Annabelle Franklin is the author of two children's books, 'Gateway to Magic' and 'The Slapstyx'. Her short story 'Mercy Dog' has been published in award-winning anthology 'Unforgotten: The Great War 1914-1918' (Accent Press). She is a member of Swansea and District Writers' Circle, and her short story 'Haunted by the Future' appears in the Circle's 2016 horror anthology 'Dark Gathering'.
Annabelle lives on South Wales's stunning and magical South Gower coast with two rescued sighthounds. She is currently working on a supernatural series for children.
Steven Topcliff is a gaming fanatic stuck in Fairyland where technology is banned by law. Steven hates Fairyland – there are no video games, no chicken nuggets, and no one tells the truth – but the bossy Fairy Queen is determined to keep him there. In order to escape, he must outwit her and use magic to forge a gateway back to Earth.
The sea is dying, poisoned by greedy businessman Zachary Zigstack, who has enlisted the help of the Slapstyx goblins to make sure everyone buys his highly toxic detergent. These grubby goblins fill human homes with grime that can only be removed with Zigstack products. Psychic twins Georgie and Gem must use their magical skills to put an end to Zigstack's unholy alliance with the Slapstyx.