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Justin Newland Historical Fantasy Blog Tour

The Genes of Isis
by Justin Newland

Publication Date: August 28, 2018

Genre: Historical Fantasy



Akasha is a precocious woman, born right into a world the place oceans flow into within the sky waters. She desires of releasing the Surge, the subsequent evolutionary step for an embryonic human race. But it’s dormant, trapped inside each human.

Horque is a Solarii, a tribe of angels who’ve manifested in human type and settled in historical Egypt. Desperate to return dwelling, they need to first undo the devastation brought on by the Helios, one other tribe of angels who got here to Earth to ship the Surge and as a substitute left humanity getting ready to extinction and sired a race of interspecies monsters: the hybrids.

When Akasha foretells the falling of the sky waters and falls in love with Horque, her life turns into an instrument for apocalyptic change.

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The Old Dragon’s Head
by Justin Newland

Publication Date: October 8, 2018

Genre: Historical Fantasy



Constructed of stone and packed earth, the Great Wall of 10,000 li protects China’s northern borders from the specter of Mongol incursion. The wall can be dwelling to a supernatural beast: the Old Dragon. The Old Dragon’s Head is probably the most easterly level of the wall, the place it lastly meets the ocean.

In each period, a Dragon Master is born. Endowed with the powers of Heaven, solely he can summon the Old Dragon as long as he possess the dragon pearl.

It’s the yr 1400, and neither the Old Dragon, the dragon pearl, nor the Dragon Master, has been seen for twenty years. Bolin, a younger man engaged on the Old Dragon’s Head, suffers visions of ghosts. Folk consider he has yin-yang eyes and different paranormal presents.When Bolin’s fief lord, the Prince of Yan, rebels towards his nephew, the Jianwen Emperor, a bitter conflict of succession ensues wherein the Mongols maintain the steadiness of energy. While the victor would possibly win the battle on earth, China’s Dragon Throne can solely be earned with a Mandate from Heaven – and the help of the Old Dragon.

Bolin embarks on a journey of self-discovery, mirroring Old China’s endeavour to return of age. When Bolin accepts his future because the Dragon Master, Heaven sends a 3rd coming of age – for humanity itself. But are any of them prepared for what’s rising within the east?

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The Coronation
by Justin Newland

Publication Date: November 5, 2019
Paperback & eBook; 299 pages

Genre: Historical Fantasy



It is 1761. Prussia is at conflict with Russia and Austria. As the Russian military occupies East Prussia, King Frederick the Great and his males struggle laborious to win again their homeland.

In Ludwigshain, a Junker property in East Prussia, Countess Marion von Adler celebrates an distinctive harvest. But that is quickly requisitioned by Russian troops. When Marion tries to cease them, a Russian Captain strikes her. His Lieutenant, Ian Fermor, defends Marion’s honour, however is stabbed for his insubordination. Abandoned by the Russians, Fermor turns into a divisive determine on the property.

Close to dying, Fermor desires of the Adler, a numinous eagle entity, whose territory extends throughout the lands of Northern Europe and which is mysteriously linked to the Enlightenment. What occurs subsequent will change the course of human historical past…

“The author is an excellent storyteller.” – British Fantasy Society

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The Abdication
by Justin Newland

Publication Date: July 28, 2018

Genre: Historical Fantasy



The city of Unity sits perched on the sting of a yawning ravine the place, way back, a charisma of angels offered religious succour to a fledgeling human race. Then mankind was granted the present of free will and needed to discover its personal method, albeit with the steering of the angels. The folks’s first aware act was to make an exodus from Unity. They constructed a rope bridge throughout the ravine and based the city of Topeth. For a time, the union between the folks of Topeth and the angels of Unity was one in every of mutual profit. After that early spring advance, there had been a torrid decline wherein mankind’s improvement resembled a crumpled, fading autumnal leaf.

Following the promptings of an internal voice, Tula, a younger girl from town, trudges into Topeth. Her quest is to abide with the angels and thereby uncover the appropriate and correct train of free will. To do this, she has to cross the bridge – and overcome her vertigo. Topeth is in upheaval; the townsfolk blame the dying of a kid on mud from the close by copper mines. The monks have satisfied them {that a} horde of devils have thrown the angels out of Unity and now occupy the bridge, possessing anybody who trespasses on it. Then there’s the heinous Temple of Moloch!

The Abdication is the story of Tula’s endeavour to step upon the trail of a future far higher than she might ever have imagined.

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About the Author

JUSTIN NEWLAND’s novels signify an progressive mix of genres from historic fiction and crime, to supernatural thrillers and thriller. His tales take care of the themes of conflict, faith, evolution and speculate on the human’s religious place within the universe.

Undeterred by the award of a Doctorate in Mathematics from Imperial College, London, he discovered his strategy to the inventive keyboard and conceived his debut novel, The Genes of Isis (Matador, 2018), an epic fantasy set beneath Ancient Egyptian skies.

Next got here the historic fantasy, The Old Dragon’s Head (Matador, 2018), set in Ming Dynasty China within the shadows of the Great Wall.

His subsequent historic fantasy, The Coronation (Matador, 2019), speculates on the genesis of an important occasion within the trendy world – the Industrial Revolution.

His fourth, The Abdication (Matador, 2021), is a supernatural thriller wherein a younger girl confronts her religion in a better objective and what it means to abdicate that religion.

His work in progress is a two-book collection, The Island of Angels, set in Elizabethan England. The first novel, The Mark of the Salamander, explores the importance of Francis
Drake’s circumnavigation of the world. The second, The Midnight of Eights, culminates within the repulse of the Spanish Armada in 1588.

He was born three days earlier than the top of 1953 and lives together with his accomplice in plain sight of the Mendip Hills in Somerset, England.

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