Alan McCluskey’s Novels

Alan McCluskey’s Novels

Feeling challenged by the rapid transformations of society, especially in relation to gender and the role of the young? Alan McCluskey’s novels offer not only an enjoyable read but also a thought-provoking chance to explore alternative avenues and possible futures within the relative safety of a story.

The Boy & Girl Saga

The Boy & Girl Saga tells the tale of Peter, a young boy who dresses and lives as a girl, and Kate, the exiled daughter of a magician from another world. From their chance encounter blossoms a deepening friendship thanks to which they uncover a number of shared gifts, notably the ability to heal. The two also discover they have a talent for leadership as they gather others around them in their struggles to right wrongs and fend off the attacks of adults bent on curbing the freedom of young girls.

1. Boy & Girl (2012/2014/2020)
2. In Search of Lost Girls (2014/2020)
3. We Girls (2020)
4. Colourful People (2022)

Stories People Tell

Stories People Tell (2018)
Local Voices (2021)

Recent or Coming Releases

Chimera (2019)
The Cloud Catcher (2021)
The Boy in the Book (in draft)
The In-Between (in draft)

The Storyteller’s Quest

1. The Reaches (2011)
2. The Keeper’s Daughter (2011)
3. The Starless Square {2016)
4. World of Tales (unpublished)
5. Forget Me Not (in draft)

Other unpublished novels

People of the Forest (in draft)
Twisted Paths (unpublished)
Storyfolk (unpublished)