A Review of THE AFRICAN CONNECTION from Michelle Clement James

Book reviewer Michelle Clement James posted a review of book two of The Forgotten Child Trilogy: The African Connection. 

It’s a terrific review, excerpted below. Please hit the link to read the full review and check out her book website. And if you haven’t started reading The Forgotten Child Trilogy yet, what are you waiting for?

“I have read and reviewed several of Mark Sasse’s books and I have to say The Forgotten Child Trilogy is fabulous and are my favorites!  Book Two, The African Connection, is every bit as intriguing as the first book, A Man Too Old, for a Place Too Far. I recommend you read Book One first so that you have a good understanding of who the characters are and how they fit into the story.

One of the most endearing traits of The African Connection is the way the author takes you into another realm with characters like Bee, who is flighty and childlike, and Ash, who is more than patient with Bee, but who can be stern with her at the same time.  These two and Zette, who has more power than Bee or Ash, appear out of “thin air” first to Francis Frick and then to others. But don’t think they are ghosts, they are far more than that.”

READ FULL REVIEW HERE!

The African Connection HERE!

Book One HERE! Only $1.89

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Fall Giveaway – Gift Cards Anyone?

I’ve teamed up once again with THE KINDLE BOOK REVIEW on a Fall Giveaway which includes Amazon gift cards of $200, $100, & $50.

You could be the winner – AND – help promote my new release THE AFRICAN CONNECTION.  (Book 2 of THE FORGOTTEN CHILD TRILOGY) Thanks for all of the support!

Head on over HERE to enter to win. When you do, don’t forget to click on my book cover to check it out!

THE AFRICAN CONNECTION ON AMAZON

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Review of “A Man Too Old” from Brandywine Books.

A short while back, Lars from Brandywine Books posted a great review of “A Man Too Old for a Place Too Far.”

Here’s a couple excerpts:

A sort of a cross between A Christmas Carol and Winter’s Tale. ”

“It’s hard to evaluate an idiosyncratic book like A Man Too Old For a Place Too Far. It’s the beginning of a trilogy, so a lot of things remain unexplained. We don’t learn clearly what sort of creatures Bee and Ash are, and what their purpose is.”

“Fascinating. Easy to read. Enjoyable … recommended!”

Head on over to Brandywine Books and read the entire review!

THE FORGOTTEN CHILD TRILOGY

Book 1: A Man Too Old for a Place Too Far

Book 2: The African Connection

Both available in Kindle & Paperback.

Book 3: A Parting in the Sky – coming 2019

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After 2+ plus years, the story is finished.

Just wanted to share briefly what is making me so happy today: my first trilogy – my first series of any kind – is finished.

This afternoon I capped off the story with as neat and tidy ending that I could muster. The story of Frick, Bee, Ash, Rachany, Ruthy, Haddock, Hatty, Ulrich, and Monroe is finished, and I’m very happy with how it turned out.

In a different post, I’m going to chronicle what I learned about writing by taking on this project, but I couldn’t let my happiness remain inside.

It’s done!

I know. I know. I have months of revision ahead of me.

But who cares?

There were days in the past when I couldn’t see how the ending I wanted was going to connect with what I had already written.

And then, little by little, it worked.

It didn’t hurt that for the past nine days, I’ve had nothing to do but WRITE! It’s been awesome since I was able to crank out the final 25,000 words.

The result is this a 200,000 plus word trilogy.

Book 3 of THE FORGOTTEN CHILD TRILOGY – A Parting in the Sky

To celebrate: here’s the first mock-up of the cover.

Coming 2019!

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Trilogy Book 1: New Lower PERMANENT Kindle Version Price!

Finally, book one of The Forgotten Child Trilogy – A Man Too Old for a Place Too Far – is now and from here on out only a buck 89 on Kindle. That’s $1.89! You’ve got nothing to lose and a whole lot of a gripping week of entertainment to gain!

$1.89 – Why?

It’s regular price of $3.99 might be too much of a gamble for an unknown author. But I want to make it cheap enough for anyone to try! I believe in this three-part story and am working hard to complete it over the next month or so. Two-thirds of it are now available, so what are you waiting for!

Now Available:

Book 1: A Man Too Old for a Place Too Far  (Kindle $1.89/Paperback $13.99)

Book 2: The African Connection (Kindle $3.99/Paperback $13.99)

Coming Soon

Book 3: A Parting in the Sky (on Kindle & Paperback in 2019)

Amazon: A Man Too Old for a Place Too Far

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Review of THE AFRICAN CONNECTION

Author Colleen Chesebro gives a thorough and excellent review of book 2 of THE FORGOTTEN CHILD TRILOGY on her blog “The Fairy Whisperer.”

