A Sprinkling of Thought Dust

A Sprinkling of Thought Dust

Steven & Margaret Larson

Children's Books / Religion & Spirituality / Science Fiction & Fantasy

Electrum was looking forward to a quiet retirement. Then the prince fell in love with a common merchant girl from another realm. The captain of the guard wanted to stop all commerce, and the Silver Gate to the Tween World was showing signs of wear. Electrum found himself in the middle of the conflicts, and might face being exiled. This wasn’t the way he had pictured his last year of employment.In a magical land, three young women, Gwynn, Mirela and Rosina have escaped their village after it was ransacked by ogres and are on a quest to bring three magical items to the wizard in the east. Hunted by ogres and witches they must use all their strength and courage to make their journey.
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Probable Impossibilities

Probable Impossibilities

Steven & Margaret Larson

Children's Books / Religion & Spirituality / Science Fiction & Fantasy

Cody's friend, Gen, thinks she spotted Bigfoot in the woods. George Roge, an Internet blogger, is tracking the creature down. His blogs have attracted the press and curiosity seekers. George is getting close to their town. Too close. Cody wants life to return to normal, but Gen insists on going back into the woods to rescue Bigfoot.Cody’s friend, Gen, thinks she spotted Bigfoot living in the woods. The whole school hears about it, and they aren’t going to let them live it down. When Cody and Gen get caught passing notes in class, everyone gets stuck with an extra assignment. Cody’s dad tries to help him by sharing his password to an experimental program, EGOR. The program works great for the assignment. But then a blogger, named George Roge, appears on the Internet. George believes in Bigfoot. In fact, he's tracking the creature down, and the search is getting close to where Cody lives. Too close. Everyone is talking about George, even the teachers. Reporters and groups of Bigfoot hunters are swarming the town. Cody wants to avoid any more attention, but Gen insists on going back into the woods to rescue Bigfoot.
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Murky Manor

Murky Manor

Steven & Margaret Larson

Children's Books / Religion & Spirituality / Science Fiction & Fantasy

When Meredith visits Murky Manor there is more mystery than just the fog surrounding the house. She discovers an old cup that affects the weather. Before she can figure it out, others become interested in the cup. There are creatures that appear to be made of mist and a strange girl who claims she is from another world and the cup belongs to her.How is power gained, retained and exercised; and what happens to a power structure when a young girl with magical abilities hacks and slashes her way into the very core of its apparatus?In a magical city that travels through multiple dimensions, a young girl named Hemlock has risen from being a lowly cutpurse to discovering that she is a powerful fighter. Under the guidance of an aging freedom fighter named Safreon, Hemlock battles to keep the peace in her run-down district, while across the City the upper class Elites enjoy peace, prosperity and freedom.The Wizard Tower looms in the center of the City, casting a long shadow over its affairs. The Wizards rule behind the scenes, dictating and controlling the use of magic. Hemlock instinctively feels that the Wizards are her enemies, but Safreon will not discuss openly opposing them, as he seeks to methodically mentor Hemlock, and advance his own cryptic plans for the City.Hemlock makes a decision to make a bold attack on the Wizard Tower alone, convinced that she can destroy or undo whatever method the Wizards are using to control and ration magic. As the novel opens, we join Hemlock just after she has infiltrated the Wizard Tower, learning what happens through a narrative interspersed with flashbacks to events leading up to the attack.This is a complete, standalone story; but interested readers can continue to follow Hemlock's adventures in The Maker's Fire series. Hemlock and the Dead God's Legacy (Book II) and Hemlock and the Dread Sorceress (Book III) are both available now!
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The World Beyond the Door

The World Beyond the Door

Steven & Margaret Larson

Children's Books / Religion & Spirituality / Science Fiction & Fantasy

Telah is a gnome, and pixie parties in her garden and garments woven from light are not uncommon. But even her first Harvest Gala can’t distract Telah from her grandfather’s book. It tells of his travels to a giant world. When she and her friend Travis find a secret door, they enter our world and are followed by pixies. They find adventure and danger, but can they find their way home?**2012 Cover Edition**The Shades of Gray series follows the adventures of Kat and Kim. Start by reading the first book of this serial series and be introduced to this world of danger and mystery. When you are done also TRY the next story.Noir was a mega-city plagued by a sun blocking mass called Dry Clouds that had mysteriously appeared three decades earlier. The Dry Clouds covered half the planet and forced those living under them to exist in endless night. On this world, corporations were in charge and breaking your contract with them could mean the termination of your life.Kimberly Griffin, a Life Closer (legal assassin) existed in a world of death. She Closed people for a living. It was a lonely demeaning existence, though she wouldn't admit it. There was nothing to drive her in the bleak reality until one day she ran into Kat.Kat, also known as the Pandora Project, was hunted by bio-mechas called Un-Men. She was an experiment of the Sphinx Corporation, and they were testing her to see if she could be the ultimate weapon. Kat refused to be a killer and tried to discover the truth behind her existence. Could she be a new form of bio-mecha?Kim discovered someone close to her had been murdered. Is Kat the key to finding out who did it? Or will her association with Kat only cause her more grief?Pandora of ancient times opened a box and let all good escape. Would Pandora be the hope the planet needed? Or would she destroy the world?**Shades of Gray Series**1. Noir, City Shrouded By Darkness2. From Moscow, With Love3. Cerberus Versus Pandora4. Sisters
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Worlds Within

