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Ross M. Kitson

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I think that all authors are readers first and foremost. I've read since I can remember and since I can remember I have loved the escapism of fantasy and science fiction. This tendency was naturally propagated by the boom in sci-fi of the late Seventies and I became an unashamed fan-boy for Star Wars, Dr Who, Star Trek and BSG.

I read the Hobbit at age 10 and at the time got heavily into RPG and through this found a creative focus. I relished the design of worlds, of scenarios, of adventures, of stories. Yet it wasn't until my late Thirties, when I began reading for fun again, rather than study, that I decided to write.

The fruit of my labour is a two-thirds complete epic fantasy trilogy and a MG/YA sci-fi/Steampunk novel. The former is now o
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Ross M. Kitson I'm working through final edits on Darkness Rising 6 and Nu-Knights 2. I've an alternate history project bubbling away in my brain also.
Ross M. Kitson My latest books, namely ones coming very very soon, are continuations of my series. The former, Darkness Rising 6, will wrap up this book. The latter,…moreMy latest books, namely ones coming very very soon, are continuations of my series. The former, Darkness Rising 6, will wrap up this book. The latter, The Spectral assassin, is the second book in the Nu-Knights series.(less)
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The Fourth Installment

The fourth book in my six part series Darkness Rising has hit the virtual shelves (print next month). It's on Myrddin Publishing and sports an awesome new cover by Ceri Clark.
Darkness Rising: Loss follows Emelia and her companions as they travel across Pyrios. Two demons are in pursuit, but Emelia's fragile mind looks like it'll give out long before the demons get them.
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Beth Michele Thanks for the friend request Ross! :)


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Ross Kitson Raquel wrote: "Yay! Thank you for the friend request, Ross! :D"

Hi Raquel. Thanks for accepting the request! Thought it'd be nice to get to know other fans in the YA group.
Have awesome weekend!


littleraqything Yay! Thank you for the friend request, Ross! :D


Sandra Hey Ross! :D
Thanks for the friend request!


Cassandra Giovanni It's great to meet other authors. Thanks for the add!


Cheryl Landmark Ross wrote: "Cheryl wrote: "Thanks for the friend request, Ross."
And to you for friending back. Still finding my feet here but think the groups are great. Have great weekend."


Goodreads is a wonderful place to meet readers and writers alike and indulge in some very interesting, stimulating discussions. I'm sure you'll enjoy it here. Enjoy your weekend, too.


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Ross Kitson Cheryl wrote: "Thanks for the friend request, Ross."
And to you for friending back. Still finding my feet here but think the groups are great. Have great weekend.


Cheryl Landmark Thanks for the friend request, Ross.


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