5 stars for The Rose Guardian

LibraryThing Early Reviewers Gives 5 stars to The Rose Guardian This is a journey of relationships and relativity as told though the eyes of an artist (and authored by an artist of both color and words). It touches on the relationship of the mother to her children and how her pain attacks them, leaving them marked for life also. It reflects upon the influence of childhood on the adults they become and it allows for a…

A new novel from Lorina Stephens

Now available for pre-order Lorina Stephens‘ new magic realism novel, The Rose Guardian, is now available for pre-order in trade paperback and ebook. What’s it about? Here’s the book blurb: There is a conversation that should have happened between Vi Cotter and her mother. Now it’s too late. But sometimes the dead speak through the legacy they leave, and in this case Vi’s mother bequeaths her, among other things, her journals. Do we sometimes seek absolution from…

Book launch for Caliban

We’re having a book launch for Caliban, by Lorina Stephens. The event, which will feature a reading and book signing, is being hosted by Monigram Coffee Roasters, 16 Ainslie St. S., Cambridge, ON  N1R 3K1, Saturday, March 10, 2018, 6:30 to 8:30 PM. Munchables, coffee and tea will be available for guests. For more details, visit our Facebook event.

Caliban, by Lorina Stephens, now available for pre-order

The wait is over! A new novella from Lorina Stephens releases March 1, 2018, and is now available for pre-order in both print and EPUB. Lorina says, “I began Caliban in the 1980s, wrote it fast and furiously, and abandoned it for several decades. Originally I wanted to tell a story about a character utterly alien to human sensibilities, a character who, by the standards of his universe, was considered ugly, terrifying, bound by symbiosis…

Shadow Song coming soon as audiobook

Shadow Song, by Lorina Stephens, now in production for audiobook, narrated by Susan J. Iannucci Vengeance in the backwoods of Upper Canada Originally published in 2008 as a trade paperback, Shadow Song was later released as an ebook. In March of 2018, Shadow Song will also appear as an audiobook available through Amazon, Audible, and iTunes. An uncle insane with retribution, a midewiwin following a vision, and the girl caught between both worlds, this is the world to which Lorina…