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"Sam the Chosen" wins the Reader Views Grand Prize Gold Award in Fiction
Debut novel takes home the top prize in the annual Reader Views Literary Awards program.
By: Reader Views
The adventure begins in the High Council Chambers as Grondi, one of the wisest of all members, announces his idea of how to stop the blight that is coming down upon the Earth. "The Time of Prophecy" is upon them, Grondi states, and in their ancient background, that means "The Signal of the Giver" could come any day. Extinction is a very real possibility.
Then…the carnage begins. Families are attacked across the globe for no apparent purpose. Martial law is put into effect; schools, shopping plazas, everything is shut until authorities figure out the cause behind the attacks. Then, as quickly as the attacks begin…they stop. Sam, a school teacher, gets swept up in the new reality of the world as she learns about the mysteries behind the attacks. She also learns that she is now the "Chosen."
Amy Lignor with Reader Views says, "This fantastical world is one that takes the breath from your lungs. I have never experienced such a wild ride before, leading me to be even more shocked when I found out this writer is not only a debut author but he's also dyslexic, and the challenge for him to read and write is something he had to overcome in order to gift this book to the world. Do not miss this one, readers! This is a thrill ride of mammoth proportions and is worth reading over and over again."
Author Bio. Wally Jones is a first-time author and an avid reader. He is also fully dyslexic. It wasn't until his late twenties that he built a sight vocabulary sufficiently strong to compensate for dyslexia and was able to read and write in a "normal" fashion. However, dyslexia continues to cause problems. Sam the Chosen serves as testament that al challenges can be overcome.
Sam the Chosen (ISBN 9781646634545, Koehler Books, 2021) is available at online bookstores. You can learn more about Wally Jones and Sam the Chosen by visiting his website http://theprophecystoryline.com/
The Reader Views Literary Awards program helps level the playing field for self-published authors, allowing readers to recognize the most creative and exciting new books in the industry. The program is recognized industry-wide as one of the most respected literary awards programs for independent authors. Top honors include cash prizes totaling $2,500. For additional information about Reader Views visit: https://www.readerviews.com/