Welcome to the author’s website of Giles J.M. Blackley and thank you for stopping by.

NEWS: Here’s a sneak peek of the cover of the adventure book, ‘Closeburn Crossing’:

Closeburn Crossing is now available for pre-order as an e-book at Amazon! Here’s the link:

Pre-order on Amazon

Also at Smashwords, which offers more e-book formats (epub, mobi, pdf, and many more). Here’s the link:

Pre-order on Smashwords

At Smashwords you can download the first 25% of the book for free to see if you like it.

You can get the e-book from Amazon or Smashwords at a 20% discount if you pre-order before the 24th October!

Please share if you think Closeburn Crossing would be a book your friends would like.

A paperback version is also on the way. Keep you posted!


Closeburn Crossing is the first novel in Giles J.M. Blackley’s Altinor trilogy.

The Altinor trilogy is an adventure series with fantasy and science fiction themes about an 11-year-old boy named Daniel Mearns. Click on his name for a character profile.

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