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message 1: by T.P. (last edited Jan 29, 2013 04:56PM) (new)

T.P. Grish | 49 comments Hey all

My novel, Steel, Magick and Faith, is on giveaway here at Goodreads for a paperback copy, and can be found on Amazon, pls read the reviews and see if it is for you. I wanted to write a book where mythology and Fey creatures really exist, but I wanted a dark, realistic edge to the work. Humans have learnt to deal with the existence of these things, and religious and technocratic cults hold much sway over the world of Glenryth. The sequel is on the way.

Here is the official goodreads giveaway:
http://www.goodreads.com/giveaway/sho...

Extracts are available here: http://booksoftpgrish.blogspot.com.au/

Buy links for all my books can be found here: amazon.com/author/tpgrish


Thanks.


message 2: by T.P. (new)

T.P. Grish | 49 comments The giveaway is over, but I have updated the description of the book, so that it more accurately describes what the book offers, I hope it's of interest to you.

http://www.amazon.com/Steel-Magick-Ro...

The Remus Rothwyn Chronicles is a dark fantasy series with magick and fantastical elements, but with a focus on realism and morally grey characters and factions. The world has its own unique mix of tech steampunk and dark mythological elements, all blended into an epic fantasy tale with classically inspired battle scenes.

Book 1: Steel, Magick and Faith

In the ancient and wild world of Glenryth, Fey creatures and a nascent humanity have come into conflict, the motives of each other mutually unfathomable and alien. Technological cults and Monotheistic religions are worshipped, any suspicion of pagan or Fey magickal taint is reviled. Prophets spread far and wide, offering hope and comfort to the beleaguered masses. Mankind is not totally separate from the energies that suffuse Glenryth, as an unfortunate few are born as Touched.

When local dwarves put a curse upon the town of High Peaks, Remus, the aloof and irritable woodcutter and sage, must try and ebb the tide of xenophobic anger that could engulf himself and any other folk that are labelled as outcasts. But when a caravan of technocrat pilgrims fails to arrive, and the body of a local child is found in the woodlands, Remus, along with the capricious Touched Elaina, must try to understand the nature of morality in a world cloaked in suspicion and fear, and, ultimately, to prevent a brewing war that could send the region spiraling into chaos and destruction.

This is an updated edition with a new cover.

Extracts:

'Then somewhere in the fickle mists of creation came humanity, clawing and afraid, grasping and ambitious. Enveloped in a dangerous world, these creatures lived as scavengers; afraid of the greater things of the world. They were beset by disease, lack of claws or fangs, and the lack of habitat to call their own. These fleshy, naked beings were doomed to die of attrition... Ancient forces began to pay attention to the growing incursion, plaguing them, slaying stragglers at night. But still the humans held on to the edge of the precipice, knuckles white with effort'

'Around its face were three plates of natural chitin, one on its forehead, and two on its cheeks, flexing around its massive jaw. Remus swung his hand-axe just in time to deflect a savage bite, smashing against the monster's large teeth. The Feybeast had gotten close enough that Remus could smell the fetid breath of its salivating jaw and see its yellowing fangs'

'He could not deny the nobility he saw in many different people, bits and pieces of nobility that shined through under pressure. The guards who risked their lives to protect the villagers, Markham who flew at the dangerous dwarf, swords flashing; even an Eruthian merchant who stopped in his journey to share tales with complete strangers'


message 3: by T.P. (new)

T.P. Grish | 49 comments The book was reviewed recently at Brandy Nacole's blog, getting a 4 out of 5!

http://www.brandynacole.blogspot.com....

http://www.brandynacole.blogspot.com....


message 4: by T.P. (new)

T.P. Grish | 49 comments Steel, Magick and Faith, my dark fantasy novel, is marked down from $2.99, to $0.99c, for a week, till March 7th.

The discount applies on Smashwords, just buy the book using the code: HN64J. Buy it from: https://www.smashwords.com/books/view...

To find out more info about the book: http://booksoftpgrish.blogspot.com.au...

It's 99c for a full-length novel, normally 2.99, download it from Smashwords today!

Also, to sign up for my mailing list, ONLY to be used for first notification of new books, or sales, please go to:

https://tinyletter.com/TPGrish


message 5: by T.P. (new)

T.P. Grish | 49 comments The dark fantasy is now available as an ebook on the following sites:

Kindle: http://www.amazon.com/Steel-Magick-Ro...

