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The Enchanted Castle now available in paperback

The first Shioni of Sheba book, the Enchanted Castle, is now available in paperback on Amazon in the UK  and in the US at . You can also purchase directly through  Createspace . Thank you for supporting good causes in Ethiopia!

Editing like mad... Shioni of Sheba: The Mad Giant

I've been working like mad on The Mad Giant  (part 3 of Shioni of Sheba ) over the last few weeks - editing, re-editing, correcting, trimming... I feel it's coming on well. Here's a little taste of what to expect in Shioni's most exciting adventure yet... There's a great  battle :  “WASABI DOGS!” Talaku’s challenge thundered out over the din of battle, at a volume no ordinary man could have matched. “You whelp of scabby hyenas, born in a rubbish pit; you filth; you pus-licking worm-ridden sons of a camel’s lice!” More magic and intrigue : The courtyard was deserted, silent; shadowed by the baobab’s leaves which gleamed silvery-grey in the moonlight. She could almost hear the castle breathing. Shioni shivered. Was the whole place steeped in magic? Or was this inkling merely her imagination, magnified by the lateness of the hour? A flying elephant  and a flying horse :  A peculiar thing happened just then, as she held that image of the flying horse light