Readers that still secretly yearn for alternate lives in the lands of Oz or Narnia must read Evan & the Land of Letin: A Heart Afire. This first installment in a fresh new series is contemporary take on classic o
therworld tales. But, instead of the expected adolescent leading our way through a new world, we have Evan Transce, a complex protagonist less like Dorothy Gale and more like Holden Caulfield and Charlie the Wallflower.
Evan is months away from graduating high school when he witnesses his grandparents die by way of a vanishing, seemingly sentient flame. On top of balancing social and school stresses, Evan now begins to question the validity and reality of everything around him. Despite logic and reasoning, Evan knows one thing for certain - the fire is now his foe.
Lured by a watery reflection that isn't his, Evan soon finds himself in a dark and dying land. Memories of his life before quickly fade, but on the horizon, a Great Fire has overtaken the sea. Something deep in Evan tells him this is the same flame from his suppressed past.
Guided by a bodiless voice, Evan faces off against a monstrous flying cat, a decomposing warlock, and a nature-wielding witch, before being rescued by powerful elphs who whisk him to their kingdom above. With Evan's help, the elphs aim to discover a limitless life source, said to destroy the Great Fire...
About the Author:
Jared was born in 1990, approximately 100 yards away from Walt Whitman's grave, with the given last name of Caracciolo. Approximately 24 years later, still unable to pronounce his last name, he dropped it for something far simpler. He currently lives in an attic with slanted ceilings in the South of New Jersey. Fortunately for him, in that little old attic, there's uncountable secret passages that take him to whichever quadrant across the Land of Letin that his heart desires in a blink of an eye...
Jared is an avid reader, an admitted pop-music addict, and an eternally heart-broken Philadelphia sports fan.
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