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  • Fugitive Mage


    Book Two, the continuation of the dynamic and not-so-simple mission. Everand and Lamiya find events rapidly unravelling around them, and that…

  • Undercover Mage


    A grumpy river dragon withholds rain. Their crops wilting in unrelenting sunlight, the provinces plan a festival of dragon boat…

Kaaren’s Books

I tell people that I ‘accidentally wrote a novel while I was on maternity leave’. This is true — while on extended leave after the arrival of our second daughter and my mind was freed from the routine of public service work, I started Book One of The Ambitious Mage.

The day before, my good friend Marg had visited with her newborn baby, and had asked me if there was anything I hadn’t yet done that I always wanted to do. Without thinking, I replied: ‘Write a book’…

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But words are things, and a small drop of ink, falling like dew upon a thought, produces that which makes thousands, perhaps millions, think.

Lord Byron(1788-1824) British poet

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About Kaaren

Kaaren is a published author evolved into an Accredited Editor with the Institute of Professional Editors (IPEd). Having learned to write to a publishable standard, to self-edit, and then to edit and review the work of others, Kaaren appreciates the challenges of the journey and respects all authors’ ownership of their work.

Kaaren has nine books published (see the details under Kaaren’s books). She is currently working on a new fantasy series.

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