Magnus Nights: The Helios Incident

ISBN: 9780645084467 | Trade orders please contact us here.  


A futuristic crime noir novel that will hook you in from the start.

Magnus Nights – The Helios Incident Synopsis:

Outgunned, outnumbered, and the clock’s ticking.

Police are being gunned down in the streets, incinerated by advanced weapons that no criminal should have.

Detective Constable Craddock and Detective Sergeant Augustine of Taskforce Bloodhound must find the source of the weapons at any cost.

But there are powerful forces who benefit from the chaos. A soldier without an enemy. An executive with everything to lose. A gangster who smells opportunity. A shadowy figure after more than money.

And it may be too late to stop them.

Is it too late? Find out by purchasing Magnus Nights: The Helios Incident now.

  • Magnus Nights: The Helios Incident? RRP $26.95 AUS.
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Praise for Magnus Nights:

Magnus Nights: The Helios Incident is gritty sci-fi noir which crackles with sharp writing and whiplash pacing. Hitting the signature notes of the futuristic hard-boiled detective tale with aplomb, this book is a stylish, entertaining ride from start to finish.’ 

Geneve Flynn, Bram Stoker Award-winning editor and author.

‘A next generation political crime thriller hardwired with sci fi elements and corruption that spins all the way to the top. Absolutely riveting from start to finish.’ 

L. E. Daniels, Author of Serpent’s Wake: A Tale for the Bitten.

‘Gritty, fast-paced. Some of the best action scenes I’ve ever read. Set aside a weekend, you won’t want to put this one down.’ 

Cate Sawyer, Author.

‘A futuristic, crime noir that hooked me in from the first page and didn’t let go. It was from the first action scene of the main two characters that I became truly invested in this narrative, and the consequences of that fight are felt throughout the novel in that Craddock himself gains what appears to be a trauma response to some of what he had seen there, which is a very interesting touch to his character. I’m tossing up between 4.5/5 or 5/5… If it gets the film deal I hope it gets I’ll definitely bump it up to 5 stars!’ 

Nita Delgado, Editor & Reviewer.

Magnus Nights: The Helios Incident masterfully switches between seemingly unconnected characters to craft a story that culminates in an action-packed finale, full of twists and turns that all eventually come together for a shocking end reveal.’ Read the full review here.

Natalie Jenkins, Reviewer.

***We are pleased to announce that the winner of the Magnus Nights: Leviathan naming competition is Lyndal Weightman from Daglish in Western Australia. Anyone who preordered their copy of Bryn Smith’s second novel was in the running to have on of his characters named after the winner. So look out for a character named Lyndal in Magnus Nights: Leviathan.***

If you’d like to learn more about the talented Bryn Smith, visit his author page here.

2 comments to “Magnus Nights: The Helios Incident”

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  1. Sharon Douglas - July 28, 2021 Reply

    I’ve ordered three, Bryn. Great timing for Christmas presents. Will you be coming home between shipping and December? If so, I will hit you up to sign all three before I gift two. Very proud of you!

    • Bryn Smith - July 28, 2021 Reply

      Hi Sharon, you bet, I’ll be home in September. Happy to sign them all!

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