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Author Interview: ‘DarkSkull Hall’ by Lisa Cassidy

About the Book:

Dive into the first book of epic young adult fantasy series The Mage Chronicles…Decades ago, the mages went to war with each other in a destructive, decades-long battle that killed thousands and destroyed entire cities. Now, an uneasy peace lingers.

Born into the small, peaceful country of Rionn, Alyx Egalion knows little of mages or battles. Yet soon after her sixteenth birthday, the pampered daughter of nobility has her entire world shattered when she learns that she is the daughter of a mage and must travel to the distant country of Tregaya to learn her magic at DarkSkull Hall.

Stripped of everything familiar to her, and surrounded by strangers she cannot trust, Alyx finds herself in a world where courage, magic and wits are the only things that will keep her alive.

Outside DarkSkull Hall, the fragile peace is beginning to show cracks, and Alyx will soon learn that her wealth and status will not protect her from what is coming…

 

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Author Interview:

1: Tell us a little about yourself and what got you in to writing?

As far back as I can remember I was an avid reader – books were my favourite thing in the world and I consumed them voraciously. I’ve also always had a very vivid imagination. My parents used to tell me I should be a writer, but I always dismissed the idea. Then in year 10 of high school (when I was 15/16 years old) I had one of those transformative teachers who completely and utterly engaged me in the idea of writing. I started with short stories for class and didn’t look back!

2: Do you have a favourite time and place where you write?

I’ll write anywhere, but my favourite is sitting down in my study in the morning with a steaming cup of coffee. The sun shines through the window onto my bookcases full of all my favourite books, music plays – it’s my happy place.

3: Where do your ideas come from?

Short answer – anywhere and everywhere. Often I’ll be watching a tv show or movie, or reading a book, and at a particular scene I’ll think to myself, ‘what if someone like that had to do something like this?’ Sometimes ideas come from observing real-life interactions between people, or an event happening in the world. A lot of the ideas come and go, more just idle day-dreaming, but some will stick with me and not let go – those are the ones that become the foundation of a story.

4: Do you have a plan in your head of where the story is going before you start writing or do you let it carry you along as you go?

I am most definitely a panster. I plot nothing before I start, I pretty much dive straight in. Usually it’s when an idea I’ve had doesn’t let go, and it kinda germinates in my head for a while and I see all these possibilities of where it could go as a story, so I start writing. It makes editing a MUCH tougher task, but if I already know all the answers when I start writing, it loses its thrill for me.

5: What genre are your books and what drew you to that genre?

My current series, The Mage Chronicles, is you adult fantasy. I have a lot of other partially completed series written, and they’re also either young adult or high fantasy. I adore writing in this genre because you’ve basically got free reign to create whatever your imagination comes up with – you can build entire worlds and cities – but best of all you can incorporate fantastical things like magic and sorcery and people that fly!

6: What dream cast would you like to see playing the characters in your latest book?

Haha, this s a great question! I’m a highly visual person, so I’m always trying to picture the ideal people to play characters I’ve written. It’s tough though – real life people rarely match up to what you’ve dreamed up in your head. I’d love to see Liam Hemsworth play Dashan, one of the main characters in the Mage Chronicles, and I could really envision someone like Sir Ian McKellan as the main character’s godfather, Astor.

7: Do you read much and if so who are your favourite authors?

Like I wrote above, I LOVE to read. A lot of my reading is in the fantasy genre, but I also love a well-written, suspenseful and complex crime thriller. Having said that, I’ll basically read any good story, no matter the genre (except maybe horror – I scare easily J). My top authors include greats like Isobelle Carmody, Robin Hobb and Sara Douglass.

8: What book/s are you reading at present?

I just finished V.E.Schwab’s Shades of Magic trilogy, which I adored. It’s been a long time since I’ve loved a trilogy so much. Now I’ve just started Megan Whalen Turner’s ‘The Thief’ and so far I’m really enjoying it. The main character Gen is such a cocky smart-mouth – entertaining stuff!

9: What is your favourite book and why?

It’s pretty much impossible to pick an absolute favourite book, so I’m going to give you three series, and they’re written by the authors I outlined above. Not only did I love these stories, but they played a formative role in growing up as well as in my own writing.

Isobelle Carmody – The Obernewtyn Chronicles

Robin Hobb – The Farseer Trilogy

Sara Douglass – The Axis Trilogy

10: What advice would you give for someone thinking about becoming a writer?

