Motivated by his son’s long battle with brain cancer, businessman turned author B.E. Boucher created the Jonster the Monster and the Bear trilogy to offer escape and encouragement to young people fighting life-threatening illnesses. As they search for the Sceptre, Jonster and the Bear learn that optimism and hope are key to overcoming impossible odds. In the Sceptre, the author weaves childhood experiences with imaginative adventures and humor to create unforgettable characters, enduring memories, and Inspiration. Mr. Boucher also authored the Grosswords anthology of short stories geared to younger readers. In a fun and thought-provoking way, Grosswords focuses on the eternal faceoff between kids and parents as they confront offbeat situations and surprising twists.