Seeking Similar Adventure Stories for Children

Mystery Light in Cranberry Cove by Candy McMudd is a story for ages 10 and up. It’s about Prim, who is 12, her younger brother Henry, age 10, and their mother who arrive at their cottage in Cranberry Cove to spend the summer. Her cousin, Shona, who is the same age, comes with her.

They meet up with another cousin, Ellis, also the same age, and together they stumble onto the biggest mysteries of the cove.

It’s a story about adventure, ghost stories, pirates, searching for treasure, seaside exploring and discovering family history. It takes place in the 1990s and returns readers to a simpler time when kids enjoyed outdoor activities and were not tied to screens.

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