Mark Smith lives on Victoria?s Surf Coast, where he writes novels and stories, and runs outdoor-education programs for young adults. His second novel, Wilder Country, won the 2018 Indie Book Award for Young Adults.
`An epic story of survival, fast-paced action and characters we really care about.' * Tristan Bancks * `An unmissable series.' * Sydney Morning Herald * `A page-turner told in an unaffected, Australian voice.' * Australian on Wilder Country * `Tense and atmospheric...Mark Smith's debut is assured, gripping and leaves you wanting more.' * Best Books for Younger Readers 2016, Sydney Morning Herald for The Road to Winter * `A riveting story of survival that questions the prices of freedom and safety as well as the value of an individual life...A breakout new series full of romance, danger, and a surprisingly engaging world.' * Kirkus Reviews, starred review on The Road to Winter *