Waiting on Wednesday – The Explorers Guild: Volume One: A Passage to Shambhala by Kevin Costner and Jon Baird

October 14, 2015 Bonnie Waiting on Wednesday 5 Comments

Waiting on Wednesday – The Explorers Guild: Volume One: A Passage to Shambhala by Kevin Costner and Jon BairdThe Explorers Guild: Volume One: A Passage to Shambhala by Jon Baird, Kevin Costner
Illustrator: Rick Ross
Published by Atria Books on October 20th 2015
Pages: 784
Format: Hardcover
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The golden age of adventure stories returns with this splendidly designed, action-packed, globe-trotting tale that combines the bravura storytelling of Kipling with the irresistible style of The Adventures of Tintin.

Behind the staid public rooms of an old world gentlemen’s club operates a more mysterious organization: The Explorers Guild, a clandestine group of adventurers who bravely journey to those places in which light gives way to shadow and reason is usurped by myth. The secrets they seek are hidden in mountain ranges and lost in deserts, buried in the ocean floor and lodged deep in polar ice. The aim of The Explorers Guild: to discover the mysteries that lie beyond the boundaries of the known world.

Set against the backdrop of World War I, with Western Civilization on the edge of calamity, the first installment in The Explorers Guild series, A Passage to Shambhala, concerns the Guild's quest to find the golden city of Buddhist myth. The search will take them from the Polar North to the Mongolian deserts, through the underground canals of Asia to deep inside the Himalayas, before the fabled city finally divulges its secrets and the globe-spanning journey plays out to its startling conclusion.

The Explorers Guild is a rare publishing opportunity, powered by the creative passion of one of the world’s true storytelling masters, Kevin Costner.

About Kevin Costner

Kevin Costner is an internationally renowned filmmaker. Considered one of the most critically acclaimed and visionary storytellers of his generation, Costner has produced, directed, and/or starred in such memorable films as Dances with Wolves, JFK, The Bodyguard, Field of Dreams, Tin Cup, Bull Durham, Open Range, Hatfields & McCoys, and Black or White, among many others. He has been honored with two Academy Awards, three Golden Globe Awards, and an Emmy Award.

How is it even possible that I’m just now hearing about this book?! First I see there’s this new book by Kevin Costner, which, okay, you’ve got me already. Second, that summary sounds so beyond fantastic I can’t even. My face did something like this.

So in summary, I have a mighty, mighty need for this wonderful sounding book.

Oh and fyi, there’s a SIGNED copy by Kevin Costner on sale at B&N for only $17.

What are you waiting on this Wednesday? Leave me a link to your post and I’ll be sure to stop by!

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Waiting on Wednesday is hosted by Jill @ Breaking the Spine

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5 Responses to “Waiting on Wednesday – The Explorers Guild: Volume One: A Passage to Shambhala by Kevin Costner and Jon Baird”

  1. Jen

    I admit I did a double-take at seeing Costner’s name! But am intrigued… he’s a pretty creative guy, he’s just had some “misses” that people hang on to.
    My WoW

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