BLOG TOUR: Guild of Immortal Women by David Alan Morrison- Review, Top 10 List & Giveaway

Title: Guild of Immortal Women
David Alan Morrison
Publication Date: 
November 2014
Blurb Description: Two bodies are discovered on the grounds of “The Bastille,” home to a coven of witches who belong to the Guild of ImmortalWomen. The bodies have strange characteristics, so what follows is a combination merry and sinister romp through ancient history. Medieval times are brought to life through a massive Tapestry adorning the mansion’s walls where the characters — animals and humans — emerge through tears in the fabric.
It is up to Detective Matt Mathers and social worker Lynn Swanson to solve the murder-mystery while dealing with the strange world of magic, Guardian Abbey’s amnesia from her past lives, and the devilish mission of Robert and the Doctor to create animmortal heir through the laboratory.

Foreword Reviews‘ 2014 INDIEFAB Book of the Year Award Finalist

Author Bio:
Dave Morrison (CI & CT, NIC-A, SC:L, NAD-5). Dave received his A.A. in ASL/ENG Interpreting from L.A. Pierce College in 1989. In 2000, he obtained his M.A. in Theatre Arts from the University of Kentucky. He has interpreted in a variety of venues, from the courtroom to funerals to underwater conservation forums. As an actor, he has been seen on stage, TV and film. He is currently an adjunct instructor of Drama at Skagit Valley College and works with local theatres as a director, actor and instructor.
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Ten Random Quirks About the Author:
1.  I can't stand the dark; at 52, I still sleep with a nightlight
2. I use my toes to pick up small objects like pens and dish towels
3. I strongly believe in ghosts
4.  I am very insecure and seek approval on just about anything I do
5.  I am terrified of snakes. I actually peed my pants one time at the Renaissance Faire when the Snake Charmer walked too closely to me
6.  Whenever I pass a dog, I feel an overwhelming desire to feed it.  
7.  I was once so poor, I only ate once a day to conserve my money
8.  As a youngster, I used to set booby-traps for people who may come in my room while I was at school
9.  I'm obsessed with the thought of a world-ending apocalypse; I fantasize about how I could "Mad Max" myself to survive
10.  I can't watch any movie with animals in it. I instantly cry like an infant - even the ones with happy endings.

Guild of Immortal Women is not at all what I expected- but that, in this case at least it most DEFINITELY a good thing! We're pulled into the story super fast- the prologue is extremely intriguing with what I thought was magic, aging and a murder all packed into a tight few pages- transporting you to another world altogether!

Since this is a mystery *hush, hush* I make it a point not to dwell on what actually happens in the story- because that's the readers job- to take the journey themselves, so...

I will say that this book was straightforward and mysterious all at the same time, super exciting, adrenaline- rush- giving and intrigue rising book. The characters had good, clear and most importantly realistic voices, that made you feel like you knew them; like they could be living right there with you! I loved how David Alan Morrison gave us these personal tidbits about the characters lives, making it oh so secretive and common knowledge at the same time!

I couldn't give it a higher recommendation:)


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