Where Carpets Fly

Young Adult Fantasy Adventure Novel


Fly for fun … fly for fear … fly for freedom …

Restless teen Elina is bored of village life. When she starts magic lessons in the city, her only concern is exploring the sights with new school friend Kara. However, life takes a darker turn. Her magic teacher is hiding a secret, and odd happenings pile up, like unsociable Simeon’s shady dockside deals. But Elina’s questions go unanswered.

When Elina and Simeon develop a magical mind link, she suspects his involvement in foreign spy work. But an unexpected ship tour-turned-voyage throws her and Kara right at the mystery’s heart—in the volatile, dangerous country of Pallexon.

Alone and with no ID, things worsen when a terrorist act blows Kara’s cover. With her own freedom at stake, Elina must rely on her wits and magic to save her friend and unravel Pallexon’s secrets—before it’s too late.

Friendships are forged and loyalties tested in this magical fantasy adventure from debut author Elise Edmonds.

Read now and let your imagination fly!

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The Mermaid Necklace 

A short story which follows Where Carpets Fly

Janni visits the Delta with his brother Niels on a trading trip. Life seems dull after the excitement of the last few weeks. But when he overhears rumours of political upheaval in the city he just left, he realises where his heart truly lies …


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Where Secrets Lie

Young Adult Fantasy Adventure Novel


Threat of war looms over Kamikan …

Elina, a skilled teen mind-reader, struggles when her power goes haywire. With racial tensions escalating, and a rocky relationship with Pallexi boyfriend Janni, will her foray into surveillance work bring the answers she needs?

Kara, ex-Pallexi prisoner, lives in hiding. She seeks relief in poppy tea and drifts into addiction, but her worst nightmares come true when a spy discovers her family. A secret mission could be her route to revenge. Will Kara’s reckless actions ease her wounded past, or will she live to regret it?

Simeon, committed undercover aid-worker, can’t ignore the call of military life. But further trials await Simeon as he attempts to bond with his rowdy comrades, knowing their lives will depend on it. When it comes to the ultimate test, does he have the guts to hold up under fire?

Three friends—torn apart by the war. With the fate of their country at stake, will their lives ever be the same again?

Friendships are tested and secrets come to light in this fantasy adventure sequel to Where Carpets Fly.


Of Legend and Lore


New life is given to eleven old stories in this second collection of irresistible fairy tale retellings. 

Royalty faces magical challenges: a prince uses his powers on a rescue mission and reveals a terrible secret about his people; a king takes drastic measures to save his daughters from a troublesome curse; and a princess befriends an unusual frog.

Mythical creatures can be friend or foe: three brothers face a depressed dragon with a legendary treasure; an ancient crow brings a child’s wishes to life; and one young girl discovers dragons aren’t always the enemy.

Heroes come in all shapes and sizes: a miser is in danger of losing everything one cold night; a struggling mirrorsmith meets an invisible recluse; a boy must relive the fairy tale based on his ancestor’s life; a child is rejected because of his love of drawing cats; and an evil witch is sealed in a glass coffin.

Be transported to new worlds and enjoy fresh twists on old favorites!

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