This brilliant sequel to Worldshaker follows the changed fortunes of Col and Riff as the juggernaut rolls on. Now the Filthies are in charge, and it's the Upper Decks people who are victimised and reduced to a ghetto-like existence.
Richard Harland was born in England, but has spent most of his adult life in Australia. He had a period of writing songs and performing folk-rock music around Sydney, then became a lecturer in English at the University of Wollongong (1987-1997). In 1993, he published his first gothic fantasy, The Vicar of Morbing Vyle, which became a cult favourite. Since then, he has had 16 novels published, ranging from fantasy to science fiction to horror and from adult to YA to children's. He has won five Aurealis Awards, including the Golden Aurealis for Best Novel in any genre of SF, Fantasy or Horror.
His international breakthrough novel was the steampunk fantasy, Worldshaker, published in the US, UK, France, Germany and Brazil as well as Australia. The sequel, Liberator, has also been sold to a number of publishers overseas.
Richard's free 145-page guide to writing fantasy is at www.writingtips.com.au His website: www.richardharland.net .