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Tour: Nine Candles of Deepest Black by Matthew S. Cox

Nine Candles of Deepest Black
Matthew S. Cox
Published by: Curiosity Quills Press
Publication date: September 15th 2016
Genres: Horror, Paranormal, Young Adult


She saw it coming. She knew it would happen―but no one believed her.

Almost a year after tragedy shattered her family, sixteen-year-old Paige Thomas can’t break free from her guilt. Her mother ignores her, doting on her annoying little sister, while her father is a barely-functioning shell. He hopes a move to the quiet little town of Shadesboro PA will help them heal, but Paige doesn’t believe in happiness anymore.

On her first day at school, a chance encounter with a bullied eighth grader reawakens a gift Paige had forgotten, and ingratiates her into a pack of local outcasts. For weeks, they’ve been trying to cast a ritual to fulfill their innermost desires, but all they’ve done is waste time. After witnessing Paige touch the Ouija board and trigger a paranormal event, the girls are convinced another try with their new fifth member will finally work.

Once the darkness is unleashed, it’s not long before they learn it will give them exactly what they asked for―whether they want it or not.


About the Author

Born in a little town known as South Amboy NJ in 1973, Matthew has been creating science fiction and fantasy worlds for most of his reasoning life. Somewhere between fifteen to eighteen of them spent developing the world in which Division Zero, Virtual Immortality, and The Awakened Series take place. He has several other projects in the works as well as a collaborative science fiction endeavor with author Tony Healey.

Hobbies and Interests:

Matthew is an avid gamer, a recovered WoW addict, Gamemaster for two custom systems (Chronicles of Eldrinaath [Fantasy] and Divergent Fates [Sci Fi], and a fan of anime, British humour (<- deliberate), and intellectual science fiction that questions the nature of reality, life, and what happens after it.

He is also fond of cats.

The Tour

September 19th
CBY Book Club >> Excerpt
The Starred Review >> Excerpt
Archaeolibrarian – I Dig Good Books! >> Playlist

September 20th
Girls With Books >> Excerpt
Books,Dreams,Life  >> Review
between folded pages >> Review
Ink on my Wings >> Review

September 21st
Adventures in Writing >> Excerpt
BooksChatter >> Interview
Mama Reads Hazel Sleeps >> Review

September 22nd
The Avid Reader  >> Review
LeafitTOME >> Review

September 23rd
The Book Sirens >> Review
The Booklandia >> Interview

September 26th
Two Ends of the Pen >> Interview
Anna’s Library >> Review
The Silver Dagger Scriptorium >> Spotlight

September 27th
A British Bookworm’s Blog >> Review
Never Too Many To Read >> Review
Lisa Loves Literature >> Excerpt

September 28th
The Avid Book Collector >> Excerpt
Bookdragon Dreaming >> Review
Because Reading is better than real life >> Review

September 29th
Hey, It Was Free! >> Review
Linz Reads >> Review
The Pursuit Of Bookiness >> Review

September 30th
Nya Reads >> Guest post
Jazzy Book Reviews >> Review
FaerieFits >> Review
Nadaness In Motion >> Review