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Spy Gear Adventures: The Secret of Stoneship Woods

Cover of Spy Gear Adventures: The Secret of Stoneship Woods by Rick Barba.
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A group of ordinary suburban kids get thrown into a wild spy adventure in Spy Gear Adventures: The Secret of Stoneship Woods. Find out all the super secret details right here.

Spy Gear Adventures: The Secret of Stoneship Woods - Suburban Spies

Josh and Lucas Bixby lead fairly ordinary suburban lives. They play video games, go to soccer practice, make fun of their parents, and just hang out. But things change when the Bixby brothers and their best friends, Cyril Wong and Lexi Lopez (no relation to Jennifer) stumble upon an abandoned warehouse filled with high-tech spy gear.

Spy Gear Adventures: The Secret of Stoneship Woods - Team Spy Gear

The discovery of the abandoned warehouse sets Josh, Lucas, Cyril and Lexi on a mission to figure out why a hacker-dude name Marco is hanging out in the woods with a massive coil of cable. Is he trying to download free music? Is he just trying to meet cute girls online? Or could he be part of a plot to bring down the Internet??!! As the newly formed Team Spy Gear goes about using various spy gadgets to find out what Marco is up to, they are also forced to deal with freaky teachers and snoopy parents.

The Secret of Stoneship Woods - Bottom Line

The first book in the new Spy Gear Adventures series is a fast-paced and funny spy story. It's a well written book that wannabe spies or bored suburban kids will definitely relate to. The author, Rick Barba, packs the book with plenty of sarcasm and fun humor. The first Spy Gear Adventure is also packed with a healthy dose of product placement for Wild Planet Spy Gear - a cool line of spy toys and gadgets. This doesn't necessarily take away from the story - just be aware that this series is part spy adventure and part toy commercial. But if you're an ordinary suburban kid, like Josh and Lucas Bixby, product placement is nothing new. And it's the least of your concerns, when you live in a world filled with mysterious dudes, named Marco, who are up to no good.

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