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Alan Baxter is an award-winning author of dark fantasy, horror and sci-fi and an international master of kung fu. He runs the Illawarra Kung Fu Academy and writes novels, novellas and short stories full of magic, monsters and, quite often, martial arts. He rides a motorcycle and loves his dog. You can find him on Twitter @AlanBaxter, Facebook and Instagram: @warrior_scribe

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The Alex Caine SeriesBound, Obsidian and Abduction

Alex Caine, a fighter by trade, is drawn into a world he never knew existed — a world he wishes he’d never found. Magic, monsters, mayhem and martial arts in fast-paced trilogy that Sean Williams, New York Times #1 Bestselling author, called, “Kick ASS!”


The Balance SeriesRealmShift and MageSign

Isiah is having a tough time. The Devil is making his job very difficult. Dark fantasy thrillers with magic, action and intrigue, from dank city streets to the depths of Hell and beyond, that Midwest Book Review called “phenomenal!”



Ghost of the Black – A ‘Verse Full of Scum

Ghost’s latest job could cost him his reputation. And his sanity.

Dark Rite – (with David Wood)

A small mountain town hides a dark secret…

The Darkest Shade of Grey

David Johanssen sees things he shouldn’t be able to see.

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a major new writer.” – The West Australian newspaper.

“Alan Baxter delivers a heady mix of magic, monsters and bloody fights to the death. Nobody does kick-ass brutality like Baxter.” – Greig Beck, Internationally bestselling author of Gorgon.

“Alan Baxter has joined the ranks of talented authors who seek to push the boundaries of fantasy fiction…” – Mel Glasson in The Manly Daily

“…if Stephen King and Jim Butcher ever had a love child then it would be Alan Baxter.” – Matthew Summers at Smash Dragons Fantasy & Speculative Fiction

“Alan’s work is reminiscent of that of Clive Barker and Jim C. Hines, but with a unique flavour all of its own.” – Angela Slatter, British Fantasy Award and Aurealis Award winner, World Fantasy Award finalist.

“Baxter draws you along a knife’s edge of tension from the first page to the last, leaving your heart thumping and sweat on your brow.” – Midwest Book Review


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