Kevin Barron writes fantasy fiction which includes alternate worlds and contains elements of flintlock fantasy or gunpowder fantasy. Ultimately, he enjoys a good yarn and fantasy gives him the freedom to make up his own rules at the same time.
Unable to keep to one genre, he also published travel books and even some nonsense verse. My current project is a young adult dystopian science fiction trilogy and there’s more in the pipeline, including romantic comedy. There really aren’t enough hours in the day.
Following Desolate Empire, I turned next to a new Young Adult book: Secondborn by Amy Bartol. It is set in a future where the privileged first born rule, the second born serve them and any third born are criminals to be hunted down. The protagonist is Roselle, the daughter of a leading member of the […]
I took my Kindle to Cambodia and there I finished Book 3 of Christina Ochs’ Desolate Empire series, The Hammer of the Gods. I started reading them because I was searching for books like my Light Funnel series (which they’re not really), but kept reading them because I enjoyed them and the rise and fall of […]
I’m taking a sabbatical from work and leaving New Zealand for the UK for a while. When moving countries, I always used to do some travelling en route. This makes good use of the air ticket and provides a pleasant limbo between lifestyles so it’s easier to settle into a new routine at the other […]