Dawn D. Jones

Biography

... thus I lingered in a childhood of ambrosial essence, writing within a bedroom of lavender water-colour. The Australian bush was my first awakening.

Days and nights are dreams of creative writing, poetry and art. Imagination is the bonfire of my soul. A most admired and loved author is Edmund Shaftesbury (1852-1926), whose volumes implode the mind cells.

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Books

Mrs. Faggit's Seaside Lodgings
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,740. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2014 by Rosy Garland Books. Category: Fiction » Historical » Victorian
Peel back the yellow-budded wallpaper. On these panels someone wrote of sullen lives, sealed secrets, gossip, false charm, jealousy and rivalling ancestors... all behind the fantasy facade of a recluse's delight that retains its 19th century quirkiness. Mrs. Damask Faggit, spinster and inheritor of the family's walls, entranced the leathery house into a sprightly
Manderlay's Meow
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,730. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2014 by Rosy Garland Books. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Manderlay, the ginger tom, soars past his common beginnings to become the masterly beast his ancestors would be proud of. This is his tale.
Wine of Roses
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,280. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2014 by Rosy Garland Books. Category: Nonfiction » Sex and Relationships  » Women's sexuality
Set up a shrine to beauty, placing figurines of Aphrodite, swans, mermaids, nymphs and sirens. Add white, pink and red flowers for serenity and allusion. As you expand your awareness of love, you will notice a difference in your face… a softening; a certainty of feminine strength. The blood of roses drenches the soul. Essence preparation given for Moon Rose Dew and Blush of Rose.
No Place For Sluggards: Installments 1-5
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,220. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2014 by Rosy Garland Books. Category: Fiction » Historical » Victorian
The faces of Victorian England---cheeky gaslight stories of destiny and poverty. Some of them have plans, some of them have nothing. The lazy have much to fear. In the midst of all this a few minds light up with the energy of possibilities. Each chapter features a character, occupation and tricks of survival. Few see a Higher life.
The Same Old Things
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,130. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2014 by Rosy Garland Books. Category: Fiction » Christian » Short stories
An effervescent vintage shortie reminding us of the things we forget to love because they are always there. .Two strange, festive old women, Esther and Gladiola; romp through the meadows of yesteryear, bringing you the wild nectar of cottage daffodils.
The Lavender Seller's Fortune
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,290. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2014 by Rosy Garland Books. Category: Fiction » Christian » Historical
Poverty to prosperity. How did they do it in Victorian England days? "The Lavender Seller's Fortune presents flower-seller Fedelia, making her life with pennies. In a rented slum room, she prepares a plan to snatch success. How, you enquire, does a young woman abandoned from childhood know what to do? What guides her and is it obtainable for all?
Promise of Rose Cottage
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,410. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2014 by Rosy Garland Books. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
A short peep into the scheme of 1930s romance writer Esperance, plus a note from the author on the end of the breathless Victorian love novel. Esperance lived as a secret writer in the sense that nobody, except her maid, knew how she wrote or indeed who she was. In private, the two recluses laughed at society, never allowing their sighing readers to invade a moment of their shielded lives.
The Lavender Seller's Bag: Flowers Of Wisdom
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,490. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2014 by Rosy Garland Books. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies
Whimsical pixie style knitted bag to go with the story of "The Lavender Seller's Fortune". Main section in Flowers of Wisdom lace pattern (double point needles). Soft handle of pure silk ribbon, eyelet drawstrings also in silk ribbon. Lilac glass bead and crystal facetted bead finish the i-cord dangle. Fern Leaf edging frill. Lined in pink lilac pure silk. Project used 4ply pure wool in Iris.
The Winsome Tea Shop
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,920. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2014 by Rosy Garland Books. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
In her tea shop that still reigns with the full splendor of ruffles and starch, Mrs. Prudy Murrell continues to charm a fortunate circle of customers with her elegant confectioneries. The pantomime of life reveals the secret of nature that abides within. It is for everyone who has imagined a Winsome Tea Shop in the pauses of their lives. Short, old village story.
Pomegranate
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,040. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2014 by Rosy Garland Books. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies
Pattern for knitted pomegranate using 8ply felting wool. Instructions written in Australian/British English with US equivalents. Project worked in the round on set of double point needles. Average knitting and crochet skills required for this plump fruit, one of the seven species in the land of milk and honey. Bonus pattern included for an antique teapot handle cover.
The Creating Ray
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,920. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2013 by Rosy Garland Books. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity
You wish to add a drop of your violet soul to this world. What will be your offering? Is it the lily of beauty; devotion to ideals; fragrance of words, stimulating thought? Like a vessel of crushed cloves, your writing will impart its languishing aroma. This is the glossy wink of the subconscious. There exists deep within each soul a great love of beauty… the cry of the subconscious to create.
Lured Guns
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,950. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2013 by Rosy Garland Books. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Australia 1840… a salty, fleshly, ghost mystery about bush rangers in the unforgettable days of gold, guns and wayward women. Two sophisticated seekers, intangible travellers in the outback, set up their props for a furnace of power. Read the "...and then" at end of story to have a revelation on the creating ray of success. Original engravings of Australian bush-rangers by Victorian artists.
Writing Vignettes On A Gumleaf
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 750. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2013 by Rosy Garland Books. Category: Fiction » Historical » Victorian
Natty Old Australian Book Titles to Pump Your Thoughts. These Colonial, and most original book titles are yours to keep. Think of the short stories you could load up with these. Got your quill ready? Got the billy boiling for bush tea? Got your damper spread with cocky’s joy? Got yourself on a three-legged stool? Let's write for cash!
Gwyntiggeth
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,570. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2013 by Rosy Garland Books. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies
Gwyntiggeth Tingletree Faery Bear crochet pattern. Gwyntiggeth dwells in the Tingletrees, found only at Walpole, Western Australia. Moonlight glistens upon the secret Tingle faery-folk, misting them with merriment and joy.
Swoon
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 880. Language: British English. Published: November 23, 2013 by Rosy Garland Books. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
Writing in the mood of the Victorian romance author. A soiree on how to take up your pen in the private world of Red Velvet Literature for the pleasurable reading of ladies of all classes.

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