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About the author:
Justin was born with an active imagination on a U.S. naval base in Spain, but has spent most of his life in the shadows of the Rocky Mountains of Utah. He is bilingual, and has lived all over the world. He has four children; two boys, and two girls, and an enduring wife. He doesn't have any pets that he's aware of, but his children have been known to hide things under his bed.
In his free time Justin loves to read, write, and play games. He enjoys his close friends, and loves to make people laugh. To learn more about Justin, or his work, you can visit him at www.justinswapp.com
Justin is the author of The Magic Shop. He has also been published in several anthologies, including The Crimson Pact (Volumes 1, 2, and 5), The Memory Eater, and Short Sips: Coffee House Flash Fiction Collection 2.
The Magic Shop
Praise for The Magic Shop:
Winner of Shelf Unbound's notable middle-grade book -- Dec/Jan 2015 Issue
Indie BRAG Honoree
Reader's Favorite 5 Star Winner
Amazon Top Ranked book
Action and adventure await you in The Magic Shop! Come and claim it in book one of the Shadow Magic series.
See why fans have compared this page-turner to Harry Potter, Fablehaven, and Percy Jackson.
Marcus Fith doesn't believe in magic. And why should he? Marcus and his twin sister, Ellie, live in the loft above their grandparents magic shop, and he's all too familiar with the hand buzzers, card tricks, and fake vomit kits. So, imagine his shock when he stumbles upon his grandfather hiding something in a secret room in the magic shop -- the one that all the rumors are about.
Join Marcus and Ellie as they unravel a laundry list of family secrets, and are thrown into a world they never knew existed. Not only is the family business is a front, but Marcus has to develop his powers before the Dun-Bahr find him and assimilate the magic he was born to protect.
Will they survive?
Will they find their parents?
First Marcus and Ellie must discover the secret their grandparents have been keeping from them all these years. It all comes down to what's hidden at the Magic Shop.
Warning: This book contains wild, unpredictable adventures, and is filled with twists and turns, strange magic, and a never ending cast of shady characters and mythical creatures. Read at your own risk.
- Publication Date:
- 1522919864 / 9781522919865
- Page Count:
- Binding Type:
- US Trade Paper
- Trim Size:
- 6" x 9"
- Black and White
- Related Categories:
- Juvenile Fiction / Fantasy & Magic