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Alexander Gordon Smith

Biography

Alexander Gordon Smith

 

Alexander Gordon Smith, 33, is best known as the author of the ESCAPE FROM FURNACE series made up of LOCKDOWN, SOLITARY, DEATH SENTENCE, FUGITIVES, and EXECUTION.His new series, THE FURY, has just been released in the UK and comes out in the States in 2013.He also wrote THE INVENTORS- which was runner-up in the national Wow Factor Award - and THE INVENTORS AND THE CITY OF STOLEN SOULS, both of which were co-authored by his eleven-year-old brother Jamie.He is the author of two creative writing handbooks, Inspired Creative Writing and Writing Bestselling Children's Books a number of screenplays that are currently in development, several non-fiction books and hundreds of short stories and articles.Gordon is the founder of Egg Box Publishing, an independent, non-profit imprint designed to publish and promote talented new writers and poets, and is the co-owner of Fear Driven Films, a production company filming its first feature in 2013.He is also the founder of Inkling Studios, a brand new venture which specialises in creating books, films, television programmes and computer games for children and young adults. He actively encourages people of all ages to read and write, and runs creative writing talks and workshops across the world. In 2009 he was named by the Courvoisier Future 500 as one of the most promising young entrepreneurs in the United Kingdom.He is called Gordon, rather than Alexander, because his Mum and Dad liked the name Gordon but didn't want his initials to spell GAS, so called him by his middle name. 

Alexander Gordon Smith

Books by Alexander Gordon Smith

by Alexander Gordon Smith - Fiction, Horror, Science Fiction, Young Adult 14+

In the third and final book of Alexander Gordon Smith's Devil's Engine series, Marlow and Pan are in hell. Literally in hell. Faced with the awful truth of being trapped in the underworld for an eternity --- of Pan being trapped --- Marlow makes a final deal with the Devil, a deal to go home. But he should have known: there is no real escape from a fight with the ultimate enemy. And when all hell breaks loose, it will be a war to end all wars --- with demonic creatures spilling into the streets, monsters emerging from the shadows.

by Alexander Gordon Smith - Horror, Young Adult 12+, Youth Fiction

Thrown into a relentless war against the forces of darkness, fifteen-year-old Marlow Green and his squad of secret soldiers must fight for control of the Devil’s Engines --- ancient, infernal machines that can make any wish come true, as long as you are willing to put your life on the line. But after a monstrous betrayal, Marlow, Pan and the other Hellraisers find themselves on the run from an enemy with horrific powers and limitless resources --- an enemy that wants them dead at all costs. Failure doesn’t just mean a fate worse than death for Marlow, it means the total annihilation of the world. And when all looks lost and the stakes couldn’t be higher, just how far is he willing to go?

by Alexander Gordon Smith - Horror, Science Fiction, Young Adult 12+
When a sixteen-year-old troublemaker named Marlow Green is trapped in a surreal firefight against nightmarish creatures in the middle of his New York City neighborhood, he unwittingly finds himself amid a squad of secret soldiers dedicated to battling the legions of the devil himself. Powering this army of young misfits is an ancient machine from the darkest parts of history. Known as the devil's engine, it can make any wish come true --- as long as you are willing to put your life on the line. 
 
Promised powers beyond belief and facing monstrous apparitions straight out of the netherworld, Marlow must decide if he's going to submit to a demonic deal with the infernal machine that will enable him to join the crusade --- if it doesn't kill him first.
by Alexander Gordon Smith - Horror

Imagine if one day, without warning, the entire human race turns against you, if every person you know, every person you meet becomes a bloodthirsty, mindless savage...That’s the horrifying reality for Cal, Brick and Daisy. Friends, family, even moms and dads, are out to get them. In Alexander Gordon Smith’s adrenaline-fueled saga, Cal and the others must uncover the truth about what is happening before it destroys them all. But survival comes at a cost.