Book, Children’s Stories, Crime, Dystopian, Erotica, Fantasy, Historical, Horror, Mystery, Psychological, Romance, science Fiction, Western

Something Different This Christmas

The Magic of Stories has recently started our own eBay Store. There are lots of books for sale on eBay, so what makes this a little different? They are mainly all pocketbook novellas that come with a personal letter from the author as well as a free bookmark.Prices are low and most of them, if… Continue reading Something Different This Christmas


Found by Drew by T S Arthur

Lia Hayes has never had much luck with men, but she’s had her heart broken for the last time. After piecing herself back together, she’s swearing off men. For good. At least she was until she met Drew Swan.When a girls holiday throws Drew in her path, it’s make or break for her damaged heart.… Continue reading Found by Drew by T S Arthur


When Jacarandas Bloom by Ellen Read

Stephanie Page has one chance to escape her abusive partner and she takes it. By the end of the day, she finds herself on the top of a mountain range. Is it far enough away? Can she be safe here?She’s drawn to a rundown tearoom, although she’s not sure why. The owner, Lynette, is cheerful… Continue reading When Jacarandas Bloom by Ellen Read

Crime, Historical, Romance

The Dragon Sleeps by Ellen Read

Benedict Archer, who is manager of Thornton Antiques in Melbourne and who has been secretly helping Alexandra learn more about her family business, is also invited. Alexandra asks Benedict and Edith Blackburn, her friend since childhood, to be with her when she approaches her father.When Edith claims that Benedict is in love with her, Alexandra… Continue reading The Dragon Sleeps by Ellen Read

Crime, Mystery, Paranormal, Romance, Thriller

Beautiful Book Covers

I'm always banging on about book covers, I think say are so important, and even more than that. I love them! Three of my novellas have had new ones, made by the multi-talented Paul White of Electric Eclectic books. Finding AmandaWritten at time when I was fascinated by filming on location. (I still am to… Continue reading Beautiful Book Covers

Mystery, Romance

When Jacarandas Bloom by Ellen Reed, a review by a Pauline Reid

I am a sucker for books, and if you read my blog, you’ll know, it's something I frequently mention. Show me a beautiful cover and I’m intrigued. Give me the description and I may just be tempted. When I read a good review like the one below, I have buy, or get it on KU… Continue reading When Jacarandas Bloom by Ellen Reed, a review by a Pauline Reid


A Review of Behind Closed Doors

It's very interesting when you come across a blog that reviews one of your books, as I did last week. Behind Closed Doors was a long short story I wrote back in the late eighties. In 2014 I rewrote it into a novel. The review by Paula Action on her blog was interesting as it… Continue reading A Review of Behind Closed Doors

Romance, science Fiction

Rise of a Warrior by Denna Holm

New Release Carla Trystan is a half-breed vampire who has spent her entire life running from powerful Hunters—aliens from another world. She is also plagued by nightmares, hearing the same deep, dark voice say night after night, ‘If you wish to live, child, take my hand.’ When she finally meets the man behind the terrifying… Continue reading Rise of a Warrior by Denna Holm

Anthologies, Romance

How is it for You?

Despite everything this year, I have had four family members move house and two new babies have come into the family.That should be a happy time, but it's been sad. My sister in law was saying how they have spent nearly thirty years living in a large Victoria house, and moved to somewhere completely different.… Continue reading How is it for You?

Romance, Western

Author Interview, About a Book with Chuck Kelly

Chuck KellySammy Description When the black slaves are freed at the end of the American Civil War, Sammy sets out for Texas to follow his dream of becoming a cowboy. But his unexpected skill with a gun gains him a reputation he did not seek, and soon he must choose between two paths in order… Continue reading Author Interview, About a Book with Chuck Kelly