Tag Archives: book extract

Giants Dance: Rhyme and Reason… now Book of the Month at Strange Book Reviews

It is always a lovely surprise to find a review of a book. Even better when it is a positive review… Book of the Month and reviewed at Strange Book Reviews It started with a Kite moved through conversations with … Continue reading

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An Extract from Lord of the Elements ~ G. Michael Vasey

Reblogged from The Magical World of G. Michael Vasey: No one objected and so they switched off the lights. It took a while for eyes to accustom themselves to the darkness and refocus on the upturned glass. Time passed. A … Continue reading

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No More Mulberries with Mary Smith

Reblogged from Jessie Cahalin at Books in my Handbag Blog: I was intrigued when Mary Smith asked me if she could present an extract about Afghan food.  Always keen to learn more about food and other cultures, I invited Mary … Continue reading

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Stepping back…

I spent too much of the day twiddling my thumbs in hospital waiting rooms far from home, thanks to the economic logic that sends patients to distant towns, not just for the specialist units…which is understandable… but for routine appointments…which … Continue reading

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The raising of the Egyptian Lazarus – Extract from A Certain Measure of Perfection by Simon J. Kyte

Simon J. Kyte shares an extract from his book, A Certain Measure of Perfection (click the link to visit the Kindle page on Amazon.com) . “At the time of the Restoration, the opening of a locked chest in a remote … Continue reading

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Guest author: Jessica Bakkers – A work in progress…

Sue Vincent has very kindly asked me to write a piece for her site to introduce myself to WordPress. As a relatively newcomer to WP, I am staggered by the incredible kindness and welcoming warmth of the WP community and … Continue reading

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‘Frankly Speaking’ – Don Massenzio shares Chapter 1 of his first book 

Your first book is like your first child. It might not be perfect, but you put a lot of effort into it and hope for the best. Frankly Speaking was published in April of 2014. The idea for the book … Continue reading

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The ninth night…

Draumas Stune A final night he hangs from the Tree, a final night his own spear holds him. What dreams will come… what changes they will bring? He fears the night. He has hung here forever, bleeding yet content in … Continue reading

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A new beginning…

Several years ago a friend asked me to work with him preparing one of his books for publication. The task expanded a little as we worked and eventually, we had a book, The Mystical Hexagram: The Seven Inner Stars of … Continue reading

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