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Water Harvest

Water Harvest by Eric Diehl

 

 

“The sad truth of it is this: the colonies’ need for water is as desperate as our need to deny them. One faction must fall. I would sacrifice the lunar territories to spare the home world”

 
For 3000 years the water harvest has occurred. Supply is limited now and in order to survive, other colonies steal more than their allotted share.While out on a routine watch in the upper atmosphere, Cairn, of the House of Alar, and Dirc, his  crewman,come across a shrouded ship. They engage in a battle with the other ship which is destroyed, however, their vessel is also damaged. It is the escalation of the war for water, one that promises to be a bloody, deadly fight.

 
The colonies need more water than what is allotted them. They employ wizards, who with the use of the hallucinogens Greensbane, Blacksbane and D’arkbane to bring on evocations of killing, battle for supremacy over the water harvest. With a mixture of swords, sorcery and futuristic technology, who will emerge the victor? Can Cairn and his people stop the colonies from stealing their harvest?

 
This futuristic fantasy tale, with elements of olden day sword fighting is a great read in the science fiction genre. The story brings to mind our own planetary struggle to provide clean, untainted water to everyone and the battles over territory that are ongoing.

 

 

I was provided with a copy of this book by the author and asked for my honest review.


The Colors of Malent

Debut authors Tim Adams and Sam Inzerillo, have finished book 1 in their new Young Adult fantasy novel The Color of Malent series. They are working now on books 2 and 3.

 

 

I met Tim Adams at an online site. I offered to review his upcoming novel, The Color of Malent, and asked if I could also do an interview with both he and Sam Inzerillo.  I was thrilled when they agreed and also offered a copy of their YA fantasy novel for a giveaway.  I will have the pleasure of interviewing  both men later this month or early next month as a blog interview and will be offering a giveaway of their YA fantasy novel The Color of Malent as well.

 

 

BOOK SYNOPSIS  THE COLOR OF MALENT

For as long as she can remember, Alara Martin has had strange dreams about a beautiful, faraway world. They increase with intensity as she approaches her fifteenth birthday, and Alara has a hard time distinguishing them from reality. She thinks about them constantly—and wonders why no one else in her family experiences them.

After suffering from a particularly traumatic and vivid nightmare, Alara learns an astonishing truth from her parents: she is not their real daughter! Alara is devastated by the news and riddled with more questions than answers. Who are her real parents? Where does she belong? And why do these strange dreams plague her every night?

Alara’s daily routine is interrupted by extraordinary landscapes, unbelievable creatures, and strange waking visions. Her search for answers will thrust her into the middle of a conflict for which she is completely unprepared. Can Alara’s destiny really lie in the world of Malent? And how can Alara leave all that she loves in her current world for her true heritage? Desperate for help from anyone who will listen, Alara fights to uncover her real identity—before it’s too late.

 

 

This will be my first interview and giveaway on my blog!  I am super excited but of course a little nervous as well. I am really looking forward to learning about Tim Adams and Sam Inzerillo and finding out more about how they got together to write, why they decided on Young Adult fantasy to write, and more about their new book, and the series. If you have any suggestions or comments, please let me know.

 

 

http://www.mymalent.com/


Always a wonderful day when you actually wake up!

I was asked yesterday if I prefer a paper copy or ebook copy of the fantasy novel  The King’s Assassin  by  Melissa Brownlow  For me I didn’t have to think about it, I always prefer paper copies.  There is just something so special about holding that book in my in my hand. I love the feel of books, whether they be hardback or paperback editions, and there is nothing like being able to turn the pages, so crisp and the little sound they make and then one of my all time favorites is the scent of a newly printed book. Now I know many people who love that fresh car smell, which I think is okay, but for me doesn’t compare. I also love the way the colorful covers look in my bookshelves, the bright colors, different heights, different lettering….yes its true, I am truly in love with my books!

Now don’t get me wrong I do love my e reader too, but it just isn’t the same for me. It is fabulous for traveling, taking to the beach or park, actually it does have so many great uses but still when I read a book through an e reader, I must admit I miss the smell of the paper, and hearing the swish and sometimes crinkly sound that paper makes when it is touched.

Check out the first chapter in The King’s Assassin and her other novels at Melissa Brownlow’s website  http://www.mmbrownlow.com/

Please leave a comment and tell me which you prefer, paper or ebook and your reasons why. I am always curious if others feel the same way about books as I do!

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