January 30, 2014

A Look At Lane Heymont & 'The Freedman and the Pharoah’s Staff' - @LaneHeymont @GoddessFish #thriller #occult

Today we have author Lane Heymont visiting. Welcome!

What would you like to tell readers about yourself?
* Lane earned a BA in Liberal Arts with a focus on literature and history. He also holds a double minor in psychology and business. He is a literary assistant with The Seymour Agency, and also has several short stories. He is a member of the Horror Writers Association, Historical Novel Society, and International Thriller Writers.

What are you going to tell us about today?
* My story The Freedman and the Pharoah’s Staff.

A look into the story
~ Blurb ~
* Jeb, a former slave, rescues his brother-in-law Crispus from the Ku Klux Klan, only to be drawn into a world of Creole Voodoo, racism, time travel, and redemption.
* Verdiss, the leader of the Ku Klux Klan has gained possession of the Pharaoh's Staff, a magical artifact from ancient Egypt and concocted a diabolical plan far more insidious than himself.
* In the end, Jeb and Crispus must stop an entire people from eradication and each find redemption for their own past sins.
~ Excerpt ~
* Verdiss ran his fingers over the cauldron’s lips, still amazed at what he’d discovered there. He’d been studying the Oera Linda Book, a Frisian manuscript discussing the mythologies, histories, and religions of long lost civilizations. The most prominent was Thule, a land ruled by a blond, blue-eyed race far superior to mankind. Scholars placed it near Norway. The Geist Führer’s voice had called Verdiss to the grove of grim, leaning trees. He spoke of leading the world back to the glorious age when Thule dominated the world. The Geist Führer promised Verdiss those of tainted blood would be eradicated. There’d be peace among the worthy.
* “Geist Führer.” Verdiss waved his bulbous hands over the boiling water, pulling the magic from his very will. He hated performing these accursed rites, but they were a necessity. “I seek your counsel.” The wind picked up, his robes rustling. An unnatural wind. Power tingled in the air. The charge grew hotter as Verdiss came closer to contact.
* “Dear Verdiss…” came the unholy voice, seething from within the cauldron.

Buy The Freedman and the Pharoah’s Staff here...
Sunbury Press, Inc. | Amazon | B & N

Find Lane Heymont here...
Website | Twitter | Facebook

Thank you for joining us here today, Lane Heymont! It was a pleasure getting to know you and your story.

There's a contest in which Lane will be awarding a $25 Amazon Gift Card to a randomly drawn commenter during the tour. (Comments on this blog don't count toward it.) Please visit the official tour stops (find them here: http://goddessfishpromotions-super-book-blast) for directions on how to enter.

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