Author Archive: Stephen

I am an author of various fantasy, science fiction, crime and other genre books from Gollancz, Hachette and HarperCollins. Some day I hope to grow up and be an astronaut. Exploring Mars would be nice.

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To absent friends.

To absent friends.

Yours truly was in London the other day dropping the kids off to a cinema excursion in Leicester Square while I got some quality writing time in at Pret around the corner – a couple of quid for a coffee, seat and free wifi for three hours. After I did the drop-off, I stumbled over […]

June 2, 2019 | By | Reply More
Down Egypt Way.

Down Egypt Way.

To celebrate opening the doors on my new Patreon page over at https://www.patreon.com/stephenhunt, I’ve excepted one of the first posts. “Here’s one of the more fun traditions you get in a Spanish city – rather than building Guys for bonfire night (an obvious no-no) like the UK does – each street makes a beautiful paper […]

March 13, 2019 | By | Reply More
Hell Fleet (Book 5 in the Sliding Void series).

Hell Fleet (Book 5 in the Sliding Void series).

‘Hell Fleet‘ is the 5th book in Sliding Void series. It’s a completely stand-alone adventure, not directly linked to the first four books, and will be released early December 2018 in both print and e-book format. Captain Lana Fiveworlds has three ghastly problems: (1) Her beloved crewman Calder Durk’s gone missing. (2) She now has […]

November 6, 2018 | By | 2 Replies More
Got a hyperlink on your web-site? Hey, there’s a EU tax for that!

Got a hyperlink on your web-site? Hey, there’s a EU tax for that!

Well, the European Parliament has finally passed the EU Copyright Directive by a majority of 438 to 226. This ‘interesting’ EU-wide law states that (a) anybody who links to a web page and uses more than two words found in said web page has to pay copyright fees to the originating website as long as […]

September 13, 2018 | By | Reply More
Empty Between the Stars: a new science fiction novel hits the book stores.

Empty Between the Stars: a new science fiction novel hits the book stores.

Surprise – I’ve just released a new science fiction novel called Empty Between the Stars! Empty Between the Stars is a science fiction adventure set in a universe where A.I.s are gods and mankind a fairly reduced force in the great scheme of things. So far, readers have told me it has put them in mind of […]

June 27, 2018 | By | Reply More
Mission to Mightadore (Jackelian #7) hits the bookstores.

Mission to Mightadore (Jackelian #7) hits the bookstores.

One for the Jackelian fans among you – hey, never say I don’t give you anything! Here’s the 7th book in the series, Mission to Mightadore. It’s now out in both print and e-book format. I’m trying something new and have made this an Amazon Exclusive, which means the e-book is solely available on the […]

June 27, 2018 | By | Reply More
Star Trek Discovery vs Godzilla.

Star Trek Discovery vs Godzilla.

Well, it’s been a 12-year gap since Star Trek Enterprise finished and the new Star Trek Discovery beamed back down onto our TV screens. Ironically, that long gap led to the technological ascendance of streaming and an odd conundrum. Discovery is on Netflix in the UK, Europe and just about everywhere except the USA, where […]

October 11, 2017 | By | Reply More
Book title troubles and hundred quid meals.

Book title troubles and hundred quid meals.

This is the first blog update post from me for a goodly while. Sorry. Utter idleness on my part. Never one to clog your broadband unnecessarily. Anyway, I recently returned from Norway’s capital, Oslo, visiting friends and family. Great city – truly insane prices, even self-catering. Five quid for a can of coke. Ten for […]

July 15, 2017 | By | Reply More
Stephen Hunt, Genre Buster?

Stephen Hunt, Genre Buster?

Sometimes you choose the title and other times the title chooses you. One of my readers, Sam Briggs (thanks, Sam), sent in this link to an article that U.S. book store chain Barnes & Noble wrote about one of my novels – the first in the seven-book Jackelian series, The Court of the Air. Apparently […]

September 28, 2016 | By | Reply More
The Stealers’ War (Far-called book #3) is out now.

The Stealers’ War (Far-called book #3) is out now.

The third book in my Far-called fantasy-science fiction series, The Stealers’ War, is out now from Gollancz. Yippee. There’s an interview about it over at SFF World here and you can lay your hands on the novel online in the UK at http://amzn.to/2591KZf, and the USA at http://amzn.to/1Rr3XVK Always mixed, bittersweet feelings when handing in the last book in […]

April 9, 2016 | By | 2 Replies More