Jessi Hammond

Biography

Jessi Hammond writes fantasy, urban fantasy, science fiction and contemporary short stories and novels. All her work is G and PG rated. She likes cats and would love to live on a deserted island (as long as it had electricity and wi-fi, of course!).

Her website is jessihammond.com.

Where to find Jessi Hammond online


Where to buy in print


Books

The Lightning Stone
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,100. Language: Australian English. Published: February 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
A small piece of stone imbued with a mysterious essence will change people's lives forever... Eight thousand years ago, somewhere on land now buried beneath the North Sea, Thara is struggling to survive with the help of her wolf-dog, Tang. Then, in the midst of a wild storm, she finds a softly-glowing stone which calls to something deep within her, something she thought long buried...
Firebird Rising
Series: Kaikara, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 22,720. Language: Australian English. Published: December 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » General
The island of Kaikara is under threat from a man seeking vengeance and riding a creature spawned by dark magic. Three friends will risk their lives to save their home. Cathira, who wields nature magic. The young unicorn Aril, who has prophetic dreams. And Rhydian, a shepherd whose past will change his future. Three friends whose lives will change forever when the firebird rises…
Miss Informed
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,520. Language: Australian English. Published: November 12, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Elsie Parminter loves to keep informed about all the retirement home goings-on. And she loves to keep other people informed too – even if it’s not their business. So when she overhears a shocking confession, Elsie knows exactly what to do – tell someone! But why will no one believe her? It’s not like she’s intentionally gotten situations wrong in the past…
The Patchwork Starship
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,070. Language: Australian English. Published: August 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Olwen finds her life taking a direction she’d never imagined when she and a huge tract of the Daintree Rainforest are transported on board a starship. Dealing with aliens, alien animals and space pirates, Olwen is doing her best to adapt to her surroundings – And then she learns something that will change her life again, this time forever...
The Secret of Brerreton Gully
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,150. Language: Australian English. Published: June 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
In the 1950s in rural Australia, Tom and his brother and their friends find what they think is an abandoned caravan on the Brerretons’ land. Except it’s not abandoned. And the man who owns it is not happy that he’s been seen doing what he’s doing. He’s so unhappy, in fact, that Tom is terrified that he and Fred and Bill will be shot before Tilly can get back with help…
Foxheart
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,970. Language: Australian English. Published: April 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Suiko Tanaka has come to Australia from Japan to study, and to start a new life away from the old beliefs and ancient secrets of her family. But when a young boy from her unit block goes missing, Suiko must make a choice. Should she continue to keep her gift hidden… or use it to prove to herself – and her family – that her kind belong in this new world?
The Snow Bear
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,610. Language: Australian English. Published: February 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Romance » Fantasy
For hundreds of years the Snow Bear has guarded the valley from the monsters still roaming Outside. But when the Snow Bear chooses Leri, she finds a different reality than what she’s been taught all her life. Can Leri do what must be done to enable the Snow Bear to continue protecting the valley? And what will happen if she can’t?
A Tree for Jason
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,260. Language: Australian English. Published: February 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
‘My brother Jason is five years old. The doctor said this will probably be his last Christmas. He can see this tree from his window. Please help me decorate it for him.’ A simple sign, written in Texta, hanging on a pine tree in a park. A project that will change some peoples' lives forever. A heartwarming tale of the spirit of Christmas and the power of community.
Full Circle
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,820. Language: Australian English. Published: September 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Romance » Time travel
Joss hates that her family’s farm has to be sold because of the economic crisis. She doesn’t really fit in with city life, and technology sometimes confuses her. Then, one night, something extraordinary happens which grants her dearest wish – but it also takes something just as precious away…
The Kingdom of Kaikara
Series: Kaikara, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 60,760. Language: Australian English. Published: August 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
After he finds a dragon’s egg and accidentally hatches it, Orson is flung into a quest that he doesn’t know he’s on to find someone he doesn’t know he has to find in order to right a great wrong done by someone who didn’t really think about what he was doing. And along the way he finds out he’s not who he thinks he is and that he may be the last hope the Kingdom has against the invading Tarfori...
Drawing Blood
