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"The Stone of Blood" Now Available for Kindle, Nook, iPad and other e-Readers

Bardstown Author releases New Fictional Book based on true life stories and historical events from the city voted “The Most Beautiful Small Town in America”

The Stone of Blood
The Stone of Blood
Dec. 31, 2012 - PRLog -- Bardstown, Kentucky, December 31st , 2012—  The Stone of Blood —Twelve year old Toby MacAnully is a normal American boy growing up in a small, southern, historical town in the bluegrass state, also known as the Bourbon Capital of the World. He looks at life from his own point of view and envisions himself a storyteller, much like that of his grandfather, (Strategic Book Publishing – (http://sbpra.com/tonynalley), who told him scary stories about witches, cats and other unexplained paranormal phenomenon. But could his grandfather’s stories really be true? And how will Toby be able to tell reality from fiction in this fascinating coming of age story, as he suddenly discovers the astonishing truths about his world! Christian truths that will change his life forever!

It is written …that within all of us lies a destiny. A single purpose to become who we are born to be! Realities will be shattered …fates will be decided and the battle for all ages will begin. Heroes will rise …legends will fall …by blood or by name …until His will be done. From acclaimed author Tony Nalley …the Beginning of an Epic Trilogy …based on true stories and historical events. From the city voted “The most Beautiful Small Town in America.” The Stone of Blood. The Blood Moon Rises.

The back story: “In the late 15th century along the coastal waters of France, a beautiful maiden with golden blonde hair and eyes of emerald green was murdered at the hands of her own people because of a spell cast upon her by a jealous queen. The young maiden’s spirit was bound to a blood stone pulled from her ashes, and all those who were witness to the flames and fire were cursed to walk upon the earth as part man and part beast until the day she is set free. As the centuries passed, an Order was formed. (http://www.thestoneofblood.com) A Christian Order, bound by the curse to guard the stone until the maiden’s spirit would be free once again. But there were those within the Order who did not share this belief and sought to usurp the stone for themselves, for to them the blood stone held everlasting life.

As the Reign of Terror came to France, the very foundation of the Order was broken and the stone of blood was lost. For over 100 years the blood stone’s light went out upon the world and whispers of a prophecy were spoken. A child would be born who would take up the stone at the dawning of a New Age … an age of the Order of the Wolf.”

Tony Nalley, the author, lives in Bardstown Kentucky and the stories contained within this book are loosely based upon real events taken from his own life, and the stories of his town. He recorded his grandfather’s stories when he was approximately nine years old, on an old cassette tape recorder, and he transcribed them in their entirety onto the pages of one of the chapters in his book. The author takes the reader on a journey through the pages of his life, along the streets of his hometown and on to the very hardwood floors where he once listened to his grandfather’s tales for the very first time.

The myths, legends and superstitions of Bardstown Kentucky including the ghost of Jesse James, the haunted graveyard, My Old Kentucky Home, the Talbott Tavern and St. Josephs’ Cathedral are all interwoven into his tales, and enhanced by his perceptions as a 12 year old boy. (http://www.bardstownauthor.com)
What people are saying:

“The Stone of Blood by Tony Nalley is one of the best fact/fiction books I have ever enjoyed reading.” – Robert M. McMullan Sr. Spring Hill Studio

“…a fascinating story that will pull the reader into its web of suspense and ancient mysteries.” – Jean C.

“...Kaleidoscope Story: History, Paranormal, Religion, Young Love. Well Done!” –JMAuthor

“… you won't want to put it down! I highly recommend it ...” – Mark Ballard

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THE STONE OF BLOOD (ISBN: 978-1-61897-440-2) is now available for $20.97 and can be ordered through the publisher’s website: http://sbpra.com/TonyNalley or at www.amazon.com or www.barnesandnoble.com.
WHOLESALERS: This book is distributed by Ingram Books and other wholesale distributors. Contact your representative with the ISBN for purchase. Wholesale purchase for retailers, universities, libraries, and other organizations is also available through the publisher; please email bookorder@aeg-onlinestore.com .

About the Author: Tony Nalley is a singer/songwriter and a single father. He lives in Bardstown, Kentucky, where Stephen Foster envisioned his song “My Old Kentucky Home.” It is a place where history and stories abound. Once known as Salem, Bardstown is “where the ghost of Jesse James supposedly walks, witches haunt old cemeteries, and where the very fabric of the city’s rich history intertwines with myths and legends.”

Tony Nalley
Bardstown, Kentucky 40004
United States of America
E-mail: tonynalley@bardstownauthor.com
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