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Verindon Trilogy complete! Win the final book!

Verindon Trilogy complete! Win the final book!

The final book in the popular Verindon Series: The Reign has just been released and you can win a copy!

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Music: a writer’s muse...

When Lynne Stringer writes, music is a constant inspiration.

With the upcoming release of The Reign, the third and final book in the Verindon Trilogy, Lynne talked about how much music helped her write.

“Each of my books so far have featured a ‘playlist’,” she said. “A playlist is like a soundtrack. I often have scenes laid out to a particular piece of music and I play them together in my head, with the piece of music accompanying the action.”

So strong is the voice of the music, Lynne has changed scenes to fit them.

“In The Heir there is a scene near the end which I had already written. Then I heard Muse’s Map of the Problematique and imagined the scene with the song. So powerful did the influence of that piece of music become, I adapted the scene to fit it more effectively.”

A similar thing happened in the second book in the trilogy, The Crown, with another of Muse’s songs: Glorious.

“Muse has definitely been a huge inspiration for me where writing it concerned. Their music is so emotive and is a great aid in the creative process.”

It also happens prior to writing. When Lynne was considering ideas for the story that became The Reign, a song helped make one scene come to life.

“I wasn’t completely sure where it was going, but I let Thom Yorke’s Hearing Damage inspire my imagination. It wasn’t long before I had the whole scene worked out in my head.

“I think music will always play a part in my writing. I’d like to thank all the artists out there for inspiring me, and I’m sure I’m not the only one!”

The playlists for Lynne’s books can be found on the Verindon Trilogy’s website: www.verindon.com.

The Reign is available in all good bookstores or buy online now.

 

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Unknown assassins, a new world and forbidden romance = The Verindon Series

Unknown assassins, a new world and forbidden romance = The Verindon Series

The second book in the Verindon fantasy series, The Crown has just been released and you can win a copy!

 

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“Getting one book published is exciting. Two is way beyond that. And three is out of this world!”

So says author, Lynne Stringer. Lynne’s debut novel, The Heir, was published on 1st June 2013. The first book in the Verindon Trilogy, The Heir covered many bases, combining the young adult, science fiction and romance genres.

Now Lynne is looking forward to the release of the second book in the trilogy, The Crown, which is due out on 1st November.

The Crown follows on from The Heir’s story,” said Lynne. “It takes place about five months after the events in the first book.”

Lynne is looking forward to seeing the reaction The Crown will receive, especially considering the positive response that The Heir received.

The Heir has all five star reviews on Amazon,” she said, “And its rating on Goodreads is 4.31 out of five.”

Friends have also been positive about the book, even those who said that they weren’t into science fiction.

“I had a number of friends who read it just because I wrote it. They didn’t like that genre, but they’ve been amongst the most enthusiastic of all the readers.

“One friend who bought a copy of The Heir came up to me the next time I saw her, grabbed me by the shoulders, and said, ‘Where is The Crown?!’ She’s desperate to see what happens next!”

Lynne’s pleased that her fans won’t have to wait long until the third book in the series is out.

“I know that the people who love The Crown will be dying to get their hands on the last book, The Reign. Fortunately, they only have to wait until May next year. I assure everybody it will be worth the wait!”

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Available from all good bookstores or buy online now. Verindon VIP Book pack also available: includes The Heir, The Crown and a free shirt!

For more information on the Verindon Trilogy visit www.verindon.com

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