Erik Schubach

Biography

I got my start writing romance novels by accident. I have always been drawn to strong female characters in books, like Honor Harrington. And I also believe that there is a lack of LGBT characters in media. So one day I came up with a story idea that combines the two... two days later I completed the manuscript for Music of the Soul.

My writing style may not be the most professional nor grammatically correct, but I never profess to be an English major, just a person that wants to share a story. I maintain that my primary language is sarcasm.

Each of my books features strong likeable female characters that are flawed. I think that flaws and emotional or physical scars make us human and give us more character than simply conforming to some "social norm".

I have also started a SciFi series, The Valkyrie Chronicles which features a Valkyrie, Kara, who was left behind on Earth five thousand years ago to help the Asgard race escape the onslaught of the Ragnarok horde. With the aid of a human, Kate, she holds the line in battle to herald the return of the Asgard!

If you like magic, paranormal romance and witches, then my new series Fracture might tickle your fancy. In the first book Fracture: Divergence, Alex King must stop magic from destroying reality. The problem is that Alex must solve the case in parallel universes where in one Alex is male and female in the other.

There is even a modern shapeshifter paranormal series, Drakon. Featuring a fiery Irish woman with a sharp wit and sharper temper who finds out she is a dragon of legend.

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Books

Ella: Cinders and Ash
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,290. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
Drawn to Seattle by the pull of black magics, Ella brings her wrath. A trail of blood and violence left in her wake. By chance, Parker Devareau, meets Ella while rushing home to get behind the safety of her Full Moon Bars on a full moon night. Parker can see, hear and feel things that no ordinary person can.
Techromancy Scrolls: Adept
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 112,840. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
Almost three thousand years after an extinction level event on Earth, mankind seeks to regain its former glory, in a new world where magic and technology collide. Laney Herder, a commoner in the realm of Wexbury, finds herself thrust into the world of nobles & knights. At the side of her Lady Celeste, Knight of the Realm, she goes on an epic adventure to become more than a simple chicken farmer.
London Harmony: Roctoberfest
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 56,960. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
Kacy Green is at a point in her life where she feels she needs to act more mature and get her own place instead of crashing at her various band mates flats as she has done for ten years since she ran away from a bad situation at home when she was fifteen. Things really click for her and for the band. London Harmony is hosting the biggest battle of the bands the world has ever witnessed.
Snow: The White Crow
Series: Urban Firytales. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,260. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Fantasy, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
In need of location or rescue outside of the walled cities in a werewolf infested world? Gretta Snow, Recovery Specialist & Wolf Hunter, is the woman to call. Her ability with weapons and combat are just as formidable as Her magics and supernatural connection to nature. With officer Rachel Paige at her side, she stands with the Red Hood & her hellhound against some of the darkest gypsy witches.
London Harmony: Feel the Beat
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 55,260. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Abigail suffers from two conditions that allow her to experience the world around her in such a unique manner that she can literally see and feel the music around her. On a chance meeting at a music repair shop, she meets a tinker, Isabelle, who is unlike anyone she has ever met. Together, they work to get Abi's unique music noticed. (London Harmony is a spinoff of the Music of the Soul books.)
Red Hood: The Hunt
Series: Urban Firytales. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 54,910. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
A third of the world's population are cursed to become werewolves on the full moon, and walled cities like Seattle protect the Clean Bloods. People like Detective Daria McQueen stand at the gates of the city to stand against the packs of wolves, three nights a month. Daria herself is saved by a Wolf Hunter she had believed to be nothing but an urban legend, the Red Hood, Maireni Damaschin.
London Harmony: Water Gypsy
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 54,520. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Tabitha Romanov lives on the river Thames in the heart of London, on a rundown grain barge. Teresa McClellan is a consummately professional business woman who is the headmistress at a Music Conservatoire. Two complete opposites, oblivious of the other until Teresa catches Tabitha eavesdropping on classes in her school. (London Harmony is a spinoff of the Music of the Soul books.)
The Bridge: Traitor
Series: The Bridge. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 54,240. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
There is discord in the supernatural world in Cincinnati when the Trolls find there is a traitor in their ranks and Evangeline Kane is the prime suspect. A rift in the ranks of the city's champions is formed that threatens to descend into rebellion. On the run from the sentinels of the city, the Triumvirate, and the mortal police. Evangeline must fight against time to clear her name.
Dead Shot
Series: Music of the Soul. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 53,350. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
McKenzie is a soldier and her girlfriend, Katie, is a contractor with the United Nations peacekeeping force. McKenzie's squad has named her Dead Shot for her uncanny ability with weapons. When her unit is ambushed, will her skills be enough? This is set in the same world as Music of the Soul but is a standalone book.
The Valkyrie Chronicles: Titans
Series: Valkyrie Chronicles. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 53,830. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
The Valkyrie and the Asgard must contend with an enemy unlike any they have faced before. Kara comes up against an enemy she does not know how to confront. Her brute force fighting skills are useless against this new enemy, and she must match wits with the Titan leader in a battle of wills. Surprises abound and awkward alliances are formed.
June
Series: Music of the Soul. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 53,880. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Romance » General
The daughter of Mandy Fay Harris is all grown up and like her mother, is a force of nature. She is ready to come into her own and take London by storm. She never expected what what she would find while searching for a scout in New York for her music label and the new relationships she would form. This is set in the same world as Music of the Soul but is a standalone book.
The Bridge: Trolls
Series: The Bridge. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 57,510. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
Evangeline Kane is thrust into a world and a role she never asked for. She finds herself questioning her sanity as she is bound to a bridge as its Troll when the previous champion died in her arms. The gateway from the Under-Veil to the city of Cincinnati lies unprotected, open to malicious fae intent on chaos and corruption of the mortals that dwell in it, if she does not stand against them.
Lightning Strikes Twice
Series: Music of the Soul, Book 11. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 51,620. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
