Gateway to Faerie by M.D. Bowden


Story Cartel sent me a copy of this book (epub format) in exchange for an honest review.


My rating:  4  of  5  stars

(by Goodreads)

A gateway has opened to the land of Faerie. Can one girl close the portal in time to protect her world from the destructive powers of darkness?

Set two hundred years after the world has been destroyed by a terrifying faerie invasion, Fayth Blackman is busy studying for her final exams. She has no idea that a gateway has opened to the land of Faerie and that dark haunting creatures are filtering through into her own world. But then tragedy strikes and her life turns upside down. She finds out that she is the descendent of a powerful faerie, and that the key to closing the gateway is in her blood. She must embark on a dangerous quest to find the Bell Stone, and with it stop the world from being destroyed once more. But can she make it in time?

Follow Fayth on her quest for the Bell Stone in ‘Gateway to Faerie’.


My Opinion

The book introduces you to its protagonist, Fayth, a teenager living with her father in a vastly destroyed Great Britain, 200 years after a faerie invasion. Her father has taught her to fight and survive in case of another invasion. Her routine of training and learning for the upcoming exams ends abruptly as dark shadows encircle her father – the gateway to faerie has opened again. With two companions she sets out to find the Bell Stone – to save the world. I will not tell you more about the story than shown in the Goodreads plot description. This would spoil the fun of reading this book yourself.

With Gateway to Faerie, M.D. Bowden has created an urban fantasy adventure for young adults showing the importance of cooperating. Gateway to Faerie is an entertaining and fast read, making you want to read more.

This is a book to read again.


About the author

M.D. BOWDEN is a writer who lives in England with her partner and two young children. She enjoys spending time with her family, in the sea, on the cliffs, and reading as much fantasy as she can get her hands on.


Connect with the Author:

+++ +++ +++ +++ +++ +++ +++ +++ +++ ++++++ +++ +++ +++ +++


Please take a look at my statement on reading in My train of thoughts on …reading.  Now I am asking you.  🙂

My questions for you bibliophiles:
What about you?  What did you think about Gateway to Faerie?  Or – if you did not yet read Gateway to Faerie – are you now interested in reading it yourself?

My question for you cinephiles:
If Gateway to Faerie was filmed – who should direct it, who could you imagine as actors?

I am looking forward to reading your comments.  🙂


9 thoughts on “Gateway to Faerie by M.D. Bowden

  1. Hey, Karen! Glad you liked the book too… I am getting ready to do a final edit on the next book in Meghan Ciana Doidge’s “Dowser” series – it will be out soon!!!! Whoot! Whoot!!!!!

Leave a reply :-)

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.