Five Stars from Readers’ Favorite

5star-shiny-webStairway of the Gods” by Vic Warren is the beautiful love story of Joan and Paul Webster set in the Philippines. Joan Webster discovers some precious artifacts after an earthquake in the Philippines. Her husband, Paul, is in hospital after being hurt in the earthquake and she realizes that she has to keep her discovery a secret or die. The novel has the right mix of adventure, travel, and romance to make it an exhilarating read and it looks like a perfect novel that can be made into a movie. With a well-researched theme, the story will expose you to the Philippine culture and lifestyle.

A romantic adventure set in an exotic location, this book is a fast-paced read and will keep readers glued to the story. The romance of Joan and Paul is also exotic, like the location, and their characters are well portrayed by the author. The imagery is so beautiful that readers can actually visualize the beauty of the place. The story has been masterfully worked around the mysterious treasure buried by the Japanese officer, General Tomoyuki Yamashita, which Joan finds during the earthquake, and the betrayal, murder, and intrigue have been woven together well.

The characters are likable and relatable to readers and they will find the story of lost treasure, suspense, murder, and romance highly entertaining. The author’s love of travel is evident from the descriptions in the story. The intrigue, treasure, romance, and exotic location works well in favor of the book. A very original theme and an engaging and entertaining novel.

Reviewed by Mamta Madhavan for Readers’ Favorite

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"If one wants to follow a captivating couple pursue their careers in exotic climes brilliantly described,
Stairway of the Gods
is just the right way to do it."
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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.