It’s Almost Time…

…the Anteater said.

As regular followers will know, tomorrow is publication day for my novel CHILDREN OF THE DIFFERENT, an Australian Young Adult post-apocalyptic fantasy adventure. Visit the Amazon page here.

I announced this project back in April, but I have been preparing for publication since January (the actual writing of the novel started way back in 2012). So, it has been a long journey, and we are nearly there. Thanks to everyone who has helped or encouraged me along the way.

Advance reviews have been very encouraging; on Goodreads, CHILDREN currently has 27 ratings and 24 reviews, with an average rating of almost 4/5.

A similar pattern appears in the reviews that have appeared on sites so far:

“Children of the Different is trippy and surreal, and is a thought-provoking adventure.” – Books Without Any Pictures Read the full review here

“What I found…was an interesting world with intelligent characters, always an enjoyable combination for me.” – Rachel Noel (Purple Owl Reviews) Read the full review here

“Children Of The Different is a bright star in the sky that will light up your imagination!” – Red Star Reviews Read the full review here

“It was an interesting story that had me hooked.” – Books for Life Read the full review here

“At times, it was beautiful and strange, and at other times I was biting my nails in anticipation of what would happen to our heroes.”Dab of Darkness Read the full review here

“I really enjoyed the book. Siblings are still a rather rare choice for protagonists and both Australia and the dream world were interesting settings” – Mervi’s Book Reviews Read the full review here

Read Space and Sorcery’s review here

Read Bookwraiths’ review here

The audiobook version is already out on Audible and reviewers are loving the performance of narrator Stephen Briggs (so do I).

I was very pleased that included CHILDREN in its latest roundup of publishing in Australia/NZ. The artwork chosen for the article looks very familiar… .


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