Author Interview: Iain Kelly

I gave an interview recently to fellow blogger and author Laurie Bell on her blog Rambles, Writing and Amusing Musings, talking about writing, reading and my State Trilogy books. Give it a read!

Rambles, writing and amusing musings

Welcome to another episode of Author Interviews… I have a great one today. Please welcome Iain Kelly, author of The State series.

The footpath I am walking along is awfully clean and awfully quiet. In fact, I don’t see anyone around at all. Large buildings tower over me, giant blocky shapes like a long white Lego wall. They make housing units out of modules these days. It’s a sign of what is to come. Buzzing sounds in the distance and in seconds a drone is hovering over me. I keep my head down, eyes pinned to the pavement. Don’t look, don’t draw attention to yourself. The drone zooms off and I can breathe easier.


I look into the shadows of a nearby alley. Oh, there is my contact.

Hi Iain… thank you so much for agreeing to participate in my latest Author Interview. Welcome! First up, tell us a…

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Review: State of War by Iain Kelly

Delighted to receive a fantastic review from Laurie Bell on her blog SolotheFirst, for my latest novel 'State Of War'. Do check out her reviews of all the books in 'The State' trilogy and the books as well. About the Book The State is at war at home and abroad. While the global First Strike … Continue reading Review: State of War by Iain Kelly