As featured in Ellery Queen’s Mystery Magazine and Pulphouse Fiction Magazine and
Or look for my novels on my books page.
Novellas (Short Novels)
What’s the worst that can happen?
Daniel isn’t looking for a love to last his lifetime. He’s not even looking for a love to last a couple of hours.
Until he sees a woman riding the tram. Arms folded. Eyes closed. Like a superhero. He’s intrigued.
Norah’s lost one husband. Not looking for a second. Thinks she’s past all that love nonsense. But did she bury herself along with him?
Daniel can’t rewrite her history, but can he help her create a new future?
The Robin Hood of Private Detectives
Georgia Garside. Foul-mouthed Private Investigator. Ex-contortionist.
Out of her depth. In over her head.
Caught up in the war between a wealthy industrialist and the ex-sugar babe who can’t take a hint.
A laugh-out-loud tripartite battle of wits, winner takes all.
To say the letter was a surprise was an understatement. It arrived addressed to Miss Finlay Cox, which made the contents even more extraordinary.
Orphan Finn Cox inherits a cottage. Thinks it holds the key to her origins. Of course she takes a look. Who wouldn’t?
But when she gets there, she gets more than she bargained for.
Is it friend, family or foe?
One good turn deserves another
Ellie Porterfield is not one of THE Porterfields though she works in high-end fashion at their department store.
When a severely beaten man collides with her at a bus stop she calls an ambulance and renders first aid.
Is drawn further into a web of danger and deceipt that could cost her life.
But could it shed light on her troubled past as well?
Short Story Collections
For uncollected stories, see my Short Stories page.
Meet Morag Clementine. The new housekeeper at historic Hayward Hall. Her practical and capable attitude usually keeps her out of trouble…
Bitter and Sweet. Dark, nutty or plain. This collection is like a box of Christmas chocolates, there’s something for everyone!
You want to know what makes him tick. Your heart pounds when he’s nearby. You try to keep your secret passion close, but his touch is electric. All you can think about is him.
Felicia Clarke; influencer. Old Fashioned. Fiercely independent. Encourages others, but treads her own path. Dead, but fondly remembered. By some.
Do you have what it takes to be a hero? Whether that’s running into a burning building, standing up for what you know is right, or saving the Princess it’s going to take everything you’ve got and more besides.
You can struggle to find the place you call home. It’s not a place, it’s a feeling. You’ll know it when you find it. This collection of short stories explores our search for a place we can call home.
Welcome to Wilkinson’s! Mr Hall’s running a little late, can I get you a tea or coffee while you wait? What if I tell you about some of our recent cases?
Do you believe in fate or free will? In a world not so different from our own, even the Fates question their places in the universe. In this collection of fantastical Fate’s Bookshop stories, you’ll see where fate can take you.
Ms Blaelock’s Books
A somewhat more modern Mrs Beeton for a new generation; applying business techniques to personal matters. Like getting dressed, cleaning house, and feeding your friends.
Cooking for friends and family can be as terrifying as organising an international peace summit. Stress Free Dinner Parties offers a simple step-by-step plan for getting it all done. So you can relax and enjoy the party too.
Buying clothes seems easy, but getting matching ones that fit you and your lifestyle and share washing instructions is more difficult. Signature Wardrobe Planning shares a plan for buying the right clothes at the right price for the right life. So you always have something to wear that makes you look and feel confident.
Advice on managing wealth usually means sacrificing things that make life worth living. Holistic Personal Finance shows you how to manage your money according to the life you want. You can enjoy lattes, lunches with friends, and a prosperous tomorrow.
When you’re busy, taking care of your home takes too much time and energy, leaving you tired and discontented at the end of the day. Minimally Viable Housekeeping translates business effectiveness and efficiency techniques for the home. So you can spend more time doing the things that make life worth living.
You only get one life, and as it flies by in no time, the last thing you want to do is waste it. Drawing on business and project management techniques Planning a Life Worth Living reveals how to put your life back into your life planning,
A unique life story captured in watercolours
In sorrow and joy, good times and bad, Australia Felix is the fish-out-of-water story of one man’s attempt to live the Great Australian Dream in early colonial Melbourne.
In a a series of quirky and hilarious autobiograhical illustrations, Edward Wilson chronicles his encounters with the various people and events that help him find his feet, living on the newest frontier down under.
Life and death. But not as you know it.
Dying is just a new beginning.
There’s a killing to be made at the bank.
She can take him or she can take him.
Take an ordinary moment. Add golden light and dramatic music. Now you’ve got a movie.
In a roadhouse in the middle of nowhere, Diana has a decision to make.
Matilda May McDonald, so-called crazy-cat-lady. Will this Christmas offer salvation.
Zoo doesn’t believe in ghosts…
Sometimes you get a second chance.
Home is where the heart is
and black magic.
Would you help a stranger?
Find a secret.
Let it go.
Can the business’ most efficient and effective Personal Assistant solve a crime?
Happily ever after…
Ava Gibson and Ryan Griffith. Knocking heads together. Literally.
Friends come and go…
Travelling can be detrimental to your health
Do Cinderella slippers come in Chelsea boots?
Find your own pack
Sometimes, seeing is believing.
She wants to blend in but she’s trained to stand out.
La Dolce Vita.
In the long dark night of the soul…
The Empire conquered her people, but Christmas conquered the Empire.
At the right time and place…
What would you do?
It takes an escapologist labrador…
When you die far from home
Alone in space… Almost.
Better to have loved and lost…
Failure is not an option.
Long Exposure Love
What is the long shadow of war hiding?
Edina Montrose wants to win the most anticipated reality show on TV. No matter the cost.
When the stars align, all things are possible
Danger within. Danger without.
Justice or Retribution?
The new broom sweeps clean
An author. An actor.
An absolute mess.
Fate leads those who follow
What’s scarier than living with ghosts?
A single day can change a lifetime.
Treachery at the Tailor’s Guild.
Vada Paloma is working so deep undercover she can’t find her way back.
Is Christmas the key to unlocking her present?
When all is not as it seems
Clothes make the man. Or do they?
No matter how far you go, you can’t escape the triads.
A blast from the past
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