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Our Client, and Author Rival Gates

It gives us great pleasure to introduce another of our fine authors Rival Gates, who has written an exciting fantasy Sci-Fi novel titled “Quest for the Red Sapphire” Book I covering around 490 pages, the first of a series of three books in total.


Rival was born in Port Huron, Michigan USA and moved to a suburb of Toronto, ON, Canada at age five.  His father was a technical writer and magazine editor while his mother was a high school teacher.  Always interested in creative writing Rival participated in many contests in grammar school which led to writing his own short stories.  It was at the early age of thirteen that he began on a story, what later became known as the “Quest for the Red Sapphire” by the time he turned age fifteen.   He was obviously born with a natural inclination for self-expression and creativity, and kept consistently as working on this project until he had perfected it.

However, a lull ensued whilst attending Michigan State University, where Rival graduated with a degree in Communication and found that he had a gift and enthusiasm for speaking in public.  With his first ever Computer, the Author dusted off his old story notes and began to revise the work once more.  Not a day had passed by since he had first created this project with a certain enthusiasm, where he did not consider some aspect of its outline.  An entire series was planned and put in order to be written.   Back-stories were formed and the series was ready to produce.  Rival proving to be a perfectionist-driven author, and when he came to us for representation, we wanted to help him and nurture along his obvious desire in becoming a full time writer.  Rival will go far in his career as a teller of great tales, because it is in his blood.





You have been trained all of your life to obtain to a great power.  Now you must find it before a sinister element does…and they have already killed your parents in their search!


The young half-elf general Linvin Grithinshield has been called home from the Goblin Wars to his childhood home of Sartan.  His Father has gone missing (and is later discovered to have been killed) and he is to take over his family’s lucrative merchant business.  He is not home long before his Mother is murdered.  In a final letter, Linvin’s Mother reveals that he was meant to be the Master of the fabled Red Sapphire, capable of giving its owner unimaginable power.  The assassins clearly seek the stone as well.  Linvin must find the gem before they find it or him.

Accompanying him on his quest are his wise and mysterious Uncle Anvar and his insolent fraternal twin cousins, Bander and Rander.   Their journey takes them far to the north where great dangers await.  They battle vicious monsters, deviant men, a goblin patrol, bandits, and even a dragon on their evermore dangerous path.  After battling their adversaries and the elements they are captured trying to cross the border into the Mandrean Empire.  It is the largest and most evil nation the world has yet conceived…

Read more about the adventures of Linvin Grithinshield and the outcome of his fate … and order your very own copy of  “Quest for the Red Sapphire”   Book I    is now available at undergoing its first promotion and reviews.

Publisher: Alpha Wolf Publishing

ISBN-13: 978-1490958156

ISBN-10: 1490958150


More to come your way soon about this exciting new author…!



Another Thrilling Edition titled “SAPPHIRE CRUCIBLE (Book 2 of the Sapphire Chronicles Series) available now from  If you’ve read “QUEST FOR THE RED SAPPHIRE BOOK I in this series than this is a must read….

Cover Sapphire Crucible 2


Product Details
File Size: 3523 KB
Print Length: 436 pages
Simultaneous Device Usage: Unlimited
Publisher: Solstice Horizons Publishing (April 9, 2014)
Publication Date: April 9, 2014
Sold by: Amazon Digital Services LLC


Captured! In Book 2 of the Sapphire Chronicles, Linvin and his party find themselves prisoners on the maniacal Lord Mandrean and his Necromancer. Now they must find a way to escape, find the Red Sapphire, and make it home alive. Along the way they must fight ever-growing odds of survival.


More to come! 



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Our Client, and Author Phillip Paxton

Bart Patton and doggieABOUT THE AUTHOR – A Man and his beloved Dog 🙂 ….both dressed in ‘sunny whites’.

We would like to introduce one of our fine authors Phillip Paxton.

Born in Culver City, California, across the street from MGM Studios, Phillip Bardwell Paxton, actor and producer, was destined to be in the entertainment business in one way or another.  He began as a theatrical, television and feature film actor starring in such shows as, Father Knows Best, GE Theater, Tales of Wells Fargo, 77 Sunset Strip, Schlitz Playhouse and many more.  Features included, Because They’re Young, Strangers When We Meet, Zots!, and Francis Coppola’s Dementia 13.  Bart then went into production, producing and writing features, Beachball, Wild, Wild, Winter, and Out of Sight.  Followed by Coppola’s award winning feature, The Rain People.


Phillip went on to write, produce and act in the Los Angeles theatrical musical production of, The Star in the Buttercup Tree, at the Theatre Vanguard.  He also starred in Hollywood’s Ivar Theater production of Under the Yum Yum Tree.

He went on to produce and direct several television commercials.  He directed the feature film, Unshackled, starring, Stacy Keach, James Black, and Morgan Fairchild.  And has currently directed the Highlands North Carolina theatrical productions of Educating Rita, and Vincent. 

The Author has written several screenplays which are presently under options with studios.

This is Phillip’s first novel.  He currently lives at Lake Burton, Georgia with his wife Margaret.  Between them they have five children, eight grandchildren and two great grandchildren.

Phillip Paxton’s first novel “The Day the Indian Won”, is  one of many more to come – to grace our literary catalogues and book reviews, is now out in print at bot in Kindle and paper back.

Publisher: World Castle Publishing



Genre:  Romantic, suspense, Eco Sensitive, Political Fiction.

Word count:  65,971

Number of pages:  225

Max Novak, an aging widower has totally withdrawn from society, moved to the North Carolina Mountains and made himself a paradise, totally independent from the power grid; all this after losing his mate in a suspicious accident on the very day he had sold his Lake Burton, Georgia lakeside cabin for one million dollars.

When a representative of the Nantahalla Power Company  is discovered marking a line right through the center of Max’s property with orange plastic tape to make way for a 375 kilowatt power line that will cross right through Max’s land, as well as through his immediate neighbor’s, a full blooded Cherokee Indian named, Chief Whitecloud, who lives with his daughter, Nicole, Max is forced to get involved with his tiny community of Lake Nantnahalla, in order to try, against all odds, to stop the power company.  With the law of eminent domain on their side, the power company becomes a formidable adversary.

This work, albeit in a fiction setting is not far from the reality today in a world of division politcally, greed, racial discrimination and lust for wanton power struggle.  We urge anyone who enjoys a great read which touches upon and brings to mind so many human and autocratic elements, to buy a copy now!

PROMOTIONSMore updates coming our way about this fine Author,  and future works planned.

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