Wednesday, 13 February 2013

Talisman of El Blogtour - Review Stop

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Talisman of El by Alecia Stone


One Planet.

Two Worlds.

Population: Human ... 7 billion.
Others ... unknown.

When 14-year-old Char­lie Blake wakes up sweat­ing and gasp­ing for air in the mid­dle of the night, he knows it is hap­pen­ing again. This time he wit­nesses a bru­tal mur­der. He's afraid to tell any­one. No one would believe him ... because it was a dream. Just like the one he had four years ago - the day before his dad died.

Char­lie doesn't know why this is hap­pen­ing. He would give any­thing to have an ordi­nary life. The prob­lem: he doesn't belong in the world he knows as home.

He belongs with the others.

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Author Alecia Stone

Alecia Stone is the author of Talisman Of El (Centrinian, 2012), the first book in the Talisman Of El trilogy. She graduated with a BA in Film & TV and has worked in television for a short period of time before branching out into storytelling. Alecia loves anything and everything paranormal. Her fascination with all things supernatural sparked her obsession with books, particularly young adult fantasy fiction, which she has never grown out of. She was inspired to become an author after reading Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen at the age of fourteen.

In 2008, Alecia started working on Talisman Of El, a contemporary young adult fantasy fiction inspired by people who disappeared mysteriously, including, but not limited to, Amelia Earhart and Percy Harrison Fawcett, who went on an expedition in search of an ancient lost city. When she isn’t writing, she enjoys going to the movies, listening to music, and travelling.

Talisman Of El is her first novel. At present, Alecia lives in England, United Kingdom with her family.


Wow, I really enjoyed reading Talisman of El. Ms Stone created characters I cared for. It started out slow at first and then picked up the pace as it progressed. Charlie is a 14 year old boy who's moved around from one adoptive family to the next, and finally when he lands on Jacob's - his current adopted father, who eventually shows his true colour- house, some weird stuff begin to happen. Charlie just wants everything to be okay for once in his life. I really enjoyed the relationship between Charlie, Alex and Richmond. True friendship. Talisman of El is a story full of adventure and action, deals with friendship.

Overall rating: 4/5

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  1. Loving the site, Cecilia. Thank you so much for having me today and for reading and reviewing the book. Greatly appreciated :)

  2. Wow, this sounds like a great read! Congratulations and best of luck with your book, Alecia! :)

  3. Thank you, Julie. Thanks for checking out the post :)

  4. Alecia,
    You are welcome. It was a pleasure reading this story, and I look forward to the next one:)

  5. Julie,
    It is Julie. I really enjoyed reading this one. :)