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Monday, 3 October 2016

Book Blast & Giveaway - The Ever Fiend by Randy Ellefson

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The Ever Fiend
Author: Randy Ellefson
Genre: Fantasy

Book Description:
Only a fool steals from a wizard.

Talon Stormbringer thought he knew the risk of stealing from Viland Shadowbreaker - until he got caught. The wizard will spare him if Talon performs a service - fetch the deadly silver elixir from the Everway, a supernatural land that Talon assumed wasn’t real. Only children believe the stories about what lies within - lost souls, corrupted magic items, and mysterious destinations that most people never escape. Ruling over it all is the Ever Fiend, a bogeyman that people use to scare unruly youngsters into behaving.

Talon agrees to go, if only to stop Viland from doing something unholy with the potent elixir once retrieved. Joining him are a band of people he can’t trust. Their leader, a sorelia with nefarious plans of his own. The sorelia’s battle-trained mynx, a large cat who obeys only its master. An alluring swordswoman who wants to enchant her blades with the elixir. A cocky guard whose bravado might prove more liability than asset. A warrior kryll whose curiosity about the elixir might cost him more than his life. And a tortured Knight of Coiryn who seeks redemption in a place where most are damned. Of all the things they might discover on their journey, one is the most obvious and yet the hardest to learn...


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EXCERPT

Suddenly freed, Talon squeezed his sword, flexed his limbs, and weighed some options. Quick as he was, no sword could fly faster than words. And while the taller shadow was likely the wizard, he had no idea to whom or what the other shadow belonged, and had to know before launching an attack. Besides, he could hardly assess his foes with his back to them. He slowly turned around, a scowl on his face.

A black-robed, balding man stood beside the empty pedestal, a reassuring smile on his swarthy face. Perhaps he was a Marulan from across the Antaran Sea. But Marulans were thought to be mostly savages, their skins as black as their deeds, and not wizards with an air of sophistication and opulence. The man did not have an accent that Talon could hear. The long face, nose, and limbs matched what Talon had heard from stories. The dark eyes of Viland Shadowbreaker observed him coolly.


About the Author
Randy Ellefson has written fantasy fiction since his teens and is an avid world builder, having spent three decades creating Llurien, which has its own website. He has a Bachelor’s of Music in classical guitar but has always been more of a rocker, having released several albums and earned endorsements from music companies. He’s a professional software developer and runs a consulting firm in the Washington D.C. suburbs. He’s married and loves spending time with his son and daughter when not writing, making music, or playing golf.

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21 comments:

  1. Sounds like a great read. Thank you.

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  2. What is the best book that you have read recently? Thanks for the giveaway. I hope that I win. Bernie W BWallace1980(at)hotmail(d0t)com

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  3. I've been reading a collection of Philip K Dick stories. Many are classics that have become movies.

    Thank you for posting about my book today! I'll try to answer any questions your readers have. I have one for them - Do you like a fantasy world with all new races or is that a turn off? THE EVER FIEND has a bunch of new ones. Randy Ellefson

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  4. The book description and excerpt sounds intriguing. Thanks for sharing. Love the cover too.

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  5. Thank you for hosting this giveaway :)

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  6. Sounds like a great read.Love the cover.

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  7. Sounds like a great read.Love the cover.

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  8. Sounds awesome! Thanks for sharing!

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  9. Looks like an awesome book! Great cover!

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  10. Fantastic share!! Can't wait to read. :)

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  11. Fantasy and wizards?? Heck, I'm in!!!

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  12. So, a fool and a wizard's money are soon parted, eh?

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  13. I enjoy a story that keeps you on your toes right to the end!

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  14. Thank you for the excerpt & giveaway.

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