Write what you love, and do it because you love it. For me, it can’t be about making money or even the goal of getting published (self-pubbing or traditional). At the end of the day I write because I love writing, irrespective of whether another living soul ever reads what I write.

11: What are the best Social Media Sites for people to find out about you and your work?  

I’m on Twitter (@LCass_writes), Instagram and Facebook, and I also have a website – lcasswrites.com.

I also have my own publishing imprint – Tate House – so for updates on my books etc you can check us out on Twitter (@tatehousebooks) or tatehousebooks.com.

You can also get me directly via email on lisa@tatehousebooks.com.

 

About the Author:

Lisa was born in Melbourne, Australia, but now lives in the nation’s capital, Canberra!

She mostly sticks to novel-length fantasy but occasionally likes to break out with short stories on random things like unicorns and ninjas. When not writing, you’ll like catch her enthusiastically spectating a basketball game (#NewYorkKnickForLife), working for a living, or…well… writing!

Whenever you buy a copy of one of Lisa’s books, you will be helping to support One Girl. One Girl is committed to educating 1 million girls across Africa, and Lisa is excited to contribute to this vision. Together they’re changing the world, one girl at a time.

Feel free to follow Lisa on Twitter, Facebook or Instagram– she loves to discuss her work with readers!

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Author Interview: ‘Spellcaster’ by George Bachman

About the Book:

 

In turn-of-the-century England, sixteen year-old Christine Daniel learns her life-threatening illness stems from her paranormal visions. During the London Season, Allie, her beloved sister and the family heir, seeks a noble match while she searches the occult underground for answers. But the only witch who can help will not do so unless Allie marries her beau, an impoverished aristocrat, so that the illicit pair can share Allie’s wealth.

What people are saying:

 

Magical action abounds in this well-written urban fantasy/steampunk adventure… We have past lives to explore, astral projections, incantations and magical battles, all from a first-person female protagonist’s perspective. It’s well-written, in a style reminding me somewhat of Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell. If you enjoyed that book or ones like it, you most certainly will enjoy this one. —readper.com

The novel is engaging. There are a lot of magical rituals which arouse different sensory experiences. There is a Jane Austen-ish feeling … initially that completely flips into an action fantasy. The narrative moves into different genres deftly. The battle techniques are frightening, exciting and exhilarating to read. (…) It’s amazing! (…) I would give Spellcaster 3.5 Stars and will implore all fantasy lovers to definitely read George Bachman’s spellbinding novel. — Kleio B’wti ©welovequalitybooks.biz

…gripping … leaves your heart pounding… Christine is a fantastically written character, with relatable emotions… Set in Victorian times, it seems like the author has researched the time period well… Highly recommended! — Samie Sands, zombiesinside.wordpress.com

Lots of atmosphere and attitude … and mystery, lots of mystery as Christine struggles with both her reality and her dreams until they blur together into a quest to survive. (…)  I absolutely loved Christine’s character, she had a quirky strength and headstrong feel that seems to put her ahead of her time.  — Tome Tender Blog

 

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Author Interview:

1: Tell us a little about yourself and what got you in to writing?

I’m a lifelong New Yorker who works in the software industry. I’ve always wanted to create worlds that don’t have to be bound by quite as many rules as real life.

2: Do you have a favourite time and place where you write?

No. Just any time and place that strikes my fancy is fine by me.

3: Where do your ideas come from?

From anywhere, things I see and read mashed up into something completely new.

4: Do you have a plan in your head of where the story is going before you start writing or do you let it carry you along as you go?

That depends on the story. In the case of Spellcaster, I had a pretty complete outline from the beginning.

5: What genre are your books and what drew you to that genre?

I would say I prefer fantasy and science fiction because they let you highlight familiar things about the world in ways that bring out their real strangeness.

6: What dream cast would you like to see playing the characters in your latest book?

I never have actors in mind when viewing my characters. Anyone competent and suitable would be fine by me.

7: Do you read much and if so who are your favourite authors?

Of all time: Shakespeare, Dante, Nabokov, Carroll, Cao Xueqin, Homer, Austen. Contemporarily: John Crowley, Mark Helprin, Laszlo Krasznahorkai, Enrique Vila-Matas, Yoko Tawada, Claudio Magri.

