Young Adult

WIN a Copy of The Provider

Jun 29th, 2018 | By

Today is the official release date for John Hunt’s eagerly awaited debut Novel, The Alaskan Chronicles – The Provider. This YA book is set in 2020 and the world is bracing itself for the effects of a huge solar storm.  17 year old Jim Richards is a gawky, unimpressive teenager in Anchorage, Alaska. As chaos descends

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Where fantasy meets SiFi – The Alkoryn Chronicles series

Jan 16th, 2018 | By

The Alkoryn Chronicles take you to a rich alternative world full of its own animals, vegetation and dynamic landscapes, from jungles and deserts to volcanoes. It is a unique world where its axis only allows the sun to shine on one side, leaving the other side in complete darkness. In this world, there are two

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Because I Had To

Jan 10th, 2017 | By

By David Bullit Extract I can’t really say where my distaste—that’s a good word—my distaste for Kasey came from. Maybe it was because of how differently our parents treated us. Actually, that’s not fair. My mom treated us differently. The first time I can remember knowing that there was a difference between Kasey and me

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New from Lodestone – Inside the Palisade

Aug 7th, 2015 | By

What if the sexes were divided by a massive stone wall and you found yourself on the wrong side? Omega has grown up surrounded by women – literally. Inside the palisade, women fall in love, marry and raise daughters, relying on an artificial insemination process known as the Procedure. But something goes horribly wrong. One

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Featured book – Unconditional

Jul 23rd, 2015 | By

Unconditional is a YA romance published by Lodestone A boy like Joe, fresh out of prison and ‘from the wrong side of town’, is out of bounds…especially for straight ‘A’ grade college student Ashley, but she can’t seem to keep away. He’s the one that she wants, and she wants him to be her ‘first’…but

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Extract from Dawn of the Shadowcasters by M. R. Weston

Jun 2nd, 2014 | By

Extract of the prologue of Dawn of the Shadowcasters by M. R. Weston just published by Lodestone Books on May 30th. Prologue I met him today. Stevie Vegas. I was always meant to meet him. Part of the plan – that’s why I was saved – the daughter of a Shadowcaster, no less. I am different now to

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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 Excerpt from Losing it by Ross Gilfillan

Mar 11th, 2014 | By

Losing It The Growing Pains of a Teenage Vampire “It’s a sight seen countless times along the seafront at Whitby, just one more girl kissing one more vampire” 17 is a difficult age for B.J. Neither his three friends, his secretive family nor Roger, the decor-loving football hooligan, can help him in his search to

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Excerpt from Unconditional by Kelly Michelle Lawrence

Feb 2nd, 2014 | By

I love being in love. I love the wallowing and the dreamy sighing and the sheer wanting that goes with it all. In high school, I was in love with a boy called Roderick for four years. I gazed at him from across the classroom, scribbled our names together on my textbooks and on toilet

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