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Author Peter Laurent was born and raised in Auckland, New Zealand. He studied 3D animation in Auckland, then worked full-time in Mount Maunganui. Peter then formed his own company, Indiana Games Limited, and has been freelancing art and animation back in Auckland ever since. “The Covert Academy” is his first novel, borne of a passion for creative storytelling.

Neglected Child

Yes I'm still here, but I haven't been writing. The next book has been a neglected child, but I still love it.

It's hard to believe it's been over a year since my last blog post!

In 2013 I took some time off work to write The Covert Academy, then Scout's Honour, and in the following 6 months pumped out a 100k draft of the next book by February 2014. That's just shy of 200k words in around 15 months, Read more of this blog post »
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Published on June 17, 2015 15:46 Tags: covert-academy, cross-fate, scout-s-honour, writing
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I really want to rate this 9/10 but it falls just short for many of the same reasons I stated in my review of The Way of Kings. This is very much a direct continuation of where that story left off, and most characters follow a predictable, if enterta ...more
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