December 2014

SeaRISE bookcoverSummary from Goodreads

In the thrilling final part of The SeaBEAN Trilogy, Alice and her five classmates are – for reasons they have yet to discover – abducted to 2118 in the C-Bean, their time-travel device, only to find the world is a difficult and alienating place.

How will they survive their terrifying ordeal? Who can help them figure out a way to get back to their own time? Will they escape before their captor Commander Hadron catches up with them? Who is he anyway and what’s his connection to the mysterious Dr Foster?

Unsettled by the devastation they find everywhere in the future and armed with new knowledge about the C-Bean’s ultimate purpose, Alice and Co scour the planet, confronting many challenges in pursuit of answers to their questions.… Read more >>>


the lemon GSummary from Goodreads

Set on the rugged, mountainous west coast of Mallorca, this taut, sultry, brilliantly paced novel is a meditation on female desire, the vicissitudes of marriage, the allure of youth, and the politics of raising other peoples’ children.

The story takes place over one week in the heat of Deia, a coastal village on an island off the southeast coast of Spain. Jenn and Greg go for a break to enjoy languorous, hot afternoons by the pool. But the equilibrium is upset by the arrival of Greg’s daughter (Jenn’s step-daughter), Emma, and her boyfriend, Nathan. Jenn is in her early 40s, loves her husband and her daughter and she is content, to an extent.Read more >>>