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Return to the Fierce Land
(Out of the Fierce Land #1)
By N.C. Bolton
Christian Fantasy
Paperback & ebook, 105 Pages
March 31st 2020 by Celebrate Lit Publishing


The Fierce Land…

His escape from there still haunts his dreams with snatches of terror and the smell of blood. Dreams that jolt him awake, his heart pounding a frantic pace in his chest.

No longer a frightened, grieving child, Rikk has a duty—a mission. Myla, Rikk’s little sister, now grown herself, remains trapped in that harsh land.

Can she possibly know he survived his escape, and now, years later, prepares ready to travel back to find her? The village elders and the rest of his adopted people have such confidence in his ability to make the journey. Yet his heart is still divided, and fearful.

He should have faith, as they do.

But dread lurks below the surface of the calm face he shows.

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Would you tell us what inspired you to write Return to the Fierce Land?

I noticed that there were a lot of movies about superheroes, and wondered why there weren’t any recent movies about the miracles in the Bible. I’ve always been in awe of God’s miracles, and how they affect human beings, so it inspired me to write this series.

Would you tell us a little more about the main characters?

There are 5 main characters. Rikk, Vinnt and Enmin live in a village of people whose peaceful lives are ordered by faith and prayer Both Rikk and Enmin escaped from the Fierce Land as children and Vinnt has always lived in the village. The other two main characters, Anek and Myla, are the uncle and sister of Rikk, and are stuck back in the Fierce Land, which is a violent culture that worships predators. Rikk has been told by the village elders that the time has come to rescue his sister, and Vinnt and Enmin will travel with him.

What part or aspect of this story do you love the most?

I love the strong faith of Vinnt and Enmin, and at the same time, I’m intrigued by the internal struggle of Rikk as he fights his own tendency to lapse into doubt and fear. I think that’s a common battle for a lot of believers. I also love the reactions of Myla and Anek as they witness the faith in action of their rescuers

What challenged you about writing Return to the Fierce Land?

I didn’t want to write it in a way that made God seem to be a mere dispenser of miracles. I wanted to show how believers need to go through challenges as much as they need help to overcome them!

What are you working on next?

I’m working on the third book of the series, as the second book is already in the editing process!

About the Author

BiN.C. Bolton is a wife, mother, grandmother, jewelry maker, crochet crafter, and of course: a writer! She lives in upstate New York in a lovely scenic region known as The Fingerlakes. Widowed last year, she is comforted by her five sons, two grandchildren and a marvelous array of family and other loved ones. She loves the creative process, and puts her whole focus into the stories she writes. May you be entertained and uplifted by them!

You visit her website here.

More from N.C. Bolton

I’ve always been drawn to the miraculous aspects of life and creation. I think almost all children experience this, but over time we become so busy and distracted that we lose the awareness of how miraculous life really is. I’m no different. Modern life is pretty demanding!

I love good movies, and I realized over time that there were a great many super-hero movies and movies with Messianic-themed heroes. It made me aware of how human beings hunger to reconnect with that sense of awe we had as children. We all need a relationship with God, not just for His abiding love and hope, the promise of eternal life, and help with the challenges of this mortal life, but to be connected to the Author of the miraculous.

That’s what inspired me to write the Fierce Land series. The scriptures are full of miracles and interventions as well as the heartfelt prayers of humans trying to learn God’s ways and overcome their own internal struggles. And that’s what this series explores, within the framework of a world that is not modern but faces many of the same issues people have always faced. I hope the story is a blessing to those who read it, and that it helps to remind us that our lives are full of miracles.

Tour Schedule

For the Love of Literature, May 1 (Author Interview)
Through the Fire Blogs, May 3 (Author Interview)
Tell Tale Book Reviews, May 7 (Author Interview)
Wishful Endings, May 9 (Author Interview)
Artistic Nobody, May 12 (Author Interview)

Tour-Wide Giveaway

To celebrate her tour, N.C. is giving away the grand prize package of a $25 Amazon card & eBook copy of the book!!

Be sure to comment on the blog stops for nine extra entries into the giveaway! Click the link below to enter.

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