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Offline David A. Werling

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Re: Want to Have Your Novel Reviewed?
« Reply #435 on: July 25, 2020, 02:40:23 PM »
Name: David A. Werling

Email: davidwerlingswc@gmail.com

Website URL: I don't have one. I hate the internet. However, you can check out my goodreads Author page:
https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/20523926.David_A_Werling
https://www.amazon.com/dp/B08CD6K7VL
https://www.amazon.com/dp/B08CFSNBNT

Novel Title: Dragon Slayer's Kingdom, The Healer and the Crow

Genre: Fantasy/Romance

Length: 257 pages

Format: Available in ebook, but I would be happy to send a free paperback if anyone is interested.

Back Cover Blurb:

The wondrous world of Prav is torn between the machinations of the evil goddess Morfraeda, with her legions of demons and monsters, and the pernicious gods of Yav. It is world plagued by the malice of dragons, insatiable magical beasts, and the schemes of the avaricious and prideful. Goblins prowl in the wilds, secret societies vie for supremacy, and dragons struggle to reclaim their lost dominion over the mortals they hate. An unlikely duo, an assassin and her mark, are forced to confront nefarious political schemes, magical beasts, dark elves, and a nine-year-old girl who could outwit them both, in order to liberate a cursed land from the clutches of the evil dragon, Azhdaya. Tiahna de Ru’el is a hardened killer, long grown callus to an uncaring and ugly world in which the only things that matter are coin and survival. Cedrick Devoncrow is a dragon slayer, torn between the nobility demanded by his order and the birthright he secretly desires. Forsaken by the gods, Cedrick returns to his home and birthright only to find it cursed and abandoned as though it were a mirror of his very soul. Tiahna waits in plain sight to kill him, but her heart desires something else entirely. Together can they overcome the destructive habits of their hearts to find love and nobility despite their mortal foibles, or will Cedrick’s childhood home be swallowed by the abyss of hell?

How Many Copies Available for Reviewers: I will order author copies upon request.

Stipulations: This is the first novel I've ever written, so not sure how all this works. If you have any suggestions for me, please send me message. Thanks!
“Time you enjoy wasting was not wasted.”

Dragon Slayer's Kingdom, available in ebook or paperback

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Re: Want to Have Your Novel Reviewed?
« Reply #436 on: August 18, 2020, 08:54:03 PM »
Name: Brandon S. Pilcher
Email: brandonspilcher@gmail.com
Website URL: brandonpilchersart.com
Novel Title: The Sultan of Finback Isle
Genre: Spy Thriller/Adventure
Length: 78 pages
Format: Kindle eBook
Back Cover Blurb:
Having broken off from the other continents two hundred and sixty million years ago, the landmass known as Finback Isle has protected a unique ecosystem in the equatorial Pacific older than the dinosaurs themselves. Only a near-extinct nation of Polynesian settlers, followed by the crew of Ferdinand Magellan in 1520, have ever set foot on the island within the annals of human history.

And then Ibrahim Fawal, a native of Casablanca turned controversial new Chief of Police in Los Angeles, decided to establish his private winter getaway there.

Enter Abdullah and Monique Kalua, a daring husband-and-wife team of FBI agents sent to investigate the LAPD’s accelerated record of corruption and brutality under Fawal’s leadership, including the shooting of Monique’s own brother. Their mission is to penetrate Fawal’s secret lair and bring him to justice.

Not only must they brave treacherous jungle littered with Polynesian ruins and teeming with beasts from the late Paleozoic Era, but they must also contend with the armed officers of one of the most vicious men ever to head the police of Los Angeles…the Sultan of Finback Isle!

How Many Copies Available for Reviewers: It's digital, so N/A
Stipulations: Be sure to leave your review on Amazon.com!
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Re: Want to Have Your Novel Reviewed?
« Reply #437 on: August 18, 2020, 09:33:16 PM »
That sounds something for James Bond!  ;)
"I shall hunt your firstborn children and laugh with glee as I tell them of your death in terrible detail, with many unpleasant adjectives!" - M-Bot

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Re: Want to Have Your Novel Reviewed?
« Reply #438 on: September 01, 2020, 12:38:17 AM »
Name: Charles McLean Redding
Email: thefirethievesstudio@gmail.com
Website URL: thefirethievesstudio.com
Novel Title: The Guardian of Taihar
Genre: Fantasy/Horror
Length: 131 pages/25,00 Words Novella
Format: Paperback. Ebook Coming soon, but happy to send a hard copy, or email a PDF.
Back Cover Blurb:“The village of Jin Si has never known true fear, for they are protected by their mighty Guardian. Yet two dangerous travelers will change all that; holding secrets, and drawing terror in their wake.
Faced with real conflict, how can the village uphold their peaceful values? Especially when, in the coming battle– even the Guardian beast may not be strong enough to defend them.“
How Many Copies Available for Reviewers: 10 at least
Stipulations: Post reviews anywhere, as long as you hit Amazon and maybe Goodreads :) I'd love for you to pass the book along to other reviewers.

