Alan McCluskey

Biography

Alan McCluskey lives amid the vineyards in a small Swiss village between three lakes and a range of mountains. Nearby, several thousands of years earlier, lakeside villages housed a thriving Celtic community. The ever-present heart-beat of that world continues to fuel his long-standing fascination for magic and fantasy.
Whether it be about Sally, Brent and Keira in The Storyteller’s Quest or Peter, Kaitling and Fi in Boy & Girl or in In Search of Lost Girls, all Alan McCluskey’s novels tell the story of young people who, despite the immense difficulties that abound, discover and develop their own astounding talents and manage to do the exceptional.
Alan McCluskey has published two YA novels in The Storyteller’s Quest series: The Reaches and The Keeper’s Daughter. A third book, The Starless Square, is awaiting publication. He has also published Boy & Girl and its sequel In Search of Lost Girls.

Where to find Alan McCluskey online


Where to buy in print


Books

In Search of Lost Girls
By
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 129,680. Language: British English. Published: July 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
The bell tolls as the girls shuffle by with no one to ward off abuse. In another world, a girl sings like an angel. Thanks heavens the mourners don’t knew she’s a boy in disguise. They’d be indignant. It’s time. The author picks up his pen with trembling fingers. Tearing Kate and Peter apart has him dribbling in anticipation. He ought to know better. Things rarely turn out as an author expects.
Boy & Girl
By
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 105,310. Language: British English. Published: September 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
When Peter awakes in a girl’s head, he is delighted and alarmed, but his secret yearnings have not become reality. The girl is from another world. Both are driven from their homes, her by invading priests, him by a conflict. To make matters worse, a new girl at school vows to kill him. The stage is set for a desperate struggle, but will ingenuity and fervour win out against folly and fanaticism?
The Keeper's Daughter
By
Series: The Storyteller's Quest, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 131,060. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
It wasn’t Brent’s fault he was stuck in the form of Jake the Owl, at least he didn’t think it was as he sat on a branch preening despondently. The threads of his stories had become inextricably muddled in his owlish head. To think that he’d once prided himself on being a storyteller. His stories had become adventures and some had become nightmares, and now he was stuck with them.
The Reaches
By
Series: The Storyteller's Quest, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 107,840. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
In the quiet town of Avan with its port, its provincial university and its conservative seafaring folk neither Brent nor Sally nor Keira were accustomed to the extraordinary. Yet a voyage from the real world to the realm of dreams and on to a world called the Reaches would force them to develop abilities they could have never imagined. The Reaches is the first book of the Storyteller's Quest.

Alan McCluskey’s tag cloud