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Regina Glei’s contemporary fantasy novel “She Should Have Called Him Siegfried” wins award
“She Should Have Called Him Siegfried” is the winner of the “genre-based” category of the London Book Festival 2012
After her soft SF novel “Dome Child” received honorable mentions and became a runner up at the San Francisco and New York Book Festivals respectively, Regina is very excited that also her fantasy work finds recognition.
About the Novel:
Hagen Patterson, trained as a chemist, has a secret: he is also an alchemist, seeking the key to understanding the human mind and body. Hagen is obsessed with brewing potions, quite aware that his obsession results from the fact that he feels he has to live up to his name. Hagen: the antagonist from Richard Wagner's "Ring of the Nibelung" operas. Hagen has never met his father and his mother Emma refuses to tell him anything. What Hagen does not know is that his father has been watching over him all his life. He is a demon possessing Emma. When Juliana, Hagen's unrequited love, teases him beyond endurance, Hagen decides to make her his. He asks his teacher for more powerful potions, and, after he has proven himself worthy, receives several, among them a love potion for Juliana...
About the Author:
"Nothing is as interesting as other people's problems."
That's the overall motto of Regina's speculative fiction.
Regina Glei was born in Germany but nourished a fascination for the Far East ever since she was a little girl. A graduate in Japanese Studies, she has resided and worked in Japan for more than ten years.
Living far away from her home country has been a powerful influence on her fiction, which she describes as speculative and sometimes weird...
You can find more information about Regina and her writing on her homepage
Regina at juka-productions dot com
“She Should Have Called Him Siegfried”, a contemporary fantasy novel of 394 pages, is available at:
E-book (Kindle): http://www.amazon.com/
Regina’s homepage: http://www.juka-
Regina’s blog: http://www.juka-