Hello! I’m Clare Rhoden, and I write sci-fi, fantasy and historical stories.

I hope you like adventure with characters to love (and to hate). You’re visiting just in time for end of year specials.

Purr-fect timing! End of Year deals

How to Survive Your Magical Family

Santa loves How to Survive Your Magical Family
Santa loves How to Survive Your Magical Family

Christmas Special

Until December 31st 2022 or while stocks last, you can purchase a signed copy of How to Survive Your Magical Family for only $22.95 including postage…with a small cat-themed gift included. (Australia only) Australia Post suggests ordering before December 12 for pre-Christmas delivery.  Here’s the link to order!

How to Survive Your Magical Family is also available now from Odyssey Books and from all online book sellers.

Odyssey Books


Amazon Australia

Barnes & Noble


A sweet magical coming-of-age adventure for ages 11+, and cat-lovers of all stripes.

wrapping presents for christmas
Christmas closing dates are coming up. Time to get sending.


Three books of the Chronicles of The Pale
The Chronicles of the Pale Box Set


Buy all three paperbacks plus free postage for only $45.95! (Australia only) While stocks last. You can find the buy link here.

“The world-building, the characters, the plot, the writing…I can rave about all of this, all day long. Clare Rhoden is a magnificent writer, and I can’t wait to read more from her.” Jessica Belmont Book Reviews 

The Chronicle of the Pale #1: The Pale

The Outside can be a dangerous place. But so can the inside. What will happen when the Outside tries to get in?

The Chronicles of the Pale #2: Broad Plain Darkening

The safe world of the Pale is under threat. How can anyone survive as the land shifts underneath them?

The Chronicles of the Pale #3: The Ruined Land

Where do you run when your world collapses? In this gripping conclusion to the Chronicles of the Pale, the citizens of the mighty Pale have as much to lose as the communities of the Outside.


Book The Stars in the Night
Only the Great War can get in the way of Harry’s plans.


The Stars in the Night Christmas Deal:

one signed paperback copy plus free postage for only $19.95 while stocks last. Order by December 12 for the best chance of pre-Christmas delivery.

Find the buy link here.

“The Stars In The Night is an emotional and beautifully written reminder of a war that should never be forgotten.” Literary Flits Book Reviews

“This is the smoothest, most unpretentious and laid-bare engaging war story I have read in a long time. Rhoden is a master storyteller, displaying insight, restraint and empathy.” Isobel Blackthorn, author of The Drago Tree

The Stars in the Night

Harry has plans: to marry Nora and look after his brother Eddie.
Only the War to End All War might get in the way.


You can find all of Clare’s books at your preferred online store.

For all my books in one place, go here: https://books2read.com/ap/nAkdEP/Clare-Rhoden


Clare Rhoden Author, on the lands of the Kulin nation. Naarm/Melbourne, Australia.