Shaun Kilgore

Biography

SHAUN KILGORE is the author of various works of fantasy, science fiction, and a number of nonfiction works. His books appear in both print and ebook editions. He has also published numerous short stories and collections. Shaun lives in eastern Illinois with his family. Visit www.shaunkilgore.com for more information.

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Books

Death's Generosity
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,610. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2011 by Founders House Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Death has a strange sense of generosity. For one man a somber visit to a beloved teacher's funeral brings up a flood of emotions and makes him question the fairness of life and the endless ambiguities of death itself. He discovers only one solace: in relationships with the living and the memories he has of those who have gone. Death's Generosity is a short story of reflection.
Inheritance
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,140. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2011 by Founders House Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Lord Calder, a nobleman of the beleaguered kingdom Dunmorda, is drawn into a religious controversy by the enigmatic young woman Mira. Brought before a tribunal, Calder tries to protect the woman. In his way are radical elements in the government including fellow Entitled Lords, Jerras and Nothma. With war and a missing king shaking the stability of the kingdom, Calder will pay a terrible price.
Not A Chance
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,380. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2011 by Founders House Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
It is not a Merry Christmas for Benny Corelli. He is facing the wrath of a mob boss who wants him to pay his debt. Benny has refused and now his has been targeted by strong arm, Tony Costello—who also happens to be a childhood friend. With his life threatened, Benny tries to get away from Tony, running through the snowy streets on Christmas Eve. What will Benny do?
True Calling
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,250. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2011 by Founders House Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Even with a successful career in advertising, Richard Cassidy isn't happy. He feels like he hasn't fulfilled his calling in life. With a big presentation looming, Richard considers the direction he has been going and flees. Reaching the roof of his advertising firm, Richard inches towards the edge. When he makes the leap something amazing happens and Richard embraces his true calling, finally!
Moonlight
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,940. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2011 by Founders House Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Charged with providing food for his clan, Geven of Watcherwood enters woods along the River Marn, a haven for deep dark magic. He chases a great white stag and comes face to face with the legendary Fairies, and encounters the alluring Fairy Princess Loriana. Geven is confronted by the Fairy King Alesand with glory and power. But is there something more sinister at work?
The Swordsmen Of Calabray
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,810. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2012 by Founders House Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Wandering and adventure-loving warriors Donataldo and Kenroy receive a desperate request from a nobleman’s servant whose master is being held captive by a band of mercenaries. Drawn by the fight and a chance to get even with an enemy from the past, the Donataldo and Kenroy journey to the city of Calabray.
Land Of Broken Dreams
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,040. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2012 by Founders House Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
James Donavan is nobody special. He works as a computer tech in Champaign, Illinois. He spends his nights watching cable television news into the late hours. He watches and passively observes events of the day. The day comes when the turmoil inflicting the United States bursts into the open and a series of deadly terrorist attacks leave the country reeling. James' world comes unraveled.
A Previous Engagement
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,260. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2012 by Founders House Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Writer Douglas Finch has achieved a new level of success as an author of bestselling books. His agent wants him to talk to Hollywood. A young woman named Abby Simpson moves in across the street making him rethink his solitary writer's life. Flying back from a meeting in Los Angeles, his plane nearly crashes. Other electronic failures and power outages wreak havoc in the city searching for Abby.
Agent Of Change
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,850. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2012 by Founders House Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
As a secret agent, what do you do if an alien invasion happens while the President of The United States is giving a fundraising speech? Agent Jack Ramsey has little choice but to flee for the sake of the President even while a orb rains down destruction on the city. Ramey must make an extraordinary decision.
The Fall Of The Witch-King
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,220. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2012 by Founders House Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Battling along the walls of the besieged city of Hanbare alongside its soldiers, the warrior Fendreg of Senagra, leads a desperate standoff with the supernatural and mortal armies of Argrell, the witch-king of Devenar. Pushed to the limits when the city fall, Fendreg makes his way to the camps of the witch-king with one purpose in mind: the end his abominable reign.
Ghosts Of America
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,170. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2012 by Founders House Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Robert Harris has endured the loss of his wife and his only son. He's faced the decline of the United States and banded together the people of his small Illinois town to eek out a satisfying existence with less. Then a politician comes to town proclaiming the return of "American exceptionalism." Robert Harris wants nothing to do with it.
Five Stories: Volume One
