Stefon Mears

Books

Lunar Alchemy
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 62,310. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Fantasy » General
2026. Six decades after magic overthrew technology. Earth's moon, the first place humans settled away from Earth. Where a handful of great families live above the law. Edik Barshai, small time wizard and helioship charter pilot on the brink of ruin. Carl Jones, master duelist caught in the machinations of great families. Together Barshai and Jones discover a creature that may change everything.
The Patron Saint of Necromancers
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 59,590. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Conjure man Heath Cyr plies his gris-gris in the streets of Portland, Oregon, a modern-day nexus for wizards, witches, and stranger things. The Black Book of Saint Cyprian has escaped the Vatican. The true grimoire of the patron saint of necromancers. And Heath Cyr has to find it before it falls into the hands of true evil … his uncle Andre. An Ars Portlandia urban fantasy novel.
Fade to Gold
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 81,830. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Aliens have landed in midtown Manhattan. They claim to seek out planets on the verge of deep space travel and prepare them to join the galactic community. For Charlie Evans – the star blogger known as Evansessence – the alien arrival means canceling his big job interview. Because the aliens will only help Earth if a panel of six humans can pass their tests - a panel that includes Charlie.
Caught Between Monsters
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 80,420. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Monsters hide among the suburbs. Roland McReedy knows because he works for one, under duress. "The Rajah." Roland and his partner Nelson hunt down occult oddities under threat of death for themselves, and worse for their families. Roland and Nelson face the night with only their knives, billy clubs, and wits to protect them. In a world full of monsters how can mere humans survive?
Targeting Telepathy
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 45,400. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Telepathy can’t stop a bullet. Nineteen and home from college, Rick Blackhall starts a great summer vacation. His first chance to enjoy full mastery of his telepathic powers. Only one problem – someone starts killing telepaths. And that someone's coming for Rick. Targeting Telepathy, a fast-paced science fiction thrill ride and the exciting conclusion to The Telepath Trilogy.
With a Broken Sword
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 33,130. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » General
One knight stands between invaders and conquest. His secret mission ended in an ambush. Now Ser Colin awakens on a battlefield under the bodies of his friends, the last knight still alive. And the invaders have seized the town of Three Bridges, with water access to the whole kingdom. How can one lone knight lead a ragtag group of townsfolk to victory over warriors and wizards?
Twice Against the Dragon
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 88,780. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » General
Ten years ago, fledgling wizard Larek failed to slay the dragon Blackflame. Maybe worse, he failed to die heroically. Ten years, mocked and reviled as Larek the Burned, surviving as a near hermit. Now scouts spot Blackflame in Aeralfast once more, so Larek the Burned flees south with two other famous failures – disgraced warrior Dyrra Slow Sword and defrocked healer Sindra the Poisonous.
Between Dawn and Dusk
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 14,270. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Anthologies » Flash fiction
Twenty-two brief stories that you’ll read in a flash, but remember for ages. From fantastical tales of demons, zombies and doppelgangers to serious and silly looks at loss, relationships and personal struggle.
Dead Dog by My Side
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,630. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Summoning the dead can ruin more than your life. Harrison enjoys a picnic lunch with the love of his life until she asks the wrong question. Now Harrison must confess that the dead leave their graves for him. Can their relationship survive the truth about his deepest secret? And if it does, can Harrison handle learning that Sheila has a secret of her own?
When We Come to It
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,900. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Ten years the war with Volsapta has raged on. Too long has Filya the averner been forced to scout when he should be tending horses. Filya sees an easy answer – desert and flee south. But scouting with him is Sir Pytor, who puts honor and loyalty ahead of worries about a mad king....
Bind by the River
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,070. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Exhausted, starving, and out of magic: a terrible way to meet your assassin. When Terlik's horse wanders off at the end of a rare long day's ride, Terlik barely manages a spell to find his steed. Unfortunately he also finds the warrior sent to kill him. She holds secrets and regrets, but clings to her honor: she took the money and Terlik will die – unless he can figure out his way out.
Confronting Legends
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 24,660. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
From Stefon Mears comes a collection of fantasy short stories about legendary creatures, mighty wizards, failed apprentices, fell gods, and determined warriors. Includes “Drinking and Conjuring Don’t Mix,” “Hunt for a New Life,” “Betting on a Legend,” Writers of the Future honorable mention designee “The Curse of Valassa,” and Writers of the Future semi-finalist, “Not That Kind of Wizard."
Betting on a Legend
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,590. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
