Tuesday, July 23, 2013

Master of Plagues by D B Reynolds: Interview

 Use no more than two sentences. Why should we read your book?

My fantasy/sci-fi novel, Master of Plagues, is a powerhouse story that delivers a serious message of forgiveness and morality. Readers will also go on a dazzling voyage of cosmic adventures and supernatural powers.  

 Describe what it’s like to be an author in three words? 

Creative, exciting, and disciplined.

 Is there one passage in your book that you feel gets to the heart of your    book and would encourage people to read it? If so, can you share it? 

There is a passage in my book, Master of Plagues, where the main character, Stuart Duffelmeyer, uses the powers of his magical talisman to save a dying baby in a children’s hospital emergency room.

Is there a writer you idolize? If so, who?

Sidney Sheldon.

What are your hero and heroine of the story like? 

The hero of the story, Stuart Duffelmeyer, happens to be one of the nicest guys in the world. Stuart has compassion for the common man and woman, and uses his powers to bring justice and equality for the downtrodden ones.

YA Fantasy
Date Published: 8/16/2012

Mystical powers. Cosmic adventure. Universally dynamic forces. A gifted individual has been commissioned to take part in of all these phenomenal occurrences.
     Stuart Duffelmeyer is an NYU student who is targeted by eight of his egomaniacal college classmates once they learn he wants to find a beautiful date for the night. His classmates lure him to a sleazy motel where they play out a heinous prank. His night ends in utter disappointment after learning that his classmates only used him for their perverted entertainment purposes. Stuart suffered severely as a result of their callous behavior and feels he must get even with his tormentors.
     A chance encounter allows him to discover a magical Hebrew talisman with indescribable powers. Stuart is taken away from Earth and into the far regions of another galaxy once the talisman is consecrated. The spirit of his one-time chief advisor, Rabbi Irwin Wedemeyer, explains to him that the talisman will grant him miraculous powers over all the creatures and elements of the Earth. Rabbi Wedemeyer insists that Stuart not abuse the powers bestowed upon him. He returns to Earth and quickly seeks out his vengeance.
     Stuart’s absolute domination over Earthly creatures and elements brings plagues of unspeakable horrors into the lives of his one-time tormentors. He finds closure once his former college classmates return to offer their apologies to him. He also finds fulfillment by using his powers to intercept the transgressive acts inflicted by the immoral people of society. This stirring tale delivers the purest message of magic and morality.

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D.B. Reynolds

D. B. Reynolds is an author, screenwriter, computer expert, and a chartered member of the Writer’s Guild Association, the Writer’s Lab and the Writer’s Place.  D. B. has published articles on various subjects in several literary magazines. In 2002, he made a guest appearance on the nationally-syndicated television show,  The Sally Jessy Raphael Show, to talk about his experiences in foster care and the present state of foster care. His newly published fantasy novel, Master of Plagues, was written to enlighten readers about the powerful correlation between magic and morality. D. B. currently resides in his hometown of Kansas City, Missouri.
Website:  www.dbreynolds.net
Twitter:  @SUCCESS4DR



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