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Review + Giveaway: The Watchers by Deirdra Eden

*check at the bottom of this post for the chance to win a $100 Amazon gift card and copies of the book!*

The Watchers Book 1: Knight of Light

 Summary:

 In England, 1270 A.D., Auriella (pronounced yurr-ee-ella) flees her village after being accused of witchcraft. Pursued by nightmarish creatures, she struggles to accept the truth about her humanity.

Filled with fairies, dwarves, pixies, dragons, demons, and monsters, Knight of Light is an enthralling tale that will capture the imaginations of readers young and old.

The Watchers Series has been described as Braveheart meets Supernatural.

The mythology for the series is based on many theological texts from dozens of sects with correlating themes. Ancient writings include The Dead Sea Scrolls, The Traditional Apocrypha, The Pearl of Great Price, and The Kabbalah.

“The Watchers” are supernatural beings in human form whose duty it is to protect and guard mankind from the armies of darkness.
Unfortunately, as the Book of Enoch mentions, some of these Watchers go bad. Although the mythology is based on these texts, Deirdra Eden’s The Watcher’s Series is written in a traditional fairytale style with a young girl’s discovery of incredible, but dangerous powers within herself, a cast of humorous side-kicks, a quest for greater self-discovery and purpose, and villains of epic proportions

 

 

About the Author

 



“My goal in writing is to saturate my books with intrigue, mystery, romance, and plot twists that will keep my readers in suspense. I want to see fingerprints on the front and back covers where readers have gripped the novel with white knuckles!

Aside from writing, I enjoy jousting in arenas, planning invasions, horseback riding through open meadows, swimming in the ocean, hiking up mountains, camping in cool shady woods, climbing trees barefoot, and going on adventures.”

-Deirdra Eden

Find Deirdra Eden and The Watchers Series online on AmazonDeirdra’s websiteFacebook, Twitter, Goodreads, Wattpad, and Pinterest.

Review :

If you’ve been around my blog for any amount of time you may have realized I’m a sucker for anything that reminds me of a fairy tale. Of course I adore fantasy as well. A book like this that combines prose that seems to speak of legends with a fantastical setting. I absolutely loved trying to see what might have influenced the different components of this book, knowing that a lot of it is based in known mythology. That combined with the writing style could have made the book for me; luckily, there were also fantastic characters!

I was hooked on Auriella’s story from the start. Her tragic beginnings made me feel for her and I was rooting for her against the odds. I really think that she’s relatable (in that strange way that a girl in the fictional past can be like a girl in the present) and I think that plenty of other readers will find themselves in her story, too.

If you’re into historical books and wanting to bridge the gap into fantasy I think that this would be the book for you. If you’re a fantasy fan, this’ll be right up your alley. And if you enjoy a good story, you’ll just be captivated by The Watchers. If you do read the book, let me know what you think!

ENTER THE GIVEAWAY! You can win a $100 Amazon gift card as well as well as a copy of Knight of Light!
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