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Alan Baxter
Alan Baxter is a British-Australian author who writes dark fantasy, horror and sci-fi, rides a motorcycle and loves his dog. He also teaches Kung Fu. He is the author of the dark urban fantasy trilogy, Bound, Obsidian and Abduction (The Alex Caine Series) published by HarperVoyager Australia, and... show more

Alan Baxter is a British-Australian author who writes dark fantasy, horror and sci-fi, rides a motorcycle and loves his dog. He also teaches Kung Fu. He is the author of the dark urban fantasy trilogy, Bound, Obsidian and Abduction (The Alex Caine Series) published by HarperVoyager Australia, and the dark urban fantasy duology, RealmShift and MageSign (The Balance 1 and 2) from Gryphonwood Press. He co-authored the short horror novel, Dark Rite, with David Wood. Alan also writes short fiction with more than 50 stories published in a variety of journals and anthologies in Australia, the US, the UK and France. His short fiction has appeared in Fantasy & Science Fiction (forthcoming), Beneath Ceaseless Skies, Daily Science Fiction, Postscripts, and Midnight Echo, among many others, and more than twenty anthologies, including the Year's Best Australian Fantasy & Horror (2010 and 2012). Alan also writes narrative arcs and dialogue for videogames and wrote the popular writer's resource, Write The Fight Right, a short ebook about writing convincing fight scenes. He has twice been a finalist in the Ditmar Awards.
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Char's Horror Corner
Char's Horror Corner rated it 5 months ago
Romping, chomping, creature-feature FUN! I was on the outskirts of the Twitter community that spawned the idea for this story. It was fun to see most of those Tweeters turned into characters and killed in the book. Perhaps a bit heavy on the anti-domestic violence message, but that didn't spoil ...
Wednesday Reads
Wednesday Reads rated it 5 months ago
I enjoyed this quite a bit. Reading this book felt like I was watching a cheesy '80s horror movie and I even found myself smiling at some scenes because of how over the top they were. Just a heads up, it does get a bit gory.
Char's Horror Corner
Char's Horror Corner rated it 1 year ago
DEVOURING DARK kept me glued to the pages and not wanting to do anything else until I finished the book! Meet Matt and Amy. They both have special powers inside them and each of them use those powers in a different way. Meet Vince Stratton. Local mob boss/Fagin. He rounds up local disenfranchised ...
Sci-Fi & Scary
Sci-Fi & Scary rated it 2 years ago
Disclaimer: I received a copy of this from the author for review consideration.Alan Baxter did a great job with Hidden City. This is a book that sufficiently creeped me out enough that I had initially had it listed as horror before I went to Goodreads and saw that it was listed as Urban Fantasy. Hid...
Sci-Fi & Scary
Sci-Fi & Scary rated it 3 years ago
Bound wasn’t an easy book for me to read. I had some initial reservations about it, but as I do love the occasional dark fantasy book, I decided to give it a shot. Alas, Bound and I never quite bonded. It is the perfect dark/urban fantasy read for readers who love the Chosen one spiel. It is also ab...
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