Ben Atkinson-Foster


As an author, Ben has written two novels to date, both of which have been independently published and are available worldwide. In 2010 he became one of the first writers to embrace the power of social media, promoting his work to audiences in the USA via the ‘One Thousand Books To Sell‘ project.

Ben is currently working on three new writing projects, his third novel, a travelogue about his time spent studying in the USA and a non-fiction book on the country music industry. You can find out more about Ben’s published work below.

Walking on Cinders (2010)

Set in London and France a short time in the future, Walking on Cinders is a rousing story that brings together three British soldiers with the unlikeliest of companions, United Forces singing sweetheart, Miss Marmalade. England’s capital has been battered by three years of bitter conflict, and the group soon find themselves at the forefront of a battle to bring the dark days of war to an end. With deceit and corruption all around, how can the comrades find peace for themselves and for war-torn Europe?

The Kraken’s Curse (2008)

“There’s a myth around these parts……I’m a fisherman, so I should know.” Arthur Boston is looking for a point in his life, and when he receives a letter telling him that his father has disappeared in mysterious circumstances, he realises that he must take on the burden and try to discover what really happened on that fateful night. The Dorset coastline has been plagued by a terrible myth for many years, and when Arthur returns he realises that some of his father’s closest friends are tangled up in the mystery. He is thrust into a world he doesn’t understand and forced to fight a battle that will eventually end with the greatest of sacrifices. And so a quest begins. It’s a quest that will cause everyone to question their rightful place on this planet and their allegiance to the others all around them.