For my tenth birthday, my aunt and uncle gave me several interesting books, one of which was A White Horse with Wings by Anthea Davis. Printed in 1968, it is a collection of stories, most of which are retellings of fairy tales and myths. I read them many times through out my childhood. And one …

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November 11th might the official release date for Lumina and the Goblin King, but the pre-order is already up on Amazon! You can find it here: https://www.amazon.com/Lumina-Goblin-King-Cari-Jones-ebook/dp/B08LSQFM86/ref=sr_1_3?dchild=1&keywords=Lumina+and+the+Goblin+King&pldnSite=1&qid=1603734039&s=digital-text&sr=1-3 This is my first ebook, and I confess it was more than a little frustrating at times. There may have even been tears and swear words involved on …

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My previous posts spoke mostly of goblins, but they are not the only ones you’ll meet in the story of Lumina and the Goblin King. There are also other fairies and elementals that play a part. The four (sometimes five) elements have long played a part in ancient folklore and alchemy, and elementals were often …

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It is unwise to steal from goblins… In order to save a dying silver kitten, a kind-hearted sprite makes a desperate decision. A choice that will change her life forever. Because all debts come due eventually… and a debt to the Goblin King is no small thing. Caught up in an age-old enmity, can Lumina …

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I hope you’ve found the posts interesting so far! Of course, there are many, many, many more goblins which I did not mention (no offence intended!). This is the final post of The Goblin Host, but next week’s will be about one of my favorite goblins – the phooka – shapeshifting tricksters of which there …

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To pick up where we left off… Shellycoat – a water bogie who haunts the coasts and rivers of Scotland, so named because of the coat of shells he wears. He finds great fun in leading travelers astray, although he is most often considered to be mischievous rather than malevolent. Cu Sith – Fairy dogs …

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“The hall opened up before her, golden and bright. Dancers filled its jasper floors, swirling between the agate pillars. The whole of her vision was consumed by them as they gamboled past. Their vague features were smudged and undefined, revealed only in flashes. A kaleidoscope of pictures falling like leaves before her eyes; a donkey’s …

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