Todd Maternowski

Biography

Born in Madison, Wisconsin, Todd studied Ancient Near Eastern religion and early Judeo-Christianity at the University of Chicago before heading into the real world. He has since worked as a ballroom dance instructor, bass player, mediator, credit specialist, art preparator, janitor, journalist, copy editor, armored car money counter, mambo dancer and satirist. He lives in Dallas, Texas with his hyper-creative wife and two tiny terrors.

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Books

Exmortus III: Tombs in Chorus
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 113,050. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
After accidentally unleashing the Apocalypse, Ash Xavier finds himself in a tough spot. After all, what can one man and two baby girls do against a vast army of unkillable beasts led by the Son of God? In TOMBS, Ash finds himself on a dark and twisted journey in which he becomes both hunter and prey, victor and vanquished, lord and criminal.
Exmortus II: Temples Diabolic
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 96,670. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Abandoned by his family, his friends and his god, Ash Xavier finds himself utterly alone in a hostile world. Holding a mysterious key that may unlock the gates of Hell itself, Ash must choose whether to do the honorable thing and sacrifice his life for humanity's survival —or to embark on a mad quest for the woman he loves, a mysterious beauty that may be entirely a product of his imagination.
Exmortus
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Price: Free! Words: 107,010. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
The holy men of Exmortus Abbey have unearthed a terrible evil. To save their floundering faith, they dug up an artifact of immense power —and unleashed the demon avatar of long-dead gods.
Golem
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Price: Free! Words: 5,190. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
(4.00 from 3 reviews)
Zev, a student from a Midwestern college, is in Prague for his friend's bachelor party. Having heard the story while shopping at the Synagogue's gift shop, Zev decides that he must break into the attic and see the legendary Golem of Prague for himself. What he finds, however, is something completely unexpected...
Cultic
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Price: Free! Words: 4,480. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
An up-and-coming professor of mystery religions and the occult performs a Tarot divination on himself at the urging of his students -- and finds he will be murdered within the next three days.
The Moment
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Price: Free! Words: 1,700. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2011. Category: Fiction » Christian » Short stories
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
A father and his daughter huddle together in a church basement, trying to survive the final five minutes before the Rapture.

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  • Apocalypse Rising on July 15, 2012

    An excellent read, a mixture of Wings of Desire with Good Omens and a little Hellboy thrown in. Plenty of mythological/fantastic elements to chew on, and memorable characters that go beyond the standard cardboard cut-outs of good and evil.