The Temptation of Destiny

Since the beginning of Mankind, we have yearned to see the future, to alter events for our benefit, but.... Once seen, is it a blessing or curse?

“Suspenseful, intriguing and powerfully tense, this is a dark fantasy work like no other. Fans of many different genres, including crime, horror, and mystery will all find something they can enjoy in the pages of author D. M. Earley’s psychologically chilling vision of how the future can affect the present. The characters are well developed, and Jake in particular presents as an everyman whom most people could aspire to or relate to for his peaceful little life. His journey is harrowing, with highly atmospheric and torturous moments of narrative as his psyche is invaded by what he sees and what he thinks he knows about his own destiny. The graphic content is shocking but appropriate to the dark nature of the plot. Overall, The Temptation of Destiny is a master class in tension and supposition.” ~ Readers’ Favorite Book Reviews

Jake has the perfect life—a successful marriage, three great children, and a plan set in place for his future. Yet with one tragic twist of fate, all he has achieved is threatened. A glimpse into a bleak existence forces him to make decisions, and sends him on a journey that will forever alter the lives of those in his path.

Dakota, a recent graduate from law school, is eager to start her life in Wind River, a magical place to her since childhood. Legends of strong warriors and beautiful maidens, in a majestic land steeped in lore, have always captured her imagination. This is her piece of heaven on earth.

The Spirits dance across the night sky as the most vile, violent, and darkest of humanity's secrets invade Wind River. Prophetic visions warn of a great battle, and the dead tell tales as the past and future collide.

As the struggle between the Spirit and Mortal worlds tear at the fibers of humanity, everyone has a decision to make. Is it time to tempt Destiny? Can its path be altered?

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ISBN: 1622531353
ISBN-13: 978-1-62253-135-6
6.14 x 9.21 x 0.8026 (1.222 Lbs)
360 Pages (20/carton)
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THE TEAM

D.M. Earley – Author
Lane Diamond – Editor & Interior Designer
Sam Keiser – Cover Artist

Endorsements

The Temptation of Destiny is a treat that the likes of [which] does not exist anymore. It’s a book that transcends a specific genre and can reach nearly every single person that would pick up this book. Between the covers of this book exists a world so real and so fantastical that it cannot be put down once you begin. It’s a story you will want to read again and again to pick up on the nuanced details time and again. As an avid reader, this truly is a book that is apart from all other books to have come out in the recent years. I’m blown away by how one book can seamlessly cover all aspects of the human condition into the pages of this book. This book really has something in it that every reader would enjoy. The Temptation of Destiny covers genres including, but not limited to, fantasy, horror, crime, romance, mythology, and mystery. It covers these in such a way that it exists as all of these genres and none at the same time. It really is a book that stands out among the rest, and being DM Earley’s first novel, a testament to his talent as a writer. I cannot wait to see how this story continues and 2020 cannot come soon enough.”

“How do we respond to prophetic visions and can we embrace the present when we know the future spells doom? This is the question that haunts the characters in The Temptation of Destiny. ... This novel opens a powerful series and I loved how the author deals with existential themes. The descriptions are terrific and they capture details of the setting, leaving readers with clear pictures of the environment in which the story takes place. The story has a thought-provoking premise: what happens to our lives when we have an idea of what our future looks like? The spiritual themes run through the narrative in which two worlds seem to collide and the lives of the characters are tested. The Temptation of Destiny explores some of the hidden fears of the human spirit, exploring the anxiety that affects people when danger looms ahead. The scenes are beautifully written, the points of views clearly narrated, and the conflict is so skillfully constructed that it drives the story forward. A great read, indeed.”

– Readers’ Favorite Book Reviews, Divine Zape (5 STARS)

The Temptation of Destiny is a suspenseful novel written by D.M. Earley. Following destiny and the path fate weaves before someone is something often considered as not without its challenges, but easy to follow. Prepare to lose your misconceptions. Following his fate, Jake is led through trials and tribulations he could never have seen coming, all tempering him for the difficulties of what is still in store, but at the same time, he is given the tools needed to survive. I enjoyed watching the characters grow and develop, as well as the immersion into different cultures, survival, and values. It was amazing to see how the pasts of the characters and their experiences all combine to ensure they are in the right place, position, and have the capacity to do and be exactly what is needed. Past, present, and visions of the future pave the way, and the depth and detail ensure the reader will be left satisfied. The Temptation of Destiny is beautifully written, expressive, and enjoyable. I loved the idea and themes behind the plot, and how everything came together.”

– Readers’ Favorite Book Reviews, K.J. Simmill (5 STARS)

“Suspenseful, intriguing and powerfully tense, this is a dark fantasy work like no other. Fans of many different genres, including crime, horror, and mystery will all find something they can enjoy in the pages of author D. M. Earley’s psychologically chilling vision of how the future can affect the present. The characters are well developed, and Jake in particular presents as an everyman whom most people could aspire to or relate to for his peaceful little life. His journey is harrowing, with highly atmospheric and torturous moments of narrative as his psyche is invaded by what he sees and what he thinks he knows about his own destiny. The graphic content is shocking but appropriate to the dark nature of the plot. Overall, The Temptation of Destiny is a master class in tension and supposition.”

– Readers’ Favorite Book Reviews, K.C. Finn (5 STARS)
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Author:
Series: Call of Destiny, Book 1
Genres: 4.99 eBooks, Literary, Speculative, Thriller / Suspense
Tags: eBook, New Release, Paperback
Publisher: Evolved Publishing
Publication Year: 2019
Format: Paperback, eBook, Audiobook
Length: 122,438 Words
Narrator: Coming Soon
ASIN: B07S1QRJJZ
ISBN: 9781622531356
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