Alan Leddon

Biography

Alan is the owner of Spero Publishing, based out of Madison, WI. Alan is originally from Western New York, having arrived in Madison by way of a brief US Navy career and stints in Falls Church, VA and St Petersburg, Fl.
Alan is the father of Raven, an incredibly intelligent young girl, and husband of Bekki, who is teaching how to use technology.
In addition to operating Spero Publishing, Alan is also a licensed nurse.

Where to find Alan Leddon online


Where to buy in print


Books

A Child's Eye View of Ghosts and Hauntings
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,750. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2014 by Spero Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Social Science / Folklore & Mythology
People all over the world have long believed that the dead can come back to visit the living. Worldwide, people envision see-through, airy, frightening beings who return to point out killers, complete unfinished work, visit loved ones, or seek vindication. Why does everyone imagine the same thing? Maybe it is not imagination...this book examines the real-world beliefs of people worldwide.
Epona: A Spero Devotional
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,360. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2013 by Spero Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Ancient
Epona was the Gaulish Goddess of horses, dogs, and the sovereignty of land. When the Romans learned of Her, they adopted Her as a patroness of soldiers and a protector of the Emperor Himself. In this short work, learn to invoke Her today to look after those who protect others - airmen, Marines, police, sailors, soldiers - and to look after her ancient charges as they serve Mankind today.
A Child's Eye View of Vampires
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 24,060. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2013 by Spero Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Reference
Alan Leddon delights readers with this collection of exhaustively researched vampires and vampire like creatures from around the world. Explore the enormous variety of mythological and real world creatures that have been feared for centuries.
A Child's Eye View of Totems and Tutelary Spirits
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 20,260. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2012 by Spero Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Religion and Spirituality
Written for the 8 to 13 year old crowd, this book examines teaching and protective spirits, spirit ancestors and power animals from mythologies from all over the world. Good, protective spirits and malevolent "evil spirits" from all six inhabited continents are discussed in an easy to read format.
Medusa V. Athena
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Price: Free! Words: 2,780. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2012 by Spero Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » New Age » Supernatural
(4.00 from 1 review)
Based on the extant mythology, this short book written in the style of a legal brief covers the grievances of Medusa - once the most beautiful woman in all of Greece - against the Goddess Athena, whom Medusa alleges assaulted and mutilated her!
Loki Laufeysson v. Odin Borsson
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Price: Free! Words: 4,550. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2012 by Spero Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » New Age » Supernatural
(4.00 from 1 review)
Written in the style of a legal brief, this short work introduces and re-interprets some of the key points in the mythology of the Norse people. Loki, the Trickster of Norse myth, gets a little of his own back once more.
A Child's Eye View of Fair Folk
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 28,390. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2012 by Spero Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Ethnic & Tribal
Alan Leddon once again delights and educates readers of all ages in this installment in the "A Child's Eye View" series. It features the artwork of Kidril Telrunya and scholarly research on the mythological Fairies of cultures from all six inhabited continents. Learn about Fae from Japan, Australia, and Native Americans alongside the many varieties of Ireland and Scotland!
Dane County 2012 Veterans Directory
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Price: Free! Words: 860. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2012 by Spero Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides
A directory of Federal, State, County, Local, and Private services available to US Armed Forces veterans residing in Dane County, Wisconsin. Naturally, the Federal and State services are available outside Dane County to any veteran. Educational, financial, and crisis assistance can be found in this simple list. This list is free in this form, and always will be.
Thoth: A Spero Devotional
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 6,490. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2012 by Spero Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Ancient
Thoth was the Greek name for the Egyptian God Tahuti, the God of Writing, Cosmic Balance, Magic, and Science. The work includes a bread recipe, an invocation, and two prayers, as well as Tahuti's biographical data and details of his worship. This chapbook contains everything needed by the casual student of Egyptian mythology as well as the serious modern Pagan to understand this important God.
Pele: A Spero Devotional
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 4,940. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2012 by Spero Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » New Age » Supernatural
This is a brief chapbook designed to help modern worshippers connect with Hawai'i's passionate Goddess of fire, volcanoes, and dance. Learn about Her origin and Her exile from Tahiti. Modern people still claim to have met Her - learn the signs that the stranger you are talking to might be Her!
A Child's Eye View of Magick
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 17,680. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2012 by Spero Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » New Age » Magic
(5.00 from 1 review)
Written for the 8-13 age group, this step by step manual introduces children to the safe practice of Magick. This isn't deception, illusion, or sleight of hand; this is the spiritual practice of refining oneself while creating changes that conform to one's needs. This introduction is not just for kids - Pagan and Heathen parents, and serious students of the Occult arts will also find it useful.
Lakshmi: A Spero Devotional
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Price: Free! Words: 4,540. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2011 by Spero Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » New Age » Witchcraft and wicca
This free devotional includes a description of Maha Lakshmi and her role in Hindu & Jain mythology. It includes a mantra sung to Her, two original prayers, an original invocation, and an original guided meditation. There is also a recipe for a milk and honey beverage that can be consumed in Her honor, or offered in libation to Her. This book is and will always be free in electronic form.
Thor: A Spero Devotional
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 4,100. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2011 by Spero Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » New Age » Meditation
A brief chapbook dedicated to the mighty Thor. Learn His family tree, some of his deeds, and a recipe for non-alcoholic mead. The work includes a guided meditation, an invocation, and two prayers.
A Child's Eye View of Wicca
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 8,210. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2011 by Spero Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » New Age » Witchcraft and wicca
A Child's Eye View of Wicca is an excellent introductory course for the children of Wiccan parents as well as those adults (like teachers and babysitters) who will have contact with them. It is written by a former Wiccan(edited for content by several Wiccans) and includes photos of actual ritual activity by a Wiccan group. The work touches on most aspects of Wiccan practice and belief.
Airmid: A Spero Devotional
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 2,330. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2011 by Spero Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » New Age » Witchcraft and wicca
A guide to the modern Heathen or Pagan devotee of the Healing Goddess Airmid, a member of the Irish Tuatha De Danaan. The brief work includes a description of Airmid taken from Irish Myth, along with an original guided meditation, an original invocation to the Goddess, and two original prayers to Her. Finally, a bibliography is included to help the reader learn more.
Poseidon: A Spero Devotional
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 2,880. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2011 by Spero Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » New Age » Witchcraft and wicca
Poseidon is brother to Zeus, Hades, Demeter, and Hera, and rules the Oceans, Earthquakes, and Horses. Not to mention, He has some of the freakiest looking children... In this very short work, you will find Poseidon's family tree, a description of his various misadventures, a guided meditation, an invocation, and two prayers.
Religion Laid Bear
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 70,180. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2011 by Spero Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
(5.00 from 1 review)
A guide for Pagans, Neo-Pagans, and Heathens to the relevance of the Bear Cult to modern life and religious practice. The book traces the remnants of the Paleo-lithic Bear Cult through 50 well known mythological figures and shows how it can make our modern spiritual and physical lives better. It includes a unique solar ritual with many variations.

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