Win 1 of 3 Copies of DemonWars: First Heroes by R. A. Salvatore

Demonwars_FCOn February 18, 2014, Tor Books is releasing a new special edition of the first two titles in R. A. Salvatore’s Saga of the First King series: DemonWars: First HeroesIf you live in Canada or the U.S., you could win one of three copies.

If you are unfamiliar with the first two titles in Savlatore’s First King series, below is a brief synopsis:

In The Highwayman, Salvatore takes his readers back to his signature world of Corona many years before the DemonWars, introducing a fascinating new hero. The roads are unsafe to travel; goblins and bloodthirsty Powries search out human prey. Two religions struggle fiercely for control. Only the Highwayman travels freely, his sword casting aside both Powries and soldiers. The people need a savior, but is the Highwayman on a mission of mercy…or vengeance?

In The Ancient, Bransen Garibond is tricked into journeying across the Gulf of Corona to the wild lands of Vanguard, where he is pressed into service in a desperate war. If Branson fails, all who live on the lake will perish, and all of northern Honce will fall under the shadow of the merciless and vengeful Samhaists.

DemonWars: First Heroes is available for pre-order on Amazon, or wherever books are sold.

If you don’t want to wait for pre-order, and if you live in Canada or the United States, three Geeky Pleasures readers will win a copy of this book, courtesy of Tor Books.

As a bonus, you can listen to my interview with R. A. Salvatore.

To enter:

  1. Residents of Canada and the United States only.
  2. Leave a comment. It’s that simple. If you want to make it interesting, what is your favourite fantasy creature or race?
  3. Only one comment per person. Leaving multiple comments will disqualify you. When leaving a comment, please use a valid e-mail address so that I can notify you if you win.
  4. You have until Thursday, February 20, 2014 at 23:59 PST to leave a comment. At that time, I’ll use a random number generator to select one winner. The winner will be notified by e-mail on Friday, February 21, 2014. The winner will be announced in the comments of this post on Friday, February 21, 2014 before 16:00 PST.
  5. If you have any questions, please e-mail me.

Good luck!

Jules Sherred is the parent of two teenage boys, freelance writer, web designer, author of Five Little Zombies and Fred, General Manager and radio personality at The Look 24/7, owner of the largest Star Trek community on Google+, Geeky Pleasures creator, geek support for Parsec Award winning The Minister of Chance, and more. On the Geeky Pleasures Radio Show, Jules has interviewed Wil Wheaton, Jonathan Coulton, Phil Plait, Sylvester McCoy, Richard Hatch, Paul and Storm, R.A. Salvatore, John Kovalic, and so many more. Jules' writing can also be found on Hugo Award winning SF Signal, GeekMom, United Federation of, Nerdy With Children, Star Wars vs Star Trek. Slowly, Jules is working on another book titled Nerd Love. You can follow Jules on Twitter @GeekyJules. Also, JULES LOVES STAR TREK.

10 Responses to Win 1 of 3 Copies of DemonWars: First Heroes by R. A. Salvatore

  1. I started reading Salvatore back in high school with the Drizzt series, and immediately fell in love. Over the years I have a few books from that and other series of his that have become so worn from reading (or lending out to friends) that I’ve purchased new copies.
    Besides, a spare copy of a book is never a bad thing.

  2. He is right up the with Weis & Hickman for me and one of the reasons I couldn’t initially get into Jordan when I tried after high school. Now if only we could get a premium cable channel to green-light a series based on his work…now that would be truly epic.

  3. I’ve never read any Salvatore. If this is a good book for new readers to give him a try and enter this particular fantasy world, then count this as an entry. If not, well, then discount my entry should it be selected by your random number generator.

    As for my favorite fantasy race, that varies significantly based on their presentation, but conceptually, I love the Fair Folk, especially if they’re divided into the Seelie/Unseelie structure.

  4. What a cool giveaway! I was just reshelving my books (after taking months to repaint them) and realized I have almost two entire shelves full of R.A. Salvatore. His works have consistently been favorites at my house, and I’d love to win this one! My older son is just discovering this author, too.

    My favorite fantasy race… would probably have to be hobbits. I’m short, a reluctant adventurer, and have slightly hairy feet myself, so I’ve always identified with Bilbo and Frodo.

  5. My son is an absolute *freak* for R A Salvatore. Never having read his work myself (being basically a non-reader) I can’t say whether I’d enjoy this book, but I sure would love to win it for my son. He’d be over the moon (perhaps a different moon than the one I see in my sky?)

  6. I haven’t ever read any Salvatore but he was on my list. After reading the synopsis and other comments I think its time to begin sooner than later.

  7. I still have “The Crystal Shard” from 1988 it’s one of the few early TSR that I kept. I’ve always liked half-elves as RPG characters and it looks like I’m going to be writing about one for at least the next year. :)

  8. Congratulations to Bonnie, Thaim, and Paul!

    You all should have an email with more information. If you haven’t received it, please check your spam folder.

    Thanks, everyone, for entering! Good luck next time.

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