on Wednesday the 17th there was a knock at the door........... "Stonewylde!! my new book!!!" I thought.
I opened the door and there stood my lovely neighbour 'B' with my copy of Magus of Stonewylde in her hands, the first in the Stonewylde series by Kit Berry. "I'm returning this...... I've just ordered the rest of them..... thanks" she said. "What have you done lending me that book?!?!?!..... I'm totally hooked!!!" she continued.
I was really pleased that 'B' enjoyed the book enough to buy the other four .... but I was wanting Shaman of Stonewylde to arrive..... of course.... the last book in the series of five. the postie arrived a little later with only a letter for me. I was bitterly disappointed.
although I was out for the evening ... Wednesday night I returned and made a cuppa and sat down to finish my re-reading of Shadows at Stonewylde in readiness for Shaman being delivered on the next day.
Thursday morning seemed to drag so much .... but at last there was a knock at the door and I could see the postie's red jacket through the glass in the door. (little squeal of excitement)
I unlocked the door with a shaky hand and there stood our lovely lady postie with only a big pile of letters in her hand..... no Shaman. for a second or two I wondered why she hadn't just put them through the letterbox and was so disappointed that my Shaman was still not to be in my hands.
then she smiled and reached into her bag and pulled out this.....
I was all of a flutter.... and beamed like a crazy person and exclaimed "my BOOK!!!...... oh thank you thank you thank you!!!" .... clutching it like a miser with his gold I closed the door and sat down and cuddled it ... rocking with glee
here is my first glimse of the book itself........
.... with little Leveret and Magpie just showing...............
............. and now here she is in all her glory..........
(not quite sure why I called the book 'she' but I'm going with it)
with the beloved book in my hands at last I hastily made myself a cuppa and then sat and READ!
I read and read and read..... only coming up for air to make more tea, get a snack, or have a 'comfort' break.
the tv wasn't turned on at all on Thursday night..... and I read until I could no longer keep my eyes open.
Friday morning I woke..... made some tea..... and picked up Shaman..... and read!
I finished at 11pm Friday night after the most amazing roller-coaster ride ever!
I laughed.... I cried my eyes out.... and held my hand to my mouth aghast. that Kit Berry certainly knows how to tell a tale!!!
I'm not giving away any of the plot..... you'll have to read it for yourself. get ready for the roller-coaster :-)
until next time, blessings, Willow xXx