About Ross

Ross Richdale is a New Zealand author of over 40 novels, both science fiction and contemporary that are sold as ebooks at all the major outlets.

Science Fiction

Four humans find themselves in a village without knowledge of where they come from or who they are. Memories of a war and a different life flash into their minds that are unrelated to their lives … that is until they meet a farmer who isn’t even human.

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Our Early Contemporary Novels

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Like Twigs in a Storm

While converting a closed country school into a summer batch near Wellington, New Zealand, Steve Garnet meets neighbour, Lavina Ryland. Their friendship soon develops into a romance that hurtles them into danger and changes their lives and the life of Lavina’s daughter, Cathy forever when they are abandoned in remote bush country to fend for themselves.

Catalyst

After a cave-in at Misty Depths Catacombs Wyoming, Renee finds herself stranded with a broken ankle and two strangers, Lem, a business man and a runaway teenager, Courtney. They must trust and depend on each other, not knowing whether they will survive the ordeal. The cave is the catalyst but the events depend on the new catalyst, Renee, who finds herself drawn into the lives of her companions

Eagle’s Claw Lake

In the remote Eagle’s Claw Lake, Reid and Kate use their amphibian airplane to help Lorie escape from a commune led by a fanatical leader, Peter Littlejohn.  But that is just the beginning of the terror as the truth about the commune is revealed and they desperately try to get help.

Why has Erika, Lorie’s elder sister, returned and is found savagely beaten in the commune’s cabin cruiser?

Long Valley Road

This fast paced novel combines human emotions of love, empathy, revenge and greed with the sheer force of Mother Nature. The inhabitants of Long Valley Road in New Zealand have their lives changed forever by the events happening around them. Join them and see how an American immigrant family surmount the problems about to descend upon them all.

Solar Search

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SOLAR SEARCH

During an interspecies war,Tara Fye is given control of spaceship Yolk 3 that is designed to maintain human life until another world is found to save humans from extinction as an intelligent life force. Tara is ordered to make this journey.  She finds several sinister facts about her superiors, including having a computer implant installed unknowingly in her mind and that the outer pods encircling Yolk 3 contain hundreds of humans in deep frozen hibernation. They include many young women who have been impregnated without their knowledge in the hope that future generations would survive, even if Earth becomes extinct.

Where is the pre-programmed course taking them and who are the extraterrestrial humans they rescue? Why is an ancient space station important and how can the space-time continuum that causes hundred of years to pass in real time because of their speed, affect the final outcome of their solar search?