Archive for May 2014

Extract From Mirror Image by Beth Murray

May 30th, 2014 | By

Extract from chapter 8 of Mirror Image by Beth Murray. Out from Cosmic Egg June 27th.  Jack read from the journal, not realising that he was reading aloud. Maggie stood by the door, unobserved by her husband, her face growing paler as she listened to the words he spoke, tears making their tracks down her

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Time Sphere by Murray Morison – Cretan Genesis of A Spiritual Adventure Story

May 29th, 2014 | By

This blog post is by Murray Morison, author of Time Sphere, our 30th May by Lodestone books. View the trailer here! Cretan Genesis of a spiritual adventure story Living in Greece opens the creative spirit to new possibilities. After I had moved with my wife and daughter to Athens the idea for a novel came

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Treat Yourself to a Peek at an excerpt from ‘Origin’ The Spine Tingling New Release from Author, Colleen Douglas

May 28th, 2014 | By

Malphas’s legs quivered from exhaustion and pain. Chained facing the back wall of his cell, he tried to rest his chest against it to lessen the strain on his legs, tried to ignore the tension in his shoulders and neck. The tears came, slow and silent at first, then building into rib-squeezing, racking sobs of

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AlphaNumeric by Nicolas Forzy

May 28th, 2014 | By

Blog post by Nicolas Forzy, author of AlphaNumeric – out by Lodestone soon! And you can watch the trailer here. ‘AlphaNumeric’ is a science-fiction fantasy adventure that takes place in a world where numbers and letters are alive. When a reckless dyslexic teenager accidentally arrives there, it triggers a prophecy that plunges the two rival

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Monster Hunter’s Manual by Jessica Penot, sneak preview!

May 21st, 2014 | By

It had taken us three airplane rides to get to Poitiers and I felt completely lost. When we got off this airplane, I felt even more lost. All the signs were in French and no one spoke any English. We wandered this way and that until we found our way to customs. An angry looking

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Throwaways by Jenny Thomson

May 21st, 2014 | By

I’ve written stories, ever since I was little and always used to keep a diary. One of my first ever sales was a short story to Jackie magazine when I was 15. A friend of the family cashed the cheque and posted the money through the letterbox. It was such an exciting moment finding £60

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Wild Journeys in Search of Knowledge – Tony Cleaver

May 17th, 2014 | By

Imagine a well: a deep, dark, disused hole in the ground, empty except for a few puddles that collect at the bottom and the occasional flies that buzz around down there in curiosity. Enough flies, in fact, to feed a small colony of pale-skinned, big-eyed frogs. For these creatures at the bottom of the well,

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An Interview With Lodestone Author Annika Jensen

May 16th, 2014 | By

Midnight Meanders is a young adult fiction novel about mental illness and faith in teenagers. What inspired you? The lack of awareness of mental illnesses and the problems they cause, particularly in younger people. I’ve experienced them in myself and in other people, and I’ve seen impacts ranging from cutting to eating disorders to suicide.

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A Taster of Time Sphere, by Murray C. Morison. Out this month!

May 15th, 2014 | By

England – about now “Ouch … stop! Stop it, you furry monster!” I sat cross-legged on my bed, having finished with homework. Jester, intrigued by the 10 little grey mice at the end of my feet, pounced. His claws went right through my socks. “Ow.” I pushed the cat onto the floor but he jumped

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An Interview With Soul Rocks Author Helen Noble

May 15th, 2014 | By

What is your book(s) about in thirty words!  Scorpio Moons is an insight into the secret worlds of passionate, driven women who summon the physical and spiritual and strength to face their demons and forge their own destinies. What inspired you to write it? I wanted to explore and illustrate, in an entertaining way, the

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