Fate Twister

The Story of Wayne Gamm

Fiction - Paranormal
250 Pages
Reviewed on 09/30/2015
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Author Biography

Author Owen Jones, from Barry, South Wales, came to writing novels relatively recently, although he has been writing all his adult life. He has lived and worked in several countries and travelled in many, many more.
He speaks, or has spoken, seven languages fluently and is currently learning Thai, since he lives in Thailand with his Thai wife of ten years.
"It has never taken me long to learn a language," he says, "but Thai bears no relationship to any other language I have ever studied before."
When asked about his style of writing, he said, "I'm a Celt, and we are Romantic. I believe in reincarnation and lots more besides in that vein. Those beliefs, like 'Do unto another...', and 'What goes round comes around', Fate and Karma are central to my life, so they are reflected in my work'.
His first novel, 'Daddy's Hobby' from the series 'Behind The Smile: The Story of Lek, a Bar Girl in Pattaya' has been followed by four sequels, but his largest collection is 'The Megan Series', eighteen novellas on the psychic development of a young teenage girl, the subtitle of which, 'A Spirit Guide, A Ghost Tiger and One Scary Mother!' sums them up nicely.
As Owen puts it:
'Born in the Land of Song, living in the Land of Smiles'.

    Book Review

Reviewed by Melinda Hills for Readers' Favorite

Young Wayne Gamm has a special connection to horses and other farm animals – innocence and an open heart. Fate Twister: The Story of Wayne Gamm by Owen Jones follows Wayne from his birth one stormy night in June to his early twenties. His mother and grandmother, both of whom are white witches, know that his life will be difficult at times – other children and even adults are afraid of Wayne because he is a much larger than average child, but also because strange things seem to happen when he is upset or angry. Wayne doesn’t mind his life on the mountain, however, since he has such a close relationship with his family, his horse Harry, and the other animals on the farm. Because of this connection to horses, Wayne hires on as a stable boy with a circus, which provides him with an opportunity to see more of the world and to become close to Emma, the stable boss’s daughter. Wayne and Emma add a musical act to the circus, which makes them quite popular and, with a little white magic, they become a successful act in New York. How far will their talent – musical and magical - take them?

Wonderful descriptions and realistic dialogue take you right into the mountains of Wales and the early life of Wayne Gamm in this excellent story describing his life and talents. Fate Twister: The Story of Wayne Gamm by Owen Jones, although paranormal, deals more with the progress of Wayne’s life and how he deals with the abilities he has, as well as the protection and influence of his mother and grandmother. As a coming of age story, Wayne has a lot to learn about ‘the wide world,’ but his love for Emma and trust in her help him through. As a Fate Twister, Wayne subtly alters situations and his instructions to Emma for meditation provide a great lesson for readers as well in terms of setting goals and using positive imagery to achieve results. I highly recommend Fate Twister: The Story of Wayne Gamm to readers of all ages as a feel-good story with a positive message, as well as a bit of a paranormal peril.