David Alastair Hayden

Biography

David Alastair Hayden scribbles and podcasts tales of fantasy adventure for young and adult readers.

He lives in Alabama, along with his delightful wife and three lovely cats.

David studied history, literature, and religion at the University of Alabama. He practices Yang Taijiquan, and he enjoys playing and designing roleplaying games.

David is also an avid collector of vintage manual typewriters, mostly from the 1950's. All his new fiction is now composed on these machines.

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Books

The Shadowed Manse
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Series: The Arthur Paladin Chronicles, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 38,500. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2014 by Typing Cat Press typingcatpress@gmail.com. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Legends, Myths, Fables / Arthurian
Abandoned by his family … trapped in a house of shadows … destined for more than 7th grade math. Arthur Paladin doesn’t fit in. Not at home, and not at school where the teachers think he’s trouble and the other kids think he’s a freak. But every night he dreams about learning amazing things, the sort of things you need to know to save the world.
The Maker's Brush (Storm Phase Interlude 1)
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Series: Storm Phase. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,680. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2013 by Typing Cat Press typingcatpress@gmail.com. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
(This novelette takes place after the final battle in The Storm Dragon's Heart.) Unlike her famous brother Turesobei, who will one day become their clan's next high wizard, or Iniru, his assassin girlfriend, Enashoma's destiny is to marry a noble of her mother's choosing and host teas for the rest of her life. This is decidedly not the future she dreams of. But then she gets a chance at adventure.
The Forbidden Library (Storm Phase Book 3)
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Series: Storm Phase, Book 3. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 111,490. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2013 by Typing Cat Press typingcatpress@gmail.com. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
Turesobei may have saved the world, but has he doomed everyone he loves? Trapped in a strange and dangerous land, Turesobei must find a way to get his sister and his friends home. But Awasa, his aristocratic fiancé, has been twisted into a mad and monstrous creature by dark magic. Now she leads an army of demons, but she still only wants one thing — him.
Lair of the Deadly Twelve
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Series: Storm Phase, Book 2. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 86,400. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2013 by Typing Cat Press typingcatpress@gmail.com. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
A teenage wizard burdened with a mysterious destiny, a cat-girl ninja he can't help but fall for, and a bat-winged daemon that doubles as a diary embark on a journey of self-discovery in a world teeming with monsters and magic. Perfect for fans of Percy Jackson and Avatar: the Last Airbender, this enchanting Asian-inspired fantasy series delivers fast-paced adventure for readers young and old.
Who Walks in Flame
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Price: Free! Words: 15,360. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2013 by Typing Cat Press typingcatpress@gmail.com. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
An air-pistol-wielding priestess battles a sorcerous witch-king and a giant, flaming monster in this this sword & sorcery short story of truly epic proportions. A Tales of Pawan Kor book.
Chains of a Dark Goddess
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Price: $4.79 USD. Words: 94,770. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2013 by Typing Cat Press typingcatpress@gmail.com. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Betrayed by friends and abandoned by his goddess…Back from the dead and hellbent on saving his beloved. David Alastair Hayden returns to the exotic land of Pawan Kor, first seen in Wrath of the White Tigress, with this seductive epic of swords and sorcery in the tradition of Brent Weeks, Robin Hobb, Michael Moorcock, and David Gemmell. Reader Advisory: This book may not suitable for YA readers.
The Storm Dragon's Heart (Storm Phase Book 1)
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Series: Storm Phase, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 85,820. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2011 by Typing Cat Press typingcatpress@gmail.com. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
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A teenage wizard burdened with a mysterious destiny, a cat-girl ninja he can't help but fall for, and a bat-winged daemon that doubles as a diary embark on a journey of self-discovery in a world teeming with monsters and magic. Perfect for fans of Percy Jackson and Avatar: the Last Airbender, this enchanting Asian-inspired fantasy series delivers fast-paced adventure for readers young and old.
Wrath of the White Tigress
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Price: $4.79 USD. Words: 92,420. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2011 by Typing Cat Press typingcatpress@gmail.com. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
He thought he was a hero. She showed him the truth. Now he'll do anything to stop the man who made him a monster. In the tradition of ­­Michael Moor­cock, David Gemmell, and Glen Cook, Wrath of the White Tigress delivers a thrilling tale sword & sorcery fans will love. Reader Advisory: This book may not suitable for readers of young adult fiction. The Tales of Pawn Kor can be read in any order.

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