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Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Karma City by Gardner Browning - Book Tour - Guest Post - Giveaway - Enter Daily!

Hi lovelies!  It gives me great pleasure today to host Gardner Browning and his new book, “Karma City”!  For other stops on his Goddess Fish Promotions Book Tour, please click on the banner above or any of the images in this post.

Be sure to make it to the end of this post to enter to win a $25 Amazon or Barnes and Noble Gift Card!!  Also, come back daily to interact with Gardner and to increase your chances of winning!

This book is on SALE during the book tour for ONLY $0.99!!!  See below for more details.

Thanks for stopping by!  Wishing you lots of luck in this fabulous giveaway!

Karma City
by Gardner Browning


GENRE: Science Fiction, Contemporary/Post-Apocalyptic



A microscopic parasite has crippled humanity with night terrors and paralyzing anxiety. In this world of increasing dystopia, hope yet remains in Karma City. But when mercenary drifter, Jameson Shoals, learns that a famous scientist has created a stronger parasite to kill the original, it isn’t until the bodies litter the streets that he realizes the horrifying truth: the new parasite is a killer with a mind of its own, and upon dominating Patient Zero, this killer acquires legs, hands, and eyes. It falls upon Shoals and his partner, a deadly female mercenary, to stop PZ and his mob before they can overcome and supplant humankind.



Though the degradation in society perpetuated by the Malady parasite crippled advancements in industry and commerce, coal mining prevailed in the mountains and parts beyond Karma City, producing abundant fuel for steam engines and thermal power plants. As a result, the railroad had become the people’s last lifeline. Two 4-8-4 steam locomotives, antiquated yet reliable engines, wheeled along cardinal tracks transporting people, medicine and goods back and forth from Karma, Rime, Lobos and many other unnamed stops in the endless Void Lands. The masters of these locomotives were the rifle-bearing men and women sworn to a life on the
tracks— the cold-hearted, Iron Tribe.



Some of My Favorite Items in My Office


It’s a pleasure to be featured on Fabulous and Brunette! Thank you so much for supporting my novel, Karma City. One of your interview topics caught my eye and I decided that it would unique to share with your followers what sits atop my desk. My first championship belt I ever held in the wild world of professional wrestling–one half of the tag team titles for the Wrestling Federation of America in New England, 2004. Yes, I am a professional wrestler! This aspect of my life has helped me as an author in so many ways. Most importantly, it get’s people interested in me; once they’re interested in me, they become interested in what I write.

The championship title belt atop my desk shines on me when I write. It is a reminder that dreams do come true, but only if you believe in yourself and you’re willing to work and grow. Being a professional wrestler was my first big dream as a boy. It was all I loved and all I wanted. Though I’ve always had a passion for writing, being in the ring was what I wanted first. And guess what I learned about in pro-wrestling school? Story telling!

Professional wrestling is story telling. It is a performance driven by colorful characters, each with flaws and hopes. The matches are always a story of good versus evil and the endings are always unpredictable. The heroes rise and fall. The battles are won and lost. Always, the audience is captivated and taken away, left wanting more.

Learning to be a professional wrestler, a performer, helped build a foundation for my career as a fiction writer that I feel makes me stronger than most writers. Just as when I step into the ring, I strive to make the characters come alive on the page by making them believable, relatable and most importantly, sympathetic. The reader needs to feel emotionally connected to all the characters, good guys and bad guys, to become fully immersed in the story.

I am confident that readers of my new novel, Karma City, will be immediately pulled in to the story. They’ll be turning pages and left wanting more.

Thank you for hosting me on this blog. In closing I’d like to encourage everyone to work hard while chasing their dreams; always believe and enjoy the journey. I believe that goals and dreams always matter. Never give up on what you love.



Gardner Michael Browning is an award-winning author and professional wrestler. In addition to receiving a New Hampshire Literary Award, two of his novels were part of an international English literacy program for middle grade readers. Browning enjoys classic literature, fishing, playing guitar and spending time with his family.





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**Karma City is on SALE during the book tour for ONLY $0.99!!!**

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Gardner will be awarding a $25 Amazon or B/N GC to a randomly drawn winner via Rafflecopter during the tour.

**This post contains affiliate links and if clicked and a purchase is made, I may receive a small commission to help support this blog.  This does not cost you anything, it just helps pay for all those awesome giveaways on here.**

This contest is sponsored by a third party. Fabulous and Brunette is a registered host of Goddess Fish Promotions.  Prizes are given away by the sponsors and not Fabulous and Brunette. The featured author and Goddess Fish Promotions are solely responsible for the giveaway prize.


  1. Thank you for hosting me on your blog! It is an honor and I'm excited to connect with your followers and discuss the story and anything else! Best wishes to all! (Oh, and if you enjoy the story, please leave a kind review on Amazon. Thank you!)

  2. Thanks so much for sharing a book description and giveaway also. Sounds great!

  3. How many drafts did the story go through before it was published?

  4. Sounds very interesting! Thanks for sharing :)

  5. Thank you for sharing the blurb, this sounds great