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COMING SOON: NEW BOOK!

THEIMMORTALteaser1Dear Readers,

For those of you enjoy my mythology stories you’ll be pleased to know that, after a slight delay, I have finally written “THE END” for the third book in the series. These are all stand alone stories so can be enjoyed separately, as you may already know, and cover all cultures around the world. Every book is based on a myth of long ago, which I rewrote completely and added strong lesbian main characters.

Book 1 was ‘The Cursed’ a twist on the ancient tale of Lir’s Children which you can find here: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B018W8ICF6/ 
Book 2 was ‘The Taken’ a Native-American tale: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01MQKJTY4/.

Book 3 is ‘The Immortal’ and will be published at the beginning of April, and you’ll be the first to know the exact date, so watch your inbox!
I am not a commercial writer and don’t write what the public wants or needs. That has never been my goal. First and foremost I write for myself, second I hope to stir something in people: make them think, make them feel, and at best make them act differently towards themselves and others. With more understanding, kindness, compassion and love. Through my stories I hope to reach other people’s minds and hearts. My characters all go through certain changes; changes I think might reflect the reader’s own lives, or at least they will be able to empathise, if not relate.

‘The Immortal’ has been one of the hardest stories for me to write to date. ‘Quarterling’ was another one which was at times difficult for me emotionally as it deals with themes close to my heart as well. It can delay writing greatly as I need to muster a lot of inner strength and motivation to keep going. I often wonder why I do it, especially since I know not many people buy these stories as they don’t have violence, murder, evil or fighting, let alone much magic, or even a lot of romance or erotica, as is so common in other works in my field. But going on I must until I reach the finish line. This project is very much a labour of love. Stories want to be written at certain times in a writer’s life. They come to us when we are ready to tell them. When we are capable of telling them. For me, they don’t leave me alone until it’s done and I can release my breath and send them out into the world.
Writing is a lonely profession whereby one can only hope that the final story will bring some joy and hope to those that read it.
Normally I write Fantasy and I have much more space for creativity and can unleash my imagination and have more fun. With this series I have to stick to certain historical and cultural correct facts, so these stories require a lot more research than any of my other books. ‘The Immortal’ also covers subjects that I have experienced personally. The main subjects are loss, grief and guilt. In more than one way writing this story has been therapeutic for me and it has made me work through my own
But don’t despair, this story is not all doom and gloom and dark as you might think now. It’s also light at times, with a bit of sarcasm and down to earthness, yet spiritual, and full of hope. I will be giving snippets over the coming days on my social media and will run a give-away so you can be among the first to read it!

I will also be publishing the first three books in a discounted book bundle. Stay tuned.

Keep reading, keep smiling and until next time!

Natasja

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SKY WHISPERERS- A NEW LGBT EPIC FANTASY

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Two decades ago a great deafening silence entered the world. Since then, the winds mysteriously have stayed away. And with the disappearing of the wind, the magic held by the once mighty immortal Sky Whisperers was shattered. Their power over the natural world lost, the gift of aiding life, now only the small magics are left to Xenthia and her people: to help sustain life, what little there is. For the world of Lorian is dying and thus sadly its creatures, great and small. Only those that can withstand the heat and dust thrive.

All Nemsa has ever known is a world without wind, ever since the days of her birth. And for that she is both tormented and shunned by the people of her village. They call her “WindTaker” and suspect that somehow she is responsible.

But Nemsa just wants to find out why the wind is gone and why the Gods have forgotten about them. When one day she meets enchanting Xenthia, a Sky Whisperer, the choice is easily made. But Nemsa’s path lies far above all she has ever known, beyond her own village and the Lower Sky, past the red dusty mountains even, and up to the unknown lands of the Upper Sky Dome, the realm of the Sky Whisperers.

But, even with her heritage, how can crippled and one-eyed Nemsa’s destiny be linked with that of the powerful Xenthia, and how can frail Nemsa ever hope to stand against the power of a vengeful, ambitious Sun Whisperer? For she is their last hope. Is the courage in her heart enough?

Magic is at work, a fatal sickness is spreading among mortals and immortals alike, the sun is brutally burning, and the fates of all hang in the balance … and if she is to fulfil her destiny, Nemsa must find her way through it all …

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