Oakdale, MN (Vocus) May 27, 2010
The revelation of Spoonworld begins as Chuck Marsters gives readers a saga of intrigue, mystery, and suspense in The Guardian & the FarCaller. The first of five Spoonworld novels, this book tells of secrets kept for centuries, known to only a few, involving powers simple yet profound that change the lives of everyone who tries to master them.
The story begins when Lee Kaaler returns home from a weekend vacation on the Oregon coast only to find his apartment has been ransacked, and every one of his spoons has been stolen. A week later, his parents’ home is also broken into, again with only spoons taken. Who and why would anyone tear someone’s home apart to steal spoons?
The Guardian & the FarCaller is the first of an exciting series about age-old objects endowed with mystical powers – and those who seek to control them. In this book, Lee discovers his heritage as Guardian of these objects and their secrets, and struggles to learn and master the unusual and massive responsibilities that have fallen upon him.
The epic opening volume is, in many ways, a tour de force by rising novelist Chuck Marsters; one that impressively reflects the author’s unusual perspective on contemporary fantasy and reveals unseen but very real powers that could flourish here? today—with no one the wiser.
This book will be featured in the 2010 American Library Association Annual Book Exhibit in Washington, DC, on June 25-28, 2010. For more information, log on to Xlibris.com.
About the Author
Chuck Marsters began reading Science Fiction and Fantasy while attending Junior High School in Dallas, Oregon. That fascination has remained strong throughout his life. This, his first book, reflects his unique insight on fantasy and how it could exist and flourish invisibly in today’s world. Marsters lives near St. Paul, Minnesota with his wife, Jeanie, his best critic. He is presently working on the next of the five Spoonworld novels.
The Guardian & the FarCaller * by Chuck Marsters
A Spoonworld Novel
Publication Date: December 10, 2007
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