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 16,970. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2012 by Founders House Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Adventure » General
Five Stories: Volume One is the first collection of short stories by author Shaun Kilgore. Stories include: "True Calling," "Not A Chance," "Inheritance," "Death's Generosity," and "Moonlight."
Five Stories: Volume Two
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 26,660. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2012 by Founders House Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Five Stories: Volume Two is a collection of short stories by author Shaun Kilgore. Stories included: "Land Of Broken Dreams," "The Fall Of The Witch-King," "Agent Of Change," "The Swordsmen Of Calabray," and "Ghosts Of America."
Whispers In The Dark
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,460. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2012 by Founders House Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
After the creatures known as the daguar attack them, Christopher Saint and his companion Jen prepare to flee once again. It is nothing new for Saint who has been hounded by the supernatural for years. Struggling to escape his destiny, will Jen become a sacrifice that sends him down that grim path?
On The Path: Lessons From A Freelance Writer
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 26,590. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2012 by Founders House Publishing LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
On The Path: Lessons From A Freelance Writer is a short book that shares some of the knowledge, tips, and experiences of a freelance writer. It is a good resource for beginners and veteran writers alike who might like find something valuable from a professional writer further down the path.
The Oracle Of Sadeer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,850. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2012 by Founders House Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Intrigued by the ruins of an ancient castle perched above her small village, young Nabbeth breaks the rule and ventures inside. There she encounters the fabled Oracle of Sadeer who shows her a terrible future. What will Nabbeth do? And will she be too late?
Chasing Demons
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,630. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2012 by Founders House Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Agnes Panetti had dedicated her life to the eradication of the things that go bump in the night, the monsters, vampires, and zombies that lurk in the shadows. But is her thirst for vengeance enough to face what is coming? Confronted with the truth, will Agnes do what must be done or will she be consumed by her own dark quest?
The Shaldar's Pride
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,740. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2012 by Founders House Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Draw into a battle he had not sought, Fendreg, the Warrior of Senagra, lends his fighting skills to aid the plight of nomadic Kelvana against the deadly encroachments of the Shaldar. Bringing his knowledge to bear, the pilgrim warrior leads scores of the Kelvana against their enemies. Will they triumph?
Five Stories: Volume Three
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 29,270. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2012 by Founders House Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Five Stories: Volume Three is a collection of short stories by author Shaun Kilgore. Stories included: "A Previous Engagement," "The Oracle Of Sadeer," "Chasing Demons," "The Shaldar's Pride," and "Whispers In The Dark."
A Perilous Fight
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,160. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2012 by Founders House Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
When reconnaisance agent Lieutenant Nathan James returns with news of Separatist movements in the ruins of Philadelphia, elite military unit, Ultra Force Seven, is deployed in the bombed out suburbs. Their mission is simple: push out the rebels and reclaim Philadelphia for the reorganized state of Pennsylvania.
Cries Of The Faithless
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 164,030. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2012 by Founders House Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Maric, a patreydan priest, hears a voice from heaven and is given a prophetic vision of a coming savior, a prophet-king called Davion destined to crush the darkness of Mor'Demas, the Rejecter. Following his murder, his pupil, a young man named Bram Duighrain, is sent on a journey fraught with dangers both natural and demonic. Joined by others, Bram's fate may be tied to the fate of the world.
Helioclypse
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 24,330. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2012 by Founders House Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
With graduation coming up, Bobby Churchill is interested in only one thing: moving in with his dad and starting over. Then an act of courage changes everything. Bobby is thrust into a new world where superhuman abilities exist and he possesses incredible power. What will he do now?
The Cursed King
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 28,940. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2012 by Founders House Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Fresh from a battle, Fendreg, the Senagran, encounters a blind wizard on the road. Before he knows it, the warrior is drawn into a desperate quest to break a dark curse placed on the king of Noria and stop the undead sorceress Kayessa from rising from the dead and wreaking havoc across the kingdoms of men. Will Fendreg turn the tide?
A Kingdom Of Shadows
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 78,100. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2012 by Founders House Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Alan Serandos plans to win the great contest. The prize is the hand of Princess Mariel and a place in the royal family. Meanwhile dark forces have plotted to disrupt the contest and by doing so threaten to topple the kingdom of Calos. An ancient pact will be broken and Mariel will find herself a pawn in a greater game of noble houses and malevolent magic.
The Darkness Of The Deep
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 64,150. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2014 by Founders House Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Printer's apprentice, Caulen Mathersby is fleeing for his life. In a desperate bid for safety, he sneaks aboard the Morning Star, a ship departing the city of Luthenaris. Branded a runaway servant, Caulen must evade capture at the hands of the bounty hunter Val Benlock while also coming to grips with strange powers he can barely understand. When offered freedom, he may pay a heavy price.
