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Wednesday, October 2, 2013

Blog Tour and Giveaway: Rise of Xosha By S. Cu' Anam Policar


Book Info:
Book Title: The Rise of Xosha
Series: Legend of Xosha 0.5
Genre: Fantasy, Paranormal
Author: S. Cu’Anam Policar
Publisher: Satalyte Publishing - http://satalyte.com.au/
Cover Art: J.E.Haldeman
Release  Date: September 06, 2013
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Synopsis:

A tale of epic proportions. 
The Rise of Xosha tells the tale of Xosha's beginnings.
Where Anjyls are mortal pawns, Dragons rule the skies, Wolves and elves roam the forests, and demons lurk below the surface.

Oceanus, the leader of the last hord of dragons in the realms must find his people a new home.
Going only on the word of the odd colored white dragon, Rose, he leads the horde far from their home, 
over waters that seem to have no end.

Pyre, Oceanus' younger, rebellious brother must come to terms with the fact that Oceanus will never 
see him as anything more than a welp too young to be of any use.

Jade the youngest of the three has her own thoughts and inner demons to contend with.

Then there's Rose, The dragon with an amazing gift no one will acknowledge. The outcast of her people 

simply because she's the only one of her color.

Will these four ever come to terms with why they had to leave their home?

And what strange new beings will they encounter in their new territory?

Find out when you read The Rise of Xosha; The story that started the legend.

One to lead...One to see...One to protect...One to Deceive.

The Rise of Xosha; The story that started the legend.

"not all allies are friends, not all friends are true, and some enemies will in turn be your greatest allies."

***ADVISORY*** 

This book contains mild to moderate violence, the concept of death, insinuated sexual contact... Not 

Recommended for Readers under the age of 16.

Excerpt 

   Obsidian's reverie was cut short as she realized her own grave error. “Pyre watch out!” She 

yelled. Pyre snapped his head in the direction of Obsidian's frantic yell, but indeed he had been too 

late. A flurry of white feathers slammed into his right flank sending him spiraling out of the sky.

 His talons ripped into the side of the feathered beast, which returned the gesture in kind as 

their forms, a ball of red scale and white feather continued their less than graceful dive.

     “This ends now dragon!” the feathered one hissed in a feminine voice as her talons dug into 

Pyre's flank.

     Pyre growled low in his throat as he finally shook the Anjyl off. “Why are you doing this?! Your 

kind and mine are practically cousins. Why turn on us like this?”

 A laugh akin to the tinkling of bells left the feathered dragon, her gray depths burned into the 

dragon's with malice.

    “Your kind is thorn in our sides. We cannot fully control the 'God' fearing creatures with you 

around.”

     Pyre had heard enough, he flew at the Anjyl and gripped her left wing in with his front taloned 

paws, his back ones came to land on the feathered female's underside where his talons dug deeply in.  

His back legs gave a sharp kick outward as his front legs pulled the wing toward his own body.

 The Anjyl's eyes widened. Her sleek feathered head shook vigorously back and forth causing the 

thick standalone whiskers on either side of her muzzle to dance in the wind. Then, she gave out of a 

blood curdling screech of pain as the sound of popping bone, tissue, and feathered flesh broke through 

the howl of the rushing wind.

     A smirk crossed Pyre's maw as he released the now useless wing. “Your kind will never be 

better than us Anjyl. If you survive, tell your Oni we will not fall prey to you... Hunt us again and it will be 

the Anjyl's that become the prey!”

  He kicked out once more letting his wings unfurl to catch the upward current of the wind. His 

talons mucked with feathers, flesh, and gore, he gave a shrug knowing he had wasted his breath. Even 

as he watched, his wings giving the occasional flap to keep himself aloft, The Anjyl was falling. When she 

hit the water head first and did not resurface he knew it had been an wasted effort.

     Above him, where the rest of the fighting sectors of the horde were, he heard growls and the 

clash of talons. Angling himself he began his ascent back to his brother's side, dodging the many breaths 

of acid, and the falling of Anjyls.

     “I'm glad you're okay Pyre.” Oceanus grunted as Pyre came up beside him.

 Pyre latched his maw on the neck of the large Anjyl male that was trying very much in vain to 

knock Oceanus from the sky. “I told you I can take care of myself.”  Was the muffled reply as the male 

went limp in Pyre's jaw.

     Pyre let the Anjyl drop to join his kin in the bottom of the ocean. Pyre's amber depths noted the 

purple hue to the once blue water and had to wonder to himself if it would ever return to normal after 

this fight.

