A family full of magical secrets. An enemy who practices the dark arts. Can Thomas and Julia defeat a fearsome foe and find an enchanted cure? Living with their grandparents, Thomas and Julia's quiet life is cruelly disrupted when their grandfather is stung by a creepy large bee with bat wings. Upset and worried as he grows sicker by the hour, they hope anxiously that their newly discovered great-aunt can help them track down a cure. Learning their unusual relative is a witch equipped with a real crystal ball, Julia is delighted to discover she might be able to do magic, while science-minded Thomas doesn’t believe in hocus-pocus and just wants to find an antidote. But when the siblings learn the special ingredients they need lie in a perilous mystical forest, their rescue quest pits them against an enemy wielding the dark arts. Can they gather the magical ingredients for the magic potion in time, or will they be the next victims of this evil foe? Their grandfather's life is hanging by a thread and time is running out.... The Mysterious Bat-Bee is the thrilling first book in the Thomas and Julia’s Magical Adventures middle grade fantasy suspense series. If you like well-crafted characters, intriguing plots, and fast-paced action, then you’ll love C. S. Ferdinand’s tale of perseverance and courage. Buy The Mysterious Bat-Bee and join this magical adventure today!