Linda McNabb

Biography

Linda was born in England but raised in New Zealand where she currently lives. She write mostly non-epic fantasy that can be enjoyed by anyone who enjoys a light and uncomplicated story. They are all family-friendly stories and more often than not have a few dragons in them!

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Books

Circle of Dreams: Prequel - The Herbmaster
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Series: Circle of Dreams. Price: Free! Words: 6,900. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2014 by Southern Star Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Zaine's world is one of drudgery and work. Dumped on a farm as a baby, it will take him years to pay off the jar of silver that his 'aunt' claims that he owes them. One day he meets a mysterious old man, the herbmaster, and it changes his life forever! This is a SHORT STORY prequel for the CIRCLE OF DREAMS trilogy.
Well of Life (Book 2 of Realm of Shadows)
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Series: Realm of Shadows. Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 50,440. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2014 by Southern Star Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
A well of life that can heal anyone and anything is in Merra – and everyone wants it! Seth’s life has become even more complicated since he stole a night-shadow. Even his closest friend has abandoned him as he sinks to levels that he hadn’t thought possible. His actions lead to a chase across the great mountains to save an innocent child - right into the heart of the land of the night-shadows!
Crown of Kings
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Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 41,630. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2014 by Southern Star Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Garin's life is turned upside down the day his master vanishes. Mistaken for a wizard of great power, the bumbling apprentice is ordered to present himself at Castle Kinlock, there to provide an unknown but vitally important service to the new King of Kings. All Garin wants to do is take his master's staff to Mount Renga and there, hopefully, find the old wizard. But fate has other plans in store.
The Guardian (Book 1 of Realm of Shadows)
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Series: Realm of Shadows. Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 51,210. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2013 by Southern Star Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
In a world where wizards, shadows and dragons once roamed the lands... After centuries of peace, heroic battles and creatures of the night have long since faded into myth and fireside tales. The night-shadows will return and the people must be ready to defend themselves. The only hope of the land are the mighty dragons that slumber and one lone wizard.
Alyxa - Dragon Charmer
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Series: Dragon Charmers, prequel - short story. Price: Free! Words: 3,400. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2013 by Southern Star Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
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Welcome to the world of Shanoria, Kingdom of the dragons where Alyxa is the daughter of the Dragon Charmer. Join her for an exciting day in her life with dragons, danger and a hint of magic. A short story based on the magical dragon series - Dragon Charmers
Dragon Charmers Trilogy
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Series: Dragon Charmers. Price: $8.50 USD. Words: 135,840. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2013 by Southern Star Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
All three books in this series - in one volume! Are you looking for a light fantasy read suitable for the entire family? In a world where they can be sung into submission by dragon charmers, people have forgotten the true power of dragons... but when feral red dragons seize a royal prince, that power threatens everything. Mountains of Fire, Valley of Silver, Caverns of Gold.
Dragon Charmers: #3 Caverns of Gold
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Series: Dragon Charmers, Book 3. Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 42,330. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2013 by Southern Star Publishing. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
It has been a year since the red and gold dragons were defeated at Silver Haven. Everyone believes they have gone... When Logan realises the dragons from The Rift are still a danger he goes in search of Zared to put it right. In this exciting conclusion to the Dragon Charmers trilogy, Logan must go down to the Caverns of Gold - the home of the dragons!
Dragon Valley Trilogy
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Series: Dragon Valley. Price: $8.50 USD. Words: 156,270. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2012 by Southern Star Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
All Three Books in this series... in one volume. The Dragon's Apprentice Shadow Hunters Dragon's Bane There's something odd about 12 year old Toby, and it's not just his purple eyes or his amazing friendship with Klel, the dragon tied up in the castle courtyard. Can Toby save Klel from the evil Prince Blaise and help him find his way home?
The Dragon's Apprentice
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Series: Dragon Valley, Book 1. Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 42,780. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2012 by Southern Star Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
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There's something odd about 12 year old Toby, and it's not just his purple eyes or his amazing friendship with Klel, the dragon tied up in the castle courtyard. Then Toby learns a terrible secret that Blaise holds in a stone pendant and the prince's deadly plans for Klel. But Toby finds he has amazing skills that might just be able to help... Shortlisted for the New Zealand Post Awards
Dragons' Bane
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Series: Dragon Valley, Book 3. Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 53,800. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2012 by Southern Star Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Toby, the dragon's apprentice, lives in Dragon Valley where he is learning magic from his master, Klel the dragon. But when he does magic, disastrous things happen. The dragons are struck by a mysterious illness and the gates to other worlds start opening, leaking magic and threatening to destroy the dragons' valley. The only hope is for Toby to find the missing dragon stone.
Dragon Charmers: #2 Valley of Silver
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Series: Dragon Charmers, Book 2. Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 46,700. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2012 by Southern Star Publishing. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
In a world where dragons can be sung into submission by dragon charmers, people have forgotten the true power of dragons... and they are about to pay the price. In the exciting sequel to Mountains of Fire, the spell binding the fearsome Red Dragons is weakening, and when they break free they will seek a terrible revenge.
Dragon Charmers: #1 Mountains of Fire
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Series: Dragon Charmers, Book 1. Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 46,840. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2012 by Southern Star Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
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In a world where they can be sung into submission by dragon charmers, people have forgotten the true power of dragons... but when feral red dragons sieze a royal prince, that power threatens everything.
Shadow Hunters
