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Brandon is the youngest of three brothers. He is also one to find his mother after she commits suicide, add this on top of their father leaving the family. It was all Brandon’s fault.

“Nobody will publish a collection of short stories unless the writer has already published one.”

"I would love to see Emily Stone on the big screen. You never know what the future will bring. I will just have to wait and see."

The story of two young women determined to live outside the confines of the Victorian Age and who have a lasting impact on the fledgling town of Melbourne. Florence is seduced by the son of her employer in Leicestershire. Thomas Luxford casts her aside, denying all responsibility for her coming child. Fleeing her former life, Florence’s twins are born illegitimately in Bedford in 1819. Florence is alone and destitute with her infant daughters. Fortunately the twins’ paternal grandfather seeks them out and saves them from the workhouse.

In the sequel to the award-winning novella Shadows and Fire, the tale of a future where humans and human/animal hybrids known as Supernaturals exist in separate societies continues. Adult twins Lilith and Laydon, the product of a violent act that bridges both worlds, each struggle to find their own identity, one leading to darkness and one into light, as they develop their powers deep in the shadowy world of the domes. Meanwhile the threat of war looms on the horizon. Lilith and Augustin, the retired warrior priest she considers a father, find the house they have aligned themselves with faces a critical threat to its voice and power. Lilith, the Dragon House, and its allies are set on a dangerous race against the clock to unravel the truth behind jealousy, lies and blackmail before it's too late.

The author’s talent is beyond proficient; he creates with vigor and fresh plotting. It was a joy reading this comic historical epic. I don't think you'll have any problem diving in and loving the ride.

“Hyde’s Corner Trilogy: No Man’s Land - Book 1” is one of those stories that will stay on my mind for days. I’m so glad this book is part of a trilogy because I am not ready for it to end!

J B Bergstad includes trucker, firefighter, Guest Relations Department Supervisor for a major television network and thirty years of management and entrepreneurial experience in the field of transport-logistics among his career pursuits. Retiring in 2000, Jim began to seriously consider a new career in the field of creative writing, his interest focused on genre and literary fiction. Jim has since studied with Long Ridge Writers Group and Gotham Writers Workshop among other courses of study.