Troy Tompkins, known as Troy CLE, is an American fiction writer from East Orange, New Jersey. He is the author of The Marvelous Effect, the first book in The Marvelous World Saga. The book follows young African-American protagonist Louis Proof. The book was released by Simon & Schuster and Random House on May 22, 2007. In which he received a six figure book deal. Troy is a graduate of Seton Hall Preparatory School and New York University (NYU).
Marvelous Effect (Book One in Marvelous World Saga
Reading level: Ages 9-12
Louis Proof is an ordinary kid.
He loves listening to hip-hop, racing radio-controlled cars, and hanging out with his best friend, Brandon. Then a mysterious letter invites him to visit the local junkyard. There he finds a secret, underground amusement park like no other in existence. This is the best day of Louis's life. The park even has the most amazing race course for radio-controlled cars. Louis starts racing right away. It's a close contest; he's about to activate his nitro boost to take the lead, when...
This is the worst day of Louis's life. Without
warning or reason, thirteen-year-old Louis Proof falls into a
coma due to a virus of a mysterious, celestial origin. When he
awakens three months later, the world that he once knew and
loved is totally out of control. He will learn that his illness
is connected to everything that is wrong, and that it's not only
his responsibility but his destiny to set things right.
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