Avril Sabine is an Australian author who lives on acreage in South East Queensland. She writes mostly young adult and children’s speculative fiction, but has been known to dabble in other genres. She has been writing since she was a young child and wanted to be an author the moment she realised someone wrote the books she loved to read.
Asa's cousin, Mila Bloodstriker, turns up on Rosie's doorstep seeking help. Asa's father is missing. One blood shaman in a country that would hang them on sight is a bad idea. Two could risk all their lives. There are very few clues and what little they learn indicates they might already be too late. But how can Rosie refuse to help Asa find his father? No matter the danger she faces.
As the anniversary of her dad's death approaches, Jena is visited by a ghost who says he's there to help. All she wants from him is contact with the ghost of her dad, unable to accept her life is in danger. Her life is too ordinary for her to ever be in danger. Things like that happen to others. People, like her father, who put themselves at risk to keep everyone else safe.
Genre: Young Adult Western Steampunk (with elements of romance).
While searching for a stolen submersible Rosie ends up looking for a missing girl, a murderer and trying to unravel the mystery surrounding an engraved bracelet. Rosie needs to find answers and locate a dangerous war mech or risk cities being annihilated when someone seeks vengeance for the past.
When the law refuses to help Rosie turns to Carlton, a human mech. Rosie discovers family secrets, ones that threaten her future, and complications increase. They need to track down outlaws and find a missing woman before the rainy season starts and wipes away all the clues.
Aiden has been waiting for years to live with his father again. He knows this time will be different. His father has promised it will be. But somehow things aren't turning out like he expected. The ghost he met can't be right. Things will improve. He just needs to figure out how to solve all the problems piling up before someone gets hurt.
In a quest to find a bride, Prince Ruairidh stumbles upon The Light Princess, a completely inappropriate bride with an unbreakable spell upon her. The Light Princess would make no one a suitable bride, least of all a prince. But when she's in the lake there's something about her that intrigues Prince Ruairidh and he can't help wanting to spend more time with her.
When Aschenputtel's mother dies, her father marries a woman with two daughters. They treat her like a servant and she's left to sleep on the hearth amongst the ashes, her only friend a little bird. When the king throws a feast to find his son a bride, Aschenputtel begs to attend. Her family answers her with taunts and impossible tasks. She's determined to complete them and attend the feast.
Each afternoon when Lucy has arrived home from school she's found a white rose on her doorstep. Most people would be thrilled to have a secret admirer. She had been for a while, but it's now annoying not knowing who it is. And if that wasn't bad enough, she has a ghost wanting to know how he can help her. She doesn't have a problem and no idea why he's pestering her. He has the wrong person.