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Naive: FREE ebook! Just released!

I invite you to read a sample chapter of my new book – Naive – just released! Download your FREE copy and start reading today! Jack

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Zero: FREE ebook! Just released!

Zero by Jack Dey; Christian fiction suspense

I invite you to read a sample chapter of my new book – Zero – just released! As always, all my books have Biblical themes. See if you can guess this one. Download your FREE copy and start reading today!

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Guard your Heart: FREE colouring page

FREE Bible verse colouring page; Proverbs 4:23- Guard your heart above all else, for everything you do flows from it; free printable

Your heart is your most precious treasure. Guard it carefully! And this is one of the themes of my new book, La Belle Suisse, co-authored with Dodie La Mirounette. To celebrate the release of our new FREE eBook, we have

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La Belle Suisse: Meet Dodie

La Belle Suisse by Dodie La Mirounette and Jack Dey; Christian fiction suspense

G’day everyone, I’m Jack Dey and welcome to a special La Belle Suisse pre-release interview with my co-author, Dodie La Mirounette.

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Hope in the things I can’t see (FREE colouring page)

G’day To all my readers who are eagerly awaiting the arrival of my seventh novel, La Belle Suisse, and may suspect the authors have taken an extended sabbatical, I can only offer in our defence: no news is good news.

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My world is falling apart… W-H-Y?!

One of the greatest barriers to faith in Jesus Christ is the tiny word… ’why?!’  If you watch yourself in the mirror as you pronounce the deictic, you can see the mouth open wide in an arrogant circle while the

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From a child’s perspective: Is God old, big, round and bald?

Cassandra-Lea climbed through a deliberate gap in the wooden-picketed back fence, twisting her body with such force and antagonism her foot caught on the lower bearer and she tripped, crashing heavily to the ground, injuring her six-year-old frame and escalating

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The Valley of Flowers

The Valley of Flowers by Jack Dey; fabulous Christian fiction

My sixth book is now available. As a Christmas bonus to my readers, this one is FREE! THE VALLEY OF FLOWERS CHAPTER 1 by JACK DEY * Out of your heart the tears I keep and when I am no

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What are you peddling?

G’day, As I watched another disappointed salesman dejectedly turn his back from my door and saunter back down my driveway, I considered his plight. The fact he didn’t get to say more than hi before my… no thanks … stopped him

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The world is an empty cardboard box – a short story

G’day, A short story with a question. It was another cloudless and crisp, Queensland morning. The sun hadn’t yet appeared above the horizon, but the painted morning sky with its red and lilac hues ran ahead of the awakening giant,

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The world stands still when the Editor trembles

G’day As my fifth novel, The Legend of Ataneq Nanuq, heads off to the editing team, writer’s grief sets in. This is a curious, but factual process that some writers go through when a beloved manuscript leaves home and pushes headlong

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You really do have the music in you

So many times I hear the caustic words of my childhood echoing through my ambivalent adult mind, and quiver as another tempest of wrong thought erupts into a spiral of cataclysmic destruction.

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Genesis in Rhyme continuing: Part two

G’day More fun with verse. But after this one I’ll have to get back to writing ‘The Legend of Ataneq Nanuq’, my fifth novel.

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The Genesis Story in Rhyme: Part One

G’day Taking a short break from writing my fifth novel ‘The Legend of Ataneq Nanuq,’ and having some fun with verse.

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The Friar’s Christmas

G’day and Merry Christmas from all of us here at Jack Dey. I hope you will enjoy the Friar’s Christmas.

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Lewis Carroll and the Two Extremes of Jabberwocky

G’day One of the joys of being a Christian Indie Author is time spent in researching a topic. The meandering path leads through convoluted and sometimes confusing terrain and it is always wise to seek Papa’s guidance before plunging into

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Predictably… history, it’s all happening again

In today’s complicated world, it is difficult to know what is truth and what is not. Especially when my truth is different to yours (i.e. how you see the world through your eyes, aka  your world view). It is imperative

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Richest man in the cemetery

G’day, The life of an Indie author is at best unpredictable. Many people read your work and keep their valuable opinions to themselves, thinking that their contribution to an author’s journey is of no consequence. In fact, nothing could be

