The High Heeled guide to Enlightenment by Alice Grist

Alice Grist explains her work as ‘a modern Woman s introduction to a world of spirituality and alternative thought’. What it actually does is re-unite the modern, commercially afflicted female with the concepts, ideas, beliefs and practices of the Earth Mother within. Grist clearly explains that there is no need for ditching the comforts of home for a life of solitude in a damp cave far, far away in order…

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Glasshopper by Isabel Ashdown

I have just ordered my copy of Glasshopper from Amazon after reading the first chapter which Isabel posted on Twitter (@IsabelAshdown).  I’m hooked and really looking forward to reading it! You can read the blurb and the first chapter on Isabel’s website.  Not only that, she is also running a competition to win advance copies of her next novel ‘Hurry Up and Wait’ – all you have to do is…

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the memory cage by Ruth Eastham

Alex’s grandfather keeps forgetting things, and Alex has overheard his adoptive parents say that they’re going to put granddad in a home. His grandfather begs Alex to save him from that, and it’s a promise Alex is desperate to keep But Alex once promised his little brother that he would save him, and in the terror of the Bosnian war, he failed.  As Alex struggles to protect his grandfather, he…

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Sigrun’s Secret by Marie-Louise Jensen

‘Their garments are black as night.  They carry torches in their hands, darkness and anger in their heart.  They are coming.’ When a dark family secret is exposed, Sigrun’s peaceful life is shattered.  Forced to pay for her parents’ misdeeds, she finds herself exiled from all she knows – and from the boy she loves – for three long years. Yet more secrets lie ahead; not least the power Sigrun…

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