Michael Cobley was born in the city of Leicester, has lived in Perth (Australia) and Glasgow but now resides in North Ayrshire. His previous works have included the Shadowkings trilogy (a dark and grim fantasy epic), Iron Mosaic (a collection of short stories) but he is best known for his epic space opera series - Humanity's Fire. Splintered Suns is a stand alone adventure set in this universe.
Proper galaxy-spanning space opera - Iain M. Banks on SEEDS OF EARTHA convincing portrayal of political machinations and the plight of individuals caught up in events beyond their comprehension - GUARDIAN on SEEDS OF EARTHA very entertaining read . . . the series as a whole possesses tremendous potential - FANTASY BOOK CRITIC on SEEDS OF EARTHThe sort of thing that space opera readers love. We've got spaceships and a broad history, shown through the viewpoints of multi-person perspectives, linked together in a way that Heinlein would've been proud of - SFFWORLD on SEEDS OF EARTH