Welcome Readers and Friends to a Special Guest Spotlight, Cover Reveal, and News for Award-winning author Diane Olsen.
CAT is very excited to announce and share some literary award news for my friend and fellow author Diane Olsen! Diane has just been awarded her second Bronze Medal, given by the Illumination Book Awards by Jenkins Group, Inc.
This is her second win but her first win for her ‘Rising Wind book series‘ with book three titled “The Weeping God and The Book of Hope.” I am just thrilled for Diane. So we are celebrating with a Sneak Peek Cover Reveal for Book Four of the Rising Wind series! But before I do? Here is more about Diane’s award-win in the category of Mystery/Thriller…
BRONZE ~ Mystery/Thriller ~ https://illuminationawards.com/19/2022-medalists
Rising Wind: The Weeping God and The Book of Hope
by Diane Olsen
*(Lyon Literary Services) ~ Publicist*
Illumination Bronze Seal
CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR 2022 MEDALISTS!
THANK YOU TO ALL THE EXCELLENT AUTHORS WHO ENTERED THEIR INSPIRING BOOKS IN THE 2022 AWARDS.
*** *** *** *** *** *** ****
Now, before Cat gets to the Cover Reveal, I want to share the amazing Reader’s Favorite 5-Star Awarded Book Review Diane received from them. The reviewer did a fantastic review that actually sums up the Rising Wind Book Series from reading book one, The Thunder Beings, then book two, Ice and Bone, and book three that she has just won the Bronze Medal titled The Weeping God and The Book of Hope.
Diane’s books to this series can be read as stand-alone’s, or for a richer reading experience, you can read them in consecutive order. Either way, readers are going to love reading this series. Even though the series is fictional, Diane adds so many real facts and real information from her research to each book. And many different topics and elements like comparisons of world religions, how all humanity is connected, the hope of mankind, elements of archeology and paleontology, extinct beings and animals, and so much more! Here is how the Reviewer Summed up Rising Wind…
Book Review By Reader’s Favorite of Rising Wind and Book Three:
The Weeping God and the Book of Hope, part three in the Rising Wind series, is actually a prequel to the first two books, so it’s not necessary to have read those first.
The lead characters, Sage Dalton and L.W. are the main character’s parents in the other Rising Wind books. Although the characters are different and it is set in an earlier time period, the tone of the book is very similar. This time they discover an ancient text in a Mexican desert tomb that leads Sage, L.W., and a group of fellow explorers to Tibet, where they find themselves in the middle of a war. Even with danger at every turn, they still manage to discover secret caves that lead them toward an elusive yet powerful Book of Hope.
First and foremost, her books have a superb cast of characters that readers can easily relate to. They care about each other, work together to achieve a common goal, laugh together, and cry together. Second, her stories revolve around rare ancient discoveries found all around the world. Much like the great Indiana Jones films, each new discovery comes with an element of danger.
The third common theme is an embracing of all world religions. Religion is somehow intertwined with each rare find that the characters make. I appreciate the way Ms. Olsen always characterizes the religious elements in her stories in a positive light, as the hope of mankind rather than the way most works of fiction portray religion in a negative sense as mankind’s biggest problem. This is a fun read filled with colorful characters and lots of action. I recommend it for fans of character-driven adventure who like to learn about science, ancient civilizations, and world religions along the way.
~Scott Cahan for Readers’ Favorite
Diane Olsen’s New Cover Reveal For Book Four Coming Very Soon For Release and will be titled Rising Wind: Book 4, Like Feathers Of A Wing”… Book Description (may change a little before release).
About This Soon To Release Book Four:
Experience the spiritual, social, and cultural evolution of humanity in the fourth book in the Rising Wind series by Diane Olsen. She demonstrates through extensive research that humanity is interconnected. A treasure to celebrate, no matter what culture or faith we represent. We are as one… ‘Like Feathers of a Wing.’
Embarking on what appears to be an impossible project, the couple endeavors to struggle forward on their mission to help build shelters for the homeless and capture sustainable water in the desert. Be mesmerized by the wide array of strange and dangerous creatures that cross Gideon and Secora’s path.
Will death take one or all their treasured friends? Will anyone travel this journey unscathed?
Are you ready for another amazing mystery thrill ride through fiction and history, READERS?
Stop by often, as Cat will announce soon when this one is released!
Connect With Diane on Social Media Today and All Her Books Are Available on Amazon in E-book and Paperback versions here>>> https://www.amazon.com/Diane-Olsen/e/B01LWDB4K7/ …
Website, Facebook, Twitter, Goodreads, Amazon