Solve a Murder. Stop a War. Save the World. Magic, murder, and a strangely alluring enemy ambassador. Brannon’s life just got complicated.
Something is hunting children in the streets of Alapra and murdering their parents. If Brannon can’t find and stop the culprit, all of Kalanon could be at risk. Brother Taran is facing childhood issues of his own as the trauma from his past life returns to haunt him. Monsters come in many forms and Taran knows this better than most. No one truly escapes the Children of Starlight.
“Currents of Change” is my urban fantasy/paranormal romance novel. Set in New Zealand, it follows the journey of Sara O’Neill as she creates a new life for herself while facing ghosts from the past. Currents of Change is the winner of 2 Koru Awards, a finalist for the 2016 Sir Julius Vogel Awards and has been awarded the Awesome Indies Seal of Excellence.
“The Psychology Workbook for Writers” is designed to help writers create realistic characters and conflict in their fiction. It uses the same psychological theories and tools used by counsellors and psychologists but adapts them to to be useful for writers as they build their characters and stories. Available on Amazon and selected bookstores.
“Shifting Worlds” is a collection of 16 stories spanning the worlds of fantasy, sci-fi, and literary fiction. Includes prize winning and brand new stories. Foreward by Jennifer Fallon, who says it “never fails to entertain and surprise.”
My short story, “Recession” is one of those in the anthology for charity project, “Baby Teeth: Bite-sized Tales of Terror”. You can get a copy from Amazon or Paper Road Press “Baby Teeth” is the winner of the 2014 Sir Julius Vogel Award for best collected work.
“Obscured Vision” is a collection of short speculative fiction from authors represented by the Word|Link literary agency. Mine is among them. You can buy it in ebook format from Amazon.
Children’s anthology “The Best of Twisty Christmas Tales” features stories from renowned writers Joy Cowley, David Hill, and Dave Freer. It also features my story, “Albert and the Christmas Fairy”. 10% of the profits from this book go to the Muscular Dystrophy Association. You can purchase the book from Amazon or from Phantom Feather Press.
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