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Re: Want to Have Your Novel Reviewed?
« Reply #439 on: September 03, 2020, 03:09:52 PM »
Name: Lyra Wolf
Email: lyrawolfauthor@gmail.com
Website URL: http://www.lyrawolf.com
Novel Title: Truth and Other Lies (The Nine World Chronicles, Book 1)
Genre: Mythic/Epic Fantasy/Adventure
Length: 338 pgs
Format: ebook (mobi or epub)

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The Destroyer is coming to Asgard. All will fall. All will burn…

Loki thrives on danger, but when he’s struck by a painful vision of ash and death he knows his fun has run out. The Destroyer is real and isn’t taking prisoners.

Refusing to have his life obliterated by some stuffy prophecy, all Loki wants is to save Asgard. But the gods stand in his way. They don’t trust the “Trickster.”

To prove himself, he must return to the side of the man he wanted to forget. Odin, his blood brother and a first rate con.

When he meets a mortal woman, his plans hit a snag.

Sigyn is delightfully stubborn and quick with a blade. She also, inexplicably, possesses a divine element found only in a god.

As Loki falls for her, he never expects it to fulfill the prophecy threatening all their lives. 

Forced to choose between betraying Odin and protecting the woman he loves, Loki must face all he never wanted.

...But the truth changes everything.


How Many Copies Available for Reviewers: 10

Stipulations: None. Reviews can be posted anywhere, as long as they are also posted on Amazon and Goodreads. :)

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Re: Want to Have Your Novel Reviewed?
« Reply #440 on: September 07, 2020, 09:51:27 PM »
Name: Thomas J Devens
Email: fallofemros@gmail.com
Website URL: (not sure which will be most useful so here's all of them)
https://fallofemros.blogspot.com/
https://www.amazon.com/dp/B08D8VTC6S
https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/54632243-stone-shield
Novel Title: Stone & Shield
Genre: Epic Fantasy (bordering on Grimdark)
Length: ~103,000 words
Format: Paperback and Kindle
Back Cover Blurb:
"The Emperor is dead. His son now inherits the throne to the Emrosian Empire and he dreams of greatness.

The mercenaries of the Stone and the Shield have fulfilled their contract in the southern deserts of Ahnvesh. Now they must begin their journey to the imperial capital of Emros City to be paid. A long march and an odd job stand between them, a hefty payment, and possible retirement. But as they march, the Empire they thought they knew is changing.

In the far west the Councilors of Guilion seek answers to their own problems, and those that would effect the future of the world. Their source of power nears its end, their ties to the Empire are failing. Now, they must decide which part of their world matters most."


How Many Copies Available for Reviewers: 5(paperback) 10 (kindle)
Stipulations: Reviews can be posted wherever the reviewer prefers, but getting a few up on Amazon and/or Goodreads would be appreciated

Thanks! Hope it catches some of y'all's interest

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Re: Want to Have Your Novel Reviewed?
« Reply #441 on: September 16, 2020, 09:47:22 AM »
Name: Aino Lahteva
Email: ainochuu@gmail.com
Website URL: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B08GS8XNQ6
(https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B08GS8XNQ6)
Novel Title: Strands of Existence 1: Island Girl
Genre: Fantasy (high/epic, with romance woven in the mix)
Length: about 400 pages / 114 000 words
Format: ebook

Back Cover Blurb:
As an opportunist, Istrae yearns to get off her home island and visit Kerth, the City of Light and Abundance. Her preferred method of travel, however, didn’t include drowning. And she didn’t expect the City to be so dirty. Her memories are as broken as her body. She begins to piece them together with the help of a spirit bound to a statue and an ambitious army captain called Rime she enjoys teasing. As Rime guides Istrae in her new life, it becomes evident the rigid rules of society and the City’s Temple do not welcome those who seek to shake the established rules, which is something Istrae is incapable of resisting.

How Many Copies Available for Reviewers: I'll gift ebooks to interested people via Amazon, so no limit for now.

Stipulations: I'm looking to get reviews on Amazon, but you are free to publish the review somewhere else as well. It's your text and opinion. You can lend the ebook to a friend for a limited time if Kindle lets you (it should as I haven't put any restrictions in).