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,860. Language: Australian English. Published: August 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Cara lives in a home where her mother’s alcohol-fuelled violence is a daily reality. One day, after a beating, she discovers that her drawing of three lorikeets is now a drawing of two. Where the third lorikeet had been is a spatter of blood, and there’s a live lorikeet loose in her room. Does she dare use her newfound talent to help herself or will she make things worse…?
The Haunting of Castle Bowland
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,060. Language: Australian English. Published: April 9, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
To inherit a castle in Scotland from an uncle she never knew, Nori Graham must stay there for a week. Deadset easy for a tough bush girl from the Northern Territory, right? That’s what Nori thought. But that was before she met the bagpipe-playing ghost, not to mention the distant relatives who wanted the castle for their own…
Worlds Away
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,440. Language: Australian English. Published: February 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Boyd and Jasmine had run away from an abusive home to live on the streets. Then one night Jasmine disappeared, leaving Boyd alone and sick and haunted by eerie music. Now, one year later, he can hear that music again, the notes sifting through the fog, and he is drawn to follow, hoping against hope he will find Jasmine again…
The Fish Tank
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,490. Language: Australian English. Published: February 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
Mike didn’t mind the after-hours plumbing jobs; they paid the bills, and he met some interesting people. Especially the Harrises, with their huge salt-water fish tank full of sea horses. But there was something odd about that tank, not to mention the Harris girl with her sea horse charm and her handful of salt…
Mane Beach
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,260. Language: Australian English. Published: December 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The Gold Coast, Australia. Home of sand, surf and… lions? Gavin’s heard the rumours of a lion loose on the Coast. But, pleasantly drunk from his buck’s night, he decides to walk home along the beach. Unfortunately his midnight stroll turns out a bit differently than he anticipated… This story contains mild coarse language.
The Unicorn Quilt
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,890. Language: Australian English. Published: December 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Years ago, Susan’s daughter disappeared. Susan blames herself – after all, she’s the one who made the quilt using the magical needle handed down from mother to daughter through the generations. Since that day, Susan has made hundreds of quilts, searching for the world where her daughter disappeared. Now, thirty years later, she thinks she’s found it…
Nowhere to Go
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,980. Language: Australian English. Published: July 31, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
The Rythig have come to Earth on a diplomatic mission. But there is one member of the mission the Earthlings don't know about. And this small Rythig's very big problem could cause an intergalactic incident...
The Ghost of Calliope Creek
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,550. Language: Australian English. Published: September 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Linda and her two young children are escaping an abusive marriage. Jake is dealing with the death of his wife and daughter in the only way he knows how - by immersing himself in his job as a State Emergency Services volunteer. One night of flooding rains will bring them together at Calliope Creek. And a ghost will change all their lives forever.
The Cupboard
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,370. Language: Australian English. Published: April 3, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
(4.00)
Tommy and his mother are trapped within a cycle of violence, terrorised by Tommy's stepfather. To cope, Tommy escapes into a fantasy-world in his mind, where he is a Hero and fights against the cruel Villain. Until the day Tommy's two worlds collide and Tommy makes a choice that will change his life forever... (There is no overt violence in this story.)
Uncle Tom's Ashes
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,220. Language: Australian English. Published: December 17, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Uncle Tom’s wishes when he died were quite clear; he wanted to be cremated. ‘Burned in me box’ to use his exact words. It said so in his will. Trouble was, the will didn’t say what was to be done with his ashes. So, naturally, it turned into a family feud…
Nungwarra Dreaming
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,050. Language: Australian English. Published: December 12, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Ted Byrne is a born storyteller, and his tales of Nungwarra, the white crocodile spirit of Long Hole, in the Australian outback, have entertained many a tourist. But Ted is using the legend for his own less-than-honourable purposes, and legends have a way of biting back… This story was Highly commended in the Conflux 5 Short Story Competition, 2008
A Christmas Wish
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,270. Language: Australian English. Published: December 8, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Fiction » Christian » Short stories
(3.50)
Mr Anderson had been working as Santa at the shopping centre for years. But this Christmas he's been asked to fulfil a young boy's very special wish, something much more important than the latest toy...

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