Will B Riley was born in England where, to please a loving but insanely Catholic mother he spent most of his teen years in a seminary. At eighteen, terrified by the spectre of a life of enforced celibacy as Father Riley he escaped to Australia where he quickly became the other sort of father five times over to compensate. His memories of the seminary are mostly happy, Hogwarts-style ones. He’s still working on the Catholic guilt bit.
After winning $1000 in an essay contest he decided being a writer was a quick and easy way to fame and fortune. He knows better now.
He reads everything, from corn flake packets to Homer, and has completed several novels which are soon to be published as ebooks.
Barry and his wife Patricia live on The Central Coast north of Sydney.
When twelve-year-old Todd Frogley finds his uncles’ antique kaleidoscope he thinks that’s all it is, until he discovers the hidden switch. Now he’s being flung from one colliding reality to another, and he has no idea how to get home.
What does a teenage girl do when the voice in her head is a man’s voice and it’s giving her instructions? To save her sanity Angie must find whose voice it is and where it’s coming from. But those are the very same questions the voice itself is desperate to answer.
When Chris Paterson inherits a mansion in England he thinks he’s got it made. A new beginning, financial security. But there’s something he hasn’t been told about Trellwoods House.
‘Abandon hope all you who enter here’. Words supposedly written over the gate of Hell. What if you found that gate was closer than you thought? Like right where you live?