Barnes and Noble Nook: http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/steel...

Smashwords: https://www.smashwords.com/books/view...

iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/au/book/stee...

Kobo: http://www.kobobooks.com/ebook/Steel-...

Diesel: http://www.diesel-ebooks.com/item/SW0...

For the paperback version, pls go to the Kindle link, and select paperback. Thank you


message 6: by T.P. (new)

T.P. Grish | 49 comments The Remus Rothwyn Chronicles is a dark fantasy series with magick and fantastical elements, but with a focus on realism and morally grey characters and factions. The world has its own unique mix of tech steampunk and dark mythological elements, all blended into an epic fantasy tale with classically inspired battle scenes.


Kindle: http://www.amazon.com/Steel-Magick-Ro...

Barnes and Noble Nook: http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/steel...

Smashwords: https://www.smashwords.com/books/view...

iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/au/book/stee...

Kobo: http://www.kobobooks.com/ebook/Steel-...

Diesel: http://www.diesel-ebooks.com/item/SW0...


Author Page: http://booksoftpgrish.blogspot.com.au...

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Books-...

Twitter: https://twitter.com/TPGrish

Mailing List: https://tinyletter.com/TPGrish


message 7: by T.P. (new)

T.P. Grish | 49 comments 'There was balance, harsh and violent like the noxious air in a swamp. But balance, nonetheless. Then somewhere in the fickle mists of creation came humanity, clawing and afraid, grasping and ambitious. Enveloped in a dangerous world, these creatures lived as scavengers; afraid of the greater things of the world. They were beset by disease, lack of claws or fangs, and the lack of habitat to call their own. Lefeyhdie had not provided any particular prey or plant for them to eat. These fleshy, naked beings were doomed to die of attrition. Curiously, these beings never stopped Doing, or Thinking. Breeding to strengthen their numbers. Sharpening rocks, shaping wood, gathering leaves and sticks for clothing and shelter. Eventually they had settlements of great number, crude but effective tools of war. Ancient forces began to pay attention to the growing incursion, plaguing them, slaying stragglers at night. But still the humans held on to the edge of the precipice, knuckles white with effort'.

Buy Link:

Kindle: http://www.amazon.com/Steel-Magick-Ro...

Barnes and Noble Nook: http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/steel...

Smashwords: https://www.smashwords.com/books/view...

iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/au/book/stee...

Kobo: http://www.kobobooks.com/ebook/Steel-...

Diesel: http://www.diesel-ebooks.com/item/SW0...

Contact:

Author Page: http://booksoftpgrish.blogspot.com.au...

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Books-...

Twitter: https://twitter.com/TPGrish

Mailing List: https://tinyletter.com/TPGrish


message 8: by T.P. (new)

T.P. Grish | 49 comments The Remus Rothwyn Chronicles is a dark fantasy series with magick and fantastical elements, but with a focus on realism and morally grey characters and factions. The world has its own unique mix of tech steampunk and dark mythological elements, all blended into an epic fantasy tale with classically inspired battle scenes.


Kindle: http://www.amazon.com/Steel-Magick-Ro...

Barnes and Noble Nook: http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/steel...

Smashwords: https://www.smashwords.com/books/view...

iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/au/book/stee...

Kobo: http://www.kobobooks.com/ebook/Steel-...

Diesel: http://www.diesel-ebooks.com/item/SW0...



Author Page: http://booksoftpgrish.blogspot.com.au/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Books-...

Twitter: https://twitter.com/TPGrish

Mailing List: https://tinyletter.com/TPGrish


message 9: by T.P. (new)

T.P. Grish | 49 comments ANNOUNCEMENT: The Shard of Palrinah will be released on JUNE 1ST, 2013, in three weeks! The dark fantasy is rich in myth and has steampunk elements, and is the sequel to Steel, Magick and Faith.

In order to celebrate the release, I am announcing two promotions!

1) Steel, Magick and Faith can be bought for only 99c at Smashwords from now until June 1st! Just use the coupon number AT85P when you purchase it. Read the original before the sequel arrives! A full novel for less than a dollar! Link is: https://www.smashwords.com/books/view...

