Pump Up Your Book Presents Search for the Lost Realm Virtual Book Publicity Tour + Win $100 Amazon Gift Card/Paypal Cash!

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Join Kraig Dafoe, author of the fantasy/adventure novel, Search for the Lost Realm, as he tours the blogosphere April 1 – May 31 2013 on his first virtual book tour with Pump Up Your Book!This tour is part of a $100 Amazon GC/Paypal Cash giveaway.



Search for the Lost Realm is an epic journey in which a young man named Varan wants to find a power which has been missing from the world of Kantania for thousands of years.

Varan sets out but soon discovers his true mission is to save the worlds creator from a spiritual bond placed upon him by the powerful demon, Eldrok.

From demons to dragons and sorcerers to soldiers, battles erupt and Varan must hurry or the world could be lost to darkness forever.

This story does not consist of action alone as Varan faces dilemmas of the heart, struggles of the flesh and complex issues of the mind.






Kraig Dafoe was born in Potsdam, New York and grew up in Canton. He played high school football and joined the United States Army Reserves at the age of seventeen.

Kraig married at the age of nineteen and moved to Virginia Beach, Virginia where he worked as a Private Security officer for The Christian Broadcasting Network and also attended the Tidewater Community College for business.

After five years as a security officer, he became a Deputy Sheriff for the city of Chesapeake Virginia.

Kraig left the Sheriff’s office after nine years of service and pursued a couple of different business opportunities before he went on to publishing his debut novel.

Kraig is the father of five children and he currently resides in Kansas, raising his youngest son.

His latest book is the fantasy/adventure, Search for the Lost Realm.

Visit his website at www.kraigdafoebooks.com

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Pump Up Your Book and Kraig Dafoe are teaming up to give you a chance to win a $100 Amazon Gift Card/Paypal Cash!

Here’s how it works:

Each person will enter this giveaway by liking, following, subscribing and tweeting about this giveaway through the Rafflecopter form placed on blogs throughout the tour.

This promotion will run from April 1 – May 31. The winner will be chosen randomly by Rafflecopter, contacted by email and announced on June 1, 2013.

Each blogger who participates in the Search for the Lost Realm virtual book tour is eligible to enter and win.

Visit each blog stop below to gain more entries as the Rafflecopter widget will be placed on each blog for the duration of the tour.

If you would like to participate, email Dorothy at thewriterslife(at)gmail.com. Last day to sign up is April 30. What a great way to not only win this fabulous prize, but to gain followers and comments too! Good luck everyone!


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Search for the Lost Realm Virtual Book Publicity Tour Schedule


Monday, April 1 – Interview at Literarily Speaking

Tuesday, April 2 – Guest Blogging at A Little Bit of R&R

Wednesday, April 3 – Author Vid at Pump Up Your Book

Thursday, April 4 – Guest Blogging at The Story Behind the Book

Friday, April 5 – Interview at The Dark Phantom

Monday, April 8 – Guest Blogging at From the TBR Pile

Tuesday, April 9 – Guest Blogging at Coffee and a Keyboard

Wednesday, April 10 – First Chapter Reveal at Cheryl’s Book Nook

Thursday, April 11 – Book Spotlight & Giveaway at Lori’s Reading Corner

Friday, April 12 – Interview at Fantasy Pages

Tuesday, April 16 – Guest Blogging & Book Giveaway at The  Book Faery Reviews

Wednesday, April 17 – Interview & Book Giveaway at Janna Shay’s Fair Play

Thursday, April 18 – First Chapter Reveal at Laurie’s Thoughts & Reviews

Friday, April 19 – Guest Blogging at & Book Giveaway at  My Cozie Corner

Monday, April 22 – Interview at Book Marketing Buzz

Tuesday, April 23 – Interview at Examiner

Friday, April 26 – Interview at The Writer’s Life

Monday, May 6 – First Chapter Reveal at Pump Up Your Book

Tuesday, May 7 – Book Review at Mom in Love with Fiction

Wednesday, May 8 – Guest Blogging at My Reading Table

Friday, May 10 – Guest Blogging at Must Read Faster

Monday, May 13 – Guest Blogging at The Writer’s Life

Tuesday, May 14 – Interview at You Gotta Read Reviews

Wednesday, May 15 – First Chapter Reveal at Beyond the Books

Wednesday, May 15 – First Chapter Reveal at Literal Exposure

Friday, May 17 – Guest Blogging at Bibliophilia Please

Monday, May 20 – Book Review at Blooming with Books

Monday, May 20 – Interview at The Book Connection

Tuesday, May 21 – Interview at As the Pages Turn

Wednesday, May 22 – Interview at Straight From the Author’s Mouth

Thursday, May 23 – First Chapter Reveal at Between the Covers

Friday, May 24 – Dream Cast at Literarily Speaking

Monday, May 27 – Guest Blogging at Books R Us

Tuesday, May 28 – First Chapter Reveal at Read My First Chapter

Friday, May 31 – Guest Blogging at Dr. Pepper Diva

Friday, May 31 – Interview at Review From Here

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