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Publisher's Summary

Orphan. Superhero. Thief.
Dogboy, aka Bronson Black, is Colta City’s 13-year-old superhero. When his parents die in a car accident he’s left in the custody of his mysterious Uncle Randolph. Using his magic kit and a strange precognitive power he protects the city from Andrus and his Guild of Thieves.
Along the way he befriends Cindy McNeil, a wannabe reporter with a secret of her own, and Mr. Horum, his boss at The Old Curiosity Shop.
When the guild captures Dogboy he must decide whether to join them or take them down once and for all as he embraces his destiny as one of the "good guys."
©2013 Bill Meeks (P)2014 Bill Meeks
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By Amazon Customer on 07-09-14

A grand adventure for young and old alike!

If you could sum up Dogboy in three words, what would they be?

Well polished, super heroic & surprising!

What did you like best about this story?

At it's core it has several very good and important life lessons for the younger folks and older ones will find themselves transported to a younger time.

Which scene was your favorite?

The finale in the park has so many neat little pay-offs.

If you were to make a film of this book, what would the tag line be?

Orphan. Superhero. Thief.

Any additional comments?

Ever fantasize about having super powers and saving the day? I have and this story helped me revisit that part of myself again and I really enjoyed that ride.

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By Karen Decker on 06-30-14

Entertaining book; odd narration

What was one of the most memorable moments of Dogboy?

It definitely gained momentum as the story went, which is what you want. It started out interesting, took some meandering side trips (or so it seemed), and seemed to jump around a couple of times (but perhaps that was me getting distracted), and was most enjoyable for the last hour as various pieces of the story clicked into place.

Would you listen to another book narrated by Nathan Beatty?

I don't know. Nathan had some excellent character voices. There was something odd about his reading of the narrator, however. I couldn't quite put my finger on it, but it was a bit distracting. At times, I thought perhaps he was doing a "cold reading", but his expertise with the character voices eliminated that possibility.

Any additional comments?

Highly recommended for children around 10-12, particularly boys. It's not necessarily a book adults will enjoy as much as children, but it's a fun ride anyway.

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