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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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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 consider 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 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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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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Jack’s latest book, download for free

G’day I am doing a short promotion on my latest book. Download Aunt Tabbie’s Wings for free. Limited offer. Enjoy. * AUNT TABBIE’S WINGS  Smashwords  iBooks (Apple)  B&N (Nook) Kobo Scribd Oyster   * * * ****

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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 ebook just released

Just released! Aunt Tabbie’s Wings ebook now available. A beautiful story of love, adventure, struggle and redemption.     * SAMPLE Smashwords iBooks (Apple) Barnes & Noble (Nook) Kobo Scribd Oyster Paperback Autographed and direct from the author. *    

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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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A Sincere and profound apology to all my readers

G’day I have been made aware of a dramatic and disturbing outcome from my avid readers of both Mahina and more particularly, Paradise Warrior.

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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 rubbish

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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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Zero by Jack Dey; Christian fiction suspense

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La Belle Suisse by Dodie La Mirounette & Jack Dey - If you have a price, the devil has a cheque book! - Christian Fiction available in paperback & ebook - we invite you to lose yourself in a sample chapter and enjoy reading it as much as we did writing it. Dodie & Jack
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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