     As the last Anjyl fell to its final resting place, Oceanus let out a strong bellow. The children, Rose, and 

the others lifted from the small island to rejoin the ranks of the horde. Oceanus knew the browns were 

a bit miffed at being left out of the fight, He also knew that Rose's Xosha required every brown dragon 

there to be found.

     “We no longer have time and distance on our side. I'm sure that horde were not the only ones. 

Their leader was not among their numbers. We must make haste to our new home now. We cannot 

afford another battle. Many of you are injured now and the will to carry on is diminished, but you must 

continue forward! We all seek the freedom and peace of Rose's Xosha, we must stay together to achieve 

it!” Oceanus' voice was strong, though as he looked over his small band of dragons his heart grew heavy. 

They had lost at least three in that fight., they could not afford to lose any more.

Author Bio

S.Cu'Anam Policar was born in Brooklyn, NY, but now lives in Washington State. The Mother of three she 

makes time to write, usually late at night.

An avid reader, she not only writes but helps promote other authors with blog tours and reviews of their 

books.

She is Pagan but respects all religions and believes everyone should celebrate their similarities and not 

care about their differences.

When she has the time, she enjoys playing video games, horseback riding, singing, and writing things 

other than her Legend of Xosha Series.

She absolutely loves to make new friends so don't be afraid to come by and hi on facebook!

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S. Cu’Anam’s Books:

ANTHOLOGIES

Other Voices: An Urban Fantasy Anthology -  

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Spanning through time, the authors of Other Voices take the reader on a journey of the strange and 

unusual from the gas lamp lighted streets of Victorian London to the neon of modern day Las Vegas.

'A Touch of Chaos' (S.Cu'Anam Policar): A young boy recruited by a mysterious duo, Paradigm and Razor, 

has one night to prove his worth on the Strip in Las Vegas. Failure is not an option.

'Sugar Girl Blues' (Aubrey Diamant): In Pope Joan's brothel, a young Lord pays the price for his 

obsession.

'Third Floor' (Andrea L. Staum): After taking three months to build up her courage, young Hestia Diedrich 

is about to discover what is on the third floor of main library of the Institute for the Understanding of 

the Metaphysical.

'The Curious Case of the Digging Man'/'Séance at St. Bart's' (Mel Skubich & Stevie Conradi): In 'The 

Curious Case of the Digging Man' it is 1891; Alistair Gordon and medical student Jerome Garibaldi share 

apartments and adventure. The unexplained death of a resurrectionist sends the duo out into the 

grimy streets of Victorian London in search of answers. 'Séance at St. Bart's' Alistair Gordon meets the 

shadowy Mr. Sinclair whom he asks to assist him in this most unusual case.

'The Forgotten' (Shannon Noelle Long): A enigmatic man sitting on a park bench and a young woman 

named Nelly cross paths at Millennium Park.

'Electric: Bolshy'/'Electric: The Last to Die' (Christopher J. Crisp): In 'Bolshy' Choreographer Erich Werth 

calls on the help Night Boys, Francis Tenn and Christy Lawless Shaughn to find his missing possibly 

suicidal protégé. 'The Last to Die' finds Erich joining Night Boys as they track the protégé to the only club 

in the US where you can commit suicide by vampire.

'Flying' (Diamant): In the summer of love a group of rich flower children are gathered together by a 

famous pop group, The Fab Lads, who has discovered a magic spell which could change transportation 

as the world knows it. They only need, love, energy and a willing guinea pig.

'The Life of Jenessa' (Elizabeth Figueroa): Jenessa is your average young woman; great job, nice 

apartment. Secretly, she lives an extraordinary life by night. The fine balance between her average and 

extraordinary lives is tipped one day when her aunt pays her an unexpected visit.

Miraculous: Tales of the Unknown – 

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Hear the amazing and miraculous tales from some of your favorite Indie Authors! From faeries to 

werewolves to ghostly encounters and so much more, take a moment to glimpse a more supernatural 

way of thinking!

Authors Include: Krystal George, Amber Streed, Cheryl Casey, Amanda Alberson, Kate Marie Robbins, 

Lisa Marie Pottgen, DL Kelly, Heather Kirchhoff and S Cu'Anam Policar.

No Sleeves and Short Dresses: A Summer Anthology

(ALL Proceeds go to BLISS an organization to help get premature and sick infants the medical attention 

they need)

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This is an anthology of short stories and poetry based around a summer theme. There is a mixture of 
dark fiction, romance and supernatural features.
This holiday read is all for charity. All royalties will go to Bliss for premature and sick babies.



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