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Tag: destiny

January 21, 2018
Thwarted Revenge

A short story about the power of love The crystal sarcophagus had spun slowly in its wide orbit for a million years. It was meant to be an eternal incarceration. However a stray asteroid bumped it minutely off course and now the Earth’s Sun was pulling it back to where it began. The frozen corpse […]

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March 25, 2016
What do a pillar, a dream and an ancient battle have in common?

This is Forthill in Enniskillen, Northern Ireland, and it sets the scene for the opening of my new novel. Under the Cole Monument, that white tower with the statue of a man on top, is a suspected ancient throne of an eternal queen. Eternal because she was crowned after she died in a battle. This […]

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February 17, 2015
Meet the Characters - Einarr

We meet Einarr as a sixteen year old son of an Irish astrologer and adviser to kings. He then takes us via his writings, which he learned from his father, on his pursuit of a treasure. As it turns out (Spoiler alert!) the treasure he seeks is not one of gold or silver but of […]

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May 30, 2013
What is Metaphysical Fantasy?

What is Metaphysical Fantasy? My recently published fantasy novel, "Pursuit", is classified as Metaphysical Fantasy. I have seen other books using this classification which really don't fit. Often such books do not have a metaphysical component. So what exactly is Metaphysics? The Wikipedia definition: Metaphysics is a traditional branch of philosophy concerned with explaining the […]

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