A great new blog tour featuring a fantastic rising talent in speculative fiction awaits you, celebrating John F. Allen’s The Best Is Yet to Come, an exciting new collection featuring an array of stories in urban fantasy, fantasy, science fiction, horror and more!
Taking place January 13-20, 2020, the new blog tour features reviews, interviews, guest posts, videos, top tens, and more!
About the author: John F. Allen is an American writer born in Indianapolis, IN. He is a founding member of the Speculative Fiction Guild and a member the Indiana Writers Center. He began writing stories as early as the second grade and has pursued various forms of writing throughout his career. John studied Liberal Arts at IUPUI with a focus in Creative Writing and Literature, received an honorable discharge from the United States Air Force and is a current member of the American Legion. John’s debut novel, The God Killers was published in 2013 by Seventh Star Press, and he has had several novellas, short stories and articles published since. He is also an avid reader, accomplished visual artist and Jazz music aficianado.
John currently resides in Indianapolis, Indiana.
Book Synopsis for The Best Is yet To Come: Featuring ten stories collected for the first time ever, The Best Is Yet to Come, presents nine years of creativity spun from the mind of John F. Allen. Action and adventure are ever present in these stories, but be prepared for some drama, horror, fantasy and science fiction as well.
This volume includes a holiday story, “An Ivory Christmas,” featuring Ivory Blaque, Allen’s bold heroine from his acclaimed urban fantasy series The God Killers, and the center of his literary universe, The Ivoryverse.
Also included are:
“Forest of Shadows” the debut of a fabled, ancient warrior named, Jaziri, Prince of Kimbogo Province.
You may want to think twice before venturing out into the dark woods of rural Indiana in “The Legend of Matchemonedo.”
A young, set assistant of a 50’s science fiction serial gets to embark on the journey of a lifetime in “The Adventures of Star Blazer.”
A young woman in late 1970’s Indianapolis, learns to be careful what you wish for in “HoodRatz.”
When a woman struggles to care for her ailing father, she discovers the truth behind her troubled past in “The Sweetest Autumn.”
Long ago, a noble samurai finds forbidden love with a beautiful, ebony skinned princess in “The African Princess.”
A mysterious, military operative is sent on a covert mission in Egypt, when he encounters an alien monster bent on revenge in “Lazarus.”
Forty years ago, a young boy discovers that family means everything in “The Chocolate Malt.”
The Best is Yet to Come also features the special bonus short story, “Witch Way is Up.”
Explore the words of John F. Allen today!
Tour Schedule and Activities
1/13 MyLifeMyBooksMyEscape http://mylifemybooksmyescape.wordpress.com Author Interview
1/14 Jazzy Book Reviews https://bookreviewsbyjasmine.blogspot.com/ Author Interview
1/15 Sheila’s Guests and Reviews http://sheiladeeth.blogspot.com Guest Post
1/16 I Smell Sheep http://www.ismellsheep.com/ Top Ten’s List
1/17 Beauty in Ruins – She Leads he Reads https://femledfantasy.home.blog Guest Post
1/18 The Literary Underworld http://www.literaryunderworld.com Guest Post
1/19 The Seventh Star Blog http://www.theseventhstarblog.com Guest Post
1/20 The Book Junkie Reads . . . https://thebookjunkiereadspromos.blogspot.com Author Interview
1/20 Willow’s Thoughts and Book Obsessions http://wssthoughtsandbookobsessions.blogspot.com/ Review
Links for The Best Is Yet to Come
Kindle Version: https://www.amazon.com/Best-Yet-Come-John-Allen-ebook/dp/B07YBTFM9P/
Amazon Print Version: https://www.amazon.com/Best-Yet-Come-John-Allen/dp/1948042851/
Barnes and Noble Link: https://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/the-best-is-yet-to-come-john-allen/1133901519?ean=9781948042857
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