Happy Thanksgiving to all my American friends. While as a Canadian I celebrated Thanksgiving in October, I still have a lot to be grateful for , including wonderful friends like you. Today, I’d like to welcome Fellow Solstice author, Rocky Rochford who’s here to tell you about his latest writing projects. Welcome Rocky.
I’m Rocky Rochford and I’m a Scuba Diving, thrill seeking, sword collecting, rum swigging writer. I don’t choose what I write, but write what chooses me and to be honest, I wouldn’t have it any other way. A writer is what I have been from day 1 and will continue to be so, until the day I’m nothing more than a corpse in the ground, but even then, odds are my bony hand would continue scribbling away for eternity.
Now as for my works, I am an author of many genres, I’ve recently released a Poetry Collection. I have written a number of short stories, both stand-alone pieces and part of a continuing series. As far as genres go, I write Fantasy, Adventure, Thriller, Psychological Thrillers, Espionage, YA & Supernatural, and today I would like to talk about my latest works to be released. Two latest installments as part of the Entwined Saga, which sees its Witch Protagonist Matthew Radley on a race against time to save someone he’s never even said hello to.
The Entwined Saga Biog: This is the Life story of one Matthew Radley, a troubled soul at the end of his life. Unable to go on, he commits the act of suicide to end it all, but Death is just the Beginning of the End for Matthew. First you will watch him die and then you will understand why.
Life deals us different hands, for Matthew he was dealt the worst, from the age of 16 he has no choice but to watch his life spiral out of control. The Entwined Saga is a story of Life, Love, Corruption, Magick and Death.
Current Installments in the series:
*Dead on the Floor
*The First Glance
*I Watched Her Die
*Burning For You
Here’s a quick peek at my books:
Available in paperback:
Phoenix Rises – a Deep Water novel: (Full length novel)
Terrorism, Betrayal, Revenge & Cold bloodied Murder, that’s just the opening chapter. In this tale of Mayhem, Chaos & Destruction, Death rains down from the skies, will anyone survive?
The Spirit of Iris – Part of the Rise of the Elohim Chronicles: (Full length novel)
Set in a world much unlike our own, on a lonesome planet at the end of the universe, an epic battle between good and evil is about to come to pass. Living in a medieval era, the inhabitants of the world find themselves up against the dreaded Shanzi, vile creatures of pure darkness who seek one thing, the annihilation of that which is good. There is only one who can stop them, a young boy by the name of Zach who must Rise up against the forces of darkness and drive them back to the shadow existence from whence they came.
The beginning of the End starts now. For some of us, Life can be cruel, dealing us a losing hand and for Matthew Radley, a young Wiccan practitioner that is exactly what he got. After a lifetime of chaos, pain and losing himself, he finally got everything he wanted, the woman he loved, the future he desired and a reason to live, but in a single moment he lost it all. Unable to take the pain and no longer desire to live, Matthew takes the one thing he has left, his own life. For Matthew, his story has to end, in order for it to begin, his story has no happy ending, for his is a life of Love, Magick, Corruption, & Death and only asks for understanding.
Hour of Darkness – Part of the Rise of the Elohim Chronicles: (Short Story)
With the Shanzi King’s return to Mares looming on the horizon, ready to unleash an eternity of chaos, three of his most trusted and dangerous generals take to the World of Oceania to begin preparations for the return of Darkari, the Dark King of Death. Shaymon, bringer of diseases. Stavros, the always hungry wolf. Mongra, the maker of war. Each one desires nothing more than the total eradication of all humanity. But to do that, each must find a place in the world they seek to destroy.
And I am hungry.
And there you are,
Unaware of my arrival.
Don’t turn around.
The First Glance – Part of the Entwined Saga: (Short Story)Matthew Radley had a life before he let it drain away. On one typical Monday morning, it would never be the same again because that was the day he saw her. The beginning of the end had come.
Today, I’d like to take a closer look at some of Rocky’s new releases.
Life is a wondrous journey we all undergo and it can be good or it can be bad. We are forever finding ourselves on moments that will forever shape us. In the form of Poetry this is a story of a life, the Life of Little Boy Death, a troubled soul from day one and now he is ready to share his soul with the world, letting his every fear, insecurity and nightmare be known. It is in the darkness of the soul, true beauty and depth can be found, buried deep within the years of torment, heartache and self-loathing.
With time running out and Lorelai’s impending suicide drawing nearer with every sunrise, Matthew has started to change and even best friend Jess Tillman has noticed. After years spent being cold and callous, is Matthew’s heart beginning to thaw out?
Extract: (From Burning For You)
“Have you ever seen something, something you really wished you hadn’t? Something so bad that even the thought of it afterwards, is still more than enough to bring you to your knees? Something so bad that you close your eyes and pray as hard as you can to unsee it, but it never works? Yeah, me too, every day of my life.” – Matthew Radley, Deceased 2014
From the moment he first saw her sitting at the bus-stop, Matthew wanted to see Lorelai again, but never did he expect to see her like this, standing on the ledge of the cliff, just about to kill herself. Unable to do anything to change the fate in store for her. Matthew would never be the same again.
More nights of watching her die came, but now they would come no more as the day of judgement has arrived. With time against him, will he be able to reach Lorelai in time? And even if he does, just what is he going to say to her to stop her from leaping to her death. Matthew has no choice but to be better than he ever has been before.
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Thanks for joining me today on Living the Dream.