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Review: Into the Sounds by Lee Murray

Continuing the story of Taine McKenna and Jules Asher which started with Into the Mist (winner of the Sir Julius Vogel Award for Best Novel, 2016), Lee Murray leaves the mist-shrouded Ureweras behind and drops us into one of New … Continue reading

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May Update on All The Things

I thought when I did my last blog post that I had a lot to cover in one go, and I also thought I’d do well to do more frequent posts here to save myself being in this situation again, … Continue reading

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So Much News…

Wow, where on earth has the past half a year gone? I’ve thinking for a while “It’s been a couple of months since I updated my blog” but in fact it was July last year I last posted! Where have … Continue reading

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Hounds of the Underworld

Lee Murray and I are stoked to announce the release of our first collaborative novel, ‘Hounds of the Underworld’, Book 1 in the Path of Ra series, from Raw Dog Screaming Press. Here’s a little bit about the book, which … Continue reading

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Guest Interview: Victory of Limani

Engaged to protect the Princess Zhinu from subversive elements operating within the Qin Empire, mercenary Victory is accompanying the British trade delegation on the ship Xianfeng. Currently, Victory is the vampire Master of the City of Limani, a neutral city-state … Continue reading

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Tipuna Tapu wins the Paul Haines Award for Long Fiction

In 2015, I was invited to write an adventure story for the anthology And Then…The Great Big Book of Awesome Adventure Stories. The publisher was keen to have a New Zealand story in this Australian collection, and I was stoked … Continue reading

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And… Here’s 2017

Well, 2016 was quite a year all round, wasn’t it? Good with the bad and all that. The highlight for me had to be signing a two-book deal for The Path of Ra series with Raw Dog Screaming Press, and … Continue reading

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Hounds of the Underworld

My partner in darkness, Lee Murray, and I are thrilled to announce that the first book in our collaborative novel series, Hounds of the Underworld: Book 1 of The Path of Ra has found a home with Raw Dog Screaming Press, … Continue reading

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Au Contraire 3

Well, I made it. Au Contraire 3, New Zealand’s 37th National Science Fiction and Fantasy Convention, is done and dusted, and I lived to tell the tale. I worked with Lee Murray to programme the Writers’ Stream of panels and … Continue reading

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Story News!

It’s been a while since I posted last, because I’ve had so much going on. My SF horror novella Spindle has appeared in Andromeda Spaceways Inflight Magazine Issue #63, and the story is the inspiration for the amazing cover art. … Continue reading

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