The Whisper of the Coals can never be trusted.
It’s a shapeshifting demon with the power to grant wishes and take lives, setting up residence on the deceptively-named Mountain of Reflection. Ask for the five things you desire most, and they will be granted to you, but only if the Whisper will accept your offerings. And if you choose your words very, very carefully, lest the Whisper sense a loophole or a weakness, parting you from your life and preserving you as a statue in its garden.
The hunter called Rafal knows all this, yet he journeys to commune with the Whisper anyway. What does he want most? What is he willing to sacrifice to get it? Will he choose his words wisely, or will the Whisper outsmart him in a game it’s played for centuries? What has compelled Rafal, a calm, logical man with his head firmly on his shoulders, to risk it all bartering with a demon?
The Whisper of the Coals is a phenomenal, addictive piece of fiction that left me shocked and astonished. Never before have I read such a unique, imaginative, enthralling piece of literature; James Wolven, the author of this exciting short story, is incredibly talented because he knows just how to capture his reader’s imagination from the very first page. As I read this book, I struggled to put it down, so much so that I read it in one sitting thanks to Wolven’s incredible talent to hold the reader’s attention. Already I would implore you book lovers to read this book because it is incredibly unique and unlike anything you have read before!
The Whisper of the Coals introduces the reader to a demon known as The Whisper. The Whisper is a shapeshifting demon that has the power to grant wishes but also take lives. The Whisper receives many offerings, and if he chooses to accept yours, you will be granted with the five things you want most. The reader will soon be introduced to the protagonist, a hunted named Rafal who wants to make an offering. What follows is thrilling as well as shocking and should not be missed book lovers!
The story of The Whisper of the Coals is a thought-provoking and thrilling one that is multi-layered and fast-paced. James Wolven in The Whisper of the Coals has managed to weave poignant themes with interesting, dynamic characters and interweave both to make an astonishing piece of fiction that is both addictive and fast-paced. Every detail in The Whisper of the Coals is superb and thought out, Wolven is a descriptive writer and so the reader is easily able to get lost in his words which is impressive considering this is such a short read!
James Wolven is a talented author and a genuine wordsmith. Wolven’s tale is gripping and consistent from beginning to end. As the reader reads this book, they will be taken on an unforgettable journey which will unfold bit by bit at a perfect pace that will keep the reader engrossed. Wolven’s vivid writing will enable the reader to fall madly in love with this book and be kept hooked because you simply can’t help but do this! The fluidity alone in his book is sensational, and unlike anything, I have read before, never once did I find myself getting bored of the story or even the characters, Wolven managed to continually shock and surprise me thanks to his fantastic plot devices such as twists and turns.
To summarise my thoughts on the brilliant and riveting The Whisper of the Coals, I would say if you are a reader who is looking to read a phenomenal piece of literature that will keep you hooked from beginning to end then this incredible book is for you! The Whisper of the Coals gets five stars from me! Be sure to have a read of the preview below and also keep an eye out for my spotlight for the author which will live be soon!
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Certainly glad to hear you enjoyed the story, Aimee! It was very entertaining to write, but due to the nature of the plot and the gradual unveiling of info, it was also tricky, so I’m always happy to hear the gamble paid off. Looking forward to working with you in the future.