The Sun Singer's Travels

Malcolm R. Campbell's World

Get ‘The Sun Singer’ free for four days

My contemporary fantasy novel The Sun Singer, available on Kindle from Amazon, will be free December 17, 18, 19, and 20. If you’re a Kindle Unlimited customer, you can always read the book for free.

Book Description

"The Sun Singer" is gloriously convoluted, with threads that turn on themselves and lyrical prose on which you can float down the mysterious, sun-shaded channels of this charmingly liquid story. - Diana Gabaldon, Outlander Series

“The Sun Singer” is gloriously convoluted, with threads that turn on themselves and lyrical prose on which you can float down the mysterious, sun-shaded channels of this charmingly liquid story. – Diana Gabaldon, Outlander Series

Robert Adams is a normal teenager who raises tropical fish, makes money shoveling snow off his neighbors’ sidewalks, gets stuck washing the breakfast dishes, dreads trying to ask girls out on dates and enjoys listening to his grandfather’s tall tales about magic and the western mountains. Yet, Robert is cursed by a raw talent his parents refuse to talk to him about: his dreams show him what others cannot see.

When the family plans a vacation to the Montana high country, Grandfather Elliott tells Robert there’s more to the trip than his parents’ suspect. The mountains hide a hidden world where people the ailing old man no longer remembers need help and dangerous tasks remain unfinished. Thinking that he and his grandfather will visit that world together, Robert promises to help.

On the shore of a mountain lake, Robert steps alone through a doorway into a world at war where magic runs deeper than the glacier-fed rivers. Grandfather Elliott meant to return to this world before his health failed him and now Robert must resurrect a long-suppressed gift to fulfill his promises, uncover old secrets, undo the deeds of his grandfather’s foul betrayer, subdue brutal enemy soldiers in battle, and survive the trip home.

Customer Reviews

There's a free Kindle book in Santa's sleigh for you.

There’s a free Kindle book in Santa’s sleigh for you.

The book has a 4.9-star reviewer’s average on Amazon. Thanks so much to all the folks who read the novel and wrote a review of the book. It’s impossible to pick a favorite review. There are too many kind words for that. The comments include. . .

  • This is a wonderful adventure story which is hard to put down!
  • A beautiful, haunting book, and a compelling read.
  • Campbell is an alchemist, expertly blending ingredients as diverse as vision quests and quantum mechanics to deliver something more like a powerful healing tonic than a novel: a sort of literary elixir.
  • I have encountered few books that have moved me like this one has. Thomas Covenant. Lord of the Rings. Stranger in a Strange Land.
  • Mr. Campbell used his astute and unfettered imagination to weave this labyrinthine tale full of many different elements seamlessly. The landscape descriptions are dynamic and beautifully written. The matter of where Robert goes and the full blown characters that he meets along the way are all realistically believable.

I hope you enjoy the book as well.

–Malcolm

 

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