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Author E. Kaiser Writes Talks Life Enrichment Through Horse Training | The Five Gems Series Book Tour | YA Fantasy Adventure

The Five Gems Series by by E. Kaiser Writes is on virtual book tour.  The young adult fantasy adventure stops at Readeropolis wit...

The Five Gems Series by by E. Kaiser Writes is on virtual book tour. 

The young adult fantasy adventure stops at Readeropolis with an author guest post and an excerpt. 

Be sure to enter for a chance to win the giveaway for a King’s Ward Prize Pack (1 winner) , Five Gems Prize Pack (1 winner), or sticker & magnet prize pack (2 winners) and follow the Silver Dagger book tour (for other dates see the link at the bottom of the post).

Book 1 of the Five Gems series - The Jeweler's Apprentice is on sale for .99 cents for the duration of the tour!

 Tell us something really interesting that's happened to you!

I’ve had quite a unique life, all growing up, so there’s a lot of things people might find interesting. But for me, I think one of the really defining things that happened to me was being immersed in horse training as a youngster, especially. Those stages in life, we’re really looking for “who we’re going to be”, and when you’re working with an animal, you have to decide who you are in relation to who that animal needs you to be.

All animals are as much individuals as we are... and learning to read them and them become the half of the partnership that fills out their weaknesses, that is a huge skill that 100% translates into the rest of life.

Some horses are too pushy, others too lackadaisical; they can be selfish, lazy, explosive, and always have the potential to be a danger to themselves and others. So you have to accept the horse where it’s at, and then start a conversation using body language that becomes this sort of dance stretching out for months until at the end they are something more than they used to be, and have become the best possible version of themselves.

And in that same process you have the chance to become the best possible version of yourself, and while influencing them, they have a thousand lessons to teach you in return. So it’s really a character growth exercise, if you take it that way, and it’s one of the most challenging pursuits, (mentally and physically) as well as most rewarding, that I can think of.

I’d definitely recommend it to anyone wanting to grow their inner selves!

Jeweler's Apprentice
Five Gems Book 1
by E. Kaiser Writes
Genre: YA Fantasy Adventure

On her first visit to the palace, sixteen-year-old Fia stumbles upon a court intrigue. To keep the secret safe, the Chancellor sends her off as apprentice to a famous, reclusive, mountain jeweler...

...And straight into adventure.

Discovering gems with deep secrets and new friends with the same, Fia learns a whole lot more than just making jewelry: when to trust a stranger, and when not to, why not to try stealing from gem thieves; what heroism is; what royalty ought to be; and that the mountains themselves can sometimes be the greatest danger of all.

Is the legend of the Sunlight Stone true?

Will peace ever come to the war-torn neighboring kingdom?

And what is the stable boy hiding...?

Traitor's Knife
Five Gems Book 2

Secrets. Sabotage. Murder. With Olayin House temporarily turned into a weapons factory, Fia is confronted with the care of three refugee children, an ill-timed visitor, a perplexingly brash messenger that she isn't quite sure what to think of, all while trying to keep her friend’s secrets safe. But when dangerous accidents start to happen, the young apprentice begins to tread a fine line of suspicion. Are saboteurs out to nix the weapons works... and is the incognito crown prince in mortal peril? Winter in the mountain house isn’t as cozy as her apprenticeship was expected to be. 

**Only .99 cents!**

King's Ward
Five Gems Book 3

With her wealth of loyalist secrets, Fia’s position at Olayin House is compromised. Now a potential danger to two countries, she is made a ward of the king and sent away yet again; this time into the grassland kingdom of Erlandia, but her journey amongst the horse folk takes unexpected turns.

Trapped under siege, she faces two men from her past... one she fears might murder her, and the other may die of plague unless she wins the battle for his life.

And with the Sunlight Stone traded for troops, how long will Erlandia’s peace last?

E. Kaiser Writes was born into a family of readers, and got started on storytelling around the age of four when her older siblings prompted her into recounting an absolutely ridiculous account of a parallel childhood. It was good for the family's general entertainment, and she discovered the thrill of making people laugh.

At the age of seven her mother read the Hobbit aloud, and a fascination with beautiful fantasy was born. At nine she came to the decision that she wanted to be a writer, and set to reading rabidly to learn the art. At thirteen she attempted her first novel, and it was eaten in a computer's demise.

Afterward, during her teenage years she tried very hard at various times to stop writing all together.

Not succeeding, she at last gave in to her addiction, and wrote "for fun".

Her first novel, Jeweler's Apprentice, is a light-fantasy adventure for teens. The shy, bookish heroine is thrust out on the first step toward the adventure that awaits, and growing up. More books in this series are expected.

Follow the tour HERE for exclusive excerpts, guest posts and a giveaway!

Jeweler's Apprentice Snippet

When Larna was ready, they made their way back through the scenic little streets to the antiquary shop. The little store seemed empty, even their footsteps refused to echo here.

“Hello?” Fia asked of the silence.

“Good day to you!” Thayne called and then his face appeared around a stack of old record books. “Oh, it’s you two. I’ve found just the thing. In a minute!” And he disappeared again.

As they took up their seats again and prepared to wait for Thayne’s return, Fia picked up a book from the stack she had set on the floor on her first visit.

“A Brief History of the North Kingdoms;” She read aloud. “…with six appendices, an index of all battles, treaties, and declarations of war, in entirety.” She looked at Larna. “Brief?”

Larna shook her head. “I think we have that book in the library.” She smiled. “…If you’re interested.”

“Thanks.” Fia replied. “I think I’ll stick with listening to Andro tell it. Much, much, more interesting.... And shortened.”


  1. Prize pack #1 and I like the cover. Sounds like a great read.

  2. Thanks for having me today, and being a part of the King's Ward release!!
    Enjoy the adventure!

    1. It's my pleasure! Best of luck with the books and book tour! I included the tour in the Monday, Feb. 11, 2019 edition of The BookTube Your Shelf Daily Reader:

  3. I would love the King’s Ward Prize Pack #1. I love these book covers . These sound like books I have to read

  4. I think I'd like the five gems prize pack the best because I like the swag...