Reviews are precious to authors. I’m still at that place in my career where I read them all, grin or grimace. And on occasion, when a great one comes along, I do a happy dance in my living room. Those are the reviews that took time and thought to write. Those are the ones where you know that the reader connected with your book, or at least, enjoyed it. Better yet, those reviews are written by bloggers! Thank you, Dylan, for the great review.
The Bone Wall is a great example of the importance of a book’s cover. I’ve been following D Wallace Peach’s blog for a while and while her books sounded intriguing, there was always another books I’d rather read more. Then she decided to have new covers created for her books (you can read the full story here) and The Bone Wall went from intriguing to must read (yes, I really am that shallow).
Blue light ripples and crackles as the shield walls fracture. The remnants of a doomed civilization stand vigil outside, intent on plunder and slaves, desirous of untainted blood to strengthen their broken lives. With the poisons, came deformities and powers, enhanced senses and the ability to manipulate waves of energy—lightbenders and fire-wielders.
For those who thrived for generations within the walls, the broken world looms, strange and deadly, slowly dying. While the righteous pray…
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