Gawain and Ragnell

Gawain was both Arthur’s champion, and a champion of the ladies. But when one of his lovers marries another man, he flees into battle against a mysterious warrior who has taken the hill-fort of Ragnell, the beauty with the ravaged face — and a mystery of her own …

Meet Ruth Nestvold

Ruth Nestvold has published widely in science fiction and fantasy, her fiction appearing in such markets as Asimov’s, F&SF, Baen’s Universe, Strange Horizons, Realms of Fantasy, and Gardner Dozois’s Year’s Best Science Fiction. Her work has been nominated for the Nebula, Tiptree, and Sturgeon Awards. In 2007, the Italian translation of her novella “Looking Through Lace” won the “Premio Italia” award for best international work. Since 2012, she’s been concentrating her efforts on self-publishing rather than traditional publishing, although she does still occasionally sell a story the old-fashioned way. She maintains a web site at http://www.ruthnestvold.com and blogs at https://ruthnestvold.wordpress.com.

The Companion’s Tale

Elaine is thrown in the deep end and her life unravels before her eyes when the princess she serves dies in a tragic accident. All of a sudden, Elaine doesn’t have a purpose. Alone and drifting, she realises the princess’ death may not have been an accident at all, and things spiral even further into chaos. Can Elaine find herself in the midst of it all, or will she let the stream tug her into yet another life not of her choosing? And what of Raymond Dart, the king’s chief investigator with a reputation for being the hardest, most intimidating man in the kingdom? Is the kindness he shows Elaine real or is he acting to get her to confess to a crime she did not commit? Elaine doesn’t know what to believe and her life could be on the line if she misses a step.

Meet Astrid V.J.

Astrid is a USA Today Bestselling and Literary Classics award-winning author, social anthropologist, and transformational life coach. She grew up in South Africa and currently lives in Malmö, Sweden (after having lived in many exciting and interesting places) with her husband and their two children. Her South African-German heritage and the experiences of living and integrating into other societies have given Astrid a great deal to think about and process. The training in anthropology has given her the tools to think beyond simple stereotypes and ideological explanations of social interaction, while the understanding she has of the human potential to achieve anything we put our minds to, which underlies her certification as a transformational life coach, allows Astrid to see what is possible and to appreciate the human capacity to achieve success in the face of adversity, no matter the obstacles. Astrid’s parents instilled in her a love for books, and the natural world that we inhabit. This love has led to a deep appreciation of the written word and the desire to contribute as much as she can towards improving the state of the world. Astrid would like to use her expertise and passion for cultures to help us move forward. She writes transformation fiction: incorporating transformation principles in novels, rather than writing another self-help book. This is more than Up-lit. Astrid’s books are intended to be uplifting, but also to provoke thought and help people question the situations they find themselves in, as well as to identify how they themselves can transcend their circumstances. Astrid is very interested in minority group questions, considerations on social standards of beauty and the negative consequences these have and would like to make the fantasy genre accessible to people of non-white, non-Western backgrounds. Astrid feels the fantasy genre has become too restrictive with limited representations of race, ethnicity, and culture, and seeks to explore other paths on this writing journey, incorporating her background in anthropology and psychology to create engaging experiences, which also provide food for thought on the diverse topics she finds most important, such as racism, minority rights, cultural diversity, culture change, intolerance, humanity’s environmental impact and much more.  

The Traitor Within

In 1941, two girls disappeared without trace. A year later, Peggy Lightborne turns up, claiming to have travelled through time. Can she hold on to her freedom without letting go of the truth? If you like real-world fantasy, time travel, Faerie games and family sagas, you’ll love Frances Evelyn’s witty and wonderful story.

Meet Frances Evelyn

Frances Evelyn lives in Rutland with her husband, two sons who are currently too old for stories and magic, and a cockapoo who protects them from shadows. She writes real-world fantasy for readers who like to think and feel.

The Time Before

Nothing Rose thought she knew was true. She was tricked into travelling through time while her mum was dying, and now she’s determined to put everything back the way it was. Her gran says that’s not how this works, but what’s time-travel for if not that? If you like real-world fantasy, time travel, Faerie games and family sagas, you’ll love Frances Evelyn’s witty and wonderful story.

Meet Frances Evelyn

Frances Evelyn lives in Rutland with her husband, two sons who are currently too old for stories and magic, and a cockapoo who protects them from shadows. She writes real-world fantasy for readers who like to think and feel.

Through the Ages

It’s darkest before the dawn, but is it darker than a vampire’s soul?

For 400 Years Saito Izumi Has Struggled with What It Means to be Kyuuketsuki–A Japanese Vampire!

In Feudal Japan, during an attack on Kumamoto Castle from a horde of swarming y?kai— mythical creatures born from the darkest depths of Japanese folklore—the samurai Saito Izumi will be forever changed. By morning’s dawn, Saito will be kyuuketsuki, a Japanese vampire!

Join Saito in Feudal Japan as she confronts an army of thunder-beasts, ogre-like oni, and the seductive spider-whore jor?gumo. Creatures as diverse as they are deadly. Then travel with the former samurai as she battles 18th Century Spanish soldiers and vampires along the Spanish Main. Stand with her as she wages war against shape-shifting Mexican nagual, fighting alongside the likes of Davy Crockett, William Travis, and James Bowie to defend the Alamo.

