Karen Preston

Biography

Karen Preston is an ex primary schoolteacher and contact centre team leader. Despite doing both of these for some years she is still unsure as to which environment was the most childish. However, she was able to draw from both to learn about her chosen readers - teens that aren't quite adults but would resent you forever for calling them children.

Books

Paying Dearly
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 52,180. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2018 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Fifteen-year-old Alys woke up the morning after her final-year school prom with a hangover. She escapes her parents’ knowing looks to her favourite place, the meadow. Arriving at the willow tree, she daydreams of the summer ahead, wondering what it might hold. Suddenly, she spots two puppies playing with their parents. She’s astounded when they appear to know her name.
Boy to Bowman
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 59,900. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2016 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
Ewan Bowman was an unhappy fourteen year old who felt his life was empty - his family had moved away from all he knew to southern England, his parents were always bickering and, worst of all, he was being bullied at school by a small group led by Todd Abbot. Ewan discovers that he is the eighth Bowman of Tremalor, capable of more than he ever dreamed.

Karen Preston's tag cloud

bully    fiction    general    science fiction    young adult