After many years of University and Army training, 21-year-old Struan Kenrick is given two weeks leave before being transferred to a new position in Darwin. On arrival at the airport close to the family properties, Struan learns from his oldest brother, Euan, that their youngest brother Sawney is being ostracised by their grandparents, making him isolated and depressed. Determined to improve the situation for his baby brother, Struan organised for Sawney and him to go on a short holiday, firstly on the Indian Pacific train, and then a stay on Rottnest Island, but things take a dramatic change once on the train.
Follow the adventures of Jacob Blackwood, a young man who has the opportunity to travel all over the world, climbing the summits of some of the worlds highest mountains and hike some of the best hiking tracks, until a mishap puts a sudden stop to future adventures.
"I have grown tired of remembering. Mes souvenirs tuent. My memories kill me. So it falls to me to make them known in these writings before my soul is set free at last." ~ Lord Cedrick Temple, Duke of Buckingham
Jesse went up into the mountain to retreat from everything, which is why the last thing he was expecting was to see his best friends cousin show up at the door, needing a safe haven too. Will he be able to conquer the fears that sent him running, or will his attempt to leave the mountain cost him his life?
Martin Pop is the vein of magic people who show up, fix the problems a family is experiencing and then leaves. He is a creature of magic like Mary Poppins or Nanny McPhee. Where he goes healing, love, and happiness is bound to follow. Martin, unlike the others, finds himself working in the United States rather than England or Australia, because unfortunately Americans need that type of magic more right now. What happens when this magic man is called to aid an injured soldier and his poor nephew?
Written for the 2018 Fall Anthology - Fight Back and/or Good Intentions
In the years following an extinction level event caused by a gamma-ray burst, humanity is clinging to life in a devastated world. In the chaotic aftermath, the Xenoni, an alien race whose goal is galactic conquest, invade Earth.
All life on Earth is at its limit, and it is now time for humanity to fight back.
This is the story of Australian Naval Officer - Lt Commander Lewis Shaw, who after receiving wounds from an IED, while serving as a explosives demolition expert, spends 12 weeks recovering from his injuries.
After being discharged from hospital, he travels to Perth, to stay with his best friend- Kylie, who is a Federal Police Officer, and after a bumpy reunion with his older half brother - Jeremy, he is offered a remote retreat to stay at, so he can continue his recovery, and this is when things take a dramatic turn in his life.
After losing his wife to illness, a decorated war hero is determined to keep his family together, but his parenting skills are tested during the summer break by financial restraints, an increasing reliance on alcohol, and the discovery that his eldest son is gay.
George Granger has been separated from his command, and how finds himself in limbo, waiting for Valiant to return. In the meantime, the Admiralty has found other things for him to do. Little does Granger know that when his ship finally does return, he'll be given an entirely different challenge, one that will take him to entirely new waters.
A heads up to you guys who might have not read the original "Gone From Daylight" series yet...this spinoff is also directly tied into the main story! So...SPOILERS within! /emoticons/default_tongue.png">
As a military outfit of both humans and vampires are sent out after a powerful target by the vampire Elders themselves, they may find themselves trapped in a situation that is much more deadly than they bargained for! Enjoy!
Ryan always loved the heroes with powers who fought crime and saved the world in his comic books. Then after a series of events, he discovers that he has become part of a new breed of soldiers with superhuman powers that come from the ability to manipulate the very structure of light. They fight against beings from another world called the Colossus and protect humanity against their destructive nature. Between rising to the legacy of his deceased brother to falling for a brooding man from a rival political family, Ryan begins to discover who he is and what the world truly needs...a Champion.