Creative Writing News is pleased to announce that we will be hosting the online book tour for Guardian of the Fall. Don’t miss this chance to win a free copy of this amazing novel.

The book was written by Umari Ayim and was published in Nigeria by Quramo Publishing Limited in February 2017.

The tour will start on the 15th of May 2017 here at Creative Writing News and will go on for the rest of the week. Please see the poster below for other tour hosts and the full schedule.

Readers will have the opportunity to interact with the author, ask their questions and make their reviews. At the end of the tour, 5 lucky readers will be selected for the giveaway and will win copies of the novel.

Guardian of the Fall is set in Agbokim village, Cross River state. Its titular character, the Guardian, is a deity of some sort who is also the keeper of a picturesque forest and waterfall in Agbokim village.Through dreams and visions, The Guardian attempts to match make its messenger Erom, with a developer, Ken, who wants to build a resort near the falls. This story makes us ask the question – how real and true is human love if it is predestined and fated by the gods?

This book is Umari Ayim’s second novel.

She is an award winning writer, lawyer and poet.

Her first book Twilight at Terracotta Indigo won the ANA/NDDC Flora Nwapa Prize for Women Writing in 2011. Her collection of poems, Inside My Head, won the ANA Poetry Prize in 2012. She has been featured in leading newspapers and blogs regularly at

You can purchase a copy on Konga or read an excerpt here.

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