Saturday, 24 October 2015

It all started with the feeling of dread...Book Excerpt 'A Carpet of Purple Flowers'

It all started with the feeling of dread...



Chapter 1
Leave the Past Where It Belongs

Walls and shutters were scrawled with neon graffiti that blinded every time a car sped past. Bea averted her eyes from the glare on hearing a cab driver scream at a drunk for throwing a beer can too close to his car. She watched it roll, rattling across the road, until disappearing into a pile of litter that lay by an over-turned bin. She rested her head against the frame of a bare window above the Victorian bookshop. Here, nothing surprised her, it was to be expected, living in one of the worst parts of South London. Perhaps that’s why she never truly felt like it was home. She wanted nothing more than to go to bed, crawl under the covers and settle down for the night with a mug of sweet tea and a good book, consolation for being stupid, too ready to please, as usual.
All day she’d mentally tormented herself for agreeing to attend Leanne’s party, and now it was too late to cancel. She didn’t want to see Brandon, her ex. The man she had successfully avoided for six months. Damn him! Of course he’ll show up. After all, he’s the birthday girl’s brother. Bea sighed, and the closeness of her warm breath on the cold glass caused an area of the window to mist up. She ran her slender finger over the damp blur of condensation, producing a squeaking sound as she casually drew a large question mark.

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The Weekend "Dark Times" Ft. Ed Sheeran [Official Lyrics]

love and light
Trace
xoxo

Sunday, 18 October 2015

First EVER review of published book! 5 STARS!!! :o)

A Carpet of Purple Flowers


So happy and chuffed with my first EVER review. 
17th October ~ It's real. <3 nbsp="" p="">


love and light
Trace


Excited and nervous ~ publication

The printed proof arrives.

 Dances around box ~ no chanting involved.
Okay, maybe a few squeals. ;o) 
Okay, calm...stay calm...hands caress cover ~ it's real!

The last stage in book production.
Infatuated, joyous author alert!
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Life is crazy, you never know where it'll take you. :o) 
I never thought in a million years that I would write or publish a book. So, if you have whispers in your heart of something begging to be brought to life ~ follow that feeling, it leads to somewhere magical, honest. Believe in yourself and your magic. x

Original proof of cover via PDF ~ September 2015 ~ prior to printing
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Follow your dream, listen to your heart 
~ it's your soul whispering the right path.

love and light
Trace
xoxo