Also, just to be upfront. I'm not a native English speaker, so please check the preview on Amazon to decide if you want to take me up on the offer. I studied English translation in Uni (and it's my current profession). Still, I thought it would be fair to mention it. If you check the Amazon UK store, you can see one review there already if that helps you to decide whether you want to try your luck with fantasy written by a Finnish person  ;D

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Re: Want to Have Your Novel Reviewed?
« Reply #442 on: September 21, 2020, 04:00:21 PM »
Name: M. A. Hunt
Email: michael.planb@gmail.com
Website URL: (Book) https://www.runnerssyndicate.com/
Amazon eBook:https://www.amazon.co.uk/Runners-Sins-Lovers-Tales-Syndicate-ebook/dp/B08HX32S2Y/
GoodReads: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/55140548-runners

Novel Title: Runners: Sins and Lovers
Genre: SciFi/Cyber-Horror/GameLit   [Virtual Reality and demons]
Length: 95K Words / 330 Pages
Format: Kindle MOBI    (Paperback due on 24th Sep 2020)

Back Cover Blurb:
"Runners want money. Players want power. Demons want souls.

Beneath New York City’s streets, the Runners’ Syndicate lures the unwary to run for cash in virtual reality environments, satisfying everyone’s desires.

One month into his contract, Victor falls for fellow Runner, Victoria. He needs money but can’t recall why, and Victoria wants a new life of financial freedom. They support each other through their trials, but people from Victor’s past bring chaos to their harmony.

Capricious Players control the virtual worlds to assist or torment the Runners. Meanwhile, the Syndicate’s imperious avatar presides over every move and offers temptations to lure the Runners into transgressions.

As his life unravels, Victor witnesses the horrifying ordeal of a roommate’s Harvesting. With no obvious means of escape, can he and Victoria outsmart the avatar to avoid the ultimate fate?"


How Many Copies Available for Reviewers: 20 via Booksprout, 20 direct from me
Stipulations: Reviews can be posted wherever the reviewer prefers, but getting a few up on Amazon and/or Goodreads would be appreciated

Thanks for your interest!
This is the first in a series, and I hope you find it entertaining.

PS Free Novelette (Players) on the Runners Syndicate website
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Re: Want to Have Your Novel Reviewed?
« Reply #443 on: September 27, 2020, 03:27:55 AM »
Name: E. L. Ward
Email: lukeward1989@icloud.com
Website URL: N/A (still need one, I guess)
Novel Title: The Chocolate Prophecy
Genre: Epic Fantasy (some self-conscious parody styling)
Length: 654 pages
Format: E-book and Paperback
Back Cover Blurb:

Enter the life of Jek - a humble lighthouse steward scratching out a living on the southern coast of Jast-Madiir. Along with his wife (whose name is Aaliyah… or was it Audrey?), Jek must daily meet the expectations of an iron-fisted dictatorship, a global dragon-Inquisition, and a clerical order of flying jellyfish-like creatures churning out new surveys at a dizzying pace. All-in-all, a fairly predictable tedium. But when any little demerit on his next inspection could cost him his life, it can be hard sometimes to keep from stressing out...

Of course, if Jek knew half the things at play just beyond his sleepy shores, he would be very stressed indeed. Neighboring Tophthaera is reeling under the Twin Queens’ civil war. To the north, insurrection threatens to claim the island of Maenea for the cause of “Free-Dome” – a very strange and unsettling new ideology. Even the stable nations must decide how to deal with the recent, accidental discovery of magic. And all the while, the threat of Onyxadon’s inevitable return clouds every counsel. Only the strength and wisdom of the Grand Inquisitor would seem adequate to avail against these many calamities. But he has been dormant for seventy-five years now...

Jek is, at best, dimly aware of such things… and perhaps better suited than anyone to be an ineffectual bystander anyway. But those luxuries are burst quite suddenly when he meets a crotchety old sailor man, only to be swept into a hair-brained Noble Quest to find the Knights of the Indigo Lodge, expose a secret Doom Fleet, and unravel the dreaded mystery of Proconsul Zedulon’s infamous “Chocolate Prophecy.”

How Many Copies Available for Reviewers: None currently; should have some paperback copies available in about a week; e-book goes for $1.99 on Amazon:

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B08H1CMDFC?ref_=dbs_m_mng_rwt_calw_tkin_0&storeType=ebooks

Stipulations: Written at a fairly high reading level, but no content advisory material besides good-old-fashioned violence. I know it's really long, but there are dividends attached to that. It may be part of a larger series, but I didn't leave the first volume without a big finish.
« Last Edit: September 27, 2020, 05:12:05 AM by EL_Ward »
The Chocolate Prophecy

Read this, Dang it!!!

