In preparation for our BIG RELEASE for Blood and Bile on June 7, 2017, JC Boyd is having his short story Strong Armed FREE on Amazon for the next 5 days. You can go grab your copy and put it on the TOP of the teetering To-Be-Read pile. You will not be disappointed. I mean, how often do you get to read a tale where the main character is a centaur?
Balvoc had always earned his bread with blood on his hands. But when he is forced to protect an amoral merchant to keep his wife safe, he must decide whether his wife’s life is worth the havoc caused by Sin-sim’s greed.
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“J.C boyd and Joshua Robertson’s novel Blood and Bile is like Vikings meet the Crucible. Unlike most dark fantasy novels it keeps the focus tight, focusing on the events of a small community rather than a world spanning epic.”
“If you are looking for a truly dark fantasy book, you have found it.”
“It’s incredibly complex, compelling, riveting and will keep you on the edge of your seat till the end.”
“I love the humor thrown about the story and the Norse feel. The language is, again, beautiful to read! Sometimes even poetic in it’s old-world style.”
“If you like zombies you will love this. ”
“Before the world came to be, there was nary beginning nor end, nary sky-shield nor night-wheel, nary war-garb nor shield-foe, nary fate-heeder nor fate-weaver, nor any thing living or dying or dead.”
Ranvir ripped meat from bone, the dew of deep wounds dribbling between his fingers. He packed the flesh into his teeth-house, chewing happily.
His wife gaped at him, word-land soundless, forehead-stones devoured long ago, and wound-necklace torn from ear to ear.
She had never looked more beautiful.
His hands probed into her blood’s-seat for another bite, nails scraping against cartilage, fingers squeezing organ and fat, seeking a tasty morsel.
Ranvir heard the rasping of his tent flap open, but did not turn from his meal. Snaer’s brisk breath briefly touched his back. and then he felt it no more. He swallowed another mouthful and pulled at his wife’s skin to gaze at the glossy remains.
Drast and Tyran might be considered a bit black-hearted, or even immoral. Drast is cunning but reckless, hunting for admiration. Tyran is calculating but tactless, searching for affection. When the two brothers set aside their ambitions to fulfill their father’s desire for immortality, they readily discover many opportunities for redemption. Now, while wielding a powerful magic that drains their life, Drast and Tyran will embark on a maddening quest, facing skin-switchers, dragons, and the God of the Dead.