• ITW Author 12:31 am on August 7, 2017 Permalink Reply  

    Two chances to win a signed copy of A Promise to Kill, by Erik Storey

    A Promise to Kill

    From tha-promise-to-kill-smaller_hre author dubbed by Jeffery Deaver “a born storyteller” whose first novel Nothing Short of Dying was hailed as “exceptional,” “a rollercoaster read,” and “adrenaline-fueled” by publications on both sides of the Atlantic, this is Erik Storey’s next entry in the Clyde Barr series, a locomotive-paced brawler that has its hero teaming with besieged members of a Native American reservation to thwart outlaw bikers who are putting hundreds of thousands of lives at risk.

    Clyde Barr, the drifter with lethal skills, is alone again, wandering the highways of the American West in search of something to believe in. As summer turns to autumn, he trades his car for a horse and heads for the mountains, planning to clear his head and regain his edge with some hunting. But when he runs across an elderly sick man—a Ute Indian from a nearby reservation—Clyde’s dream of solitude is quickly dashed.

    On the reservation, Clyde finds the old man’s daughter, Lawana, and grandson, Taylor, as well as a group of menacing bikers called Reapers running wild in the economically depressed, half-abandoned village. Gripped by the desire to do good in a hard world, Clyde offers to stay on Lawana’s ranch to help out until her father is released from the hospital. He controls himself around the bikers, even when he sees them harass a few Native American women—but when the Reapers attack a local boy Clyde has to do something. As tensions rise between the locals and the Reapers, Clyde’s efforts to protect the reservation become a fight for his, Lawana’s, and Taylor’s lives. And then the stakes ratchet up even more.

    In the remote Utah desert, surrounded by enemies, with no law enforcement presence, and with communication effectively cut off, Clyde must find a way to save his new friends, defeat the gang, and, hopefully, escape with his own skin intact. A Promise to Kill is an edge-of-the-seat thriller, pushing its no-hold-barred hero to new levels of improvisation and bare-knuckled blunt force.

    Erik Storey is a former ranch hand, wilderness guide, dogsled musher, and hunter.  He spent his childhood summers on his great-grandfather’s homestead or in a remote cabin in Colorado’s Flat Tops wilderness.  He has earned a number of sharpshooter and marksman qualifications. He and his family live in Grand Junction, Colorado.

    Please just enter a comment below for a chance to win! Two commenters will be randomly chosen. The contest ends August 14th, 2017. To learn more, please visit http://www.erikstoreybooks.com or check out Twitter or Facebook.

     
    • john Farrell 5:49 pm on August 7, 2017 Permalink

      you keep writing and I’ll keep reading them

    • Laura Nickson 5:58 pm on August 7, 2017 Permalink

      Looking forward to reading this 2nd novel of Clyde Barr!

    • matthew gilman 6:09 pm on August 7, 2017 Permalink

      Loved the first book, waiting to see how the author evolves over time. Clyde Barr maybe the john Rambo or jack reacher of the next generation.

    • Jerry Peck 6:12 pm on August 7, 2017 Permalink

      Enjoyed his debut novel tremendously. Looking forward to seeing how the series develops.

    • Stu 12:22 am on August 8, 2017 Permalink

      Loved the first book….would love to get a signed copy of the second. Keep writing! All the best.

    • Susan P. 9:49 am on August 13, 2017 Permalink

      “A rollercoaster read,” and “adrenaline-fueled” describes a book I would love to read.

    • ITW Author 2:37 am on August 15, 2017 Permalink

      Thank you all so much for the great comments, and for the support! As much as I wish I could sent copies to everyone, I made a commitment, so I rolled the dice (quite literally a six-sided one) and the winners of the giveaway are: Susan P. and Matthew Gilman. I’ll contact soon through email for shipping details. Again, thank you all for reading my work and I hope to be able to give away more copies of the next Clyde Barr novel!

    • MJ 2:15 pm on September 1, 2017 Permalink

      Another Clyde Barr novel…keep ’em comin. We Love this guy!

    • Wilmer Rogers 1:11 am on September 2, 2017 Permalink

      Would be great to win!

    • TM OCCHIP 2:14 pm on September 2, 2017 Permalink

      It would be great to win!

    • Christine 11:13 am on September 16, 2017 Permalink

      This sounds like it will be a great read!

    • Wilmer Rogers 6:56 pm on October 1, 2017 Permalink

      Would be great to win copy!

    • Pam Carmichael 7:16 pm on October 1, 2017 Permalink

      Oh gosh this looks so damn good, gotta have it, thanks for the chance

    • MG 4:09 pm on October 4, 2017 Permalink

      Love to read this book, great themes and fabulous setting, so great

    • Joan Woods 6:17 pm on November 1, 2017 Permalink

      Sound like a goo read. Thanks for the chance to win it.

    • Wilmer Rogers 6:05 pm on November 2, 2017 Permalink

      Would be great to win a copy!

    • Wilmer Rogers 7:43 pm on December 1, 2017 Permalink

      Sounds like a modern day western with all the trimmings. Would be great to win a copy!

    • MV Born 3:23 am on January 2, 2018 Permalink

      Will be a good night time read on Dinkin’s Bayou.

    • Wilmer Rogers 4:07 pm on February 1, 2018 Permalink

      Would be great to win a signed copy!

    • tommy garrett 12:46 pm on February 15, 2018 Permalink

      here’s to me being the winner!!

    • Al Paul 1:37 pm on May 1, 2018 Permalink

      I would like it

    • Wilmer Rogers 11:49 pm on May 1, 2018 Permalink

      Would be great to win! Interesting title.

    • jennifer frost 1:52 pm on August 10, 2018 Permalink

      This sounds like a great read! Can’t wait!

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