Good morning everyone.
Now we have all settled into the new year, I can announce my current work-in-progress is a modern fantasy set in Adelaide.
This was an unexpected detour but is proving to be a pleasant one.
‘Aunt Enid: Protector Extraordinaire’ is a new genre for me – a cosy paranormal mystery (I found out this was a thing after I started writing…)
‘Daemons, fairies, magic: it’s all real.
The Otherworld is bleeding through the cracks in its shell.
And Adelaide is ground zero.
Something is coming. Something dark – trading souls for passage. And only one person stands between the Dark and the fate of the world.
Aunt Enid is just your average seventy-something year old. She loves to cook, is a regular at bingo and spends hours in her garden, talking to her arm of garden gnomes and fussing over the colour of her hydrangeas…
When people start disappearing, her great niece, Sally, is drawn into a secret world and soon discovers her great aunt is a Protector Extraordinaire.’
Then I am back to work on a new steampunk adventure series, ‘The Department of Curiosities’ – a steampunk tale of adventure, a heroine, mad scientists, traitors and secrets.
All for the good of the Empire.
A new information page on The Aunt Enid mysteries
has been added to my webpage. This will be a duology, and the first of four books in The Otherworlds
I got my first delivery of ‘Where’s Holmes?’ the absent Sherlock anthology by Queensland group, Specul8. My story, Mrs Hudson Investigates, is in it. A paid gig!
I have a few copies available for anyone living in Adelaide or you can buy them via Amazon or Book Depository.
So now I have another book to add to my brag shelf. Squee.
12.55 am – and a sudden flash of inspiration is scribbled in the dark while I’m half asleep. Now I have to decipher it. #amwriting