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Anthony DeRouen

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in Redwood City, The United States


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Anthony DeRouen was born and raised in Redwood City, California. Anthony began writing short stories and fan fiction in 2008. He has published one novel and written two others in the A Show for the Gods series: Precipice, Diviner, and End of Dreams.

A growing passion for online role-playing games introduced Anthony to the world of fan fiction where he compiled numerous stories and articles for his fellow guildmates to enjoy.

In 2009 while drafting a fantasy article for a friend’s gaming website he fell love with the concept of a battle healer who defends a country not her own against sinister forces bent on releasing a terrible power. A number of plot lines were developed along with how the world would appear at the height of its economical

Second edition of Precipice coming soon

It's with a heavy heart that I must pull down Precipice for more editing. Enough reviewers have raised flags regarding aspects of the book that another edit is required. I know which areas to target, the feedback was specific enough, so it's just a matter of saving up the money required to hire someone who can not only fix what has been targeted but smooth out anything else that hasn't been men... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on October 14, 2013 19:55
Average rating: 3.92 · 13 ratings · 7 reviews · 2 distinct works
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3.92 avg rating — 13 ratings — published 2013 — 2 editions
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The Summoner by Gail Z. Martin
"I don't usually write reviews but I felt I had to have a small rant about this book given how disappointed I am with it.

It looked like it was going to be enjoyable, probably a case of judging a book by its cover on my part, but I also read the re..." Read more of this review »
The Summoner by Gail Z. Martin
""c2007: Who was the target market for this one? Certainly, not fans of the fantasy genre! Courtesy of Amazon - used because I don't think that the book is going to be memorable in itself. ""The comfortable world of Martris Drayke, second son of Ki..." Read more of this review »
The Summoner by Gail Z. Martin
"Oh dear. What can I really say about this book? Honestly I want to rip it apart. There's cliché after cliché after cliché after cliché, nothing is at all surprising, even for me who skimmed a lot of the book, the characters are stereotyped cardboa..." Read more of this review »
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The Summoner by Gail Z. Martin
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" I am taking down my self-published novel for a substantial revision. As of right now I don't have an ETA for the new edition. It may return as a tradi ...more "
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As the Crow Flies by Robin Lythgoe
As the Crow Flies
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" Greetings,

I'm opening the flood gates for anyone to download and enjoy my debut novel Precipice.

Precipice is story about two sisters born with unique
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In Siege of Daylight by Gregory S. Close
In Siege of Daylight (Compendium of Light, Dark & Shadow, #1)
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Gregory's S. Close's debut novel In Siege of Daylight is a lengthy but well-crafted addition to the dark fantasy genre.

Wait. Let's stop here for a second.

Placing In Siege of Daylight in the dark fantasy genre - or any sub-genre therein - cheapens t
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