Dr. Harding is the futuristic mad scientist responsible for creating Atherton: a three tiered satellite world orbiting the fallen Earth. But those who live on Atherton don’t know Earth exists or their role in trying to save it. Edgar, a gifted climber, is the first to discover the first of many startling revelations to come: the three tiered world of Atherton is collapsing. A dangerous world of strange creatures and hidden powers with a history locked inside the mind of a mad scientist, Atherton is much more than it appears at first glance. Ages 9 and up

  • ath_01_HouseOfPower

    House of Power

    While climbing the forbidden cliffs of Atherton, Edgar discovers the first of many startling revelations to come: the three realms of Atherton are beginning to collapse. The humble grove that is his home, the mysterious highland reaml of untold beauty, and the vast wasteland below, where a monstrous danger lurks, are about to be joined. Atherton is not what it seems.

  • ath_02_RiversOfFire

    Rivers of Fire

    Atherton has collapsed and a new danger is on the rise. The process of inversion has begun, and the Highlands, the center of Atherton, are sinking. Dr. Kincaid, Vincent and Edgar make their way towards the edge of the Highlands, intent on entering a secret underground refuge to find the key to unlocking Dr. Harding’s brain. They must discover how to overcome the threat of the deadly Cleaners, creatures unleashed on the flattened land, before it’s too late. But this refuge holds more secrets than anyone could have imagined.

  • ath_03_TheDarkPlanet

    The Dark Planet

    Even though Edgar’s mission to save his home has been accomplished, he still restlessly scales the interior crevices of Atherton, searching for clues about the Dark Planet. He was warned never to go back, but at the encouragement of Dr. Kincaid and Vincent, Edgar discovers the Raven, an incredible way to return to the fallen Earth. It’s up to Edgar to save two worlds, and time is running out.


  1. Samuel says:

    have one question about Atherton, what is the diameter after the collapse?

  2. Amanda says:

    I love this series, so much, and it desperately needs a prequel with Atherton as a child. I may just have to write it myself.

  3. Benicio says:

    your atherton books were amazing

  4. Casey Webb says:

    There is no doubt in my mind when I say that this is one of the best series I have ever read. It’s creative, it’s inspiring, and it’s a story I fell in love with in the first few pages. Thank you for giving me access to this world! (As a side note, I was wondering if you’re selling any posters with the book art, because that’s something I’d definitely be interested in) Again, thank you for writing this series.

  5. Ramel Eilia says:

    My mom got me this when it came out, when I was 3, hoping I would enjoy reading when I grew up. Nevertheless to say I did, I’m currently 15 and I found this book in an old box in my garage after moving, I’ve grown in love with this book and I’m only half way threw, I found the red card on the back that says “Reveal the Truth”, and I really want to know what pages I can find the “Truth” on, it’s currently 2 18 a.m. and I’m going back page by page to find anything, really great book!!

  6. mehlli says:

    This is too good! This author is a pure genies. But this book is not even popular and this surprises me a lot! The way i first found this series is actually just by picking a random book.

  7. bobo says:

    Best Series ever best author ever

  8. Donovan says:

    I loved all three of the books in the Atherton series and have an idea for a fourth book.I hope that there is a fourth book!You have inspired me to start writing books and to read more.Also since there were only a few chapters with Dr. Harding alive when we knew him is there anything that could explain more about him?I liked that Dr.Harding sort of spoke with Edgar even when he was dead.Dr.harding was also full of surprises and I liked that.Again I loved your books.I’ve also read the first skeleton creek book and the first two books of The Land of Elyon.I’m starting the third.I loved skeleton creek, The Land of Elyon, and Atherton so please keep on writing.

  9. Donovan says:

    The smoke in NC makes me feel like The Dark Planet is already here!I am wondering if the pollution will overtake Earth and turn it into the Dark Planet.

    • Evan says:

      I was wondering the exact same thing. Scientists have already said that if we don’t change the current state of pollution by 2030 then there will be no turning back and the avg world temperature will remain above 2C and continue to rise. It’s already 2018 and unless we start changing Earth may very well turn into the dark planet from Atherton.


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