Greg Curtis

Biography

Greg Curtis was born in New Zealand, land of the long white cloud and small flightless birds, in the city of Wellington, renown for its high winds and the almost magical ability of rain and sleet to be lifted off the street and blasted into one's face. After eighteen years of suffering the cold and wet, he was finally blown away in a particularly bad storm to settle far away as a student, for more years then most would ever admit to, and then more latterly, an overqualified and underpaid worker in the health sector, (aren't we all).

He has lived in the city of Rotorua, one of the very few places in the world where people have actually chosen to reside beside active geysers and breath air that reeks of sulphur, for the past fifteen years, working by day for his daily bread, and toiling away by night on his books. When not engaged in his great passions of reading and writing science fiction and fantasy, drinking strong black coffee (some call it tar), and consuming copious amounts of chocolate (dark naturally), he lives a quiet life of contemplation as the high priest to his two cats, worshipping them with regular gifts of food, occasional grooming and by providing them with a warm dry place to sleep. They in turn look down upon him with typical feline disdain, but occasionally deign to bring him gifts of headless vermin, - as a warning.

In a desperate bid to understand the meaning of his life, he has recently started studying philosophy, particularly metaphysics, and finally concluded that God is a cat!

Cheers and be good or don't get caught.

Where to find Greg Curtis online


Books

Doorways
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 102,300. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
There are doorways. Fractures in the world between Earth and fourteen other worlds. Places where a few very special people can travel to them. These people are travellers, and Elrick is one of them. Life as a traveller is good as long as you remember the rules. Don't let the government know about the doorways. And never disobey the elves. But Elrick is about to break those rules.
Wildling
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 124,510. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Life for a wildling is tough. Survival depends on running far and hiding well. Dorn has run a very long way and learned to hide very well. More than that he has made a home for himself in the wastes – a dangerous land that his enemies would not dare enter. His family are lost, maybe dead. He is alone. But he is safe. Still when he killed a harpy to save the life of a woman he knew it was a risk.
The Man Who Wasn't Anders Voss
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,940. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Once there was a man named Anders Voss. He was a criminal, caught and sentenced to life imprisonment. He was given one chance to escape his fate. They would take him, train him and send him to the stars. They lied. They didn't tell him the transporter would kill him. That another would be born on an alien world. A copy with his memories including death. Then they sent him to an alien world.
Alien Caller
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 186,610. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Retired agent David Hill lives a quiet life in a remote wilderness community. His neighbours don't know him. His name is a lie and even his face is not his own. It's safer that way. Then one night an injured alien woman crashes into his life needing his help and he must choose between his duty and his conscience. To hide her and her people or to reveal them. And all the while he is being hunted.
Genesis
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,520. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
The beginning might well be their end! It's 2065 and mankind's first chronosphere is about to undertake the greatest expedition ever attempted. Its crew will travel back through time to witness the beginning of it all, the big bang. But this expedition will be beset with problems from the very outset. Problems that only begin with their last minute replacement first officer. Novella, 22,000 wo
Thief
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 115,710. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: March 7, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Mikel had a good life. As the world's greatest thief he had all the wealth he wanted, though since his need were modest, he gave most of it away. And as he stole from organised crime, he felt no guilt over the act. Best of all, no one knew of him, so he was safe on his island paradise. Then one day an angel came to take him away from all that. She needed him to steal some souls. From Hell!
The End
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,620. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Five years after the world fell into ruin, and when angels can be seen flying through the skies, Garrett, a damaged soul in a broken body must face trial for crimes he did not commit. His is possibly the last show trial the world will ever see. Burnt, broken, bitter and desperate, with the evidence stacked against him, it's time for a final gamble. But who would risk an angel's judgement?
Wizard At Law: Call Of The Wild
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 40,260. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Thomas Crow, wizard and advocate has been given a new case and a client to defend. His client is going to need all of his skills as an advocate and a wizard to avoid being exiled, de-fanged or executed. Hermes stands accused of having shifted form in public, of having changed into his wolf form in public, and of then having savaged a mother and son. Unfortunately for the case, he did it.
Of Dark Elves And Dragons.
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 151,640. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
The world is in peril. The ancient necromancer is once more awake and raising his armies of undead. And as happened before an ancient wizard must be awoken from his eternal sleep to do battle with him. Alan Feralis, elemental wizard is called upon to find and awaken the wizard in his mountain lair, hopefully without getting killed, and then bring him to the elves. It seemed such a simple task.
And All The Stars A Grave
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 125,330. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Xeno-archaeologist Daryl Chalmers is conscripted into an intergalactic science expedition to chase down the Calderonians, who left local space ten thousand years earlier. It's the journey of a lifetime, but as a primitive human being, on a ship filled with aliens that despise him, entering ancient cities filled with traps, and bound by alien laws, it will not be easy. That was before the war.
Dragon.
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 87,710. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
A decade before Christian Aaron Moody the Third lost his entire family to space. They were never found. Now, ten years of hard work and drug abuse have paid off, and he has found the ancient battleship of his dreams. His health may be failing, the law may be against him, pirates and aliens might attack, but he has his quest. It's time to find out what happened. Let the galaxy beware.
Maverick
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 191,300. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
This is the tale of Marjan, an exiled wizard living alone in the Allyssian forest, who is one day called upon to rescue seven young children and their teacher from a pack of dire wolves. Saving them is merely the begining as he must then escort them to safety in the southern lands, battling armies of dire beasts and giant spiders, before making a new life for himself among the elves.

Greg Curtis’s tag cloud

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