Douglas Smith | Writer

Hi! Thanks for visiting. I'm an award-winning author of fantasy, SF, horror, supernatural, and the ever popular "undefinable" and have been published in thirty countries and twenty-five languages. 


I'm a three-time winner of the Aurora Award and a finalist for the John W. Campbell Award, the juried Sunburst Award, the CBC Bookies award, and France's juried Prix Masterton and Prix Bob Morane. 


My website is and I tweet at

Fugue For A Darkening Island

Fugue For A Darkening Island - Christopher Priest Priest's "The Prestige" is an amazing book, so I picked up this early work with high expectations, but this was so unrelentingly depressing and with such an obvious agenda that I didn't finish it.