SNEAK PEEK: LIFE IN SLAKE PATCH BY MANDY EVE BARNETT

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LIFE IN SLAKE PATCH BY MANDY EVE BARNETT

Page after page revealed a life unthinkable. Evan could not imagine the possibilities. Images of men and women with children sitting, eating, and playing together in strange dwellings, so different from their log structures. Some made of a smooth, consistently shaped stone of sorts, while others towered above ground with shiny, gleaming surfaces. There were no words to express the amazement. Surely, these pictures were the wild imaginings of a person possessed; they could not be true – especially compared to life in Slake Patch. Evan’s first exposure to this inconceivable life was through a trusted friend and mentor, Jacob. Shared through the secretive exploration of banned books and creative storytelling, Evan internalized the great tales of fantasy. Life prior to the Grand War was lived differently. Change came to the world due to that drastic event thus calling for extreme measures. Wise old Jacob could see the Grand War as reason enough for society to evolve in a fundamental way. Intrigued by the stories and burdened by the concepts he found to be desirable, Evan’s existence comes into question when he sees that maybe these unbelievable truths—things of the past—weren’t all that bad…

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR:

MANDY EVE BARNETT currently lives in Alberta, Canada but is originally from England. Her background is diverse and gives her rich experience to utilize in her writing. She has traveled throughout Europe, parts of America and Canada and was born in Africa.

Mandy is passionate about writing to the point of obsession and she succeeded in becoming a published author in record time. Mandy’s venture into freelance writing has been successful and she regularly contributes to Strathcona Connect, an e-zine and the Never Been Better page in the Sherwood Park newspaper, as well as satisfying numerous freelance clients. She is also the Secretary for her local writing group, Writers Foundation of Strathcona County and Secretary of the Alberta Authors Cooperative.

Writing in various genres, Mandy has been published in anthologies, on numerous web sites, as well as regularly blogging about her writing journey at www.mandyevebarnett.com

Her published works are constantly growing with numerous manuscripts pending and ideas flowing – there is no end to her stories. Each tale has a base theme of love in all its forms. Mandy has a deep love of the natural world and a childlike wonder of the magical fairy realm.

For more of Mandy’s books please visit www.dreamwritepublishing.ca

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Her fiction writing has received the Author / Ambassador at Library Journal Self-e Authors, Winner Queen of the West Reader Favorite Award, Amazon Bestseller - Historical, Double finalist in the Next Generation Indie Book Awards in the Mystery and Humorous Categories. Writing humorous cozy mysteries and romantic comedy, Jocie can find humor in most everything, even when she shouldn't. She lives in the Midwest on Dust Bunny Farm with her family.