For all of the local fantasy genre fans, this one's for you! Steven A. Guglich’s fantasy book debut, Piercing the Veil: Book One of The Veil Saga, is set to release on March 31st, 2023. This masterpiece has taken nearly thirteen years to create, and its release is creating much excitement in the fantasy realm. What’s even more exciting, is that Steven will be doing his first book signing on April 1st at Books On Broadway.
As a Williston resident and principal in the area for the last 14 years, Steven is excited to share his work with everyone. He has created a world and a vision that is both familiar and fantastic, blending myth and reality in a way that brings those magical stories to life. Steven intends to create more stories based around this world and characters.
Piercing the Veil is the first of a planned trilogy and follows the journey of two strangers, Jeremy Goodson and Masaru Hagen, who are brought together by an unexplainable event. They embark on a quest to uncover the truth about their connection and to discover the true magic in the world. One of them will bring hope, while the other will bring death.
The story is set in a world where magic disappeared from the Earth almost 4,000 years ago, hidden from humanity by the Veil. Those who possess magic live in ancient settlements across the globe, and over centuries they have pierced the Veil, leaving behind glimpses and shadows of the fantastic and arcane. These interactions with the world beyond the Veil have become the familiar stories of myths and legends that have been passed down for thousands of years in nearly every culture.
This book is sure to be an unforgettable journey that will make Jeremy and Masaru the living legends that we seek in the fantasy realm. However, their quest is met with opposition from those who want to keep magic out of the hands of humanity forever. The world they once knew will be forever changed, not only for themselves, but for everyone on Earth - which means that it may not be for the best.
Steven has truly brought magical creatures back to life in what is sure to be an enthralling fantasy series. He believes that everyone has a story to tell, and wants to encourage others to share their story.
For readers who want to get their hands on this tale of magic and wonder, and meet the author in person, Steven will be signing copies of Piercing the Veil on April 1st, from 1 P.M. to 4 P.M. He will also be on a book tour this summer. Perhaps this will be your next favorite fantasy series.
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