Books

Books by author and writer Ian C Douglas.

The Infinity Trap

How far would you go to save your father? For 14-year-old Zeke Hailey, even Mars is not too far. An ordinary boy, he bluffs his way into a Martian psychic school. Mind-reading teachers and psychokinetic bullies are the least of his worries. A ruthless archaeologist is seeking the Infinity Trap, lair to an ancient evil. When the Martian language is downloaded into Zeke’s brain, he alone understands the apocalyptic danger about to be unleashed.

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Gravity’s Eye

Gravity has a secret, a secret that will mean the end of everything. A prehistoric robot is out to kill Zeke Hailey. But the greatest danger comes from his new friend, Fitch Crawly. Fitch has phenomenal mind control skills, and is hunting for the key to bending atoms. Zeke betrays his friends and accompanies Fitch in search of Gravity’s Eye. They discover the terrible secret of the Beagle Station and Zeke is left for dead. Can he survive and save the Universe from the oldest enemy of all?

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The Particle Beast

Run! The monster is out! Zeke Hailey is happy enough at his psychic school, until a secret throws his life into chaos. Now, Zeke must choose between his friends and his missing father. Mars, however, isn’t ready to let him go. Famous translator Doctor Enki needs Zeke’s ability to speak Martian to uncover an ancient alien city. A hideous monster lurks in this Martian ghost town. But more dangers are waiting than just the monster. Zeke must defeat his greatest enemy before the fabric of time and space unravels forever…

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Electron’s Blade

It’s here! The exciting new book in the Zeke Hailey saga! The book launches on Nov 1st 2019. War breaks out on Mars. As bombs explode and fatalities mount, one boy can bring peace to the ‘Little Pumpkin’. Zeke alone can solve the riddle of Electron’s Blade. This ancient relic has the powers to save everyone. Or does it? Zeke must decide who to trust. With Pin-mei no longer his friend, and the school in chaos, will he chose the ultimate sacrifice?

Non-fiction

books by Ian C DouglasThe Children’s History of Nottinghamshire

The Children’s History of Nottinghamshire is a unique non-fiction book supporting the National Curriculum while focusing on local history.
Illustrated with cartoons, photos and fun facts, the book takes children through Nottinghamshire’s journey from early cave-dwelling communities to the 21st century. Along the way there are plenty of battles, riots and executions! Learn about the Roman ghost town of Margidunum. Discover how Vikings conquered the County. Read of King John’s dark deeds at Nottingham Castle. Go down a Nottinghamshire mine with child labourers. Relive the night the people of Nottingham burned down the Duke’s residence.
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Anthologies

Books by Ian C Douglas

To End All Wars

An anthology of 28 gripping real-life World War 1 stories. Published in 2014 to commemorate the war’s centenary, these beautifully illustrated graphic shorts bring the horror and the heroism to life. The book recieved strong praise from the Guardian and other major media outlets. Ian’s story, Dead in the Water, based on U-Boat campaign, is particularly haunting. In more way than one….

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A Clockwork Iris

Another gripping collection of SF tales about Iris Wildthyme, the lady timelord long before it was fashionable. Originally a character in the Dr Who spin-off universe, Iris graduated to her own adventures, with her trusty companion, Panda. In this volume, Iris enters her steampunk phase. Ian’s contribution, Rattus Erectus, is a Victorian whodunnit with nods to Dr. Jekyll, Darwin and James Watt, both touching and funny.

 
 

Roam Alone

Ian is also a prize-winning travel writer, after working for 12 years in East Asia. To this collection of true-life anecdotes, Ian adds his trek to the hill tribes in remote Northern Thailand back in 1991. In the foreword, famed BBC news presenter Jan Lemming says Ian’s adventure in the rainforests made her cry.

 

 

 

Totally Amazing Spider Tales

The stories in this collection for younger readers all have one thing in common. Spiders! And the reviewers say Ian’s ‘Curse of the Were-spider’is the scariest of the bunch. You have been warned!

More books by Ian C Douglas coming soon!