Book: The Seventh Blessing
Author: Ricky Baxter
Genre: YA Fantasy
Release date: June 2019
Find It: Amazon


Book Overview

Within the world of Popla, the gods rule over mankind. Thanks to their order, mankind lives safe from the dangers of the world’s monsters and demon beasts. However, even with their protection, there are some who have chosen to rebel against their benevolent masters.

Having lost his sister to a mysterious sickness called the Seventh Blessing, rumored to have been created by the gods themselves, A young man named Luna will attempt to rescue her soul from death. Armed with a living blade, he will oppose the order of the gods – going as far as to request the aid of a legendary demon named Ten.

Within this epic fantasy adventure, the trio will explore a world together, where divinity and mortality are intertwined. However, at the end of their journey, will the true secret of the Seventh Blessing tear them apart?

Book Review

The Seventh Blessing by R.L. Baxter is uniquely told from first-person point of view, which isn’t typically what readers prefer. So, if you’re up for the challenge or are the rare person who enjoys first-person, then this is your book.

This is a debut novel for the new author and is a good attempt at working out a story. There are many mistakes throughout the book, but you’ll find the characters engaging and I did enjoy the jokes that fell flat. You can see his dry sarcasm shining through.

We encourage the author to continue on their journey and we hope to see a more mature version of this story in the future.


Giveaway Details

Winner gets a paperback of The Seventh Blessing + accompanying novella OR digital formal.


About the Author

Ricky Baxter is the author of Gideon and the Crimson Samurai, a fantasy novel newly released for Amazon Kindle. He is an avid blogger, giving advice and thoughts to fellow creators from all walks of life. His other works include Colours of Destiny, a Youtube visual novel. Currently he lives in London England where he writes and blogs.

Starting out as a composer since graduating with a Ba(Hons) in music and multimedia, Ricky worked for many independent short film directors – for over six years, gaining notable IMDB credits . Since then, he has embraced his earlier passion of writing fictional stories.

Author Links: Website | Facebook | Twitter | Goodreads


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