8: What book/s are you reading at present?

For the summer I’m reading Murasaki’s The Tale of Genji. Wonderful novel.

9: What is your favourite book and why?

The Complete Shakespeare. I agree with Nabokov that “The verbal poetical texture of Shakespeare is the greatest the world has ever known,” at least in English.

10: What advice would you give for someone thinking about becoming a writer?

Just write. If you want to do it, just do it. Find what moves you and let yourself be moved.

11: What are the best Social Media Sites for people to find out about you and your work?

Facebook: www.facebook.com/OfficialBachman

Twitter: @OfficialBachman

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Author Interview: ‘Mr Either/Or’ by Aaron Poochigian

About the Book:

Aaron Poochigian’s Mr. Either/Or is an ingenious debut, a verse novel melding American mythology, noir thriller, and classical epic into gritty rhythms, foreboding overtones, and groovy jams surrounding the reader in a surreal atmosphere. Imagine Byron’s Don Juan on a high-stakes romp through a Raymond Chandler novel. Think Hamlet in Manhattan with a license to kill.

Aaron Poochigian earned a PhD in Classics from the University of Minnesota and an MFA in Poetry from Columbia University. His book of translations from Sappho, Stung With Love, was published in 2009. The Cosmic Purr, a book of original poetry, was published in 2012.

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1: Tell us a little about yourself and what got you in to writing?

In high-school I was all about music—my band, musical theory, songwriting—but as soon as I took a poetry class in college, the rhythms and sounds of language re-focused my creative impulses. I had a sort of religious experience during my Freshman year. I was reading the opening lines of Vergil’s Aeneid in Latin—Arma virumqute cano. . . Though I didn’t know the language, I was so moved that the sky became brighter and everything became clear: I should learn the Classical Languages and spend the rest of my life writing poetry. That’s what I have done. No regrets. I guess I’m lucky in that I never had a phase when I didn’t know what I was going to do with my life.

2: Do you have a favourite time and place where you write?

I write best in the morning at my favorite coffee shop. My mind is at its loosest and most open. The sentences arise on their own without any effort on my part. Writing full-time, I often have to push through afternoon doldrums with lots of caffeine and sugar. Sometimes evenings are productive for me as well but, ah, what would I do without those fertile mornings?

Yes, the words come easy sometimes but, of course, they often do not. Here’s some advice for writers—if you are committed, make yourself do it, even if you aren’t in the mood. Treat writing as an obligation, like any other job. You have to put your hours in. Breakthroughs can happen at any time, even during the dull, slow afternoon hours—don’t lose your chance to have one.

3: Where do your ideas come from?

A good question. Where do my ideas come from? Out of my curious mind and out of all that I have read, yes, those and out of daily experiences—the doppler sound of traffic passing in front of my house, the sheen the barista’s mop leaves on the floor at the coffee shop, out of the crazy junk in my backyard and backlot, out of the many, many places I have lived. You’ve got these lines from Yeats’ “The Circus Animals’ Desertion” running through my head:

A mound of refuse or the sweepings of a street,
Old kettles, old bottles, and a broken can,
Old iron, old bones, old rags, that raving slut
Who keeps the till. Now that my ladder’s gone,
I must lie down where all the ladders start
In the foul rag-and-bone shop of the heart.

4: Do you have a plan in your head of where the story is going before you start writing or do you let it carry you along as you go?

When writing poetry, I usually let the poem crystallize around phrases and rhythms I have put in a word.doc. I just play around until something happens. “Mr. Either/Or,” however, is narrative, so I took the time to story-board the entire plot. I then created one word.doc for each plot event and allowed myself to go crazy creatively in each file, so long as I also narrated that one plot event. I then fitted all the files together into the whole narrative and polished the transitions. That way, I found I was able to get the story told while still giving myself freedom for creativity.

5: What genre are your books and what drew you to that genre?

“Mr. Either/Or” brings together all of my great loves—epic poetry, genre fiction (noir and thriller), action films and Americana. I really don’t know what to call it—sometimes I call it a thriller, sometimes urban fantasy, sometimes an epic poem. I guess I see “Mr. Either/Or” as reviving the genre of the verse adventure-story (à la Homer’s Odyssey and Byron’s Don Juan). It alternates between free-rhymed iambic pentameter and the pounding alliterative verse of Beowulf, so that the poetic rhythms cue the action like the soundtrack to a film. Yes, the book has its own soundtrack built in.

