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I’m so glad it’s finally here!  Hope you enjoy it!!

Here’s some of the accolades received by the series so far…

“Utterly confident novel. Gleason’s grasp of characters is nothing short of marvelous; dialogue is sharp throughout, and the book’s obviously vast research is smoothly worked into the narrative.”           – Historical Novel Society “Highly Recommended”

“This historical “game of thrones” is engrossing, with fast-paced, crisp prose and smart dialogue. An enticing read, sure to please lovers of historical fiction.”      Kirkus Reviews

“Sweeping Historical Epic. Anvil of God moves at a swift pace, accentuated by its engaging characters and tension-filled plot. A perfect narrative pace that sustains attention with suspense.”    – Clarion, Foreword Reviews  “Four Stars” 

“Literally unputdownable: as good as anything written by literary giants such as Ken Follett, Bernard Cornwell, Philippa Gregory, and Stephen R. Lawhead.”  –Blueink Reviews  

“Gleason’s gripping historical novel offers readers a vivid mix of bloody battles, intriguing characters, and pagan sex rites…a page turner.”–  Publishers Weekly  “Starred Review” 

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Cover Reveal Day!

I’m so delighted with this cover designed by the awesome Asha Hossain Design! Crown of a King is the third installment of The Carolingian Chronicles and is now available for pre-order on Amazon Kindle and will be released May 15th in all formats!

Please check it out at: https://bit.ly/3UTysxb

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Anvil of God book cover

Great Summer Giveaway

Here’s your chance to win a novel that BlueInk Reviews called, “Literally unputdownable. As good as anything written by literary giants such as Ken Follett, Bernard Cornwell, Philipa Gregory, and Stephen R. Lawhead.”

I’m giving away five – count ’em – five signed copies of Anvil of God, Book One of the Carolingian Chronicles, this summer. Subscribe to the J. Boyce Gleason email newsletter before August 31 for a chance to win! Here’s the link: https://jboycegleason.com/giveaway/ Continue reading

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