The gates to hell are thrown wide when Alloran is betrayed by his best friend, Ladanyon, and framed for forbidden magic. He is hunted by the guards and the wizards both, tormented by the gruesome murder of his friends and loved ones, and crippled by fear for the living.
Now Alloran must face his demons, or damn the woman he loves.
Also featuring bonus short story 'A Magical Melody'
Genre - High Fantasy (17+)
Length - 110 pages
Published - September 24th
October 12th Indie-Vengeance Day Special!
What early readers are saying about the novella
"Ballintyne gives wonderful descriptions and I found myself becoming lost in the magic of her words in a picturesque world with every turned page" Bella Doerres"The power-packed action will leave you breathless and the eerie suspense will make you chomp on your own nails, beware!" Satarupa"With imagination and detail that paints a full scene for the mind’s eye, Ciara takes us on a short but exciting journey into a world of magic, love and demons from hell." Miranda Wood of DustyKatt's Stuff Reviews"I actually enjoyed a good fantasy novel that didn’t take days and days to read, but still offered the opportunity to get caught up in its world and story." - Tracy Riva Global eBook Awards JudgeIn honour of Indie-Vengeance Day Ciara Ballintyne is offering up “Confronting a Demon” for the sale price of 99¢ On October 12th after more than a year of planning, more than a dozen bestselling indie authors from around the globe (seriously!) will gather in Dallas, Texas for an once-in-a-lifetime signing and meet-the-author event; Indie-Vengeance Day. Come join authors from the U.S, Canada and Australia and meet some of the most notable and recognized writers in the indie author movement.
She holds degrees in law and accounting, and has been a practicing financial services lawyer since 2004. She is both an idealist and a cynic.
She started reading epic fantasy at the age of nine, when she kidnapped Castle of Wizardry by David Eddings from her father. Another two years passed before she began her first attempts at the craft of writing. Confronting the Demon is her debut book.
She enjoys horse-riding, and speculation about taking over the world. If she could choose to be anything it would be a dragon, but instead she shares more in common with Dr. Gregory House of House. M.D.
The Finishing Fairies is hosting a full two-week virtual book tour for "Confronting the Demon" by Ciara Ballintye is now accepting tour hosts. We are looking for Reviews, Guest Posts, Interviews and a few limited special spots available.
The tour will be taking place on Monday through Friday; 12-3 through 12-13, just in time to fill those Christmas e-socks ;)