John Dodds

dodds-johnJohn Dodds is the author of the YA steampunk novel, The Mechanikals.  His Kendrick Chronicles crime novels are available as audiobooks from Blackstone Audio Inc.

The latest Kendrick, “Babylon Slide” is narrated by John Lee, who also narrated George R.R. Martin’s novel “A Feast for Crows”). The previous volumes, “Bone Machines” and “Kali’s Kiss” are narrated by Robin Sachs, best known for his appearances in Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Torchwood and Lost World: Jurassic Park.

John also ventures into other genres, recently with a paranormal romantic comedy novelette called Dead Boyfriends.

He has also written numerous short stories, three of which received honourable mention in The Year’s Best Fantasy and Horror anthology (St. Martin’s Press). One of his stories was selected for the Scotland on Sunday/Macallan short story competition anthology, Shorts V, and another evolved into a theatrical monlogue which was performed at The Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh’s showcase even, The Monday Lizard event.

Some of his work is available in podcasts, such as Tales to Terrify, Crimewav, Pseudopod and Starship Sofa. Under a pseudonym, JT Macleod, he has written a collection out from Melange Books, USA of historical/paranormal/erotic/romance stories called Warriors and Wenches

John’s third Kendrick Chronicles novel, Babylon Slide, will be out late 2014 as an audiobook from Blackstone Audio, Inc.

John was born in Stornoway, Isle of Lewis, Scotland and now lives in Bulgaria.

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