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Christopher "Ruz" Hayes-Kossmann was born in Hong Kong, raised in Vienna, and is now settled in Melbourne, Australia. Although he graduated in 2010 with a Bachelor of Industrial Design, his first love has always been writing.

He's been published by Weaponizer, Labyrinth Inhabitant's Magazine and Birdville Magazine, and has won both the first Ergofiction Search Term Challenge and the first Birdville Impromptu Award.

His first self-published novel, Century of Sand, is currently available on Kindle.


At the start of the year I made lofty, grandiose, CRAZY-ARSE promises about writing three novels by Christmas. Now, halfway through November, I can see the finish line. Rust: Season Two has been available in ebook and paperback formats for months. Century of Sand 2: The Ragged Lord is going through the final, final proofing stage (ie, spelling and awkward sentence check). Olesia Anderson 7, pro... Read more of this blog post »
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Century of Sand
4.33 of 5 stars 4.33 avg rating — 21 ratings — published 2012 — 2 editions
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Hercule and the Doctor
3.42 of 5 stars 3.42 avg rating — 26 ratings — published 2011
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Rust: Season 1, Episode 1
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Rust: Season One
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The Ant Tower
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The Eighteen Revenges of Do...
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Past the Borders
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The Last Broadcast
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They Trade In Eyes
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