Saturday, 12 May 2012

The New Fantasy Novel, Truth Teller, FREE For One Week!


Yes! Your eyes are not deceiving you, I am actually giving away this fantastic fantasy novel for FREE!!!

For a limited time only, you can download a free copy of Truth Teller in any e-book format from Smashwords as a celebration for the release of the first book in this fantasy series. Please see below how you can get your free copy.

It’s such a delight to announce the first book in my children's fantasy series has finally been released. This story came into creation back in 2006 and has grown into a three book series. It's a truly delightful tale about a modern-day girl, Charlotte, who finds herself drawn into a world of fantasy.

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Ten-year-old Charlotte stumbles upon a strange shop when searching for a present. The creepy shopkeeper gives her an enchanting antique snow dome, but refuses to accept payment. All he asks is she promises to always tell the truth. She accepts his strange request.

Woken in the night, Charlotte is drawn by the globe’s eerie light and hypnotic power. With a sudden jerk, she finds herself stranded and all alone in a dark forest where she is discovered by a sword-wielding maniac. He calls himself, Elderfield, and he turns out to be a kind and brave teenage elf. He offers to take Charlotte to his family farm on a promise that he will help her find a way home.

They embark on an epic journey to find out why Charlotte has been brought to this realm and to pursue the one person who might be able to help, but none of them realise just how much is at stake. Strange things start to happen; visions come to her in dreams. They are hunted by real life monsters that attack with terrifying fury, but a far greater threat shadows their every move.

Fleeing for their lives, they reach the safety of an ancient mountain fortress and find the shopkeeper who gave Charlotte the dome. Her hopes of returning home are dashed as she is abducted by a druid assassin. Charlotte thinks she is defenceless against such a powerful foe, but in this realm, she is not the vulnerable little girl she thought she was.

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Truth Teller Reviews:

Dawne Dominique - Multi-published author and professional cover artist:

The Truth Teller is one of the best children's fantasy book I've read in a long while. Charlotte is so easy to picture in my mind, and the fantasy aspects are brilliant! There are underlying currents of "real life lessons" that are subtly included...ideal for parents looking for that perfect bedtime story to read to their children. I loved the entire premise of the novel and will definitely be purchasing the next ones in this series.

Kurt Chambers has captured the genre with a wonderful story that will delight many a child's (and adult's) imagination.

Annie McMahon - Editor, published author and Novel Workshop moderator:

This book has everything a bestseller should have: compelling story, endearing characters, vivid descriptions, genuine emotions, and a lot of surprising twists and turns. This is a story about a friendship that transcends race, gender, age, and even realms, between Charlotte, a ten-year-old girl, and Elderfield, a teenage elf. Beautiful and heartwarming. I strongly recommend it and have reviewed Kurt’s story on my blog, Dutch Hill News.

Ralene Burke – Writer, Editor for Wives in Bloom:

Honestly, I can’t wait until my kids are old enough to read these books. Kurt has written an amazing series that emphasizes such wonderful themes as friendship, family, hope, and faith. I’ve read Truth Teller and Wrath of Siren and, even though they are MG, enjoyed them immensely. If you’re looking for wholesome reads for your children, check out the next big thing for MG.

Here is how you can get yourself a free copy:

It couldn’t be easier. Simply send me an e-mail to authortruthteller@googlemail.com Please put ‘Free Truth Teller Give-Away’ in the subject line to show you have visited my blog and I will send you a coupon code and a link to where you can download your free copy.

This promotion give-away will last for ONE WEEK from when I post this blog post, so hurry if you want to claim your FREE copy!

Happy reading everyone!

Thursday, 10 May 2012

The Very Best Indie Resources


My favourite thing about the writing community is all the awesome friends I made. I met the most amazing people who put themselves out to make my dream come true and asked for nothing in return. There are so many writers out there that know exactly what I’m talking about. The writing community is an amazing place.
Today, I would like to share some of my good fortune by introducing you to two of my closest friends who played such a massive part in bringing my dream into a reality. So much so, that I dedicated my debut novel to them. Without them, I wouldn’t be where I am today. The very least I could do is share them with the rest of the writing community.

Anastasia V. Pergakis is a massively talented author and an amazing designer. I have worked closely with her for some years and we became great friends. She designed and created my author page as well as formatted my novel, Truth Teller, for publication. Not only that, she has helped me in so many other aspects of my writing career and has been a constant encouragement in times when I needed it the most. You couldn’t work with a nicer person. Her understanding and insight into producing exactly what I required was nothing less than outstanding.
Anastasia Creatives is my number one recommendation for any authors out there that are looking for affordable book and website designs. Anastasia also offers an outstanding design service for artists, authors, musicians and small businesses at a price that is hard to beat. Go and have a chat with her if you’re looking for that something special, you will be glad you did.



Now I would like to introduce you to Annie McMahon, my favourite person in the whole world. Annie has been my editor for many years and a very close personal friend. We run a novel workshop together. She is currently offering her services to MG indie authors who are looking to polish their manuscripts to a publishable standard. She is an excellent proofreader, and in a bid to help self publish authors, she is offering a special rate to make proofreading affordable. This is the best deal you will get on the entire internet. Please visit her site for all the details.
In my opinion, these are two of the best resources for authors who are looking to make an impact without having to spend a fortune in the process. I can personally recommend them to you from experience. But whatever you choose to do, I wish you all the very best of luck. The publishing industry is not the easiest place in the world to get on with, but with the help and support of the writing community, you can make it. Never give up!



Shameless plug

Truth Teller by Kurt Chambers is free to all readers


How can ten-year-old Charlotte ever envisage that magic really exists? The place for other realms belongs in a child’s fairy tale. Or so she thinks, until she discovers the strange shopkeeper and begins an adventure that changes her life forever.
Discovered alone in a far away forest, Charlotte embarks on a journey encountering heart-stopping dangers and real life monsters, but a far greater threat shadows her every move. Even the strength and skill of her new companions cannot protect her against a ruthless druid assassin.
But in this realm, Charlotte is not the vulnerable little girl she thought she was.

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