A gentle tale for boys and girls of 10 years plus. Mirimuss, the wizard and Roland, his apprentice have had their lives turned upside down, each one having a spell cast upon them by a witch in the forest. Mirimuss now has a very bad memory causing all his spells to go wrong, and Roland his apprentice has been turned into a crow. With the help of Kriselda, the dragon, they set out to locate the witch and hope to have the spells reversed. Will they succeed? Follow Mirimuss, Roland and Kriselda on their journey.
Ennin retells an ancient Chinese legend…This is the 60th Ennin MysteryFrom the author of the TOP #50 Amazon UK Bestseller SHERLOCK HOLMES AND THE TEMPLE OF DEATHAmazon Reviews for ENNIN’Absolutely engaging… There is so much mystery here…’ Joanna Daneman (USA), #1 HALL OF FAME AMAZON REVIEWER’The greatest of Japan’s detectives, Ennin, and of course his trusted servant and chronicler Kukai… Full of intrigue, action and excitement… Great escapism…’ M. Dowden (UK), HALL OF FAME TOP 50 REVIEWER’The Ennin Mysteries are an absolute delight…’ sshap’Stevens keeps on delivering… This is a great series…’ Abby Normal’Love it! Simply amazed by how good these short stories are!’ Edwina Callan’Intriguing and good to read… Set out in a very eastern myth fashion… Recommend them to all and sundry….’ Chris’I confess to being addicted to them for the depiction of medieval Japan, the characters and the enjoyable stories. I treasure each Ennin mystery that I have…’ Postscripter’Five stars…’ Daphne Frampton’I especially like the sort of quiet and abiding love that exists between Ennin and Kukai, master and scribe. Also, there’s a kind of sweeping majesty in the description of Japan…’ Lisa’Another good short story by Ben Stevens. Keep getting them can’t seem to help myself. Try them yourself…’ Tigger’Atmospheric, intriguing and entertaining… A rare achievement…’ Kenny51’Entertaining read with Holmesian overtones… Interesting to read about imperial Japan…’ AC’Thank you Ben Stevens for writing the Ennin Mysteries… I love the characters… My only complaint? I have read all the Ennin Mysteries – I want more…’ Momma Dahama’Amazing… An inspiration…’ Valentine Williams’Well-written… I’ve enjoyed many Ennin mysteries… Satisfying as always…’ S. Pearson’A FUN READ!’ Cowboy-not Wyoming’I love the different stories Ben Stevens comes up with… There is always a twist, and the solutions are imaginative…’ Jay Gold’I like the writer, I like the mysteries…’ Amazon Customer’Really enjoyable…’ Menarue’This excellent rendition of mystery, suspense and intrigue! I’m surprised these adventures haven’t been made into movies or a TV series! They are that good!’ Arnold Mount’I was completely hooked by the Ennin series from the first story… Ben Stevens’s writing style is somewhat like a Japanese room arrangement…’ AcerAcer’Mystery from historic Japan… Like Holmes and Watson, but in an Asian setting…’ Nysa’How refreshing… Really delightful…’ Leyla’I can’t get enough of “The Ennin Mysteries”! Every story I read is so entertaining, I hate for it to end. I recommend this author to anyone who likes “whodunnit” stories!’ Ruth Casey May’These stories are always so amazing… Look forward to more…’ Eileen Sedgwick’A great read…’ Carter’Ennin does it again… Well written, evocative of the era, and suitably mysterious…’ KD’Highly enjoyable… Stories are tight, punchy and uncluttered… Bravo, Mr. Stevens!’ Damien Omen III’This Japanese detective is a fine addition to the burgeoning field of Asian historical detectives which began with Judge Dee (China) and runs through I.P. Parker’s Akitada…’ Mcb’Delightful short story… Enjoy!…’ PeaTee (TOP 500 REVIEWER)'(The) Ennin series is intriguing… Recommend these stories to all…’ Chris
When a boy finds a girl singing and dancing under his favourite tree, he didn’t realise he had been chosen to be the one-off witness to something miraculous. The boy is shown how to live in joy and is reminded how to pursue his life’s calling. His fear of ageing is overcome and dying is no longer what it seems, all because of the girl with the green-tinted hair.
Described as, “Moving”, “Uplifting”, and “Enlightening”, The Girl with the Green-Tinted Hair is a fable about overcoming obstacles and seeing how truly magical life can be.
Growing up is a difficult process for anyone, but for a boy destined to be the Prince Charming of a fairy tale it’s an absolute nightmare. Not only must Lucian learn the things normal boys are taught at school, he must also learn the particulars of quests at Charming Academy for Boys. It’s not going to be easy! There are sarcastic dragons, vindictive witches, and to top it all off Lucian’s princess hates him. Will he survive school to become the Prince Charming his parents believe him to be?
Hazelita is a lonely old woman. Poor and alone, her only possession of value is a magic broom that she inherited from her mother. By sweeping with the magic broom, Hazelita is able to make the wishes of others come true, but her own wish, of a life without loneliness, is beyond her grasp. If she is to find happiness, it will take the kindness of a stranger and a very special wish. The story has a magical ending that comes, not from the powers of the magic broom, but from the magic that can be found in all of us.
Six magical stories that show the lives of various Fae, each followed by the folklore found within. Not only is original folklore showed, but also how it is changed to fit the world of the Fae.