My Books

New Book! Choose choose your own adventure… check out the free preview.

My Books are also available through Children’s Bookshop and Rona Gallery.

HijackMiss Lionheart Omnibus yourself into mad-scientist territory with Miss Lionheart and the Labyrinth of Death: Omnibus Edition ebook

Duck the gelignite, and avoid the Acme fuses. Do whatever you need to, just make sure you don’t miss out — it’s more than your life is worth. Check out Lilly’s Blog At…

Lilly Lionheart is kidnapped by a master villain who wants her to create dangerous genetically designed animals. But Lilly has ideas of her own… A crazy-fun read – so why not check it out? A chapter of Lilly Lionheart and the Labyrinth of Death is available to read here,  and amazon reviews are available here.

Kindle Wizard's GuideWizards Guide to Wellington – is out and is now available on Amazon too, and I’ve had some great feedback from as far afield as London, as well as young and old alike in Wellington – to find out more and keep up to date with what’s happening the book has it’s own blog find it on Amazon at or if you are in NZ check out your local library or bookstore. 🙂

LatestTwisty-Front-Only330wide The Best of Twisty Christmas Tales, includes stories by some fantastic authors, including Joy Cowley, David Hill, Dave Freer, DM Potter, Peter Friend, and of course me. Look out for my stories, Frankie’s Christmas Letters, Dear Santa, and The Red Giant (written with Peter Friend) it’s in good bookstores and on Amazon at

(p.s. I think Dear Santa is probably one of the best stories I’ve ever written, it makes me cry every time, but then I’m very biased. )

The Great Weta Robbery by AJ Ponder and Peter Friend published by Gilt Edge (Dec 2011).


Other stories:

School Journal’s, Mousetrap, Wildlife, Touchdown, The Santa Trap, The Royal Extraterrestrial  Society, and, Grandpa’s Photo Album, all of which were written in conjunction with Peter Friend.

Pearson’s Magazines Tiny Trouble and Legendary have been published in Comet and Explore respectively, and they look great. Frankie and the Netball Clone and Survival were both published in Challenge magazine.

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happy reading,


PS need to find out more about me? I was recently interviewed by RC Bean, the interview is here at