fantasy

The Willows, Algernon Blackwood

The Willows, Algernon Blackwood

Author: Algernon Blackwood (public domain copyright) Publication Date: 1907 as part of The Listener and Other Stories Note: the following excerpt takes place midway into the short novella and may contain spoilers. They first became properly visible, these huge figures, just within the tops of the bushes–immense, bronze-colored, moving, and wholly independent of the swaying Continue reading The Willows, Algernon Blackwood

Aquarius Rising Part 2: Blood Tide

Aquarius Rising Part 2: Blood Tide

Author: © Brian Burt Type: Series (Aquarius Rising) Publisher: Double Dragon Publishing Publication Date: August 7, 2015 Ordering: Amazon Author Links: Website, Facebook, Twitter, Goodreads Chapter 1: Tombstone Tower Megalops floated in the twilit waters of Juno Reef, in the shadow of the Tombstone Tower, and grieved.  Other Aquarians considered this a sacred place: a Continue reading Aquarius Rising Part 2: Blood Tide

Aquarius Rising Part I: In the Tears of God

Aquarius Rising Part I: In the Tears of God

Author: © Brian Burt Type: Series (Aquarius Rising) Publisher: Double Dragon Publishing Publication Date: April 2013 Ordering: Amazon Author Links: Website, Facebook, Twitter, Goodreads Chapter 1: Birth Day (excerpt) Ocypode dove through the turquoise waters of Tillamook Reef toward the fringes of the celebration.  Revelers floated everywhere.  Strings of limpets, whelks, and periwinkles glittered around Continue reading Aquarius Rising Part I: In the Tears of God

Whisper of the Woods

Whisper of the Woods

Author: © D.G. Driver Publication Date: February 2014 Series: Juniper Sawfeather Series Publisher: Fire and Ice Young Adult Books Ordering: Lulu, Kindle, Smashwords Social Media: Author’s Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Author’s website Excerpt from Chapter Seven The sun had risen and cast a beautiful golden glow over the campsite. Its light hadn’t pierced the canopy of Continue reading Whisper of the Woods

Cry of the Sea

Cry of the Sea

Author: © D.G. Driver Publication Date: February 2014 Series: Juniper Sawfeather Series Awards: 2nd place in the YA category of the 2015 Green Book Festival for environmental themed books Publisher: Fire and Ice Young Adult Books Ordering: Lulu, Kindle, Smashwords Social Media: Author’s Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Author’s website Excerpt – Chapter Three They must be Continue reading Cry of the Sea

The Power at the Bottom of the World

The Power at the Bottom of the World

Author: © J. Zornado Series: 2050: A Future History, Volume II Publisher: Merry Blacksmith Press Publication Date: May 28, 2015 Ordering: See publisher above or Amazon Social Media: J. Zornado Escape from Bellerephon The gods plan, Simon laughs. —The Book of M I The desperate cry of a small voice woke Vilb from a terrible Continue reading The Power at the Bottom of the World

The Islands at the End of the World

The Islands at the End of the World

Author: © Austin Aslan Publisher: Random House Publication Date: September 2014 Social Media: Twitter (@Laustinspace), author blog, Facebook, Kirkus Reviews, Eco-fiction interview C H A P T E R 1 SUNDAY, APRIL 26 They’ve been getting bigger all evening. This one might be too big, but I can’t be choosy. Dad’s waiting on the bluff, Continue reading The Islands at the End of the World