Boy Swallows Universe || Opening up a World of Beautiful Words

His brother never speaks. His mother is in prison. His only friend is a criminal. And unless he gets into prison to see his mother, he doesn't think he'll ever see her again. Also, his step-father deals drugs, and his father – just isn't there. When Eli's life falls apart, he is left to pick … Continue reading Boy Swallows Universe || Opening up a World of Beautiful Words

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Into the TBR Box || A Place for Storing Stories

Under my bed, there sits a box covered in pages from an old copy of a 'Little House' book. The books it holds never stay the same for long - but it's always stuffed full to the brim, almost bursting at the seams. That box is my 'TBR box', and I'd like to take you … Continue reading Into the TBR Box || A Place for Storing Stories

Sister, Falling Asleep in My Arms || Poem

On a recent camping trip, my almost-littlest sister and I would snuggle together as she fell asleep. They're precious moments - someone you love falling asleep in your arms, feeling their head get heavy as you watch their eyelids droop. I wrote the first draft of this poem with her head nestled into my elbow, trying to only move my wrist - so I didn't disturb her. I'll cherish these simple moments of peace forever...

The Sentinel’s Alliance || The Aftermath of Victory (Publication Day Push)

Can new alliances save the Silent Sea Islands from the murderers stalking their shores? As the island of Kalaya and its people recover from civil war, a new threat surfaces. Invaders from the island of Elkena hunt the seas for magic users, determined to obliterate them. Their scar-faced captain seeks the Fire Mage and Tei … Continue reading The Sentinel’s Alliance || The Aftermath of Victory (Publication Day Push)

The Silent Sea Chronicles: The Sentinel’s Reign || Part Two of a Double Book Review (Blog Tour)

The Sentinel’s reign is doomed to failure unless Tei can prevent the Kalayan people from plunging into war. With the new Sentinel initiated and the magic restored on Kalaya, life is flourishing for Tei and the exiles. But Rathnor’s plans for war soon escalate and thwart any chance of peace. Brogan’s position on the Assembly … Continue reading The Silent Sea Chronicles: The Sentinel’s Reign || Part Two of a Double Book Review (Blog Tour)

The Silent Sea Chronicles: The Lost Sentinel || Part One of a Double Book Review

The magical island of Kalaya is dying, along with its Sentinel.The Assembly controls Kalaya. Originally set up to govern, they now persecute those with magic and exile them to the Turrak Mountains. Tei, a tailor’s daughter, has always hidden her magic but when her father's old friend visits and warns them to flee to the … Continue reading The Silent Sea Chronicles: The Lost Sentinel || Part One of a Double Book Review

Space Dragons || A Daring Adventure through Space and Out of Time (Blog Tour)

Stan Pollux had no idea he would be spending his summer holidays in the outer reaches of our solar system. But when he gets kidnapped by the Planet Dragon Mercury, most things suddenly seem small and insignificant. Stan finds himself in a universe of dragons who had once ruled the skies as gods: Mars, Venus, … Continue reading Space Dragons || A Daring Adventure through Space and Out of Time (Blog Tour)

The Grass People || Borrowers – But For Grown-Ups

The Grass People live in small villages, surrounded by the constant threats of mowers and giant four-legged creatures. But their life is not governed by these massive machines and beings. They live and die happy, passionate about their crafts, full of love for family and friends, and finding adventure and resources in everything they come … Continue reading The Grass People || Borrowers – But For Grown-Ups