Mike Woods

Biography

Mike Woods grew up in Perth, Western Australia. He moved to Melbourne, where he currently resides, to pursue a PhD in psychology.

When not writing, he is usually reading…works by David Foster Wallace, Thomas Pynchon, Richard Powers, Gary Lutz, Steven Erikson, Michael Chabon, Cormac McCarthy and the like are usually close at hand.

Night in Arbin is the first novel he has published.

Where to find Mike Woods online


Books

Under Gravity's Dust
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,770. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » Dark
The small town of Veritas is under siege. Now the defences have fallen. They thought they were safe. They thought the world wouldn't find them. Now they hoped the world would remember them. A new novella from the author of the Arbin Trilogy and Sleight of Hand.
War in Arbin
Series: The Arbin Trilogy. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 99,590. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » General
Arbin, the jewel of the kingdom, is a city bowed beneath the weight of a war it doesn’t want. Assassins are scrambling for cover, the Mayor is on the election warpath, and refugees are already spilling in from the west. With the kingdom’s finest bellowing for action, the only question is whether the city can hold itself together long enough, or if the war within will tear it apart.
Sleight of Hand: Chaos, Authorship & Humanity in the Malazan Book of the Fallen
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,820. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism, Fiction » Fantasy » General
Steven Erikson’s Malazan Book of the Fallen is a post-modern journey through the mind and soul of the characters and the author himself. Sleight of Hand explores the central themes appearing in the series, and is one of the first works to analyse those themes across the entire series. Sleight of Hand the journey of a reader and anybody with a tale to tell, as they seek their humanity.
Night in Arbin
Series: The Arbin Trilogy. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 103,170. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » General
Tane, one of the premier assassins in the city of Arbin, wakes to find his lover Lucinda murdered. As he tries to outrun the memory of Lucinda, and the people who are trying to kill him, Tane finds himself face to face with mages, assassins, and a web of intrigue and corruption that could shake the foundations of his beloved city. The assassins’ guild is at war.

Mike Woods’s tag cloud

analysis    assassin    battle    criticism    criticism of fantasy    dark fantasy    erikson    magic    malazan    military fantasy    novella    quest    rogue    siege    sorcery    steven erikson    sword    sword sorcery    swords    themes