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  • Cancer: Book Four in the ZODIAC DOZEN SERIES
SKU: 9781645383567

Cancer: Book Four in the ZODIAC DOZEN SERIES


Cancer: Book Four in the ZODIAC DOZEN SERIES

Written by Oliver Bestul


Middle Grade Fiction – Adventure – Astrological Mythology

ISBN 9781645383567





Candace has gotten used to her new living situation. Though she might have to sleep on a cold surface and eat bricks of jelly parachuted down by the government, and survive with only a staticky radio for entertainment, living in the basement of her school with a bunch of strangers really isn’t that bad. It beats the alternative: joining the army of mindless zombies outside who have for a month been searching for the Orb of the Zodiac.


Unfortunately, for Candace, good things never seem to last. When she’s jolted onto the streets again - streets teeming with what seems like a million menacing Moon-men - she decides it’s high time she stopped hiding and took things into her own hand. It doesn’t hurt that her hand happens to have the strength of a hundred women, or that she’s strapped a laser sword of sorts to the other wrist! In other words: watch out, Moon-men!


Though the members of the Zodiac Dozen are all scattered across the far corners of the zombified “Zone Q”, there’s no one alive more capable than Candace to reunite them. Based on what’s coming, they’re gonna need it.





Oliver Bestul lives in the Bay View neighborhood of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and has been writing there since he was in his teens.


With a picture book, a few plays, some poetry, and a feature-length film under his belt, he decided to try his hand at entertaining a new kind of audience: middle-schoolers! Inspired by the chapter books and comics of his youth, he sat down and started The Zodiac Dozen, a 12-book superhero series for kids!


In writing the series, he likes to say he gives his young readers a lot of credit, challenging them to explore new vocabulary, genres, and life outlooks. Like the twelve main characters of his books, he’s excited to grow from the adventure alongside his audience!


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