Saturday, June 3, 2017

Spotlight Author - Wendy Scott!

I am so happy to spotlight this fantastic author, Wendy Scott! I have several of her books on my TBR list and cannot wait to read them! Please join me in welcoming Wendy to my page!


Today, Wendy is going to share with us Lodestone, Book 1, Witch Hunt Series.


Lodestone (Witch-Hunt) review by author Aoife Marie Sheridan.

https://aoifesheri.wordpress.com/2013/06/11/review-of-witch-hunt/

"When I first started reading the book it felt like Harry Potter, a story written for a younger person, but I was given this book by the author for an honest review so I kept reading.

Wow. What a story, I cried so many times, not just a few tears, at one stage I had to stop reading because it became too much for me. The loss of a loved one in the book was so real and raw; that it felt as if the author's own experiences had been pasted in this book. It tore at me so much. Lauren was a woman cursed in a sense since birth, hardworking, loyal, and loving and what she was subjected to and suffered was heart wrenching, and her vengeance was understandable it was as powerful as her love.

The story is told mostly through the eyes of Sabrina a healer growing up in a world where witch craft is forbidden by the Order of Lauren. Sabrina is kind and shy, simple in ways living a protected life, with no knowledge of who she is. Until she discovers she is a relative of Lauren a women who is remembered incorrectly as being evil. As the story develops we see Sabrina conquer her fears, and she grows so much it’s like watching her transform into another person.  The story is fast paced and doesn’t slow down at all, the lands that the author creates are haunting at times, yet so breath-taking like the forest  or the city of Sha’ La’ Shang. The plot is thick with deceit, murder and greed.

The love story between Sabrina and Micah is there through the whole book, but it doesn’t over power the story at all, it alters the future for Sabrina, but I can’t wait to read the second book to see where they end up, and find out what exactly Sabrina will do now that her powers have fully ignited.
A wonderful story, one that I would highly recommend, I applaud the author for a tale that made me cry, squirm with unease, and made my heart pound with anticipation."


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Behind the scenes of Lodestone with Fantasy Author Wendy Scott.

One of my aims is to deliver a story with an emotional punch. In Lodestone, I explore the maternal bond between a mother and daughter.

Hell crash lands into Lauren’s world on a broomstick. She faces every mother’s worst nightmare when her daughter is abducted by the witches. Never one to stand idly by, Lauren retaliates and discovers an unquenchable thirst for vengeance.

The repercussions of Lauren’s actions still reverberate in Valloaria generations later. In the same circumstances, if it was your child, would you have done what Lauren did? Would you have raised the Lodestone?

Sabrina, Lauren’s last descendant, is the only one left who has the power to undo Lauren’s legacy, but it’s a suicide mission. Does she sacrifice her future to fix someone else’s mistakes from the past? Would you?



In the US, Amazon has 124 reviews and a 4.4* rating for this book!


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46 comments:

  1. Wonderful introduction to Lodestone and your first Spotlight blog, Wendy! :-D Looking forward to following you about this week <3
    Thanks for having us all over Yvette! ;-)

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    1. Thanks Jan - I'm honoured and thrilled to be chosen as RRBC's Spotlight Author for June.

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  2. It was my pleasure! Thanks for stopping by, Jan. :-)

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  3. Congratulations Wendy! Have a wonderful week. Thanks Yvette for hosting :-)

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    1. Thanks Laura, I know I'm in for a whirlwind month!

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    2. Thanks for stopping by, Laura! :-)

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  4. Thanks Yvette for hosting on your wonderful site. I'm truly grateful.

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    1. It was my pleasure! I can't wait to read your book. :-)

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  5. Congratulations, Wendy! Wonderful to see you in the "Spotlight." Wishing you a fabulous month and a fantastic week on your blog tour. This was a lovely start, indeed. Thanks for sharing.
    Thanks for the warm welcome, Yvette, and for hosting today! :)

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    1. Thanks, Natalie. I appreciate you stopping by. :-)

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    2. Thanks Natalie I appreciate your support.

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  6. Congratulations, Wendy. You so deserve this honor! BTW...I love the introduction to Lodestone...and the baby feet! :) Thank you for hosting, Yvette.

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    1. Thanks for stopping by, Gwen. The baby feet are cute, aren't they. ;-)

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    2. Thanks Gwen, You just want to tickle those little toes!

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  7. Congratulations Wendy Scott! Have a great tour.

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    1. Thanks for stopping by, Shirley. :-)

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    2. Thanks Shirley I'm looking forward to checking out all our wonderful blog hosts.

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  8. A fabulous day one of your tour, Wendy! Loved the post and am so looking forward to curling up with 'Lodestone' Book 1. Thanks so much for hosting, Yvette.😊

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    1. Thanks Sooz - there are still chapters in Lodestone I can't read without tears.

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  9. Good evening, Yvette. Thank you for hosting Wendy Scott today!

    I hope you enjoy every minute of your tour, Wendy!

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    1. Thanks Patricia,
      I know I'm in for a fun ride.

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    2. I'm happy that you stopped by, Patricia. :-)

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  10. I hope you are having some fun already, Wendy, as you begin your tour. I am looking forward to learning more about you. Good luck!

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  11. A great introduction to your books, Wendy!

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    1. Thanks Michelle, Lodestone is still one of my favourites.

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    2. Thanks for stopping by, Michelle! :-)

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  12. I'm making my blog tour rounds! Congrats on your Spotlight win, Wendy!! Excited to see you on this journey. :) Yvette, thank you SO MUCH for hosting and sharing your site with us.

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    1. Thanks Marlena - it's lovely to see all th RRBC authors help promote each other.

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    2. It's my pleasure, Marlena! I'm glad I could showcase Wendy! :-)

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  13. Wendy, just found out it's Spotlight Author for you!! Yay. This was one great review, making the book even more tantalizing. Can't wait to read it but have to finish your other book first.

    Yvette, so nice of you to host Wendy!!

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    1. Thanks Micki, I end up immersing myself in my current WIP themes so it's lovely to focus back on Lodestone.

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    2. I'm happy you stopped by, Micki! :-)

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  14. Great post here, Wendy. Congratulations on the Spotlight honor! You are truly deserving. I will add this book to my Kindle.

    Thank you for hosting, Yvette. Fantastic show of support.

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    1. It was my pleasure, Beem. I'm glad you stopped by. :-)

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    2. Thanks Beem I'm having a blast and it's lovely putting Lodestone into the limelight.

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  15. Congratulations, Wendy. Thanks Yvette for hosting

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    1. Thanks John, Yvette's books are next to mine in the Fantasy/paranormal RRBC catalogue - so that makes us neighbours!

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  16. Great author spotlight, Yvette! I enjoyed reading about Wendy and her book. I'm very intrigued.

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    1. Thanks for visiting, Vashti! I'm reading one of her books right now and am really enjoying it. 😊

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