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Aunt Tabbie’s Wings

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AUNT TABBIE’S WINGS CHAPTER 1 by JACK DEY A beautiful story of love, adventure, struggle and redemption *~*~*~* The old Bible, dog eared and fraying, lay closed on the old woman’s lap. She painfully flipped the cover open and stared

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Impact Craters of Hurt and the Asteroids that Create them

G’day It is true that when we interact with other human beings, a small part of our character is affected and shaped by that meeting. Some people leave a profound impact, like craters on the surface of the moon which

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Paradise Warrior

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PARADISE WARRIOR CHAPTER 1 by JACK DEY A riveting story of courage, redemption, love and friendship. *~*~*~* * Mendacante rocketed skyward, his tiny frame blurring, as he sped high above the community. Two Yellow Lights were close on his tail,

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That’s one!

G’day, It’s amazing how people react to you when you tell them you are an author. New Person meeting Jack for the first time: “And what do you do for a living, Jack?” (New Person thinks to himself: probably empties

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Of Delinquents and Bull Elephants… Happy Fathers’ Day!

* G’day Many documented trials have now been undertaken on game parks and zoological institutions regarding delinquent behaviours due to lack of bulls or fathers in herd elephants…

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Caution: The Spillway opens at Noon

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G’day, As many who walk the  road know, the plight of an author can be a harrowing walk. Before I started off on this rocky track with my walking frame and Nike sprinters, I thought platform was somewhere you waited

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Blame it on the washing machine.

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G’day Have you ever been caught with your hand in the cookie jar? Really?!

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Off again, on again, Finnegan

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G’day One of the many dilemmas facing authors, is how to engage your reader. Too many words are just as bad as too little. Wrong choice of words and not enough of the right words and your reader will snore

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Pregnant! I am having a…Book

G’day, I have finally climbed out from under my writing desk from whence I have spent most of Christmas, to take a break and share some author insights. My family have spent most of their Christmas time celebrating without the

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Accept The Lamb or Face The Lion

Yeshua (Jesus) Kadosh (Holy) !     * * * * ***********

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Bingle Jells, bingle jells, bingle all tha wayy!!!

G’day Growing up in a Godless home, the only Jesus I knew as a child was the one that Dad used to call when he hit his thumb with a hammer. Christmas time was a time of fights, family arguments

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Mahina Printable Gift Card

G’Day Being a writer of good quality fiction, is just the first step in a chain that requires a lot of effort from other people. Behind every good Author is an Editor with a red pen. In my case, my

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Don’t try this at home!

The screen door slammed against the wall, burying the bronze handle into the red brick, sending red brick powder drifting helplessly to the ground. This was a common occurrence in a house that had grown accustomed to large groups of

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People in Storms need a Friend

G’Day, So you like Tofu? What has Tofu got to do with a blog on adventure? Come on Jack, give me a break! it’s been a long week. As I sit writing, I look out my window into our overgrown jungle

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Zero by Jack Dey; Christian fiction suspense
La Belle Suisse by Dodie La Mirounette and Jack Dey; Christian fiction suspense
The Valley of Flowers by Jack Dey - A gentle, easy read that will captivate your heart and hold it prisoner as it pleads with every word to take you deeper into an enchanted world of mystery, valour, romance and redemption - Christian Fiction available in paperback & ebook - I invite you to lose yourself in a sample chapter and enjoy reading it as much as I did writing it. Jack
The Legend of Ataneq Nanuq by Jack Dey - When injustice and fear collide it has a name… Ataneq Nanuq. A disturbing mystery - Christian Fiction available in paperback & ebook - I invite you to lose yourself in a sample chapter and enjoy reading it as much as I did writing it. Jack
The Secrets of Black Dean Lighthouse by Jack Dey - Adventure. Danger. Intrigue. Love. Courage. Redemption. Come on the journey but be warned, once you are onboard there is no turning back and the consequences will leave your head spinning. A haunting mystery with a sting in its tail - Christian Fiction available in paperback & ebook - I invite you to lose yourself in a sample chapter and enjoy reading it as much as I did writing it. Jack
Aunt Tabbie's Wings by Jack Dey - available in paperback & ebook
Paradise Warrior by Jack Dey - now available in paperback & ebook
Mahina by Jack Dey - released November 2013 - now available in paperback & ebook
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