6: What dream cast would you like to see playing the characters in your latest book?

For the hero, “you,” Zach Berzinski superspy, Chris Pratt, who plays Star-Lord in the “Guardians of the Galaxy” movies, would be perfect. I would love to see Lynn Chen from “Saving Face” playing the heroine Li-ling Levine. And, oh, for the old spy “handler,” Zero Zero One, please, please give me Jonathan Lithgow.

7: Do you read much and if so who are your favourite authors?

I do spend more time writing than reading nowadays. I’m trying to break myself of my habit of simply re-reading my favorite poets and writers—W.B. Yeats, W.H. Auden, Raymond Chandler, P.G. Wodehouse. I find myself returning to their books as if they were so many Bibles to guide my career.

8: What book/s are you reading at present?

This week I am reading “Portnoy’s Complaint” by Philip Roth and a poetry collection by Adrianne Rich. I would be reading the new Jack Reacher novel by Lee Child (love that series) but I am cheap and thus waiting for it to come out in paperback.

9: What is your favourite book and why?

My favorite novel is Thomas Pynchon’s “The Crying of Lot 49.” It was another major model for “Mr. Either/Or.” It taught me that the needs of the plot need not restrict wild creativity. The writer should never be merely telling the story—he/she should do that, of course, and do it well but always at the same time be enjoying him/herself creatively. Pynchon’s novel is a mad whirlwind of a thing, a boundless conspiracy theory. I highly recommend it.

10: What advice would you give for someone thinking about becoming a writer?

I’m afraid that I won’t be able to give anything more than boilerplate advice: craft, craft, craft. Work, work, work. Force yourself to know boring subjects like grammar backwards and forwards, so well, in fact, that you don’t have to think about them any longer. The time you spend early on studying grammar, for example, will pay off down the line, I promise, by making you a clearer and more efficient writer. Preachy, boring advice, I know, but it’s sincere as Hell.

11: What are the best Social Media Sites for people to find out about you and your work?  

I’m big on Facebook—I have 5,000 friends and quite a few people following me. Facebook has been very good at fostering literary communities at the local and national levels. It’s also a good place to learn about events such as readings and giveaways. I have even gotten in the habit of posting my most topical new poems on Facebook—my profile page has become its own literary venue.

Facebook: www.facebook.com/aaron.poochigian

Website: www.mreitheror.com

About the Author:

Aaron Poochigian earned a Ph.D. in Classics from the University of Minnesota in 2006 and an M.F.A. in Poetry from Columbia University in 2016. His book of translations from Sappho, Stung With Love, was published by Penguin Classics in 2009, and a translation of Apollonius’ Jason and the Argonauts was released October 2014. For this work in translation he was awarded a 2010-2011 grant by the National Endowment for the Arts. The Cosmic Purr, (Able Muse Press), a book of original poetry was published in 2012, and many of the poems in it collectively won the New England Poetry Club’s Daniel Varoujan Prize. Poochigian’s work has appeared in such journals as The GuardianPoems Out Loud and POETRY.

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Author Interview: ‘The World Without Crows’ by Ben Lyle Bedard

About the Book:

In 1990, the world ended. A disease turned people into walking shells of themselves. Zombies. Most of them were harmless, but some were broken by the pressure of the disease. The cracked became ravenous killers whose bite infected. To escape the apocalypse, Eric, a young, overweight boy of 16, sets off on a journey across the United States. His plan is to hike from Ohio to an island in Maine, far from the ruins of cities, where the lake and the fierce winters will protect him from both Zombies and the gangs that roam the country. Along the way, Eric finds friends and enemies, hope and despair, love and hatred. The World Without Crows is the story of what he must become to survive. For him and the people he would come to love, the end is only the beginning.

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1: Tell us a little about yourself and what got you in to writing?

I’m from Buckfield, Maine, a small rural town in Maine, and somehow, I ended up in La Serena, Chile (Go figure). I think what got me into writing was great books. I love books and I’ve always wanted to create a really good one.

2: Do you have a favourite time and place where you write?

I like to write in the morning, at my desk. I always listen to music as I write, anything without lyrics. Lyrics distract me.

3: Where do your ideas come from?

