Blog Tour Kick Off & Giveaway: Zenobia - Challenging a Legend by Russ Wallace

Please join me in congratulating Russ Wallace on the publication of his latest novel, Zenobia - Challenging a Legend, which hits stores today! We're kicking off the festivities with a blog tour and I have a chance for one of you to win both books in the Zenobia series!

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Zenobia - Challenging a Legend (Zenobia Book Series, Book Two) by Russ Wallace

Publication Date: November 14, 2015
Geode Press LLC
Hardcover; 512 Pages

Genre: Historical Fiction/Action & Adventure/Young Adult

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After winning the famous Alexandria horse race, Zenobia, a young Syrian warrior and an aspiring scholar, assumes her life will return to normal. Wrong! A tumultuous romance develops with her instructor, widely considered the most brilliant academic on earth.

Unknown to her, an enemy plans to kidnap Zenobia for his harem. The hired mercenaries never suspect their intended victim is a deadly warrior. The attack is thwarted, but the Syrians are alerted to a slave trade in young girls.

Meanwhile, a Nubian princess has been captured by the slavers. She struggles to survive in the dangerous situation while she seeks a way to escape. Can she succeed?

Zenobia’s impetuous nature continues to impel her to take unwise risks, both in class and on a hunting trip. When a second kidnap attempt on her fails, the last attacker escapes. She decides to run him down to save her family. Thus begins an epic chase on horseback across the desert in the dead of night. It culminates in a shocking revelation that threatens her very future.

Circumstances now force Zenobia into roles for which she is untrained. As she meets the challenges, she begins to unleash her strategic genius, which will one day raise her to the pinnacle of her world.

“Book two in the Zenobia book series has it all …the book is full of adventure with kidnappings, hunting, fighting, revenge, chases, escapes, and piracy. Zenobia learns a heart breaking truth about love and this will mold her into the women she is destine to become. This was an ARC…You'll want to put this book on your TBR list.” – Julie Martin Wallace

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Russ Wallace is an avid student of history and religion. Zenobia, one of the deadliest and most fascinating women of history, comes to life in his series about her. Russ is working on future releases in the Zenobia book series.

Blog Tour Schedule

Saturday, November 14
Tour Kick Off & Giveaway at Passages to the Past

Monday, November 16
Character Interview at Boom Baby Reviews

Tuesday, November 17
Review at History From a Woman's Perspective
Spotlight at CelticLady's Reviews

Wednesday, November 18
Spotlight & Giveaway at Teddy Rose Book Reviews Plus More

Thursday, November 19
Excerpt & Giveaway at Unshelfish

Friday, November 20
Excerpt at Let Them Read Books

Saturday, November 21
Spotlight at Svetlana's Reads and Views

Tuesday, November 24
Excerpt & Giveaway at Room With Books

Thursday, November 26
Excerpt at Just One More Chapter

Friday, November 27
Review at Book Nerd

Saturday, November 28
Review at One Book Shy of a Full Shelf

Sunday, November 29
Interview at One Book Shy of a Full Shelf


To win copies of Zenobia - Birth of a Legend and Zenobia - Challenging a Legend by Russ Wallace please leave a comment below.


– Giveaway ends at 11:59pm EST on November 24th. You must be 18 or older to enter.
– Giveaway is open to US & Canada residents only.
– Only one entry per household.
– All giveaway entrants agree to be honest and not cheat the systems; any suspect of fraud is decided upon by blog/site owner and the sponsor, and entrants may be disqualified at our discretion
– Winner has 48 hours to claim prize or new winner is chosen.

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  1. This looks like a very sophisticated production to introduce Russ Wallace's book Zenobia. We wish him the best of luck and much success because he has created a very worth while read with historical background and an interesting story.

  2. Wow! Looks like an exciting book!! A wonderful story!!!

  3. Looks like an exciting series. I shall look up this historical figure. She is not one, that I am familiar with.

  4. Thanks. I'm excited for others to learn about Zenobia and her amazing story.


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