Flying into 2023

The New Year began for me with a surprise delivery in my mailbox. My author comps of the complete Catacombia trilogy, written under the pseudonym R.L. Ferguson, just arrived. These fantasy novels for young readers are published by Ravensburger in German translation, with fabulous cover design by Miriam Wasmus. The final hardback volume hit bookshops … Continue reading Flying into 2023

Stone Trilogy Desktops

Visit the great world-wall of Stone every time you turn on your computer with these exclusive desktop wallpapers. There's one for each book in the epic fantasy trilogy, rendered in HD at 1920x1080 pixels for maximum clarity. Explore the mysterious castle of the Denneth! Voyage across the magical upturned ocean! Discover the secrets that lie … Continue reading Stone Trilogy Desktops

A New Look for Dragoncharm

What better way to celebrate the New Year than with a new book cover? Back in 2016, twenty-one years after its first publication in 1995 by HarperCollins, I reissued my first fantasy novel Dragoncharm as a self-published edition with revised text and a brand new cover. Now I've repackaged the novel with an updated cover. … Continue reading A New Look for Dragoncharm

Catacombia: Keepers of the Flame – Publication Day

It's always exciting to announce a new publication day! December 1, 2022, marked the release of Catacombia: Keepers of the Flame, the third novel in my fantasy trilogy for young readers, written under the pseudonym R.L. Ferguson. Out just in time for Christmas, the book concludes the rip-roaring adventures of Sam, a teenager who is … Continue reading Catacombia: Keepers of the Flame – Publication Day

Alien Film Franchise Encyclopedia – Coming Soon

I'm thrilled to reveal the cover of the Alien Film Franchise Encyclopedia, a brand new in-world guide to the Alien universe, due to be published by Titan Books on 15 August, 2023. Through 2021-2022, I was part of a four-person writing team working in a top secret virtual bunker alongside my inestimable colleagues Clara Čarija, … Continue reading Alien Film Franchise Encyclopedia – Coming Soon

Stone & Sun – New Edition Out Now

My reissue of the Stone trilogy is now complete, with the publication of a brand new edition of Stone & Sun. First published by HarperCollins in 2001, this epic fantasy novel is the concluding volume in the series that begins with Stone & Sky. Continuing his adventures across the world-wall of Stone, Victorian explorer Jonah … Continue reading Stone & Sun – New Edition Out Now

Stone & Sea – New Edition Out Now

It gives me enormous pleasure to announce the publication of a brand new edition of Stone & Sea. First published by HarperCollins in 2000, this epic fantasy novel is a sequel to Stone & Sky and follows the continuing adventures of Victorian explorer Jonah Lightfoot as he sets sail across a vertical ocean filled with … Continue reading Stone & Sea – New Edition Out Now

Stone & Sky – New Edition Out Now

Many months ahead of schedule, I'm thrilled to announce the publication of a brand new edition of Stone & Sky, my epic fantasy novel first published by HarperCollins in 1999. Except for a few very minor tweaks to the text, this new edition – available in paperback and for the first time as an ebook … Continue reading Stone & Sky – New Edition Out Now

Coming Soon – The Stone Trilogy Republished

Imagine a wall as big as a world, built from stones the size of city blocks. Giant castles cling to its face like limpets to a cliff. Broad ledges create roads winding into the unknown distance. Exotic creatures roam the heights. The greatest question is to ask what may lie at the top of this … Continue reading Coming Soon – The Stone Trilogy Republished

Catacombia Wins “Leipzeiger LeseKompass” Award

I was thrilled to learn that Catacombia: Descent into the Deep, my adventure novel for young readers written under the pseudonym R.L. Ferguson, has received a Leipzeiger Lesekompass award in the 10-14 age category. The first volume in a fantasy trilogy, the book tells the story of a boy called Sam who is unexpectedly plunged … Continue reading Catacombia Wins “Leipzeiger LeseKompass” Award