The Journey: From The Gathering to The Bridging - Book 1.5

The Journey: From The Gathering to The Bridging - Book 1.5 of the Lia Fail Chronicles - A Short Story Collection ➳ [Read] ➮ The Journey: From The Gathering to The Bridging - Book 1.5 of the Lia Fail Chronicles - A Short Story Collection By S.L. Dearing ➾ – Thomashillier.co.uk After the battle at the Black Castle, the survivors have returned and peace has once again settled on the village of Lia Fail Follow the changes that have transpired in Alia Stark, as well as her fami After the battle at the Black Castle, From The Epub Û the survivors have returned and peace has once again settled on the village of Lia Fail Follow the changes that have transpired in Alia Stark, as well as her family and friends, in this omnibus of talesThe Journey From The Gathering The Journey: PDF/EPUB ² to The Bridging is a collection of short stories from the Lia Fail Chronicles covering the gap of almost two years from the end of The Gathering and taking the reader into the next novel, The Bridging A Wish, A Touch, A Kiss, A Birthday and A Storm contain Journey: From The eBook ´ vital information in the continuation of The Lia Fail Chronicles Meet the newest members of the Fail, explore new love, adventures and magic, as we begin The Journey From The Gathering to The Bridging A Wish Lia Fail Short StoryIt has been just over a year since the Gathering was last hosted at Lia Fail and peace has once again returned to the little village, but the scars of the past are affecting everyone in the Stark family It s the Christmas Yule season and Alia Stark is desperate to bring joy back into her house So as she watches the stars flickering in the velvet night sky, she sees several shoot across the void and it s then she makes A WishA Touch Lia Fail Short StoryIt is February in Lia Fail The chilly winter air is making ready for spring, and changes are in store for the Stark family, when a wagon train from Old Idaho arrives As a relationship dissolves, one is born, and another is rediscovered The magic of the new world is making itself prevalent in the form of the tiny pixies, while the untapped powers of those who have invoked the goddess are beginning to surface Darkness once again walks the edge of the tiny village and it all begins with A TouchA Kiss Lia Fail Short StoryWinter has given way to spring in the hamlet of Lia Fail, and with the season comes rebirth and new love We continue to learn about the Fahey and Mercer families as well as how the magic of the New World is growing In addition, Molly Creegan has always been a dedicated soldier, but now new feelings are awakening inside her Her courage on the field of battle has never been in question, but is she brave enough to offer up her heart with A Kiss A Birthday Lia Fail Short StoryThe Stark family comes together to celebrate someone who has become very important and special to each one of them for different reasons The joyous occasion brings hope and closure for many members of the family in The BirthdayA Storm Lia Fail Short StorySummer in Lai Fail is normally hot and dry, but there is something amiss When the grey clouds of a typical June gloom day grow darker and darker and the winds pick up speed, Alia and her people must figure out where the tempest is coming from and what it means With the help of the unicorns, as well as the people of Lia Fail, will their strength and love be enough to protect them all from the power of The Storm.


About the Author: S.L. Dearing

Shannon L Dearing was raised in Westlake From The Epub Û Village, California and grew up in Phoenix, Arizona She attended Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, then spent several years studying at Los Angeles City College s renowned Television Film program She has worked on several film projects in many capacities directing, The Journey: PDF/EPUB ² writing, First Asst Director, Etc Shannon has been writing since grade school Over the years she has written several screenplays, poems and short stories She is wroking on the Lia Fail series as well as several Stand alone projects Shannon currently lives in the San Fernando Valley of Los Journey: From The eBook ´ Angeles, CA.



10 thoughts on “The Journey: From The Gathering to The Bridging - Book 1.5 of the Lia Fail Chronicles - A Short Story Collection

  1. W.C. Quick W.C. Quick says:

    An enjoyable introduction to the Lia Fail Chronicles The stories are all connected, weaving an urban fantasy world, with a castle with the glittering realms of magic The sense of rebuilding after calmity, war and pestilence Well written, dialog driven, mild action, sexual content in places, young adult fiction.


  2. Amanda Williams Amanda Williams says:

    What a great series The descriptions were fantastic and the characters were down to earth and loveable i would highly recommend this series.


