Hi everyone, I wanted to say thank you to all of you who purchased and read my adventure book, Closeburn Crossing. I’m so thankful for your support.

I would like to ask if you have read the book if you would be willing to spare a few minutes to leave a review on your regional Amazon website and/or Goodreads.com?

They can be for the paperback, ebook and audiobook edition and as long or as short as you choose. It would really be appreciated!

You can leave a review via logging in to your Amazon and/or Goodreads account or using the links below.

Here are links (shortened plus secure to use) to Closeburn Crossing’s pages on Amazon UK, Amazon US and Goodreads:

Amazon UK

Amazon US


Thank you SO much. Your feedback really helps more people discover Daniel’s adventure, soon to be continued in An Exiled Soul, book two of the Altinor trilogy!

I’ll keep you updated here at my website and Facebook page, and by the way, if you’ve already left a review of the book, you’re awesome and I can’t thank you enough.


Just to let you know, the paperback version of Closeburn Crossing won’t be available for a short time.

I’ve changed printer recently and working to have paperbacks of the best quality possible available. Keep you posted when they are available again!

Meanwhile, the Closeburn Crossing eBook is still available on Amazon, here’s the link:

Closeburn Crossing eBook

The adventure novel, Closeburn Crossing, is finally on sale in paperback!

You can order your print copy on Amazon UK and US

The e-book edition is also available for Kindle at Amazon UK and US

Please share with all your friends.


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.


My fiancée saw a writing competition so I went for it. Closeburn Crossing, the first book in the Altinor trilogy, is now available to read for free for the first 100 readers as an e-book on the organiser’s website while the contest is taking place. Here’s the link:

Closeburn Crossing