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Dan Klefstad’s ‘Fiona’s Guardians’ contain dark, deviously twisted characters, not your everyday events, and are written in an engaging and humorous writing style — I love it!
What if you were dying to make money — real money?! What if you were offered the job of a lifetime because of your “unwavering persistence to get the job done“? An eight-figure salary plus benefits.. a job we can only dream of, right?!
But the job comes with a warning. One the applicant better take seriously.! One that tells him not only will he get his hands dirty, he will also have to devote “every day of your prime years to one employer who demands utter secrecy and loyalty.” He must not stare at his employer nor call her.. a vampire. She and her family are ‘Strigoi.’ Never forget this!
What happens when ‘Wolf’ for that will be his name henceforth, is employed by Fiona will shock you. Perhaps not. After all, you know what vampires are like, don’t you? Then again, you’ve never met the gorgeous Fiona…
*Fiona’s Guardians Podcast Presentation*
Now you can listen to Artist Ensemble’s adaptation of Dan Klefstad’s vampire novel. This podcast presentation of Fiona’s Guardians is available here. Once you land, just scroll down a bit to find the audio. Enjoy!
About Dan Klefstad
Since 1997 Dan Klefstad has been waking NPR station WNIJ listeners with the latest news and other information. Throughout the year, the author immerses himself in works written by Illinois and Wisconsin authors after which he interviews these writers for Morning Edition and records them reading excerpts. If you are interested in these interviews and excerpts, check out WNIJ’s “Read With Me” book series archive. Apart from Fiona’s Guardians, Dan Klefstad has also written Shepherd & the Professor and has published a short story ‘The Caretaker’ in the journal Crack the Spine (issue 209). He lives and writes in DeKalb, Illinois, and Williams Bay, Wisconsin.