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Wednesday 30 March 2016

☀ Calling the Reaper: First Book of Purgatory [1] - Jason Pere

Thank you for joining us on the Virtual Book Tour for Calling the Reaper, a Dark Fantasy by (first published 26 September 2015, this edition , Rambunctious Ramblings Publishing Inc., 191 pages).

This is the first book in the First Book of Purgatory series.

PREVIEW: Check out the book's synopsis and excerpt below.  Read the first two chapters with Amazon Look Inside.

Author Jason Pere will be awarding one print copy of Calling the Reaper,(international winner) or 2 ebooks (one of Calling the Reaper and the second winner's choice) to a randomly drawn winner via Rafflecopter during the tour.  

Please do take part: comment on our post and follow the tour where you will be able to read other excerpts (☀).

Synopsis | Teaser | About the Author | Giveaway & Tour Stops


The time of the Unity has ended. Now, the realm of man is stranded between Paradise and Purgatory. The Valkyrie and Reaper battle over the fate of all who pass from the land of the living and into the afterlife.

Eight mortal spirits from vastly different worlds tread the same, inevitable path toward their last, crucial decision. Within them all exists the defining conflict every man must face—to look upon the end of their life with glory and honor, or to give credence to their baser longings, calling the Reaper to their own demise.

In this rich, harrowing tale of pride, deceit, honor, vengeance, and redemption, each individual must battle their inner turmoil, facing the sacrifices they have made before their unavoidable end in the land of the living.

But their last day in life is also their first day of death amidst the terrors of the underworld. Lord Master Death wants them all…and the real battle has only just begun.

Teaser: Excerpt

The Final Voyage of the Sapphire Lady

Part 1
      She was a cruel and unforgiving mistress. Mood fickle and unpredictable, her fury was matched only by her passion. She had laid waste to all who tried to conquer her, all who stood in her path. She carried a proud magnificence, possessed of infinite beauty and allure.She captured men’s hearts and watched them die as they were consumed by the cold depths of her being. She was the Cerulean Ocean, and Captain Dante Ramos was sworn to find her most hidden treasures. Then the debt would be paid, no matter the cost.
      He had never fully acquired a mature comfort with the rocking of the sea. Beyond captaining a ship, he considered himself a swordsman, and no worthwhile swordsman cared for unsure footing. After all his years in command of the Sapphire Lady, he had learned to ignore the ebb and flow of the Cerulean beneath his heels. The Captain had taken the helm under the stars, as he was like to do on most clear nights. For all the discomfort he might feel at her touch, Dante loved to hear the vast array of songs the Cerulean had to offer. The breaking of waves against the Sapphire Lady‘s bow, the wind whipping her sails to and fro as they snapped and cracked against the night sky, the muted chime of the ship’s warning bell as she slowly shifted from port to starboard. Dante felt that the symphony of the depths was as engaging and moving as any music of man he had known. He had always loved meter and verse, the rhythm of a melody. He saw the raw beauty in all of it—the fast-paced fiddle and drum in a port town tavern, the robustness of the classical pieces played by the Queen’s Capital Orchestra, or the resonate baritone voices of his own Cerulean Corsairs as they belted a shanty while setting sail.
      It was a bittersweet fortune offered to him every time Dante’s senses found the wondrous music of the world. It reminded him of what he owed, and of what he owed her. It was an impossible debt, he knew, but it would be paid in full. He would see his own body, every last man who sailed under his banner, and the Sapphire Lady herself resting in the cold fathoms of the Cerulean’s arms before he ever surrendered the debt. No one could truly appreciate why he did what he did, though most spent their fair share of time wondering at the Captain’s motives.

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About the Author

Jason Pere is a born-and-raised New Englander. He always had a passion for the arts and creative storytelling. At the age of thirteen, Jason took up the craft of acting for film and theatre. He pursued that interest for over a decade until refocusing his medium of expression into writing.

At first, Jason took a causal interest in writing, starting with poetry and journaling. Over time, he honed his direction and finally began writing larger works. In November of 2012, Jason self-published his first book, Modern Knighthood: Diary of a Warrior Poet.

Since then, Jason has continued writing on his own, mostly short stories and poetry. Calling the Reaper was his first experience committing to a full-length Fiction title.

In early 2015, Jason became affiliated with Collaborative Writing Challenge (CWC). Since then, he has joined many other writers on numerous collaborative projects. Jason is a regular contributor to CWC and is scheduled to have multiple pieces of his work appear in their publications throughout 2016.

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Jason also writes fanfiction for Team Covenant on their Blog of the Pheonixborn, dedicated to the new game by Plaid Hat Games, ‘Ashes’. Go to to read Jason’s flash fiction work.

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Giveaway and Tour Stops

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Goddess Fish Promotions said...

Thanks for hosting!

Anonymous said...

Morning, and thank you for hosting Calling the Reaper by Jason Pere!

Unknown said...

Good morning, I want to thank your site for graciously hosting my story. It is a true privilege for me to see you promote my work. I hope that you and your readers enjoy “Calling the Reaper”

BooksChatter said...

Hi Jason, thank you for visiting us! I really like the sound of your book... I am going to have to get a copy as soon as I am in a fit state to read and review!!!

Wishing you all the best,