  3. Erth Erth says:

    First time reader of this author and now i am hooked This was such a great, easy and creative series i was hooked after the first page The characters were easy to fall in love with and follow, along with the story the author made the mental visions so easy and vivid of the surroundings and the characters actions felt so real.i would highly recommend this author and this series.


  4. Novel Grounds Novel Grounds says:

    5 StarsGoodreads I was super excited that S.L Dearing put these novellas into a set, I missed a few as they were released and this caught me right up Her writing consistently blows me away With The Gathering we were introduced to a mass amount of characters in a short amount of time It was slightly overwhelming, but very realistic You don t meet people little by little when you live like they do in this novel Everyone is everywhere It was a wonderful adventure and these sho 5 StarsGoodreads I was super excited that S.L Dearing put these novellas into a set, I missed a few as they were released and this caught me right up Her writing consistently blows me away With The Gathering we were introduced to a mass amount of characters in a short amount of time It was slightly overwhelming, but very realistic You don t meet people little by little when you live like they do in this novel Everyone is everywhere It was a wonderful adventure and these shorts hooked me all over again We get little glimpses into all those characters we were only but introduced to.Our first story is A Wish In this one we were hot onto the holidays This takes place a year after The Gathering was held This was a story of wishes and beauty We get to see those character we love so much find a little bit of happy and magic A story to warm your hearts during the holidays.The next short is A Touch SO GOOD This is a story of love and the fact that sometimes, all we need is a touch Tanner, yum I really enjoyed him Throw in some love twists and I am hooked This novella is full of revelations, both personal and as a family You aren t disappointed with the twists and certainly not the ending.Then we have A Kiss These titles killed me RIGHT Such good branding Okay, back to the novella This novella gives us a lotNatalie This made my VERY happy I love getting drawn back in with the magic and fantasy in this story It s absolutely wonderful This novel also gives us a lot form a bunch of other characters we have been learning about A littleMolly, More Tanner,everyone SO good.We have the special novella only included in this set, A Birthday It is Magen s Birthday This was a heart warming short full of love and celebration Sometimes we just need a little happy.Lastly we have A Storm See, this title did not fill me with warm fuzzies It was however, an epic novella This is the story tis a huge bang and leaves you wantingShannon has a talent in her writing that you are always left gripping the last page of the read This omnibus does exactly that It starts by warming your heart and leaves you grasping at the words waiting for The Bridging Things are about to get crazy Synopsis After the battle at the Black Castle, the survivors have returned and peace has once again settled on the village of Lia Fail Follow the changes that have transpired in Alia Stark, as well as her family and friends, in this omnibus of tales.From The Gathering to The Bridging is a collection of short stories from the Lia Fail Chronicles covering the gap of almost two years from the end of The Gathering and taking the reader into the next novel, The Bridging A Wish, A Touch, A Kiss, A Birthday Bonus Story and A Storm contain vital information in the continuation of The Lia Fail Chronicles Meet the newest members of the Fail, explore new love, adventures and magic, as we travel From The Gathering to The Bridging A Birthday is only available in the box setA Wish Lia Fail Short Story 1.1 It has been just over a year since the Gathering was last hosted at Lia Fail and peace has once again returned to the little village, but the scars of the past are affecting everyone in the Stark family It s the Christmas Yule season and Alia Stark is desperate to bring joy back into her house So as she watches the stars flickering in the velvet night sky, she sees several shoot across the void and it s then she makes A Wish.A Touch Lia Fail Short Story 1.2 It is February in Lia Fail The chilly winter air is making ready for spring, andchanges are in store for the Stark family, when a wagon train from Old Idaho arrives As a relationship dissolves, one is born, and another is rediscovered The magic of the new world is making itselfprevalent in the form of the tiny pixies, while the untapped powers of those who have invoked the goddess are beginning to surface Darkness once again walks the edge of the tiny village and it all begins with A Touch.A Kiss Lia Fail Short Story 1.3 Winter has given way to Spring in the hamlet of Lia Fail, and with the season comes rebirth and new love We continue to learnabout the Fahey and Mercer families as well as how the magic of the New World is growing In addition, Molly Creegan has always been a dedicated soldier, but now new feelings are awakening inside her Her courage on the field of battle has never been in question, but is she brave enough to offer up her heart with A Kiss.A Birthday Lia Fail Short Story 1.4 Bonus The Stark family comes together to celebrate someone who has become very important and special to each one of them for different reasons The joyous occasion brings hope and closure for many members of the family in The Birthday.A Storm Lia Fail Short Story 1.5 Summer in Lai Fail is normally hot and dry, but there is something amiss When the grey clouds of a typical June gloom day grow darker and darker and the winds pick up speed, Alia and her people must figure out where the tempest is coming from and what it means With the help of the unicorns, as well as the people of Lia Fail, will their strength and love be enough to protect them all from the power of The Storm


