I’m Dr Gareth Moore (gareth@garethmoore.co.uk), the author of over 75 best-selling international puzzle and brain-training titles from a wide range of publishers.

I am also the creator of Brained Up – www.BrainedUp.com – a cutting-edge brain training site, offering scientifically designed daily sessions to help you make the most of your brain.

This page is about my named-author work, but I also head up Any Puzzle Media – www.AnyPuzzle.com – we supply puzzles both for corporate use and mass market publication, including many of the books and magazines you find in both bookstores and supermarkets.

My books include:

  • The Mindfulness Puzzle Book – Little, Brown (UK)
  • Extreme Mazes – Michael O’Mara (UK)
  • Lateral Logic – Michael O’Mara (UK)
  • Brain Games for Clever Kids – Buster Books (UK)
  • Crosswords for Clever Kids – Buster Books (UK)
  • Wordsearches for Clever Kids – Buster Books (UK)
  • Ultimate Dot-to-Dot: Extreme Puzzle Challenges to Complete and Colour – Michael O’Mara (UK)
  • Classic Comic Dot-to-Dot: Sci-fi – Michael O’Mara (UK)
  • Classic Comic Dot-to-Dot: Horror – Michael O’Mara (UK)
  • Ultimate Dot-to-Dot Animals: Extreme Puzzle Challenges to Complete and Colour – Michael O’Mara (UK)
  • The Mammoth Book of Logical Brain Games – Robinson (UK) / Running Press (US)
  • The Mammoth Book of Brain Games – Robinson (UK) / Running Press (US)
  • The Mammoth Book of New Sudoku – Robinson (UK) / Running Press (US)
  • Connect & Color: Spectacular Dot-to-Dot: Clever Puzzles to Reveal and Color – St. Martin’s Press (US)
  • Connect & Color: Mindful Dot-to-Dot: Clever Puzzles to Reveal and Color – St. Martin’s Press (US)
  • Space Puzzles (Brain Games Treasure Hunts) – Hungry Tomato (UK) / Lerner (US)
  • Ocean Puzzles (Brain Games Treasure Hunts) – Hungry Tomato (UK) / Lerner (US)
  • Jungle Puzzles (Brain Games Treasure Hunts) – Hungry Tomato (UK) / Lerner (US)
  • Pyramid Puzzles (Brain Games Treasure Hunts) – Hungry Tomato (UK) / Lerner (US)
  • Seeing is Believing (Brain Benders) – Hungry Tomato (UK) / Lerner (US)
  • That’s Amazing (Brain Benders) – Hungry Tomato (UK) / Lerner (US) (under the title: It’s Only Logical)
  • Are You Sitting Comfortably? (Brain Benders) – Hungry Tomato (UK) / Lerner (US)
  • Think Outside the Box (Brain Benders) – Hungry Tomato (UK) / Lerner (US)
  • The Brain Workout: Use It or Lose It – Michael O’Mara (UK)
  • MENSA Kids Train Your Brain: Perplexing Puzzles – Carlton Books (UK)
  • MENSA Kids Train Your Brain: Cranium Crunchers – Carlton Books (UK)
  • Optical Illusions – Parragon Books (UK/US)
  • Sudoku 1 / Sudoku 2 / Sudoku 3 / Sudoku 4 / Sudoku 5 / Sudoku 6 – Michael O’Mara (UK)
  • The Kids’ Book of Holiday Puzzles – Buster Books (UK)
  • The Kids’ Book of Brain Games – Buster Books (UK)
  • The Mammoth Book of Fun Brain Training – Robinson (UK) / Running Press (US)
  • Anti-Stress Puzzles: Refocus Your Thoughts and Revive Your Mind – Michael O’Mara (UK)
  • Anti-Stress Puzzles: Codewords – Michael O’Mara (UK)
  • Anti-Stress Puzzles: Wordsearches – Michael O’Mara (UK)
  • Anti-Stress Puzzles: Crosswords – Michael O’Mara (UK)
  • The Little Book of Crosswords – Michael O’Mara (UK)
  • The Little Book of Cryptic Crosswords – Michael O’Mara (UK)
  • The Little Book of Word Searches – Michael O’Mara (UK)
  • The Little Book of Word Searches 2 – Michael O’Mara (UK)
  • The Little Book of Puzzles – Michael O’Mara (UK)
  • The Little Book of Number Chains– Michael O’Mara (UK)
  • The Kids’ Book of Crosswords – Buster Books (UK)
  • The Kids’ Book of Wordsearches – Buster Books (UK)
  • Fast Brain Workouts – Michael O’Mara (UK)
  • Clever Commuter – Michael O’Mara (UK)
  • Large Print Puzzles: Sudoku – Michael O’Mara (UK)
  • Large Print Puzzles: Crosswords – Michael O’Mara (UK)
  • Large Print Puzzles: Word Searches – Michael O’Mara (UK)
  • The Rough Guide Book of Brain Training – Rough Guides (UK, US)
  • Keep Your Brain Fit: 101 Ways to Tone Your Mind – Duncan Baird (UK, US)
  • The Little Book of Hard-as-Nails Sudoku Volume 5 – Michael O’Mara (UK)
  • The Mammoth Book of Brain Workouts – Constable & Robinson (UK) / Running Press (US)
  • Train the Brain: Use It or Lose It – Michael O’Mara (UK)
  • The Little Book of Sudoku Volume 4 – Michael O’Mara (UK)
  • The 10-Minute Brain Workout – Michael O’Mara (UK)
  • Kakuro for Beginners – Hodder Children’s (UK) (2 books; red and blue)
  • The Book of Japanese Puzzles – Michael O’Mara (UK) / published in the US by Simon & Schuster as The Essential Book of Japanese Puzzles
  • The Book of Hitori – Michael O’Mara (UK)
  • Solve This! Number Logic – Running Press (US)
  • Solve This! Ultimate Word Puzzles – Running Press (US)
  • Quick Kakuro – Michael O’Mara (UK) / published in the US by Simon & Schuster as The Essential Book of Kakuro 2
  • The Book of Hanjie – Michael O’Mara (UK) / published in the US by Simon & Schuster as The Essential Book of Hanjie
  • The Book of Kakuro – Michael O’Mara (UK) / published in the US by Simon & Schuster as The Essential Book of Kakuro
  • Kids’ 10-minute Brain Workout – Buster Books (UK) / published in the US by Simon & Schuster as Sudoku Makes You Smarter!
  • The Kids’ Book of Puzzles – Buster Books (UK)
  • The Kids’ Book of Hanjie – Buster Books (UK) / Simon & Schuster (US)
  • The Kids’ Book of Number Puzzles – Simon Scribbles (US) / Buster Books (UK)
  • The Kids’ Book of Holiday Puzzles – Buster Books (UK)
  • The Kids’ Book of Kakuro – Buster Books (UK) / Simon & Schuster (US)
  • The Kids’ Book of Sudoku! Challenge Edition – Simon Scribbles (US)
  • Sudoku Pro magazine
  • Total Konzai magazine
  • Total Kakuro magazine
  • Sudoku Xtra magazine
  • And I supply content through my company, Any Puzzle Media, for various supermarkets, newspapers, magazines, corporate publications and more

Also see www.puzzlemix.com/publishers.php for a further selection of published books and magazines, and www.sudokuxtra.com/publish.php for a brief summary of my work, covering puzzles for all fields of publishing, as well as my specialist puzzle design and layout services and experience.

If you’d like to get in touch directly then just send an email to gareth@garethmoore.co.uk .


Please note that all puzzles and solutions on this site are my copyright – do not reproduce them elsewhere without obtaining my permission first.