Friday, November 2, 2012

Tour Review: Chasing the Trickster by April Grey

Title: Chasing the Trickster
Series: Cernunnos #1
Author: April Grey
Genre: Supernatural Fiction
Elements:
Publisher: Eternal Press
Format: PDF, 234 Pages 
ASIN: B0063XNO1A
Release Date: November 5, 2011
Source: Tour Host {FMB Book Tours} 
Rating:

Tagline(s): One Man, Two Women, Two Gods…who will survive the Trickster’s snare?

Summary: Ghostly images materialize in Nina Weaver’s photos. Goons try to kidnap her. When her photographs are stolen and best friend is shot, she realizes that she has no one to turn to but her ex-lover, Pascal “Goofy” Guzman. Together they go on a desperate road trip in search of answers. The truth is darker and more terrifying than Nina could ever have imagined. After their love re-ignites, they fall into the Trickster God’s trap.

Short Review (full review to come):

Uniquely written, with characters you can't help but love. Chasing the Trickster melds Native American and European mythologies to create a story that's unforgettable.

Excerpt: 

She stared at the photo on the gallery wall and silently swore. All semester ghostly images had marred her work. And now not only a strange inclusion ruined her photo, but the pin light needed to be repositioned as well. She found a ladder in the hallway supply closet. Balancing precariously on the top step, she noticed that the imperfection had changed into the image of a vehicle, and it was on fire. She could see the superheated air wavering up off of the flames. The crackling and sudden heat of a blaze forced her to lift a hand to guard her face. It was going to explode. She was quite sure of it. And then she was falling backwards, falling down…

About this Author: 


April Grey's urban fantasy novel, Chasing The Trickster, is published by Eternal Press. Her short stories have been published in such print anthologies as Demonmind's Halloween 2010, The Best of Everyday Fiction 2, Northern Haunts, Ephemera and Terrible Beauty, Fearful Symmetry. Many of these stories can be found in her collection, The Fairy Cake Bake Shoppe available through Amazon and Smashwords.

She and her family live in Hell's Kitchen, NYC in a building next to a bedeviled garden. Gremlins, sprites or pixies, something mischievous, lurks therein. Someday she'll find out.



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