2) Sign up to my Mailing List for a chance to win a Paperback version of The Shard of Palrinah, when it comes out! Two runner ups will get a digital copy of one of my books of their choice, gifted to them for free! The Mailing List is here: https://tinyletter.com/TPGrish , and I will respect your confidentiality and privacy, only sending mails to inform of new books, or sales. Winners will be chosen randomly.


The Remus Rothwyn Chronicles is a dark fantasy series with magick and fantastical elements, but with a focus on realism and morally grey characters and factions. The world has its own unique mix of tech steampunk and dark mythological elements, all blended into an epic fantasy tale with classically inspired battle scenes.

Get it from one of the links below:

Kindle: http://www.amazon.com/Steel-Magick-Ro...

Barnes and Noble Nook: http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/steel...

Smashwords: https://www.smashwords.com/books/view...

iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/au/book/stee...

Kobo: http://www.kobobooks.com/ebook/Steel-...

Sony: https://ebookstore.sony.com/ebook/t-p...

Diesel: http://www.diesel-ebooks.com/item/SW0...





Want more information, or want to give feedback:

Author Page: http://booksoftpgrish.blogspot.com.au/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Books-...

Twitter: https://twitter.com/TPGrish

Mailing List: https://tinyletter.com/TPGrish


message 10: by T.P. (new)

T.P. Grish | 49 comments In the ancient and wild world of Glenryth, Fey creatures and a nascent humanity have come into conflict, the motives of each other mutually unfathomable and alien. Technological cults and Monotheistic religions are worshipped, any suspicion of pagan or Fey magickal taint is reviled. Prophets spread far and wide, offering hope and comfort to the beleaguered masses. Mankind is not totally separate from the energies that suffuse Glenryth, as an unfortunate few are born as Touched.

When local dwarves put a curse upon the town of High Peaks, Remus, the aloof and irritable woodcutter and sage, must try and ebb the tide of xenophobic anger that could engulf himself and any other folk that are labelled as outcasts. But when a caravan of technocrat pilgrims fails to arrive, and the body of a local child is found in the woodlands, Remus, along with the capricious Touched Elaina, must try to understand the nature of morality in a world cloaked in suspicion and fear, and, ultimately, to prevent a brewing war that could send the region spiraling into chaos and destruction.


http://www.amazon.com/Steel-Magick-Ro...

http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/steel...

https://itunes.apple.com/au/book/stee...

https://www.smashwords.com/books/view...

www.kobobooks.com/ebook/Steel-Magick-...

https://ebookstore.sony.com/ebook/t-p...

http://www.diesel-ebooks.com/item/SW0...

http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/16...




Want more information, or want to give feedback:

Author Page: http://booksoftpgrish.blogspot.com.au/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Books-...

Twitter: https://twitter.com/TPGrish

Mailing List: https://tinyletter.com/TPGrish


message 11: by T.P. (new)

T.P. Grish | 49 comments In the ancient and wild world of Glenryth, Fey creatures and a nascent humanity have come into conflict, the motives of each other mutually unfathomable and alien. Technological cults and Monotheistic religions are worshipped, any suspicion of pagan or Fey magickal taint is reviled. Prophets spread far and wide, offering hope and comfort to the beleaguered masses. Mankind is not totally separate from the energies that suffuse Glenryth, as an unfortunate few are born as Touched.

When local dwarves put a curse upon the town of High Peaks, Remus, the aloof and irritable woodcutter and sage, must try and ebb the tide of xenophobic anger that could engulf himself and any other folk that are labelled as outcasts. But when a caravan of technocrat pilgrims fails to arrive, and the body of a local child is found in the woodlands, Remus, along with the capricious Touched Elaina, must try to understand the nature of morality in a world cloaked in suspicion and fear, and, ultimately, to prevent a brewing war that could send the region spiraling into chaos and destruction.

This dark fantasy novel is available for 2.99


Kindle: http://www.amazon.com/Steel-Magick-Ro...

Barnes and Noble Nook: http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/steel...

Smashwords: https://www.smashwords.com/books/view...

iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/au/book/stee...

Kobo: http://www.kobobooks.com/ebook/Steel-...

Sony: https://ebookstore.sony.com/ebook/t-p...

Diesel: http://www.diesel-ebooks.com/item/SW0...


Want more information, or want to give feedback:

Author Page: http://booksoftpgrish.blogspot.com.au/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Books-...

