Blades

A Series by J. William Turner

Street Kid (Blades series part 1)
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Series: Blades, Book 1 · Adventure Down Under, Book 5. Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 41,120. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
A 12-year-old boy with dreams of being a helicopter pilot, Julian, and his widowed father, Craig, move from a small city to a big metropolis to start a new life. Upon arrival, Craig dies accidently, and Julian flees foster care to live as a homeless street kid until badly burned saving a baby from a car fire. Whilst in hospital, he is offered a home by the baby's wealthy grandparents.
High Country (Blades series part 2)
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Series: Blades, Book 2 · Adventure Down Under, Book 6. Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 41,270. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
Almost recovered from his severe burns suffered four years earlier, Julian is now aged seventeen and has commenced his helicopter-flying lessons. After qualifying, he finds himself in the desert of Central Australia, where he falls in love with a teenage Californian girl, Alison, who is on holiday with her family, before saving the lives of three children, two of whom are Alison's younger brothers
California Dreaming (Blades series part 3)
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Series: Blades, Book 3 · Adventure Down Under, Book 7. Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 43,040. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
Julian has been invited by the parents of the two American boys he rescued to spend his September school holiday with them in Los Angeles. Whilst their, love continues to blossom between him and their 15-year-old daughter, Alison. But, whilst flying a helicopter for a local radio station, he finds himself in a tense fight against massive wildfires, and suffers mental traumas which go undiagnosed.
Aftermath (Blades series part 4)
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Series: Blades, Book 4 · Adventure Down Under, Book 8. Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 40,320. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
Having survived some dangerous situations and seen death during the wildfire crisis in California, Julian returns home to Australia severely traumatised, but neither he nor those around him are aware. He begins abusing alcohol, which finally leads to an act of violence against his best friend. Diagnosed with PTSD, he goes to a rehab unit for teens, before slowly recovering and reclaiming his life.
Blades (whole four-part series)
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Series: Blades, Book 5. Price: $14.49 USD. Words: 165,510. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
Are heroes born or made? When a 12-year-old kid and his widowed father move to a big metropolis from a coastal city, a fatal tragedy begins a chain of events that tests the courage, self-reliance, integrity and survival skills of the boy. Set in many parts of Australia plus California, over a 5-year period, Blades follows his journey to adulthood and looks at the many lives he saves along the way.