  5. Natalie Natalie says:

    A Wish A light and heart felt short story about my favorite family S.L Dearing lifts our spirits with just the right amount of love and some mending of broken hearts.Back at Lia Fail Christmas has come The castle is decorated with the mixture of Christmas and Yule The beauty of it all is felt all around I was left with a longing wish to teleport into this magical place.With a year gone since Lia Fail hosted the gathering, there are many family members still devastated at the loss of loved o A Wish A light and heart felt short story about my favorite family S.L Dearing lifts our spirits with just the right amount of love and some mending of broken hearts.Back at Lia Fail Christmas has come The castle is decorated with the mixture of Christmas and Yule The beauty of it all is felt all around I was left with a longing wish to teleport into this magical place.With a year gone since Lia Fail hosted the gathering, there are many family members still devastated at the loss of loved ones.Alia Stark wishes upon a falling star She wishes for great comfort and happiness for her family that has suffered so much.Alia hopes for their empty hearts to be filled with joy will they get the peace they need and deserve this holiday season I absolutely loved this short It was full of MAGIC SURPRISES It filled my own heart with so much happiness and I felt the love S.L Dearing brings the beauty of this story to life and gives us our fill of what we have missed so much.I am thrilled beyond belief to have my fix of Lia Fail again I am anticipating what will come next After all, there is something so En Dearing about each time we are graced with the presence of these characters and their continued story.As the loyal book lover that I am, I shall await the next treasure that S.L Dearing will dream up.A Touch This short story by S.L Dearing gives us the love, the need and fulfills our deepest longing desires for our favorite family.The handsome Tanner Stark is in relationship with Chelsea Hearst The love just isn t there as much as it should be You know That deep, lose your breath kind of love Until he meets Magen Fahey. now that is a woman he can and is falling fast for.In this short story we will watch these two fall in to the deepest love possible It is beautiful, sensual and leaves you longing forof these two.Natalie Mercer is introduced in this short story Alia and Janeen thought Natalie to have been dead To their surprise she is alive and well She is married to Nicholas and so happy to be reunited with Alia and Janeen.Manyrevelations and changes are in store for us.This mystical world that we are thrown into gives us unicorns, pixies and the beautiful queen herself Alia Stark You will NOT be disappointed I am a huge fan girl of S.L Dearing and all I can say at the moment is I ALREADY NEED MORE Knowing S.L Dearing the way I do There is so muchto come and it is just getting GOOD A Kiss In this novella we are learningabout some of the most intriguing characters that S.L Dearing has brought to light Maybe I am a little biased, but it comes with the love I have for this author and her imagination that takes me to the places I have always dreamed of.Natalie Mercer is being called upon to invoke and accept the gifts from Macha, the mother goddess in the trio of sisters She is scared to death of these gifts, but I have a feeling she will embrace them and shine in all of her PINK glory I can t tell you how excited I am to see what else is in Natalie s future.Molly has developed a strong crush on Natasha and I loved the build up to when Molly finally acts upon it.Colden Saunders is up to no good and constantly provoking Tanner and hitting on Magen Tanner doesn t take it lightly.Tanner and Chris s connection intensifies with the deepest bond they could ever imagine It is definitely MAGIC A Birthday We get a little surprise with this short story Both families come together to celebrate Magen s birthday It is special and so much love surrounds Magen It is always nice to have a Lia Fail Bonus story A Storm In this novella the family is faced with some kind of energy that affects different characters You are fascinated by The Storm and left wantingof what S.L Dearing has inside of that creative mind


