Back to work on WIP – Book 2 of Gateskin Chronicles!

Recently I sent out an all call for my fellow authors to invite them to do guest interviews on my blog. Well, I have received several at this writing. Wow! Yikes! I managed to schedule posts for most of them through February. But now I need to get back to my WIP. Please forgive me if I do not get back to you until March at this time since I think it will take that long to complete this book.

I promise, fellow authors, to get back to the Author Interviews in March 2022. So, hang in there until then. I also have of lot of your books to read and review in between which will be keeping me busy. If you have already heard from me at this writing, that means you will be scheduled before late March. Thank you all for your interest in my blog. I appreciate your support and love to support you back all that I can.

Now, I must get serious with this book. I took a few months off after the last book I published to rest. I was exhausted – at least my mind was – and needed to recharge. I went on my yearly trip to Aruba but came back sick with a cold (not COVID) and still don’t feel 100%. Usually Aruba recharges me – well not this time! Sigh!

In the meantime, please check out all the interviews and books on my blog here; and, of course, the first book in my fantasy series, Gateskin Chronicles – The Legend of the Taken Ones, for some fun adventurous reading for 13+. Adults love them too! Just some more shameless promos by me!! Sorry!


This is Book 1 of a fantasy series that will have six books in all. In this book learn about the three children of King Gateskin and his wife, Queen Solinara. The children have had powers since they were quite young..

Serena was three years old when she learned of her power to move objects with her mind. Her brother, Simon, can fly and their sister, Catalina, can become invisible or blend into her surroundings. They live with their parents in Sovorotskina, the Land of Light.

With these powers comes responsibility. The children must try to use their powers for the common good and responsibly to help others. The three children befriend a Sprite named Spindle who accompanies them on their adventure. Along the way they meet up with their aunt and uncle, their mother’s brother and his wife, Wizard Hotenfaran and Fairy Procelina. The group must travel into the evil land of Parotovina, Land of Darkness, to save King Gateskin, who was kidnapped, and also rescue some of the descendants of their friends and fellow Sovorotskinans who were captured and taken by the Evil Ones. These descendants have been waiting a long time to be free to return to the villages of their ancestors.

The children have many trials and adventures along the way. Will they be able to rescue their father and fellow Sovorotskinans without endangering their own lives? Will the evil King Kaposkaran and his Queen Beregina stop Serena and her siblings from being successful or will they turn Serena and her siblings to their dark ways?

Here are some reviews on Amazon by AllAuthor promos. Let the adventure begin!!!

Thank you for stopping by to read this post. I hope you will come back again real soon. I appreciate your kind support of me and my books, blog and for any reviews you post wherever my books are sold! Bless you for each one of them!

Blessings & Hugs! Stay Safe, Stay Well and God Bless!


Janice Spina aka J.E. Spina

Award-Winning Author

Jemsbooks for All Ages!







About jjspina

Janice is an multi-award-winning author with 41 books: 20 children's books for PS-Gr 4, 12 middle-grade/preteen, two young adult books, written under Janice Spina, and 6 novels, and a short story collection written under J.E. Spina. She is also a writer of poetry, blogger, avid reader, reviewer and a copy editor. Janice has always loved writing and started very young writing poetry, then stories. Her books have received 33 Book Awards and a few finalists awards. All Janice's books are available on, Kindle, B&N and other online book sites. One of her sports' poems was published in The Lawrence Eagle Tribune in October of 2008. She is currently working on book 3 of a YA fantasy series an and book 2 in an angel series. There will be six books in all in this series. She hopes to work on a series of four books in a crime/mystery genre that will be offsprings of her thriller, Hunting Mariah. There are books in the works about a dog for ages YA. Her hobbies are crocheting, sewing, walking to keep fit, hula hooping, tap dancing, going to the movies with her husband, and spending time with her five grandchildren. Janice loves to hear from readers and appreciates reviews. Sign up on her blog for a copy of her newsletters under Contact Me. She lives in New Hampshire with her husband who is her illustrator and cover creator.
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