Mysticism & Fiction
You can find my non-academic writing in Amazon stores as paperbacks & e-books, visit my author page; amazon.com/author/jamestunney
I am currently working on a follow-up to 'The Mystical Accord' and the new book should be available in the Summer 2020.
My next novel is set in Ireland, in the not too distant future and it will also be available in the Summer 2020.
See ALL my non-academic books below. To avoid confusion, all my books on Amazon or Goodreads are linked to my author profile.
The Mystical Accord
Sutras to Suit Our Time, Lines for Spiritual Evolution
The core of this book is composed of the author’s lines or sutras that build an argument about mysticism. They are sutras in that they link together in a thread of meaning. Each line has 17 syllables, some are simple and some are cryptic. The book seeks to explore and develop the meaning of mysticism as it applies today. Throughout history and across all cultures individuals have insisted that the reality we perceive is limited and that we have the capacity to enjoy a higher spiritual path. Through appropriate concepts and practices we open up to a higher level of consciousness that enriches our life.
At a time of breakneck growth in technology, the ideas of spirit and consciousness are contested. There is a need and a great opportunity for spiritual evolution. The opportunity is there in what some call perennial philosophy and in certain streams of religion and spirituality.
The Mystical Accord is an attempt to set a framework that draws on many wells of wisdom. The introduction or Gateway seeks to explain what mysticism is and lays the foundation for what follows. An extensive glossary is included. The framework works as a whole and severally, drawing together in a unique way the essence of wisdom from around the world in the author’s special poetic vision. The argument suggests that there is something that might be called The Mystical Accord that exists and should be reflected on and used.
Blue Lies September
London. Ash is an independent woman on a journey of self-exploration in an age of growing censorship and activist reaction. An innovative adult entrepreneur business is part of a quest for consciousness, knowledge and intelligence in the mystery of ghostly London.
A sudden state of turmoil. A bizarre turn of events. Hazards lie in wait. A hunt. Her life is intertwined with others at a time of widespread uncertainty, coincidence, imagined conspiracy…or maybe not.
The extraordinary effects embroil many more besides. Her search for meaning quickly becomes a lot more serious. This strange September, in one of the most important cities of the world, is unlike any other.
A jarring of the present state of mind of the living and the dead, in a society on the edge. Prepare to have your world rocked.
TRIGGER WARNING - NO SAFE SPACE PROVIDED!
Ireland I Don't Recognise Who She Is
A dystopian tale set in Zone 7 in the Time of AUM on what was once the Emerald Isle.
Society has been transformed radically on a global scale. A scientific regime is in charge and is re-defining reality. Cullen is a SURF who works in Kastel X. His precarious existence is altered unexpectedly. Awakening is a double-edged sword in the world he becomes more aware of. Doors open into consciousness and experience but new challenges, threats and dangers emerge.
A decision far away from his SURFSTATION will impact significantly on him and many others. Archetypes of the past dimly persist to impress in the future present.