Shelfari edited the characters of The Betrayals of Grim's Peak Wednesday, February 22, 2012.
Augustus Tomlin is found floating face-down in the waters just off the Florida coast when he is just a year old. He spends mostof his young life trying to overcome a paralyzing fear of water, and when his adoptive parents bringback to the Keys from his home state of Arizona at age fourteen, his life changes forever after a ferocious attack by several nightmarish creatures waiting for him in a cove, and a daring rescue by a girl riding a massive sea creaturethat resemblesa dragon. to
Not long after that Augie is introduced
the magical world ofGrim's Peak where underwater lakes, trimsticks and wimballs, cryptoquariums, and water arches arethe order of the day. and
Augie is immersed in this new world
must make new friends, learn how to co-exist withthe sometimes unfriendly plants, adverse underwater weather conditions, and amazing creatures likethe hippocamp, which is a creatureof legend said to be half-horse half-fish; all the while trying to figure out who his parents were; who is trying to kill him; and what his connection is to the town's founding fathers whose centuries old secrets threaten to throw the residents of this amazing world into complete chaos...