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    A. Jane

ISBN: 9780994633446

The Harris Sisters

by: A. Jane
5 out of 5 based on 19 customer ratings
19 customer reviews

If you were stuck in a boring and lonely life, but suddenly your world was turned upside down in a single night…
Would you accept the adventure and take the ride?  Would you embrace the chance to escape and become somebody whose actions could affect the entire world?  Or would you mourn the loss of your ordinary existence after seeing the world as you know it in a different light?
These are the questions that the Harris sisters must answer.


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Let me ask you this: if you were stuck in a pathetic, boring, and lonely life, and your world was turned upside down in the events of a single night – would you embrace the adventure and take the ride? Would you take the chance to escape and become somebody whose actions could affect the entire world? Or would you mourn the loss of your ordinary existence, because of the sacrifice that comes with seeing the world as you know it in a different light?

This is the question that the Harris sisters must face when one family’s secret reveals an unknown danger, uncovering a world where those terrifying things you saw as a child weren’t just shadows or the result of an overactive imagination, but the very creatures you imagined them to be. In this place reality and fantasy become the same, and every day you are hunted like prey. The battle to survive is constant and love is cruel, betrayal is real and evil presents itself around every bend.

It all comes back to this one night of your boring life, and the chance to change the life you wished away every day. It all begins with a secret; a treasured possession, which was found quite by accident. Now Kaulculas, the King that controls the darkness, knows that they have it…and he wants it back.


ISBN: 9780994633446
Publisher: A. Jane
Publish Date: 2016
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Meet the Author

Amie Jane was born in 1983, in Adelaide, Australia. As a young child, she had a wonderful imagination. Amie Jane relished all kinds of indoor and outdoor play and, among other activities, immensely enjoyed children’s pantomimes, concerts, films and story-telling. Long before she could actually read and write, she took great delight in being read to, and in creating her own short stories; dictating many to her parents who wrote them down on her behalf.

In time, Amie Jane developed into a creative young writer and a fluent, expressive, and animated reader. Passionate about reading, she became an avid fan of many classic authors including, Enid Blyton, Roald Dahl, C.S. Lewis, J.R.R Tolkien, Stephen King and later she found inspiration from authors such as J.K. Rowling, Suzanne Collins and Stephenie Meyer.

At age 11, Amie Jane and her family moved to eastern Australia, in the Northern Tablelands of New South Wales, where apart from school, her main ‘focus’ in life was living and breathing basketball.

Inspired by a reoccurring nightmare, Amie Jane aged 16, woke in the middle of the night and scribbled down on paper the repeated scene she kept seeing in her dreams, and placed it folded within her paperwork. As an aspiring actor, she envisaged herself, one day, acting in a screenplay she would create based around this short scene. Her loving and supportive parents had always encouraged her and her older brother, to reach for the stars and to follow their dreams. Nevertheless, preoccupied with basketball, that piece of paper was eventually out of sight, out of mind.

It would be some 10 years later; after gaining various qualifications, having dabbled in several careers, relocating to the state of Queensland, and her aspiring acting career now replaced with achieving high-end sales in the corporate world, that she would come across the very same folded piece of paper when sorting through old paperwork. It was then, Amie Jane decided to use her downtime to write a book around this one scene, starting at the middle and building her characters and story around it.

In time, struggling to juggle corporate world demands, and trying to fuel her true passion for writing, Amie Jane decided to abandon the sensible notion of saving to buy a house, a decision she had been striving towards, and instead, take a few years out of full-time paid employment and travel throughout the world writing and living-off her hard earned savings.

Throughout the years, embracing her parent’s words of encouragement, but driven by her own ambition, determination, and efforts, Amie Jane followed her dreams to become the creative, motivated young woman she is today. 

She lived by the belief  'If you don't have the courage to chase your dreams, how can you possibly catch them', and in 2016, ‘The Harris Sisters’ was born. 

  1. (verified owner):

    5 out of 5

    Great read! I couldn’t put it down. Looking forward to the next one x

  2. :

    5 out of 5

    I have never been a massive reader, but this book had me hooked and I just couldn’t put it down! Just like everyone else I’m hanging out for book number two…

  3. :

    5 out of 5

    I was hooked from the 3rd page! It kept me hanging our for more, with a surprise around every corner. So unpredictable and perfectly written. A brilliant mind, an amazing world, all in one book! Can’t wait for the second one….. please!!

  4. (verified owner):

    5 out of 5

    I’ve never been a fan of fantasy books however this book captured me in every way. It was fun, exciting and dark. There were a couple of nights I stayed up till early morning because I simply couldn’t put it down. This book is one for everyone, I highly recommend the read and can’t wait to read book number two to see if my theories are correct?!? A.Jane you better start cracking on that second book, the people are waiting haha

  5. :

    5 out of 5

    Brilliant first outing for a pair of young heroines! The Harris Sisters are complex characters that are accessible and ground this fantasy novel in real and relatable emotion. Treat yourself to a journey with the Harris Sisters – you won’t be disappointed!

