Catalyst is a gripping action story of three people trapped in a cave together. They learn to trust and depend on each other not knowing whether they will survive the ordeal or not. It is a romantic drama that combines the sheer force of nature with the frailty of human emotions, greed, jealousy, passion, companionship and love.
This is a rescue story that does not stop when the victims are rescued but continues, as real life does, to mould new lives for the lonely characters.
Doctor Reid Tucker's intention to spend the summer at a remote cabin at Eagle's Claw Lake in northeast Washington State with only his dog, Cinders, never eventuates.
On the trip there, pilot Kate Meltz calls in with the amphibian to a commune at the other end of the lake. While there, Reid pulls a desperate teenage girl, Lorie Somerville, from the water. This begins a frightening time as fanatical commune leader, Peter Littlejohn, tries to find Lorie and prevent her from leaving. Though he doesn't find her on the aircraft, he sabotages it so the trio are left stranded at Reid's cabin. It becomes obvious that the place is more than just a remote religious commune.
The girl is terrified of being caught and begs Reid to look for Jennifer and Sassy, two of her friends who have also escaped. Though pursued by Littlejohn, Lorie leads Reid and Kate to a cave where the girls are waiting.
But why has Erika Somerville, Lorie's elder sister, returned to Eagle's Claw Lake and found savagely beaten in the commune's cabin cruiser?
Rhett and Shelley travel through a space-time portal where they are met by Dee, their twelve-year old daughter that they never knew existed. Dee is desperate for her brother, Corwin to be rescued. He has been caught in a trap set by the girifa, the reptilian equivalent of humanity. In this world, humans are the aliens.
As they continue their journey they befriend fellow travellers who help them in a seemingly haphazard quest. However, their lives appear to have been predetermined with a destiny that will affect not only present day Earth but also the future.
Evil forces are also out there with sinister objectives of their own. Rhett and Shelley learn that the enemy are not the girifa but humans living a parallel world from their ancestors' time.
But who is really in control? Journey through the time portal where time, space and parallel worlds intertwine with an ultimate disaster that only Rhett and Shelley can halt.
After a few days, the Konstellation is attacked by pirates who strip the ship of all its communication and electronic equipment. The five passengers manage to hide in an empty container and escape being caught. They later discover they are alone on the ship.
After a frightening time when they disarm bombs placed by the terrorists the five realise they have though no way to control the ship. The engine is still going but all communications and navigation gear is destroyed. At this point, Jana and Rowan begin a romance that lasts throughout the novel.
Days later, the Konstellation hits a coral reef and begins to sink. The five passengers manage to land on a coral atoll where their adventures really begin.
Grant Ryland learns about his wife's infidelity and, in a drunken rage, drugs Lavina, Cathy and Steve. He abducts them and abandons the trio on an isolated mountaintop airstrip above bush-covered ranges, at least four day's walking distance from the nearest road.
Facing an onslaught of life-threatening perils, including frostbite, raging icy rapids, and violent storms, the trio struggle to survive like twigs in a storm. Can they overcome the grave odds against them?
Join this brave trio as their strength and love is repeatedly tested and they learn what it really means to be a family.
Abduction in the Pines
Kelsie, Laura and Jason are on a bike ride through a pine forest when a sudden summer storm arrives. A man arrives in a SUV and says he was sent to pick them up by Laura’s mother. However everything goes horribly wrong when they are abducted and held for ransom by environmental terrorists. They are flown to an offshore island in an ancient Catalina flying boat. There, unknown to the terrorists, a hermit Glenn lives with his dog, Blackie. Is his curiosity about the flying boat of any help to Kelsie and her friends?
White Water Overhead
In this second story Kelsie, Laura and Jason visit Glenn on his island the following Christmas holidays. He shows them an old World War 2 submarine base on the island in a huge ocean cave. However, it has been recently used. While they are exploring the base a submarine arrives and the trio, together with Blackie the dog are caught and forced onto it. Their capture is seen by Glenn but he is powerless to stop it.
In an ongoing fight against the aliens they search for a way home. In doing
so, they transverse time-space and change the course of history in this far
off universe. But who is really in control? Will it be possible to ever reach home?
But does Earth even exist?
But are they?
Claire is thrust into the unknown when, immediately after her arrival, Alan and Hazel Sloane are involved in a truck accident on the farm. It is up to Claire to help. She does but is now alone on the farm. Initial fears at being alone reach a climax when an elderly man arrives to look after the animals.
He is Bob Hodge, Hazel's father. Claire and Bob feed out in the snow and gradually an affinity develops between the pair.
Claire's life is at a tangent and a thread begins to unwind about herself and the family she is living with. Tragedies of the past surface and actions of the present complicate issues.
The local schoolteacher enters Claire's life with consequences that could become tragic while two local women show their true colours.
In this conservative rural area, the tranquillity of the surface hides a darker background that goes back a generation to before Claire's birth.
And she is directly involved.
This is a story of how scars of the past are opened and conquered by the love of the present for and by Claire, a girl who becomes a woman in the months that make up 1961.
The inhabitants of Long Valley Road in New Zealand have their lives changed forever by the events happening around them. Join them and see, through their eyes, how one family grows and blossoms through the good times and bad.
American, Julie tries to cope with a new country, Fiona discovers she is not just a mother-in-law and a young schoolteacher and lonely widower fall in love.
But is this love strong enough to surmount the problems about to descend upon them all?
Aari can save Earth by placing it in a time ripple. However, because of the
space-time phenomena it may or may not happen. If it doesn't, Aari and her
world does not exist.
But she is on Earth, now, with no memory of what has, or will happen. Can cosmologist, Dr Nareen O'Grady help or does she become too personally involved?
Follow Aari and Nareen on a journey through space-time with two Earths, a planet called Haven, carnivorous plants and hostile aliens.