Iain Grant is an author of short stories and novels, ranging from contemporary literature to fantasy and horror. His short stories have appeared in numerous magazines and anthologies. His contribution to the critically acclaimed ‘Roads Ahead’ anthology from Tindall Street Press was singly praised by the Guardian newspaper (September 2009).
He is perhaps best known for the comic novel, ‘Clovenhoof’, co-written with Heide Goody. The follow-up novel, ‘Pigeonwings’, (which follows the continuing adventures of the earthbound Satan and Archangel Michael) was published in August 2013.
Iain’s first solo novel, ‘A Gateway Made Of Bone’, a sprawling SF adventure, was published in 2012. This has been followed by the Birmingham-based thriller, ‘In Other Hands’, and the mind-bending murder mystery, ‘IAMNOWHERE’.
The Angels Of The Abyss
First Part Of The Sedgewick-Papers Collection
When a distress call is received from a space station floating in the æther of outer space, Professor Sedgewick and his companion, Cadwallander, are quick to investigate. What they find aboard the transætheric space-lock is an alien perversion, intent on spreading its horrific dominion over Victorian Earth…
The first novelette chapbook in the Sedgewick Papers collection, The Angels of the Abyss is a uniquely satisfying blend of rip-roaring steampunk adventure and Lovecraftian cosmic horror.
The Pearl of Tharsis
Second Part Of The Sedgewick-Papers Collection
When their Martian airship is shot down by anti-colonial terrorists, Professor Sedgewick and his companion, Cadwallander, are faced with dangers on all sides. Not only do they have to contend with the Indian freedom fighter, Mina Saxena, but are confronted with an ancient mystery far more insidious and deadly than the gun-toting Miss Saxena. For, beneath the desert sands of Mars, lies the court of the great god Aiwass in which his human disciples have gathered to usher in an age of horrors…
The second novelette chapbook in the Sedgewick Papers collection, The Pearl of Tharsis is a gleaming combination of planetary romance, cosmic horror and Victorian steampunk adventure.
The Well of Shambala
Third Part Of The Sedgewick-Papers Collection
When Her Majesty’s armed forces occupy Tibet to prevent a rival Russian invasion, no one could have predicted that Captain Herbert Walton and his companion, Nitish, would encounter anything other than the tsar’s imperial troops.
However, in the land of the yeti and the fabled kingdom of Shambala, they must contend with the merciless elements, treachery among their own number and the dark truth behind mankind’s origins…
The third novelette chapbook in the Sedgewick Papers collection, The Well of Shambala is an exhilarating tale of military derring-do, cosmic horror and Victorian steampunk.