What made me think I could write a book? Uncut edition

I was having a conversation with my mother just a day ago during the afternoon on new years eve, and…


The journey so far after a year and a half of writing

So here we are after a year of writing and releasing books. This post is my view of my progress…


Cascade book 7 is here!

The 7th book in the Cascade series is here! Beyond is available on Amazon. (US) https://www.amazon.com/dp/B077Y3D1JB (UK) https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B077Y3D1JB


Order of the Ring new series launch!

The legends of King Arthur have played a key role in my life. When I was a kid I saw…


New website launches!

It’s time to call it a day on the old digiterium website and launch with a proper author named website.…


TV: Quick review of Season one of The Mist

I never read the short story, I have to admit. But Frank Darabont’s adaptation of Stephen King’s The Mist one…


I’m an Author, how did that happen?

It’s been a difficult year. In some ways one of the most difficult, but it was also the year that…


Second book and effects of paid promotion

I launched Rescue the 2nd book in the Cascade series a few days ago. Just as with the first I learned…


My first review

Just a quick one. I got my first ever review on Amazon! Here’s the link US or UK Only 3/5…


Survive, my debut novel launches on Amazon!

Ever since I was knee high to a very small grasshopper I’ve been told I should be a writer. I…


Indie game self publishing Vs Indie book self publishing

The last few years have been hard, and not I struggled and overcome kinda hard, but I continually went down…


Film And Comic Con 2016 Spring

My gf and I went to the 2016 comic con for the first time and had a great time. She…


My Top 30 TV programs of all time

My favourite shows of the past 30 years, in no particular order. If you haven’t seen any of these I…


Sanctuary (Order of the Ring Book 1)

  • Books in series so far : 2
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Katrina Ambrose was used to being on the fringe, but as she neared her birthday and Christmas a fateful visit to her grandfather changed her life forever.  

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Tantalus (The Hidden Book 1)

  • Books in series so far : 1
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Tantalus is earths latest prison ship. Full of Murderers, drug pushers, people traffickers and that's just general population. Luke Carter gets sent there for the death of three of his crew. A stain he can't remove, no matter how much time he does. But then he didn't bank on what happened next. What if the worst of humanity, were all the human race had to survive?

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Survive (Cascade Book 1)

  • Amazon Reviewer : Dystopian action and adventure, this book and author now in my top 3 all time!. Well, post - apocalyptic has a new master and his name is Phil Maxey. Undead? That is girl scout cookies compared to this.
  • Amazon Reviewer : Amazing! I did want to put this book down!
  • Amazon Reviewer : Try it -- you'll like it!! I took a chance on this book and am so glad that I did! The premise is interesting, and the action is great.
  • Books in series so far : 6
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Being locked in a military cell was Zach’s world, until the world ended. A group of ex-military try to survive and make sense of a post-apocalyptic world destroyed by unimaginable creatures, while dealing with their own dark pasts.

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Phil Maxey

Phil Maxey

Hey everyone!

Thanks for taking the time to check out my website and books!

I’ve been 37 for about 8 years, and I reside at the top of a Victorian house in the southeast of the UK.

I’ve always loved stories. Some of my earliest memories are buying reprints of American 50s and 60s mystery comics for 10p, while on holiday at my grandparents seaside home. I would devour them (the comics not my grandparents), then try to find another 10p for more!

Reading was a big deal to me as a child (which I thank my mother for, for reading to me and getting me into books at such an early age) and I read as much as I could, including taking a year to read Lord of the Rings around the age of 11 (I started then stopped The Hobbit finding it too childish! :p)

During the 80s and 90s I dined on another golden age of films, and collected comics. All of this went a long way in shaping the kinds of stories I love, but I never seriously thought about being a writer instead I chased after another dream of mine, making computer games.

Eventually though, and after having years of story ideas written down, I thought I’d better see if I can actually write a decent story of my own. Turned out I could.

In August of 2016 I released my first book Survive in the Cascade series. So far I’ve released another nine books, including five more in that series, a space scifi series called The Hidden, and I’ve just started another series called Order of the Ring.

So, I welcome you to my website, my books and my imagination.


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