Tuesday, September 30, 2014

City Of Masks by Ashley Capes | Epic Fantasy | Indie Spotlight

Mulluane | Tuesday, September 30, 2014 | 4 Comments so far

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City Of Masks by Ashley Capes

| Author: Ashley Capes
| Series: The Bone Mask Trilogy, Book One
| Genre: Epic Fantasy
| Paperback: 428 pages
| Publisher: Snapping Turtle Books (May 24, 2014)
| Pub Type: Small Press
| ISBN-10: 1500721204
| ISBN-13: 978-1500721206
| Goodreads Page

♦ Blurb ♦

Waking in Anaskar Prison, covered in blood and accused of murder, nobody will listen to Notch’s claims of innocence until he meets the future Protector of the Monarchy, Sofia Falco.

But Sofia has her own burdens. The first female Protector in a hundred years, her House is under threat from enemies within, the prince has made it clear he does not want her services and worst of all, she cannot communicate with her father’s sentient mask of bone, the centuries-old Argeon. Without the bone mask she cannot help anyone — not herself, and certainly not a mercenary with no powerful House to protect him.

Meanwhile, far across the western desert, Ain, a young Pathfinder, is thrust into the role of Seeker. Before winter storms close the way, he must leave his home on a quest to locate the Sea Shrine and take revenge on the people who drove his ancestors from Anaskar, the city ruled by the prince Sofia and Notch are sworn to protect, whether he wants their help or not.

♦ Accolades ♦

"Every now and then a writer comes along who will make you sit up and take notice - Ashley Capes delivers his stunning epic fantasy novel with a bang and serves notice on writers like Brandon Sanderson and George R R Martin: look out fellas - there's a new sheriff in town..."
- International Best Selling Fantasy author, Jennifer Fallon 

"A damn good example of fantasy fiction and a great first novel."
- Adventures of a Bookonaut 

"What really sold it for me was when the mythical aspect came into it. Witches, sea monsters, it was just so well put together that it just felt right."
- Bella Luna Reviews

♦ Author's Bio ♦

Ashley is a poet, novelist and teacher living in Australia. He teaches Media and Music Production, and did some time in a metal band year back, which was a lot of fun. Aside from reading and writing, Ashley loves volleyball and Studio Ghibli – and Magnum PI, easily one of the greatest television shows ever made. His latest novel is City of Masks and his fifth poetry collection is due for release at the end of 2014.

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♥ Ashley Capes is currently seeking reviewers for this book. If you are interested please contact him!

♥ See Maddalena's Awesome Review Here: Space And Sorcery

♥ Available in Amazon Kindle and Paperback ~ Kindle | Paperback

♥ You can connect with Ashley Capes on Twitter or his Blog

Mulluane is a 55-year-old proud grandmother of 4, who is passionate about her pets, blogging, traditional fantasy, and tinkering with webdesign. She is obssesively photo shy but she uses an avatar that accurately represents her dreams. ♥ You can also find her on:

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  1. What a great coincidence!! I finished reading "City of Masks" yesterday and to say I enjoyed it enormously would be the understatement of the century... :-)
    Engrossing story and vivid characters: you could not ask for more in a book!

    1. Wow! Glowing endorsement. I was already looking forward to the completion of the series. Now I really really can't wait...


    2. Thankfully you will not have to wait long... :-)
      I look forward to your thoughts on this one!

  2. Thanks for the Spotlight, ace to have your support, everything looks great!

    & wow, thanks Maddalena! Awesome to hear :D


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