Flight of the Bluebird, the second book in my Time Crystals series, has been released under the banner of Authors Reach. The Time Crystals is a series of mystery adventures for young adults, set in my native county of Cornwall. In the first book, The Time Crystals, schoolgirl Clara Callenick discovers a time portal in… Read More Flight of the Bluebird – out now!
Coming from a Cornish mining family, not to mention being born at the site of a former tin mine, I’ve always had a fascination for rocks, minerals, and all things crystalline. With this background, it’s hardly surprising that my novel The Time Crystals features a mine shaft – albeit one harbouring dangerous secrets. Re-released this week with Authors… Read More Life, Art and Time Crystals
My new novel, The Mystery of Acorn Academy, published by Authors Reach, is now available for pre-order from Amazon. Amazon UK Amazon US A young adult adventure set in Cornwall, this is my second novel, and the first in my planned series of Cornish Mystery Adventures. My aim was to write a gripping adventure story,… Read More The Mystery of Acorn Academy!
I’ve heard it said that life imitates art, and I’ve always thought there was something quite mysterious about the process of inventing stories—but even I was amazed recently when two friends sent me links to articles about a fascinating new discovery in science: Time Crystals! Those of you familiar with my writing will understand my… Read More Time Crystals are real!
Excerpt from ‘Silvana the Greening’ by Belinda Mellor: “The woods,” he said. “Would you move away from them?” She regarded him sternly. “You think too much of the woods, when you should be listening to the litigations in the courtroom, inquiring after the latest discussions of the Assembly, studying in the library. Maybe we should… Read More On Moving House …
After years of planning and preparing, after sleepless nights and hours spent wondering What if?, it’s all change for me and my husband, M. At long last, we are selling up and moving to our plot of family land, which is located in a former tin-mining village. Those of you familiar with my young adult… Read More All Change!