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Emma’s Tapestry

Emma’s Tapestry
  • Author(s): Isobel Blackthorn
  • Location(s): London, Colorado, Japan, Singapore
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): 1914-1920 and 1939

At the dawn of World War Two, German-born nurse Emma Taylor sits by the bedside of a Jewish heiress in London as she reminisces over her dear friend, Oscar Wilde. As the story of Wilde unravels, so does Emma’s...

The Ghost of Villa Winter

The Ghost of Villa Winter
  • Author(s): Isobel Blackthorn
  • Location(s): Fuerteventura
  • Genre(s): Mystery
  • Era(s): Contemporary

English psychic Clarissa Wilkinson is holidaying in the Canary Islands. Hoping to have an adventure, she boards a tour bus bound for Villa Winter, a secret Nazi base on the idyllic island of Fuerteventura. Instead, she discovers a body...

A Prison In The Sun

A Prison In The Sun
  • Author(s): Isobel Blackthorn
  • Location(s): Fuerteventura
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): Present day

After millennial ghostwriter Trevor Moore rents an old farmhouse in Fuerteventura, he moves in to find his muse. Instead, he discovers a rucksack filled with cash. Who does it belong to – and should he hand it in… or...

The Unlikely Occultist: A biographical novel of Alice A. Bailey

The Unlikely Occultist: A biographical novel of Alice A. Bailey
  • Author(s): Isobel Blackthorn
  • Location(s): New York City (NYC), Melbourne
  • Genre(s): Fiction, Historical
  • Era(s): 1930s

Librarian Heather Brown discovers the fascinating life of Alice Bailey – a long forgotten occultist. Back in 1931, Alice is preparing to give a speech at a Swiss summer school. But how can she stave the tide of hatred...

A Matter of Latitude

A Matter of Latitude
  • Author(s): Isobel Blackthorn
  • Location(s): Lanzarote
  • Genre(s): Mystery
  • Era(s): Contemporary

When local Lanzarote anti-corruption activist, Celestino, is T-boned on a lonely stretch of road, he knows the collision was no accident. Wounded and fearing for his life, he hides in an abandoned fishing village, waiting for a chance to...

Clarissa’s Warning

Clarissa’s Warning
  • Author(s): Isobel Blackthorn
  • Location(s): Fuerteventura
  • Genre(s): Mystery
  • Era(s): Contemporary

A lottery jackpot changes Claire Bennett’s life. She buys an ancient stone ruin on the island of her dreams. Her mystic aunt Clarissa warns her of danger, but Claire pays no heed. Soon after moving to the idyllic island,...

The Legacy of Old Gran Parks

The Legacy of Old Gran Parks
  • Author(s): Isobel Blackthorn
  • Location(s): Australia
  • Genre(s): Humour
  • Era(s): 1980s

Set in Cann River in Australia’s rugged southern wilderness, The Legacy of Old Gran Parks is a tale of a remote town haunted by a legacy, a legacy with ominous consequences. It’s a warm evening in the autumn of...

A Perfect Square

A Perfect Square
  • Author(s): Isobel Blackthorn
  • Location(s): The Dandenongs, Devon, Melbourne
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): Contemporary

When pianist Ginny Smith moves back to her mother’s house in Sassafras after her breakup with the degenerate Garth, synaesthetic and eccentric artist Harriet Brassington-Smythe contrives a creative collaboration to lift her daughter’s spirits: an exhibition of paintings and...

Asylum

Asylum
  • Author(s): Isobel Blackthorn
  • Location(s): Western Australia
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): Contemporary

Seeking asylum from the wreckage of her life, Yvette Grimm arrives in Australia on a holiday visa. She applies for permanent residency with no hope of success. Resisting advice that she marry to stay in the country, Yvette invests...

The Drago Tree

The Drago Tree
  • Author(s): Isobel Blackthorn
  • Location(s): Lanzarote
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): Contemporary

Haunted by demons past and present, geologist Ann Salter seeks sanctuary on the exotic island of Lanzarote. There she meets charismatic author Richard Parry and indigenous potter Domingo, and together they explore the island. Ann’s encounters with the island’s...

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