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With a newly awakened icetiger for his companion, Talon is finally learning the magic of the Kriite people, including telepathy and shape-changing. After his home town Jaria is attacked by Zeikas he embarks on a mission to seek help.Before Talon even understands the power within him, there are demon summoners after him. He is horrified to learn that the Zeika leader plans to use Talon’s body a... read more
Sarlice and I came to Tanza to escape from the Zeikas, and we were not prepared for a country on the brink of war. Where should our loyalties lie—to our home towns, to Tanza or to each other? The Zeikas have their fire magic, dragons and demons, but they lack the Kriite ability to communicate across vast distances using the waves. I know one thing—the skyearls will not give up Tanza without a ... read more
An African hippo gets his foot stuck in the mud, and lots of animals try to help, but even the biggest and strongest is unable. The hippo needs your help to get free. Your child will delight in this ebook, which makes them the hero of the story (you can say their name and gender as you read). The imagery of the hero is androgynous, meaning it could be a boy or a girl. This is the non-enhanced ... read more
Help children learn how to keep their cool."The Anger Volcano: A Book About Anger for Kids" is for children who need a little bit of inspiration to control their temper. A valuable resource for parents, counsellors, youth workers and teachers, it builds on the principles of neuroplasticity. "The Anger Volcano" encourages kids to use simple rhymes and exercises to train their brain, so that ang... read more
Casey has a new robot named Aon, and it is his job to teach him how to behave. Aon is keen to learn about the internet, so Casey informs him how children can stay safe online. There are real dangers in the world, and there are risks to using the internet as well. How will Casey teach a robot to consider the feelings of people online? Can he help Aon to understand how the actual world relates t... read more
When an eight-year-old Australian girl, named Myra, finds a shining yellow motorcycle in the shed, she doesn’t expect it to actually work. It has strange buttons on the display and something like an eyebrow on the headlight. There is a key in the ignition!Along with her pet bird, Diver, Myra finds herself on an exciting adventure across the other side of the Earth. The magic motorcycle takes h... read more
From early childhood I seemed to intuitively know that my life would always revolve around animals. I found so much comfort in their unbiased demeanor and as the years passed they taught me what the true meaning was of unconditional love.
Life is tough when you are a little stray kitten. Bubbles, a beautiful black and white cat, shares the antics, challenges and fun in her life that make her part of the eternal cat story. After being abandoned as a kitten, this little stray persists until she finds her forever home. This brave little warrior diligently keeps her chosen helper happy, protects her boundaries, and faces her fears.... read more
How to Attract and Retain Sponsors and Partners is a step-by-step business development process to help you become effective at attracting the right sponsors and partners to your organisation. It brings together Richard Woodward’s experience working with and training leading organisations on both sides of sponsorships and partnerships across multiple industry sectors.This book is essential read... read more
The great scientific discoveries no doubt influence all of our lives each and everyday. But how many adults know the stories behind these discoveries or the underlying scientific principles at work?In this book A J Neeson shares the history of the central thing that makes our modern lifestyles possible, electricity.The Wonderful Story of Electricity takes parents and children on an amazing jou... read more
Australian nurse Anne Donnell is off to World War I. Anne can hardly believe her eyes when she sees a fluffy little dog poking its head out of a soldier’s kit bag as he boards the ship. Dogs aren't allowed on a ship of war. Will Stitcher be discovered and tossed overboard?Arriving in Greece, Anne is thrown into a world of injured soldiers, guns and bombs. Some will live and some will die. Some... read more
A nun commits suicide in front of thousands in Spain. In Australia, Siobhan Russo recognises that nun as her mother, Denise Russo, who disappeared six years ago. In search of answers, Siobhan travels to the isolated convent where her mother once lived. Here she discovers Denise’s final confession, a book that details a heinous betrayal that left her crippled and mute, and Denise’s subsequent d... read more
Do you want to massively boost your sex-life?Do you want to learn better ways to entice, stimulate and satisfy your partner?Do you want to train your mind and body to improve sexual performance? "7 Steps To Sex God Status" is sensitively written to help optimise the sexual performance of men of all ages, and help them reach their full sexual potential. It provides the inspiration, motivation, ... read more
Orcs were only myth until Calan and his father found one caged in a snowy ravine, left abandoned to die. To keep it protected, his family must give up everything. But when a feared hunter and his daughter suddenly appear looking for the orc, more sinister people arise. The orc is hidden in the mountains to be trained to fight by a king’s soldier. The orc may not be prepared to battle those who... read more
How would you be different if your most traumatic memory was erased?Detective Jasmine West is determined to find justice for two dead women. Putting her career on the line to prove her hunch she is thrown into a world where people ease their pain by manipulating memory. With a lifetime of bad memories, mistakes and regrets, Jasmine struggles with the claim that a doctor can use neurosurgery to... read more
Pebbles in the Road takes you inside the extraordinary experiences of joy, sorrow, strength, hope and survival in one woman’s life. This story will wrench at the heart.From a mediocre childhood through the 50s and 60s in Brisbane to disappointing relationships, the joy of motherhood, and the love and loss of a son ... these are the happenings that have shaped a life.Readers will be able to rel... read more
Brent Williams started out life working on a vast cattle property in Australia for his father. Since then he has tried to put a life of bare knuckle fighting behind him. Earning respect from the battles on the streets, he became the notorious ‘Rooster’ — a charismatic, smooth talking, steely Casanova. It’s the year 1992, and the beginning of the next mining boom in Australia. Rooster, now in h... read more
Ea, master of Apsu, the great water beneath the earth; Gelert, the faithful hound; Medusa and Herakles; sirens, valkyries, fairies; Leonardo Da Vinci and Snow White — these are just some of the legendary characters that resonate within this thought-provoking garland of short stories from Australia. Archetypes from ancient mythology, lurking in the depths of our psyches, peer at us through the ... read more
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I'm a seasoned editor who has worked with several publishers, including Flux, Shadow Mountain, and Skyhorse, specializing in YA and romance.
Freelance copyeditor and proofreader offering 25 years of experience in scientific and educational publishing