When you bet on a legend, even winning carries a steep cost. On the strength of a brief glance, a timberman bets that he saw the local legendary monster. But the bets spiral out of control, and now he must lead three friends to find proof or face social and financial ruin. Worse, the supernatural truth he finds might destroy his town’s way of life.
Immoral Telepathy
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 108,300. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
New telepath Rick Blackhall's off at Berkeley for his first semester of college, with his best friend and high school crush hundreds of miles away. Huge classes, dorm life, and now he meets a clique of telepaths who freely read and control others. Will Rick hold to his morals against their seductive philosophies? Or will his code of ethics lead him to clash with more powerful minds?
Sleight of Mind
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 112,340. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Fantasy » General
Six decades after magic overthrew technology. Venus. Recently settled. As wild and untamed as the space between there and Earth. John Jacobs, the last helioship captain old enough to remember technology, risks his fading health for the opportunity to command the first commercial flight to Venus.But powerful forces move against them, and survival will press Donal to fight a duel he can only lose.
Hunt for a New Life
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,340. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Not all legends are monstrous. After failing as an apprentice wizard, the Count’s second son dreads his options: priesthood or the king’s wars. But he spies in the forest a creature out of legend, and plans to trap it – a bride price fit for the crown princess. A better fate than he dares hope. The hunt takes him deeper into the forest, and brings him face to face with something greater: destiny.
Not That Kind of Wizard
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,830. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Execution by Promotion? The king rewarded Harkin’s tactical maneuver with a promotion, good men, and a dangerous task: escort one old man, on foot, behind enemy lines. Only a wizard would merit such risk, but the charming old man refuses every request for a spell with a smile and a shake of his head. Harkin may prove himself on this assignment, if he survives learning the truth...
Sudden Death
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 14,660. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
They framed him ... to save him? Ramirez came home from work to a beer, a sit-com, and the messy corpse of his neighbor. Dead in his shower. Killed by a distinctive kitchen knife. With the evidence mounting against him, Ramirez flees the Bay Area and runs straight into a web of conspiracy and counter-conspiracy. How can Ramirez overcome the goals and philosophies of groups that manipulate society?
On the Edge of Faerie: A Modern Fairy Tale Novella
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 22,550. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales
Carteho, a small town along the coast of Northern California. A town not on any map, even in this age of satellites and GPS. Janet's beloved mysterious uncle died suddenly. Now she owns a house in this 'Caterho.' Of course she drags her best friend to go see it over spring break. But the supernatural truth she finds in Carterho will change her life forever...
Uncle Stone Teeth and Other Macabre Poems
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 2,700. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
From the devious mind of Stefon Mears comes a short collection of twisted tales told through poetry. From set forms such as sestina and ottava rima to free verse, Stefon spins stories of witchcraft, zombies, horror-movie slashers, and the titular folk monster, Uncle Stone Teeth.
Not Wisely but Too Well
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,640. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Ghost, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Horror
Jeff had his best day of summer vacation come to an abrupt halt: the accident. Now no more soccer, no more bike tag, no more fun, but he doesn’t understand why. Perhaps re-living the day will help...
Surviving Telepathy
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 53,520. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
If their minds don't kill me...I may become a monster. The perfect grad night kiss with the girl of my dreams. Then her ex- had to go and clock me. With the whole graduating class watching... I woke up in the hospital a week later -- reading the thoughts of everyone around me. Now I can't stop.
Drinking & Conjuring Don't Mix
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,220. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
“Hold my ancient tome and watch this…” Only Perry would bind a familiar spirit into a chalkboard. And only Perry would try to impress a friend by conjuring a spirit of deception while drunk. Now that spirit runs loose in the Count’s keep, and the two wizards must trap and bind the spirit – if they can find it. And time runs short. Once it adapts to their world it will summon its kin....
The Curse of Valassa
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,960. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The Pestilence, god of plagues, curses a small village. His dire priest ruins the fields, fouls the water, and transforms innocent villagers into rancid ghouls who crave human flesh. Enter two farmers, displaced by years spent fighting their baron’s war. They escort a priest of the Green Lord who might cure the village, if they can first brave the afflicted and overcome the deadly plague master.
Magician's Choice
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 79,710. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Fantasy » General
2025. Six decades after magic overthrew technology. Courier-wizard Donal Cuthbert barely lands on the red dirt of Mars before people try to kill him. Rival corporations, willing to kill over his delivery. Donal escapes a spaceport explosion and plunges into a world of corporate espionage where even his beautiful liaison might be a deadly enemy.

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