The Heart Stone Chronicles

Kevin Cooper is back! I received a heartfelt review today which made my day! Thank you, Kevin Cooper! ❤

Author & Songwriter Kevin Cooper

Fourteen-year-old Abigale Forester, recently orphaned and a ward of the State of Illinois moves from Chicago to Florida to live with her aunt, her last living relative. Magnolia Forester becomes her legal Guardian, and together they claim an ancient inheritance; land that belonged to Abby’s mother’s family for generations.

Holding onto the only piece of her mother Abby has left, a calcite pendant and her mother’s most sacred possession, she discovers the truth of her legacy. The pendant is more significant than she could possibly imagine. Forged from a giant mystical heart-shaped stone found on the very swamp land Abby now owns, it holds the power of her ancestors.

But with that power comes greater responsibility, one that pits her against Rafe Cobb, a greedy land developer, who will stop at nothing to own Abby’s swamp land.

As Abby learns to be part of a family again and explores her…

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The Heart Stone Chronicles: The Swamp Fairy, by Author Colleen M. Chesebro

A magnificent Monday surprise. Many thanks to Karen for this lovely review. ❤

Once Upon a Time....

This mystical story is bound to capture your heart. Abigale Forester is only fourteen years old, recently orphaned, and has been sent to live with her Aunt Magnolia Forester, a woman she has never met, and is now her legal Guardian. Abigale was born with mystical gifts, inherited from her mother, along with a few hundred acres of swamp land that has been handed down for generations in her family.

This is no ordinary swamp. It is a place where mystical things happens, another realm, that is critical for the safety of mankind. Abigale has no idea what this has to do with her, but she will soon find out. In the meantime, a corrupt, greedy, and wealthy man as plans of his own to destroy the swamp and possibly Abigale and her aunt, as a form of revenge.

Danger is everywhere for Abigale as she tries to adjust to…

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Conversations With Colleen: Meet Author, Sally Cronin

Hello everyone! This week I'm happy to bring you an author we all know and love, Sally Cronin. Sally is a fixture in our blogging community who supports authors in every stage of the game. Her blog, Smorgasbord Blog Magazine, is a blog magazine for lovers of health, food, books, music, humor, and life in general. … Continue reading Conversations With Colleen: Meet Author, Sally Cronin

Colleen’s 2018 #Book #Reviews – “Tales from the Irish Garden,” by Author, Sally Cronin

Title: Tales from the Irish Garden Amazon Author Page: Sally Cronin Illustrated by: Donata Zawadzka Publication Date: September 24, 2018 Formats: Paperback & Kindle Genres: Romance, Fantasy Goodreads IN THE AUTHOR’S WORDS: "The queen of Magia and her court have fled their sun-filled Spanish homeland and the palace beneath the magnolia tree. Arriving on the backs of geese and … Continue reading Colleen’s 2018 #Book #Reviews – “Tales from the Irish Garden,” by Author, Sally Cronin

Celebrate International Fairy Day: June 24, 2018

HAPPY SUMMER SOLSTICE & International Fairy Day! As a tribute to the Summer Solstice, my first book of poetry and short stories has become a reality. Fairies, Myths, & Magic ~ A Summer Celebration is now available on Amazon. From June 21st through June 27th, this book will be featured at the introductory price of $.99! … Continue reading Celebrate International Fairy Day: June 24, 2018

Happy Summer Solstice: Fairies, Myths, & Magic ~ A Summer Celebration Available NOW!

  HAPPY SUMMER SOLSTICE! I've planned this day out in my mind for over a year... Today, as a tribute to the Summer Solstice, my first book of poetry and short stories has become a reality. Fairies, Myths, & Magic ~ A Summer Celebration is now available on Amazon. From June 21st through June 27th, this … Continue reading Happy Summer Solstice: Fairies, Myths, & Magic ~ A Summer Celebration Available NOW!

The Faery Folklorist: The Fairy Folk of the Cairngorms

Have you ever heard about The Fairy Folk of the Cairngorms? No? You will want to visit this blog. Here's what you will read about: Folklore from the Cairngorms, including Fairy Sweethearts, Green Fairy Dogs, Kelpies, Brownies, and Well Spirits Grab a cup of coffee or tea and experience the magic! ❤ Click this link: https://faeryfolklorist.blogspot.co.uk/2018/04/the-fairy-folk-of-cairngorms.html

The Awakening of the Fey

April 5, 2018, Carrot Ranch prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write a silly sun story. Up north, “sun silly” is the energetic and playful response to returning sunlight. It could also be an April Fool’s jest, a silly story, or a reaction to spring fever. Be silly and write playfully! Go where the … Continue reading The Awakening of the Fey

Talking about the Faeries

There’s fairy magic afoot! Check it out! ❤

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I was recently invited on to Charles Christian‘s Weird Tales Radio Show to discuss some aspects of the faeries. The links are below, and the interview begins at 05.14. What did we talk about?

  • Morgan le Fay and Arthuriana
  • The origins of the faeries
  • Altered states of consciousness and the faeries
  • Are they supposed to have wings?
  • Elves vs Faeries
  • Faerie or Fairy?
  • Brian Froud, Alan Lee and The Lord of the Rings film (where I forgot the name of the director Peter Jackson!)
  • The Fairy Investigation Society and modern faerie encounters
  • Syd Barrett

Download at Paranormal UK Radio Network

Stream at Weird Tales Radio Show, episode #15

Stream at Weird Tales Radio Show You Tube channel

Thanks to Charles for inviting me on to the show.

Faery Princess by Brian Froud-2 From Brian Froud and Alan Lee’s “Faeries”

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“The Fairy Witches,” A #Tanka

The prompt words for my Weekly Tanka Tuesday Poetry Challenge are charm and time, from which to find your synonyms. For charm, I'm using sorcery, and for time, I'm using spells. The Fairy Witches   Ancient sorcery - spells shared to nourish others, a benevolence toward well being, not gain my love shared, rewards received. © … Continue reading “The Fairy Witches,” A #Tanka