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
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!
As some of you might know, the journey of my novel The Time Crystals towards publication has been something of a novel in itself—a story of twists and reversals, defeats and triumphs, despair and elation. I’d been writing on and off my whole life, often combined with other things. In 2011, conscious that my obsession… Read More “The Time Crystals” has a New Publisher
Animal characters add depth and interest to a story, and I love including them in my writing. In my time travel adventure “The Time Crystals”, which I hope to publish this year, Jess the greyhound is an important character in her own right. She is Clara’s best friend, and an integral part of the family.… Read More The Time Crystals: Greyhound Excerpt