Friday, February 3, 2023

Review Tour: Prophetic Dreams by Alfreða Jonsdottir

Congratulations to tour winner Ally S. and to host winners InkSpired: Musings On All Things Literary and The Faerie Review.

Goddess Fish Promotions is organizing a Virtual REVIEW ONLY Tour for Prophetic Dreams by Alfreða Jonsdottir, a 244 page Fantasy available now from Tellwell. The tour will run every Thursday for 4 weeks starting on March 16, and the book is available in PDF and ePub formats. 

Alfreða Jonsdottir will be awarding a $10 Amazon/BN GC to a randomly drawn winner via rafflecopter during the tour, and a $10 Amazon/BN GC to a randomly drawn host. Additionally, Goddess Fish Promotions will be awarding a $5 Amazon GC to a randomly drawn host. 

Gudrun Osvifsdottir, Prophetic Dreams' willful protagonist, is not only renowned for her beauty and intelligence, she is also thought to be the best catch in the district. Headstrong and spoiled by her adoring parents, she yearns for female friendship. Growing up on a tenth-century farm in an isolated region in Iceland, she cannot understand why the few girls living in her district have persistently avoided her. On the other hand, all eligible males compete for her recognition. Basking under their high-spirited attentiveness, she soon convinces herself the only reason she is ignored by her peers is because they are jealous of all the attention bestowed on her by the male population. This protective shield may guard her growing ego, but it soon sets her further apart from the other females that live in her area.

Pagan Icelanders believed dreams foretold the future. Haunted by nightmares, her parents enlist the nation's most famous seer to translate them for her. A melodramatic young girl, her emotions are soon stirred into a frenzy by his interpretation.

As foreshadowed, tragedies do occur. One death is even rumoured to be the result of black magic. Later, a misunderstanding and silent accusations create a slow pyroclastic flow of vengeance. Will the stakes be too high for our protagonist? Will she lose the one man she admires and respects more than any other?

March 16: The Faerie Review
March 23: Gina Rae Mitchell
March 23: Country Mamas With Kids
March 30: InkSpired: Musings On All Things Literary
April 6: Enchanting Reviews
April 6: Travel the Ages