BOZ: Prologue & Chapters 1-2

BOZ: A Teenager, His Weird Friends and a Quest That Changed Their Lives By Elizabeth Burton Mendenhall Prologue This may be the strangest book you’ve ever read. The story is unique and may seem unbelievable, so I suggest you suspend doubt and just enjoy a great story. And because these events took place in ancient…… Continue reading BOZ: Prologue & Chapters 1-2

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BOZ: Chapters 3-5

BOZ CHAPTER 3: Taking A Chance (Boz) I had a lot on my mind as I turned into the student lot that morning. I put it all on hold long enough to pilot Bertha into a too-small parking spot on the edge of the lot. Liz was so excited to be at Empire that she…… Continue reading BOZ: Chapters 3-5

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BOZ: Chapters 6-8

BOZ CHAPTER 6: A Little Help From My Friend His steely blue eyes made her want to forget her troubles like the sparkle of a new snowfall makes you forget the cold, dead ground underneath. She was much too sensible to be thinking like this. His hands were like a velvet vise, holding her tightly,…… Continue reading BOZ: Chapters 6-8

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BOZ: Chapters 9-11

BOZ CHAPTER 9: The Date (Mary) For that half hour before Boz was due to arrive, I’d been a nervous wreck. I’d paced the floor, bit my nails and looked myself over in the bathroom mirror at least ten times. The way I was acting, you’d think I’d never been on a date before. That…… Continue reading BOZ: Chapters 9-11

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Boz: Chapters 12-14

BOZ CHAPTER 12: Two Girls and a Bench Liz Burton had never gone to Waterford Park alone and hadn’t planned on doing so that Sunday either, but as she stood in front of Julie’s house that morning, she felt dread. She rocked back and forth for several minutes, staring up at Julie’s window.  She’s probably…… Continue reading Boz: Chapters 12-14

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BOZ: Chapters 15-17

BOZ CHAPTER 15: Day of Surprises Grade Day was a unique tradition at Empire High. It was the last day of each term and all assignments and exams were to be completed the day before. Teachers were required to have grades ready to mark on report cards students carried from class to class. Official report…… Continue reading BOZ: Chapters 15-17

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BOZ: Chapter 18-20

BOZ CHAPTER 18: A Wounded Heart Three friends spent the rest of grade day at Waterford Park. It was almost deserted early on a weekday afternoon, and that was just fine with them. Mary had picked the park because she felt safe there and thought it would be perfect for revealing her secret. The sleeping…… Continue reading BOZ: Chapter 18-20

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BOZ: Chapters 21-23

BOZ CHAPTER 21: The Gall of Bitterness — Part 2 (Boz) I had no idea what came over me. I loved those guys and their message. I’d wanted my family to hear it for so long, but now that the elders were teaching, all I could feel was anger. I didn’t even know who I…… Continue reading BOZ: Chapters 21-23

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BOZ: Chapters 24-25

BOZ CHAPTER 24: The Sting Scott Seager was in a good mood that morning! And why not? He had just scored the sweetest victory of his life – destroying his biggest rival. Boz had tortured him for years and Scott had felt helpless at his hand, especially before he’d known who the tormentor was, but…… Continue reading BOZ: Chapters 24-25

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BOZ: Chapter 26 and Epilogue

BOZ CHAPTER 26: The Last Page Linda Shumway didn’t come to Camp Coronado in 1974. Had she been at camp… She would have seen Boz back doing the work he loved and met Craze, Floyd and Clint – who came with him that summer. She would have heard the story you’ve just read and insisted…… Continue reading BOZ: Chapter 26 and Epilogue

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