Map of Ohinyan

The map of Ohinyan is so big, it was only possible to fit the centre section in the front of The Third Sun: Daughter of the Phoenix Book One. Email subscribers can see a full size map of Ohinyan here. If you haven’t signed up to my newsletter, enter your details into the form below. * indicates required Email Address … Read More

Pronunciations for the Daughter of the Phoenix Series

Not sure if it’s Fi-yah or Fee-ah? Oh-hin-yun or Oh-in-yaan? I got you covered! Fia Fee-a Noor Nor Altair Al-tair Navarii Nav-arr-ee Runa Roo-nah Malachai Mal-a-kai Oren Or-un Makya Ma-kee-yah Maab Mab Enne En Gnossaan Nos-ahn Lina Lee-nah Silla Sil-ah Talina Tah-lee-nah Raiaan Rye-anne Mizune (Mizunese) Mih-zoon (Mih-zoon-eeze) Yahto Yah-toe Ilawu Ill-ah-woo Ohinyan Oh-hin-yun Himeran Him-air-un Iraluxian Ear-ah-loo-tion Aurelli Oar-elle-ee … Read More

Building Better Relationships Between Authors and Bloggers

Recently I’ve been on a mission to find out how, as an indie author, I can connect with readers in a more meaningful way. I consider myself a reader, first and foremost – the “writer” label always comes second. As a reader, I find book groups and bloggers are my best source of what books I should be adding to … Read More

Free Fantasy Books

I love teaming up with other authors to provide free books. For the month of February there are three great promotions going on. First up – prequels! We all love an origin story, don’t we? Here’s 60+ free prequels to get stuck into: Next up, some clean young adult and new adult fantasy reads: And last but not least, 50+ … Read More

Making Meaningful Connections As An Indie Author

Something a little different today! As an indie author, my time is often divided between writing, editing and marketing. But there are many, many tasks in between and days can quickly become just me and my laptop for the entire day. I’ve spent countless hours researching different aspects of indie/self publishing, and I know I will continue researching forever. There … Read More

The Angel’s Calling Audio Drama Adaptation

A very exciting audio drama adaptation of The Angel’s Calling is in the works with the Alternative Stories Podcast. More information about the adaptation will be available here and on my social media pages very soon. In the mean time, go check out the podcast! Haven’t read The Angel’s Calling yet? Get a free copy when you sign up to … Read More

Cover Illustration for The Third Sun


The cover illustration for The Third Sun: Daughter of the Phoenix Book One was created by the incredible Natalya Sorokina. Follow her on instagram: @jwitless_art Look out for future collaborations with Natalya for book two and more 🙂

The Aldridge Family

Illustration by Natalia Sorokina. Follow her on instagram: @jwitless_art Eighteen-year-old Fia Aldridge always wanted to be an archaeologist, just like her parents, Anthony and Elizabeth (Tony and Liz). They were killed on an expedition in South America when Fia was thirteen. Fia’s sister Sophie was seventeen and in her second year of A-levels. For almost a year Sophie fought to … Read More

Pre-order The Third Sun

The Third Sun

Pre-order The Third Sun from Amazon (ebook). A print version will be available on release, Saturday 22nd February 2020. The sun is dying, the windows to Earth are closing. Time is running out. After the death of her sister, eighteen-year-old Fia Aldridge knows one thing for certain: she doesn’t belong anywhere. But then she tumbles into the parallel world of … Read More

The Angel’s Calling is now available for free

The Angel’s Calling: Daughter of the Phoenix Prequel is now available for free. Parallel worlds, an angel and a witches’ prophecy. Alexander is the youngest leader of angels in the history of Ohinyan, a world parallel to Earth. Ohinyan’s sun is dying, and its inhabitants are on the brink of war. A witches’ prophecy convinces Alexander to retrieve seventeen-year-old Fia … Read More