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By Nick Spalding

Book Details:

ISBN: 1461198216
EAN: 9781461198215
ASIN: 1461198216
Publisher: CreateSpace self sustaining Publishing Platform
Publication Date: 2012-02-12
Number of Pages: 258
Website: Amazon, LibraryThing, Google Books, Goodreads

Synopsis from Amazon:

A fast moving myth experience from Nick Spalding, the bestselling writer of the break hit comedies Fat Chance & Love... From either Sides.

A nice booklet will delivery you to a different world... actually, if you're no longer careful.

On a dismal Thursday afternoon, Max Bloom enters his neighborhood library in a final ditch try to stave off an epic case of teen boredom. one of the hushed stacks he discovers The Cornerstone, an historic booklet tucked away on a dusty, forgotten shelf. beginning the canopy, Max is readily transported to an alternative size jam-packed with issues motive on killing him - therefore keeping off boredom with remarkable success.

He meets a stunning woman known as Merelie (brilliant), who tells him he can be a Wordsmith, a sorcerer in a position to craft magic from the written note itself, one robust sufficient to avoid wasting either their worlds from the Dwellers - hideous monsters from past the universe (not so brilliant).

This all sounds thoroughly unimaginable. the type of factor you'd learn in a delusion novel. however the Cornerstone doesn't lie... and the risk is very real.

In a global threatened by way of monsters, the place books are worshipped and robust magic exists, Max Bloom needs to make a selection: shut The Cornerstone and run domestic - or belief Merelie, develop into a Wordsmith, and retailer worlds from convinced destruction...


Reviews for Nick Spalding & Max Bloom In... The Cornerstone:

'Spalding made headlines final yr while Amazon published he used to be certainly one of their top promoting authors, promoting over 400,000 copies on Kindle. It was once evidently just a subject of time sooner than anyone snapped him up.' The day-by-day Mail.

'Spalding is actually a comedy genius.' Chick Lit reports & News

'Nick Spalding controlled to make me chuckle till my aspects damage and that i had tears operating down my face.' Shaz's ebook Boudoir Blog

'Absolutely hilarious.' really good journal, The Sun

'Downright hilarious.' nearer Magazine

'A rather wonderful funny city fable novel. This ebook is worthy not anything below the entire 5 stars. It hit my experience of humour pretty well at the head, the tale itself used to be very well advised certainly and the Kindle presentation is little short of unprecedented. I for one might more than likely purchase a sequel if he makes a decision to write down one!' Shaun Horrigan, Amazon most sensible a hundred Reviewer

'A rip-roaring rollercoaster of a fantasy.' Stephen leather-based, top promoting author

The sequel - Wordsmith... The Cornerstone booklet 2 - is offered now!

GoodReads writer Information:

Author Name: Nick Spalding

Author Description: Nick Spalding is an writer who, test as he may, can't appear to write something serious.

Before changing into a full-time writer, he labored within the communications undefined, mostly in media and advertising. As speaking garbage for a residing can get tiresome (for someone except a politician), he concept he'd have a crack at writing comedy fiction - with a really agreeable point of luck to date, it needs to be acknowledged. Nick has now bought over part 1000000 books, and nonetheless can't relatively think his luck.

Nick lives within the South of britain together with his fiancée. He lately needed to flip forty - and is quite frustrated on the universe since it gave him no selection within the subject; he additionally suffers from the occasional bout of insomnia, is hooked on Thai foodstuff, and nonetheless thinks Batman is cool.

If you fancy going in touch with Nick, stopover at his site at / upload him on Twitter: @spalding_author / upload him on fb: Nick Spalding / or electronic mail him at [email protected]

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