David Hair, an award-winning writer of fantasy, has been inspired by his travels around the globe. He was born in New Zealand, spent time in Britain, Europe and India (which inspired THE MOONTIDE and SUNSURGE QUARTETS and the RAVANA series). After some years in Bangkok, Thailand, he and his wife returned to New Zealand, where they are now settled (for the time being). His epic fantasy sagas THE MOONTIDE QUARTET and THE SUNSURGE QUARTET and the YA saga THE RETURN OF RAVANA, his retelling of the Indian epic The Ramayana, are all published by Jo Fletcher Books, as is his new fantasy adventure series, THE THETHERED CITADEL, starting with Map's Edge.
Hair is adept at building characters as well as worlds, and his attention to his female players is welcome in a genre that too often excludes them * Kirkus Reviews * Massive but focused, every character POV is interesting and none of them seem cliche, the magic and world is great * Brian's Book Blog * The Moontide Quartet has everything I am looking for when I want a truly epic feel * Fantasy Review Barn * Represents modern epic fantasy at its best * Fantasy Book Critic on the Moontide Quartet * I continue to be impressed by the way Hair takes some very familiar, almost trite, ideas and spins them in a new way. Epic fantasy is not dying, my friends, it is just moving in new directions * Fantasy Review Barn * The Moontide Quartet is perhaps the most understated fantasy series currently being written. It features a wide, diverse cast of characters spread out over dual continents. Focusing on a clash of civilisations storyline, David Hair offers a tale that encapsulates epic fantasy to its entirety * Fantasy Book Critic, The Year's Top Ten * True epic fantasy. It has everything a fan could want - detailed magic, good characters and evil characters (of both genders) and some in between, a compelling plot, and twists aplenty * A Bitter Draft on The Moontide Quartet * A page-turning adventure filled with excitement and intriguing characters. For those loving an epic fantasy with plenty of sword-fights, gun-play, bare-fisted combat and battles between sorcerers, this book's for you * Amazing Stories on Map's Edge * A fast-paced, entertaining read, set within a world that I want to explore more of * Beneath A Thousand Skies on Map's Edge * There's a lot of cool stuff, ancient civilisations, magic, a heist, personal loss, love, and humour. I enjoyed this so much * Alalhambra Book Reviews on Map's Edge * I thoroughly enjoyed this magic- and quest-filled fantasy. I love the way David Hair writes . . . and the world he has created is a very solid one that holds the story perfectly * Dawn's Book Reviews on Map's Edge * Hair is a talented storyteller and Map's Edge a satisfying and fun read, entertaining and rewarding that will sate the appetite of any fantasy lover looking for an epic adventure' * The Tattooed Book Geek on Map's Edge * I did like [ ] the magic and the world-building, which are tied together in a way I found really interesting * The Fantasy Inn on Map's Edge * Easy to read with lots of substance, well realised ideas, action and themes * SF Crowsnest on Map's Edge *