The mysteries of Agatha's past threaten to expose themselves when Joseph investigates a noise he hears in the middle of the night and stumbles upon a world that he didn’t even know existed. Her quiet life in the suburbs is about to come crashing down around her.
When their son is kidnapped, Joseph and Agatha have to rely on each other to figure out why he was taken and how to get him back, whatever the cost.
Along the way, Agatha discovers to her horror that even her most deeply buried secrets are finding their way back to her. And the consequences are inescapable.
Vulcan Rising is the first book in The Zauberi Chronicles series. It is a work of contemporary/dark fantasy where Stephen King's The Institute meets Brandon Sanderson's Steelheart and Neil Gaiman's Neverwhere.
J. W. Judge is a lawyer by day and a writer in the wee morning hours before the sun breaks the horizon. His debut novel, Vulcan Rising, is scheduled for publication with Scarlet Oak Press on June 1, 2021. He is now working on the second book in The Zauberi Chronicles trilogy, Walls Ascending.