In addition to giving it the vaunted 5-STARS, she says:

“I’ve been a fan of Mark Sasse’s fiction for a few years now. The Forgotten Child Trilogy has captured my imagination and my heart. Just make sure to read this series in order so that you understand who the characters are.”

Head on over to read the entire review HERE! Make sure to check out her other reviews as well.

To get yourself a copy of THE AFRICAN CONNECTION, is available on Amazon HERE! (Kindle & Paperback)

And, don’t forget to get your FREE Kindle copy of book 1 of the series available for FREE through the weekend. FREE ON KINDLE: A MAN TOO OLD FOR A PLACE TOO FAR

 

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The Forgotten Child Trilogy Book 1 – FREE – Limited Time!

Through Sunday July 22, pick up a FREE Kindle version of A MAN TOO OLD FOR A PLACE TOO FAR – Book 1 of THE FORGOTTEN CHILD TRILOGY!

Gert it on AMAZON HERE!

Amazon UK HERE!

Come meet the enigmatic beings from beyond – Bee and Ash – as they choice a terrible old man to do some wonderful things. It’s action, it’s adventure, it’s time travel, it’s history, it’s just plain fun.

Make sure to check out the reviews – currently receiving 4.4 stars on Amazon.

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This happy occasion coincides with the release of BOOK 2. Now on Amazon for only $3.99 – THE AFRICAN CONNECTION!

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NOW AVAILABLE IN KINDLE & PAPERBACK. HERE!

Read the book, write a review, pass along the word! Thanks for your support.

 

50% OFF – Pre-Order of “The African Connection” Thru July 6

Kindle pre-orders of The African Connection – part 2 of The Forgotten Child Trilogy – are now at 50% off – only $1.99 – through July 6. Don’t miss this exciting adventure of a Manhattan businessman who is visited by an enigmatic flying being, thrusting him into bizarre time-travel adventures throughout the 20th century.  This is contemporary, time-travel, and magical realism at its best. Oh yes, slightly dipped in fantasy.

Pre-Order HERE for only $1.99

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Pre-Order Now Available: The African Connection

THE AFRICAN CONNECTION, book 2 of THE FORGOTTEN CHILD TRILOGY is now available for pre-order on Kindle. It will release on July 6. Grab yours now and get ready for part two of the unique adventure into the 20th century – this time into the heart of Africa.

PRE-ORDER THE AFRICAN CONNECTION HERE!

The action continues one week after the explosive ending of book 1.

SHORT BLURB: In part two of The Forgotten Child Trilogy, enigmatic beings from the realm beyond—Bee & Ash—team up once again with old Manhattan businessman Francis Frick. Joined by a mysterious new recruit, Frick must fight to bring Ulrich to justice and continue searching for the truth about the forgotten child.

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If you haven’t read book 1 yet – A MAN TOO OLD FOR A PLACE TOO FAR – there’s still time to catch up on the story before the release of book 2.

Book 1 HERE!

I would love to hear your thoughts on these stories. Thanks for your support.

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I need your help! Nominate my novel on Kindle Scout!

Book One of my soon to be released trilogy – A Man Too Old for a Place Too Far – is currently on Kindle Scout, vying for a Kindle Press publishing deal.

You can help! Please check out the Kindle Scout page for my novel. If you like what you read, nominate it. It helps get the attention of the Kindle Press editors. If my book is chosen, then you’ll be one of the first to receive a copy of it for FREE!

You have nothing to lose, but I do have something to gain. I greatly appreciate your help!

The campaign link is HERE!

Here’s the book’s blurb and cover.

Thanks for your support.

If she wanted help changing the world for one forgotten child, she chose the wrong man. Seventy-two-year-old Francis Frick would scorn his own family to close another deal. But Bee doesn’t see the world like you or me. She is an optimist, searching for potential where none exists, and so she hovers above Frick’s bed every night, eating pomegranates and waiting for his eyes to open to the possibilities. One night, it finally happens. A rogue droplet of juice slips through her fingers and hits the sleeping Manhattan businessman on the forehead, thrusting him on a series of baffling adventures to some of the twentieth century’s most brutal regimes—all to help Bee save a forgotten child of history.

A Man Too Old for a Place Too Far is part one of The Forgotten Child Trilogy—a one-of-a-kind adventure that mixes time travel, magical realism, and historical fiction into a contemporary story about an old man, his estranged daughter, and a tiny flying person in a white robe, who chooses to believe that anything can happen with enough prodding and an endless supply of pomegranates.

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