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Blog tour for Hero's Guide to Storming the Caste + Giveaway


The Hero's Guide to Storming the CastlePrince Liam. Prince Frederic. Prince Duncan. Prince Gustav. You remember them, don't you? They're the Princes Charming who finally got some credit after they stepped out of the shadows of their princesses - Cinderella, Rapunzel, Snow White, and Briar Rose - to defeat an evil witch bent on destroying all their kingdoms.

But alas, such fame and recognition only last so long. And when the princes discover that an object of great power might fall into any number of wrong hands, they are going to have to once again band together to stop it from happening - even if no one will ever know it was they who did it.

I just love this series! If you don't believe me, you can read just how much I loved the first book HERE.  (review of Storming the Castle to follow this week) You can also just take my word for it. I'm a pretty reliable source.

As part of the promotional book tour for Hero's Guide to Storming the Castle, the author and Walden Pond Press are releasing character sketches and exclusive information to help promote this amazing series. You can check out the other stops along the way by visiting these amazing blogs.

Without firther ado, the character being highlighted at this stop is Mr. Troll.

Occupation: Troll
Affiliation: The trolls
Kingdom of Origin: Sturmhagen
Current Residence: Under a trio of precariously balanced logs, Troll Place
Parents: Troll & Troll
Siblings: Troll, Troll, & Troll
Longtime Foe: Troll (a fellow troll who has always been jealous of Mister Troll’s comparatively luxurious troll house)
Likes: Veggies, brawls, Prince Angry Man
Dislikes: Greedy farmers, people who assume trolls are carnivores, Bandit Boy (a.k.a., Deeb Rauber)
Signature Move: The Big Furry Bodyslam
Quote: “Troll not like spend time in human house. Too many walls.”
Little Known Fact: Has written the only known troll recipe book, which includes dishes such as “Pinecone.” Step 1: Find pinecone. Step 2: Eat.

Mr. Troll first appeared in Hero's Guide to Saving Your Kingdom.  Personally, I feel Mr. Troll is misunderstood. Maybe I am biased since I call my own little ones trolls (especially when they are acting less than delightful). Or it could be that this picture looks like my mini-labradoodle when she needs a haircut. Either way, I thought he was rather sweet in a not-so-smart and easily manipulated sort of way. I am also pleased to announce the Mr. Troll is making a stoic appearance in Storming the Castle. He's part of the hero posse. Aw, yeah.

You can follow the author, Christopher Healy on Facebook, Twitter, and his personal blog.

If you want to hear a bit more about the newest book in this series, check out the fun book trailer below. It is guaranteed to make you smile.

Don't forget to enter the AMAZING giveaway! Every blog tour site will have THREE (3) copies of Hero's Guide to Storming the Castle to giveaway! You will also be entered for a chance to win $200 to the bookstore of your choice. That can buy a lot of books, my friend!

All readers of this blog have exclusive access to a special giveaway for THE HERO’S GUIDE TO STORMING THE CASTLE. You will need this SECRET CODE to enter: PRINCE CHARMING. Click here to enter.
WHAT YOU WIN: If you are one of the first three people to enter the giveaway TODAY, you will receive a signed copy of The Hero’s Guide to Storming the Castle. EVERYONE who enters the giveaway from 5/6 to 5/26 is eligible to win a $200 gift card to the bookstore of his or her choice.


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