Other Realms: Volume One
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 45,020. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2014 by Founders House Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Other Realms: Volume One is the first book in a new series that collects original short fiction by fantasy and sci-fi author Shaun Kilgore. In this volume, ten new tales will send you to far off fantasy worlds filled with magic, adventure, and the games of noble houses and the plights of brave warriors.
Death To The Messenger
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,800. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2015 by Founders House Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Rebellion has come to the land of Kerat. The warlord, Ben-fejan, has seized total control. Kaden, a lone Corikai messenger, has been sent on a desperate race to seek aid from the benevolent Lord Senevalt. But he is being hunted. And his failure to spell disaster for Kerat. Will Jasa succeed?
The Beast Of Mern
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,530. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2015 by Founders House Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Lured by peddler's tales of strange, unexplainable murders and talk of monsters lurking in the forests of Mern, the roguish adventurer Averess can't help but get involved in the mystery. With the help of a witch named Eliza Cren, he faces two enemies: one all too human, the other the so-called "Beast of Mern."
The Traitor
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,620. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2015 by Founders House Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Jassa, an elite soldier in an imperial army bent on conquest, has had enough of the bloodshed and violence. Now that they are preparing to move against a Keshati warlord named Sekatas who's been hindering their progress through the territory, Jassa see a chance to end it. But his choice has a cost. He will be known as...the traitor.
Winds Of Fate
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,540. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2015 by Founders House Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Enslaved in the mines of the cruel Denarth, Tolly had known only despair and humiliation. In desperation, he fled his captors and scaled an impossible height - the only means of escape. Once out, he runs, but will Tolly regain his freedom and find his way home?
Stormborn's Debt
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 46,670. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2015 by Founders House Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Brandin Stormborn, a demigod, a living legend and hero of the realms, returns to Belandria to face judgment for crimes committed against its people, but a chance meeting with a young woman leads him into a battle against a menacing creature called Oracandus who has been terrorizing the citizens of Ravenhold.
The Prophet's Return
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,940. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2015 by Founders House Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A man found at verge of death in the high mountain passes of the Teeth of Almara is given refuge in an isolated monastery. Chadwick, a priest, is intrigued by the stranger and the evocative words he speaks, words like those of a prophet. The man called Dorian Caladrian proves Chadwick's assumptions. After a long sojourn beyond the mountains he has returned with a world-shattering message.
A Reckoning
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,170. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2015 by Founders House Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A tenuous peace rules the imperial city of Paradesh after the empire's collapse. A Senate rules and Kathius, one of the senators and a child of the old nobilty, works hard to secure new freedoms for his people, but there are those who desire the return of the empire and they mean to act. When city is attacked Kathius must to survive so he can prevent the republic's destruction.
The Risen Queen
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,270. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2015 by Founders House Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Called to a remote cavern high in the Perelin Mountains, a young priest named Newell finds others waiting. Newell is needed to enact a ritual to awaken the spirit of their dark queen, the sorceress Athara, who was condemned to imprisonment long ago. He does not know the ghastly sacrifice that must be made for Athara to walk in the flesh once again.
The Ruling
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,380. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2015 by Founders House Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Caraland's king is dead, but a Queen Evalayne has lost her husband and the father of her only child. Struggling with her loss, the queen must still act in the best interests of her people. A council is convened. Its business has consequences for the realm. Evalayne's daughter is the heir and must be protected at all costs. With the king's advisors, the queen confers a powerful ruling.
Oathsworn
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,020. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2015 by Founders House Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Memories of treachery and betrayal still haunt Landon. His family torn apart, his father and brother sent away to some faraway prison, he is about to receive another blow. While toiling in a rock quarry for the local nobility, he receives a visitor: his brother-in-law, Bendri, has arrived. His mother is dying. The journey home will affirm his desire for vengeance.
Midwinter Light
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,880. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2015 by Founders House Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
In the depths of the long midwinter night young Mara waits in the tents with the members of her tribe. Celebrations and rituals are underway to usher in the end of winter's darkness and welcome the light of the sun. But not all is well. Her mother has sickened and her end nears. Lessons of life and death and the hope of new birth are revealed to Mara.

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