A page-turning fantasy novel of modern distractions woven into ancient philosophy. A primeval Seer and her Apprentice listen for the Eleventh Question while monitoring the thoughts of the world.
The target of bullies at school, Arista McGregor struggles to fit in. Her mother, Amanda, doesn't exactly help. Still mourning her divorce to Arista's father several years before, Amanda has taken to drinking and gambling, leaving Arista to fend for herself.
With no friends and no support at home, Arista begins to question her existence and reason for being.
When a violent confrontation with Amanda's abusive boyfriend puts Arista and Amanda in the hospital, Arista is sent to live on a farm with a vet who prides herself on helping people and animals. It is here that Arista learns the true value of life.
18 March 2016 - Dianne Gray named in top three of the prestigious 2016 Ruth Rendell short story award 28 September 2012 - Dianne Gray's novel 'Soul's Child' wins the 2012 YouWriteOn Book of the Year award. Dianne is an Australian author who has won and been highly commended in numerous national and international short story writing awards - these include: HQ/HarperCollins, Scarlet Stiletto, Cairns Post and University of Canberra.