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Re: Want to Have Your Novel Reviewed?
« Reply #444 on: November 12, 2020, 12:25:13 AM »
Want to read a Gunslinger Action Fantasy with Romance at the heart of the story? Follow the main character through an introspective journey to get answers to a map of handwritten riddles.

Name: Tobey Truestory

Email: TobeyTruestory@Hotmail.com

Website URL: https://www.amazon.com/Monster-T-Hunter-Tobey-Truestory-ebook/dp/B08L18285Q/ref=sr_1_3?dchild=1&keywords=Tobey+Truestory&qid=1605140138&sr=8-3

Novel Title: The Monster of T - Book 1 - Hunter

Genre: Action/Fantasy/Romance

Length: 223 pages

Format: Ebook or paperback

Back Cover Blurb: No one understands what the Monster of T truly is, and some even discourage Adam from hunting it down. They don't know that he hunts his prey to get a specific answer to a personal question.
Given a unique mastery over a poetic perspective of life, he follows words on pieces of paper that dance in riddles. There is a secret world few know about. Those who do are either his allies or mysterious foes. All of them are tied to the answer he seeks, an answer he's starting to realize he might not want, but he can't turn from his path.
Not when it's time to put so many things to rest.
In his past are songs. He sings them to convince himself of the favorable resolution he wishes to have.
Though, the clues he follows seem only to encourage a journey without an end.

How Many Copies Available for Reviewers: 3


Stipulations: I have no problems if someone who has a paperback version passes it on to someone else to read.


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Re: Want to Have Your Novel Reviewed?
« Reply #445 on: November 12, 2020, 01:25:19 PM »
Hi, thank you for posting this thread as an invitation to authors in need of reviews. I am definitely one!



Name: S P Oldham

Email: spoldhamauthor@zoho.com

Website URL: https://solostinwords.com/

Novel Title: 'The Dragon Has Wings' 

Genre: Dark Fantasy Fiction

Length: 401 pages

Format: Kindle only at this time

Back Cover Blurb: Carreg Tan is a peaceful kingdom, watched over by a protective and benevolent Dragon Queen. It is thrown into sudden despair when the Queen's own guard, known as The Six, overthrow her, murdering her and seizing power. Her son Ifan and daughter Crystin are forced to run for their lives.

Only females can take dragon form, meaning that Carreg Tan's only hope is Crystin. Yet many challenges lie along her path to power; the greatest of them all being survival.

Murderers, mercenaries and malevolent beasts are not all that Crystin must overcome to achieve her one, single goal; to regain power. But can she do it, and will the world be better for it if she does?

A tale of dark fantasy following the fortunes of a young heiress who has to fight at every turn to take back what is hers, whatever the cost.

How Many Copies Available for Reviewers: codes for 50 claimants

Stipulations: Please review to both Amazon and Goodreads, and possibly to my Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/solostinwords Other than that, feel free to post reviews wherever you like.

Thanks for your time everyone. As an extra to tempt you to try me, here is a short extract from the beginning of the book. I hope you enjoy it.


The Dragon has wings with which to fly
To cast long shadows across the sky

The Dragon has teeth with which to rend
To tear the wound that will not mend

The Dragon has eyes with which to pierce
Many-hued and mighty fierce

The Dragon has fire in its breath
To offer warmth, before your death

The Dragon is real, this you know
For these ancient words do tell you so
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The leaves littering the forest floor were slowly freezing, their veins picked out in silver lines where ice began to form. The night sky showing between the trees was a deep shade of blue, the air still and somehow expectant. A pale moon shone on the girl’s long black hair.

The rope binding Crystin’s hands to the stake bit cruelly into her soft skin, rubbing it raw and bloody. She had long given up struggling, the knot too tight and too well made, all her efforts now concentrated upon survival in place of escape.

She shivered violently beneath the thinning cotton of the over-large tunic that had once belonged to her brother. It was soaked a deep red around the neck and chest, where it too was beginning to stiffen with the cold. At least the bitter air had muted the scent of his blood.  She closed her eyes against the memory of his death, the violence she had suffered at the hands of his murderers since. The ache between her legs was still painful. Hard on the heels of her grief came rage. She welcomed it; it gave her strength, but now was not the time to let it to consume her.

