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Jeff Stone lives in the Midwest with his wife and two children and practices the martial arts daily.

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Jeff Stone lives in the Midwest with his wife and two children and practices the martial arts daily. Though Mr. Stone isn't Chinese, his wife is. She’s from Hong Kong and speaks Cantonese, Mandarin, and English fluently. They have two children, a daughter age 5 and a son age 3. Both children speak Cantonese and English. Mr. Stone thinks his English skills are pretty good, but his Cantonese still needs a lot of work.
Like the Five Ancestors, Mr. Stone was adopted as an infant. He began searching for his birth mother when he was eighteen and found her fifteen years later... Read More

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The Five Ancestors Book 4: Crane
Written by Jeff Stone
Trade Paperback

Hok, a crane-style Kung Fu master, is also a master at hiding. For the past 12 years, she has hidden the fact that she is a girl. Now her rogue brother, Ying, and his army have placed a huge price on her head. Fortunately, she manages to make it to Keifeng... Read More
 





The Five Ancestors Book 4: Crane
Written by Jeff Stone
eBook

Hok, a crane-style Kung Fu master, is also a master at hiding. For the past 12 years, she has hidden the fact that she is a girl. Now her rogue brother, Ying, and his army have placed a huge price on her head. Fortunately, she manages to make it to Keifeng... Read More
 





The Five Ancestors Book 7: Dragon
Written by Jeff Stone
eBook

Long, the dragon-style warrior, saw his temple burned, his brothers killed, and his novice siblings fleeing to the four winds. But that was many months ago. Now the five young warriors have reunited with Ying, the redeemed renegade who put all of these events in motion, and ShaoShu, the mousy street... Read More
 





The Five Ancestors Book 5: Eagle
Written by Jeff Stone
Trade Paperback

For year, Ying hated his grandmaster for denying him the opportunity to train as a Dragon, and held a deep resentment for his five younger brothers–grandmaster’s favorites. He took his revenge and burnt the Cangzhen temple to the ground, but the five youngsters survived and continue to be a thorn in... Read More
 





The Five Ancestors Book 5: Eagle
Written by Jeff Stone
eBook

For year, Ying hated his grandmaster for denying him the opportunity to train as a Dragon, and held a deep resentment for his five younger brothers–grandmaster’s favorites. He took his revenge and burnt the Cangzhen temple to the ground, but the five youngsters survived and continue to be a thorn in... Read More
 





Five Ancestors Out of the Ashes #3: Jackal
Written by Jeff Stone
Hardcover

Jake explores his super-smart, sneaky Jackal side in the final installment of this high-octane, page-turning series!
 
After all the excitement and danger he and his friends survived in California, Jake just wants to chill out and ride his bike. Then he gets an offer he can’t refuse—the chance to train... Read More
 





Five Ancestors Out of the Ashes #3: Jackal
Written by Jeff Stone
eBook

Jake explores his super-smart, sneaky Jackal side in the final installment of this high-octane, page-turning series!
 
After all the excitement and danger he and his friends survived in California, Jake just wants to chill out and ride his bike. Then he gets an offer he can’t refuse—the chance to train... Read More
 





Five Ancestors Out of the Ashes #3: Jackal
Written by Jeff Stone
Hardcover Library Binding

Jake explores his super-smart, sneaky Jackal side in the final installment of this high-octane, page-turning series!
 
After all the excitement and danger he and his friends survived in California, Jake just wants to chill out and ride his bike. Then he gets an offer he can’t refuse—the chance to train... Read More
 





Five Ancestors Out of the Ashes #2: Lion
Written by Jeff Stone
Trade Paperback

Road bike racing rules in this action-packed adventure perfect for cycling fans, readers of the popular Five Ancestors series, and anyone who loves a fast-paced page-turner.
 
Ryan Vanderhausen is psyched. After his mountain biking disaster, he discovers that his size and strength make him a natural for road bike racing... Read More
 





Five Ancestors Out of the Ashes #2: Lion
Written by Jeff Stone
Hardcover

Road bike racing rules in this action-packed adventure perfect for cycling fans, readers of the popular Five Ancestors series, and anyone who loves a fast-paced page-turner.
 
Ryan Vanderhausen is psyched. After his mountain biking disaster, he discovers that his size and strength make him a natural for road bike racing... Read More
 





Five Ancestors Out of the Ashes #2: Lion
Written by Jeff Stone
eBook

Road bike racing rules in this action-packed adventure perfect for cycling fans, readers of the popular Five Ancestors series, and anyone who loves a fast-paced page-turner.
 
Ryan Vanderhausen is psyched. After his mountain biking disaster, he discovers that his size and strength make him a natural for road bike racing... Read More
 





Five Ancestors Out of the Ashes #2: Lion
Written by Jeff Stone
Hardcover Library Binding

Road bike racing rules in this action-packed adventure perfect for cycling fans, readers of the popular Five Ancestors series, and anyone who loves a fast-paced page-turner.
 
