Alexander Gordon Smith




Courtne...
317 books | 417 friends

Tim Reed
130 books | 514 friends

Michell...
849 books | 2,572 friends

Curtis ...
12 books | 168 friends

Kristin...
7,003 books | 1,491 friends

Matt Haig
1 book | 1,481 friends

Teri Terry
93 books | 543 friends

Courtne...
550 books | 536 friends

More friends…

Alexander is following 14 people

Alexander Gordon Smith

Goodreads Author


url

born
in Norwich, The United Kingdom
gender
male

website

member since
April 2012


About this author

Alexander Gordon Smith is the author of the Escape from Furnace series of young adult novels, including Lockdown and Solitary. Born in 1979 in Norwich, England, he always wanted to be a writer. After experimenting in the service and retail trades for a few years, Smith decided to go to University. He studied English and American Literature at the University of East Anglia, and it was here that he first explored his love of publishing. Along with poet Luke Wright, he founded Egg Box Publishing, a groundbreaking magazine and press that promotes talented new authors. He also started writing literally hundreds of articles, short stories and books ranging from Scooby Doo comic strips to world atlases, Midsomer Murders to X-Files. The endless res ...more


Average rating: 4.17 · 24,423 ratings · 2,720 reviews · 22 distinct works · Similar authors
Lockdown (Escape From Furna...
4.1 of 5 stars 4.10 avg rating — 10,921 ratings — published 2009 — 19 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Solitary (Escape From Furna...
4.17 of 5 stars 4.17 avg rating — 4,429 ratings — published 2009 — 16 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Death Sentence (Escape From...
4.29 of 5 stars 4.29 avg rating — 3,571 ratings — published 2009 — 15 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Fugitives (Escape From Furn...
4.22 of 5 stars 4.22 avg rating — 2,329 ratings — published 2010 — 8 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Execution (Escape From Furn...
4.4 of 5 stars 4.40 avg rating — 1,817 ratings — published 2011 — 8 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
The Fury (The Fury, #1)
3.78 of 5 stars 3.78 avg rating — 608 ratings — published 2012 — 11 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
The Night Children (Escape ...
4.05 of 5 stars 4.05 avg rating — 334 ratings — published 2011 — 3 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Epilogue (Escape From Furna...
4.54 of 5 stars 4.54 avg rating — 190 ratings — published 2011
Rate this book
Clear rating
The Inventors (The Inventor...
4.07 of 5 stars 4.07 avg rating — 83 ratings — published 2007
Rate this book
Clear rating
Inspired Creative Writing (...
3.82 of 5 stars 3.82 avg rating — 57 ratings — published 2007 — 12 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
More books by Alexander Gordon Smith…


I hope you’re all enjoying the holidays, and that 2015 is an amazing year for you!! Here’s a short vlog to celebrate a brand new year, it has pugs in it!!


:-)


I promise I will try to keep more up to date with the blog this year…


I’m much more active on Facebook, so feel free to send me a friend request here!


Or join the fan page for exclusives and giveaways!


I’m also doing a selfie a day for 2015, I h...

Read more of this blog post »
 •  flag
0 comments
2 likes · like  • 
Published on January 01, 2015 06:11 • 25 views
Lockdown Solitary Death Sentence Fugitives Execution
Escape From Furnace (5 books)
by
4.177942735949099 of 5 stars 4.18 avg rating — 23,575 ratings

The Inventors The Inventors and the City ...
The Inventors (2 books)
by
4.074766355140187 of 5 stars 4.07 avg rating — 107 ratings

Upcoming Events

No scheduled events. Add an event.

What the Night Knows
Alexander Gordon is currently reading
by Dean Koontz (Goodreads Author)
bookshelves: currently-reading
Rate this book
Clear rating

 

Alexander's Recent Updates

More Than This by Patrick Ness
Rate this book
Clear rating
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J.K. Rowling
Rate this book
Clear rating
No One Gets Out Alive by Adam Nevill
No One Gets Out Alive
by Adam Nevill (Goodreads Author)
Rate this book
Clear rating
Alexander Gordon wants to read 50 books in the 2015 Reading Challenge
3082
Create your own 2015 Reading Challenge »
The Hunt by Andrew Fukuda
The Hunt (The Hunt, #1)
by Andrew Fukuda
read in January, 2014
Rate this book
Clear rating
I was really lazy with reading last year, I’m ashamed to admit. There was just so much cool stuff on telly (I blame you, Walter White). But I wanted to get back into reading and reviewing this year, because books are awesome and I miss them. So I’ve ...more
The Mist in the Mirror by Susan Hill
The Mist in the Mirror
by Susan Hill
read in January, 2013
Rate this book
Clear rating
I read The Woman in Black last year, and it was easily one of the scariest ghost stories I have ever experienced – it was beautifully, masterfully written, and it left me with chills. I often read in bed at night, and I rate scary stories on how keen ...more
" How did I only score 11 out of 13?! I'm the author!!!!!!!! :-) "
15291
11/13 questions correct (84.62%) in 1 min 24 secs
Take this quiz »
Zom-B by Darren Shan
Zom-B (Zom-B, #1)
by Darren Shan (Goodreads Author)
read in January, 2013
Rate this book
Clear rating
As most of you know, I am a massive Darren Shan fan. His number one fan, in fact. He was hugely inspirational in starting me writing, and I now consider us friends, which is so awesome. And yes, I’m trying not to sound too much like Annie Wilkes when ...more
More of Alexander's books…
“Don't make the mistake of bringing your heart down here with you, there is no place for it in Furnace.”
Alexander Gordon Smith, Lockdown

“When you're locked up in here for life, you learn to welcome the little freedoms.”
Alexander Gordon Smith, Lockdown

“The human mind is a powerful thing in many ways, but in others it's endlessly fragile—it takes only a single moment of pure terror to tear a hole in it, like a finger through a cobweb, leaving you forever just a shadow, a half-person.”
Alexander Gordon Smith, Solitary

Topics Mentioning This Author

topics posts views last activity  
Audiobooks: This topic has been closed to new comments. Winter 2010 - 2011 626 302 Mar 21, 2011 05:27PM  
Wild Things: YA G...: Reading Challenge #7 - Tasks & Discussion 96 148 Mar 28, 2011 06:36PM  
YA Reads for Teac...: This topic has been closed to new comments. What are you reading? 788 441 Apr 03, 2011 10:48AM  
The Seasonal Read...: This topic has been closed to new comments. Spring Challenge 2011 Completed Tasks (DO NOT DELETE ANY POSTS) 2883 899 May 31, 2011 09:01PM  
100+ Books in 2015: Aga is reading also in 2011 202 189 Dec 31, 2011 05:59PM  
Wild Things: YA G...: Reading Challenge #10: Report Points Here 190 97 Jan 03, 2012 10:01AM  
75 Books: Aga is reading also in 2011 251 69 Jan 08, 2012 12:54PM  
100+ Books in 2015: Karen S 100 book for 2012 3 15 Apr 14, 2012 05:24PM  



No comments have been added yet.