Tales of the Dark Weird Fantastic.

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

The Balance SeriesRealmShift and MageSign

Primordial (with David Wood)

and more…


Ghost of the Black – A ‘Verse Full of Scum

Dark Rite – (with David Wood)

The Darkest Shade of Grey

and more…


Crow Shine

My debut collection of short stories. Coming in September 2016 from Ticonderoga Publications.

Many more stories in magazines, anthologies and online.

This page only shows a selection of my published work. Click on My Books to see the rest, or Bibliography for a full list of publications.


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, World Fantasy, British Fantasy and Aurealis Award winner.

“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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