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Alice A. Bailey: Life & Legacy acquired by Shooting Star Press

alice a. bailey: life & legacy acquired by shooting star press
I am thrilled to announce my full biography of Alice A. Bailey has just been acquired by Shooting Star Press!  This comes after many weeks of turbulence as the original edition released on 7 May 2020 was withdrawn from sale. The matter that caused the...

Book Review: Last Year, When We Were Young by Andrew J McKiernan

book review: last year, when we were young by andrew j mckiernan
Here’s my review of yet another terrific collection of horror shorts, this time from an award-winning Australian horror writer, Andrew J. McKiernan. “WINNER: 2014 AHWA Australian Shadows Award, Collected Work ‘Last Year, When We Were Young’ brings together 16 tales that defy conventions of genre and...

Book Review: Slow Down by Lee Matthew Goldberg

book review: slow down by lee matthew goldberg
How far would you go to make your dreams come true? For budding writer and filmmaker Noah Spaeth, being a Production Assistant in director Dominick Bambach’s new avant-garde film isn’t enough. Neither is watching Dominick have an affair with the lead actress, the gorgeous...

Book Review: The Girl Who Found the Sun by Matthew S. Cox

book review: the girl who found the sun by matthew s. cox
About The Girl Who Found the Sun It started with the insects. The mass die-offs had been a warning unheeded. Before society realized the danger, the Earth had inexorably begun a transformation into a place where life could not survive. A small group found shelter in...

Book Review: Auxiliary: London 2039 by Jon Richter

book review: auxiliary: london 2039 by jon richter
About Auxiliary: London 2039 London is quiet in 2039—thanks to the machines. People stay indoors, communicating through high-tech glasses and gorging on simulated reality while 3D printers and scuttling robots cater to their every whim. Mammoth corporations wage war for dominance in a world where human...

Book Review: Amelie Trott and the Earth Watchers by Morya Irving

book review: amelie trott and the earth watchers by morya irving
About Amelie Trott and the Earth Watchers When would-be author, Amelie Trott, meets a ten foot tall stranger on the stairs she is faced with an impossible challenge: to rescue her family home from the clutches of the devious Bottomley-Slighs. However, she is soon to...

On the Vital Importance of Social Distancing and Covid 19

on the vital importance of social distancing and covid 19
An epidemiologist at Emory University in the USA explains why Social Distancing is So Important “As an infectious disease epidemiologist, at this point I feel morally obligated to provide some information on what we are seeing from a transmission dynamic perspective and how they apply...

Book Review: Prophet’s Journey by Matthew S Cox

book review: prophet’s journey by matthew s cox
  About Prophet’s Journey (Prophet of the Badlands)  Althea struggles to adapt to an unexpected twist in her life—not being kidnapped in six whole months.The strange police from the faraway city claim the abilities she thought of as magic are really ‘psionics,’ and say she is...

Coronavirus and the Trauma of Captivity

coronavirus and the trauma of captivity
We’d be forgiven for describing 2020 as a Biblical year. It’s only March and we have already seen among other disasters unprecedented apocalyptic bushfire in Australia, vicious storms and wide scale flooding in Europe and plagues of locusts across East Africa, and now a...

New Release: Alice Bailey Biography

new release: alice bailey biography
I’m delighted to announce the forthcoming full biography of Alice Bailey, to be released on Wesak 7 May 2020 thanks to my obliging publisher.     The Kindle edition is available for pre-order. http://mybook.to/alicebailey Paperback coming soon….   I have created a dedicated Facebook group for those who want to...