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I am the author of the Merlin Spiral book series based on the legends of King Arthur, published by BLINK YA Books.

Book 1: MERLIN'S BLADE
Book 2: MERLIN'S SHADOW
Book 3: MERLIN'S NIGHTMARE

Here is the website for my series:

http://www.KingArthur.org.uk


Okay folks, for day 2 of the CSFF Blog Tour, and as promised, here are the photos of me making the prizes for contest #2 — MERLIN’S SHADOW:







This is my Excalibur hilt mold I made specifically for pewter casting jewelry pieces. I also made a mold of the pommel, and with these molds I can cast in three different sizes.










And here’s one of the wooden plugs I made to press the pewter into the mold. If y...

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Merlin's Nightmare by Robert Treskillard
"my ratings: 4.5 out of 5

in one word: EPIC

in one sentence: It races from one epic, action-packed battle scene to the next with multiple, excellent, and suspenseful storylines weaved in between.

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Battles, battles, and more battles.
I felt exhauste..." Read more of this review »
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"A great conclusion to Merlin's story. I really enjoyed the way that this series set up the next one."
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"Robert Treskillard in his new book “Merlin’s Nightmare” Book Three in The Merlin Spiral series published by Blink gives us another adventure with Merlin.

From the back cover: Haunted by the past, chased by the present.

Arthur is now eighteen, and Me..." Read more of this review »
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"Merlin’s Nightmare concludes the Merlin’s Spiral Trilogy, but we know it is not the end of the story. This is King Arthur we are talking about here.

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message 38: by Robert

Robert Treskillard Day TWO of the CSFF Blog Tour ... including photos of me pewter casting the prizes for the MERLIN'S SHADOW CONTEST!

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message 37: by Robert (last edited Aug 27, 2014 06:33AM)

Robert Treskillard Today is day one of the CSFF Blog Tour ... upon which I announce that the MERLIN'S NIGHTMARE CONTEST #3 IS OPEN!

http://www.epictales.org/blog/robertb...


message 36: by Robert

Robert Treskillard I penned a blog post over at SERIOUSLY WRITE titled "Good News—Your Book Idea Is Not Special!" containing some advice from my long path to publication.

http://seriouslywrite.blogspot.com/20...


message 35: by Robert

Robert Treskillard The sale is also running over at Amazon...

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message 34: by Robert

Robert Treskillard Want to get the ebook of MERLIN'S BLADE for $1.99? This weekend only: a "first in a series" sale!

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message 33: by Robert

Robert Treskillard St. Louis book signing for MERLIN'S NIGHTMARE at the West County Barnes & Noble on Saturday at 1pm!

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message 32: by Robert

Robert Treskillard The ebook of MERLIN'S BLADE for FREE? And MERLIN'S SHADOW FOR $2.99? This sale won't last much longer!

http://www.faithgateway.com/ebook-dea...


message 31: by Robert

Robert Treskillard This is the LAST DAY to vote for the Clive Staples Award! Don't forget!

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message 30: by Deborah

Deborah O'Carroll Robert wrote: "The Clive Staples Award had to reboot their voting due to a technical issue ... so if you voted before YOU NEED TO VOTE AGAIN! And if you haven't voted yet, go and do so!

http://rebeccaluellamille..."


Ooh, thanks for the update! Re-voted. :D


message 29: by Robert

Robert Treskillard The Clive Staples Award had to reboot their voting due to a technical issue ... so if you voted before YOU NEED TO VOTE AGAIN! And if you haven't voted yet, go and do so!

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message 28: by Robert

Robert Treskillard Voting is now open until March 25th for the Clive Staples Speculative Fiction Award ... if you've read two of the books on the list, you may vote!

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message 27: by Robert

Robert Treskillard "Into The Book" is having a give-away of both MERLIN'S BLADE and MERLIN'S SHADOW!

http://www.intothebook.net/2014/03/bo...


message 26: by Robert

Robert Treskillard I've got a GIVEAWAY going on for TWO advanced reader copies of MERLIN'S SHADOW !!! Contest ends on March 14th!

https://www.goodreads.com/giveaway/sh...


message 25: by Robert

Robert Treskillard Want to win a 7" KINDLE FIRE HD? Calling all fans of THE MERLIN SPIRAL! The second promotional contest is now open!

http://www.kingarthur.org.uk/feasting...


message 24: by Robert

Robert Treskillard Want to read a never-before-seen SNEAK PREVIEW from MERLIN'S NIGHTMARE?

Family Fiction EDGE Magazine has it!

