Thursday, May 23, 2013

Blog Tour: Tristis Manor by J.R. Wagner

Today we shine the spotlight on J.R. Wagner and his new novel, 

Tristis Manor,

a novella from The Never Chronicles.


From the blurb:

Margaret lives in a constant state of fear. Fear of her mother, whose constant state of anger and unwillingness to speak of Margaret's past have long since pushed Margaret away. Fear of disappointing her father should he ever discover the events of that day. Most of all, Margaret lives in fear of her abuser's return. Margaret turns to self-harm to cope with her pain and fear. Only when her self-inflicted injuries bring her near death does she realize she has the power and the support from an unlikely place to stand up to her fears and believe in herself again. Tristis Manor is a novella from The Never Chronicles, an epic fantasy series.

About the author:

J. R. Wagner was born in West Chester, Pennsylvania, during a blizzard. The snow made travel by car impossible, so his father called an ambulance when his mother went into labor. The ambulance became stuck at the bottom of their home's driveway, prompting the dispatch of a fire truck, which towed the ambulance to the hospital where he was born. 

Maybe it was this experience that destined J.R. to love adventure. A competitive cyclist, triathlete, mountain biker, and adventure racer, he once received a medal for saving a woman's life during the kayaking section of an adventure race.

J.R. drafted his first story, a sequel to Return of the Jedi, when he was ten years old. A self-proclaimed Star Wars geek, he had lofty aspirations of working with George Lucas on filming the project. In 1990, he began filming his version of The Lord of the Rings in his parents' basement, but the plug was pulled after he nearly burned down the house. Since then, J.R. has written two full-length screenplays and a thriller novel.

After graduating with a kinesiology degree from Arizona State University, J.R. returned to Pennsylvania, where he took up writing once again.

He began writing The Never Chronicles while vacationing in Maine.



Connect with the author: Goodreads | Website | Facebook | Blog

Buy this book: Amazon

As part of this tour stop, J.R. is giving away one electronic copy of Tristis Manor. Good luck!! 




Thanks for stopping by. Until next time,






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4 comments:

  1. Yaaaayy!! If JR is reading this, I loved the timeline thing, it is now helping me with my own story. Thanks.
    Also.. I oddly had a dream with him in it... We had a fist fight, and then, well I reversed one of his grabs with a... a toss over a balcony. Then his wife called my mom to kick me out of the house.

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    1. LOL, you seem really excited. The winner is now displayed on the widget and will be contacted by the sponsor. Considering you're the only one who commented, I think there's a really good chance you won. :)

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    2. That sounds extremely amazing! I think I recognize that name from somewhere. Yes it appears in my dreams, on the covers of books, and tests and in people's voices. Yes, I know that name.

      I will wait.

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