Stephanie Hudson
Stephanie Hudson has dreamed of being a writer ever since her obsession with reading books at an early age. What first became a quest to overcome the boundaries set against her in the form of dyslexia has turned into a life's dream. She first started writing in the form of poetry and soon found a taste for horror and romance. Afterlife is the first book in the series of seven, with the story of Keira and Draven becoming ever more complicated in a world that sets them miles apart. When not writing, Stephanie enjoys chatting with her fans and spending time with her friends. Being with her loving family as much as she can including her wonderful daughter Ava, son Jack, new edition Halen and supportive husband and personal muse Blake, who is there for her no matter what.  Afterlife Saga is to be 12 books in total for the main saga storyline, which includes the books that are in two parts. There will be many spin-offs books that are to follow with Vincent's Immortal Curse and Transfusion already released. The Afterlife Saga is a series of 12 books, it follows the story of Kiera and Draven becoming evermore complicated in a world that is set against keeping them apart! If you like hot, supernatural alphas and feisty woman who put them in their places and will literally travel to Hell and back for their men, then this series is a must read! Happy reading  Books available on Amazon now. Afterlifesaga The Two Kings The Triple Goddess The Quartermoon The Pentagram Child – Pt 1 The Pentagram Child - Pt 2 The Cult of the Hexad Sacrifice of the Septimus - part 1 Sacrifice of the Septimus - part 2 Blood of the Infinity War Happy Ever Afterlife – part 1 Happy Ever Afterlife – part 2   The Forbidden Chapters (Books 1-3)   The Glass Dagger – The Afterlife Chronicles book 1   Vincent’s Immortal Curse – Book 1 of the Kings of Afterlife series Transfusion (book 1 of 3 part series)    Draven's Afterlife - Book 1  
Maughan Library
The facade and great gate entrance certainly evoke the Harry Potter feel to the place but wait till you see an exhibition at the Weston Room of the Maughan Library, a rather legitimate excuse for the public to be be given the permission to enter this private and exclusive university library. The seemingly 'floating fires' of the chandeliers and 'sleeping guards' of the 16th and 17th century tomb monuments of the Weston Room all provide an atmosphere reminiscent of the brand of movie series some of our generation have strong affections for. The stained glasses illustrating the coat of arms of the previous Master of the Rolls and the mosaic tiles on the floor all add to that Harry Potter-ish feel of the place. As a matter of fact, the history of the place (before it got converted -- to critical acclaim -- into a prestigious university library) stretch back as far as the early 13th century, when it (or whatever's left of it) served as a 'Domus Conversorum'. Maughan Library is certainly worth a visit if you happen to pass by.   Opening Hours  3 January 2019 - 8 September 2019 Franklin-Wilkins Library, Waterloo campus, closed 8 - 9 June.   New Hunts House Library, Guys campus, closed 15 - 16 June.  Maughan Library, Strand campus, closed 29 - 30 June.   Archives Reading Room, Strand Campus, closed for stocktaking from Monday 9 to Friday 13 September 2019, open as usual on Tuesday 17 September.   HOW TO FIND US... Chancery Lane is a short walk from the Strand Campus. The Library is on the right-hand side as you walk up Chancery Lane from Fleet Street. Visitors are requested to inform Security and Library staff of their arrival.                                
The London Library
The London Library  The London Library is one of the world's great lending libraries, with an amazing collection of over 1 million books, and an equally extraordinary history. Behind its elegant facade overlooking St. James's Square is a vast network of books, where since the mid-nineteenth century, seven buildings have been brought into one and a great centre of learning. These tours are an amazing opportunity to learn about the history and architecture of the building from an experienced guide, and see some of the treasures from the collection up close. The London Library is a must-visit for literature enthusiasts. The bad news is that it's a private lending library, and you can't just walk in off the street. The good news is that they offer free tours one evening per month, and you can book free tickets through Eventbrite. These tours are an amazing opportunity to learn about the history and architecture of the building from an experienced guide, and see some of the treasures from the collection up close.   NEW OPENING HOURS Our evening opening arrangements for Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays have now changed.  On Monday and Tuesday evenings members will be able to use the Library until 9pm. On Wednesday evenings the Library will normally close at 5.30pm to help support evening venue hire which is an important source of income for us. On many occasions, however, we will be able to stay open until 9pm as often public events are sufficiently self-contained that they can be hosted in the first floor reading rooms without restricting member access to other parts of the Library. Where this is the case, the Library - with the exception of the Reading Room, Writers' Room and Sackler Study - will remain open to members until 9pm.  We will provide regular updates in advance on this website page and via our monthly newsletters about the Wednesday dates where we are able to offer later opening hours .
