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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.


What sort of butthead finishes a novel but forgets to post about it on his own blog? This butthead, obviously. Rust: Season Two is finished and, as with Season One, being released as a weekly serial via Amazon, iBooks, Barnes&Noble and Kobo. The Amazon releases are landing every Friday, and the rest of the retailers… well, they’re taking a little longer to process, but they’ll catch up even... Read more of this blog post »
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Average rating: 3.99 · 102 ratings · 30 reviews · 23 distinct works · Similar authors
Century of Sand
4.2 of 5 stars 4.20 avg rating — 20 ratings — published 2012 — 2 editions
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Hercule and the Doctor
3.42 of 5 stars 3.42 avg rating — 24 ratings — published 2011
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The Ant Tower
4.3 of 5 stars 4.30 avg rating — 10 ratings — published 2011
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Rust: Season 1, Episode 1
4.67 of 5 stars 4.67 avg rating — 9 ratings — published 2013
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Rust: Season One
4.12 of 5 stars 4.12 avg rating — 8 ratings — published 2013 — 2 editions
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The Eighteen Revenges of Do...
4.0 of 5 stars 4.00 avg rating — 8 ratings — published 2012 — 2 editions
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Past the Borders
4.67 of 5 stars 4.67 avg rating — 6 ratings — published 2011 — 3 editions
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The Last Broadcast
3.17 of 5 stars 3.17 avg rating — 6 ratings — published 2011
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Future Tides: The Collected...
4.5 of 5 stars 4.50 avg rating — 4 ratings — published 2011
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They Trade In Eyes
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