Monday, December 12, 2022

Book Blitz and Giveaway - Mayatte's Catharsis: A Feathered Serpent Reborn by Jack E. Mohr

Title: Mayatte’s Catharsis: A Feathered Serpent Reborn
Author: Jack E. Mohr
Publication Date: December 12th 2022
Print Length: 92 pages
Genre: Young Adult Fantasy Adventure

The mythical Island of Mayatte was never meant to be discovered by anyone, and its natives are about to find out why.

When a ship of foreigners crashes along the coast, everyone but Naña is wary of their inexplicable arrival. While others are suspicious and fearful, Naña is curious and even helpful, especially when one of the outsiders becomes gravely ill. But her goodwill might be a fatal flaw that puts the entire island in jeopardy.

While she grows closer to the foreigners, they discover something that could revolutionize the outside world. A resource so powerful, they’re compelled to harvest it at any cost. Naña is now pit against forces that could wipe her people from existence. How can she stop an enemy that’s more powerful than any of them can handle?

Mayatte’s Catharsis is a bittersweet tale of humanity in all its madness. Follow Naña through mystic battles, political unrest, and acts of kindness with magic leading every step of the way.

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Before he could make it over to Sir Gallahan, he continued coughing until blood came up—followed by a thick dark violet viscous liquid. Sir Gallahan’s knees weakened and he toppled face first into the sand.

Everyone collectively gasped, except Morchato. He hustled over to the liquid that was coughed up. It had pooled unto the top of the sand, without penetrating it.

Morchato shook his head. “This is bad. Very bad.” He placed the back of his hand on Sir Gallahan’s forehead.

Morchato’s lower lip trembled.

Naña sensed his sudden fear. “What has happened?

Morchato shook his head, squeezing the dark liquid between his fingers. “I’ve only known of one thing to cause this.” Morchato lowered his head. “He hasn’t much time.

Zeke ran over, shoving Morchato out of the way. “Sir Gallahan are you okay?” Zeke’s face flushed red when he saw Sir Gallahan’s unresponsiveness. “Oh no, oh no! We need some help!”

Naña felt a sadness. Somehow, this was her fault. And somehow, she needed to resolve the issue. “How much time does he have? How can we save him?

Stricken with panic, Morchato’s face lost color.

Naña closed her eyes and prayed, “Mayatte if it be in your will, please make whole that which has been stricken with infirmity—"

Morchato snapped out of his stupor. “Mayatte cannot help.

Naña backhanded Morchato, knocking him off balance. “Do not speak blasphemy ghoem. Mayatte can undo anything that has been done.

Morchato wiped his mouth. “I mean no slight at the power of Mayatte, but her power is confined to this island. This is a sickness whose cure is beyond this island. And he has less than three sunsets before he is beset by the most agonizing pain imaginable, precluding his demise.

Naña shot him a grave look. “Where?
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  1. My niece would like this book.
    Thanks for the contest.

  2. An intriguing synopsis and excerpt, Mayatte's Catharsis: A Feathered Serpent Reborn sounds like an exciting read for my teen-aged granddaughters and I. Thank you for sharing your bio and book details and for offering a giveaway

  3. beautiful cover, congrats on the release

  4. Sounds like a story my niece would enjoy. Congrats on the book release.

  5. congrats on the release this sounds awesome

  6. Thanks for the great excerpt. The book sounds very interesting. Love the eye-catching cover!

  7. Cool storyline. New author for me.

  8. I like the cover


  9. This sounds like an interesting book and I also like the cover.

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  10. I am hit and miss with fantasy books.
    sherry @ fundinmental

  11. I like everything about this book - genre title and especially the vivid cover!
    Thank you for sharing this with us.

  12. Do you have any advice for new writers?

  13. This book looks like a great gift for my grandson for Christmas-thanks

  14. Interesting book with a great cover.

  15. The excerpt is interesting. Thank you for sharing it.

  16. I celebrate these types of books, the truth is that the plot catches my attention. I will take this recommendation into account. Thank you very much

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  18. It looks like an interesting read.

  19. This sounds like an interesting book. I like the cover.

  20. What was your favorite Christmas gift ever?

  21. This looks like a great read. The plot is intriguing.

  22. looks like a fun one

  23. I enjoyed the excerpt. Thank you for the giveaway!

  24. Your bio on IG intrigued me with how your stories will take readers on a journey that you wouldn't believe. I enjoyed the synopsis and excerpt

  25. i love the title and the book cover

  26. The cover and title really drew me in! A very ‘Carlos Santana’ vibe. Very unique!