Book Follows Orphan Boy Who Finds Himself in One Deadly Plot
The book follows the story of Kalan, an orphan boy who finds himself in a deadly plot. He faces dark powers, treachery, fear and uncertainty as he struggles to gain the knowledge he needs to not only save himself, but maybe the world.
"This book gives a new look at the traditional fantasy genre," Shirley says "It has comedy and drama, romance and action. It's a fantasy book that focuses on the genuine emotions and problems of a young adult becoming a powerful adult."
An excerpt from the book:
Kalan was brought out of his thoughts when the man suddenly spun around in the street. Kalan ducked behind a sign and waited as The Man made up his mind and headed down an alley on the left. Kalan, seeing his opportunity, made his move. In three steps, he was behind the man, and his hand was under his cloak. As Kalan had thought, a huge purse was tucked in the man's belt, and it came loose in a quick motion of his dagger.
"The Light Stone Apprentice: Book One of the Soul Stone Trilogy"
By William Shirley
Hardcover | 6 x 9in | 254 pages | ISBN 9781543470895
Softcover | 6 x 9in | 254 pages | ISBN 9781543470888
E-Book | 254 pages | ISBN 9781543470871
Available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble
About the Author
William Shirley is a longtime fan and author of short stories of the fantasy genre. After years of being influenced by authors such as Robert Jordan, Brandon Sanderson and Anne McCaffrey, he started on the long journey of creating his own novel. "The Light Stone Apprentice," is a work that has been coming together since his first award winning short story based on the same world in 2003.
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