The Virginia Mysteries

Adventures with a twist of history

A Dad's Blog

Capturing some of life’s daily adventures raising three young boys

Steven K. Smith

Author, Dad, Husband, Coach, Frustrated Napper

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Ghosts of Belle Isle by Steven K.  Smith

Ghosts of Belle Isle

by Steven K. Smith

Giveaway ends October 20, 2014.

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What Readers Are Saying!

But the real surprise was the reaction of my 11 year old stepson…he doesn’t look forward to reading, ever…when I gave him the book, he started reading right in front of me. When I let him know it was time to go, he said, ‘not now, I’m reading!’

Summer of the Woods Fan

My 3rd grader just finished Mystery on Church Hill & loved it! He wants to go see St. John’s Church & head to Williamsburg to sight see there too!  I had planned on donating the books to our school library, but he didn’t want to – his reply was ‘I want to save these for my kids to read!’

Mystery on Church Hill Fan

Where Mr. Smith shines is when he involves us in actual historic events…the places and people and the skullduggery that beleaguered the famous and infamous of the 18th Century grounds the book…the book is a terrific portal to introduce history to young readers in a captivating way.

Mystery on Church Hill Fan

My nine year old, reluctant reader fell in love with the story. The mystery and adventure drew her in right away…a perfect read aloud for my seven year olds. This fast paced, wholesome adventure story will leave you wanting to take a hike with your kids! 

Summer of the Woods Fan