In this heart-wrenching collection of original stories are four terrifying tales from Saito Izumi’s centuries of existing—she doesn’t consider it living—that explore her dangerous and deep personal journey to understand the blackest darkness of an inhuman soul, to discover what it means to live and not simply survive, and most important of all, to learn if a vampire can triumph over evil and truly love again.

The Irish Cycle Series – A unique urban fantasy adventure with a mix of mythological and supernatural elements set in contemporary and historical America.


Meet David Miller

Witchmarked

At what cost victory?

Milo Volkohne, orphan, criminal, conscript, and unwilling warlock could tell you but you might not like the answer.

It is 1936 and the Great War still rages on, with no armistice in 1918 when the Russian Empire crumbled in the fire and blood of stillborn revolution.

The hellish no man’s land has spread like a blight over Europe as grim, unyielding leaders promise a resolve of iron and no mercy, no peace, no hope.

It would take a miracle to save humanity, but as Milo would tell you: be careful what you wish for.

Plunging into a world of sorcery, treachery, and madness the world’s first wizard will bargain with monsters, human or otherwise, fight for his life, and dare to hope that he’s selling his soul for something worthwhile.

But is any price too high to end the War to end all Wars?

Go up and Click ‘Buy Now’ or ‘Read for Free’ and enter the darkened world where so far, no one has won World War I and now dark monsters are choosing sides.

The Sun God’s Heir: Return (Book One)

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René Gilbert awoke shackled to the wall of a four-foot-high ship’s slave hold.

The filthy bilgewater splashed over his head and then receded. Under sail.

The North Atlantic, 1672. To survive, René must escape a slave ship in the midst of the ocean.

Focus on the first thing, his fencing master’s voice rose from within his memory.

“Don’t drown,” he thought. His second thought was the memory of a wooden rod speeding toward him for his sarcasm.

Rapier sharp pulse pounding action across the warp and weave of the seventeenth century. Sailing ships, pirates, and past lives contend in this first book of an award-winning trilogy.

Read The Sun God’s Heir: Return (Book One) and set sail into a time where love and life were precious and easily taken away. Where the distance to one’s enemies was measured by the length of a rapier’s blade.

Alexandre Dumas meets Horatio Hornblower and The Mummy in this sweeping, swashbuckling tale.    Kirkus Reviews

The Sun God’s Heir: Return, is an epic story, taking you into a time where actions and words ripple from the past into the present and then invade the future. A truly remarkable story.    Readers Favorite

In this epic fantasy, THE SUN GOD’S HEIR by Elliott Baker, readers are offered a unique and compelling story line. Baker’s vivid descriptions and well-drawn characters seem to shimmer with life.   Judge, 25th Annual Writer’s Digest Self-Published Book Awards.

The Furyck Saga: An Epic Fantasy Adventure (Books 1-3)

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Jael Furyck isn’t happy. 

Her father is dead. Her uncle has stolen the throne. 
And now he wants to marry her off to the fallen son of her arch-enemy.
But Jael is a battle-hardened warrior, trained to kill since she was ten-years-old.
She doesn’t plan on being anyone’s wife.

Eadmund Skalleson is drunk.

His father is threatening him with a wife again. 
And this time he’s given him an ultimatum. 
Marry Jael Furyck or your brother returns from exile.
But if Eadmund was ever going to choose a wife, it wouldn’t be Jael Furyck.

Not her. Not ever.

But if Eadmund was ever going to choose a wife, it wouldn’t be Jael Furyck.

Not her. Not ever.

The Furyck Saga is a gripping epic fantasy series that takes you into a richly-woven world of warring kingdoms, mysterious dreamers, dark magic, and an ancient prophecy that emerges from the shadows to weave a dangerous web around them all.

Come and start the journey today…

This box-set includes the first three books of The Furyck Saga – over 2000 pages!
Winter’s Fury
The Burning Sea
Night of the Shadow Moon

Also in the series:
Hallow Wood
The Raven’s Warning

And coming soon… 
Vale of the Gods


What readers are saying:

 ‘If you only read one new series this year, I recommend this one. Strongly.’

 ‘…My favorite genre is epic fantasy and this was superb. I got the same feeling as when I started watching Game of Thrones… Frankly, it’s interfering with my sleep!’

Amazing series!!!… a must read for all fantasy lovers!’

 ‘Wow! This series is spectacular! [It] knocked me off my feet, twisted me all around, and flung me back to the ground! What a ride!’

 ‘Best writing I’ve seen since Robin Hobb’s Fitz and the Fool trilogy.’

 ‘It was so real I could almost see the bitter cold wind and harsh winter snows blowing across the island. What a great gift of expression this author has. I can’t wait to buy the next in the series.’

 ‘This series was recommended because I read Game of Thrones… I was not disappointed!’

 ‘… what an absolutely fantastic book!!! I loved all the characters especially Jael and the world building along with the multiple viewpoints is mind-blowing!!!!!’

 ‘I would recommend it to anyone who enjoyed the Outlander series.’

Note: This book contains adult themes and mature content

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Princess of Wind and Sea

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Princess of Wind and Sea

The Princess of Nature Series, Book Two

By Cassandra Finnerty


In 1773, the prince and princess travel across the globe on a series of secret missions.
Along the way, they run into unexpected dangers.

Aisling’s magical abilities are increasing, but dark forces who seek to destroy her powers are hunting them.

The prince must protect her at all costs, as they fight for survival and abiding love.

If you like fantasy, action-adventure and romance, you’ll love this novel by Cassandra Finnerty.