A to Z Blogging

Ember Stone Book Review

Ember Stone: Book 1 of The Ember Files Author Shari MarshallOriginally published in 2022 through Twin Horseshoes PublishingPreviously Available in eBook and print (mass market edition is 388 pages)Book 1 in what will eventually be a trilogyHumorous | Kidnapping Thrillers | Women’s Fiction Rejected Heritage ▪ Hostile Magic ▪ Incompatible Worlds A rescue mission on… Continue reading Ember Stone Book Review

Coffee Blog

Sweet is at war with bitter

My coffee brand this morning is Cookie Jar Coffee. The flavour takes its lead from the salted caramel cookie. The cookie is chewy, but I know that won’t be part of my coffee experience today because I lack cookies. The coffee is a deep darkness in my mug. Sweet vanilla-caramel smell wars with the fragrance… Continue reading Sweet is at war with bitter

Coffee Blog

A coffee mug created in the manner of Terry Pratchett’s Discworld suitcase . . .

It all started on a morning very much like this one with a strange crystal-like mist plugging the air. The sun fought and failed to break through the gloom. My ivory pumpkin-shaped coffee mug sat on the table before me empty, and me to desolate to rise and fill go fill it. So, we (me… Continue reading A coffee mug created in the manner of Terry Pratchett’s Discworld suitcase . . .

The Ember Files

Revised, altered, revamped

A revised edition of The Ember Stone is being released in early 2023. I hoping for January, but I suspect February is a more realistic time frame and it will be just ahead of Chimera and Curses release date. Now, why a revision, you ask? As an author, I have learned a few things since The Ember… Continue reading Revised, altered, revamped

The Ember Files

Sample Chapter & Big News for 2023

Embrace your magic! Are you curious about The Ember Stone, but not sure if you are ready to commit to a purchase? You can download a sample chapter at no monetary cost, keep reading . . . Some things you might already know about this first book in The Ember Files Series: ▪ Fiction |… Continue reading Sample Chapter & Big News for 2023

The Ember Files

Cover Reveal – Chimera and Curses

Chimera and Curses is Book 2 of The Ember Files. I have a project release date of March 2023. Shattered Secrets ▪ Malevolent Life Forms ▪ Perilous Missions With Kori’s growing confidence she accepts her first high-risk mission to find a magical creature whose power, in the wrong hands, can dominate the world. Chimera and… Continue reading Cover Reveal – Chimera and Curses

A to Z Blogging

Marshmallow – This post offers a teaser for my upcoming novel.

2022 A to Z posts have been reserved for descriptive 100 word posts. However, today’s post is a modified excerpt from Chapter 18 of “The Ember Files.” “…His soft skinned hands are pushing and pulling a gummy thread of magic. I goggle at him when he bobs his head down and takes a bite of… Continue reading Marshmallow – This post offers a teaser for my upcoming novel.