Finally! The BIG NEWS!

Ian is pleased to announce that the Ottawa-based publisher, Lugar Común Editorial, has secured the rights to the Northern Fire series. The publisher, trough its speculative fiction imprint Ojo de Vidrio, will publish the series in five volumes, beginning with Harbinger and The Broken Dream early in 2020. The third volume, The Winter Wars, is tentatively scheduled for release in the summer of 2020.

Those already familiar with Harbinger might have been expecting The Winter Wars and wonder about The Broken Dream. Lugar Común has decided to publish the material already released independently in two volumes, so if you already have Harbinger, you will only miss an epilogue to Harbinger and a prologue to The Broken Dream. Don't worry, though, Lugar Común has given permission to share this material with you. Just sign up for Ian's newsletter at the top of this website's sidebar and you'll receive a link to allow you to read them on this website.

Hopefully this is simply the first step in bringing Ian's writing to a broader audience.

What book bloggers said about
Book One of Northern Fire


“Mr. McKinley's writing style is solid and detailed, yet pleasurable to read. He has concocted a mythopoeic story of the first rank and one that will have you highly anticipating Book Two of Northern Fire: The Winter Wars.

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“I read a previous novel by Ian and was hooked. I wanted to read more of his work and it led me to Harbinger which I truly enjoyed as much as his earlier book. I am looking forward to his next one and will be first in line to pick it up.

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Harbinger Book Trailer

Media Articles

Ian has garnered some attention. Check it out:

Four free Chapters of
Gallows Gem

Given heightened interest in Ian’s work, you can now access for free the Prologue and the first three chapters of his first novel, The Gallows Gem of Prallyn! You can go to the book’s section on this website or click below:

Read excerpts from The Gallows Gem of Prallyn

Reviews on Goodreads

Ian H. McKinley's books on Goodreads
Harbinger Harbinger (Northern Fire #1)
reviews: 12
ratings: 16 (avg rating 4.38)

The Gallows Gem of Prallyn The Gallows Gem of Prallyn
reviews: 8
ratings: 11 (avg rating 4.73)

Something Else Is Brewing

There is something else happening that isn't so serious but is interesting nevertheless. It can't be unveiled just yet but here is a little hint to whet your appetites:

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