The Staff of Naught by Tom Liberman
Series: Tales of Corland.
Approx. 99,760 words.
Published on September 27, 2011.
The Staff of Naught is a Sword and Sorcery novel that tells the story of Tanner Wilmer, his family and friends as they try to destroy an ancient relic from the Old Empire before it can bring its malevolent influence on the town of Iv's Folly. Arrayed against them are various factions all who hope to use the staff for their own ends.