The Guardian

by Gerald N. Lund

The Guardian
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When Carruthers "Danni" McAllister receives an antique pouch as a birthday gift from her grandfather, her first reaction is disappointment. "Don't assume that something is empty just because there's nothing there," her grandfather warns. Danni learns that for nearly two hundred years, the mysterious pouch—with its astonishing hidden secrets—has been handed down from generation to generation, and each new owner has had to discover how to access the power it holds, or suffer the penalty of using the pouch unwisely.

While Danni struggles to understand the power of the pouch, her father's discovery of a rhodium mine makes her family the target of a deadly extortionist plot, and the strange pouch is Danni's only hope of saving her family.

In the spirit of The Alliance, The Freedom Factor, and Leverage Point, author Gerald N. Lund blends gripping, fast-paced suspense with a timeless message for readers of all ages.

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based upon 19 reviews
Clean entertainment but very slow moving
By , Submitted on 2015-02-25

This book did not hold my attention until the last few chapters. It is very clean entertainment which i appreciate. I think Mr Lund should stick to writing historical novels. Not his style or best work. Very cheesy at times.

Come one come all - READ THIS BOOK!
By , Submitted on 2015-02-25

GREAT book!! Great story line, wonderful characters, family traditions and values and content that sucks you into the story and keeps you from putting the book down. I've read a number of Gerald Lund's book and have enjoyed them all. I look forward to his next one!! Thank you for sharing your talent with us!!

A great family fiction that you can share with your teen or your mom.
By , Submitted on 2015-02-25

I received an advanced copy of this book and was immediately intrigued with the opening. The main character quickly ages from 13 to 16 but the rest of the book occurs in a matter of four or five days. Dani McCallister was given an old family heirloom in the shape of a weathered pouch. On her 16th birthday, it quickly becomes her most valued possession when her family is taken hostage in an extortionist plot and it may be the only thing that could save them. Little does Dani know, but the pouch posses magical powers including money creation, messages written on windows of cars in front of her, and can make her seem invisible. Will Dani and her brother Cody be able to save their parents and Grandpere? This is a great book for teens and adults to read and share.

About the Author

Gerald N. Lund

Elder Gerald N. Lund received his B.A. and M.S. degrees in sociology from Brigham Young University. He served for thirty-five years in the Church Educational System, and he served as a member of the Second Quorum of the Seventy from 2002 to 2008. He is a prolific and bestselling author of both fiction and nonfiction and is best known for his historical novels, including The Work and the Glory series, Fire of the Covenant, The Kingdom and the Crown series, and The Undaunted. He and his late wife, Lynn, are the parents of seven children.

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