About the Author
I write mystery, fantasy fiction with witches and 5 kids who are training to take over the running of solving the Realms' mysteries...all magical fun!
Julie was born and raised in Christchurch, New Zealand, where she is now residing again after living on the rugged West Coast of the South Island for nine years. She has worked and served overseas with the New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs, including a three- year posting to Bangkok, Thailand. After completing a Diploma for Professional Writer of Children's Stories, she wrote her popular first fantasy novel for children, Abby and the Hopplescotch Realm. This was written as the first in her series of stories about the adventures of a group of children and other characters in a different world. Julie's series has grown to 4 books in total now with the 5th being penned, it is extremely popular, read her reviews on her website and enjoy her books
Julie lives with her two daughters and her dogs -Bailey and Arthur.
The series is all written in past tense, Abby was 5th on our best seller list when it was first published in 2003.
I found a version of Abby in my computer that was typed in present tense before the publisher wanted it changed into past tense for publication, I hope you enjoy it! It's not as long or as detailed as the final one but still a rollicky read.
If you liked reading Harry Potter you will love this series and now with the help of digital publishing it is easy to bring the series to a world wide audience.
Most adults love my books too!
Julie has been busy penning an adult series under a non de plume and started Ooky Spooky Publications.
Julie also holds Diplomas in Gems and Diamonds.