  6. :

    5 out of 5

    We all need to escape sometimes to a land of fantasy and there is no better way than reading ‘The Harris Sisters’! The pages keep on turning as you are lost in the story. If you are teen children have their heads down constantly looking at a device, gift them this book! It will get them reading again and they’ll LOVE every page!

  7. (verified owner):

    5 out of 5

    Thank you for my copy of The Harris Sisters. Your imagery was powerful and your vision pure and romantic and stunningly creative. There was an escapism in the world you created that was grounded by the innocence of the romance. It was truly beautiful and a lovely distraction from reality!

  8. (verified owner):

    5 out of 5

    Love love loved the book! I read it so quickly because I couldn’t put it down! The writing was super easy to just sit back and relax and delve into another world

  9. :

    5 out of 5

    A joy to read. Excellent pacing, absorbing plot, and unforgettable characters. Highly recommend!

  10. :

    5 out of 5

    The Harris Sisters is a fantastic read, however it is the way the story is told that got me. Hooked from beginning – frustrated by the end. Where is book 2 A.Jane! I have questions that require answers! Highly recommend this emerging author and breakthrough novel. Authentic creativity at its best!

  11. (verified owner):

    5 out of 5

    I just finished The Harris Sisters! Admittedly its taken me a while to read, but as AJ’s friend I wanted to savour her work and enjoy the journey. Her style of writing is truly amazing! When I was younger I was enthralled by Enid Blyton the famous five & secret seven and her ability to totally encapsulate my mind into the fantasy of the stories, lives and adventures of the characters. I’m totally blown away at Amie’s ability to totally embrace the same sentiments I felt whilst reading her book. Girl, you’re an amazing author! I’m proud of you and completely in awe of what you’ve created. I can not wait to read your next masterpiece novel 🙏🏻

  12. :

    5 out of 5

    I really enjoyed reading the Harris Sisters! In fact, I enjoyed it so much that I finished the book in two days. The Harris Sisters is a descriptive book and is full of suspense. It is a good blend of both romance and adventure, and I really felt for the characters.

  13. :

    5 out of 5

    This book i hear so much about and could not wait to read it. And omg the wait was well worth it. Cant wait to find out more in there story. I hope there is more books to come from A Jane

  14. :

    5 out of 5

    Enter into the magical world of the Harris Sisters and find yourself lost in pages filled with deep mystery, magic and surprise. This stunning example of the A. Jane’s skill in character development will entice you in to the story from the first few pages. Suitable for all ages and totally relatable, especially in inspiring teenagers that are beginning to embark on their own adventures through life.

  15. :

    5 out of 5

    This book takes you down mystery lane into a magical fantasy world that I could truly relate too. You captured the gift of life and love all in one and the mysterious events that took place between kept me longing for more. Guessing, wondering, imagining what I would do if this were to happen to me. This book allowed me to escape from my reality and let my imagination run wild. It took me to another place where anything was possible. Their were moments of darkness balanced with the warmth of love, romance and friendship.
    I’m looking forward to seeing what this talented and creative author comes up with next.

  16. :

    5 out of 5

    Halle’s Review of ‘The Harriet Sisters.’

    In the past I have never really enjoyed reading, I come from a world of technology and ipads. When I was asked to read this book and write a review I was hesitant at first until I started to get into. It was so easy to fall in love with all the characters and I found myself waking up in the morning and reaching for this book instead of reaching for my ipad.

    Penny and Lily-ann reminded me a lot of myself and my sister, their character flaws and funny moments. I read as Lilly-ann got her first kiss, and through every twist, tale and adventure. At the end of the book, I had emotions that I have never experienced through reading before. I had made fictional friends, had travelled through their story and cried with them through their heartbreak. This is the best first story I could have read and it has given me a gift of reading, which I haven’t had till now. Thank you for all the work you have put into this book A Jane it was great.

  17. (verified owner):

    5 out of 5

    A. Jane captures what it is to be a teenager. She convincingly writes as a young outcast, growing up in a confusing and often threatening world. In the world of The Harris Sisters, that world is filled with magic and dark forces, but any girl who had had their life turned upside down will find something to relate to here. There is rivalry, betrayal, longing and heartbreak. A. Jane doesn’t say away from difficult subject matter and doesn’t sugar coat the world (real or fantastic) when it comes to sadness, danger and loss.

  18. :

    5 out of 5

    I adored this book. I loved the characters and I just couldn’t put it down! I can’t wait for the next book!

  19. (verified owner):

    5 out of 5

    What a brilliant debut novel by AJane! You will fall in love with the Harris Sisters as they take you on a riveting adventure full of emotion. Be prepared to be enthralled and gripped until you’ve read the last page.