The Masked Family

The Masked Family

by Robert Jeschonek
     
 

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Cary Beacon is a super-hero in his own mind. His mission to rescue two endangered children leads him to Mexico, where he teams up with a masked wrestler who is crazier than he is. As Cary and the wrestler fight the battle of their lives to save the kids, Cary?s disappearance forces together his fractured family back home, torn apart by a fiery tragedy decades ago. In…  See more details below

Overview

Cary Beacon is a super-hero in his own mind. His mission to rescue two endangered children leads him to Mexico, where he teams up with a masked wrestler who is crazier than he is. As Cary and the wrestler fight the battle of their lives to save the kids, Cary?s disappearance forces together his fractured family back home, torn apart by a fiery tragedy decades ago. In their quest to find Cary, his sisters and brother must break down walls, root out secrets, and unmask an arch-enemy long thought dead. The parallel quests of Cary and his family are linked to an explosive moment in real-life history: the Ku Klux Klan's siege of the Pennsylvania mining town of Lilly in 1924.

Editorial Reviews

Email Reviews - Mike Resnick
Robert T. Jeschonek "sees the world like no one else sees it, and makes incredibly witty, incisive stories out of that skewed worldview."
superheronovels.com - Eric Searleman
"It’s about the people behind the masks—the former Klansman who devotes his life to helping the oppressed, the loony luchador who wants one last chance at cosmic retribution, and the steadfast and earnest tiny tots of the Nuclear Family."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781434883513
Publisher:
CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date:
06/07/2012
Pages:
530
Product dimensions:
5.25(w) x 8.00(h) x 1.18(d)

Meet the Author

Robert T. Jeschonek is an award-winning writer whose fiction, comics, essays, articles, and podcasts have been published around the world. His young adult urban fantasy novel, My Favorite Band Does Not Exist, was named one of Booklist's Top Ten First Novels for Youth. Simon & Schuster, DAW/Penguin Books, and DC Comics have published his work. He won the grand prize in Pocket Books' nationwide Strange New Worlds contest and was nominated for the British Fantasy Award. Visit him online at www.thefictioneer.com. You can also find him on Facebook and follow him as @TheFictioneer on Twitter.

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