The Faeries of Birchover Wood: The Bad

The Faeries of Birchover Wood: The Bad

by Ian S. Rutter

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Solomon went out to go for a walk in the local woods, he met a girl. She just happens to be 4 inches tall.

When 8 year old Solomon ventures into Birchover wood for the first time after moving to the village, not only is he overjoyed and feeling wonderful but his world and his life will never be the same again.

His heart pounds when he meets the most amazing creatures, faeries! Caitlin, Zeal, Balamore and Elder Perennial Swallowtail become his new amazing friends from the wood.

Trusting his new friends, one bitter and aggressive faery betrays and kidnaps him. The faery takes Solomon to an evil monster called the Bad, which has been imprisoned for a thousand years.

The Bad merges itself with Solomon and uses him and the magic of the faery to break free of its prison.

The Bad inside the body of Solomon, appears once again in the wood of Birchover facing an army of mythical creatures such as dragons, boggarts, goblins, oakmen and the faeries.

The creatures must now destroy the monster completely, but they also must save an innocent boy who is now part of the Bad.

This is an incredible fantasy/adventure story. I was swept up into the adventure early in the story by the strong plot line and the strong characters of this other world. The writing is very creative, entertaining, and descriptive. – Award Winning Children's Book Author, Diane Mae Robinson.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940044276154
Publisher: Ian S. Rutter
Publication date: 01/25/2013
Sold by: Smashwords
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 450,148
File size: 3 MB
Age Range: 12 Years

About the Author

Ian was born in Stockport, England had the best years of his childhood in Salford, Manchester, and Burbage, Buxton. It was the latter that kicked his day dreaming days into overdrive.

With Grin Low Woods at the top of the street, he would spend hours every day playing in the trees and coming up with imaginary friends, such as Caitlin Lavender, Zeal White Oak and Balamore Skullcap.

In 2005 and living in Taiwan, his wife was expecting their first child. One day, he looked at his pregnant wife and asked himself what could he do as a special gift for their unborn son. They were expecting their first child. With years of making up stories about faeries and mythical beasts, 'The Faeries of Birchover Wood' was born.

Dedicated to his son, Solomon.

Since 2005 until now, Ian has written 5 manuscripts, and is writing book 2 of the faery series.

January 2011, Ian re-wrote and recorded the whole story. 17 episodes, 20 minutes each and gave it all away for free as a weekly podcast at

With nearly 20,000 downloads he was encouraged to turn it into an e-book.

His hobbies are computers, with a background in IT. He also loves drawing, swimming, playing badminton and playing football.

His favourite authors are: C. S. Lewis, JRR Tolkien, John Wyndham, Margaret Weis & Tracy Hickman Dragon Lance Chronicles. Stephen Laws, James Herbert and Catherine Cookson.

As he has lived in Taiwan for many years he loves Asian music. At this moment his favourite Taiwanese singer is Anthony Neely, and when it comes to music more close to home, it has to be Def Leppard.

Now he is a proud father of 3 children, and is married to a very beautiful Taiwanese lady.

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