A Rockstar Book Tour: The Shadow’s Watch Series by S.A. Klopfenstein, with a Fancast by the Author

Today’s feature is about The Shadow’s Watch series by S.A. Klopfenstein. Rockstar Book Tours brings a tour of interviews, spotlights, and more together to celebrate the newest book in the series, The Rage of Saints. I want to thank Rockstar for having me on the tour and S.A. Klopfenstein for their guest post, a fancast of characters from the series.

Be sure to check out all the stops on the Tour Schedule below as well as the giveaway, in which one winner (US only) will win finished copies of the first two books in the Shadow’s Watch series.


The Shadow’s Watch (Book One)


Book 1

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Published: 15 May 2018

Publisher: Guardian Grey Publishing

Category: Fantasy

For centuries, the Oshan Empire has ruled the New World with terror and blood. The Watchers have been eradicated, and their sorcery is but a whispered myth. But the heart of magic beats on, and as it surges back to life, three young people will determine the fate of the world…

Tori Burodai, a strong-willed slave girl. Her magic could ignite a revolution, but only if she resists the ruler who wants to use her powers to restore the empire to its former glory.

Darien Redvar, the idealistic soldier she loves. His rage leads him down a dark path to power that could turn him against the one person he cares for.

Kale Andovier, a lordling rebel with a torturous past. His quest for a weapon of dark sorcery will thrust him into a twisted game of power that could change the world forever.

Will the return of magic transform the New World, or bring it to ruin?


The Rage of Saints (The Shadow’s Watch Book Two)


Book 2

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Published: 26 March 2019

Publisher: Guardian Grey Publishing

Category: Fantasy

The thrilling second installment in the Shadow Watch series!

The Shadow Watch has been undone. Their captain lies in the dungeons of the White Citadel, and the Gallows Girl has disappeared. Most of the surviving Watchers have joined the chancellor’s new magical army, the Sky Guard, led by Darien Redvar, but the Gallows Boy is shaken from the return of the monsters of the Old World, and he must soon choose, once and for all, where his loyalties lie.

Tori and Mischa trek to the Great White North with an Alyut shaman, who believes Tori is the one who will bring Restoration to his people. A resistance is growing in the North, but Tori may not be the god the people are looking for, and the price of revolution may cost Tori her heart as well as her life.

Meanwhile, another threat grows in strength. Old World monsters are rising up across the New World, and no one knows how they’ve returned. As nations ready themselves for a magical war, their return threatens to change everything.

New alliances are set in place, new friendships are forged, new loves kindled. But no one is safe, for there can be no war without betrayal.

Don’t miss this the latest installment in the epic fantasy series readers are comparing to Mistborn and Throne of Glass!


Guest Post by S.A. Klopfenstein


What’s one thing readers do as we read? Picture the characters in our heads and fancast them! For this post, I asked S.A. Klopfenstein who they’d fancast as characters from the Shadow’s Watch series. Take a peek below for some insight into the choices and see if they match up with what you think as you read along with The Shadow’s Watch and The Rage of Saints.


Tori Burodai (Rosa Salazar)



Darien Redvar (Bob Morley)



Cyrus Maro (Iwan Rheon)



Kale Andovier (Tom Felton)



Ren Andovier (Richard Madden)



Mischa Sufai (Lana Condor)



Vashti Burodai (Ivana Baquero)



Kirra Fehn (Malese Jow)



Valeria Sardona (Hera Hilmar)



Ashi Burodai (Amber Rose Revah)



Salla Burodai (Pedro Pascal)



Seren le Tal (Clemence Poesy)



Tes Falzen (Dafne Keen)



Skya dul Baruk (Louisa d’Oliveira)



Alyk dul Baruk (Ben Barnes)


About the Author



S.A. Klopfenstein grew up on a steady dose of Tolkien and Star Wars. As a child, he wrote his first story about a sleepwalking killer who was executed by lethal injection.
He lives in the American West with his wife and their dog, Iorek Byrnison. He can be found exploring the peaks of the Rocky Mountains, or daring the halls of the middle school where he teaches Language Arts.


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1 lucky winner will win a finished copy of THE SHADOW WATCH & THE RAGE OF SAINTS, US Only.


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Tour Schedule


Week One



Lone Tree Reviews – Excerpt

Literary Gold – Spotlight



Kelly P’s Blog – Excerpt

TMBA Corbett Tries to Write – Interview



Life With No Plot – Review

The Hermit Librarian – Guest Post



Adventures Thru Wonderland – Review

Graced with Books – Interview



Lauren is Reading – Review

❧Defining Ways❧ – Guest Post


Week Two



Sincerely Karen Jo – Excerpt

BookHounds YA – Guest Post



Colorimetry – Guest Post

Two Chicks on Books – Interview



Owl Always Be Reading – Excerpt

Jaime’s World – Excerpt



D. Books and Reviews – Review

4covert2overt ☼ A Place In The Spotlight ☼ – Excerpt



Abooktropolis – Review

Lisa Loves Literature – Excerpt






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