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The Mermaid – Free 9 – 10 October

The Mermaid on Amazon kindle

The Mermaid on Amazon kindle

The Mermaid, a book of short stories for adults (not adult short stories – there is a difference) is free on Amazon Kindle today and tomorrow 9 – 10 October 2016. It is full of a variety of genre that will help you pass an enjoyable half hour with your coffee. The story, The Mermaid, was a prize winning story. Why not download now and read when you have the time.

All my books are free on Kindle Unlimited all the time and are available in paperback. Your feedback will be welcome and appreciated.

The Green Book – Free – Last two days


The Green Book, is a children’s book, suitable for children of 4-11 years. It is a chapter book, which works well for bedtime stories. It is FREE on Amazon Kindle, today and tomorrow, 9-10 October.

My other children’s book, Tiny Tyrannosaurus, is always free on Amazon Kindle Unlimted.

Both books are available to buy in paperback format and if you purchase the paperback, then the kindle version is free, because you shouldn’t have to buy the book twice. (Unfortunately it doesn’t work the other way round.)

Desdemona – The Dragon without any friends, is a new children’s book, for younger children, coming out on Amazon Kindle soon.

Free Books – last two days.

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Autumn Gold, is a poetry book, full of variety and forms of poetry. It is FREE on Amazon Kindle, today and tomorrow, 9-10 October. My main aim when writing poetry is that the reader will find some to enjoy.

My other poetry book, Nature’s Gold, is always free on Amazon Kindle Unlimted.

Both books are available to buy in paperback format and if you purchase the paperback, then the kindle version is free, because you shouldn’t have to buy the book twice.

I’d love to hear your views on my poetry and hope you enjoy it.

Free children’s book 6 to 8 October


All my books are permanently free on Kindle Unlimited, but if you don’t have that, Tiny Tyrannosaurus will be free on Thursday 6 October to Saturday 8 October.

These books are suitable for children from 4 – 11 years. They are magic chapter books, which build into a novel.

Here’s an extract from The Green Book

Secret Spells

Alana loved the long light days of summer. There was endless time to play with friends and freedom to explore the countryside as long as they all stayed in a group. She knew that Adam, Kirsty and Kurt would be playing football at the Rec this morning, so she felt particularly cross when her father sent her to tidy up her bedroom.
‘And don’t just shove everything behind the bed,’ Dad shouted. ‘I shall be up to check.’
Alana liked her room the way it was. She slumped down on the bed. ‘Why were parents so hung up about keeping the house tidy? It’d only get messy again,’ she thought, and it was then she noticed a small dark green book on the floor. ‘Strange, have Nana and Papa been to the boot fair again?’ They were always buying lovely presents for her and her brother Isaac. On the front of the book the title was lettered in gold: Secret Spell Book for Ten Year Olds.
‘I must remember to say thank you when they come over,’ she thought and bent and picked it up.
It made a Brrr sound, shook a little and flipped open to a page entitled, ‘How to Tidy Your Bedroom in a Minute’.
Alana read the page carefully. It said you had to say this awfully long word and your bedroom would tidy itself. Of course being a very bright girl she didn’t believe a word of it, but just in case she thought she’d have a go. She broke the word down into small parts and said each part carefully.
All of a sudden, her toys and clothes lifted themselves off the floor. She watched in amazement, but then everything started flying around her head. Books whizzed up to the bookcase and then jiggled themselves upright and popped into place. Clothes folded themselves and jumped into drawers. Dolls found spare limbs and made themselves whole again. Her collection of rocks zoomed into the correct compartments of their display box. Alana had to put her arms round her head to stop herself being hit by anything.
Then all was quiet. She looked round her room and it was immaculate. Alana smiled.
‘That was so much fun,’ she thought, so she went into the next room where Isaac was playing with his dinosaurs.
‘I’ve got a secret Isaac,’ she said. ‘Come and sit over here in the corner with me and watch.’ She didn’t want him hurt, when the toys started flying.
Still holding the book she read out:
‘What are we doing?’ said Isaac.
‘Just watch,’ said Alana and as she spoke all the dinosaurs rose from the floor. They seemed to become alive. She was sure one of them blinked. They flew round the room and landed in their box. Cars rolled into their garage. Books emerged from all sorts of hidden places and zapped themselves into the bookcase. Alana and Isaac watched engrossed in the scene before them.
Five minutes later when Dad came to check her room, she was just sliding the spell book under her pillow. She didn’t want to lose it.
‘Oh you have worked hard Alana. Thank you. I’ll walk you up to the Rec so you can play football with your friends. Isaac do you want to come with us?’
‘No Dad. Alana magicked all my dinosaurs away and I want to get them out again. I’ll stay with Mum.’
Dad gave an indulgent smile, ‘That brother of yours has such an imagination!’
Alana raised her eyebrows but she couldn’t help grinning.

11-12 June 2016 Free Poetry Books


This Saturday on 11 to 12 June my poetry books, Autumn Gold and Nature’s Gold are free on Amazon Kindle. If you love poetry on many topics and in a variety of formats please download these books for free, this weekend. I hope you enjoy them.

Nature’s Gold Link for Amazon USA
Autumn Gold Link for Amazon USA
Nature’s Gold Link for Amazon UK
Autumn Gold Link for Amazon UK

Both books are also available in paperback.

Heavenly Scent

There on her dressing table,
hidden in the clutter,
lay the spherical perfume bottle,
dully shimmering under the dust.
Holding it close, she wafted before me.
Although gone, she lingers here in my mind.
Flowery, gentle and always there,
present in every room,
bringing meaning,
showing kindness,
giving love to a lonely child.
They squabble now over her riches,
as I slip her under my coat
next to my heart
and take her safely home

Poetry Books Free today #IASD

autumn gold front 2 These are the latest covers of my poetry books. Amazon have said they’ve been updated although they’re not showing on their website yet. Both e-books are full of poems to enjoy and are free today Friday 15 April 2016 until and including Sunday 17 April 2016. The paperbacks are only around £5, and then the e-book is free at anytime. Why not pick up your copy now.

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Nature’s Gold UK link

Autumn Gold UK link

Nature’s Gold USA link

Autumn Gold USA link

Free children’s books 6-8 Nov 2015 #IAREG

51lOMDj1yeL._SX351_BO1,204,203,200_ My books are always free on Kindle Unlimited but from Friday to Sunday 6-8 November, they are also free on Amazon’s Kindle. You can download The Green Book here .

41lXtm+NfQL._AA160_The link for Tiny Tyrannosaurus is here .

Each book is less than £5 if you’d prefer a paperback. These books are laced with magic, easy to read and make great bedtime stories.

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