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Coming July 2023!

Hali Greengard thinks she's a freak. She's a twin from Hexa, a planet where twins are always Daka together. Except for her. She is Luma.

'A thrilling intergalactic story, full of intrigue, danger, family secrets and reveals that will make you gasp ... It's an action-packed ride.'

Janeen Brian, award-winning author

'A stellar, fun intergalactic adventure ... I'm sure middle grade readers will love planet hopping with the Greengard family.' Adam Cece, author of the Huggabie Falls series


Adult thriller out now!

'The perfect combination of great historical fiction and a thriller ... highly recommend.' Better Reading

'Captures the imagination from the first page.' SA Weekend

'A layered family drama of mysteries and long held loyalties.' The Blurb

Shortlisted for the Davitt Awards 2021 Best Debut Crime Novel

Out now - Children's and YA

Shortlisted for the Speech Pathology Book of the Year Award 2020

'The fully developed characters and story line packs a punch.' School Library Journal

'This is one of my favorite books in the 'Orca Sports' series yet, and it would be a good addition to a school or public library. Highly Recommended.' CM Magazine

Sonya Bates is a Canadian writer who has made South Australia her home since 1997. Working as a spech pathologist, she began writing when her children were young and has published several children's books. Her debut adult novel, Inheritance of Secrets, was shortlisted as an unpublished manuscript in the inaugural Banjo Prize in 2018.

Writer, reader, author. Wife, mother and caretaker of pets. Love travel, love books.

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