The Magic of Stories has recently started our own eBay Store. There are lots of books for sale on eBay, so what makes this a little different? They are mainly all pocketbook novellas that come with a personal letter from the author as well as a free bookmark.Prices are low and most of them, if… Continue reading Something Different This Christmas
SALAMIS A new novel by one of the most acclaimed writers of alternate history in the world; a New York Times bestselling author who has been crowned as ‘the Master of Alternate History’ by Publisher Weekly and has won virtually every major award associated with the genre. Salamis is the fifth (standalone) novel in Harry… Continue reading The newest epic by New York Times Bestseller, Harry Turtledove
Benedict Archer, who is manager of Thornton Antiques in Melbourne and who has been secretly helping Alexandra learn more about her family business, is also invited. Alexandra asks Benedict and Edith Blackburn, her friend since childhood, to be with her when she approaches her father.When Edith claims that Benedict is in love with her, Alexandra… Continue reading The Dragon Sleeps by Ellen Read
Description What has possessed the normally level-headed Isabelle to abandon her childhood friend among strangers and make a madcap dash across windswept moors in a frantic search for help? Two months earlier - the summer of 1856 - and the two girls are eagerly anticipating a stay at the imposing Blakefields Mansion in the West… Continue reading Blakefields Mansion by Jen Smith and Clive West
Description A harsh tale of marital inequality set in Grimsby, England in the Victorian era. Recently widowed with no children to inherit her husband’s estate Blossom finds herself destitute and thrown into the clutches of a workhouse matron. Stripped of her clothes and her dignity, she’s forced into servitude. But worse still are the screams… Continue reading The Ghost of Grym by Michelle Connor
Description Autumn 1856 and young and feisty Isabelle Sedgeford runs terrified from Blakefields Mansion, leaving behind her friend Abigail who has fallen in love with a schemer and is being held prisoner for her own protection. The two girls had expected an introduction to society, and possibly romance, but instead they walked into a hotbed… Continue reading Blakefield’s Mansion by Jen Smith and Clive West
In 1886, Bexar County rancher Mike Callahan goes for his yearly pilgrimage to honor the father he lost in the battle of the Alamo. While he is there on the fiftieth anniversary of the fall of the Alamo, his wife Rose is kidnapped. He leads a posse of men, including the county sheriff, in an… Continue reading The Yellow Rose, a story of the Wild West by Wesley Tallant
Descrption When a young woman who has been missing for months turns up battered and bloodied, lying next to a headless corpse, the police are convinced that she is the killer - but why? The only clue is the murder weapon, an ancient sword dating from the 6th century, that has police and historians baffled.… Continue reading Between Worlds by P. J. Roscoe
by Karen J Mossman
Ever wondered what Electric Eclectic books are? Seen the name around? Well this is an article direct from the horse’s mouth, as they say.
I write for them. I have those stories in my drawer.
Being a busy author/blogger amongst many other things, I often want to read a shorter book, and discovered new authors. I’ve then gone on toread their novels.
Elizabeth Horton Newton is a great example. Her novels are terrific, just what I love reading.
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Recently, we have seen an increase in the number of people asking who or what is Electric Eclectic.
So, it is the question I shall answer here.
Technically, Electric Eclectic is a decentralised international co-operative alliance, managed by members in various countries around the globe, forming a strong branded synergy of collaborative association specialising in authorship, book branding, publishing, marketing and promotions.
Okay, I hear you say, but what does that all mean?
The best way for me to answer that question is to give a little history of Electric Eclectic.
A few years ago, I was browsing the net, looking for some books to read.
A simple task.
Well, no, not really. As I searched I quickly realised this was a bit of a minefield.
Not only is there a plethora of titles on major bookstores websites, but there are also books on offer, or discounted, or offering gifts…
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DescriptionWhat if your future was the past? 1946, and Claire Randall goes to the Scottish Highlands with her husband Frank. It’s a second honeymoon, a chance to learn how war has changed them and to re-establish their loving marriage. But one afternoon, Claire walks through a circle of standing stones and vanishes into 1743, where… Continue reading Outlander by Diana Gabaldon