Jonathan Austen

Biography

JONATHAN AUSTEN is the author of the children’s middle-grade adventure series A Tale of Hope and Adventure. He also writes short story fiction and is working on a young adult series titled The Crystal Kingdom.

He was born and raised in Waltham, Massachusetts. At the age of twenty-eight, he moved to Scottsdale, Arizona where he has enjoyed the sun ever since. For the past thirty years, he has worked as an IT professional building web applications.

Jonathan loves animals. He has rescued dozens in his life, including his latest two cats, Mac and Tosh. When he is not coming up with new adventures, he spends his free time hiking, reading, and exercising daily.

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Books

The Wrong Choices
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,370. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Urban
Would you kill an innocent person if it meant saving your life? Find out what Jackson does in this short story inspired by actual events.
The Ogre King: A Tale of Hope and Adventure
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,170. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories, Fiction » Children’s books » Social Issues / Prejudice & Racism
Hope and her friends Ruff, Buffasip, and Celeste are off on another quest. This time they’re in search of the Midnight Miracle flower—the final ingredient required to make a magical amulet that will lead Hope to her missing family. There’s only one problem—four actually—an Ogre King, Snaught and his three loyal subjects Fidiot, Ghunk, and Skrogg.
The Frost Giant: A Tale of Hope and Adventure
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,230. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories, Fiction » Children’s books » Social Issues / Bullying
Join Hope, Ruff, and Buffasip on their exciting quest to save the forest. A frost giant named Skarf and his minions turn the Wandering Oak Forest into a frozen nightmare. Join Hope and her friends on their latest adventure to save the forest and everyone who lives there.
The Dragon Thieves: A Tale of Hope and Adventure
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,560. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories, Fiction » Children’s books » Social Issues / Friendship
Join Hope, Ruff, and Buffasip on their exciting quest to save their home. Hope is a young dragon whose has family mysteriously disappeared. Join Hope on this first adventure as she fights back against a group of nasty hunters who have been kidnapping the creatures of the Wandering Oak Forest for far too long.

Jonathan Austen's tag cloud

action    adventure    dragons    drugs    druids    family    fantasy    fenrir    gangs    magic    middle grade    murder    orphans    preteen    redemption    short story    violence    wolves