Raised on a diet of Tolkien, Star Wars and everything in between, Ronan was first inspired to put pen to paper in primary school after being awestruck by a classmate’s hand-drawn comic book. He would spend hours after school penning his own comic, complete with lots of red ink for blood on axes and swords. Fast-forward twenty years, and his interest in science and the stranger-than-fiction world of the quantum and relativistic has led him into a career in research. In his spare time Ronan still loves to write fiction.
Cal's job is simple; keep the law of the island. But the witch's curse makes Cal's job a little more complicated, especially when a shipwrecked man unfamiliar with their strange ways is discovered upon the docks.
The army has found something impacted in the beach sands of England. With the war in progress, it could only be a German bomb, but what of those strange markings upon its surface... What if it didn't come from Earth at all...?
Hibernating colonists lie within tunnels of the Guardian Tempest upon Saturn's largest moon: Titan. Yet as the storms of winter begin to lay siege, slowly things begin to unravel. It is left to those few crew still awake to defend against the one within their midst who threatens their very survival.
A boy raised as a spy flees from his master and into the snow-clad mountains, finding shelter in the company of the mysterious yamabushi monks. There, he is awoken to a world where freedom of the spirit is as vast as the trails threading through the forests. Yet the boy is to find the ghosts of the life he has left behind are not so easily forgotten...
Thrum is an out-of-work dropout from magic university, frustrated and alone in a world ruled by sorcery and where landlords are backed by eviction ogres. His fate changes the day he happens across a scroll with an Archmage trapped within. Driven from his home clad in dressing gown and rabbit shaped slippers Thrum is pursued at every turn by a sect of dark wizards.
Well written, with a cleanliness to the prose that matches the order and precision of the dystopian world the story is set in. Not quite five stars (the ending could have perhaps used a little more snap), but an enjoyable read.