We are pleased to share the cover for our next release, “Dark Days” by Leonie Rogers (@). Book 2 in the Albatar Chronicles, the book follows on from “Amethyst Pledge”.
The cover is again done by the talented Jade Zivanovic of Steam Power Studios.
Today ‘Petrichor’ was released, and its already been attracting excellent reviews. A very small sample includes:
- “Petrichor was a quick and entertaining read…Although it was heartbreaking to read at times, this book did an amazing job at transforming it’s characters as the story progressed.” — Andy Fernández
- “We feel the despair when the rains do not come, the tension within the family, and Clayton trying to make things right-the way things were before Davo died.” –
- “I finally found a book that my little sister could read. When ever I’m reading she’s always bugging me and asking if she can read what I read but at last I have found the perfect book.” –
- “There is a deeply profound message in this story. One of the inner turmoil and suffering of the loss of family , and the hope that eventually they will overcome the darkness that lies within.” – Karla Kay
The ARCs are out (Advanced Reader Copies) and we’re busily liaising with Henry Roi PR to get the news out there about the book before the release date.
Between them, the death of Clayton’s older brother, and the drought’s Red King, has almost broken Clayton’s father. Guided by the magical creature Waringa, Clayton embarks on a quest to free the rain spirits captured by the Red King. But his efforts draw the ire of his father, even as memories of Clayton’s role in his brother’s death begin to emerge.
A sample of the book, information, and reviews is available at: https://www.haguepublishing.com/sample/Petrichor.html, and pre-order is now available for both the ebook and paperback.
Australian author Ruth Fox’s The Bridges’ Trilogy comes to a final, triumphant conclusion with the release of book 3 in the series – The Wall Between the Worlds.
The Bridges’ Trilogy by Ruth Fox
‘On a night of frost and ice, Cari falls from the sky, cast out of her world and into ours – and Australia’s Cassidy Heights will never be the same. For the secrets Cari bears are more dangerous than Jake, Keira, and Mikhal could possibly imagine.’
Praise for previous books in the series
“ … beautifully written with intriguing world building …” Christina – Ensconced in Fiction
“I love … its delicious mix of genres; allegory, family story, fantasy, science fiction. …” Readalot
“I heartily recommend this book at any reader who enjoys something a bit out of the general line.” Sally Odgers, Children’s and Teen Fiction Author
“Recommended for any science fiction or fantasy reader of any age. The author has created a world that is captivating, beautiful and dangerous all at the same time.” Geneva Handleman – Amazon Reviewer
“Here we have a second book of great world building” MartyAnne – Goodreads Reviewer
All books are available from your favourite on-line store,
on order from your local bookshop,
or direct from the publisher.
A combined eBook edition
(The Bridges’ Trilogy)
is available from all on-line stores
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Book 1: The City of Silver Light
It’s an unusually cold winter, but 15-year-old Jake is more concerned with the ice forming in his dad’s new relationship and the fact the girl he likes is dating his best friend.
And now his elderly neighbour is acting even weirder than usual. Could life get any more confusing?
Then Jake finds Cari, lost and alone. Who is she? What has she got to do with the sudden frost, and the silver city that has appeared in the sky? And what does his elderly neighbour, Mrs Henders, know about it all?
But the secrets Cari bears are more dangerous than Jake can ever imagine. And the fate of our entire world – and that of the City of Silver Light – now rests in their hands.
Keira Leichman spent the night of the wild snowstorm that struck Australia’s Cassidy Heights injured and alone. But what really happened that night? Not even Keira can be sure. What she does know is that she’s been having strange dreams since the accident, and she’s stuck with a broken ankle and the possibility of never playing soccer again. That is, until she finds Jake’s telescope, and is drawn across the bridge of ice to Shar.
Now Keira is marooned in the City of Silver Light with Daniel, Jake’s younger brother, with no way to get home. But that is the least of their worries, for the secrets they discover in Shar are more dangerous than Kiera could ever have imagined.
Australia’s Cassidy Heights is still recovering from the freak snowstorm that wreaked so much havoc two months before, but Mikhal has his own problems. All he wants to do is play his guitar but he’s failing every subject at school, and he’s just punched his best friend. And now his friends, Jake and Keira, are hiding something from him.
When Sharna Devon is assigned to tutor him, he can’t think of anything worse – until his mother decides he needs to help out with her charity work. But soon he and Sharna are dragged into the mystery Jake and Keira are working so hard to hide. Cari is still trapped between the worlds, and Cassidy Heights is in terrible danger.
It’s not going to be easy, but they have to stop the boundaries between the worlds collapsing before it’s too late, and perhaps Mikhal’s music may offer the solution.
Leonie Roger’s ‘Amethyst Pledge’ is now available for pre-order, from your preferred online ebook supplier, or your local bookshop.
Release date is 17 April
A sample is available at: http://haguepublishing.com/sample/AmethystPledge.html