Fantasy, Horror, Crime and SF

NEW: Book inspired hand-made jewellery

If you love these stories, you might enjoy wearing jewellery inspired by these themes, including cosy crime, Richard III, vampires, werewolves, zombies (and other Children of the Night) –  and made by me!

Check out the Dangerous Charm site.

Coming in 2020

Branch and Root

Story: The Marbletree Wood

(This story is set hundreds of years after the events of The Witches of Tyne series)

An anthology inspired by trees, coming from Shooting Star Press.

Oz is Burning

Story: Harvest

An apocalyptic anthology from B Cubed Press, with profits going to WIRES, supporting recovery from Australia’s 2020 bushfires.

Oz is Burning was released in August 2020.

War of the Worlds: Battleground Australia

Story: Banjo’s War

An anthology inspired by HG Wells’ Martian Invasion – set in Australia in the past, present and future!

Buy War of the Worlds: Battleground Australia in paperback/ebook at:

Grant Me the Carving of My Name

Long Live the King
Myth and Man

Grant Me the Carving of My Name contains stories by noted Ricardians.  The proceeds go the the Scoliosis Association UK.

Scarlet Stiletto: The Ninth Cut 2017

Story: Jane

I am absolutely thrilled to have received the Body in the Library first place with my ghost story, ‘Jane’.


Story: Earworm Armageddon

Myths, Monsters, Mutations

Story: Passive Aggressive

And Then…

Story: Virgin Soil

Angela Slatter’s interview

Intrepid Horizons

Story: Death’s Door

My favorite is Death’s Door by Narrelle M Harris because Death is truly charming and the heavy questions posed are not without a light blend of macabre humor. 

~ Jennifer, Goodreads

Best New Zombie Tales Volume 2

Story: The Truth About Brains

The Year’s Best Australian Fantasy and Horror 2012

Story: Stalemate


Story: Show and Tell

“Show and Tell”, is a fun story involving archaeology, classroom mayhem, and the undead. Read it.

~ William Wilkinson, Amazon

Words are like oxygen

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