This post is part of a virtual book tour organized by Goddess Fish Promotions. Bharat Krishnan will be awarding a $15 Amazon/BN GC to a randomly drawn winner via rafflecopter during the tour. Click on the tour banner to see the other stops on the tour.
Once, there was a truce. Desperaux controlled the west with magic, and Desire claimed the east with steel and science.
But now magic has disappeared, and the world has changed.
The kingdom of Desire will stop at nothing to maintain the new world order. On Juno’s wedding day, their Mengery soldiers came marching through the Nine desert to rip his world apart. Now he journeys east with his adopted brother, Trey, in search of revenge after the murder of his family. Along the way, the two face bandits and the magical creatures of the Nine. When they finally reach Desire, Juno and Trey will face something even deadlier – their own fears and ambitions.
This is a tale of brotherhood, a revenge story that will remind you that everything has a cost – a cost that will be paid to Desire and to the inner demons that govern us all.
Read an Excerpt
Sand and sun dirtied anything that wasn’t already stained by the Nine, but Trey still tried to keep his hair clean. It was one of the few things he could control in this life, and he’d be damned if anyone at the orphanage said he wasn’t an individual. Soon after the owners of the orphanage died, he broke the lock into their bedroom and found a cooling unit with enough power left to experience a different world for five minutes. He hadn’t told anyone it still had power, not even Drea. He just cranked it up to full power one morning before anyone else had woken up and pretended he was a king.
As clean as Trey was, Sora was dirty. He stood 5’5 with mangy black hair, and was pudgy despite the fact he’d lived his entire life in the orphanage with virtually no food. Trey knew he was stealing rations from the younger kids. The second evidence came to light, Trey would throw Sora out. He was a thief, Trey thought, and beyond that he had hurt Drea. But for now, the two were the only ones who could keep this place running.
And so Trey and Sora would continue to work together because Trey believed in such a thing as obligation. Power shouldn’t be limitless; just because he and Sora were in charge, didn’t mean they should get to live better than everyone else. And Sora had his uses. Where he was strict, Sora was relaxed. Where he was hard, Sora was soft.
About the Author
Bharat Krishnan is a philanthropic consultant in Columbus, Ohio. After ten years in Democratic politics, he wrote a memoir about his life on the road as a political campaign manager and just released a fantasy novel called Oasis. He refers to himself as a professional storyteller and amateur cook.
James RobertDecember 14, 2018 at 2:52 am
I appreciate you taking the time to give us a great book description and giveaway as well. Thank you so much!
Goddess Fish PromotionsDecember 14, 2018 at 5:35 am
Thanks for hosting!
Bharat KrishnanDecember 14, 2018 at 7:23 am
Thanks for hosting me, Deborah! If you have a KU account, Oasis is free to read. I’ll be here throughout the day to answer any questions.
Deborah BaileyDecember 15, 2018 at 1:16 am
You’re welcome, Bharat! Good luck with the tour.
VictoriaDecember 14, 2018 at 2:14 pm
Thanks for sharing!
Bernie WallaceDecember 14, 2018 at 6:02 pm
Do you have any other writer’s in your family. I hope your book is a success.
Bernie WallaceDecember 16, 2018 at 4:59 pm
Would you ever like to see your book turned into a movie? Bernie Wallace BWallace1980(at)hotmail(d0t)com