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Series: Dragon Valley, Book 2 - side story. Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 60,470. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2012 by Southern Star Publishing. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Have you got a shadow? Then hold onto it... before it betrays you! Elves who live secretly in the midst of the human world are known as shadows. After a near miss on the king during a royal hunt, the rumour is spread that the elves were trying to kill the king. Rhonan and his sister, are half-human half-elf and accidently lead the shadown hunters back to their family.
Dragons' Roost
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Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 68,180. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2012 by Southern Star Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
By GJ Kelly and Linda McNabb. Keven, second son of King Ranulf of Sealand, knows that his older brother Jonas is trying to have him killed. What he doesn’t know is why... When King Lothar of Frangia offers the hand of his daughter Reena to Jonas to cement peace between Frangia and Sealand, Keven is suspicious. Does King Lothar really want peace or does he want to obtain magical drago
Maze Keepers
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Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 35,870. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2012 by Southern Star Publishing. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
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What lives beyond the border? When Quin is called up to be a keeper of the Maze he knows there will be trouble. He is the only one in his entire world who can't do any magic - what use could he be? But something is wrong - the border is failing and the Maze will soon take over the entire land... Quin must go in search of the First Keeper of the Maze before it is too late!
The Stonekeeper's Daughter
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Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 54,210. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2012 by Southern Star Publishing. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Nakita, the Stonekeeper’s daughter, lives in a remote village high on Eagle Rock. Her father guards four sacred stones and conducts mysterious experiments for his master. When her village is discovered by two strangers she is forced to flee into the valley below where she discovers the world is much stranger than she ever imagined.
The Last Star
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Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 47,080. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2012 by Southern Star Publishing. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
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Nix is a boy with a secret – a secret that even he doesn’t know! When a golden dragon ship lands on his island, Nix's life is changed forever. Can he save the islands from falling - or will the dragons come back to life and destroy them all? A tale of magic, dragons, friendship and discovering a secret that changes everything!
Seventh Son
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Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 39,380. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2012 by Southern Star Publishing. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Jaxon is the seventh son of a seventh son. He WAS an apprentice wizard - until he made a huge mess and was banished by his master, Wizard Argus. A year later, traveling with Smokey, a trouble-making young dragon, he finds out someone is putting up wanted posters of him. Who wants him and why? Someone is stealing magic and if they aren't stopped the world will begin to fall apart.
Crystal Runners
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Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 35,710. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2012 by Southern Star Publishing. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
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Jaelah longs for adventure. In her village underground, Jaelah knows she doesn't want to be a crystal runner. Not for her a life of filling crystals with light and life. No! Jaelah wants adventure - she wants to mix with the surface dwellers like her grandfather. When their light source dims, Jaelah - dragging her twin brother Aydan behind her - sets off to seek answers.
Circle of Dreams Trilogy
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Series: Circle of Dreams. Price: $8.50 USD. Words: 112,970. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2012 by Southern Star Publishing. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Enter the Circle of Dreams... If You Dare! All three titles in one volume! Runeweaver / Timeweaver / Starweaver The search is on for a new king or queen. The search is also on for runeweavers who can help contenders penetrate the Circle of Dreams and win the throne. Zaine couldn’t have chosen a more perilous time to discover his fate. Let the Contest Begin!
Circle of Dreams: #3 Starweaver
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Series: Circle of Dreams, Book 3. Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 36,050. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2012 by Southern Star Publishing. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Enter the Circle of Dreams... If You Dare! Zaine's troubles are not yet over. When the sky fills with shooting stars Princess Guyan provides the chilling news - time is slowing down and will soon come to a complete standstill. They need the magic of a starweaver. But the only starweaver in their world is Zaine a young man with a reputation more for destroying worlds than saving them.
Circle of Dreams: #2 Timeweaver
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Series: Circle of Dreams, Book 2. Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 36,250. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2012 by Southern Star Publishing. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Enter the Circle of Dreams... If You Dare! The quest for the new king or queen in the Circle of Dreams has ended in disaster. The circle has been destroyed and a fury of storm dragons has been released, determined to wreak vengeful havoc on the world
Circle of Dreams: #1 Runeweaver
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Series: Circle of Dreams, Book 1. Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 40,630. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: September 3, 2012 by Southern Star Publishing. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
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Enter the Circle of Dreams... If You Dare... The search is on for a new king or queen. The search is also on for runeweavers who can help contenders defeat the Circle of Dreams and win the throne. Zaine couldn't have chosen a more perilous time to discover his fate. He is destined to fulfil a prophecy that could spell great danger - and even death. Let the contest begin!
Shades of Freedom
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Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 58,860. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: August 24, 2012 by Southern Star Publishing. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Jerrac is ruled by state tyranny and a strict class system. Johan wants to bring equality to the classes. But there is something sinister going on - and where did the children of level 10 go? Nothing is as it seems when Johan and Kala try to bring down the state. Their lives are changed forever and a long held secret is revealed.
Puppet Master
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Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 47,750. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: August 24, 2012 by Southern Star Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
I know what you are... Jac thought he was the puppet master in Blyne’s travelling circus. Other people seem to think he is dangerous and want to take away his newly found magic. Puppets are coming alive and there’s a huge hole swallowing the town of Sweetwater! What is the mysterious Star Crystal and why is Ivan, the archmage, after him?

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