Returning home to Seattle from a twenty year absence in London... Victoria discovers that time has not erased her feelings for an unrequited love. This is set in the same world as Music of the Soul but is a standalone book.
Drakon: Dragonfall
Series: Drakon, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 51,980. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Romance » General
Myra and Quinn race to find who is behind the mysterious murders of Denver's dragons. They discover too late that Myra is the real target!
Girl Next Door
Series: Music of the Soul, Book 10. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 53,470. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
When it comes to love. Brandye can't see what is right in front of her. A blind artist, Robin, shows her that all relationships are not doomed to end badly, and soulmates are destined to find each other. This is set in the same world as Music of the Soul but is a standalone book.
The Valkyrie Chronicles: Seventy Two Hours
Series: Valkyrie Chronicles, Book 4. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 55,640. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi
Upon news of the destruction of the Ragnarok civilization by the Frost Giants of Jotunheim. The Valkyrie, Kara, and the combined races must prevent the same fate from befalling Folkvangr. The invention of the Bifrost may hold the key to Valhalla's survival. Secrets are revealed and unexpected friendships are formed.
Progeny
Series: Music of the Soul, Book 9. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 52,840. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Romance » General
Everyone knew that Samantha and Abbey were destined to be together. Now if they would only listen.
Drakon: Awakening
Series: Drakon, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 52,660. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
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When Myra discovers that she is one of the myths that she is researching... all hell breaks loose!
Syncopated Rhythm
Series: Music of the Soul, Book 8. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 53,390. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Romance » General
Amber LaLanie burst upon the music scene a decade ago like a ball of fun energy. Her "live for the day" attitude has hid her insecurity and extreme loneliness in the sea of people around her. Then she met a production intern, Kylee, who has a way of drawing out the real Amber that lies within.
The Valkyrie Chronicles: Folkvangr
Series: Valkyrie Chronicles, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 54,160. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
The Asgard have created a new permanent colony on Earth. As Kara and the rest of the Asgard prepare to transition away from Earth... Freya, using trickery, subterfuge, and cobbled together technology, fights for the very survival of the last of the Vanger race on Folkvangr.
Broken Song
Series: Music of the Soul, Book 7. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 56,180. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Romance » General
For almost two decades, Penny ruled the punk rock world. But then it all fell apart when she decided to leave it all behind. Losing her family, her fortune and her fame, what else could happen? Her routine physical answered that for her. She decides to end it all, but stumbles upon a woman, Sandra, who shows her the power of true selflessness and love.
Fracture: Divergence
Series: Fracture, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 52,220. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
One case, two realities. Magic is destroying the fabric of reality and only Alex King can stop it before it is too late. Alex must find the man responsible using both magic and investigative prowess. But confusion reigns as Alex is male in one reality and female in the other.
Five Feet or Less
Series: Music of the Soul, Book 6. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 52,870. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Romance » General
Reese is a programmer and tech geek who was confined to a wheelchair at a young age. Since then she has locked herself away from the outside in her virtual world. Until a chance meeting with an ex-punk rocker girl, Sarah, who teaches her that her world is not defined in five feet or less.
The Valkyrie Chronicles: Bloodlines
Series: Valkyrie Chronicles, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 53,140. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
When a weakness of Valkyrie sight is uncovered, Kara, Kate and an unlikely ally, must race against time to stop a saboteur before Valhalla falls.
Silent Bob
Series: Music of the Soul, Book 5. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 53,410. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
Roberta Valentine used to be a party girl. But that is all over as she searches for a real relationship. She feels her chances slipping away as she moves into her thirties. She has all but given up. Then she meets her main competitor in the outdoor gear business, Blake. That woman slowly weaves her way into Roberta's heart. The biggest obstacle? Blake is straight.
Misadventures of Victoria Davenport: Operation Matchmaker
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,180. Language: American English. Published: July 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Romance » General
In this first short story of Victoria Davenport from A Deafening Whisper, Operation Matchmaker, Vicky is introduced to Oxford and quickly shuffled off campus as not to embarrass the Dean. She finds a new roommate, Candice, and decides it is her duty to find her a boyfriend. Because "I'd so make an awesome matchmaker!" She inadvertently succeeds in her own hyper-loveable fashion.
The Valkyrie Chronicles: Return of the Asgard
Series: Valkyrie Chronicles, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 57,340. Language: American English. Published: July 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General
Kara, A Valkyrie stranded on Earth thousands of years ago who awaits the return of the Asgard. She defends Earth and her home from an invading race alongside an Earth woman, Kate, joins her fight against the invading race, showing as much conviction &valor as any Valkyrie. Their friendship quickly becomes something more as they hold the line on Earth in battle to herald the return of the Asgard.
Karaoke Queen
Series: Music of the Soul, Book 4. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 57,610. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Romance » General
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Skylar hides herself in the shadows because of her disfigurement, but music drives her. She finds the only way of expressing her pain is through song at Karaoke bar competitions. Her rival Kim shows her no quarter, but is there more going on than Skylar believes? Something beautiful?
Dating Game
Series: Music of the Soul, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 55,510. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Romance » General
It started as a game, a bet between a straight and a gay girl. It turned into something more when the lines between the game and their hearts are blurred.
A Deafening Whisper
Series: Music of the Soul, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 53,700. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
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Her afflictions made her an outcast. Living a life of harassment and being labeled a freak. Until the day she met a girl that taught her that each day is a gift.
Music of the Soul
Series: Music of the Soul, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 71,240. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General
The rock world's bad girl has lost herself, and turns her back on music. She discovers love & forgiveness in the most unlikely places.

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