Fiction

Tamzin has two middle grade works in progress. One is a book about a dyslexic 10-year-old boy set in the UK during the Beast from the East in 2018. The second is a historic novel about an adventurous 13-year-old girl in 1905 France.

Icebreak
Luca understands football and factorial equations. His broken-up family, however, is a riddle he doesn’t know how to solve. During a trip to London, he enters a foggy world of wrecked ships, wurlitzers and wonder.

A wish on the Number 65 bus unleashes an unexpected chain of events involving a party, a park and a Polish ice-breaker. Can Luca conjure enough magnetic force to bring his sister Robyn back home?

The Hem and the Horizon
Driven from her home in Chicago by street violence and strikes, Mattie Errington leaves America to join her sister in the French capital. She arrives in Paris in the dawn of the 20th century, during the seductive belle époque.

In this patriarchal world, she experiences a new artistic savagery among the young ‘wild beasts’. Is Mattie able to save herself from the glittering temptations of the metropolis, and bring about her own emancipation?