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September 9, 2012
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Our new book, Legend Unleashed (Keeping Secrets, Book 1), is a young adult novel. This is a book trailer for it, it is a stop motion animation with black silhouettes in the style of Lotte Reigner.

Description of the book:

When an infamous criminal is unleashed from his prison, it has consequences for everyone in Carwick. Temperance Levinthal in particular…
Temperance is satisfied with her ordinary life. Dealing with her eccentric, childlike parents is all the excitement she needs. That changes when Alastair Byron returns home.
After a failed matchmaking attempt by her father, sparks fly between her and Alastair-just not the good kind.
They are forced together though, when they are implicated in a grisly murder. Their search for the truth leads them to a secret world beneath Carwick, filled with werewolves, wizards and other magical faey.
However, uncovering the truth is far more dangerous than they’d ever imagined.
There are secrets within secrets.
Even Alastair may be more than he seems.

Hope you like it! :D


The complete book has now been published :)
Amazon US: [link]
Amazon UK: [link]
Amazon paperback: [link]
Barnes and Noble: [link]


You can read some excerpts here: [link]
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This was very very cool! :D The style is awesome, the sense of movement is brilliant. Particularly love the 2 running up the hill near the end and the wolf snapping. The wolf shape in particular was spectacular.

My only suggestions - the shape of the female is a little off around the neck area, on the bench when she turns, and over the dead body, particularly contrasted with the static woman with man running towards the 'camera' shot.

Also, everything is predominantly black & white, but at the very beginning you have layered chains in various shades behind the clock. I like the effect, but it feels very different from the remainder - perhaps adding a similar layer behind a later shot would tie it together more?

The later is less of an issue than the lady's anatomy, and on the whole the piece evokes mystery and suspense, with fantastic style. :D
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TwiggyTeeluck Featured By Owner Dec 23, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
This has been featured here: [link]
mlatimerridley Featured By Owner Dec 24, 2012  Professional Writer
Thank you so much!!! :glomp: We really appreciate that!!!
Adsullata Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
Ooh! I think I will be reading this!
mlatimerridley Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2012  Professional Writer
Thank you so much :happybounce: please check out the excerpts if you like [link] :huggle:
Adsullata Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
I will, thank you.
strawberry-wolf-girl Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2012  Student General Artist
mlatimerridley Featured By Owner Sep 19, 2012  Professional Writer
Hehe, :huggle: that's great to hear!! We'd love to hear everyone's opinions on it when it comes out :) hopefully you'll like it!!
fiarcurrin Featured By Owner Sep 13, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
This was so cool!! And now I want to read it!!
mlatimerridley Featured By Owner Sep 14, 2012  Professional Writer
Thank you so much :happybounce:! That's great to hear, really glad it makes you want to read it!! It should be out very soon :) so look forward to hearing what you think of it!!
fiarcurrin Featured By Owner Sep 14, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
welcome!! And I'll be sure to buy it if I ever see it!!
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