The Ohgood Caristic by John Buckley
Series: TWISTING FOREVER, Book 1.
Approx. 148,360 words.
Published on August 19, 2012.
A coup is nearly successful leaving ruler Dr. Famaron Venge to deciver what went wrong. He also has the added charge of taking care of his friend's kids, as they are besieged on all sides by murderers. And his world of Parscan suddenly has all the trappings of an all out civil war, with rival factions fighting for control.