Murdo, which was published in 2010, is a children’s/ adults adventure story revolving around a wonderful stray dog who saves a young girl, Jessica Bryant, from her kidnappers. The two then go on the run from her abductors, whilst the police are trying to trace them, and along the way become the best of friends with both vowing to protect each other at every turn. It is Jessics who names the stray dog Murdo.
The Race for Flugal Farm is another children’s/adults adeventure story about a man named Flugal, who after falling on hard times, enters his last four remaining horses; Chance, Biff, Pogo and Troy, from his riding stables, into a horse carriage drive in order to win the prize money and save the farm from being repossessed. Along the way he has help from Nugget; the farm’s dog and Nigel; a world and wisely pig, a young stablehand Rachelle Perkins and a family friend known affectionately as “Uncle Dave”. They all become acutely aware of the need to pull together, and they all end up depending on each other for their salvation.