I get many ideas in that strange space between sleep and wakefulness. I also get many ideas while I’m writing. The story seems to lead places and I go there. I think ideas are pretty easy though. The real problem is working them out so that they are interesting and there’s a reason to be telling them. You can have the best idea for a novel in the world, but if you don’t write it well, no one will want to read it. And you can have a boring idea and be such a great writer that it doesn’t matter, it’s going to be a great book. Great stories are about people, not plots.

4: Do you have a plan in your head of where the story is going before you start writing or do you let it carry you along as you go?

Both. I plan out my story before I write. I do a lot of research. I do character sketches and back stories. I spend many weeks with the plot of story before I begin actually writing it. In my last book, “The World Without Crows,” my protagonist has to hike across the Northeast of the United States to escape the ravages of the apocalypse. By hiking, he hopes to avoid the gangs who own the roads. Before I began the book, I knew exactly where he’d be at the end of each chapter, how much he could hike each day, and even went on Google Street View to walk where he walked that day sometimes. So that book has a lot of detail that it might not have had if I just winged it. However, when I do finally start writing, I let the book take me where it wants to go. If it breaks the plan I had, I don’t mind.

5: What genre are your books and what drew you to that genre?

I like many genres! My latest book is science fiction/post apocalypse. It’s set in the year 1990 when a disease called the Vaca Beber is introduced and spreads across the globe. But my last trilogy was pure science fiction, a kind of western set in the future on the distant planet of Damodara. I plan to write in other genres too. It really depends on my idea.

6: What dream cast would you like to see playing the characters in your latest book?

Great question! I think many of the characters should be unknown actors, but there is one character I would love to be played by John Goodman. His name is Carl Doyle and he’s an Ohio native with a fake English accent who drives around in a Land Rover and quotes Winston Churchill. John Goodman would nail Carl Doyle, I’m sure.

7: Do you read much and if so who are your favourite authors?

I read all the time, sometimes several books at once, though I don’t recommend it. I have so many favorite authors, it’s hard to start! I loved Tolkien as a child, but then I stopped reading fantasy. Lately I’ve started again, and I’m a big fan of Patrick Rothfuss, George RR Martin, and Joe Abercrombie. Other writers I really love are Cormac McCarthy, Isabel Allende, Jane Austen, and Stephen King. So many wonderful books!

8: What book/s are you reading at present?

Right now I’m reading “The Dog Stars” by Peter Heller, another post apocalypse book that I’m enjoying. There’s a very interesting relationship in the book that’s fascinating to follow. (I won’t ruin it.)

9: What is your favourite book and why?

I can’t say I have a favorite book. I love so many books. Lately, because of the new show on Netflix, I’ve been thinking about Lucy Maud Montgomery’s “Anne of Green Gables.” I think that’s such a great book. It’s a good example of a book being all about character and not about story idea at all. There are a million stories of orphans, but that’s not why that book is a classic. It’s all about Anne Shirley. There’s a lot for a writer to learn from that book.

10: What advice would you give for someone thinking about becoming a writer?

Read. Don’t fall into the trap of having one particular genre that you like. Read a lot of books from different genres. Every genre has its masterpiece. Try to read them, and don’t be afraid of being influenced. Being influenced means you’re learning. It’s a good thing. When you get down to writing, practice. A journal is a great way to practice writing.

11: What are the best Social Media Sites for people to find out about you and your work?  

You can read more about me and my books at my blog:

https://benlylebedard.wordpress.com/

You can follow me on Twitter here:

https://twitter.com/BenLyleBedard

You can follow my newest book here on Facebook:

https://www.facebook.com/The-World-Without-Crows

 

 

About the Author:

Ben Lyle Bedard was born in Buckfield, Maine. He enrolled in the University of Maine at Farmington in 1992 and graduated with a Bachelor’s of Fine Arts. After a few years of waiting tables, he traveled across the country and eventually earned his Master’s Degree at Mills College in Oakland, California. Returning east, he decided to pursue his passion for literature at the University of Buffalo, where, in 2010, he was awarded his PhD. Following his wife to South America, he now lives and writes in La Serena, Chile.

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Book Review: ‘Sorceress’ by Saskia Walker

Title: Sorceress

Published: 30th June 2012

Author: Saskia Walker

Twitter: @saskiawalker

Goodreads: www.goodreads.com/author/show/104558.Saskia_Walker

 

Synopsis:

Their love affair is forbidden, dangerous, and unstoppable.

