Hero’s Guide Blog Tour: Meet Ruffian the Blue!

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Today, we are super excited to be hosting a stop on the official blog tour for The Hero’s Guide to Storming the Castle by Christopher Healy — which also happens to be our book of the month!

As our part of the blog tour, we are pleased to be sharing one of the villains of the book (or is he????) … Ruffian the Blue! Later in this post, we’ll have more info on the book and other related activities, PLUS details about a pretty nifty contest. But first, let’s meet Ruffian:

Ruffian the Blue

8-ruffian - CroppedOccupation: The Best Bounty Hunter in the Land

Affiliation: Bounty Hunters Guild of the Thirteen Kingdoms, Northwest Division

Kingdom of Origin: Unknown

Current Residence: Somewhere in Avondell

Family: Daughter (whereabouts unknown)

Longtime Rival: Wiley Whitehair, the Oldest Bounty Hunter in the Land

Likes: Not much
Dislikes: Distractions, interruptions, anybody who tells him to cheer up

Signature Move: The Dead-Aim Dagger Toss

Quote: “Life would be so much easier if you people just learned to stop running away when I come to capture you.” (*sigh*)

Little Known Fact: Over the past eight years, has only had his hood down for a cumulative forty-five minutes.


Check out the other stops on the Hero’s Guide blog tour here!


CONTEST TIME! Along with our friends at Walden Pond Press, we’re giving away signed copies of The Hero’s Guide to Storming the Castle — plus a grand prize of a $200 gift card to the bookstore of your choice!

The contest runs through May 26th, and to enter — you must enter the secret code: Prince Charming.

The first three entrants today will received signed copies of The Hero’s Guide to Storming the Castle and EVERYONE who enters is eligible to win the gift card. Enter the secret code HERE for your chance to win.

Twitter Chat: Join NYT bestselling author Marissa Meyer (Cinder) and Christopher Healy (Hero’s Guide series) for a Twitter Chat on fractured fairy tales — hosted by ME! The chat will take place Monday, June 3rd at 9pm ET/6pm PT using the hashtag #talesretold. There will be giveaways!

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