Category Archives: Contemporary Fiction

The Evolution of Sylvia Graves by Nicole O’Connor

The Evolution of Sylvia Graves is a coming-of-age-story. It defines victory over adversity in the days before social media. Young women living in such remote, conservative societies were considered ideal marriage material, for it was believed the less a girl … Continue reading

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Hotel Girls by Nicole O’Connor

Set in Rhodesia 1976, this coming-of-age story delivers twisted romantic adventure. Overnight, sixteen-year-old Sandra Robertson finds herself alone in a hostile land where her education is terminated. Friends rally and send her to live with her grandmother. A true survivor … Continue reading

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Private Viewing by Geoff Palmer

He had a body to die for. She might just do that! “Bastards!” Jane Child doesn’t think much of her boss when she’s passed over for promotion. Nor does Matt, the mysterious homeless guy camped across the street. But Jane … Continue reading

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Telling Stories: A novel by Geoff Palmer

Steven Spalding is a mild, unexceptional civil-servant, overweight and solitary. But he has a secret; an alter ego in the form of wise-cracking, anarchic Eric Dombey. As Eric, Steven can become the self he sometimes wishes to be, but as … Continue reading

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The Goal Kicker by Paul Corrigan

1968. Richard is 18, a socially awkward loner in his last year of school. He lives alone with his grandmother. His world in a cosy New Zealand town is about to change. Colin Ashton, principal of his school, opens a … Continue reading

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Something Borrowed by Louisa George

Something old. Something new…? When Chloe Cassidy is jilted at the altar it’s all her nightmares rolled into one. Her mother is convinced she’s the victim of the family curse. Her sister believes she just hasn’t found The One yet. … Continue reading

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The Second Foot by Peter Thomas

Book 3 of the Pushing Boundaries Trilogy. Can imagination outwit grim reality? He replied with a question, “Have you ever watched someone walking?” “Of course I have. What do you mean?” “When we take a step, we’re falling forward ad … Continue reading

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