Shadows in the Stone

      Diane Lynn McGyver
Shadows in the Stone

No one sees the threat to Aruam Castle. They are busy following protocol. Corporal Bronwyn Darrow can’t see it but he feels something is wrong. Confused by the actions of others and ordered to focus on his duties, he puts aside his suspicions. The lords of the castle force him to take charge of an orphan, and his world becomes entangled with a mysterious woman who captures more than his attention.Traditional Fantasy in the same vein as Terry BrooksA CHILD IN NEED: Isla stared at the food. She had tasted many types of biscuits in her life, but even the worse tasting ones filled an empty stomach. Her mouth watered. She rubbed the top of her legs and realised her hands trembled; they craved to hold the food.No one sees the threat to Aruam Castle. They are too busy following protocol and their own dreams. Corporal Bronwyn Darrow can’t see it, but he feels something is wrong. Confused by the actions of others and ordered to focus on his duties, he puts aside his suspicions. The lords of the castle force him to take charge of an orphan child, and his world becomes entangled with a mysterious woman who captures more than his attention.Alaura of Niamh, a half-breed enchantress with a deadly past, takes refuge in Bronwyn’s hometown of Maskil. When the two meet, the spell which binds them is stronger than their fears of falling in love. As Alaura’s secrets threaten to separate them forever, outside forces attempt to shatter the security of Aruam Castle and eliminate Bronwyn. The orphan child weaves their lives together and when she is taken, they embark on a perilous journey.SWEET BISCUITS: She put the biscuit between her teeth and took a large bite. The dough rolled around in her mouth as if chocolate on raisins. She’d never tasted a sweeter biscuit. Guarding her mouth, she took another bite. Sensing Tam’s movement, she looked up to find him watching her. She shoved the last bit into her mouth and chewed, savouring the taste. Crumbs stuck in her teeth. She extracted every last one and enjoyed them one more time as she rolled them over her tongue.SCATTERED STONES: RELEASE DATE MAY 6, 2016: Continue the journey started in “Shadows in the Stone” with the second book in the Castle Keepers series.Follow Diane Lynn McGyver into the Land of Ath-o’Lea and live the fantasy. To learn more about her books and future adventures, visit her website.
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    Castle Keepers Vignettes - Volume 01

      Diane Lynn McGyver
Castle Keepers Vignettes - Volume 01

The Castle Keeper vignettes provide a glimpse into the time between Shadows in the Stone and Scattered Stones. You’ll have already met many of the characters, but some you will meet in Scattered Stones.These vignettes are not complete stories, only 300 words of a moment. Volume 01 contains the first twelve in a series of vignettes to be written.Almost five years has passed since Isla of Maura was kidnapped and Bronwyn Darrow left Maskil in search of her. In many ways, not much has happened; the inhabitants of the Land of Ath-o’Lea have continued their daily routine. But if you look deeper into the individual lives you’ll see much has changed in little ways.The Castle Keeper vignettes provide a glimpse into the time between Shadows in the Stone and Scattered Stones. You’ll have already met many of the characters, but some you will meet in Scattered Stones.These vignettes are not complete stories, only 300 words of a moment. Volume 01 contains the first twelve in a series of vignettes to be written.
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    Blade of Truth

      Diane Lynn McGyver
Blade of Truth

"Bronwyn looked down at his food as his mother destroyed his manhood by attempting to defend his inexperience."Innocence Shattered. A young man on the verge of seeing a dream come true is crushed by the most unexpected person.Blade of Truth is a short story that ties into the Castle Keepers series.Bronwyn looked down at his food as his mother destroyed his manhood by attempting to defend his inexperience.Innocence Shattered. A young man on the verge of seeing a dream come true is crushed by the most unexpected person.Blade of Truth is a short story that ties into the Castle Keepers series. Many of the characters who appear in it also appear in “Shadows in the Stone” and “Scattered Stones”.Follow Diane Lynn McGyver into the Land of Ath-o’Lea and live the fantasy.
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    Destiny Governed their Lives

      Diane Lynn McGyver
Destiny Governed their Lives

Although forbidden to read scrolls without permission, Catriona couldn’t help herself and approached the table. She glanced at the open door to the outside, looking for any sign of Sari. There was none.A Loss too Much to Endure. Magic wielded by experienced hands can sometimes lead to disappointment; in the hands of a novice, it can be devastating.Although forbidden to read scrolls without permission, Catriona couldn’t help herself and approached the table. She glanced at the open door to the outside, looking for any sign of Sari. There was none.A Loss too Much to Endure. Magic wielded by experienced hands can sometimes lead to disappointment; in the hands of a novice, it can be devastating.Destiny Governed their Lives is a short story that ties into the Castle Keepers series. Many of the characters who appear in it also appear in Shadows in the Stone and Scattered Stones.Follow Diane Lynn McGyver into the Land of Ath-o’Lea and live the fantasy.
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