A thrilling Arthurian-style adventure
by Mike Shelton
Today, I am featuring a fantastic Arthurian teen and young adult book by Mike Shelton.
It is a brand new release and priced at only $3.99. It’s too good to miss!
How much wizard power is too much?
Some people are born with magical powers.
Others are not.
It’s that simple.
Roland Tyre, High Wizard of the Citadel, has always wanted to be the most powerful wizard in the land and adored by all. But there is already someone else that vies for that title – Bakari, the Dragon King; one of his best friends.
While Bakari and the dragon riders race off to find the lost dragon artifacts and the mythical golden dragon, Roland discovers his own magical artifact that gives him the opportunity to increase his own powers and influence in the land.
Can friendships survive greed for power? And who will emerge as the most powerful wizard in the land?
A grand adventure awaits with powerful wizards, kidnappings, traitors, kingdoms changing hands, and of course dragons and other magical creatures.
Is the Golden Dragon real and if so, who will find him first?
This is a follow-on series to The Alaris Chronicles, but can be read as a stand-alone series also.
Grab your copy here today!
Mike Shelton is the author of the YA/Teen fantasy series The Cremelino Prophecy, The Alaris Chronicles, and The TruthSeer Archives. Follow Mike’s work here:
https://www.facebook.com/groups/MikeSheltonAuthor/ (facebook group)
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D.M. Cain’s fantasy adventures
Over the past few years I’ve tried lots of different marketing tactics, social media platforms etc and I’ve come to the conclusion that quite a lot of it is a waste of time and money. It helps for exposure, of course, but it doesn’t produce sales or convert people into fans.
Then I heard about Kevin Kelly’s ‘1000 true fans’ model – which suggests that if you can get 1000 true fans of your work or product, they are infinitely more valuable than tens of thousands of non-engaged randoms. (You can hear Kevin talk about it more here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wlg3808gDic)
So, my aim is to identify my real fans. Those of you who look forward to my new releases, who are interested in how I write or where I get my ideas from, and most importantly, those of you who are immersed in my fantasy world and are desperate for the next installment.
It’s entirely possible that there will only be one or two of you who consider yourself true fans, but that’s okay – you’re still more valuable than my random 10.1K twitter followers! I’ve put together this form to gather information on my fans – who you are, what you want from me, and what I should write next.
Here are the links to my books, you know – just in case you aren’t a fan… YET
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A Chronicle of Chaos Soundtrack
I have some very exciting news. A fantastic opportunity has come my way.
Visit this link and you can pre-order your digital copy of the A Chronicle of Chaos soundtrack. The beauty of this is if I don’t hit my 65 orders, the soundtrack won’t be made ( which will be very sad ) but nobody has to pay anything. You only pay when the soundtrack is composed.
Haven’t read A Chronicle of Chaos? Here’s the blurb:
In a world ravaged by war, the paths of two warriors are about to cross with world-shattering consequences.
Chaos is a soldier of The Children of the Light, and fights in the name of destiny, honor and glory. Arrogant and headstrong, he believes he is the strongest warrior in the land, until a fateful coincidence puts him at the mercy of the demon Anathema.
The two strike up an intense rivalry, but their obsession to destroy one another only leads them closer together. When the forces of light and dark collide, where will their loyalties lie?
Genesis of Light is being released tomorrow, July 31st!
Want a reminder of what young adult fantasy novella Genesis of Light is about? here is the blurb:
You can pre-order up your copy of Genesis of Light here for just £2.26 / $2.98 :
The world in the Light and Shadow Chronicles is in a state of eternal conflict between two nations – The Children of Light and Brotherhood of Shadow. They have been at war for thousands of years, in a stalemate that is manipulated by forces greater than any of them realise. Both armies try to shift the scales in their favour by recruiting greater forces – angels, demons, dragons, armies of the underworld, and magical beings. The war continues to grow in scale until the entire world is dragged into the conflict and it can only end in a cataclysmic Armageddon.
Each of the stories in the series focuses on a significant character or group and their role within the battle. Every story is laying the foundations for something else, like building blocks for the epic finale. The books are written out of order – one story may feature a character in his adulthood, the next is set before he is born, the next after his death. Putting the order of events together is up to you.
This means that you may choose your own journey through the saga. If you feel connected to a certain character, you can follow that individual’s story first. And if you join the series after book 5 is released, there is no need to read books one through four first!
So where does the new book fit into the series?
Genesis of Light is a novella set towards the beginning of the timeline, which tells the origin story of the Children of Light. Another novella will be released later this year to explain the origin story of the Brotherhood of Shadow. This novella is entitled Origin of Shadow and is currently in editing.
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Author Academy Awards
My book A Chronicle of Chaos has been entered into this prestigious writing competition!
I’m very excited about this but I need your votes to win! It’s really easy to do, so if you would take two minutes out of your day to vote for me I would be immensely grateful.
Here’s how you do it!
1) Visit https://authoracademyawards.com/
2) First, scroll down to where it says ‘Ready to vote?’
3) Next, look at the voting boxes – each genre is on a new page so you’ll have to click through them until you get to my genre – FANTASY (feel free to vote along the way if you wish!)
4) Then scroll down on the Fantasy page until you see my cover for A Chronicle of Chaos. Click on it and you’re done! Your vote will be counted (thank you very much!)
Thank you so much for your support! Fingers crossed!
Book release – help request
Today I have a HUGE favour to ask you…
In the next few months I will be releasing a novella in my fantasy series entitled ‘Genesis of Light‘. I really need some help with the release. It could be sharing posts, hosting me on your blog, reading an advanced copy, or just giving me your opinions on the cover.
If you are willing to help a girl out, please visit this link and fill out the form. (It only involves a few tick boxes so it won’t take more than a minute or two). Thank you so much, wonderful people!
To say thank you, here are some freebies!
Joanna’s Destiny – Available for pre-order now!
Struggling with the past, Joanna can’t forget the love she lost and the man who broke her heart. During the summer at a rock festival, Joanna meets him again. Niko is now an international rock star. Can they put the past behind them and rekindle the love they once had?
Mike stood by her when no one else did, but Niko still wants her. Joanna becomes entangled in a web of lies and deceit. Niko is the love of her life, but she cannot leave Mike in confusion and betrayal.
In Joanna’s Destiny, she has some fun times in France and mingles with the stars in Montreux. With a backdrop of music and fashion, emotions and friendships are tested. But her love for Niko never falters, showing that love can conquer all, but at what cost?
Pre-order from Amazon now!
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Where would you go? What would you do? Who would you kill?
I’m currently reading ‘Time and Time Again‘ by Ben Elton. I’m a huge fan of all of his books and I picked this one up recently, having heard great things about it. I haven’t finished it yet (but what I have read so far is absolutely brilliant and another example of Ben Elton’s excellent story telling), but I have been thoroughly fascinated by a concept within the book.
Similar to the idea in 11.22.63 by Stephen King, this book explores what would happen if you were to return to a significant event in history and change what happened. 11.22.63 focuses on the JFK assassination, and Time and Time Again turns its gaze to the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand, and the start of World War I.
So I decided to ask around and see how people I know would answer these questions
I’ve been fascinated by all the responses! So I wanted to continue the concept. Tell me, where would you go in history and what would you do, see, change or experience?
Comment below or drop me an email at email@example.com. I can’t wait to hear your ideas!
Enough about me – tell me about YOU!
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