Book Review

The Rue Stone – Janet Stock

I have a quick little read to share with you all today as I join the birthday blitz for The Rue Stone by Janet Stock.


The rue is a mysterious and rare being who is rarely seen, and Janna is amazed when one arrives at the inn where she works, looking for a room. The next morning, her life has changed, and she is left wondering whether she will ever see him again, but only time and the rue stone know the answer to that question.


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The Rue Stone, with it’s mysterious inn in the forest felt instantly magical and drew me in from the first page. The characters are charming and I found myself very quickly becoming invested in what the future held for them.

I would love to read a novel following a rue on his travels across strange lands with even stranger creatures – all things that are hinted at in this book but not fully explored. I read fantasy more for the world building than the romance and the balance was off a little bit in this book for my taste, but I loved the concept of the rue and would definitely read more about him.


The Rue Stone AuthorHaving written all of my life, I decided to self-publish my writing when I turned 50. I have published four books since then. Two are collections of short stories; Dark & Fluffy; Dark & Fluffy II and 500 Words, which is flash fiction. My latest book The Rue Stone is a fantasy novella.

My passion is medieval fiction, and I am working on my first novel The Little Servant – The Wait’s Son, set in the 12th century, in Lincoln, where I live.

All four books are available on Amazon.






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