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Book review – Sangre: The Color of Dying by Carlos Colon

  About Sángre: The Color of Dying (Volume 1) Carlos Colón’s first published novel is the story of Nicky Negrón, a Puerto Rican salesman in New York City who is turned into foul-mouthed, urban vampire with a taste for the undesirables of society such as sexual...

A photographic biography – the homes of Alice A. Bailey

Theosophist and Mother of the New Age movement, Alice Ann Bailey (1880-1949) was born into the aristocratic La Trobe-Bateman family. She was born on June 16th, 1880, in Manchester, to Frederick Foster La Trobe-Bateman and Alice Harriet Bateman (nee Holinshed). When Alice was still a...

A Time For Violence Anthology Podcast with T Fox Dunham

What Are You Afraid Of? – Podcast with T Fox Dunham and David Walton NEW EPISODE 115 – CURSE OF THE BLACKTHORN “Author T. Fox Dunham interviews Australia’s noir and horror writer, Isobel Blackthorn. Isobel answers questions about her writing, the state of women authors in...

Alice Bailey featured in New Dawn magazine

alice bailey featured in new dawn magazine
When I contacted New Dawn magazine requesting they review The Unlikely Occultist, my biographical novel of Alice A. Bailey, I was anticipating the usual rejection or no-reply. Instead, I received a pleasing email from the editors inviting me to compose a feature piece on...

Clarissa’s Warning Book Tour Round Up

Book Tour Reflections Is a book tour worth the effort and the expense? This is a question on the minds of many authors as they think about ways to promote a new release. I have nine novels and a short-story collection under my belt so...

Alice Bailey, World Goodwill and the United Nations

I am delighted to share my piece on Alice Bailey, World Goodwill and the United Nations, featured in the March issue of Live Encounters Magazine. Alice Bailey, World Goodwill and the United Nations “Esotericism is concerned with explanations and manipulations of the inner planes of existence....

Book review: The Esoteric Apprentice by Steven Chernikeeff

  About The Esoteric Apprentice Students of the Ageless Wisdom brought together for dynamic group work in Twelve Formation. This is their story…   A story of hope, frustration, and achievement.   This is the story of the Twelves Group and I was the Esoteric Apprentice.   My thoughts The Esoteric Apprentice is a...

Book review: The Stars in the Night by Clare Rhoden

About The Stars in the Night Harry Fletcher is a confident young man. Harry’s sure that he will marry Nora MacTiernan, no matter what their families say. He’s certain that he will always be there to protect Eddie, the boy his father saved from the gutters...

Book Review: A Greater God by Brian Stoddart

  About A Greater God (Superintendent Le Fanu Mysteries Book 4) Muslims are being murdered and communal tensions escalating as Superintendent Chris Le Fanu returns, reluctantly, to 1920s Madras from the Straits Settlements. He comes under fire, literally and figuratively, as more Muslims and policemen are killed by revolutionaries...

Book review: Esme’s Wish by Elizabeth Foster

 About Esme’s Wish  When fifteen-year-old Esme Silver objects at her  father’s wedding, her protest is dismissed as the  action of a stubborn, selfish teenager. Everyone else has accepted the loss of Esme’s mother, Ariane – so why can’t she?But Esme is suspicious. She is sure...