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 The Fatal Oath is going on tour with Rachel's Random Resources, if you wish to participate please contact me on with your name, blog name, preferred post type and availability. 

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The Fatal Oath by Michael L. Lewis

Genre:  Adult & YA Thriller

Tour Dates: 11th - 20th April 2022

Publication Date: 28th March 2022

Formats available: Mobi, Epub, PDF and Limited UK Paperbacks

Standalone Third book in a series

Estimated Page Count - 326

Types of post available: Reviews (preferred) or basic promo / spotlight posts

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1957. Blackleigh is an elite public school for boys in Yorkshire where prejudice and seething hatreds are never far below the surface. Violence erupts against any Junior who the Seniors deem unfit.


Jonathan Simon is 16, in his third year, and is self-conscious about being Jewish and having a birthmark on his cheek. He knows that: 1) The school code of conduct mandates no snitching, 2) The student Prefects, not the faculty, have absolute power to discipline and 3) Mr. Paul Wood, the temporary Headmaster, is weak and ineffectual.


Jonathan meets Bobby Stuart, an American transfer student, who is also worried about being accepted. Their friendship binds them together as they soon run afoul three ruthless and ambitious Seniors in the House; Gabriel, Murray and Hausman – also known by their fanatic followers as ‘The Black Armbands’.


As the pressure mounts, ambitions grow, friendships become closer and scheming increases. As for Jonathan, the year is only beginning…

About Michael L. Lewis

Michael L. Lewis was born and raised in England. After preparatory school in London, he was educated at Stowe School, Buckingham. This is the third novel in the Oath series, taking readers on a journey through the lives of three dynamic schoolboys between the ages of 13 and 15, and the extraordinary triumphs and tragedies that they experience. Michael now lives in Los Angeles, California, has a law degree, and writes full-time. He was on the Board of Trustees for several schools and has been a member of the same book club for twenty-five years.


Michael says, “The books in the ‘Oath’ series are all inspired by my incredible experiences at a Boarding School in the North of England and on School Boards in Los Angeles. Each book in the series stands alone with totally separate main themes united by the exploration of prejudice, the unequal playing field in education, and the abuse of human rights. They will appeal to adults as well as young adults and are entirely set in an elite public school in Yorkshire.”

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Blog Tour Schedule

Capacity per day as shown. Confirmed blogs will appear here. 

11th April

  1. Mai's Musings

  2. Chicks, Rogues and Scandals

12th April

  1.  sharon beyond the books



13th April

  1. The bookish hermit

  2. Chez Maximka

14th April

  1.  TBHonest

  2.  Jazzy Book Reviews

15th April

  1. @candygirl73reads

  2. Nicki`sLifeOfCrime

16th April

  1. B for bookreview


17th April

  1. Satisfaction for Insatiable Readers

18th April

  1. c.isfor.claire_reads


19th April

  1. Ravenz Reviewz

20th April

  1. @more.books.yes.please

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