Science Fiction writer
. Friend of Iain M. Banks
Has published the books:
The Cassini Division, The Star Fraction, The Stone Canal, The Sky Road, Cydonia and Cosmonaut Keep.
The first four novels takes place in the same universe. Cydonia is a standalone kids/young-adult book (but part of a multi-author series called "The Web") and Cosmonaut Keep is the first in a larger serie, called "Engines of Light".
Hard to get hold of in the US as only The Cassini Division has been released by american publishers.