20 Years of Stone

The year 2021 marks the 20th anniversary of the conclusion of one of my favourite fiction projects, the Stone trilogy. This set of three fantasy novels - Stone & Sky, Stone & Sea, Stone & Sun - was published by Voyager books, the science fiction and fantasy imprint of HarperCollins, between 1999-2001. Through the course … Continue reading 20 Years of Stone

The String City Mysteries – Now in Paperback

Hot on the heels of the Kindle edition, I'm delighted to announce The String City Mysteries is now available in paperback. Its pages are bulging with werewolves and titans, angels and zombies, murder, love and, above all, mystery. There's never been a better time to explore the extraordinary world of String City in the company … Continue reading The String City Mysteries – Now in Paperback

New Book – The String City Mysteries

What better time than New Year to launch a new book? Okay, full disclosure, The String City Mysteries is not entirely new. It's a collection of seven novelettes first published in Realms of Fantasy magazine, and later as individual ebooks by 40K Books. Now, for the first time, they've been assembled into a single volume. … Continue reading New Book – The String City Mysteries

Wings Too Wide – A Short Story from FantasyCon 2000

Wings Too Wide is a short story I wrote for FantasyCon 2000. Organised by the British Fantasy Society, FantasyCon is an annual celebration of all things wonderful in speculative fiction, culminating in the spectacular British Fantasy Awards ceremony. Read a review of FantasyCon 2000 by convention organiser David Howe The story appeared in the menu … Continue reading Wings Too Wide – A Short Story from FantasyCon 2000

Dragoncharm 25th Anniversary

This year is the 25th anniversary of my first novel, Dragoncharm. You’ll forgive me if I take a little trip down memory lane, right? Dragoncharm was one of the first fantasy paperbacks published under the Voyager imprint launched by HarperCollins in 1995. I wrote the original draft longhand, and submitted the final typescript to two … Continue reading Dragoncharm 25th Anniversary

String City – Teaser Trailer

Regular visitors to this blog will know I have a new novel out in March 2019, called String City. To keep your appetite whetted, I thought I’d treat you to a teaser trailer, which features original music by my good friend Pete Riley. Thanks, Pete! [Updated] Click here to watch the full book trailer In an interdimensional … Continue reading String City – Teaser Trailer

Crown of Three – Epic Collection

It's publication day for the Crown of Three Epic Collection, a box set of the complete fantasy trilogy for younger readers that I've been working on for the past couple of years. Publishers Simon and Schuster call it "a Game of Thrones for a younger audience" and I'm cool with that. The series kicks off with Crown of … Continue reading Crown of Three – Epic Collection

String City – Coming Soon

January 24, 2019 – put the date in your diary. Why? Because it’s the publication date of my new novel, String City. Huzzah! [UPDATE: Due to dimensional instabilities String City has a new publication date of March 2019.) Yes, I know, it’s months away, but the darn thing’s just popped up on Amazon, which means you … Continue reading String City – Coming Soon

Book Trailer Tease

https://vimeo.com/262049298 Anticipating the publication of my next novel - out at the end of the year - I've started work on a book trailer. All right, I'll confess, it's really just an excuse for me to fool around with some new animation techniques - well, new to me, anyway. Before you ask, no, I still … Continue reading Book Trailer Tease

“A Kingdom Rises” – Czech Edition

I just got author comps for the Czech edition of A Kingdom Rises, the final novel in my Crown of Three fantasy trilogy for younger readers. Check out that gorgeous cover art! Read more about the Crown of Three trilogy Buy A Kingdom Rises from Amazon