By Nick Spalding
A fast paced myth event from Nick Spalding, the bestselling writer of the damage hit comedies Fat Chance & Love... From either Sides.
A nice e-book will delivery you to a different world... actually, in case you are now not careful.
On a dark Thursday afternoon, Max Bloom enters his neighborhood library in a final ditch try to stave off an epic case of sweet sixteen boredom. one of the hushed stacks he discovers The Cornerstone, an old publication tucked away on a dusty, forgotten shelf. starting the canopy, Max is readily transported to another measurement choked with issues motive on killing him - hence fending off boredom with remarkable success.
He meets a gorgeous lady known as Merelie (brilliant), who tells him he can be a Wordsmith, a sorcerer capable of craft magic from the written be aware itself, one powerful adequate to avoid wasting either their worlds from the Dwellers - hideous monsters from past the universe (not so brilliant).
This all sounds thoroughly incredible. the type of factor you would learn in a myth novel. however the Cornerstone does not lie... and the chance is very real.
In a global threatened by means of monsters, the place books are worshipped and robust magic exists, Max Bloom needs to choose: shut The Cornerstone and run domestic - or belief Merelie, develop into a Wordsmith, and retailer worlds from sure destruction...
Reviews for Nick Spalding & Max Bloom In... The Cornerstone:
'Spalding made headlines final yr whilst Amazon published he was once one in all their top promoting authors, promoting over 400,000 copies on Kindle. It used to be evidently just a subject of time prior to an individual snapped him up.' The day-by-day Mail.
'Spalding is actually a comedy genius.' Chick Lit stories & News
'Nick Spalding controlled to make me chuckle until eventually my facets harm and that i had tears operating down my face.' Shaz's ebook Boudoir Blog
'Absolutely hilarious.' excellent journal, The Sun
'Downright hilarious.' nearer Magazine
'A fairly magnificent funny city fable novel. This booklet is worthy not anything under the entire 5 stars. It hit my feel of humour pretty well at the head, the tale itself was once very properly informed certainly and the Kindle presentation is little short of unheard of. I for one could probably purchase a sequel if he makes a decision to write down one!' Shaun Horrigan, Amazon best a hundred Reviewer
'A rip-roaring rollercoaster of a fantasy.' Stephen leather-based, most sensible promoting author
The sequel - Wordsmith... The Cornerstone booklet 2 - is offered now!
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A scarcity of mind's eye is anything that it appears plagues the full civilisation of Earth, in response to the denizens of the bankruptcy Lands. No-one is able to ‘Wordcraft’. such a lot can learn and write, yet appearing supernatural feats utilizing strength created by means of phrases in a ebook? Nope. …not a sausage. There are tales via the million and books by means of the tonne, yet no longer one individual is ready to rather a lot as ripple the outside of a puddle with those unusual talents. maybe the reason is, the whole lot simply sounds so… woolly. A load of previous pony’s knackers, to place it in Max’s parlance. the concept channelling the emotion and unsleeping considered millions of individuals into a few type of actual strength is spell binding - yet sounds lovely not going, irrespective of how open minded you're. It’s all bordering at the realm of metaphysics, that's most sensible left to individuals with furry beards and insufficient social lives. and they'd have found it, wouldn’t they? If it used to be even attainable to degree the burden of inspiration and feeling, the brainiacs could have labored out tips on how to via now, definitely? in a different way, what’s the purpose in having an incredible beard and no female friend? Having stated all that, when you consider a ebook you like – one who captures your mind's eye and impacts you deep down – you may virtually think they do have an influence past the phrases at the web page… those have been the suggestions rolling round in Max Bloom’s head as he rode domestic. The additional he went from the library, the extra it felt just like the complete escapade into the bankruptcy Lands have been a foul day-dream. Max knew it had occurred after all and his brain was once simply attempting to distance itself from the sort of patently absurd incident, yet that didn’t hinder him feeling like he’d been hijacked for a couple of hours and brought on a joy-ride throughout the myth element of Waterstones: bankruptcy homes and Custodians. Cornerstones and bankruptcy Lords. Monsters from the void and invisible guardians. diversified dimensions and damsels in misery. It simply wishes a tetchy dragon on a pile of gold and it’s whole. other than that wasn’t solely precise… the realm he’d visited wasn’t a few medieval fable land, with pixies and elves frolicking approximately within the timber, getting correct up everyone’s nostril. The bankruptcy apartment had regarded and felt rather smooth… like an Ikea showroom. the town outdoors had seemed complex in addition. no one had talked in thee's and thou’s, or flounced round in flowing robes and glossy matches of armour. It had felt like a true, dwelling position, now not the manufactured from a few fevered hallucination. identifying he hadn’t long past as mad as a kettle of badgers, and that the bankruptcy Lands did exist, the query remained: might he ever return? not really. He’d come clear of where feeling tremendous inferior - a member of a species appeared down upon by means of each person ‘over there’ for purposes which he didn’t imagine have been reasonable. This wasn’t a delightful concept, and he’d wish to ignore it as speedy as attainable. Max didn’t realize it, yet he was once the 1st individual in historical past to have this sense. Oh, all of us think not as good as each other on occasion - yet understanding there has been a race of individuals in one other measurement who notion the total human race used to be slower than the M25 on a financial institution vacation weekend?