Worlds Within

Steven & Margaret Larson

Children's Books / Religion & Spirituality / Science Fiction & Fantasy

While waiting in the principal’s office, Toby finds a book that lets him travel to another world where he makes new friends. At home he still has to deal with bullies at school, a mysterious librarian, and more trips to the principal. Then he discovers he’s not the only one who knows about the book. His new friends need his help. Can they keep the book from falling into the wrong hands?*This is NOT erotica* This is a love story and a romance. Ashly is a photographer and took this hot, shirtless picture of Jake before they broke up. He hopes they can rekindle the magic and re-take this picture. She thinks he’s despicable. He wants her back…with a vengeance. Ashly Roberts and Jake Connors are barely twenty when they decide to take the proverbial plunge and walk down the aisle to exchange vows in front of the dearly beloved. Basking in bridal bliss, Ashly feels she is living the perfect fairytale, until she’s faced with a runaway groom, dumped at the altar by bad-boy fiancé, Jake Connors. Five years later, Jake steps back into her life, realizing that being a no-show for their nuptials was the worst mistake of his life. A little older and slightly more mature, he is ready to fight for Ashly’s love once again. When Ashly sees him, she can’t deny the attraction she feels, but her hormones are overruled by the horror of what he did to her in the past. Nevertheless, Jake’s most potent weapon, those dazzling baby blues, ignites a spark in Ashly, no matter how angry she wants to be. She cannot deny the spark, and she only hopes the inferno it ignites will not consume her heart again. According to the terms of her mother’s will, Ashly cannot cash in on her inheritance until she and Jake travel to nearly a dozen locations around the globe. The thought of pairing up with her old flame makes her blood boil, but she has little choice other than to put up with her despicable ex. Can Ashly put up with Jake through her globe-hopping scavenger hunt to get her family fortune? Will she ever be able to forget or forgive being dumped on her wedding day? When wounds run so deep, is forgiveness even possible between old lovers? Or is it, “Goodbye!” all over again, after everything is said and done?
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Cave of Discovery

Cave of Discovery

Steven & Margaret Larson

Children's Books / Religion & Spirituality / Science Fiction & Fantasy

Jason squeezed the old silver coin and wondered if there really could be a hidden treasure. If only he could find enough money so his family wouldn’t have to move. Time was running out. Then he found an old treasure map and a riddle that pointed to Haunted Cave. But there was more in the cave than just bats. Strange visitors from the past roamed the dark passageways.Many are called...She alone can save the world and become Death's bride.COBWEB BRIDE (Cobweb Bride Trilogy, Book One) is a history-flavored fantasy novel with romantic elements of the Persephone myth, about Death's ultimatum to the world.What if you killed someone and then fell in love with them?In an alternate Renaissance world, somewhere in an imaginary "pocket" of Europe called the Kingdom of Lethe, Death comes, in the form of a grim Spaniard, to claim his Bride. Until she is found, in a single time-stopping moment all dying stops. There is no relief for the mortally wounded and the terminally ill....Covered in white cobwebs of a thousand snow spiders she lies in the darkness... Her skin is cold as snow... Her eyes frozen... Her gaze, fiercely alive...While kings and emperors send expeditions to search for a suitable Bride for Death, armies of the undead wage an endless war... A black knight roams the forest at the command of his undead father… Spies and political treacheries abound at the imperial Silver Court.... Murdered lovers find themselves locked in the realm of the living...Look closer — through the cobweb filaments of her hair and along each strand shine stars...And one small village girl, Percy—an unwanted, ungainly middle daughter—is faced with the responsibility of granting her dying grandmother the desperate release she needs.As a result, Percy joins the crowds of other young women of the land in a desperate quest to Death's own mysterious holding in the deepest forests of the North…And everyone is trying to stop her.
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