Twitter: https://twitter.com/TPGrish

Mailing List: https://tinyletter.com/TPGrish



THE SEQUEL, THE SHARD OF PALRINAH, IS OUT NOW! - http://www.amazon.com/Shard-Palrinah-...


message 12: by T.P. (new)

T.P. Grish | 49 comments In the ancient and wild world of Glenryth, Fey creatures and a nascent humanity have come into conflict, the motives of each other mutually unfathomable and alien. Technological cults and Monotheistic religions are worshipped, any suspicion of pagan or Fey magickal taint is reviled. Prophets spread far and wide, offering hope and comfort to the beleaguered masses. Mankind is not totally separate from the energies that suffuse Glenryth, as an unfortunate few are born as Touched.

When local dwarves put a curse upon the town of High Peaks, Remus, the aloof and irritable woodcutter and sage, must try and ebb the tide of xenophobic anger that could engulf himself and any other folk that are labelled as outcasts. But when a caravan of technocrat pilgrims fails to arrive, and the body of a local child is found in the woodlands, Remus, along with the capricious Touched Elaina, must try to understand the nature of morality in a world cloaked in suspicion and fear, and, ultimately, to prevent a brewing war that could send the region spiraling into chaos and destruction.

This dark fantasy novel is available for 2.99


Kindle: http://www.amazon.com/Steel-Magick-Ro...

Barnes and Noble Nook: http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/steel...

Smashwords: https://www.smashwords.com/books/view...

iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/au/book/stee...

Kobo: http://www.kobobooks.com/ebook/Steel-...

Sony: https://ebookstore.sony.com/ebook/t-p...

Diesel: http://www.diesel-ebooks.com/item/SW0...


My Remus Rothwyn Chronicles books are enrolled in the Smashwords July Summer/Winter Sale!


Steel, Magick and Faith- https://www.smashwords.com/books/view...

is available for $1.50! That is 50% off the retail price of the novels! This is a great way to get into the series.

My short stories are only 99c as always, but are not part of the promotion.

Please check the books out!



Want more information, or want to give feedback:

Author Page: http://booksoftpgrish.blogspot.com.au/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Books-...

Twitter: https://twitter.com/TPGrish

Mailing List: https://tinyletter.com/TPGrish



THE SEQUEL, THE SHARD OF PALRINAH, IS OUT NOW! - http://www.amazon.com/Shard-Palrinah-...


message 13: by T.P. (new)

T.P. Grish | 49 comments In the ancient and wild world of Glenryth, Fey creatures and a nascent humanity have come into conflict, the motives of each other mutually unfathomable and alien. Technological cults and Monotheistic religions are worshipped, any suspicion of pagan or Fey magickal taint is reviled. Prophets spread far and wide, offering hope and comfort to the beleaguered masses. Mankind is not totally separate from the energies that suffuse Glenryth, as an unfortunate few are born as Touched.

When local dwarves put a curse upon the town of High Peaks, Remus, the aloof and irritable woodcutter and sage, must try and ebb the tide of xenophobic anger that could engulf himself and any other folk that are labelled as outcasts. But when a caravan of technocrat pilgrims fails to arrive, and the body of a local child is found in the woodlands, Remus, along with the capricious Touched Elaina, must try to understand the nature of morality in a world cloaked in suspicion and fear, and, ultimately, to prevent a brewing war that could send the region spiraling into chaos and destruction.

This dark fantasy novel is available for 2.99

http://booksoftpgrish.blogspot.com.au/

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Books-...

Pls check out my mailing list: https://tinyletter.com/TPGrish


message 14: by T.P. (new)

T.P. Grish | 49 comments Steel, Magick and Faith is a dark fantasy with a philosophical bent, combining adventure and majesty with serious themes and moral complexity.


http://booksoftpgrish.blogspot.com.au/

http://www.amazon.com/Steel-Magick-Ro...


message 15: by T.P. (new)

T.P. Grish | 49 comments Steel, Magick and Faith is a dark fantasy with a philosophical bent, combining adventure and majesty with serious themes and moral complexity. Join Remus, Elaina and Perfidian in their adventure in a world full of Fae, dark magic, and Ancient mysteries!


http://booksoftpgrish.blogspot.com.au/

http://www.amazon.com/Steel-Magick-Ro...


message 16: by T.P. (new)

T.P. Grish | 49 comments Ok, both Remus Rothwyn books (Steel, Magick and Faith and The Shard of Palrinah) are available in one boxed set for $1.29 as an ebook, and through paperback for $18.

