Alison Naomi Holt

Creating adventure one character at a time
Credo’s Betrayal is ready for your reading pleasure

 

Credo’s Betrayal is now live on Amazon and I’ve begun the next book in the Seven Realms of Ar’rothi series. Check the progress of the newest book on the middle right part of this page.

I’m currently traveling the country and have stopped in Virginia for a short break to finish renovating my 1963 Fan camper, similar to the vintage campers I wrote about in Credo’s Bones. I’ll be sure to post pictures as soon as I’m done. Meanwhile, here’s Maggie and I writing the next novel sitting next to the Maury River.

Also, if you like fantasy books featuring magic, my book, Mage of Merigor, is included in the Here Be Magic book bundle. Get 13 books for $4.99.

Magic invites . . .

Curses and blessing, sorcerous time travel, shape-shifters, hidden enchantment and corrupted blood.

Magic demands . . .

Saving those you love, courage, betrayal and fights against unspeakable forces.

Magic promises . . .

Last best hopes, reluctant and desperate heroes, ancient power unleashed and the compulsion to overcome death itself.

Magic risks . . .

Forbidden spells and deadly bargains.

Here be magic!

From life to death, from realm to realm, from past to future and in between—dare you adventure with wizards?

Table of Contents
1. “Good Scrying Gone Bad” by Dayle A. Dermatis
2. “Troll-magic” by J.M. Ney-Grimm
3. “Shakespeare’s Curse” by Karen C. Klein
4. “Lords of Dyscrasia” by Seth Lindberg
5. “Chronicles of the Varian Empire – The Spell” by Barbara G.Tarn
6. “Hunting Wild” by J.M. Ney-Grimm
7. “Tales of Erana: The Warrior’s Curse” by A. L. Butcher
8. “Legacy of Mist and Shadow” by Diana L. Wicker
9. “A Sudden Outbreak of Magic” by Michael Jasper
10. “Words of Rain and Shadows” by Linda Maye Adams
11. “Tales of Erana” by A. L. Butcher
12. “Mage of Merigor” by Alison Naomi Holt
13. “Drinking and Conjuring Don’t Mix” by Stefon Mears

Alison, being the ex-cop that she is, is writing about a subject that she knows intimately and it shows in this book and it’s sequel, “Credo’s Legacy”. I find it refreshing that this author, coming from a police background–a very serious and sometimes deadly occupation–has such a keen sense of humor…..it’s definitely an added plus to her story telling.

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Kayro's Korner

I am continually impressed with the Ar’rothi series. From the opening lines of Book 3, I was gripped with the tension of battle and the details of tactics. In fact, I blazed through the opening chapters needing to know what happens next.
More than just battles, this book continues the growth of Kaiti, the Spirit Child, her importance in the world, and her maturing into a fighter who will do anything to protect her friends and those she loves.

There are real dangers here, injuries take real tolls, and death is always at hand. But so is love, redemption, and passion.

In this book, we learn much more about previously side characters and their importance to the continuing saga. And, as all good books in a series, it leaves the reader wanting more, anticipating the next book. Book 4 cannot come too soon.

Lawrence Kriv

Reviewer

Duchess Rampant

Fighting for her kingdom is her duty. Fighting for those she loves is in her blood.

Aurelia “Bree” Makena, the Duchess of Danforth, waits on a beach near Port Emnal in front of her three thousand troops. As the waves lap against the hooves of her battle mare, Lioth, Bree watches the enemy ships deploying more warriors against her than she’d ever thought possible. Victory may prove an insurmountable task.

Soon enough, however, she discovers that wrestling victory from defeat in this battle is just the beginning. Because the landing force is only a diversion for the real attack—one that if successful, will defeat her Anacafrian king more surely than an arrow driven through his heart.

You are invited to enter Ar’rothi, a world as vividly realized as Narnia or Middle Earth, a world where animal spirits guide humans towards enlightenment, and in which a warrior duchess and a disgraced princess must join forces against an evil that threatens everything they have learned to love.

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