Science Fiction and Fantasy Author​

AAA-TWSBA_Ben Archer and the Cosmic Fall

"Ben Archer's fate lies in the aliens' hands"


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""Rae Knightly has crafted a superb conclusion to

the Cosmic Fall" (Amazon reviewer)

"The worst thing about the book is that it ended." (Amazon reviewer)



Will Ben reveal his skill? 


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"I'm spellbound...best in series to date."

"Loved the ending, it was so amazing and powerful."

(beta readers)

Ben is kidnapped. 

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"“Most intense ending yet!”

"Alien or Human?"


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"Almost too exciting" (Amazon reviewer)

"Full of awesome adventure and emotion!" (Amazon reviewer)


"I want book 3 now!!!" (Amazon reviewer)


"A great rush, that kept me on my toes" (Goodreads reviewer)

"Wow! Once I started I couldn't put it down ... Sometimes the 2nd book in a series isn't as good as the first but this one is definitely worth reading."  (Goodreads reviewer) 







Will Ben reveal his skill? 


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"An extremely timely message for today's readers." (Amazon reviewer)

"A wake up call!" (Amazon reviewer)

"There is a real message here that many books don't have." (Goodreads reviewer)

"The way this story ended was just breath taking" (Goodreads reviewer)


"A boy with an alien power."

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"Brilliant writing by author Rae Knightly. I loved it!!!!!" (Amazon Reviewer)

"At times I wanted to scream, cry and laugh!" (Goodreads reviewer)

"A gripping and family friendly interstellar adventure on earth that has consequences all over the universe." (Amazon reviewer)


"Is this an adult book? No. Is this a young adult book? No. Is this a book anyone can pick up and enjoy? OH, YEA!" (Amazon reviewer)

Nov 21, 2020

The GOODREADS Giveaway has ended.


Congratulations to the 3 winners! Your book is on the way (by mail).

Nov 8, 2020

The World Beyond is an IAN 2020 winner!

Oct 20- Nov 20, 2020

Enter the GOODREADS Giveaway contest.


Enter a chance to win 3 autographed paperback copies of Ben Archer and the Cosmic Fall.

September 5, 2020

Beta and ARC-readers are discovering Ben Archer and the Star Rider for the first time!


Subscribe in the above box to join Rae Knightly's exclusive mailing list.

July 7, 2020

The Cosmic Fall gets a 5-star review from Readers' Favorite


Read it HERE.

Apr 27, 2020

Book 1 and Book 4 are bestsellers!

Since the publication of The World Beyond on April 9, both book 1 and 4 have remained at #1.

Apr 9, 2020

Publication date of The World Beyond

Book 4 in The Alien Skill Series is published and reaches Bestseller rank in New Releases!

Apr 1, 2020

The Wishing Shelf Book Awards 2019

Book 1 in The Alien Skill Series wins the SILVER MEDAL !

Feb 17, 2020

The Wishing Shelf Book Awards 2019

Book 1 in The Alien Skill Series is a FINALIST !

Feb 1, 2020

Ben Archer and the World Beyond

Book 4 in The Alien Skill Series is up for preorder!

Jun 1, 2019

The Great War of the Kins

This science-fiction novella (prequel to The Alien Skill Series) is now available for free when you subscribe! The previous free story The Unit is available on Wattpad.

May 31, 2019

Something special is coming -

for subscribers only!

You can find out what's brewing by subscribing in the box above.

Feb 1-26, 2019

TAS3 #1 in Amazon New Releases.

Ben Archer and the Moon Paradox is an Amazon bestseller for 26 days!

Jan 29, 2019

TAS3 goes to ARC Readers.

ARC readers and avid fans get a free copy of The Alien Skill Series, Book 3.

Nov 19, 2018

TAS3 Book Cover Reveal.

My mailing list gets an exclusive sneak peek of the book cover of The Alien Skill Series, Book 3.

Nov 13, 2018

"The Unit" a FREE short story

"The Unit" is set in a dystopian society where individuals are considered a threat. You get it for FREE when you subscribe to my mailing list.

Sep 1, 2018


Ben Archer and the Alien Skill is available on Amazon.

Sep 9, 2018


Ben Archer and the Alien Skill is

#1 in New Releases on Amazon.

Check it out HERE .

Aug 17, 2018

Two weeks till launch of TAS2!

The release date for Ben Archer and the Alien Skill is September 1, 2018. Join Rae Knightly's mailing list to find out about promotions.

Aug 18, 2018

ARC Reader's Club

ARC readers have received their copy of TAS2 ! Join Rae Knightly's mailing list to join the ARC Reader Club.

Aug 8, 2018


The music group "Junip" has accompanied me throughout the writing process of TAS1. 

"At the Doors" is just one of their awesome songs. Thank you Junip!

Aug 7, 2018

TAS1 and TAS2

I affectionately call

"Ben Archer and the Cosmic Fall": TAS1

"Ben Archer and the Alien Skill": TAS2

as in: The Alien Skill 1 and 2 :)

Aug 6, 2018

The Beta Readers Club

Some amazing beta readers have sent in their comments about Book 2 of The Alien Skill Series.

You can join, too, by subscribing to my mailing list.

Aug 3, 2018

Have you ever seen a "murder of crows" ?

Watch THIS video on YouTube: