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#BBNYA2020 Blog Tour: Ranger’s Oath (Fall of Radiance #1) by Blake Arthur Peel @BBNYA_Official @foliosociety

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Hello, my lovelies. Today is my stop on the BBNYA 2020 winning finalists Blog Tour. I’m shining my bookish spotlight on 5th place winner Ranger’s Oath by Blake Arthur Peel. The first book in his YA epic fantasy series, Fall of Radiance.

What’s Ranger’s Oath about?

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#BBNYA2020 Blog Tour: Ranger’s Oath (Fall of Radiance #1) by Blake Arthur Peel   @BBNYA_Official @foliosocietyTitle: Ranger's Oath by Blake Arthur Peel
Series: Fall of Radiance #1
Published by Aethon Audio on 2 March, 2020
Genres: Fantasy, Young Adult (YA)
Narrator: Kate Reading, Michael Kramer
Length: 9 hours 23 minutes
No. of Pages: 326

Owyn is a ranger's apprentice. Zara is a mage's ward. Both hold the fate of the world in their hands.

The Arc of Radiance has stood for a thousand years, protecting what's left of the world from an ancient evil. But when demons begin to break through the magical barrier, Owyn and Zara become involved in a war that has lasted millennia.

If they can convince their people that the threat is real, then perhaps they can survive. If not, then the Eleven Hells will be unleashed upon the world of men...

©2018 Aethon Books (P)2020 Aethon Audio

Review Format: Audiobook, eBook
Purchase Links: Books2Read - Universal eBook Link ¦ Audible*

Although I love watching epic fantasies on the big and small screen, it’s not my choice of reading genre. My poor brain struggles with unusual settings and names. 😉 Therefore, I chose not to read this one.

Keep reading to find out more about the series, its author, and the Book Bloggers’ Novel of the Year Award.

Fall of Radiance by Blake Arthur Peel

Books in the Series

  • Ranger’s Oath (Fall of Radiance #1) (2020)
  • Doom Bringers (Fall of Radiance #2) (2020)
  • War Echoes (Fall of Radiance #3) (2020)
  • Exiled (Fall of Radiance #4) (2020)
  • Prince of Darkness (Fall of Radiance #5) (2020)
    Fall of Radiance: The Complete Series: Books 1-5 (2021)

Keep reading to find out more about Blake Arthur Peel, and the Book Bloggers’ Novel of the Year Award.

About Blake Arthur Peel

Author - Blake Arthur Peel

Blake Arthur Peel has been coming up with stories ever since he was a kid. He inflicted his scribblings on family members and friends throughout his youth, always drawing maps in the back of notebooks and daydreaming when he probably should have been paying attention. It wasn’t until he was out of college that he finally decided to get serious about pursuing his career as a fantasy author.

His favorite stories have always been about good conquering evil, about fantastic worlds and wondrous magic systems. The works that have most inspired him are The Lord of the RingsThe Dragonlance ChroniclesThe Riftwar SagaThe Stormlight Archive, and The Wheel of Time, among many others.

Blake was born and raised in Hemet, California. Nowadays, he lives in Tennessee with his wife and two sons.

And because this book is available in audio format, here are the bios for the narrators, Michael Kramer and Kate Reading.

About Kate Reading

Narrator - Kate Reading

Kate Reading (also known as Johanna Ward) is an Audie Award-winning narrator with hundreds of titles in many genres. She has received numerous Earphones Awards from AudioFile magazine, as well as being named Narrator of the Year, and Best Voice in Science Fiction and Fantasy. Her narration has been recognized as Reader of the Year by Publishers Weekly, and by Booklist's 2019 Top of the List, for the American Library Association.

She and her husband, narrator Michael Kramer, record at their home studio in Maryland, Madison Productions.

About Michael Kramer

Narrator - Michael Kramer

Audiobook veteran Michael Kramer has recorded more than two hundred audiobooks for trade publishers and many more for the Library of Congress Talking Books program. An AudioFile Earphones Award winner and an Audie Award nominee, he earned a Publishers Weekly Listen-Up Award for his reading of Savages by Don Winslow.

He and his wife, narrator Kate Reading, record at their home studio in Maryland, Madison Productions.

Last year, it was my privileged to be on the panel of judges. I’ve signed up again in for BBNYA 2021 and can’t wait to see which indie books make the cut this year.

But, what’s the BBNYA all about?

What’s the BBNYA?

BBNYA 2021

BBNYA is a yearly competition where Book Bloggers from all over the world read and score books written by indie authors.

If you are an author and wish to learn more about the 2021 BBNYA competition, you can visit the official website ( or our Twitter account, @BBNYA_Official. If you would like to sign-up and enter your book, you can find the BBNYA 2021 AUTHOR SIGN UP FORM HERE. Please make sure to carefully read our terms and conditions before entering. 

If you are a book blogger or reviewer, you can apply to be part of BBNYA 2021 by filling out this form (also remember to read the terms and conditions before signing up)! 

BBNYA is brought to you in association with the Folio Society (If you love beautiful books you NEED to check out their website!) And the book blogger support group TheWriteReads.

Thanks for stopping by and taking the time to read this post. Ranger’s Oath was a favourite read for many of my fellow panellists. Will you be tempted to pick it up?

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Before you go, don’t forget to check out the other finalists in the BBNYA 2020.

Bye for now,

Flora x

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(2) Comments

  1. Ellie Rayner says:

    Great spotlight!

    1. Flora says:

      Thanks Ellie x

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