Book List in Order: 31 titles

  • Still separated, Thomas and Mia are each closing in on final secrets to unlock the Clara, the mighty airship that can win them their freedom at last. And while their hopes are pinned on the mysterious Alita's Shell, none know what lies behind the anc...


  • Reed is about to snap - and this time, nothing is going to stand in his way when it comes to getting answers for Elise, not even a supposedly long-vanished Sumerian God.Or so Reed thinks.But summer in the city isn't going to be like the others. The c...


  • Adventure? Check. Magic? Check. Sarcasm? You bet. After years of running down dead-end clues, the rogue Never has nearly given up his quest for answers; his blood is cursed and his true name a mystery, yet no library, no healer, and none who cla...


  • Conclusion to the Bone Mask Cycle!Notch finally holds the answers he sought, along with an unsuspecting Sacrifice... but drawing all the pieces together will prove a greater challenge - especially when it becomes clear that the Fura Leones does not a...


  • Darkness is gathering deep within the land of Vadiya as the Red Seed Cult perform twisted experiments on human flesh.Never has already tangled with the foul creatures and knows no-one else can stop them... but if he charges into enemy territory now, ...


  • Things aren't exactly getting easier for Reed Lavender.Old obligations and new cases are piling up but in the aftermath of Feronia's defeat, answers are still too thin on the ground.But one clue - his father's knucklebone - might just lead to somethi...


  • Rejoin Never in this short story as he fights to take back Tsolde's inn from the clutches of a greedy nobleman. After returning from Kiymako, Never discovers that Tsolde's inn, the Young Stag, is now owned by Lord Taginus - a wastrel and a cad. ...


  • Fighting the insect hordes of a malevolent God isn’t easy when you’re a young man with no special talents. While searching an old temple Kilek and his friends stumble across the Goddess Avendria who transforms them into heroes – al...


  • Meet Reed Lavender, mostly-human nephew to Death herself, a man with the ability to hear the final words of the recently deceased. Using those words and his own investigative skills, Reed does his best to solve crimes or bring peace, joined by his R...






  • At last, Notch escapes the city of vipers and starts his quest to find Qu-Sitka, the only mage able to restore Sofia. Yet Casselli and the Prince have other plans for Notch and the mysterious bracers he bears, sending along an Inquisitor to watch his...


  • Thomas, Mia and Ethan have finally discovered the long-lost rebellion airship Clara - only to learn that it cannot grant them their freedom, since none know how to fly the mighty ship.A desperate search for a pilot follows but disaster strikes when T...


  • Rejoin Never as he searches for his father's legacy and the sister he hadn't known existed.In The Phoenix of Kiymako Never must navigate a secretive new culture ruled by warrior monks. Distrusted and hunted for his blood, he must forge new alliance...


  • A dark sorceress sinks her talons into the land... War-hero Notch has abandoned his king and city to wage a war against his own guilt. With the giant Alosus at his side, Notch must search the Land of the Sun for ancient magic to bring a loved one ba...


  • Selected works from Australian poet Ashley Capes, 2006:2016 draws on material from previous volumes and also includes previously uncollected pieces.Ashley Capes explores subtle links between human nature and the natural world. Using spare and evocati...


  • Leap into worlds like and unlike our own: a creepy restaurant stalks its customers, steampunk slaves find a new home in the Australian desert, storybook characters come alive to make deals with the Roman God of Sleep and in the future, a synthetic so...


  • Escape isn't the hardest challenge for a slave - it's staying free afterwards.Siblings Thomas and Mia find themselves fleeing across a desolate land, hounded by the monstrous sand-hog, a steam-powered war machine bent on recapturing them at all costs...


  • Only one thing stands between Never and answers – his brother.Driven toward the enemy-occupied Imperial City, Never’s doubts grow. Even with new knowledge about his powers, can he truly keep his friends safe in a warzone? Or, like too many times ...



  • The Ecsoli have taken Anaskar, raiding the city for bones of the Sea God and holding King Oseto captive in his own palace. Yet there he discovers an even greater threat in the form of his own Greatmask, who grows impatient for the Sacrifice. Hiding ...






  • At Snow's urging, Never climbs into the Folhan Mountains to search for the Altar of Stars, which he must reach by the new moon. Yet he cannot shake off his doubts; will the answers he seeks even reside with the altar? Or is Snow manipulating him once...


  • The Book of Never (4-5) brings together Never's final two adventures as he searches for the truth behind his mysterious heritage and the curse on his blood. The Peaks of AutumnAt Snow's urging, Never climbs into the Folhan Mountains to search for the...


  • Never's quest for a name is becoming more deadly...Armed with disturbing news about Snow, his unpredictable brother, Never picks up a cold trail on the rivers of Hanik. There he must face both new dangers and demons from his past, all the while doing...


  • Never's quest for a name continues...Poisoned and furious, Never must add a desperate quest for a cure to his existing search for truth. His path takes him deep into the White Wood where he faces vengeful spirits, giant leeches and Commander Harstas ...


  • Adventure? Check.           Magic? Check.           Sarcasm? You bet.After years of running down dead-end clues, the rogue Never has nearly given up his quest for answers; his blood is cursed and his true name a mystery, yet no li...


  • Michael cannot sleep and it's ruining his life - but when the March Hare pops out of a picture book and offers to help him cut a deal with Somnus, the Roman God of Sleep, Michael has no choice but to accept. A short story set in Australia for fans o...


  • The next installment of the gripping new adventure from the brilliant imagination of fantasy's new heir apparent - Ashley Capes The enormous corpse of the Sea Beast has breached the walls and an invasion from across the sea is threatening. Cut off fr...


  • Deep in the Australian bush, something dark is stirring.When wildlife ranger, Lisa Thomas, finds a pile of animal entrails on her doorstep she's disturbed, but nothing can prepare her for the sudden spate of deaths that follow.On top of this, her abu...


  • When ESL teacher Riko finds an old journal buried in the forests beneath Mt Fuji, a malevolent, untraceable force begins to threaten her at every turn. But is it all in her head? The more she studies the journal for answers, the more questions she un...


  • The Fairy Wren is a contemporary fantasy set in Australia, where Paul, abookseller, must juggle attention from a strange bird, a shadybest friend, an Italian runaway and a missing ex-wife, all the whilestruggling to cling to a long-buried dream.From ...






  • The gripping new adventure from the brilliant imagination of fantasy's new heir apparent - Ashley Capes "Every now and then a writer comes along who will make you sit up and take notice - Ashley Capes delivers his stunning epic fantasy novel with a b...


  • Stepping over Seasons artfully depicts the finer details of life, encapsulating change within people and places as the seasons unfurl. In Overlook', Capes argues that it's much easier for great poets to romanticise the world's most classic cities by ...