Hey folks! Welcome to our first Otherworld stop of the week. We’ve got an awesome fantasy in store for you today from a very talented new author on the rise. Read on to learn more about The Sanctus Chronicles.
Author D. P. Leimgruber unveils a new labor of love in his new family friendly fantasy, The Sanctus Chronicles: The Plague of Tradium. The book is light and whimsical where it needs to be, ensuring it appeals to young readers and parents to kids with active imaginations. Leading the story forward are characters that are charming and relatable to kids. Leimgruber’s writing has a lovely, poetic cadence that lends itself even more so to the stories within a story. Leimgruber was able to include short stories and poetry that leave the book feeling richer and livelier, and not a departing from the main book. To top it off, there are lovely illustrations by Rosann A. Portes that make the book pop even more.
After the mysterious disappearance of their parents, the Sanctus children are assigned to the Tradium Boarding School, where magic is studied but never truly practiced.
Paul discovers a mystic book and his own magical gift which may save the school and his younger siblings’ lives. When a deadly plague breaches the castle walls, will his sister Hope use her own unique gifts to save the school, even if her own family must pay the ultimate cost?
The Sanctus Chronicles: The Plague of Tradium is a tale full of unique supernatural gifts and the wisdom of great literature that children of all ages will delight in, and the whole family can read together.
The Sanctus Chronicles is so immersive that fans won’t realize they’ve made their way through so much of the story before they near the end. There is plenty of curtain to draw back here, and the author does so deftly, ensuring that the pacing is perfect and that revelations feel earned and enjoyable. This is a tale that is full of entertainment, magic and majesty that will keep readers coming back for more. They’ll need to make a return trip, as well, because the book ends with an exciting promise for a sequel. While Leimgruber works on that, it’s a great time to pick up the first in the series, as it is on sale! Check out The Sanctus Chronicles: The Plague of Tradium on Amazon today!
Images provided courtesy of D. P. Leimgruber.