The Empress Elishiba has vowed to protect her people, even if it means marrying an enemy. But when the mysterious man known as Amshazar arrives as a spokesman for her future husband, her passion is ignited. Amshazar is an attractive and powerful man who is rumored to be a sorcerer, and he is allied to her enemy. Consorting with him would be disastrous. Why then does she let him arouse her and distract her from her goal?

Amshazar is a gifted magi and an envoy of the gods. Lusting after the Empress Elishiba wasn’t part of his plan, and yet he cannot resist. Their connection is vital, their desire undeniable—but their forbidden affair soon captures them in a web of danger, a web where magic and romance weave their own vibrant and inexorable threads. As the enemy seeks to destroy Elishiba and all she stands for, Amshazar must fulfill his duty and empower her as a powerful Sorceress, whatever the cost.

 

Review:

Intriguing read right from the start with many twists and turns to keep you hooked until the end. Seems Aleem and Karseedia are two very different lands run in two very different ways. One run for the love of its people where an Empress would do whatever it takes to keep peace and the other by fear. The Aleemite way of life focuses on all things pleasure, you should know all about it, no matter your status. Karseedia, however, is a treacherous country ruled by an evil hand hiding not so far in the background. I know which one I would rather be in.

Empress Elishiba of Aleem vows to protect her people no matter what but she is about to be pushed to her limits when she embarks on a mission with a neighboring enemy land. If a deal for a treaty fails then it seems the only way to ensure peace is to link them by marriage, hers to Emperor Hanrah of Karseedia. She knows her goal and can’t afford to be distracted from her path but the moment she meets the mysterious Amshazar that idea gets thrown right out the window. He is rumored to be a sorcerer and allied to her enemy but that doesn’t stop her lust from igniting the moment they meet. The pull it seems can’t be ignored but following it could lead them both down a disastrous path. Dark forces are at every turn to do evils bidding so she has to careful of whom to trust. New friends could be foe but to trust in herself is key. Her heart will always lead her down the correct path, even if it’s breaking at the same time.

Amshazar is a magi who is called upon by the Gods – specifically Credan and Sevita – to deliver a message to the exotic lands to help prevent a war. He needs to help one and guide another to get the peace the Gods are after. Something Hurda the God of war isn’t too keen on after his meddling got them to that stage in the first place. He first befriends Hanrah and soon is a trusted part of his life, so much so that he is sent as a spokesman with the group that goes to collect and escort Elishiba back to Karseedia. She is the one he must guide for the sake of all buts it hard to do after passions collide from the moment their eyes lock. Its like something sparks to life inside her. Her own magic seems to sense his and its with his presence and guidance that she can pull it to the surface when needed most. The moment they kiss all else fades away and it’s just them in a bubble of passion. She longs for him and he craves for her. He has a job to do, one she is a part of, but he can’t tell her it all yet for fear of scaring her. Falling for her and her passionate ways wasn’t part of his plan but fate it seems has other ideas.

Poor old Hanrah, he is very much under his mother Mehtap’s rule. He must strive to over throw her to become the man he is meant to be. His loyalty seems to be to his lover Kazeen but he needs to think of all his people before his mother ruins their land for good with war. Sibias is a creepy guy who you get a bad feeling about right from the start. He is Mehtap’s puppet, one that likes to delve into the dark magic to do her bidding it seems. All you are hoping is that they get their comeuppance.

Elishiba is not alone on her journey, she may have Amshazar for now but also brings her closest friends and consorts which gives the story more depth. Xerxes is her loyal warrior and leader of the Immortals, friend and past lover, well who wouldn’t want someone like that watching your back. Her handmaids, twins Elra and Amra brought a bit of humour, loved their scenes. Yoshi her Seeress loves to speak in riddles and her ‘gift’ from Mehtap turned loyal friend Kerr was sweet – someone the twins very much hope to share. Love the way they try to entice him to their side. Believe me it doesn’t take much for him to be in ore of them and the way of life in Aleem. A much better place to be than Karseedia it seems. A power play coming from all sides has started and it soon becomes a road trip built on a dark web of mystery. A fun paranormal fantasy erotic historical read to get stuck into.

4 out of 5 stars

I received a copy of this book from the author for my honest review.

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