Wednesday, 27 April 2011

Welcome to Colleen Mitchell Books


My name is Colleen Mitchell and I am a Kiwi author living in Levin, New Zealand.
I have a grown-up daughter, two wonderful granddaughters and a German Shepherd named Harley.

My first book with Thistlewood Publishing is Isabelle's Locket.
This is a fast paced time-travel adventure set in Foxton in 1910/2010.
It is available internationally right now at or and at most other online bookstores.
There is a review on Amazon you can check out.
I am also excited to say that Isabelle's Locket will be released in New Zealand very soon.
A release date will be available soon.

Big thanks go out to my publisher Gail (a very patient person, so I have found out), editor Martha (equally patient), and and to Debra for the stunning cover.

Here is a picture of me, and my book

Thistlewood Publishing is currently working with me to get the next NZ based novel out.
This is an exciting adventure/romance set in Foxton/Shannon/Levin around 1899 and is titled Unbroken Promises.
 Keep watching this space for a release date!!

I am also currently working on a series of books aimed at 11-16yr olds who love horses and riding. This series will be titled Ridgeview Riding Club Girls, and will feature one girl's story in each book. It is set in Otaki, New Zealand.
I have kept horses for over 30 years, and so this series will be based on my own experiences.
My dear old horse Toby died last year, and if you look carefully you will see him pop up somewhere in every one of my novels.

My two darling granddaughters Amber and April will feature in a yet-to-be-written tale of the Amazing Adventures of Amber and April (two mischievous pixies living in a big old tree who try to do good, but who always seem to end up making trouble for themselves...and for everyone around them.)
This book will be illustrated by my very talented sister Karen Daly, a respected artist in New Zealand.

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