Winning stories

As I mentioned a few weeks ago my short story, Seeing Him Again for the First Time won the RWNZ Chapter short story contest this year (insert excited squeal here).

I received my prize (a book voucher) last week and went along to the Chapter bookshop in Mt Eden. There is nothing nicer than coming home with a pile of novels to read. 🙂

If you’d like to read my winning entry and the other finalists’ stories you can in the 2018 issue of Liaisons Magazine. I hope you enjoy them.


The day has arrived…

Today’s the day when A Pivotal Right, the second book in the Shaking the Tree Series, is available on Amazon. Yay!


Here’s the proof of the paperback in all its glory. At just over 400 pages it’s my longest novel yet, but I’ve been advised by those who have read it that it’s a real page-turner.

To those of you who have pre-ordered the e-book at the discounted price, thank you and I hope you enjoy it. If you feel inclined to leave reviews on Amazon and Goodreads when you’re done I’d be most appreciative.

Right, I’d better get back to writing the third book.

A Month of happenings

I am currently doing a final proofread of the formatted manuscript for A Pivotal Right (book two in the Shaking the Tree series). It will be available for preorder from Amazon in a few days with a release date of 15 August 2018.

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To celebrate the upcoming release of A Pivotal right, the E-book of book one in the series, The Moral Compass, is available for .99c (US) from now until the middle of August. It will be popping up on lots of promotional sites over the next month including here on Book today.

The moral compass beach cover front only 2 alt text copy