Publication Order of Alex Hunter Books
|Beneath the Dark Ice||(2009)||Hardcover Paperback Kindle|
|Dark Rising||(2010)||Hardcover Paperback Kindle|
|This Green Hell||(2012)||Hardcover Paperback Kindle|
|Arcadian Genesis||(2012)||Hardcover Paperback Kindle|
|Black Mountain||(2012)||Hardcover Paperback Kindle|
|Gorgon||(2014)||Hardcover Paperback Kindle|
|Hammer of God||(2015)||Hardcover Paperback Kindle|
|Kraken Rising||(2015)||Hardcover Paperback Kindle|
Chronological Order of Alex Hunter Books
Arcadian Genesis is a prequel novella to the Alex Hunter series.
Publication Order of Valkeryn Chronicles Books
|Return of the Ancients||(2012)||Hardcover Paperback Kindle|
|The Dark Lands||(2013)||Hardcover Paperback Kindle|
Publication Order of Matt Kearns Books
Greig Beck, born in Sidney in New South Wales, is a renowned author of various exciting, interesting and award winning books and novels, from horror to mystery and thrillers as well as science fiction and fantasy books. Greig is currently residing in Sidney with his wife and son. His journey and interest in books began when he was a child and while spending his childhood and teenage years with his mother and father, together with his elder brother and younger sister at Bondi beach in Sidney. This is where Greig then, used to read science fiction stories such as; The great tales by Edger Rice Burroughs,H.G wells and Pierre Boulle. Actually, these were some of his favorite writers of the time, and who could create a whole lot of beings and new worlds that were not only wondrous but also quite exciting.
During the 1980’s, in the hey days of the horror writings; kings, Herbert, Dean Koontz together with Graham Masterton, H.P lover craft, Edgar rice Burroughs were some of the writers who stood as Greig’s most favorite writers of all time.These were his favorite and biggest influences that greatly shaped and have continued to shape Greig Beck’s passion and interest in writing. However, after spending his great time as a teenager and some of his endless days in the sunny beach surfing and surfboard riding with his beach gang and his Rock crew as well as studying in the 80’s, Greig beck embarked on the journey to pursue his formal career.
Having studied computer science, he immersed himself in the field of financial software. A role that saw him travel far and wide, back and forth to some of the world’s greatest financial capitals; from Hong Kong to London and New York. Further on after his MBA qualification and thereafter assuming the title of directorship in a technology company a set up that greatly played a huge role in the success of his career and cementing his trajectory to success. All through this time, Greig Beck had indeed a busy life, He however, spared some time to travel and enjoy time with both with his wife together with his son and his dog Jess; a huge black German shepherd.
But even though, Greig Beck is now, still very much involved in IT, with some time left to spend for surfing and for his family, he has continued to play a great role in writing and indeed as an outstanding author. Being a writer, Greig beck has had a famous character called the Captain Alex Hunter with an amazing abilities and extraordinary character that presents extra ordinary times. Some of the books that have since been written by Greig Beck , ranges from the Gordon to The First Bird to The Black mountain and to The Arcadian Genesis and Valkeryn as well as This Green Hell and Dark rising, to mention just but a few.
His book, Beneath the Dark ice released in the year 2011 is an exciting read, a nerve shredding adventure that skillfully and interestingly blends horror, thriller and fantasy to create a novel that has all the ingredients of a late night page tuner. It is a story about a plane that crushes in the Antarctic ice during a violent storm, thus revealing a huge cave beneath. A research and a rescue team is dispatched. Then 24 hrs later, all the contacts are lost. Captain Alex Hunter, a highly trained and skilled commando along with his team of scientist are sent to fasts track the zone in order to detect what went wrong. In the meantime, Aimee Weir, an alluring petrobiologist is also dispatched to go and investigate the large underground reservoir. If in any case the unidentified substance can be oil, then every country would want to have some knowledge about it, and even to fight about it not to mention the worse.
Once these two individuals are lowered into the site caves, Alex and Aimee are not able to locate even a single survivor, neither are they even able to trace their remains nor any form of energy source, but rather only specs of the dead haunting the tunnels. However, sooner than later, they realize that there is something so much alive that is beneath. It is a force that dates all the way back since beginning of time, an ancient horror that hunts to kill in order to survive.
Another, book that was written by Greig Beck is Dark Rising.This book is a major new force in action stories that brought together science and mythology. It is featured by Alex Hunter, codenamed the Arcadian, who apparently has some very special powers. The story in this book is about a cataclysmic event, an ancient prophesy and race against darkness. It is a break neck story, that starts with a big bang and takes one to a breakneck speed of a journey. The book has a cinematic feel, fast paced and is exciting in nature with a beautifully choreographed story and well rounded characters.
The story begins when a burst of gamma rays is detected somewhere, beneath a desert in Iran. The world’s spy are on alert and this takes the world on edge. The world ask its self questions, whether it is a nuclear weapon or even something worse? Alex Hunter, code named the Arcadian and his highly trained and skilled incursion team are suspended into the ruins of Persepolis on a journey to find out. On arriving, they get an underground facility without labs and without any weapons nor scientists and not even a radiation. Nothing available to explain the gamma spikes. It seems as black hole consumed everything.
Mean while in Iran, people are preparing themselves for the return of a prophet while Israel is threatening to launch a nuclear war. The details of Alex Hunter program goes missing, gets stolen. Then another event of gamma rays is detected- something is also draining fluids from the body of Iranian soldiers in the desert. It is now clear that their is something extraordinary happening.This is something that has been warned of in some of the prophesies of the ancient times.
Alex must therefore, track the traces of the radiations en route to the ancient Arak caves. While in these tunnels, Alex encounters horrifying creatures that gives him a nightmare. The clock is tickling to what is said to be the end of the world. It is a game over for Captain Alex and his team. Is man kind cast to his final judgment?This the question that suspends.
Besides all these books that he has written, which are available globally, both in large print and some currently in a full Audio format. Greig Beck is currently residing with his family, wife and a son and with his massive black German shepherd called Jess in Sydney, Australia as they enjoy their time and moments surfing.Book Series In Order » Authors » Greig Beck