My Fiction Titles

Maria’s Dilemma
When Maria discovers Harriet Beecham’s body in the river, she runs to tell the police. But first she takes something, a necklace. She knows that this is wrong, but she doesn’t realise that other people also want the necklace. And they will do anything to find it.

Saturday Storm

Philip thinks everyone is against him – his father does not understand him, his mother does not care about him, his sister argues with him, his brother is too young. Tension builds up. When he, his family and his team travel to a basketball match one Saturday, something happens which changes his life.

Nelson’s Dream

Nelson Mbizi returns to his home in southern Africa after studying in Britain. When he tries to help a family of orphans he meets Viki, a South-African TV presenter. The story of Nelson and Viki’s relationship is told against a background of HIV/AIDS and government corruption on the one hand, and great humour and wonderful music on the other.
“A compelling story, with strong characters and a convincing setting told in accessible and moving language.” Language Learner Literature Award Judges

Dragons’ Eggs

Tendai comes to lie in an isolated African village. Tendai is a runner, a dreamer and a storyteller. When landmines turn his world upside down, he runs, dreams and tells stories to try to deal with a terrible tragedy. A gripping story of victory over man-made evil, and of a young man who never gives up.
“This book is hard to put down as it takes you on unexpected paths.” Language Learner Literature Award Judges
The Boy with Two Heads
  (Trifolium Books UK, 2012)
In 432 BC they think Themis is dead. Suzanne is drawn through thousands of years to keep him alive. Will his destiny be death or glory at Olympia? Will she regain control of her life in the present, or will her mind be occupied forever by the past?
"A wonderful story which brings the ancient Olympics to vibrant life. You can almost smell Greece from its pages…" Philippa Harrison, former Managing Director of Macmillan and Little Brown UK.
"It seems that young people's issues have hardly changed in 2,400 years!" Marion Clarke, fiction editor.