This dynamic Canadian prolific Author and Playwright, Charlotte Fielden is a mutli-award winner. Bragable is her Curriculum Vitae as; a founding member of both The Writers' Union of Canada and the Playwrights Guild of Canada, founding member and co-artistic director of the Melanie Theatre in Montreal, Quebec, actress and co-founder and producer of Fielden Productions Film Co. in Montreal, Quebec, written for stage, television, radio, and film, various anthologies and literary reviews and retired Psychotherapist. Born and current resident of Toronto, Ontario, Charlotte has lived in Paris, Montreal, and North Carolina.
“Saving Angel” is a magical turn of the century story that flows with the youthful ‘Angel Shiner’ as the intriguing main character along with Madame Blavatsky, the Irish poet WB Yeats, and scholar Denis Saurat. Angel’s obvious visionary and benevolent otherworldly nature, have her confined in a mental asylum. The three notable historical figures are brought together to convene with a board of psychiatrists in order to determine Angel’s fate.
Within this seemingly simple plot, we participate in an age old debate of spiritual psychology, religion, dogma and philosophy via the clinical and secular perspective of her Doctors. On a higher level, Angel’s abilities represent the Divine aspirations within all philosophical modalities.
As Matriarch Chair, Blavatsky demonstrates spiritual phenomena with calm and grace that some might consider miraculous without directly referencing her leanings toward Theosophy. Saving Angel is a wonderful flowing soul read. Angel’s transcendent vision, abilities and plight is our timeless story that lives within us all.
'The Wolves of Positano' is an intriguing mystery vacation novel transports you to Italy on the Amalfi Coast in the summer of 1966. A crime casts a lingering pall over the beautiful tourist area and the engaging characters and ensuing investigation become entangled in a mystifying web of intrigue and lies. The making of a film that parallels the main plot adds another dimension to the story and keeps you in suspense until the last frame. A sequel entitled ‘Earwigs’ is in the works.
‘Fragrance Of Thyme’, Poetry collection is a brilliant gathering of divinely inspired praise for the magic in life, prolific writer and playwright Charlotte Fielden ignites ones soul. One is drawn into participation of the natural world of insight, reverence and wonder. This collection playfully draws ones soul from normal simple mindful observer of gifted prose, to eloquently striking the power of higher sight from within. One is inspired to ponder the nature of our beingness within and beyond the world known. Watch for her latest; ‘Beads On A String’, target release late spring 2011.
A sampling of Charlotte’s other published works are; ‘Crying As She Ran’; first of the Weil Trilogy, ‘One Crowded Hour’ first prize in Women’s National Playwriting Competition, ‘Palantine Hill’, ‘Messages Like Memories’ sequel to Crying as she Ran, and ‘An Age Without A Name ‘ sequel to Messages Like Memories. In Progress is a musical; ‘Me & New Orleans/Storyville’.
Reviewed by; Jan Porter
Jan Porter ~ Author www.inspiredsoulworks.com