Heroes Rising: The Power of the Crystal is an historical fantasy set in dynamic New York City. After years of standing proudly in the bay of New York as the symbol of freedom for all, the famed Statue of Liberty comes to life and abandons her post. She’s fed up with everyone taking the gift of freedom for granted. And she might have gotten away with it too if eight-year-old Nick Paolo and his older brother Adam hadn’t witnessed the statue escaping. Nick and Adam are thrust into a dangerous world of magic and mystery as they embark on a journey through time to convince the Statue of Liberty to return to her pedestal. History comes to life in this exciting adventure novel that is the first in a series.