Author Barker's Book
The Obsidian Quest
Hard Shell Word Factory, Jan 2004, 163 pp.
While his stepfather is away on business in Australia, twelve years old Peter FitzArthur visits his Uncle Paul and Aunt Angela Merrilyn in New Zealand. Angela's twin sister Marian was Peter's deceased mother so they share their grief though several years have passed since the car accident took her life.
Peter and Paul's dog Dreyfus wander around the land exploring as lads often do. ...