 Unable to stand any longer, she sagged against the stake. Her arms took the strain. She bit her lips as fresh agony tore into her wrists. It wouldn’t be long before she would be forced to stand again, but she had to find some relief, however fleeting, for her bruised and aching lower body. Near desperate, she fought against the tears that welled, knowing that to give into them would undo her completely.

Something stirred beyond. Tears checked, Crystin held her breath. She scanned the trees that bordered the clearing for any sign of movement.

There were wolves in this forest, she knew. Boar and bear, not to mention the monsters she had been warned of since her earliest childhood. The sound came again; she let out a mixed sigh of relief and frustration. That was no forest animal nor fantastical beast; that was nothing more than the snoring of one of her captors.

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S P Oldham

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Re: Want to Have Your Novel Reviewed?
« Reply #446 on: December 18, 2020, 11:13:38 AM »
Name: Victoria Liiv
Email: victoria.liiw@gmail.com
Website URL: https://vicwritesbooks.tumblr.com/
Novel Title: Through Hell & Highwater
Genre: YA Fantasy
Length: 289 pages
Format: epub, pdf, mobi

Back Cover Blurb:

In university Volo Noscere, located in Rome, where new academic year brings forth alot of new challenges and questions. When the world becomes increasingly unpredictable, are the humans reason for it all, or is there more to it?

Evyline and Lisanna believe there must be magic behind the changes. Tylon doesn't care about what doesn't affect him and RocTar just wants to make it through the year without failing class.

Like it or not, they get pulled into discovering what the world has in store for them.

How Many Copies Available for Reviewers: 10

Stipulations: Feel free to post wherever you like. I'd love to have in in goodreads and in Amazon, if you are able. If you wish to share the file with friends, we can talk about it :)


Thank you so much for your interest and please feel free to message me!

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Re: Want to Have Your Novel Reviewed?
« Reply #447 on: December 19, 2020, 01:11:23 PM »
My book was published on November 30th to wide distribution. I have a few five star reviews on Amazon but none on the other sites. Would like to boost my reviews beyond Amazon.

Name: Kim Malaj
Email: authorkimmalaj@gmail.com
Website URL: www.kimmalaj.com
Novel Title: Castle of Teskom
Series: Ember in Time, Book One
Genre: Fantasy - Adult
Length: 274 pages (6.5 hour read)
Format: eBook, paperback, hardback
Back Cover Blurb: Shiny ember rocks are fuel for time; the dull rocks are a fool’s dime.   
An old nursery rhyme, or so they think.

Itra and Danae stumble across an ancient secret kept hidden behind a reflection in time near their Albanian home. A faded memory and cryptic messages have propelled them to risk an encounter with foes from Greek mythology, altering their perception of Albanian folklore and reality. Itra and Danae grapple with events set in motion centuries ago and must choose to protect and serve or risk having the secret exposed.

Will love, loyalty, and lineage be enough to hold them together, or will they lose their way in a universe they are only beginning to understand?

How Many Copies Available for Reviewers: Ten eBook copies
Stipulations: Reviews posted Amazon, Apple, Barnes & Noble or Google
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Re: Want to Have Your Novel Reviewed?
« Reply #448 on: January 17, 2021, 04:00:58 PM »
Hi guys! So, my book Of Blood And Fire is set for release in March 2021. I'm looking for some passionate fantasy readers who would like to get their hand on an Advanced Review Copy and be able to leave honest reviews.

The book is an Epic Fantasy that combines combing of age, and sword and sorcery with a gritty world of Epic scope.

Name: Ryan Cahill
Email: ryancahillauthor@gmail.com
Website URL: www.ryancahillauthor.com
Novel Title: Of Blood And Fire
Genre: Epic Fantasy
Length: 509 pages/ 140k words
Format: ebook
Back Cover Blurb:
Born in fire. Tempered in blood.

Epheria is a land divided by war and mistrust. The High Lords of the south squabble and fight, only kept in check by the Dragonguard, traitors of a time long past, who serve the empire of the North.

In the remote villages of southern Epheria, still reeling from the tragic loss of his brother, Calen Bryer prepares for The Proving—a test of courage and skill that not all survive.

But when three strangers arrive in the village of Milltown, with a secret they are willing to die for, Calen’s world is ripped from under him and he is thrust headfirst into a war that has been raging for centuries.

There is no prophecy. His coming was not foretold.

He bleeds like any man, and bleed he will.

How Many Copies Available for Reviewers: Ebook ARC's available, so no set limit.

Stipulations: Just get in contact with me either here, or through my email above, and we can arrange an ARC copy. Reviews on Amazon and Goodreads are preferred.