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Friday, October 31, 2008

Virtual Book Tour - Conor and the Crossworlds by Kevin Gerard

Kevin Gerard's virtual tour to promote Conor and the Crossworlds Book 3 - begins on November 3rd and extends through the entire month. His tour is posted at the bottom of this page.

Themes, Topics and Perspective Audience for the Conor and the Crossworlds Series

There are a number of the themes and topics included in Conor and the Croosworlds series. These include:

• Trust – locking eyes with a 3000 pound flying cougar and not running
• Life journey – following the cougar through a series of perilous adventures
• Courage – fighting a demon twenty times your size to save the cougar
• Awe – watching a creator materialize in your home
• Wonder – meeting the other giant cats and the Lord of the Champions
• Thrill – using the Champions’ powers to fight immense destroyers
• Terror – witnessing the destruction of your home town by an evil warrior
• Hope – using the magic left by a seeker to find the five keys of the creators
• Anguish – realizing your failure as a powerful destroyer imprisons you
• Disbelief – Freed from a prison of darkness after two long years
• Perseverance – journeying against long odds to find the Champions
• Valor – leading the Champions into battle in the shadow world
• Shock – abruptly discovering that one last journey awaits you
• Dread – leaving your love after rescuing her from the shadow world
• Self-sacrifice – allowing events to unfold that save everyone but yourself

About Conor and the Crossworlds

Conor and the Crossworlds series. This series opens with book 1, Conor and the Crossworlds, when 10-year-old Conor Jameson unconsciously calls forth the power of the crossworlds creators who send the mystical beast, Purugama, to accompany the boy on a fantastic journey into the realm of the crosswords. This immense collection of mystical worlds connects by organic "corridors" that allow creators, champions, seekers, and at the other end of the spectrum, destroyers, shadow warriors, slayers and keepers to travel between worlds as easily as Conor walks between the rooms of his home. In book 2, Peril in the Corridors, the story continues when Conor and his huge mentor disturb the integrity of the crossworlds corridors, and must join the Lord of the Crossworlds Champions, Maya, on a mission to repair them, with all of creation hanging in the balance. In book 3, Surviving an Altered World (due to be released in December 2008), Conor and Janine Cochran, two everyday high school students find themselves caught in a race to save an altered world after Conor ignores his mentors' warnings and divulges secrets about his past.

About the Author:

While still teaching at the university, Kevin Gerard spends the bulk of his time writing for publication. The Conor and the Crossworlds series provided the main impetus for his decision to permanently extricate himself from formal employment.

"Stepping away from full-time work was the best decision I ever made. Writing this story has given me tremendous personal satisfaction, and it has shown me an avenue for expression I will always treasure."

Kevin Gerard lives in San Diego, California, with his wife and four children. He teaches sociology and statistics for the California State University. When not writing or teaching, Mr. Gerard enjoys walking the grounds at the San Diego Zoo, golfing with his father, hitting the waves and his favorite pizza hangout with his brother, nieces and nephews, and loving his wife and kids. He also enjoys playing Halo on the internet; look for him in the rocket games as Drazian, the destroyer in the first Conor and the Crossworlds adventure, Breaking the Barrier.

Conor and the Crossworlds Contest

Visit his website and click on the contest video for exciting details regarding The Hunt for the Five Keys of the Creators which begins in January http://www.conorandthecrossworlds.com

Would you like a preview of Conor and the Crossworlds? Click here www.conorandthecrossworlds.com to download your FREE ebook that gives you details about the series and the opening chapters of each book.

Links to Excerpts:
Link to excerpt from Book One: http://www.conorandthecrossworlds.com/bookone/bookoneexcerpt.html

Link to excerpt from Book Two: http://www.conorandthecrossworlds.com/booktwo/booktwoexcerpt.html

Link to excerpt from Book Three: http://www.conorandthecrossworlds.com/bookthree/bookthreeexcerpt.html

Website Address: http://www.conorandthecrossworlds.com

Primary Blog: http://www.amazon.com/gp/blog/A1Y85GB3KR02Y6/ref=cm_blog_dp_artist_blog

Schedule for Conor and the Crossworlds

November 5 – Great New Books Reviewed -- http://newgreatbooks.blogspot.com

November 6 - Connect With Your Teens http://connectwithyourteens.blogspot.com

November 7 – It's All In the Setting -http://itsallinthesetting.blogspot.com

November 10 – Joyce Anthony –http://joyceanthony.tripod.com/blog

November 11 – Joyce Anthony – http://joyceanthony.tripod.com/blog

November 12 – Joyce Anthony – http://joyceanthony.tripod.com/blog

November 13 – Joyce Anthony –http://joyceanthony.tripod.com/blog

November 14 – Circle of Friends Books http://circleoffriendsbooks.blogspot.com


November 17 – Pumping Your Muse Fantasy Writer – http://pymfanasywriter.blogspot.com

November 18 – Queen of Convolution –http://cfvici.blogspot.com

November 19 – Angela Verdenius - http://www.myspace.com/angelaverdenius

November 21 – Underground Controversy – http://undergroundcontroversy.blogspot.com

November 24 – Promo 101 Create and Promote Blog Talk Radio


November 26 – In Detail With Nikki Leigh – http://detailwithnikkileigh.blogspot.com

November 27 Book Hookup – Review Book 1 -


November 28 Book Hookup – Review Book 2 -http://bookhookup.blogspot.com

Teens Read Too --http://www.teensreadtoo.com/BookReviews.html

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