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Albert Camus

Don't walk behind me; I may not lead. Don't walk in front of me; I may not follow. Just walk beside me and be my friend.

Wednesday, November 11, 2015

The world is not what we think it is. - Sigils of the Old God by J.P. Moore



Sigils of ancient and forgotten magic mark the cliff overlooking the bay. A ruined stone tower of unknown age stands in the square. Do not speak too loudly of these mysteries, lest the Old God send his servants to silence you.



Description:

Release Date: November 2nd, 2015

Jamesport, Rhode Island, 1895 ...


Listen carefully. You may hear whispers of the city’s mysteries just below the howling of the wind through the rafters of the abandoned fish market. Odd creatures serve a witch in the haunted salt marshes. Sigils of ancient and forgotten magic mark the cliff overlooking the bay. A ruined stone tower of unknown age stands in the square. Do not speak too loudly of these mysteries, lest the Old God send his servants to silence you.

Fear Jacob, the most loyal and gifted of these assassins. He has killed many, from babbling ex-sailors who uncovered too many secrets in dark and faraway lands, to millionaires’ wives who summer in mansions on the cliff and wander one step too far into the occult.

But peer into Jacob’s eyes and you may see a hint of doubt. You may discover what you have suspected all along.

History is a lie.
The world is not what we think it is.
And, it is all about to come crashing to an end.

Author's Top 5 Favorite Books/Series

Pale Fire by Nabokov, because it always hits me square in the face.

The Lord of the Rings by Tolkien, because it’s the best series I still haven’t finished.

Seamus Heaney’s translation of Beowulf, because it proves that you don't have to hate Beowulf.

If On a Winter’s Night a Traveler by Italo Calvino, because few things that clever are also not annoying.

A Canticle for Leibowitz by Walter M. Miller, Jr., because nothing’s cooler than post-apocalyptic monks.
About the author:
J. P. Moore lives and writes in southern New Jersey. Though his characters would feel right at home in the dark and mossy tracts of the Jersey Pine Barrens, the setting that he enjoys with his wife and three children is a long way from the worlds of his novels and stories. Moore's settings are on the brink. Their histories are lost, or misunderstood. Their futures are uncertain. All of the heroes are gone. Only the unlikely heroes are left.

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4 comments:

fee roberts said...

This sounds like a great read. Thank you Mythical Books for always sharing wonderful books and authors with us readers!

CCAM said...

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Stephanie LaPlante said...

Hope I get a chance to read this!

Cat Neko said...

This sounds like an amazing read!! Thank you for this chance!