An excellent first book by author Mikaela Misti-Taylor Nayko Island (Amazon.uk Kindle, 2012) comes highly recommended by both readers and fellow independent authors alike. It’s a children’s book, but a delightful and well-written one.
Product Description (via Amazon.uk):
Justin and Alex find a magical world through the swimming pool in the basement of their new home. This world gets turned upside-down when Alex gets kidnapped. Panic-stricken Justin has to go to extreme lengths to rescue his sister. He sets off in search of her, meeting several strange creatures, having to decide which ones to trust and learning to use his newfound magical powers along the way. Justin gets taught a lesson from the most unlikely sources. This is a story of magic, friendship, trust and a brother’s love.