stories

The Glassblower's Daughter And Other Tales from Southwest Germany

February 2017

From the deepest, darkest Black Forest to the opulent spa town of Baden-Baden, from the remote Swabian Mountains to the ruins at the university city of Heidelberg - these historical fiction stories set in Southwest Germany span over the last five centuries and touch on a diversity of lives including a runaway peasant boy, a delusional young lady, a depressed aristocrat, and a determined Nazi hunter.

Gold Medal Winner of the 2017 Global Ebook Awards (Short Stories/Essays category), the short story collection includes "Island of Flowers" (Finalist for the Tasmanian Writers' Prize 2015) and "Flower Behind her Ear" (Honourable Mention for the Aestas Short Story Competition 2015).

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Words On A Small Island: shortlisted Entries to the 2015 Collinson's Short Story Competition from The Waiheke Literary Festival

November 2016

The Collinson's Short Story Competition was run as part of the 2015 Waiheke Literary Festival. Waiheke is a small, picturesque island off the coast of Auckland, New Zealand, and the theme of the competition was Words On A Small Island. This collection includes my story - The Best Sandcastle on the Beach.

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LIVING OUT WEST

July 2016

In this New Zealand collection the Green Bay Writers explore the theme of West Auckland, be it through their own experiences, through fiction or through poetry. Come and along and explore the West with us and experience this beautiful piece of the world through our stories. The book includes my Underneath the Christmas Tree, set on a West Coast beach.

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Aestas 2015 Fabula Press Anthology

February 2016

In Kenya, Africa, a group of convicts break out of prison. A ship sinks off the coast of South Africa in 1782. In a small coastal town, Long John the mini-man seeks an identity. In England, Tom and Charlotte move into a new home. A young man in Ukraine struggles with hunger and pride while in distant Samoa, love blooms ...

Fourteen stories from fourteen authors, writing from all over the world. Includes my Flower Behind Her Ear, a tale of cultural and sexual diversity set in colonial German Samoa.

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Forty South Short Story Anthology 2015

September 2015

The ten works chosen for this anthology includes my Island of Flowers story and were selected from many entries submitted to the sixth annual Forty South Publishing short story competition, the Tasmanian Writers’ Prize. 

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The Local Administrator

October 2014

A historical fiction short story set in 17th century Siam, a time when the worlds of East and West collided, this is the story of a local administrator, Somdet Sinlapakon, who driven by misguided ambition, seizes on an opportunity presented by a visiting Frenchman. However, things do not go according to plan...

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