Blog Tour & $25 Giveaway: Ixeos by Jennings Wright

Today we have a Top 10 list by Jennings Wright author of fantasy novel Ixeos. I’m a fantasy nut so I asked her who her Top 10 science fiction and fantasy characters are. Read on to know which literary characters made it to her list! Then read on to know more about her fantasy book Ixeos and join the tour giveaway at the end of this post! :)

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Jennings’s top 10 favorite sci-fi/fantasy characters:

  1. Elrond – Lord of the Rings
  2. Gollum  - Lord of the Rings
  3. Obiwan Kinobe – Original Star Wars (IV)
  4. Aslan – The Chronicles of Narnia
  5. Jadis/The White Witch – The Chronicles of Narnia
  6. Spock – Star Trek
  7. Indiana Jones – Raiders of the Lost Ark
  8. Bumblebee – Transformers
  9. Ironman – Ironman, Ironman Two, Avengers
  10. Thor – Thor, Avengers

Born and raised in Florida, Jennings Wright spent her early years reading anything she could get her hands on, when she wasn’t spending time in and on the water. She won a prize in the 6th grade for her science fiction stories.
Jennings attended the University of Tampa, graduating with a B.A. in Political Science, and almost enough credits for B.A.s in both English and History. She attended graduate school at the University of West Florida, studying Psychology. She spent time over the years doing various kinds of business writing, editing, and teaching writing, but mostly having and raising her family, homeschooling her children, owning and running a business with her husband, and starting a non-profit.
Thanks to a crazy idea called NaNoWriMo Jennings got back into creative writing in 2011 and hasn’t stopped since. She currently lives in North Carolina with her husband, also a business owner and writer, and two children, and travels extensively with her family, and her non-profit in Uganda.

About the book

The McClellands are enjoying a lazy summer vacation at the beach when they are lured from our world into Ixeos, an alternate Earth. Finding themselves lost in a maze of tunnels under Paris and surrounded by strangers, they discover that they have been brought to Ixeos for one purpose:  to take the planet back from humanoid aliens who have claimed it. With the aid of the tunnels and a mysterious man named Landon, the teens travel the world seeking the key that will allow them to free Darian, the long-imprisoned rebel leader. But the aliens aren’t the only problem on Ixeos — the McClellands have to deal with brutal gangs, desperate junkies, and a world without power, where all the technology is owned by the aliens, and where most of the population has been killed or enslaved. The worst part? There’s no way home. —  Amazon * Barnes & Noble

Blog Tour Giveaway
$25 Amazon Gift Card or Paypal Cash
Ends 4/12/13
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