  6. Tonya Tonya says:

    This is a collection of all the short stories between The Gathering and The Bridging I loved every single one of these short stories and could not put any of them down 1.1 A Wish I loved this Lia Fail short What a great Christmas the family had and with all the Christmas Miracles I can t wait to readabout all the characters in the book I love each and everyone of them 1.2 A Touch S.L sucked me in again She makes you feel like you are right there in the story with the Lia Fai This is a collection of all the short stories between The Gathering and The Bridging I loved every single one of these short stories and could not put any of them down 1.1 A Wish I loved this Lia Fail short What a great Christmas the family had and with all the Christmas Miracles I can t wait to readabout all the characters in the book I love each and everyone of them 1.2 A Touch S.L sucked me in again She makes you feel like you are right there in the story with the Lia Fail families We are introduced to some new friends and family in this story It is mostly about Tanner And it all starts with just a touch by Magen But he is still with Chelsea What will happen between Tanner and Chelsea because of this There is still something dark lurking around Lia Fail Bringing some mystery As well as leaving me wondering about Natalie I love the little surprises I always find while reading one of S.L s books And this story doesn t disappoint in that department either Absolutely loved it 1.3 A Kiss I love this novella Especially the last few pages We learnabout Natalie and her energy blasts and visions Where they are coming from Or should I say who they come from Will she accept the gift being offered to her and overcome her fear Tanner is becomingimpulsive, easily angered I love his moments of alpha caveman that he pulls with Magen Chris is opening up to Magen now also Which is a good thing Molly stole the story, for me I love where it went for her and I m very happy about it Colden is up to something He has it out for the twins Can t wait for the next book I love how S.L has a way of making you feel like you are in the Fail with everyone and are a part of the family.A short bonus A Birthday It s Magen s birthday and both her family and Tanner s family come together to celebrate it and give her gifts Was a very sweet short story that shows how much they all love each other And it has a steamy surprise 1.4 A Storm S.L has done it again I love Lia Fail and all well, 99% of the people in the village There is a huge storm brewing over the town I m not going to go into detail because I don t want to give anything away As in all of the novellas, there are a few surprises I always look forward to reading about them S.L just sucks you in and you feel like you live there with all of them in Lia Fail I want the next now


  7. Kim Kim says:

    This book is a collection of short stories focusing on two different families from the Lia Fail Colony They take place after The Gathering and before the next book in this series There are first kisses, new relationships, and doubt My favorite story is A Wish It is the kind of story that makes you all warm and happy Alia makes a wish upon a star for happiness and peace for her family Without giving anything away, this story will make you think about miracles in a new way.While the first bo This book is a collection of short stories focusing on two different families from the Lia Fail Colony They take place after The Gathering and before the next book in this series There are first kisses, new relationships, and doubt My favorite story is A Wish It is the kind of story that makes you all warm and happy Alia makes a wish upon a star for happiness and peace for her family Without giving anything away, this story will make you think about miracles in a new way.While the first book of the series deals with some intense and sometimes horrific matters, this collection of short stories is a great way to catch up on the happenings of Lia Fail and give the reader hope for the next installment of this series I really enjoyed the collection and recommend it to anyone that has read The Gathering I received a complimentary ARC in exchange for an honest review


  8. Pamela Stuard Pamela Stuard says:

    AWESOME Short Stories for the Lia Fail ChroniclesI have now read ALL of the short stories that is a part of book 1, The Gathering A Lia Fail Chronicles. you will enjoy these short stories. A Birthday is a very cute short story With these short stories, you learn a little bitabout each main character Get your copies of the first novel The Gathering AND copies of all the short stories, plus the Omnibus you will enjoy it


  9. Sadie Yates Sadie Yates says:

    What can I say but this was a great idea by S.L Dearing to write these shorts to fill the gaps between her novels I enjoyed each story, getting to know certain charactersin depth and to meet new ones before diving into the next book My fav was getting to knowabout the Stark twins, Tanner Chris I adore these boys Dearing has a way of drawing you into the family dynamics, making you feel like you are apart of it What can I say but this was a great idea by S.L Dearing to write these shorts to fill the gaps between her novels I enjoyed each story, getting to know certain charactersin depth and to meet new ones before diving into the next book My fav was getting to knowabout the Stark twins, Tanner Chris I adore these boys Dearing has a way of drawing you into the family dynamics, making you feel like you are apart of it


  10. Corinna Dürr Corinna Dürr says:

    This review is a short one because you simply need to read the book if you know the Gathering, otherwise you won t be able to follow the 2nd book which comes hopefully soon I love the new characters and can t wait to read the new adventures of Alia and all the people surrounding her.


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