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Book/Author’s Spotlight and Giveaway: The Last Seer and the Tomb of Enoch. Ends May 12th

About the Author: Ashland Menshouse received a Bachelor’s degree from Georgetown College in Georgetown, Kentucky. He obtained a doctoral degree from the University of Kentucky and completed post-doctoral studies at Emory University. He currently resides in Atlanta, Georgia, where he spends most of his time working with ill and injured children. Current projects include this novel’s sequel, The Last Guardian and the Keeper of the Magi, which is nearly ready for publication, and the third novel The Last Nazirite and the Shadowlight, which will be completed by the end of 2013.

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About the Book: Can a ghost haunt more than your home? Can a Bigfoot track more than footprints?

Aubrey Taylor’s cozy life in the subdued, Appalachian town of Lake Julian had never been exceptional. Shouldered by his lifelong friends, Buzz Reiselstein and Rodriqa Auerbach, he quietly endured the thrashings of a persistent pack of pesky bullies, which included the most-feared kid in school, Magnos Strumgarten, and his own obnoxiously, well-accomplished brother, Gaetan. Comfortable in his humdrum niche of the absolutely average, Aubrey never pushed back…

…until fate dug a little too deep, and the unseen darkness of unspoken places stole his mediocrity.

When spurious specters and elusive mountain men battle for a tomb of Watchers, buried in ages past, only those who choose to search beyond the surface feel the grip of the ancients’ revenge. Unusual disappearances, a colorful cadre of insightful townsfolk and a whirlwind of blunders and mishaps exposes the struggling forces that transform Aubrey and his friends into more than spectators amidst the oldest war of all.

Prepare to see the unseen as you’ve never seen it before.

The Last Seer and the Tomb of Enoch is Ashland Menshouse’s debut novel. This adventure blend of science fiction and spiritual fantasy explores the stifling angst and carefree joy of adolescence in a world torn between tradition and the post-modern march of progress.

Ages: 12 and up

Pages: 440

Giveaway Rules


There will be 2 winners

This Giveaway is Open to the US ONLY.

Winners will be selected by

Author will be giving 2 copies of The Last Seer and the Tomb of Enoch.

Giveaway Ends May 12th.

Comments like these would be deleted – Great contest, Please enter me, Love to win this!, This is so cute!

Mandatory: Leave a comment about the book below. Leaving a helpful comment relating to this book would be appreciated and valid to the giveaway.


This Giveaway Has Ended!


The winners are #2 – Sharonstogner and #3 – Ron Marsh


April 18, 2012 - Posted by | Author and Book Spotlight, Free Giveaways | , , , , ,


  1. I appreciatae the inclustion of bullying in the book. Aubrey and his friends seem like most of the rest of us, everyday people who don’t really want to cause problems. Then, something happens that changes that focus and we (Aubrey) respond back to the bully. Very timely and very important!

    Comment by puttputt1198eve | April 18, 2012 | Reply

  2. I have a middle school daughter who is always looking for a good paranormal story and I think this would grab her attention. She also has an older sister who in a straight A student and there is a self imposed pressure to match her. thanks for the chance

    Comment by sharonstogner | April 18, 2012 | Reply

  3. I work with 12 year olds all day long.. This book with the bullying theme would definitely be of interest to yhem.

    Comment by Ron Marsh | April 18, 2012 | Reply

  4. Well I am an adult and this sound good to me 😉 I do know some young people I could pass The Last Seer on to, but only after I have had the pleasure of reading it LOL I appreciate your sharing about this very interesting book, I would like to know what happens in the story. I want to explore the tomb of watchers and enjoy Aubrey’s journey. Thank you for the awesome giveaway opportunity.

    Comment by Denise Z | April 18, 2012 | Reply

  5. This sounds really interesting. I had thought about writing a book that as the except says blends “science-fiction and spiritual fantasy”, Bible characters in a fantasy setting. But hopefully in a respectful way. I’m glad it says for 12 and up because the description was written in a very sophisticated way that I had to reread some parts to understand what it was saying.

    Comment by Cherese Vines | April 19, 2012 | Reply

  6. My 12 year old knows all about bullies and how hard it is to stop it from happening. Now is middle it is worse.

    Comment by Amber Rairdan | April 20, 2012 | Reply

  7. My son knows about bullying but hasn’t really experienced it just yet. I hope and pray he don’t. This book has a great lesson behind it. I’m excited to see older kids books here. Thanks

    Comment by Larissa brunken | May 4, 2012 | Reply

  8. My daughter would enjoy this book she is into sify and fantasy books, the good thing about her liking this type of book is that I enjoy them just as much and it gives us something to discuss with each other. My son who is younger is starting to enjoy this type of book as well.

    Comment by Wendi | May 4, 2012 | Reply

  9. I’d like to read this book myself! My son is really into scifi and adventure, so he’d like to read it too.

    Comment by AEKZ2 | May 7, 2012 | Reply

  10. I really like the head bully’s name,Magnos Strumgarten. It is even better than Scut Farcus from Christmas Story.

    Comment by Ron Marsh | May 7, 2012 | Reply

  11. I would like to learn more about Aubrey Taylor and his friends’ adventures in Lake Julian. I’ll definitely check out this book!

    Comment by likwan | May 12, 2012 | Reply

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