Suzanna Stanbury


Suzanna Stanbury lives in Bristol, England.

She publishes as Snub Try Publishing.

Suzanna writes children’s books, novels and short stories. She performs regularly at spoken word events, performing at schools and libraries encouraging children to love books.

She is administrator and an active member of The Bristol Fiction Writers' Group.

Twitter: @suzannastanbury
The illustrations for Suzanna Stanbury books are created by Liz Ascott.

Smashwords Interview

What inspires you to get out of bed each day?
Coffee, the thought of creating new stories and hooking up lots of colourful crochet for light relief.
When you're not writing, how do you spend your time?
I'm very fond of DIY and crafting, and when the sun shines I can be found in the garden growing vegetables and planting out new and exciting arrangements on my small patch of land.
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Where to find Suzanna Stanbury online

Where to buy in print



The Siege of Wrenstock Gardens
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 98,420. Language: British English. Published: July 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
The Siege of Wrenstock Gardens is fast, fun and full of eccentric characters. Noreen Bottle is convinced her new neighbour, Marsha Sludger, a rum-soaked author will bring trouble to their street. Grayzon, Marsha’s publisher, turns up in hysterics recounting the terrifying tale of Marsha’s abduction. In trying to trace Marsha, Noreen and her husband Skipper are caught up in a messy mystery.
The Wolf from the Ridge
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 50,050. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals, Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Survival Stories
Wilkie the wolf cub tumbles down the mountain to the town of Puckered Ridge, where he's scooped up by two friendly bears. After an encounter with scary Big Ned, Wilkie is desperate to find a place to hide and ends up in the bedroom of ten-year-old Josh Bright. Josh and Wilkie become firm friends, but it's only a matter of time before Josh's mother discovers there's a wolf in the house.
Terrible Trixie Pirate Queen
Series: Fromagium Rocks, Book 2. You set the price! Words: 31,930. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Pirates, Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Cover art by Liz Ascott. Trixie Tracy Buttercup Fleming is a spoilt little girl who is fascinated by the boy next door. Alfie Rains always seems to be having much more fun than her. After an encounter with Alfie, the next thing Trixie knows she’s woken up on a ship wearing a fabulous purple outfit, complete with a fine set of cutlasses and a strong urge to go a pirating.
A Dark Imagined Bristol
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 52,290. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Anthologies » General
This is the first anthology of the Bristol Fiction Writers' Group. The authors of this anthology are as follows: D A Allen, Liz Ascott, Helen Blenkinsop, Judy Darley, Tim Kindberg, Nigel Lapworth, Marc Mcilhone, Suzanna Stanbury, Ruth Stanton.
Troll Quest
You set the price! Words: 43,120. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Monsters, Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
The Bridge Trolls from the great undercity of Venice have received a prophesy from the troll witch that unless they can solve her riddles by the turn of the next moon, the city will sink beneath the lagoon. Crankio and Nozio team up with Vespa, a feisty mountain troll, and Magma, a bossy bog troll, on a mission against time to save the Bridge Trolls’ ancient home.
Monster Pirate Cheese Boy
Series: Fromagium Rocks, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 24,850. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction, Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Pirates
When exploring in his scientist neighbour’s workshop, eight year old Alfie Rains eats something he shouldn’t. Alfie quickly discovers what he ate reacts with cheese and he transforms into a seven foot pirate with a gold obsession. When the magic fades, the hunt is on again for more cheese so Alfie can rejoin his boisterous pirate crew sailing over storm-tossed seas to plunder treasure.

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