Welcome to my website. Here you will find details of my fantasy worlds. Check here for my books and news of upcoming releases. You will also find my blog, with weekly posts on books and writing.

The Lucky Diamond

5 orphan children set off on a quest across a magical land in order to deliver a diamond princess to her home. An epic fantasy adventure full of monsters and magic.

My first Middle Grade fantasy The Lucky Diamond was published in November 2021, with the sequel, Revenge of Queen Rose, in June 2022. Keep an eye on my blog for updates on the next book in the series!

The Lucky Diamond is a gem

Livi Michael, author of The Whispering Road


Weekly updates on writing and reviews of Children & Young Adult books.

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Valinora Troy comes from a family of writers and artists. She holds a MA in Creative Writing (Children’s & Young Adults), and lives in Ireland.

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Praise for The Lucky Diamond

Nivram, a place of unimaginable beauty and danger + five orphaned siblings trying to save a friend = the adventure of a lifetime that hurtles along at tremendous speed and is sure to keep readers on the edge of their seats.

Lindsay J Sedgwick, author of the Wulfie series