By Janet McCarthy

Trick of the sunshine is the second one e-book within the sequence The Gnome Trilogy by means of Birmingham-born Jan McCarthy, whose gothic brief tale purple Branwen made her a finalist for the 2011 Asham Literary Award. The Gnome Trilogy places the writer squarely in the style of magical realism.

In the 1st of the sequence, the good and the Small (pub. Xlibris 2014), the reader was once brought to a motley workforce of human characters - a few whom you are going to wish as your folks and a few you are going to remain good clear of - and to their magical buddies: stay backyard Gnomes who're trying to re-establish a operating courting with stable people in an effort to store Planet Earth.

Meet Archie Prescott - a humble guy with a center of gold - and his spouse Ann-Marie; Lord Morty Bland and his niece Marjory; the fearsome warrior Yew Gnomes and the clever Blackthorn brothers: Norman, Nigel, Nick and Ned; the seductive, shark-toothed, moat-dwelling Nixie; the Syrian Mulberry Gnomes who lengthy to flee to the mountains; and the mysterious butler, Aillig Greaves.

Jan McCarthy (M.A. Hons Oxon) is the broadcast writer of either truth and fiction, together with articles for the Birmingham Mail and a sequence on bipolar self-management showing in Pendulum, the journal of the charity Bipolar united kingdom. She is an ex-English instructor with a history that incorporates stints in in another country improvement, retail, catering and undefined. She is the co-ordinator of a Birmingham-based writing team referred to as enjoyable With A Pen that's within the technique of generating its personal anthology of individuals' paintings, in addition to a set of brief tales for healing interpreting groups.

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