Ryan Vanderhausen is psyched. After his mountain biking disaster, he discovers that his size and strength make him a natural for road bike racing... Read More
 





The Five Ancestors Book 2: Monkey
Written by Jeff Stone
Trade Paperback

At 11-years-old, Malao is the youngest of the Five Ancestors. Master of the monkey fighting style, he’s curious and quick, fast and fun-loving. But now, with the destruction of the temple and the deaths of his older brothers and Grandmaster, Malao the fun-loving monkey is forced to face things he’d rather... Read More
 





The Five Ancestors Book 2: Monkey
Written by Jeff Stone
Hardcover

At 11-years-old, Malao is the youngest of the Five Ancestors. Master of the monkey fighting style, he’s curious and quick, fast and fun-loving. But now, with the destruction of the temple and the deaths of his older brothers and Grandmaster, Malao the fun-loving monkey is forced to face things he’d rather... Read More
 





The Five Ancestors Book 2: Monkey
Written by Jeff Stone
eBook

At 11-years-old, Malao is the youngest of the Five Ancestors. Master of the monkey fighting style, he’s curious and quick, fast and fun-loving. But now, with the destruction of the temple and the deaths of his older brothers and Grandmaster, Malao the fun-loving monkey is forced to face things he’d rather... Read More
 





The Five Ancestors Book 6: Mouse
Written by Jeff Stone
Trade Paperback

Little street urchin ShaoSu has always wanted to belong. His small size makes him an easy target for bullies and baddies and this little “mouse” always needs a place to hide. When he is befriended by Hok and Ying, he thinks he has found a new family, and eagerly tags along... Read More
 





The Five Ancestors Book 6: Mouse
Written by Jeff Stone
eBook

Little street urchin ShaoSu has always wanted to belong. His small size makes him an easy target for bullies and baddies and this little “mouse” always needs a place to hide. When he is befriended by Hok and Ying, he thinks he has found a new family, and eagerly tags along... Read More
 





The Five Ancestors Book 6: Mouse
Written by Jeff Stone
Hardcover Library Binding

Little street urchin ShaoSu has always wanted to belong. His small size makes him an easy target for bullies and baddies and this little “mouse” always needs a place to hide. When he is befriended by Hok and Ying, he thinks he has found a new family, and eagerly tags along... Read More
 





Five Ancestors Out of the Ashes #1: Phoenix
Written by Jeff Stone
Trade Paperback

It is 350 years after the events of The Five Ancestors. Phoenix Collns lives in Indiana with his grandfather who is teaching him kung fu. But Phoenix's real love is mountain bike racing. When unsettling  events reveal that his grandfather is not only one of the legendary five Cangzhen monks, but... Read More
 





Five Ancestors Out of the Ashes #1: Phoenix
Written by Jeff Stone
Hardcover

It is 350 years after the events of The Five Ancestors. Phoenix Collns lives in Indiana with his grandfather who is teaching him kung fu. But Phoenix's real love is mountain bike racing. When unsettling  events reveal that his grandfather is not only one of the legendary five Cangzhen monks, but... Read More
 





Five Ancestors Out of the Ashes #1: Phoenix
Written by Jeff Stone
eBook

It is 350 years after the events of The Five Ancestors. Phoenix Collns lives in Indiana with his grandfather who is teaching him kung fu. But Phoenix's real love is mountain bike racing. When unsettling  events reveal that his grandfather is not only one of the legendary five Cangzhen monks, but... Read More
 





The Five Ancestors Book 3: Snake
Written by Jeff Stone
Trade Paperback

Twelve-year-old Seh is a snake-style master and a keeper of secrets. Close-lipped and ever-watchful, he has used his highly attuned senses to collect information about his brothers, his temple, and even Grandmaster. Now, with the temple and Grandmaster gone, Seh sheds his orange robe like an old skin, joins a bandit... Read More
 





The Five Ancestors Book 3: Snake
Written by Jeff Stone
eBook

Twelve-year-old Seh is a snake-style master and a keeper of secrets. Close-lipped and ever-watchful, he has used his highly attuned senses to collect information about his brothers, his temple, and even Grandmaster. Now, with the temple and Grandmaster gone, Seh sheds his orange robe like an old skin, joins a bandit... Read More
 





The Five Ancestors Book 1: Tiger
Written by Jeff Stone
Trade Paperback

Twelve-year-old Fu and his temple brothers Malao, Seh, Hok, and Long don’t know who their parents were. Raised from infancy by their grandmaster, they think of their temple as their home and their fellow warrior monks—their “temple brothers”—as their family. Then one terrible night, the temple is destroyed. Fu and his... Read More
 





The Five Ancestors Book 1: Tiger
Written by Jeff Stone
eBook

Tiger clips along at a lightning pace!”—Eoin Colfer

Twelve-year-old Fu and his temple brothers Malao, Seh, Hok, and Long don’t know who their parents were. Raised from infancy by their grandmaster, they think of their temple as their home and their fellow warrior monks as their family. Then one terrible night, the... Read More
 

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