Max Elliot Anderson’s Books for Reluctant Readers

Max Elliot Anderson grew up as a reluctant reader. In fact, he hated to read. Years later he began to research why this had happened. Based on his findings, he has crafted mysteries and adventures that young readers have a hard time putting down.

Because he has spent a lifetime in the production of exciting movies, commercials, and television programs, he brings a unique, visual style to his writing

Through his first seven books, readers will be transported to the harsh freezing winter of TERROR AT WOLF LAKE. MOUNTAIN CABIN MYSTERY will provide the excitement of the Colorado Rockies while LEGEND OF THE WHITE WOLF takes place around Yellowstone. SECRET OF ABBOTT’S CAVE transports the reader into a cave experience in Virginia. Like to take a trip to a remote fishing area of Canada? Then NORTH WOODS POACHERS will do the trick. BIG RIG RUSTLERS takes place on a massive cattle ranch in present day Wyoming. And, NEWSPAPER CAPER is filled with excitement as the main characters unravel a car-theft, chop-shop ring in their town.

Along with heart-pounding action and excitement, books by Max Elliot Anderson also provide an opportunity to learn about new things. Each book has been highly researched, providing an educational experience, without the reader even realizing it. Read over 40 pages of reviews at

Each book has completely different characters, setting, and plot. Readers have reported that reading a book by Max Elliot Anderson is like being in an exciting or scary movie. Yet each story carries powerful messages concerning moral and spiritual values, right and wrong, telling the truth, and many others. All contain as much excitement and adventure as any reader, 8 and up, can handle.

Max Elliot Anderson PO Box 4126 Rockford, IL 61110      Author web site

Distributed by Baker and Taylor, or order books from, read about them at or order signed copies directly, with a check, by writing to the above address. Books are $10.95 each. Shipping and handling is $5 for the first 3 copies, $10 for 4 or more.

Let the summer of mysteries and adventures begin!


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