About the Book
Book: Return to the Fierce Land
Author: N.C. Bolton
Genre: Christian Fantasy
Release Date: March 31, 2020
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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About the Author
N.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.
Author Interview with N.C. Bolton
What’s your favorite under-appreciated novel?
Though it was appreciated in the past, I find that not a lot of people these days have read it. I love The Grapes of Wrath. It’s not like any other novel, and the characters and their journeys are so memorable.
What was your hardest scene to write?
The scene where Rikk panics and remembers his childhood trauma. It was an intense scene to write.
What is your favorite childhood book?
The Long Winter, by Laura Ingalls Wilder. What a struggle their whole town endured! It’s a very compelling story to me.
What comes first, the plot or characters?
Usually the characters, but now and then the plot!
What do you like to do when you are not writing?
Spend time with my loved ones, ponder and pray, also crochet and make jewelry!
Thank you N.C. Bolton for letting us get to know you better!
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