“Warren manages to weave together romance, buried treasure, suspenseful action and social commentary into a fast-paced but thoughtful page-turner.”— Seattle Librarian  -More-

“Polished writing with compelling lifelike characters.”— J. Scott -More-

“A modern day love story set in the exotic Philippines. The vivid imagery transports the reader to the rice paddies of Banaue and is the next best thing to actually travelling there.”— J.N. Forbes -More-

“The main characters are peppered with a Bogie-and-Bacall-ish reminiscence that leaves us desirous of a sequel.”— Vincent John Patti -More-

“This tightly written story reads like a true adventure.”— J. Kline -More-

“Think “Raiders of the Lost Ark” set in the Philippines: Lost treasure, suspense, murder, and romance. This well-paced novel has it all! The exotic locale and authentic dialog make this an armchair adventure worth reading.”— LA Scott -More-

“I read this book since somebody told me about it.  I had been to this exact same area in the Philippines a few years ago.  The story is interesting and seems pretty accurate. It gets me excited about the trip back.”— Sunny Thomas -More-

“Romance, adventure, hidden treasure found by good guys and sought by unknown bad guys, with Nature shaking things up… an unbeatable combination for a compelling read.”— Helen “An Avid Reader” -More-



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"If one wants to follow a captivating couple pursue their careers in exotic climes brilliantly described,
Stairway of the Gods
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“The author, Vic Warren, skillfully weaves in actual political events into his tale, making it seem so real. I can’t help but congratulate him for making me stop at parts and ask, is this fiction or fact? I would highly recommend it to readers who enjoy a gripping tale of high adventure.”
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Vic Warren is an award winning Art Director, credited with creating the "Eskimo portrait" as the aircraft tail logo for Alaska Airlines. If you need help in designing your book cover, check out these designs.

Stairway of the Gods continues to impress. The book's cover just won the Best Self-Published Book Cover Design Contest sponsored by A&A Printing.