This author participates in the Readers' Favorite Free Book Program, which is open to all readers and is completely free. The author will provide you with a free copy of their book in exchange for an honest review. You and the author will discuss what sites you will post your review to and what kind of copy of the book you would like to receive (eBook, PDF, Word, paperback, etc.). To begin, click the purple email icon to send this author a private email.
This author participates in the Readers' Favorite Book Review Exchange Program, which is open to all authors and is completely free. Simply put, you agree to provide an honest review an author's book in exchange for the author doing the same for you. What sites your reviews are posted on (B&N, Amazon, etc.) and whether you send digital (eBook, PDF, Word, etc.) or hard copies of your books to each other for review is up to you. To begin, click the purple email icon to send this author a private email, and be sure to describe your book or include a link to your Readers' Favorite review page or Amazon page.
This author participates in the Readers' Favorite Book Donation Program, which was created to help nonprofit and charitable organizations (schools, libraries, convalescent homes, soldier donation programs, etc.) by providing them with free books and to help authors garner more exposure for their work. This author is willing to donate free copies of their book in exchange for reviews (if circumstances allow) and the knowledge that their book is being read and enjoyed. To begin, click the purple email icon to send this author a private email. Be sure to tell the author who you are, what organization you are with, how many books you need, how they will be used, and the number of reviews, if any, you would be able to provide.
Reviewed by Pikasho Deka for Readers' Favorite
Kaywall by Charles Embrey Jr. is an epic adventure fantasy novel inspired by tabletop role-playing games like D&D. King Zahn of the Grey Realm finds himself on the wrong end of a vengeful goddess's wrath when his beloved daughter Princess Abigail and his loyal subjects are trapped within the Kaywall keep. Cursed and lost to the world, the Kaywall keep only appears once a century. As champions over the centuries fail to rescue the princess and lift the curse, the goddess Athena chooses a young paladin named Clovis for the task. With his mentor Warhawk, Clovis undertakes a quest for the ages, alongside Garth the bard, Harry the supreme wizard, Bryce the cleric, and eventually Jeanara the ranger. But their bold journey is filled with monsters, betrayal, and dark magic. Can Clovis fulfill his quest?
If you grew up playing tabletop games such as D&D, you're bound to have a good time reading Kaywall. Author Charles Embrey Jr. brings a sense of old-school nostalgia for adventure fantasy lovers with a thoroughly imaginative and fleshed-out world filled with brave heroes, terrifying monsters, elves, dwarves, wizards, beautiful princesses, and much more. The plot moves quickly in a conventional adventure fantasy arc, which somehow still feels fresh, nevertheless. The characters are colorful and vibrant. Each embodies the different facets of heroes, villains, and everyone in-between that you find in tabletop games. Clovis is a likable protagonist you can't help rooting for. I thoroughly enjoyed his relationship dynamic with Warhawk and Garth. Kaywall is a rewarding experience for anyone itching for an epic fantasy adventure.