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Get a #FREE #Kindle #ShortStory every day in October from M. R. Mathias

I am offering a free short story every day in #October.

Today’s featured #FREE short story is:

**Alpha Sint-Holo**

Please post a #BookReview if you read it!


More Summer Fantasy Giveaways #Win a Whole Trilogy of signed copies! #FREE eBooks too!

Giveaway one is for Kindle. If you don’t have a Kindle then you can still take advantage by getting one of Amazon’s many FREE reading apps, for Droid, iPad, Blackberry, PC, etc…

Confliction Compendium is FREE  for Kindle at Amazon HERE July 13th, 14th, and 15th. AND again July 21st and 22nd. No entry required. Just go get yourself three great fantasy novels, a novella, and two short stories all in one download.


Now that’s cool on a HOT day, and it’s all courtesy of M. R. Mathias’ newest release, the conclusion to his Wardstone Trilogy. (see image below)

The next Three Giveaways are idenidenticalu can enter three times to win the 3 Dragoneer Trilogy Books signed by the author from Goodreads vie their drawing system.

The following titles are linked to the respective giveaway.

The Royal Dragoneers

Cold Hearted Son of a Witch

The Confliction

Good luck and enjoy the summer. More movie and classic fantasy book reviews to come!

The Deed of Paksenarrion – Reviewed “Long, slow, but if you stick with it, a very rewarding epic masterpiece.” – M.R.

From Wiki:

The Deed of Paksenarrion is an epic fantasy saga by the American author Elizabeth Moon. The Deed of Paksenarrion was originally published in three volumes in 1988 and 1989 and as a single trade edition of that name in 1992 by Baen. The three books included are Sheepfarmer’s Daughter, Divided Allegiance and Oath of Gold. Sheepfarmer’s Daughter was awarded the Compton Crook Award by the Baltimore Science Fiction Society for the author’s first fantasy novel.

A single volume prequel about the life of Paksenarrion’s guiding saint was published in 1990, and followed by a sequel tying characters from both works together.

Our Thoughts:  I read this in jail of all places. The full “three-book-in-one” volume we had was held together with rubber-bands. All of the pages were there, though, save for one corner of page 735.  I remember the soldiering scenes from these stories. Paksenarrion spent long trudging months training to be the warrior depicted on the cover, or did she?  She is one tough woman, and I tell you what. She has inspired many a fantasy female character.  (Zena, Sheena, maybe even Brienne of Tarth? I think very much so on the latter. )

Props to Elizabeth Moon. When in an open jail tank (with 30-some-odd people running around) if I could read my way out of the moment, the author was one I considered great. Moon did that. I can still remember the dark elf scenes and the wild way the story twists, toward the end, even now.

4  stars – Highly Recommended.  –  M.R.

Sadly you cannot find The Deed of Paksenarrion for Kindle or Nook.

Please visit this Amazon page    In the box under the cover image click that you would like to see this novel for Kindle.