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December 6, 2016

DARK BOOK OF THE WEEK: “Breath” A Dark Fantasy

Breath (Three Days of Oblenite #1):

A Dark Fantasy MFM Menage Romance by Jean Lowe Carlson

Breath by Jean Lowe Carlson

This dark fantasy romance from new award winning epic fantasy and dark fantasy writer Jean Lowe Carlson explores sacrifice and love via sex and magic, in the style of Jacqueline Carey’s Kushiel Series and Diana Gabaldon’s Outlander series. With a deep storytelling style similar to Patrick Rothfuss’ Kingkiller Chronicles and a flavor of fairytale magic, the Three Days of Oblenite dark fantasy trilogy is typical of Ms. Carlson’s style, of writing complex and emotional fantasy and sci fi for adults.


Cloistered because of a curse to kill by her kiss, Gryffine has shut down her passion and her life. But the kindness of dashing bartender Jessup steals her from her isolation and returns her pleasure. Yet when Gryffine’s soulmate arrives on her doorstep with her same curse, can she refuse his electrifying pull, to be with this dark lover to her own demise? And can the kindness of the true love she’s found win all, even past death’s door and into the darkness?


What Readers Are Saying:


“Richly set and beautifully told, Carlson paints a story filled with love, lust, and tragedy. She captures the tortured emotions of temptation and desire perfectly and leaves you wanting more.” – Chris Patchell, author of In the Dark


“Absolutely wonderful story. Tastefully erotic, this beautiful story of love, life, and death is a page-turner.” – Rob C., Goodreads Review


“I really enjoyed this story, beautiful writing – great story flow, and the first couple of chapters just sucked me right in. It was kinda spooky and Stephen King-ish…” – Didi B., Goodreads Review


“This book is amazing! From start to finish it is so different and more unique than anything I have read.” – Judi, Goodreads Review


The first novel in a three-part dark fantasy series, this award winning fantasy series from new award winning fantasy writer Jean Lowe Carlson is not to be missed!


Where to Purchase:


Barnes and Noble



Connect with Jean Lowe Carlson: http://jeanlowecarlson.com/


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November 16, 2016

BLACKMARK (The Kingsmen Chronicles #1): Original World Map Sketch

Some people are curious how the series of maps for The Kingsmen Chronicles began! Enjoy this first sketch I made back in 2014, with the original idea for the continent, nations, cities, spellings, etc. So crazy to see how far it’s come since then!



November 16, 2016

Jean Featured as Reddit /r/Fantasy “Fantasy Writer of the Day”!

In this interview, I answer questions posted by other Redditers about my process as an author, how and why I made the decision to become an indie author rather than traditionally publish, and what I found out narrating and producing my own audiobook for BLACKMARK.  Want to know anything else about my writing or process? Go on Reddit /r/Fantasy today and ask me a question!

r/Fantasy Writer of The Day: Jean Lowe Carlson from Fantasy