Wednesday, 13 December 2017
It addresses a range of issues that are, unfortunately, all too common in this day and age. Mental health, post traumatic stress disease (PTSD) and the identity of the self.
It is the aim and the intention of Trevor Stubbs to celebrate what he describes as: "the indestructible spark of love which offers an opportunity for healing."
The Spark tells the continuing story of the White Gates Adventures series of novels.
In it we meet Shaun who is now 20 years of age. Shaun is a good chap. OK, he might not be quite as quick or as confidant as his older sister, Kakko, and perhaps he is not as clever as Randi, his younger brother, but Shaun is known for being steady and of a quiet nature.
He decides that he will continue his studies and decides that he will follow a pathway of youth and community studies.
But it's sometimes said that a person's plans are what they do whilst they are waiting for everything to go wrong.
And as far as poor Shaun is concerned, things do go wrong. Horribly and disastrously wrong.
But how can Shaun cope when vicissitudes and circumstances conspire to utterly destroy his chosen way of life?
However, there is something that can help Shaun, if he is able to accept it. It is the gift of love that brings with it the promise and potential of healing and redemption.
It's a fantasy novel that is aimed at younger readers and will make a super Christmas present.
It is published by Matador at £8.99 and can be bought at https://goo.gl/wdCFDG.