The Black Fox of Beckham
YA Fiction / January 3, 2019

  Set in the village of Beckham, nestled in the English countryside, where fox hunting has been a way of life for hundreds of years, a rare black fox is spotted shortly before the opening of the hunt season. The Beckhamshire County Hunt Club seizes on the opportunity to exploit a long history of sinister legends concerning black foxes in order to generate interest in the hunt and raise money for a sport that a growing segment of the population regard as cruel. The disturbing stories about black foxes quickly spread through the village and surrounding countryside, igniting rumors of an evil black fox and its witch handler. The master of foxhounds vows to track down and kill the now infamous “black fox of Beckham.” But this fox has embraced the guidance of her father before he was killed by hunters. “What makes you different also makes you powerful.” Arabella, the black fox, is befriended by kindred spirits: the autistic daughter of the secretary of the hunt, and a reclusive Gypsy widow who is regarded by many as suspicious. The three proudly brand themselves “the peculiars” and promise to end fox hunting in England. The Black Fox of Beckham is a…

Mylee in the Mirror (Greek Mythology Fantasy Series Book 2)

  Freshman year is just starting, and already Mylee fears her family is falling apart. She’s not interested in dating or any of the high-school drama it brings, but that’s just what she gets when Sam, the most popular guy at school, invites her to the Homecoming dance. Mylee needs advice, so she summons Aphrodite, Goddess of Love and Beauty, her secret confidant. Tyler is worried about Mylee, his best friend and teammate. Already sad about her family woes, he’s livid that Slimeball Sam is trying to ooze his way into her life. And she seems to be falling for Sam’s act! Worse, Ty is worried all this attention from such a popular guy will place Mylee officially out of his league. What does an ancient Greek goddess know about modern teenage romance? Can My and Ty save their friendship and discover what matters most?   REVIEW A must-read whimsical fiction interwoven with true-life teenage drama. Reviewed By Piaras O Cionnaoith for Emerald Book Reviews Award-winning author Ellie Collins weaves another well-crafted contemporary coming of age novel. The story had every element a good story should have. A solid and captivating plot, attention to detail, but best of all fleshed…