Tuesday, January 11, 2022

THE ORDER OF TIME by Scott P. Southall ~ Excerpt & Giveaway

The Order of Time (The Order of Time, #1)
by: Scott P. Southall
Series: The Order of Time
Genre: Middle Grade Fantasy/Ancient History
Release Date: January 21, 2020
Publisher: Seaview Press Holdings
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About the Series:
Picture two twelve-year-old fraternal twins who are like night and day. She is a smart and highly organised MMA fighter. He’s not a fighter, he’s a lover of history, art and Star Wars. Despite their differences they are one formidable team. Together Anastasia and Edward Upston travel through time and navigate ancient civilisations, angry gods and mythical monsters in their quest to protect the integrity of human history.

About The Order of Time:
Anastasia and Edward Upston are eleven year old twins who are different in almost every way. Despite this they are inseparable and the best of friends. They tackle the highs and lows of sixth grade together whether they are fending off bullies at the elite Blake Academy or examining rare antiquities at the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History. Then: life gets complicated.

They discover that their friend and mentor, Dr. Gregorian, is part of a secret society called the Order of Time. It turns out that time is not fixed, it’s a fluid continuum where changes to the past can create ripples all the way through to the present. It unwittingly falls to the twins to travel back through time to ancient Egypt where they must overcome deadly assassins, evil high priests and vengeful gods in order to prevent disaster. Together Anastasia and Edward must navigate all obstacles to preserve the past and find their way back home.


About The Order of Time and Odin’s Door:
The orange light bathed the snow-covered fields as the fiery globe began to dip below the horizon. It was strange that something so beautiful could signal the arrival of something so evil. One thing twelve-year-old twins Anastasia and Edward Upston knew for sure was that when mortals were caught between two bickering gods nothing good would come of it. Surviving the Viking Age may be the hardest thing they ever do, if they can…

From The Order of Time

They started to leave when the room suddenly lit up with a strange purple light coming from under a closet door.

“Why is the closet glowing?” asked Edward, his voice trailing up an octave. “Maybe we should get out of here.”

“What if Dr. G’s in there? You know he always locks his door, but it was open tonight. Maybe he’s still here. He might need our help,” Anastasia said emphatically.

The light was getting brighter by the second. Now Edward could also hear a low humming noise.

“Stop being crazy, Anastasia! This is the part in the movies where you yell at the screen for the characters not to open the door. We are not going to open that door.”

“I’m not being crazy. If Dr. G is in there and needs help, we’ll never forgive ourselves.”

Edward looked at her pleadingly, but she wasn’t giving in. His shoulders slumped in defeat. Oh god, please don’t let there be a monster or anything really scary in there. Anastasia dragged him over to the closet door. The light pouring out around the cracks was incredibly bright and the humming was getting louder. She gripped the large, brass doorknob, took a breath, and opened the door.

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The Order of Time and Odin’s Door releases January 20, 2022

Scott is an American author and banking executive who lives in Sydney, Australia. He grew up in the suburbs of Washington D.C. and attended Georgetown University. While he loves his job as a global banker, his true passion is making up stories with his children. His debut novel, The Order of Time, reached #1 in its category on Amazon and was the 2021 Reader’s Favorite Gold Medal Winner in the Children’s – Mythology/Fairy Tale genre.

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21 comments:

  1. The excerpt left me curious about what's going on in the closet.

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    1. Right. I need to see if MS wants to read this.

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  2. Sounds like a great story. The excerpt definitely leaves us wanting more.

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  3. Sounds like an interesting book.

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  4. The book sounds very interesting. I love the cover!

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  5. Scott, The Order of Time sounds like an exciting read for my granddaughter and I love the cover! Thanks for sharing it with me and have a wonderful day!

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  6. I like the cover and excerpt. I like the color, very colorful and eye catching!

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  7. My daughter would just love this fantasy

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  8. Thank you for a chance to win and Sounds like a great book!

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  9. Do have a favorite childhood memory?

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  10. The book details sound fantastic. Best of luck with the publication.

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  11. I know a couple of grandchildren who would love this book.

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  12. This sounds like a fun book to read for middle age group.

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