Friday, April 1, 2016

The Queen's Poisoner by Jeff Wheeler Book Blitz

Today I get to share some details about a book who is celebrating it's release date today! It sounds like a fun start to a series, especially if you like novels set in royal courts.

Here is the Goodreads synopsis to pique your interest - 
As usurper of the throne, the rule of King Severn Argentine’s is already highly contested.  To keep his power, King Argentine rules with an iron fist and destroys any opposition.  In a failed coup attempt the Duke of Kiskaddon loses his son as a permanent prisoner to the king so ensure his loyalty.

The Queen’s Poisoner follows the Duke’s young son Owen on his journey for redemption and revenge as he figure out how to survive the court of Kingfountain. In order to keep his head and gain the merciless king’s favor, Owen must delve deeper into the world of mystery and secrecy that surrounds him. Readers will be clamoring for the next installment of The Kingfountain Series. 
You can purchase it TODAY at either of these links  -

I've also included a brief teaser for you to get a taste of what this novel is like

Excerpt 1: Chapter 28

The wild frenzied feeling of plummeting reminded him partway down that he should be terrified, but then the shock of cold water met his face and he plunged into its depths. His feet touched the bottom of the cistern. His hand still gripped hers.

Owen opened his eyes and found himself surrounded by a pile of treasure he felt a huge burst of excitement in his ribs as he stared at the sword hilts, the jewels and necklaces. The Mortimer girl was tugging at his hand and trying to swim up, but he pulled back, not wanting to lose sight of the treasure. There was so much! But then he noticed something awry. There was a gap in the treasure, as if someone had dragged a rake through it. No that wasn’t it. One of the chests appeared to have been dragged back towards the stairs. The dragging motion had cleared a path through the bounty and knocked other bits over.

His companion was yanking hard on his hand now, and when he looked up he saw bubbles were coming out of her mouth, obscuring her face.

Owen wanted to stay down and figure out what had happened to the treasure, but they both needed to breathe. He pushed with his legs and they started towards the surface. As they moved through the water, a loud grinding noise filled his water-soaked ears.

When Owen’s face broke the surface, he gulped in a chest full of air to stop his lungs from burning. The Mortimer girl was spluttering and paddling on the waters.

“Owen! Did you hear that noise?”

Owen looked ans ay they were farther aware from the stairs. In fact, they were gliding away from it at a fast pace. 

“What’s wrong?” Owen asked, kicking around. The water was tugging them deeper into the dark cistern.

If you're interested you can enter to win 1 of 5 copies of The Queen's Poisoner in the Rafflecopter below! Good luck and be sure to check out the author's twitter for more details!

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