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The Secret City

The Sceptre: “A Jonster the Monster and the Bear adventure”
Young Adult Novel by B.E. Boucher

The Sceptre: “A Jonster the Monster and the Bear adventure”
by B.E. Boucher


B E Boucher is the author of the Jonster the Monster and the Bear trilogy. The Sceptre introduces Jonster the Monster and the Bear and friends to readers badly in need of good YA Fantasy stories. The Secret City is the second book in the series and continues the fantasy adventures of his beloved son Geof “the Bear,” who passed away in 2021 due to complications from brain cancer. To honor the spirit and values of his son, Boucher gives encouragement and hope to young people who are facing life threatening illnesses, bullying, or other tests of the soul. Geof was an “I got this” battler and an inspiration to everyone he touched. In the trilogy, the Bear teaches young people that their troubles can be overcome with humor, imagination, and a never say die attitude.

The author poses next to a painting of a white buffalo by the noted native American artist Godfrey Broken Rope. You may remember the name Broken Rope from the Sceptre, and he figures prominently in the Secret City. He used to come to Sheridan during the rodeo and All American Indian Days. He would set up shop outside a store on Main Street. People would come and he would make them paintings on masonry boards. Most of them were landscapes. He would say, “do you want trees…do you want mountains… do you want a lake…. do you want a sunset?” And whatever somebody wanted, he would paint it for them. And he painted most of them in 30 minutes or less. He frequently used house paint as his medium. Something like the white buffalo is extremely rare for him. I am quite happy to have found it, especially since when you read the Secret City (as you should), a white buffalo figures prominently in the story.

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The Sceptre

Did you ever dream of traveling to an alternate universe? I actually did it. I am the Bear, high school kid.

My life-long wish has been to find my mother who disappeared when I was a baby. And Indian medicine man told me it was possible to find her, but I would have to look in the magical kingdom of his ancestors. My friends said they would go with me if I gave it a shot. So I did. Be careful what you wish for. We promptly found ourselves in a fantasy land where we met Uriah, a talking cocker spaniel. He told me my destiny was sealed by an ancient scroll that prophesied an unlikely hero who would come out of nowhere to save his homeland from destruction by an evil king. He said I was that hero. No pressure.

Life in Uriah’s world is one big twist. Nothing is what it seems. Both good and evil attempt to trick me at every turn, and I continually struggle to separate illusion from reality. My friends might not be who I think they are, and I am forced to trust my life to a lovable, but self-centered dog. I could use a little help. Join me. Together we can solve the secret of the Sceptre

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