Time travel; Ancient Egyptian history, culture, and myths; Family estrangement; Cross-cultural friendship; Coming of age.
Boy Between Worlds-Book Two
The Novice Collector
In book two, Boy Between Worlds: The Novice Collector, Max spends his days learning to master the cabinet’s ancient magic, escaping at night with his new friend Youssef to explore the streets of Cairo. When the Lieutenant, leader of a local antiquities trafficking gang, resurfaces with a plan to steal treasure on its way to the Cairo Museum, Max must use what he’s learned of the cabinet’s magic to stop the Lieutenant before it’s too late