Luke Alexander Dondo grew up in a cold place, with nothing else to do between the day following Halloween and the middle of April than to spend time with his imagination until the snow melted. And when the snow did melt, he enjoyed staying inside imagining things much more than spending time outside.
Following the falling in love with all things Tolkien and C.S. Lewis, L.A.D. began writing for himself. The Adventures of Luke Dondo was the first story he wrote. A tale about he and his middle school pals planning an uprising against the teachers of his school, overthrowing them to never attend school again. This was an extremely vulgar tale, not meant for children. But hilarious and endlessly fun. READ MORE
The World a World Away (Status: Querying)
The upcoming debut novel from author L.A. Dondo.
Marlowe and Bill Curley, children of parents that are quite reasonable, given the circumstances. Nonetheless, join The Curley Clan on an adventure from the slums of North Eriksdale, the grimiest parts of the planet known as, The City, to a world, that no person, animal, or ghoul has known to exist: Sonethél.
Malcolm is a poor fellow, who hates his drab office job. Little does he know, that on that rather average day that was exactly the same as the day before, a homeless man brings change to Mal’s life that Malcolm never could have dreamt.
With the acceptance of a significant payday, Malcolm is dragged into the criminal underworld of The City. And it’s not the criminal underworld reported on the Channel Five News. This underworld is much more magical than he ever thought. READ MORE