Andrew Knighton

Biography

I write fantasy, steampunk and science fiction. I’ve had around fifty short stories published, ranging from the life of a sorrowful robot to a steampunk adventure in the sewers beneath Venice.

When not writing fiction I’ve worked as a teacher, academic, data analyst, project manager and, in my darkest hour, a call centre employee. Over the years I've studied medieval history, management, teaching and social research. I now work as a freelance writer for websites, books, apps, and anything else that needs words strung neatly together.

I indulge in all the best hobbies. Comics, wargames, board games, roleplay games (both live action and tabletop), and of course reading genre fiction. I like to think that it fuels my creativity. Really, it’s all just a big distraction, but isn’t that what life’s all about?

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Books

Suits and Sewers: Epiphany Club Book 2
Series: Epiphany Club. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,340. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Historical » Victorian
Dirk Dynamo is glad to be back in civilisation, with two clues to the location of the Great Library. But when ninjas kidnap his friend and steal a priceless artefact, Dirk is forced to pursue them into the sewers below London. Faced with deadly assassins and the strange followers of the Underlord, can Dirk save Sir Timothy and the tablet before he ends up on the wrong end of a shuriken?
Guns and Guano
Series: Epiphany Club. Price: Free! Words: 37,340. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Dirk Dynamo is enjoying a life of learning with the Epiphany Club. Joining an expedition to find the Great Library of Alexandria, he finds himself on the island of Hakon, where colonial life is not what it seems. With monsters in the jungle, conspiracies in the mansion and ninjas dogging his trail, can Dirk and his friends find the first clue to the Library before they meet a deadly fate?
Mud and Brass
Price: Free! Words: 6,400. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
How far would you go for love, or for justice, or for the perfect gearwheel? Niggle grew up a mudlark, hunting for scrap on the polluted river riverbanks of a steampunk city. Having dragged himself out of poverty through mechanical skill, he now finds an opportunity in the steam-powered heart of Mercer Shackleton's factory. Will he choose love or something else?

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