Steve Turnbull's books

  • The Taliesin Affair cover
    Boarding school can be hell - sometimes it can be MURDER

    So far from her home in India, Maliha Anderson did not enjoy life in her British boarding school, but discovering the school bully murdered certainly made it more interesting.

    And when the police chose the wrong person as the most likely suspect, Maliha decides to investigate and reveal the true culprit.

    But, as the bodies mount up, the murder becomes a plot, and the plot becomes a conspiracy aimed at the heart of the British Empire.

    When Maliha herself comes under suspicion, she realises her only chance lies in a dangerous gambit that risks the lives of herself and the people she's come to know.

  • Harry Goes to Italy cover
    Sometimes family isn't what you hope it is.

    Harriet and Khuwelsa Edgbaston aren't typical sisters. Harry is nosy and that winds them up in all kinds of trouble.

    But this time it's different. After their father's home in East Africa was destroyed, they're going to Italy to find Harry's mother who left when Harry was ten.

    The search turns into a fight for their lives as they become the target of the Ottoman Empire's war machine.

    When they finally track down Harry's mother, the deadly outcome is something neither girl could have imagined.

  • Monsters cover
    They stopped the monsters. But who’s going to stop them?

    Manchester, 2046. Chloe Dark lives in a world destroyed by a disease that turns people into monsters - it could happen to anyone, even her.

    When Chloe's best friend goes missing, Britain’s powerful ruling class tries to prevent Chloe from discovering the truth. So she must travel deep within the seedy monster underground where she realizes she has more in common with the freaks than she’d care to admit, and the search to save her friend becomes a fight for her life.

    When a new horror threatens Chloe’s quest, she must risk everything to determine if the real monster… is the one within.

  • Lure of the Riptide cover
    1908. In a corner of India, a murderer stalks.

    Having returned to the place of her birth to take part in the death rituals for her mother, Maliha Anderson is confronted with a crime that will be unavenged unless she does something about it.

    But as she digs into the circumstances of the death she faces greed, lust and intense prejudice in a cultural clash between East and West. The question is, how far must she go to bring the true culprit to justice?

  • Harry on the Run cover
    Before the Iron Pegasus, there was the Ostrich

    Harriet and Khuwelsa Edgbaston are not typical sisters.

    Harry wants to fly but even with all her sister's ingenuity they can't build a flying machine. Instead they just have the steam-powered runabout Sellie built.

    When they take a trip into Mombasa they are side-tracked by a landing Zeppelin and from that point things go from ordinary to outrageous.

    As chaos reigns they are forced to make a decision that will change their entire future.

  • Harry Takes Off Omnibus
    1896. Trouble in Zanzibar? The Edgbaston Sisters to the rescue.

    Harriet and Khuwelsa are teenage sisters and they love flying over the grasslands in their flying machine: The Pegasus. But East Africa is a cauldron of political tensions as the global empires of Britain and Germany vie for control.

    When the sisters stumble into the middle of a German military build-up, they are taken prisoner to prevent them revealing the truth to the British. To prevent a war they must escape their captors and warn their father in Zanzibar - but even if they succeed who will believe a couple of teenage girls?

    To stop the invasion they must put their own lives on the line against Zeppelins and war planes, in a completely unarmed vessel.

    In the best traditions of derring-do these three non-stop Iron Pegasus stories (Harry Takes Off, Harry in the Wild and Harry Gets Her Wings) will keep you on the edge of your seat in a rollercoaster ride of Action and Adventure.

    You haven't lived unless you've ridden the Iron Pegasus.

  • Under the Burning Clouds cover
    Death is chasing Maliha Anderson and it's catching up.

    Time is running out and the man who has turned out to be her nemesis has created an impossible situation to kill everyone she knows one by one.

    How can she possibly defeat a man with so much power he can make an honest man kill. With deaths piling up around her Maliha can only rely on her wits and her diminishing friends to help her on an unforgiving and unknown world.

  • Harry Gets Her Wings cover
    When revenge is sweet

    Harry and Sellie are at home when the building comes crashing down around them. With their father kidnapped they are in a race against time to catch the man who has ruined their home and stolen away their father.

  • Harry in the Wild cover
    1896 in a world where airships fill the skies. But the hippos are dying.

    In East Africa, sisters Harriet and Khuwelsa Edgbaston set off in their steam-powered ornithopter on the trail of butchered hippopotamuses and their stolen teeth.

    They are lead across the Serengeti in an adventure that more dangerous than any they've encountered before.

  • Thunder Over the Grass cover
    Missing babies in Johannesburg, and nobody cares.

    Maliha Anderson and her entourage travel to South Africa to return Riette's baby to the father's family on what should be a simple mission of mercy. But they are soon embroiled in race politics and something even darker: Children are disappearing but no one cares because they are black.

    In a battle against a vast subversive power Maliha discovers the worst horrors that man can commit, and struggles to bring the true perpetrators to justice. But what can one woman do?