I H Laking is a young author from New Zealand who writes fantasy stories for children and young adults.
His inspiration includes C.S. Lewis and J.R.R.Tolkien, and his current series of detective stories is an introduction to the world of the Empire. His style is contemporary, with elements of classic children's books. He loves a great twist, and every story contains an unexpected turn to keep the reader wanting more.
Ruhi-Qan Sahi takes part in an ancient tradition known as The Ageing: a challenge that will mark his first day as a man... if he survives. In just one day he will face a ferocious foe, an unexpected guest, and a terrifying struggle. This story offers a glimpse into the wider world of the Empire, a realm of mystery where many answers wait to be discovered.
Mrs Milliard is on the verge of financial ruin. With a business deal about to expire unless her mechanical baker remembers his secret recipe, Mrs Milliard turns to Inspector Ambrose for help.
Will Inspector Ambrose uncover the truth before the midnight deadline? Can he solve a mystery that seems impossible on first inspection? The culprit is closer than it seems, and time is running out.