My Ilyon Chronicles adventure began when I purchased Resistance during a Kindle $0.99 sale. It was mostly for my brother because he had previously enjoyed the author’s Makilien Trilogy, written under a different pen name. He loved it and even agreed to review The King’s Scrolls if I got a review copy. His enthusiasm got me curious. Now I’m hooked on the Ilyon Chonicles and Jace is one of my favorite characters.
So, without further ado, here’s my interview with Jaye.
If Jace had to choose an alias, what would it be and why?
When I first read this question, I had no idea what Jace would choose for an alias since I never really thought about it. However, I then saw a character on TV that had the name Wolf. Right away, I was like, yeah, I could see Jace using that alias. After all, he has a pet wolf and loves animals, so it just seems to suit him.
If Jace lived in 2015, what would his profession be?
A horse trainer. Definitely. He loves horses and would be the type of person to work for himself on a ranch.
What is Jace’s favorite verse in the King’s Scrolls and why?
I guess that would depend on what point in Jace’s life he’s at. Early on, he doesn’t really have one. Later on? Well, I could see Ps. 34:4 being one of his favorites: I sought the Lord, and He answered me, And delivered me from all my fears.
That’s all for now. Stay tuned for my review of Half Blood. In the meantime, here’s some more fun info about the books!
About the Book
The gasps and murmuring grew. Though some were hardly more than whispers, clear words reached Jace’s ears—dangerous, monster, animal, soulless. He tried to back away from their accusing eyes, but the collar pulled hard against his throat and held him in place.
For all his years as a slave, Jace has known nothing but the hatred people hold for his mixed blood—one half human, the other half the blood of a race considered monsters. Always, he is the outsider and quickly learns it is better to keep to himself. But, when his volatile ryrik blood leads him to do the unthinkable, he is thrown into a world of violence and bloodshed.
Forced to become a gladiator, Jace finds more and more of his heart dying as his master works to break down his will not to become the monster everyone believes he is. When a stranger interferes with his master’s harsh punishment, Jace’s world is upended yet again. But with it comes the possibility of hope that has long since died. Could the man possibly hold the key to escaping the hopeless darkness that is Jace’s life? Is there such a thing as life beyond the cruelty of slavery?
See where Jace’s story all began . . .
Haven’t discovered the world of Ilyon yet? Find out more at the official Ilyon Chronicles website!
About the Author
Jaye L. Knight is an award-winning author, homeschool graduate, and shameless tea addict with a passion for Christian fantasy. Armed with an active imagination and love for adventure, Jaye weaves stories of truth, faith, and courage with the message that even in the deepest darkness, God’s love shines as a light to offer hope. She has been penning stories since the age of eight and resides in the Northwoods of Wisconsin.
You can connect with Jaye on her website, blog, Facebook, Google+, Twitter, Etsy, and on her new fiction forum where you can interact with other readers of the series.
Share in the excitement of the release and enter to win a themed giveaway pack! Prizes include an autographed copy of Half-Blood, a blue feather bookmark hand crafted by Jaye, a bronze sword pendant, and a $5 Amazon gift card! (Giveaway is open to US residents only. Cannot be shipped internationally.)
Tuesday, July 14
- Tour Introduction at Jaye L. Knight
- Review and Author Interview at 26 Countless Possibilites
- Review and Author Interview at Lianne Taimenlore
- Review and Author Interview at Crumpets ‘n’ Cream
- Review at Tialla’s Tellings
Wednesday, July 15
- Review at The Destiny of One
- Book Spotlight at One Servant’s Heart
- Author Interview at Leah’s Bookshelf
- Review and Author Interview at Red Lettering
- Review and Author Interview at Zerina Blossom’s Books
Thursday, July 16
- Review and Author Interview at Sutori no Hana
- Review and Author Interview at Scattered Journal Pages
- Review and Author Interview at The Splendor Falls on Castle Walls
- Author Interview at A Writer’s Faith
- Review and Author Interview at writinganyone
Friday, July 17
- Review and Author Interview at Written Rest
- Book Spotlight at Tell Tale Book Reviews
- Review and Author Interview at The Pen of a Ready Writer
- Review and Author Interview at Morgan Elizabeth Huneke
- Review at Leah’s Bookshelf
- Review at Poetree
Saturday, July 18
- Review at A Writer’s Heart
- Review at Reality Calling
- Author Interview at The Art of Storytelling
- Book Spotlight at Thilly Little Nothings
Sunday, July 19
- Review at Through My Lens
- Review at Elvish Pens, Fantastical Writings
- Book Spotlight at Letters from Annie Douglass Lima
- Review at bookend
Monday, July 20
- Review at Pencils Can Change the World
- Review at Backing Books
- Review at Melody Jackson, Author
- Book Spotlight and Author Interview at In the Character’s Shadow
Tuesday, July 21
- Review at A Vintage Girl in the Modern World
- Book Spotlight at However Improbable
- Review at God’s Peculiar Treasure Rae
- Review and Author Interview at Writings, Ramblings, and Reflections
Wednesday, July 22