Category Fantasy novels

Book Blitz- FORSAKEN NORSE WIND by Ciara Lake #AdultFantasy

I’ve not read anything with a troll of the handsome variety before, so this one piqued my interest… About the Book: A troll, a mortal, and a love hot enough to melt ice. Trapped in a vicious life, Breanna Devion survives only by the strength of her heart. Determined to have more than what her […]

Quotations by J.R.R. Tolkien

Originally posted on charles french words reading and writing:
(https://en.wikipedia.org) All of the following quotations are by J.R.R. Tolkien “I have claimed that Escape is one of the main functions of fairy-stories, and since I do not disapprove of them, it is plain that I do not accept the tone of scorn or pity with…

Spotlight & #giveaway – TRIBAL AFFAIRS by Matt Dallmann #YAfantasy

This book sounds fun, so I thought I’d share with you guys – oh, and there’s a giveaway to win a paperback copy, open Internationally! Plus one $20 Amazon gift card up for grabs as well. Book Details: Book Title: Tribal Affairs by Matt Dallmann Category: YA Fiction, 277 pages Genre: Fantasy Publisher: Matt Dallmann […]

How I sold 1,000 books over the holidays #marketing #bestseller

Here is my promised share of how I sold 1000 books and became a bestseller (in Canada and Australia, at any rate) over the 10 days of the Christmas/New Year holiday. Settle in, folks, this is going to be a long post. First up, what I did was nothing ground breaking, just plain old advertising […]

How to write horses wrong – reblog #writing

Back in November, I copied a post from Nicholas C. Rossis’ blog, in turn reblogged from Dan Koboldt, about casting horses in fiction. I subsequently followed Dan’s blog and a while ago he added a further post on the subject, which I’d like to share with you now, as it made me nod my head […]

#BookReview – WICKED DESTINY by L.C. Hibbett #urbanfantasy #witches

Just squeezing one more review in before New Year, I thought this looked a little different to the usual diet of kick ass heroines, and I was right. The blending of the modern day setting with the old Celtic gods is well done, and setting the story in Dublin, Ireland, made for a fresh read. […]

Grab yourself a holiday bargain – THE PRINCE’S MAN is on #SALE #fantasy #EpicFantasy

For a limited time only, THE PRINCE’S MAN is on sale at just 99c/99p worldwide! Find out why THE PRINCE’S MAN wins awards and rates 4.5 stars on Amazon Join Rustam Chalice, spy and ladies’ man, in a fast-paced adventure through a world of intrigue, magic, and deadly politics with a pinch of romance. Click […]

#Authors – want more exposure for your books?

My epic fantasy novel, THE PRINCE’S MAN is featured this week on THE BOOKWORM LODGE HERE Would you like your book featured too?   Here is the introductory note from the lovely Alexandra, explaining about her site: Welcome to The Bookworm Lodge! The Bookworm Lodge was created by a true bookworm who was tired of […]

#BookReview – THE HEART STONE CHRONICLES #1 THE SWAMP FAIRY by Colleen Chesebro #supernatural #YAfantasy

I began this book some time ago, got diverted by pressure of work deadlines, and came back to it with absolutely no problems picking it up again right where I’d left off. This, I feel, is the mark of a good book – the characters, settings and plot so strong they can be instantly recalled […]

Casting Horses in Fictional Worlds

Originally posted on Nicholas C. Rossis:
I found this excellent post on horses on Dan Koboldt’s blog. It is part of his weekly Science in Sci-fi, Fact in Fantasy blog series, where he tackles one of the scientific or technological concepts pervasive in sci-fi (space travel, genetic engineering, artificial intelligence, etc.) with input from an expert. Be…