Buried in the scriptures of Ibea lies a story of rivalry, betrayal, stolen love, and the bitter division of the gods into two factions. This rift forced the lesser deities to pledge their divine loyalty either to the shining Eternal Kingdom or the darkness of the Underworld. When a demon sneaks into the mortal world and murders an innocent girl to get to her sister Chaeli, all pretence of peace...
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Science Fiction & Fantasy
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Jun 25 2016
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'In Search of Gods and Heroes' is the debut novel of British author Sammy H.K Smith.
'Smith shows great potential in this tale that opens with death and demons and propels us rapidly into divine conflict.' - Mark Lawrence, international best-selling author of The Broken Empire and Red Queen's war trilogies (Harper Collins)
'A smartly written, coming of age tale'. - A. J Dalton, international best-selling author of The Cosmic Warlords trilogy (Gollancz)
Approximately 130,000 words long and told from the point of view of 8 characters, In Search of Gods and Heroes explores mythology, the darker side of human emotion, coming of age, romance and heartbreak. Fast-paced and smooth, it is a genuine page-turner.
With over 10,000 sales since its debut, it is clear that the novel is something special.
Author Sammy H.K Smith co-owns Grimbold Books, home of Gemmell award, British Fantasy Award, Lambda award, Rubery book award nominated authors and artists. A small press on the up, she is a strong marketer and can be found at a large number of UK conventions in person and spends time promoting on social media.
Facebook author fan page circa 1000 genuine fans (though she uses her personal profile)
Grimbold Books reach: Over 3000 genuine fans on Facebook across Grimbold, Tenebris Books and Kristell Ink
2000 genuine fans on Twitter
Professional and regularly updated blogs and websites
Strong engagement with readers, regular competitions and publication of quality literature.