Alfred D. Byrd

Biography

I'm a graduate of Hazel Park High School, Hazel Park MI, and I've earned a B. S. in Medical Technology at Michigan State University and an M. S. in Microbiology at the University of Kentucky.

My interests are Christian theology and history, Civil War history, science fiction, and fantasy. I've published a number of works, in prose or in epic verse, on these subjects.

A number of my works are available from Amazon and other major on-line book distributors. I've also sold four short stories or novellas to science fiction or fantasy anthologies.

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Books

Egypt's Light
By Alfred D. Byrd
Price: Free! Words: 3,270. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2011. Category: Fiction
(5.00 from 1 review)
Relive the mystery and the magic of Ancient Egypt. Witness the creation of the Gift of the Nile amid the primeval waters and the struggle of the gods to bring kingship to the land. Follow the triumphs and the tragedies of Pharaohs, priests, and people as they built wonders that dazzle us today -- wonders of which only ruins remain. Relive a life that will dazzle the world as long as humans endure.
The Bible's Hidden Years
By Alfred D. Byrd
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,010. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
Do you feel lost in time and space when you read the Bible? This work guides you through God's Word from Abraham to the apostles. Here, you will find the lost years between Malachi and Matthew when life changed radically for God's people. Learn of the world in which Jesus and His apostles lived and worked, and of how that world shapes the one in which we still strive to serve God.
Daughter of Orion
By Alfred D. Byrd
Price: Free! Words: 55,350. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2011. Category: Fiction
A refugee from a doomed planet, Mira must learn to be Belle, a normal earth-girl -- or as normal a girl as she can be with powers of body and of mind that she develops as she grows into her teens. As she deals with her life's strangeness, she must learn how to obey three commands given her: "Remember the Homeworld, perpetuate the People,and save the Earth."
Bloodscribe: The Changer
By Alfred D. Byrd
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,250. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2011. Category: Fiction
Seeking tales of the supernatural, graduate student Willis learns more than he bargained for when he is Changed into a vampire. Now, he must adapt to a new, terrifying life while he struggles to cling to his old life. In the background lurks his Changer, ever moved by mischief and by vengeance. Only if the Changer dies can Willis hope to live.
Wesle's Tale
By Alfred D. Byrd
Price: Free! Words: 4,210. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2011. Category: Fiction
An epic of UFO's in Anglo-Saxon times. Wesle the Weakling, a hapless herdsman watching the woman he loves about to become a warrior's wife, seizes a chance for change when star-men come in a shining shield-ship to carry out a cattle-raid. Roswell meets Beowulf? Also contains the short poem, "The Gold's Dragon." Cover composed by Helen E. Davis

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