A young girl seeks answers to her mother’s veiled past.

A warlock bent on immortality.

Both paths lead to the Bloodstone.

Tabitha Millhouse has grown up in the shadow of her mother’s death. Her father will not speak of it or even tell her where they are from, only that they had to leave. On Tabitha’s fifteenth birthday, a quarrel with her father leads her to a frightening encounter with a shape-shifting old crone who taunts her with knowledge of her past—but more importantly–her future. Ultimately her past and future are connected to a legendary artifact of terrible power.

The Bloodstone. In the wrong hands, it will wreak havoc.

Tabitha’s hunt for the truth leads her into dark encounters with a vengeful warlock bent on finding the ancient relic. 
Will the old crone’s tutelage provide the answers Tabitha seeks, or will the past be something she should have left alone?

The Bloodstone Reckoning is an astonishing, sweeping epic fantasy tale that has enthralled and excited me as a reader. It has been a while since I have read an exceptional fantasy novel; mostly because I find them all to be repetitive and lackluster. The Bloodstone Reckoning is different as I found this story to be original, fascinating and gripping; it is a fantasy novel that I have fallen madly in love with, and I am so excited for when book two in the series is released!

The Bloodstone Reckoning is an intricate, detailed novel that holds an incredible premise and storyline that will both excite and terrify its reader. This is one of the reasons why I am going to be careful not to reveal too much about this epic tale as I do not want to spoil it for all of you lovely readers! Our story follows a young and sweet fifteen-year-old girl named Tabitha Millhouse; Tabitha is a character the reader can easily sympathize with very early on in the novel. She has lost her mother and her father does not help matters by being distant and not letting her know any information about where they are from and what is going to happen. This is where our novel starts to begin as Tabitha – after a terrifying encounter – is forced to understand and discover her past all while she is on a journey of self-discovery. While she starts to explore her past she will unlock previously hidden secrets, and on her journey, she will encounter deadly creatures who mean her harm, and this is where our epic fantasy tale begins.

To say The Bloodstone Reckoning floored me is an understatement, this novel captivated and enthralled me from beginning to end! I was captive to this astonishing piece of literature, and all I could do was surrender to its beauty and be swept along in a brilliant and intriguing tale. It is a novel that has an air of suspense and tension that keeps you on the edge of your seat, this, combined with fantastical creatures, both terrifying and beautiful ones will make the reader read in awe and sheer amazement… I know I did!

When I started to read this tale, one thing was apparent to me very early on, and this was that the author Michael Wigington is an incredible and flawless writer. Wigington’s writing has a timeless feel to it, and very early on I felt compelled to keep on turning the pages due to his intricate and brilliant writing. It was apparent to me from the get-go that Wigington has managed to create an incredible world full of fantastic fantastical creatures, his world is intricate and detailed and never ridiculous. I always worry about fantasy novels that the monsters will be silly or worse, boring but Wigington has created the perfect balance with The Bloodstone Reckoning as all of his creatures and characters work perfectly well together. He has ensured that the reader will never get bored due to his thrilling streamlined plot which keeps the reader hooked with its many twists and turns. As well as his plot and writing being impeccable, so are his characters and without the novels incredible protagonist Tabitha Millhouse I do not believe this book would have been the success it has been. She is a flawlessly executed character with a fantastic backstory and more importantly a purpose. I love reading about a protagonist that is on a journey of self-discovery and one that wants to fulfill something, she has a meaning, and this is very important to me. So once again I am thrilled that this novel was so exceptionally well written and I do have to praise the author of the book Wigington for this!

To conclude my thoughts on The Bloodstone Reckoning, I would say if you are a reader who adores fantasy as well as generous amounts of action and suspense, combined with fantastical creatures and an incredible protagonist then you will love this novel! This enthralling book gets Five Stars from me!

Thank you so much for reading book lovers, I deeply appreciate it and love discussing wonderful books with all of you so please, comment below and let me know your thoughts on The Bloodstone Reckoning; do you see yourself reading this book? Is it not your usual cup of tea? Let me know all of those brilliant thoughts of yours below! Thank you so much again for reading!  

Goodbye for now book lovers,   

P.S. Here is a preview of the book for all of you lovely readers to enjoy! Please have a read of the preview and if you find that you have loved what you have read then all you need to do is click the Buy on Amazon button and it will take you straight to the book on Amazon USA! If you are in the U.K. then below I have attached a link to the book for the Amazon U.K. website. I have also attached some links about the author and this wonderful book! Thank you so much again for reading book lovers, I can’t wait to hear your thoughts on this book!   

Amazon U.K. / Goodreads / Author Instagram / Author Twitter / Author Website 

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