Conception Blog Tour : Review, Excerpt & Giveaway

Hi everyone! I have a stop on the Conception Blog Tour today. There is a review of the book, an excerpt and a giveaway for you all.

by K.S. Fish
(On sale for a limited time at Amazon for just $0.99)
When twelve-year old Tyler Hudgens wakes up in the courtyard, he's buried up to his neck with twenty other screaming, terrified kids. Welcome to Frazier's compound, a place where Tyler and a chosen few will unlock powers in themselves that they could only dream about. Frazier has a plan to turn them into gods, and the only price is the death of 2.5 million people. When a schism occurs in their group, they're all flung into a battle that will test their loyalties and ultimately decide the fate of the world. 

David "Whitey" Jones is a brand new reporter, and through chance or fate, he's given the Tyler Hudgens case, a story no one else wanted. As Whitey digs for leads, he discovers The Moby Dick of all news stories; a riveting tale of mad scientists, telekinesis, and betrayal. With his eye on the Pulitzer, Whitey dives into a whole new world that may give him everything he ever wanted; or take his life. 

The world's future hangs in the balance, and a new world waits in the wings, on the brink of Conception.

My Review
Frazier has a crazy plan to create children with powers. He plans to turn them into gods when the time is right and take over the world. He kidnaps the children when they are twelve and makes them dig deep and unlock their powers. Tyler is one of those kids and as he grows up he develops his powers but knows deep down he will have to stop Frazier's plan. All grown now the children find they are on different sides and the battle for the future has begun.

I have to say I do read a lot of books but this one just blew me away. It is a darker book that kept me intrigued all the way through it. Tyler has a strong ability and he wants to use it to stop the others who want to rule the world. He is betrayed by the one he loves and has to fight to track them down with a little help. I have to say I love all the abilities they all have and how they use them. They have had to do evil things and it has effected them all. Frazier may have been the man who started it all but even he doesn't know what he has unleashed on the world. I am doing this without spoilers but I will say I was shocked by all that happened in this book. It seems no one is safe and the author is a mastermind at writing this book. I felt like I was watching a movie and in fact this would make a great one. There is always action and danger and you get the view point of most of the characters you see what really makes them tick. I hated to see the end of this book and I will get the next book as soon as I can. This author is one to watch as he is an amazing writer who creates a wonderful book you just can't get enough of.

5 out of 5 Stars

Excerpt from Conception: Book one of the Dominion Chronicles
 “What this is, my students, is a test of wills,” Frazier said. He paced in front of them like a mad scientist, shouting and pointing. He called them students, and they felt like students. None of them had forgotten that they had been kidnapped and then buried alive, but they had come to a quasi-truce with their kidnappers.In truth, Frazier’s compound was better than most of the places they came from. The food was good, no one tried to fuck them, or beat them. They were learning things. After awhile they even began to justify the need to be buried and almost killed to find the way out of their skin. True, thirteen other kids had died, but people died every day, and like Frazier said, to get the ultimate prize one had to be willing to pay the ultimate price. The other kids had just not made the cut. The fact that they’d had no choice in the matter was irrelevant.“Will,” Frazier intoned. “…is what makes you gods. To move your physical bodies, you impose your will, in the form of energy, on the physical flesh of your corporeal frame. When you left your bodies and read the index card, you took full control of your energy for the first time in your lives. Most people never do this. They think that this…” He pinched Tyler’s shoulder in disgust. “…is who they are. But who they really are—” He held up a finger. “…is on the inside. Tyler, for today’s lesson you will do the puppet. Your Pinocchio will be…” He paused for dramatic effect, his pointed finger moving around the room like a dousing rod. “Fernando!”Everyone in the room giggled nervously. When it was lesson time at Frazier’s compound it was more stressful than finals week at Harvard. Failure to learn the lesson properly here could end in death.

Fernando squirmed in his seat apprehensively.

“What do I do?” he asked.

“You fight him Fernando,” Frazier said. “But not with you fists, use your mind.”“And what am I supposed to do?” Tyler asked, puffing up with the fake bravado he liked to display whenever he was scared.“Imagine putting on a set of clothes,” Frazier said. “You take yours off and put Fernando’s on. But he will fight you. You must take the driver’s seat in his brain or he will kick you out of his head.”“How do I do that?”Frazier turned a menacing eye on him. “Figure it out."

K.S. Fish was born in San Diego, California. Though he was a single child growing up, he was lucky enough to have worlds upon worlds of brothers and sisters bumping around in his brain. His first short story was inscribed on his mother’s uterus.
However, for much of his youth, he strove to make every wrong possible choice for his life. Subsequently, it was many years until he was able to realize his gift and begin to hone his skill as a writer.
His first book, Conception, amazed readers with its character driven narrative and exciting storyline.
K.S. Fish resides in Georgia with many friends, his goldfish Barney, and a lifetime’s worth of stories to tell.


Tour Schedule:
2/24 - Miriam Smith
3/4 - Fic-Talk
3/5 - Literaria
3/10 - Books R Us

1 comment:

  1. Hi Pam,
    On behalf of K.S. Fish, we would like to thank you for your review and post today. We would also be delighted if you would share you review to Amazon and Goodreads, and any additional book rating or sale sites that you utilize.

    Penelope Anne Bartotto
    Literature Universally


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