Let’s prove wordpress is the best – and a book review in the mix

Today, mixed in with my latest book review, I want to introduce a friend and a fellow author, who just started blogging. We’ve all been there – the new kid in the block – so we all know how frustrating and weird blogging can get.

Let’s give Sean a welcome here to wp and prove to him I was right and wordpress is the best community out there – he’s eager to connect!

Welcome Sean!

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Sean Robins is the author of The Crimson Death Bringer (read my review below), a science fiction / space opera book, to be released on May 3rd 2019.

Here’s a little about Sean:

Sean is a fan of Marvel, Game of Thrones, Star Trek AND Star Wars and Jim Butcher. He’s a university / college level English professor originally from Canada, but has lived in various countries all over the world.

Blog: https://thecrimsondeathbringer.home.blog 

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Book title: , The Crimson Death Bringer

Genre: Science fiction / space opera

Target audience: Teen and young adult

Publisher: Creativia

Print length: 354 pages


Book blurb:


The Akakies, a peaceful, technologically advanced alien species known as “the galaxy’s pranksters,” are under attack by the Xortaags, a vicious military race bent on conquering the universe. The Xortaags are deadly, but Tarq, the Akakies’ chief strategist and legendary shadow master, has a plan.


Meanwhile on Earth, Jim, a wise-cracking, movie-quoting, OCD-suffering fighter pilot, is about to propose to his girlfriend Liz when his childhood friend Kurt shows up at his house, injured and covered in blood. Kurt is a freedom fighter/super- assassin hunted by a brutal military dictatorship’s security forces. Soon after, Jim, Liz and Kurt’s lives are set to crash with a galactic war that threatens the very existence of the human race.


Can our heroes save humanity from the wrath of an overwhelming enemy?


The Crimson Deathbringer seamlessly blends breathtaking action sequences with mischievous humor. If you are a science fiction/space opera fan, this book, with its memorable characters, formidable antagonist and Game of Thrones style shocking moments, is written especially for you.


Want an e-copy of The Crimson Death Bringer? It’s your lucky day! Sean is giving a limited number of books away in exchange for an honest review, if you’re interested, let me know and I’ll arrange it for you.


My review:


When I started this book, I had 0 expectations, no idea of what I was going to find.

And man, was I surprised.

The Crimson Death Bringer is a mix of funny and clever dialogue, action packed adventure, with scenes that made me chuckle, bite my nails, and provoked a tear or two.

All while it kept me at the edge of my seat, trying to guess what would happen next. And no, most times I guessed wrong.


In this book, Sean Robins takes us into a futuristic adventure where aliens have come to conquer earth. Seems familiar? Add another alien race who decides helping humans will benefit them in the long run, and there you have it: A ruthless species who wants to conquer earth and treat humans as their slave-poppets vs. another alien race who are technologically advanced…. but are dubbed the galaxy’s pranksters and will need the humans to pilot and fight the enemy.

The result? Well, a complete disaster!


There are multiple pov’s in this book, something I know isn’t easy to write, but Sean pulled it off perfectly. His characters are well drawn, his descriptions clear and easy to envision.

And the ending will make you wish for more!


The Crimson Death Bringer is a compelling, thrilling and fun read that will keep you at the edge of your seat. Totally recommend it!


Get a copy:

Amazon: Mybook.to/crimsondeath


Or add it to your goodreads list:

Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/44594838-the-crimson-deathbringer


55 Replies to “Let’s prove wordpress is the best – and a book review in the mix”

  1. A warm welcome to Sean to the world of blogging – it’s the connections via comments where the magic happens!😀 Terrific review of his book, Jina and isn’t it great when a book can surprise. It sounds intense, well-written and it’s definitely not easy handling various POVs!

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  2. Jina, thanks for the lovely review. I am so happy you liked my book. I feel like having a new baby, and I am constantly worried people might not like my book-baby:(

    I don’t want to sound like an opportunist, but since as a new author, I can use any help I can get, please let me ask if anyone else interested in reviewing my book or even just reading it:)

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  3. Hello Sean. Welcome and good luck with your blog…and your novel. Blogging is not only a great way to meet other writers and potential readers of your books. Blogging is a wonderful way to learn MORE about writing, about promotion, and even better, about the amazing number of wonderful human beings out here in this world.
    Oh, and Jina, a great review of a what sounds like a fun page-turning sci fi book.

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