Each individual book has been reduced to 99c.

http://amazon.com/author/tpgrish

http://www.amazon.com/Remus-Rothwyn-C...

https://www.smashwords.com/profile/vi...

Sign up to the mailing list, if you wish:
https://tinyletter.com/TPGrish


message 17: by T.P. (new)

T.P. Grish | 49 comments The Remus Rothwyn Chronicles Box Set, Book 1 and 2, will be FREE from April 9 to April 11, please tell your friends.

http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00IUQI652


message 18: by T.P. (new)

T.P. Grish | 49 comments Hello all,

Steel, Magick and Faith is permanently free, that's right, my first dark fantasy novel is free to read.

If you enjoy it, the second book, The Shard of Palrinah is available, or you can buy the box set of two (for the same price). I would appreciate if you could tell your friends about it, if dark fantasy is their kind of thing.

http://www.amazon.com/dp/B007P0UI3M

http://www.amazon.com/T.P.-Grish/e/B0...

Facebook Page: facebook.com/pages/Books-of-TP-Grish/...

For information about other books from T.P. Grish, or free previews, check out the official Author Page at: booksoftpgrish.blogspot.com.au/


message 19: by T.P. (new)

T.P. Grish | 49 comments Glenryth is a world of ancient rules, and savage spirits slumbering in seclusion. From the jungles of the North, to the rocky plains of Corsen, there is a heavy stillness. A quiet violence. For hidden in nooks, watching within veritable evergreens; lie spirits, beasts, forces elemental, vicious, hideous, beautiful. There was balance, harsh and violent like the noxious air in a swamp. But balance, nonetheless. Then somewhere in the fickle mists of creation came humanity, clawing and afraid, grasping and ambitious. Enveloped in a dangerous world, these creatures lived as scavengers; afraid of the greater things of the world.

Over time, the humans increased in Knowledge and number, and now Glenryth is scattered with many small human settlements, with a few cities of culture. Towns and villages are surrounded by the wild. Villagers cower in fear and awe of the supernatural. Horrible stories are told about encounters with these devils and demons, but they are at the back of the common consciousness. For already roads, travelers, settlers and missionaries trek across the wild. Technological cults and Monotheistic religions are worshipped, any suspicion of pagan or Fey magickal taint is reviled. Materials from the outside world are to be altered to suit Man, removing the taint of the wild. Prophets spread far and wide, offering hope and comfort to the beleaguered masses. Mankind is not totally separate from the energies that suffuse Glenryth, as an unfortunate few are born as Touched. The more fortunate of the Touched will never discover that they are so.

So begins the story of Remus the woodcutter and sage, Elaina the capricious Touched, and the many other characters, good and bad, that inhabit this tale.

http://www.amazon.com/Steel-Magick-Fa...

http://www.amazon.co.uk/Steel-Magick-...


message 20: by T.P. (new)

T.P. Grish | 49 comments In the ancient and wild world of Glenryth, Fey creatures and a nascent humanity have come into conflict, the motives of each other mutually unfathomable and alien. Technological cults and Monotheistic religions are worshipped, any suspicion of pagan or Fey magickal taint is reviled. Prophets spread far and wide, offering hope and comfort to the beleaguered masses. Mankind is not totally separate from the energies that suffuse Glenryth, as an unfortunate few are born as Touched.

When local dwarves put a curse upon the town of High Peaks, Remus, the aloof and irritable woodcutter and sage, must try and ebb the tide of xenophobic anger that could engulf himself and any other folk that are labelled as outcasts. But when a caravan of technocrat pilgrims fails to arrive, and the body of a local child is found in the woodlands, Remus, along with the capricious Touched Elaina, must try to understand the nature of morality in a world cloaked in suspicion and fear, and, ultimately, to prevent a brewing war that could send the region spiraling into chaos and destruction.

The Remus Rothwyn Chronicles is a dark, epic fantasy series with mythological elements and a nuanced world with complex perspectives.

http://www.amazon.com/Steel-Magick-Fa...

http://www.amazon.co.uk/Steel-Magick-...


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