Knights of the Realm, the time has come to answer the call! Join me and the amazing L.K. Evans for some giffing madness in this round of Call to Arms. The coveted prize: a signed paperback copy of her Dark Fantasy tale Grayden: The Secret of Illryn. Head on over to Twitter to enter to win!
CONTEST STARTTuesday, June 2, 2020CONTEST ENDFriday, June 5, 2020THEMESHOCK & AWE
The rules are simple. Reply to this tweet with your best SHOCK & AWE GIF, add #CallToArms, and retweet to enter. The Tourney is open to knights all throughout the realm (worldwide), so come on over to Twitter and bombard L.K. with your best! Once the the contest ends, she’ll choose her favorites, and her Champions win the loot. They’ll also take their rightful place in our Circle of Champions!
For more info, visit Call to Arms.
* So sorry, but the sword and phone are not included.
One god created the ultimate power, another the ultimate betrayal. Two kingdoms at war, with one man cursed to end it all.
From across the Blood River, the kingdom of Vard watches with disgust as their enemy, Eadom, feeds its children to the necrophites. Since before histories were recorded, Vard has sought to free Eadom’s children from their horrific fate, but have only seen defeat. Until now. The church has finally recovered a dreadful power stolen from them years ago, a power that can liberate Eadom’s children, a power never before seen in Illryn. The power lives within a man named Grayden, but he’s known as the Executioner.
With no memory of his childhood before the age of ten, Grayden has been conditioned to fulfill his destiny. Living with the silence from the god that created him, he endures doubt even as he is driven by righteous purpose toward his fate.
As Grayden ventures deeper into Eadom, memories begin to lighten the dark corners of his mind. It is here, in the heart of the enemy, that he comes face to face with his own doom and the betrayal that led to it. The truth is always known by at least one.
I was born in Phoenix, AZ, where I resided for the first half of my hopefully long life. At the first opportunity, my husband and I packed up the wagon and traveled north to Washington State, where I currently am living happily ever after with my wonderful husband and three beautiful, hysterical, and often crazy Siberian huskies.
Right out of high school, I got recruited into the corporate world and found I had a knack for accounting. I spent seventeen years in various divisions of accounting, but never felt fully satisfied by the turn my life had taken. Of all I had imagined my future to be, chained to a desk was not in any of my plans. In one of those wild moments where you’re ready to bungee jump off a bridge, I quit my job and went to work on opening a dog daycare business, with all the support and love of my husband. As I was planning, I used my free time to start a story. I’d read a book and was rather unhappy with the ending, so I decided to write something I would enjoy. It started out as a secret. It was a side hobby, a release, an escape. But one day, my husband came home early and caught me. Instead of allowing me to continue on in secrecy, he planted a seed of publishing in my mind.
The thought of being an author went against everything I had made of my life. Security. Stability. Debit and credits. Cars and houses. Textbook accounting. Writing was creativity; no rules, no certainties of success. And I found it exhilarating and something I absolutely loved doing.
The dog daycare idea was unattainable for us, but the writing blossomed into a dream I never bothered to dream. So here I am.