Edward W. Robertson

Biography

A 30-year-old former New Yorker and Idaho-guy, Ed currently lives in the LA area, where he works as a sci-fi/fantasy writer, movie critic, web writer, and freelancer. His short fiction has appeared in a dozen different magazines online and in print.

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Books

The Black Star
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Series: The Cycle of Arawn, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 213,840. Language: American English. Published: January 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
The Chainbreakers' War freed the norren. Won independence for Narashtovik. And drove a rift between Dante and Blays that may never be mended. Three years later, Blays seeks to dethrone the king who killed the love of his life. Meanwhile, Dante hunts for the Black Star, a long-lost item capable of making wishes real—but if the king finds it first, Narashtovik will be annihilated.
The Great Rift
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Series: The Cycle of Arawn, Book 2. Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 196,720. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Five years ago, young sorcerer Dante Galand and his friend Blays averted war against their new homeland. Ever since, they've been repaying their debts, arming and training the nomadic norren people in preparation for rebellion against Gask, the empire that enslaves them. But Dante's quest for a legendary weapon exposes their plans far too early--and Gask marches to war on the outnumbered tribes.
Knifepoint
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Series: Breakers, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 122,160. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
(5.00)
Raina was just a girl when the plague came. She survived. Her parents didn't. As civilization fell, she took to the ruins of Los Angeles. After two years alone, she's found and adopted by a fisherman and his wife. But her makeshift family is short-lived. A conquerer named Karslaw executes her father and takes her mother captive. Raina will stop at nothing to free her mom--and to have her revenge.
Outcome
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Series: Breakers. Price: Free! Words: 27,000. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
(2.50)
Ellie Colson is the only one who believes in the end of the world. As an agent of the Department of Advance Analysis, she's one of a handful of people who knows about the spread of a new virus—one she believes will wipe out mankind. With her bosses in denial, she flies to New York to get her ex-fiance Chip to safety. But he's already been quarantined—and so has his adopted daughter.
Melt Down
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Series: Breakers, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 127,590. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
In Idaho, Ness Hook is run out of his mom's house by his bullying brother Shawn. In Redding, Tristan Carter is about to graduate college. Jobless, she'll have to move back in with her parents. Ness soon discovers his best friend dead of disease. The pandemic quickly burns through the country. But the plague is just the first step--and with the world in ruins, Ness and Tristan may make easy prey.
Lightless
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,160. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
When the sun takes 16 years to cross the sky, the night lasts just as long. As twilight approaches, entire kingdoms must scramble to stay ahead of the lasting darkness and the creatures that live there. It's easy for things to go missing in the chaos--such as the king's daughter. It's Chief Tracker Vickory Carroway's job to find her before she's lost to the darkness forever.
Breathe for Me
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Price: Free! Words: 5,160. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
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Dormun is a wizard--a very poor one. When he's enslaved in the jungle, he's able to do little more than entertain the other workers with moving illusions. But with his friends succumbing to sickness and exhaustion, he must find a way to free them before the jungle claims them all.
Breakers
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Series: Breakers, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 103,030. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
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In New York, Walt Lawson is about to lose his girlfriend Vanessa. In Los Angeles, Raymond and Mia James are about to lose their house. Within days, none of it will matter. A flu strikes the Earth, nearly wiping out humanity completely. Just as the few survivors begin to adapt, they learn virus that ended humanity wasn't created by humans--it was sent from space. And the conquerers are here.
When We Were Mutants & Other Stories
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,990. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
A collection of 8 of Edward W. Robertson's sci-fi and fantasy stories. Six have been published elsewhere, including "All Man's Children" and "The Werewolf of Narashtovik" in Reflection's Edge. Other stories include "Steve Kendrick's Disease" and "When We Were Mutants," the post-apocalyptic tale of a young mutant named Miles and his quest to save his dying wife. Approximately 50,000 words.
The Battle for Moscow, Idaho & Other Stories
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,460. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
A collection of six of Edward W. Robertson's sci-fi and horror stories. Along with two new works, previously published stories include "The Battle for Moscow, Idaho," "Death Among the Grasseaters," "The Magic Taco Wagon," and "The Inspiration of Philocrates," a steampunk-hued Aether Age tale of a cold war between ancient Greece and Egypt. Approximately 24,000 words long.
The White Tree
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Series: The Cycle of Arawn, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 154,180. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
16-year-old Dante is obsessed with the nether, the powerful magic of the death god Arawn. But when he finds a copy of the god's holiest book, he comes under attack from Arawn's believers. With the help of the nether and a loudmouthed bodyguard named Blays, Dante escapes into the wilds. But Arawn's army is ready to march from the shadows. And Dante may be the only one who can stop them.
The Zombies of Hobbiton: A Martian Love Story
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,440. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
For the settlers of Mars, the underground tunnels of Hobbiton protect them from the airless cold. But when a zombie outbreak hits the city, the survivors have nowhere to run. Doane and his friends take refuge inside a sealed dome--but when Doane gets a call from his little brother, he'll have to head back into the tunnels. The Zombies of Hobbiton is a 24,000-word novella.

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