The first Advanced Reader reviews are in!

Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐ @book_lover296 I really enjoyed this one and was completely enthralled by the world build by Aerin. The world building was fabulous and I loved how the names of each kingdom were based on different things, like herbs, precious stones etc. I thought that Phire was a really strong and independent woman, a fab …
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THE AMETHYST TALISMAN was born just before the COVID pandemic. I’d been gathering ideas since the previous autumn, working out characters, the journey they would take, and how they would all interact. Creating the world happened at the same time as I plotted, along with designing the map, and by the beginning of the year …
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The Amethyst Talisman

My debut Young Adult Fantasy novel, THE AMETHYST TALISMAN, book one in The Cursed Weapons trilogy, published by SmashBear Publishing Join me as we follow the adventures of assassin, Amethyst, and King’s Warrior, Prince Valerian, entering the world of the Five Lands where merciless assassins, legendary gemstones and deadly curses endure. Enjoy!