Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Blurb Blitz + #Giveaway: The Man From Rome by Dylan James Quarles @dylanjquarles @GoddessFish


The Man From Rome
by Dylan James Quarles
GENRE: Urban Fantasy

BLURB:


Rome is a city like no other, protected by a man like no other.
He is the unnamed Immortal, the Man from Rome, and he is under attack.

An agent of his secret order has been murdered, her tongue ripped out, her throat coated in molten silver. The killing is meant to be a message, a warning that old enemies have resurfaced to punish the Man for the sins of his past. 

Forced to retaliate, the Man sets in motion a sequence of events which pit an American thief, a Roman policewoman, and a fallen Olympian against one another in all-out war. The streets of Rome become a battleground where the supernatural clash with the mortal, and the Eternal City bears witness to yet another chapter in its storied history of violence.

Vengeance reigns supreme in this, the newest Novel from Dylan James Quarles.


Excerpt:

Light filtered in through the painters cloth, becoming diffused and shallow. As if in preparation for a slaughter, the floor was covered in newspaper, and the tables were draped with black plastic. Overhead, the light fixtures had been removed so that their wires dangled in stringy noose-like clumps.

Taking all of this in, Cato let the door swing shut behind him. The latch gave an audible click, and was instantly echoed by the snap of a Zippo lighter. Cato started with surprise and turned. In the far corner of the room, a candle had been lit, casting illumination upon a table laden with food. Already seated and waiting for him, a man in a three-piece chestnut suit smiled through the blue haze of his cigarette.

Cato blinked, and a pair of golden-eyes blinked back at him. Like memory made manifest, the Benefactor’s unmistakable face came into view. Cato gaped.

“But—but—you look—”
         
Tapping his cigarette into an ashtray, the Benefactor held up a hand for silence. Cato faltered and the words died in his throat.

“Before you finish that sentence,” spoke the Benefactor. “May I interject a simple request?”

Physically shaken by the timbre of the Man’s voice, Cato did all that he could just to nod.

“I can see that you are…disturbed by me, Cato—disturbed by what you see. Yet I beg of you, please refrain from uttering that which I have heard more times than I care to remember. Spare history the doom of repetition.” 


AUTHOR Bio and Links:

Arriving on the scene in 2012 with the publication of The Ruins Of Mars, Dylan James Quarles is one of Amazon's brightest Kindle Authors.

Using a his signature ability to make scenes come alive in your mind, Quarles immerses the reader in the world of his creation, adding layer upon layer until the narrative plays like a film. Further enriched by unique characters and breath-taking action sequences, his fiction is an ideal blend of entertainment and substance.

Quarles travels often, drawing inspiration for his work from Europe and South East Asia. His newest novel, The Man From Rome, is a direct product of his numerous visits to the Eternal City. Full of on-the-street detail, the novel packs an extra helping of Roman flare for the reader to enjoy! 




The Man From Rome on Amazon


Giveaway:

$15 Amazon or B/N GC




Follow the tour and comment; the more you comment, the better your chances of winning.

11 comments:

Goddess Fish Promotions said...

Thanks for hosting!

James Robert said...

Thanks so much for the opportunity to win. I appreciate the chance!

Dylan J Quarles said...

Hello!
So glad to be here!! Drop me a line, ask me a question. I love questions!

Cheers
Dylan

Victoria Alexander said...

I'm looking forward to checking this one out! :)

Bernie Wallace said...

What was your favorite book growing up? Thanks for the giveaway. I hope that I win. Bernie W BWallace1980(at)hotmail(d0t)com

Dylan J Quarles said...

Victoria, thanks you so much for your patronage! I hope you like it!

Cheers!
Dylan

Dylan J Quarles said...

Joseph, as a kid I liked The Golden Compass, Tintin, and Bruce Coville books. My Teacher is an Alien, classic!

Cheers!
Dylan

Mary Preston said...

I want to know more about the secret order. Sounds fabulous.

Bea LaRocca said...

Great excerpt and bio. I haven't read any of your books before and it sounds as if I've been missing out. Thanks so much for the sale and giveaway. I'm looking forward to reading this soon and I'll definitely be checking out the Ruins of Mars.

Dylan J Quarles said...

Yay Bea! I'm so happy the tour has crossed our paths! I hope you enjoy both The Ruins Of Mars, and The Man From Rome!

Cheer
Dylan

Dylan J Quarles said...

Marry, the secret order plays a central role in the story. One of the mc's is a member of the Orphanus, yet he's been living in America since boyhood and knows only what his adopted mother (also a member) has deemed safe to disclose. Why has he been kept in America rather than at his Benefactor's side? Who are they hiding his existence from? To find out, you must read..

Cheers!
Dylan

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