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message 23: by Robert

Robert Treskillard Cool, awesome, full color Merlin's Blade T-Shirts are now for sale over at my website:

http://www.kingarthur.org.uk/feasting...


message 22: by Robert

Robert Treskillard Glenn McCarty over at Crosswalk.com just gave an excellent review of MERLIN'S SHADOW!

Here's one snippet:

"The novel’s action is precise and thrilling, and its conflicts are cosmic. But what allows ... the book to resonate is the development of the central characters"

http://www.crosswalk.com/culture/book...


message 21: by Robert (last edited Dec 06, 2013 06:42AM)

Robert Treskillard ST. LOUIS-ans: Come one! Come all!

B&N Book Signing on Saturday, Dec 7, 1pm!

The snow will end today, and tomorrow will be clear and cold ... what better place to shop for Christmas gifts than West County Mall ?!

And 25% discount on everything in store for teachers & homeschoolers!

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message 20: by Robert

Robert Treskillard School Library Journal gave a positive review of MERLIN'S BLADE! Here's an excerpt:

"Treskillard crafts a new and unique prequel to the King Arthur legend, one that is rich in atmosphere and detail. Fantasy readers will find themselves beguiled by the young Merlin's story."


message 19: by Robert

Robert Treskillard Win an iPAD mini and over 30 novels, including MERLIN'S BLADE! Start your scavenger hunt here:

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message 18: by Robert

Robert Treskillard Want to find out what an ancient Halloween / Samhain festival might have looked like? Check out MERLIN'S SHADOW!

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message 17: by Robert

Robert Treskillard Deborah wrote: AAAAHHH I'M SO EXCITED!! :D

THANKS! :-)


message 16: by Deborah

Deborah O'Carroll Robert wrote: "Hooray! MERLIN'S SHADOW is released!

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AAAAHHH I'M SO EXCITED!! :D


message 15: by Robert

Robert Treskillard Hooray! MERLIN'S SHADOW is released!

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message 14: by Robert

Robert Treskillard Want to learn more about MERLIN'S SHADOW, book 2 in The Merlin Spiral series? Check out my blog post over at http://blinkyabooks.com/2013/09/merli...


message 13: by Robert

Robert Treskillard BLINK Books is having a 5 ebooks for $5 sale! You can't beat these prices for awesome YA fiction!

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message 12: by Robert

Robert Treskillard The MERLIN'S BLADE CONTEST is still up and running and it's not too late to join and win some prizes, perhaps FIRST PRIZE! Check out the details here:

http://www.kingarthur.org.uk/feasting...


message 11: by Robert

Robert Treskillard In 90 minutes I'll be participating in a FREE online webinar with the American Library Association's Booklist covering trends in teen fiction. In particular, I myself will be talking about Historical fiction.

Make sure you click on the first big graphic "Trends in YA Books sponsored by BLINK."

http://www.booklistonline.com/webinars


message 10: by Robert

Robert Treskillard Book Signing on Saturday! Come see me and other authors at UMSL's JC Penny Conference center in St. Louis, 7pm-10pm.

http://universitycity.patch.com/group...


Robert Treskillard Live near Colorado Springs? Come on out Saturday at 10am and meet me and 8 other authors! http://ow.ly/i/2AYfy/original


Robert Treskillard Only 1 more day left for the $1.99 MERLIN'S BLADE e-book sale!

http://www.amazon.com/Merlins-Blade-M...


Robert Treskillard As the author, I am forbidden from commenting on the following thread, but if any fan out there wants to volunteer and give a fair assessment of Merlin's Blade, I will give you my thanks!!!

http://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/9...


Robert Treskillard The MERLIN'S BLADE contest has begun ! $250 in prizes !! $1000 sword with a hand-made hilt for a GRAND PRIZE !!!

http://kingarthur.org.uk/feastinghall...


Robert Treskillard If you're attending ICRS in St. Louis, make sure to stop by Tuesday around 4pm at the Zondervan / Thomas Nelson booth to get a FREE signed copy of MERLIN'S BLADE!


Robert Treskillard For all you St. Louis fans, I'll be signing copies of Merlin's Blade - Book 1 of The Merlin Spiral at Six North Cafe in Ballwin Saturday at 10am !!

http://www.6northcafe.com/


Robert Treskillard BIG SALE!!! Merlin's Blade is on sale for Kindle!!! Only $2.99, and I have no idea when the sale will end!

http://www.amazon.com/Merlins-Blade-M...


Robert Treskillard Publishers Weekly finally wrote up a review of MERLIN'S BLADE ... http://www.publishersweekly.com/978-0...


Robert Treskillard I wanted to post a link to this video by Jojo reviewing Merlin's Blade ... and say thank you at the same time!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J5baPF...


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