Thursday, December 5, 2013

REVIEW: The Northern Gate by J.C. Clarke BLOG TOUR

On December 6, 2013 the first of four volumes of The Edelyn Legacy  releases on Amazon.

The Northern Gate
by J.C. Clarke

Genre: Fantasy/Romance

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According to the Bible, God created the world in seven days, but what if the beginning happened before Humankind documented it for posterity?

Humans didn’t see everything clearly, because they didn’t understand. They turned away in fear, forgot the beings that had come to Earth and, over time, the Seraphim became nothing but a legend, a bedtime story. Corruption and greed, bred from hatred and evil, spread across the face of the earth as Humans evolved and developed. It was in this filth, and amongst the seven deadly sins, that Tabitha Morgan was born and kept alive, hidden in plain sight from the darkness.

For seventeen years, Tabitha thrived under her grandmother’s guardianship, living a normal life and not knowing the truth about her heritage or the roots from which she came.

That all changes the day a handsome stranger named Nathan walks into her life. Will the ancient secrets he holds be enough to earn her trust? Is it the Light, or does Darkness await them beyond The Northern Gate?

My Review:

*DISCLOSURE: I did the primary edits for this novel; therefore my opinion may be considered biased.*

The prisoner; the wandering man; Natanael; Nathan . . . all one in the same.

Prepare to be taken on an adventure that begins in a small, rural village where everyday things like bicycling and ballet classes are commonplace and ends in a new world, that is to say, another dimension. Clarke is putting a refreshing spin on the age old tale of creation and you aren’t going to want to miss out!

Picture, if you will, existing in the dark, surrounded by a lack of anything warm . . . heat, light, goodness. Yet, you don’t give up. Even when this is all you know for centuries, you still do not despair, because you have a purpose; one that will affect the survival of not one, but two worlds. 

Oh, but wait, there’s more—because of who you are and from whom you have descended, you have control over the elements. All of them: earth, wind, air, and fire. This means you are a power to be reckoned with; feared if you choose the dark, yet revered when on the path of light. You are special, but not nearly as special as Tabitha Morgan . . . a normal seventeen year old girl.

Or so she thinks.

Book one of The Edelyn Legacy introduces us to Tabitha, Nathan, and a plethora of unique characters who come together with one purpose: protecting the girl. For Tabitha to learn who she really is, they just have to keep her alive long enough to get through The Northern Gate.

J.C. Clarke lives in the heart of the New Forest in England with her husband and four children. Never a dull moment, her full house provides no shortage of inspiration which fuels her writing. She loves reading and writing a variety of genres in addition to dabbling with graphic art to create book covers, swag and more.

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