The Wiener Library
The Wiener Library is one of the world's leading and most extensive archives on the Holocaust and Nazi era. Formed in 1933, the Library's unique collection of over one million items includes published and unpublished works, press cuttings, photographs and eyewitness testimony. The Library traces its roots back to Germany in the 1920s. Dr Alfred Wiener, a German Jew, having fought in WWI, returned to Germany in 1919 and was horrified at the surge of right-wing antisemitism, which blamed Jews for the defeat. Dr Wiener worked with the Central Association of German Citizens of Jewish Faith to combat antisemitism, writing, lobbying and speaking publicly. From 1925 (the year Hitler published Mein Kampf) he perceived a greater threat from the Nazi Party than any other antisemitic group or party. Under his influence an archive was started just to collect information about the Nazis, which formed the basis of campaigns to undermine their activities. Dr Wiener and his family fled Germany in 1933 and settled in Amsterdam. Dr Wiener's first archive is believed to have been destroyed. Later that year he set up the Jewish Central Information Office at the request of the Board of Deputies of British Jews and the Anglo-Jewish Association. The JCIO essentially continued the work of the earlier archive. Following the November Pogrom of 1938, Wiener prepared to bring his collection to the UK. It arrived the following summer and is believed to have opened on the day the Nazis invaded Poland. Throughout the War the JCIO served the British Government as it fought the Nazi regime. Increasingly the collection was referred to as ‘Dr Wiener's Library' and eventually this led to its renaming. Post-war, the Library assisted the prosecutors at the Nuremberg Trial, amassed early survivor testimony and helped to shape the emerging academic study of the Holocaust. Today, the collection is among the largest and most respected in the world and continues to grow. In 2011 it moved to new premises in Russell Square and began a programme funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund to improve access and open its collections to the widest possible audience.
The British Library Wetherby
  The Library provides a Cloakroom and Locker Room for visitors, both located on the Lower Ground floor and accessible via a lift, ramp or stairs. Please note our Cloakroom is closed on Sundays, so please make use of our lockers then. Our Cloakroom and digital lockers are free to use. Lockers must be emptied at the end of each day. Visitors to our Reading Rooms are required to leave coats and bags in the Cloakroom or in a locker. If you are visiting our exhibition galleries you will also be required to leave backpacks in the Cloakroom.  For those visitors coming to the exhibition galleries on Sundays, please note that our Cloakroom is unavailable. All items must therefore be placed in our lockers. Facilities are available for bags that will not fit into lockers (see large luggage restrictions below) but we strongly recommend you also have a padlock/locking device on these items for added security.   Large luggage We restrict the size of luggage you can bring into the Library to airline ‘carry on’ size. Any luggage larger than 56 (H) x 45 (W) x 25 (D) cm will not be allowed into the British Library for safety and security reasons. There is a size gauge outside our entrance. Please note that this size restriction does not apply to pushchairs, foldaway bicycles, umbrellas or walking sticks. Toilets There are toilets on all floors of the Library, including disabled toilets within main toilet facilities and also separate unisex accessible toilets for privacy. Find more information on accessibility in the Library. Restaurants and cafés There are a wide choice of places to eat and drink across the Library site, which are open from 09.00 – 17.30. You can expect great food and coffee, combined with exceptional front of house service from our partners Graysons and Origin Coffee.