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Book review: Hellenistic Astrology by Chris Brennan

March 4th, 2018 · No Comments · Astrology, Book Review, Publication

As the birth of Alexander the Great approached, legend has it that the court astrologer, seeing the imminent nativity would render a less-than-stellar chart, instructed that the mother should be girdled in restraints to delay her delivery. After some time had passed, and now seeing that a suitable ascendant would arise, the astrologer signaled the […]

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Mutual Reception: Book review by Mary Plumb, The Mountain Astrologer

July 4th, 2017 · No Comments · Astrology, Book Review, Instruction, Publication

Mutual Reception by Alan Annand, Sextile.com, 2016. Softcover 340 pp. $19.95 (ISBN 978-1-927799-24-6). Available from Amazon. Alan Annand is an experienced Vedic astrologer who has written two previous books from that tradition. His new book, Mutual Reception, takes a different approach; he begins with a survey of theories of mutual reception from the Western tradition […]

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Mutual Reception: Book review by Donna Van Toen, ISAR

April 10th, 2017 · No Comments · Astrology, Book Review, Instruction, Publication

Mutual Reception by Alan Annand, Sextile.com, 2016. Paper 339 pp. Price: $6.99 digital, $19.95 paper. Mutual reception has been around for 2000 years or so, and yet very little has been written about it. Sure, you’ll see mention of the fact that two planets in mutual reception will “help one another out,” but that’s about […]

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Book release: STELLAR ASTROLOGY by Alan Annand

April 2nd, 2015 · Comments Off on Book release: STELLAR ASTROLOGY by Alan Annand · Astrology, celebrity, Instruction, Palmistry, Publication, Upaye

STELLAR ASTROLOGY by Alan Annand: applications of jyotish (Vedic astrology). This is a compilation of essays on techniques, in-depth celebrity profiles, and analysis of mundane events. A highly informative reference work intended for serious students of astrology, it is written in a clear and lively style by an astrologer experienced in both western and Vedic systems. Available in […]

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FELONIOUS MONK: book review by Horoscope Guide

October 25th, 2014 · Comments Off on FELONIOUS MONK: book review by Horoscope Guide · Astrology, Book Review, Crime, Palmistry, Publication

This review first appeared in HOROSCOPE GUIDE, August 2014, and is reprinted here with the permission of editor and reviewer Ken Irving: ~~~~~~~~~ A little over two years ago I reviewed a mystery novel called Scorpio Rising, by Alan Annand. This title was actually the first in what he calls his “New Age Noir” series, […]

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SCORPIO RISING: book excerpt 3.12

August 22nd, 2014 · Comments Off on SCORPIO RISING: book excerpt 3.12 · Astrology, Crime, Publication

In this third excerpt, taken from Chapter 12 of SCORPIO RISING, we continue to follow the steps of astrologer Axel Crowe who, after 14 years of strict tutelage under his fierce Tantrik guru, is cast off to swim on his own. ~~~~~~~~~ Axel Crowe rode the streetcar from Queen Street West across the city to The […]

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SCORPIO RISING: book excerpt 2.9

August 18th, 2014 · Comments Off on SCORPIO RISING: book excerpt 2.9 · Astrology, Publication

A couple of years ago I wrote SCORPIO RISING, the first book in my New Age Noir mystery series. In Scorpio Rising, criminal profiler Axel Crowe investigates the killing of a New York heiress, and discovers her death is linked to two other murders on the same day: a dot-com millionaire in San Francisco, and the team leader […]

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SCORPIO RISING: book excerpt 1.4

May 24th, 2014 · Comments Off on SCORPIO RISING: book excerpt 1.4 · Astrology, Publication

As some of my readers know, I’m a writer as well as an astrologer. A couple of years ago I wrote SCORPIO RISING, the first book in my New Age Noir series. Here’s the cover blurb: Criminal profiler Axel Crowe investigates the killing of a New York heiress, and discovers her death is linked to two […]

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Jyotish Star interview: Alan Annand

May 4th, 2014 · Comments Off on Jyotish Star interview: Alan Annand · Astrology, Interview, Publication

A conversation with Alan Annand This was an interview (April 12, 2014) conducted by Juliana Swanson for the May issue of Jyotish Star emagazine. Juliana Swanson: Is Annand your real name? And are there any other astrologers in your family? Alan Annand: In my social circles – Jyotish, Ayurveda and Hasta – a lot of people […]

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Video interview: “New Age noir” author Alan Annand

September 20th, 2011 · 1 Comment · celebrity, Interview, Publication

Last week, courtesy of Nadiya Shah Productions, I enjoyed my second video interview, and the first in which I got to discuss my New Age noir mystery novel “Scorpio Rising“: A criminal profiler investigates the killing of a New York City heiress and discovers her death is linked to two other murders on the same day: […]

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