The Word-Keeper is going on tour with Rachel's Random Resources, if you wish to participate please contact me on firstname.lastname@example.org with your name, blog name, preferred post type and availability.
The Word-Keeper by Veronica del Valle
Genre: MG Fairytale-like fantasy
Tour Dates: 23rd - 29th February 2020
Publication Date: 29th May 2019
Formats available: Mobi or Epub (Internationally) or UK Paperbacks
Estimated Page Count - 175
Types of post available: Reviews, guest posts, extracts & Q&As
What would happen if words disappeared forever?
Set in a whimsical town called Inkwell, a place with an ancient secret history, this fairytale-like adventure will uncover the key to the power hidden within words.
The Word-Keeper is a tale about a savvy bookmark named Ben that unwillingly becomes an evil imp with only one objective: follow the orders of his master and destroy the words that live inside books.
Only one girl can stop him. Her name is Florence Ibbot. She is eleven years old, oddly eloquent and a quiet observer of the world. But above all, Florence is a keen logophile and is willing to sacrifice everything to protect the words.
She sets out to discover who is behind all this. The journey will take her to the origins of writing and inspiration. But she’ll also have to face the most treacherous adversary, Zyler, a ruthless sorceress whose sole mission is to ruin one of humankind’s most precious possessions: the gift of language.
As the final battle approaches, Florence will have to learn how to wield words instead of the sword. Is Florence brave enough to become who she was born to be?
About Veronica Del Valle
Veronica Del Valle grew up in Argentina, but life eventually led her to live in London, the city that was her home for many years.
Veronica’s always had a fondness for words, language and the magic of storytelling. She has an MA in Creative Writing from Kingston University.
Veronica currently lives in Buenos Aires with her husband, Ale, and her daughter, Tomiko. She teaches creative writing at Universidad de San Andres and is a contributing editor and writer for one of Argentina’s leading news organizations.
When she’s not writing or teaching, she’s either a) meditating or b) enjoying life with her family (which, in a way, is another beautiful way to meditate).
The Word Keeper is the first novel she’s written.
Blog Tour Schedule
Maximum 3 stops per day. Confirmed blogs will appear here.