There really is a town called “Spuds” and it has been #immortalized.
~The World of Rowan Blaize: Character Profiles~ by JONATHAN KIERAN
CHARACTER(S): The Hobgoblin Brothers of Spuds
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NATURE/OCCUPATION: Hobgoblin siblings and monstrous gourmands/caterers par excellence.
AGE: At least as old as the American Civil War Era
BACKGROUND: The Hobgoblin brothers of Spuds are a triad of siblings who specialize in preparing exquisite culinary wonders that send the secret magical community of North Floridian foodies into fits of gastronomic rapture. Their talent in the kitchen does much to distract the immortal gentry from the fact that the brothers are extraordinarily ugly … even for hobgoblins. Never the less, legend has it that the hobgoblins looked so much like a set of human triplets living in the small farming-town of Spuds that, when these brothers died in the Civil War, the hobgoblins simply took over their abandoned plantation and posed thereafter as the ill-fated trio. With the help of goblin-magic and a great deal of privacy secured by patrolling alligators and other watchful beasts, the hobgoblins maintained the ruse for well over a century and no one was ever the wiser. Ugliness, apparently, has its merits in the supernatural sphere.
PERSONALITY TRAITS: Unrivaled work ethic, meticulous attention to detail, and incomparable discrimination when it comes to procuring and confecting the finest foods that magic can muster.
UNIQUE POWERS/ABILITIES: The Hobgoblin Brothers of Spuds have a (Nether)world-renowned and truly alchemic flair for bringing Thaumaturgical Fusion Cuisine to heights hitherto unattained. From impromptu werewolf bar mitzvahs to opulent soirees like the one Rowan Blaize hosted on Halloween night at the Castillo de San Marcos, these gents have the chops to make any supernatural event unforgettably delicious. To discover exactly what manner of devilish delicacies might grace a five-star hobgoblin menu, buy the novel.
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Mark Your Calendars! To Celebrate Halloween 2013, Jonathan’s wild & witchy All Hallows Eve-themed novel, Rowan Blaize and the Hand of Djin Rummy, will be available for FREE KINDLE E-BOOK DOWNLOAD from 12AM October 27 until midnight October 31! That gives readers five days to scoop up this delectable cauldron’s brew-of-a-tale, set amidst the magical mischief and mayhem of St. Augustine, America’s Oldest City. Click HERE when the time comes to join warlock Rowan Blaize and his twisted supernatural posse for a Halloween-novel that will fire-up the imagination (and your Kindle) like no other enchanted read this holiday season! See below for more details about the book …
Jonathan Kieran’s (as-yet-untitled) new novel, an epic supernatural thriller, is now finished and slated for release in late Spring 2014. Look for news about the release here and at Amazon.com in the coming weeks and months.
Jonathan is also the author of the classically appointed Rowan Blaize series of modern fairy-tales and novels. Visit Jonathan Kieran’s Official Facebook Page and give it a “Like,” if you are so inclined. Meanwhile …
Escape the Imminent Collapse of Civilization, if only for a few hours. A sweeping modern fairy-tale is born with the Rowan Blaize series of books. Click on the book covers to the right or have a look below …
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Book One = The magical cornerstone – a lavishly illustrated epic narrative poem … a genuine “spell” for the young and young-at-heart to treasure for a lifetime, telling the story of sorcerer Rowan Blaize’s battle to regain his magic powers. (Think Beowulf-meets-Dr.Seuss or an epic story-in-verse of a scope similar to Tolkien’s soon-to-be-released The Fall of Arthur, only contemporary.)
Book Two = The rip-roaring novel that continues the adventures of Rowan Blaize and introduces the three hilarious witches of the Ancient City, along with its dysfunctional werewolves, wraiths, ghosts, vampires, dryads, banshees and a beauty pageant brat that just might destroy the world.
Book Three = The next novel that finds Rowan trapped by a spell in another world, caught between a faery-squashing sorceress who’ll stop at nothing to conquer the kingdom … and a feisty teenage prince who’s determined to get it back.
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