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WILMINGTON, NC, September 23, 2022 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Bestselling Author Marlayne Giron's new Christian Fantasy Fiction book, 'The Victor', was written for modern day readers who enjoy epic fantasy fiction, such as 'Rings of Power'. The book was heavily influenced by Tolkein's 'Lord of the Rings'. However, in the tradition of Stephen Lawhead and Elizabeth Chadwick, Marlayne Giron writes epic fantasy fiction centered around traditional Christian values. Her work has been directly compared to 'Lord of the Rings' and 'The Chronicles of Narnia' and has an endorsement by New York Times bestselling author Tosca Lee on the front cover.
'The Victor', is an inspirational historical fantasy fiction book - written for ages 12 and up - that is destined to become a classic. Perfect as a home school resource, this spellbinding tale is set apart from other Christian fiction books by her subtle but powerful method of presenting Christian principles embedded in a majestic adventure that is gripping, riveting, and engaging for readers of any age.
"The book would make a great movie for fantasy fiction fans," Giron stated, "My dream cast for 'The Victor' would be Sean Connery playing the part of Eloth, Gerard Butler as Sir Penloth, Josh Dallas as Joshua the Prince and Pierfrancesco Favino as Lucius. 'Fairytale' by Amy Grant inspired the book in 1980. Attaining bestseller status for the book has been a dream come true."
As noted on Giron's website, a companion lesson plan is available for advanced Language Arts students in upper middle school through high school. The Lesson Plan explores the language and Biblical symbolism of the novel and works especially well for Christian homeschoolers. Because the Christian Bible plays such a powerful role in history and sociology, the book is recommended for non-Christians as well.
The lesson plan contains a vocabulary list, chapter summary questions, pronunciation guide, guide to allegorical symbolism, short biography about the author, and a bit about the armor that knights and their horses wore during medieval times. End of chapter questions about content are interspersed with ideas for further study, and essay topics.
The student workbook is available at no charge at Giron's website at https://thevictorbook.com/download-the-free-student-workbook-and-chivalry-studies/.
Readers and reviewers have praised the book. Robert Heath, Founder and Director of Kids for Christ/USA, stated, "The Victor is an absolute 'literary masterpiece' that should be required reading in High Schools across the land. In fact, if there was a required reading list for Christians, The Victor would have to be on it."
NY Time bestselling author Tosca Lee said, "The Victor is an epic adventure of love, loss, and triumph over evil. Giron's characters leap off the page into medieval battles, jousts, quests, and romance. Fans of Tolkien, C.S. Lewis, and medieval fantasy will not want to miss out on this classic tale!"
Karen Koch, former editor of the Christian Home Educators Association of California Magazine stated, "I loved this book. The author had me at castles, sword fights, and a gentle romance, but the novel reveals an eternal story of good vs. evil that is much deeper than just what's on the surface. Middle and high school students (and their parents) will love this account of adventure, drama, betrayal, sacrifice, and ultimate victory."
Kathi Macias, bestselling author of nearly sixty books said, "Author Marlayne Giron has woven together a fast-paced adventure and a tender love story that will keep readers on the edge of their seats, even as they are caught up in the lives of believable characters, both good and evil. The Victor will introduce – or reintroduce – readers to the majestic story of the Bible, a story of love, redemption, and victory. Though aimed at high-school aged readers, adults will be captivated by it as well. Highly recommended!"
The book is currently available at Amazon at https://www.amazon.com/Marlayne-Giron/e/B09YQPRVL7/ref=dp_byline_cont_pop_book_1.
Marlayne Giron is available for media interviews. She can be reached using the information below, or by email at [email protected]. 'The Victor' is available at online book retailers. More information is available at Giron's website at https://thevictorbook.com.
About Marlayne Giron:
Author Marlayne Giron is a Jewish girl who writes Christian Fiction. She has been married to her husband Michael since 1986. She came to faith in Jesus as Messiah as a direct result of watching the television film, "Jesus of Nazareth" by Franco Zefferelli in 1977. From that moment on she began to read the Old Testament and discovered that believing in Jesus was the fulfillment of her Jewish faith.
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