Trading Ohm (Paperback)

Book 1 of the Augurspell Mystery

By Matthew Van Vlack

Strategic Book Publishing & Rights Agency, LL, 9781622122837, 352pp.

Publication Date: December 17, 2012

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The end of the world isn't's high! And the fate of all humanity rests in the hands of five Los Angeles stoners - like literally, dude! These reluctant heroes were chosen by the Virgin Mary herself, and entrusted with the Augur, the world's most powerful object. It's been stolen from a secret vault beneath the Vatican, by a magical thief hired by the Holy Mother and the Norse god Odin. When the Augur suddenly activates itself everyone from Homeland Security, to paramilitary Jehovah's Witnesses, to Seventh-day Adventists, to a gun-toting Templar priest from the Vatican, descends upon an L.A. medical marijuana dispensary called O.H.M. looking for it. Terrified, confused and maybe just a bit stoned, our unlikely heroes must unlock the secret of the Augur before all Hell really breaks loose. Trading OHM is the first part of the Augurspell Mystery, a satirical urban fantasy epic that challenges modern man's terror of a self-made Armageddon. No political, religious or social institution is left unscathed by the unleashing of the enigmatic Augur and the hapless heroes, dictatorial villains and questionable protectors who cross continents, timelines, basic human decency and every government on Earth, to save humanity from the one force against which it has absolutely no hope...itself. Author Matthew Van Vlack weaves a modern-day fairy tale like nothing else you've ever read before. Like the Brothers Grimm in their day, this urban fantasy throws aside any preconceived notions of politics, government, morality and who truly holds the power in society.