Library of Time is an urban fantasy about a librarian who has walked away from the magical world to make her way in the city of Seattle. She’s hiding a part of a magical library for her long time teacher. What could possibly go wrong? The teacher goes missing under mysterious circumstances, the missing library is being sought by many otherworldly magical beings, and she finds herself on the run. Trying to make sense of what’s going on, she is helped and hindered by allies and friends alike. She will need to put aside her aversion to power and claim her magical inheritance if she is going to survive.
Buy it on Kindle (266 pages) or print edition 330 pages). Hope you enjoy it as much as I did writing it.
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I just got a box of books in the mail; finally I have copies in my hands. What a journey this has been. Galleys seemed to take forever. I kept having to remind myself of Sting’s words about creative projects, something along the lines of “no project is ever finished; at some stage you just need to abandon it”. That’s true in some sense. At least the editor and author can keep on fiddling with commas until doomsday on the ebook but with the print version you just need to commit. No doubt I’ll keep finding tiny comma inconsistencies that will bother me much more than anyone else. Meantime, I’m going to stack up the books and take pictures of my hoard. So satisfying.
What a lovely feeling to have a new story published today. Child of Time is a novella in three parts, inspired by questions from readers who enjoyed my first novel, Library of Time. Fiction is a new departure for me and I’m enjoying the character driven story line.
This sequence started with a foundation story. One reader asked “what happened when Mira threw her brother off a cliff – how did that happen?” I asked my character, who was more than happy to tell me all about it.
“He said he could fly!” Mira said indignantly when her Gran came to find out what had happened.
And who is to say otherwise in a family with such strange and otherworldly magic? Why would she think he was exaggerating? Pushing small girls can be an unpredictable thing when they have strong magic to defend themselves. To find out what happens next, read Child of Time on paperback or kindle today.
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