Quest for Leviathan by Amanda Tero *Blog Tour

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Are sea monsters a real thing? What about fire-breathing dragons? According to the Bible, there is a fire-breathing sea creature who really existed: the leviathan. Amanda Tero brings this dragon to life in her newest short story, “Quest for Leviathan.” Join Anath and his crew of ninety-nine rowers as they face the waves of the Mediterranean Sea and the power of Leviathan.

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Leviathan took the life of Anath’s father. Anath has spent three years preparing for the voyage that will end the threat of Leviathan. Yet as the Valor launches into the depths of the Mediterranean, an inward quest also begins, taking Anath to depths he is not willing to face.

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Title: Quest for Leviathan

Series (if applicable): N/A, short story and stand-alone as of right now.

Author: Amanda Tero

Publisher (if applicable): N/A, indie-author

Genre(s): Historical Fiction, Christian Fiction, Biblical Fiction, Christian, Short Stories, Fiction

Recommended Age: Other than a few mentions of injuries, I’d say all ages could read this!

My Rating: three point five stars

My Review:

I think this was an interesting topic for the author to write about. I’ve never read anything like this, to be honest. It’s set in Job’s time, and although we really don’t have much information on that, Miss Tero wrote it wonderfully. I really think it’s amazing to know a fire-breathing creature existed a long time ago, but it’s so weird that nothing like that is in this time now.

Anath was, overall, an okay character. He had been dealing with the Leviathan for a long time, especially after his father had died from it. I do feel that his character was underdeveloped, but he was a believable character in that time period overall and that mattered quite a bit to me.

I think the story was a little too short. It ended kind of abruptly, and I wished we could have seen some more action or how he was dealing with his spiritual journey a while longer. What I really loved was how Miss Tero weaved in verses from the book of the Bible, Job. I didn’t even realize that until she mentioned it.

There aren’t any content warnings I can think of, other than some mentions of broken bones or missing limbs, etc, which would make this a perfect read for all ages!



Amanda is giving away TWO print copies of “Quest for Leviathan” to one winner — one for you, and one for your friend!

About the Author

Amanda Tero began her love for words at a young age — reading anything she could get her hands on and penning short stories as young as age eight. Since graduation, she has honed her writing skills by dedicated practice and study of the writing craft. She began her journey of publication with a few short stories that she had written for her sisters and continued to add to her collection with other short stories, novellas, and novels. It is her utmost desire to write that which not only pleases her Lord and Savior, but also draws the reader into a deeper relationship with Jesus Christ. Here are some websites you can find her at:



Follow the rest of the blog tour:

June 8

With a Joyful Noise (Release Day Post)

Resting Life (Spotlight, Review)

The World of the Writer (Review)

Authoring Arrowheads (Review)

Purely by Faith Review (Review, Interview)

June 9

Victoria’s Book Nook (Spotlight, Review, Giveaway)

Bekah’s Books (Spotlight, Review, Interview)

June 11

Clothed with Scarlet (Spotlight, Review, Giveaway)

Reveries Reviews (Review)

June 12

Chosen Vessels (Spotlight, Review)

My Purple Pen (Review)

Read Another Page (Review)

June 13

Once Upon an Ordinary (Review)

Maidens for Modesty (Review)

Yahweh Sisters (Review)

June 14

Honey Rock Hills (Review)

Life of Heritage Corner (Spotlight, Review, Interview, Giveaway)

Kaylee’s Kind of Writes (Review, Interview)

June 15

The Red-Hooded Writer (Review)

Blossoms and Blessings (Spotlight, Review, Interview, Giveaway)

Lit Aflame (Review, Interview)

June 16

The Left-Handed Typist (Review)

Encouraging Words from the Tea Queen (Review, Interview, Giveaway)

June 18

Great Books for God’s Girls (Review, Interview)

Peculiar Miss Darcy (Character Interview)

June 19

Done in Love (Spotlight, Review, Interview, Giveaway)

Creating Romance (Spotlight, Review, Giveaway)

June 20

Keturah’s Korner (Review, Interview)

Rock and Minerals 4 Him (Spotlight, Review, Giveaway)

June 21

A Baker’s Perspective (Review, Giveaway, Character Spotlight)

Christian Author: A.M. Heath (Review, Interview)

June 22

Writings, Ramblings, and Reflections (Review)

Views from the Window Friend (Review)

Hunting for Truth (Spotlight, Review, Giveaway)

June 23

Reading on the Edge (Spotlight)

Summer Snowflakes (Review, Giveaway)

June 25

With a Joyful Noise (Giveaway Winner Announced)

I received this book from the author in exchange for an honest review. I was not obligated to give a positive one. This review was written in my own words and opinions. Check out my Amazon Afflilate Link and Reviewer Disclaimer pages.


5 thoughts on “Quest for Leviathan by Amanda Tero *Blog Tour

  1. I’m not sure I’ve read anything about Leviathan, either. 😉 It’s not often in stories, and the era is likewise foreign.


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