I must confess I am a reader who happens to love seeking out stories of fantasy fiction that give children a full sense of freedom and adventure. I also happen to love stories that have the benefit of a time portal or a hidden dimension which seek to transport you from one location to another. I grew up on Gene Roddenberry’s Star Trek and I discovered Doctor Who in my thirties; so you could say, time travel and the aspect of how time can shift in either science fiction or fantasy has been with me quite long term!
Although I passionately love The Lion, The Witch, & The Wardrobe motion picture and the third in the film series (The Voyage of the Dawn Treader), I must say I could not curl inside the novels as readily as I found the motion pictures to being full encased with the sense of the world I had hoped to discover in Narnia. That fever of excitement to step through the wardrobe and arrive outside your own world eclipsed the feeling I have always had inside me for well-written stories where even if they are not within the fantasy genre, they suspend your mind and the hours to reveal something quite remarkable.
Books are the most portable time machines we have on hand and they give us so many ways in which to interact with different scientific theories of dimensional space. When I first saw this book coming up as a new release, I was quite excited for it. When I realised it was going to be released electronically first (ahead of print), my heart fell quite a heap! I knew then, that I would re-write this tour stop to be an interview post, as I wanted to learn more about this world, to have an introduction of Cambria before having the chance down the road to read a print edition.
This is why all my questions are directed to the author to get a bit more clarity on the foundational roots of his story as much as to gather a visual scope of the world he’s created to carry-on a series. Read More