Chris Hawley

Biography

Born and brought up in the UK, Chris took his young family to work in Nairobi, Kenya and later operated tourist hotels in Lamu on the Kenya coast. He also founded a charitable trust for destitute children and worked with Kenyan teachers to promote human values.

In his spare time Chris has been a water colour artist, poet, short story writer and finally a novelist. Chris is married with three grown-up children, four grandchildren and several adopted African children. He now lives in Shella Village on the island of Lamu.

Where to buy in print


Books

The Quest For Captain Ernst
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 89,350. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2012 by Mirador Publishing. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
Hermann Winke, the brilliant inventor of the Magnobile is dead, and the manner of his death is shrouded in mystery. In his will, he leaves his valuable papers to his only son, Ernst, who has just returned from years in the Amazon jungle. At Hermann’s funeral in London, Bill, Sonia, Ben and Tim meet the mysterious Ernst.
Operation Stargazer
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 88,060. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2011 by Mirador Publishing. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Bill Steadman and his friends may still be average teenagers, but now the grave responsibility of saving Planet Earth has landed squarely on their young shoulders. It tells how Bill and Sonia, together with their friends, Ben and Tim, involve themselves in the battle to save Mars from Zigismo, the evil dictator of Zeronera, who is intent on enslaving the inhabitants of the Red Planet.
Secret of The Red Planet
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Price: Free! Words: 73,580. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2011 by Mirador Publishing. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Bill Steadman is just an average teenager with dreams of interplanetary adventure. Then one day those dreams explode into reality as he is whisked off to Mars, where he is welcomed by a race of humans who have developed a unique and peaceful way of life. He is shown the wonders of The Red Planet and learns their deepest secrets, some terrible secrets that might just mean the end of their existence