"Mr. Amberlake, in my opinion, has created aliterary masterpiece. I would recommend this book to anyone who enjoys fantasynovels." -- Bethanie Armstrong, theauthor of "The Memory I Can't Erase"
"Ivan'sworld building is fluid and tangible and, his characters are real. ... TheBeholder is a well-written novel that will pull you into the storyline asthough you were experiencing the reality yourself." -- Sandy, The Reading Café
"Amberlake does an excellent job of melding plot,fantastical concepts, darkness and light with a love story between Jason andhis very real feeling counterpart, Emily." -- Scott J. Toney, theauthor of "Hearts of Avon"
"Dark, beautiful, and sinister. [Amberlake's] blend of the supernatural inand the harsh starkness of reality is fantastic." -- Christian Rogue, the author of "Beastia"
"... [Ivan Amberlake] has a wonderful sense of descriptive ability to paintscenes with compelling narrative and yet offers dialogue that is well balancedand allows his characters to drive his plot / them. Powerful imagery combinedwith eloquent use of descriptives, just enough, aimed at pleasing those whofancy a romantic, dark yet fast paced fantasy thriller." -- E.M. Delaney, the author of "One Wrong Turn"
About the Author
Ivan Amberlake is an urban fantasy writer, member of Breakwater Harbor Books. In December 2009 he began writing his first novel "The Beholder" and in November 2011 it was selected for review by HarperCollins on Authonomy.com.
Ivan Amberlake is in the process of writing Book Two of The Beholder Series called "Path of the Heretic" and a Young Adult Horror/Fantasy called "Diary of the Gone".
For more information visit www.breakwaterharborbooks.weebly.com and www.ivanamberlake.weebly.com