The Acolytes of Crane is about a boy named Theodore Crane. Theo is coping with the trauma of growing up with an abusive father. He is a typical boy, alternating between pulling immature pranks and acting mature for his age.
On vacation with his family and a friend, a tragic event occurs. After returning home, Theo's Dad goes to jail for abusing him, so Theo goes to live with his grandparents.
Without his grandparents' permission, Theo goes back to Taylor Falls alone to pay his respects. While there, he gets sucked into an all-out battle for galactic domination. He finds out he's the cornerstone of this war of good vs. evil!
J. D. Tew wrote an excellent book that was jam-packed with adventure and action! The author has a way with words that made the story very interesting. I loved the genre of this book, which is a mix of sci-fi and fantasy.
The characters were very well written. I especially liked the character Theodore Crane, because he is a hero, and that is what I like the main character to be. I would recommend this book for ages 12 and up.