J. W. Cockerill


I grew up in the country so it's no wonder I used it as the inspiration for Valor's home. I began wrting what would become Valor in the summertime when I was 19 and working in Fort McMurray between semesters. I finished the majority of the book the following summer. Many of names of places in the book are taken from actual places in the County of Northumberland - where I grew up. Since its release I have expanded on the series by publishing a second book and a third book. I hope you enjoy reading them as much as I have enjoyed writing them!

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Valor: The Dark Prince
Series: Valor, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 52,440. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
(5.00 from 1 review)
Megan has gone missing. Rumours of an evil wizard abound. Aedra stands on the brink. Led by the Dark Prince, a vast and merciless army marches to destroy the Southern Kingdom. On the verge of doom, new heros will be born and old ones will rise again. Valor must expose himself to the world if he is to unite it against their enemy. Prepare for the rise of Gorgyth. Prepare for the dark world!
Valor: Rise Colossus
Series: Valor, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 67,720. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
(5.00 from 8 reviews)
“Before him stood a mighty dragon, wreathed in black scales with eyes of hatred and jaws to swallow the world.” Valor has returned home, but his adventure is far from over. With his book in hand, he must set out on an arduous quest to cross the perilous Northern Lands of Aedra and reach the vast Atirontackx Mountains. There he must do the impossible: raise the Colossus!
Series: Valor, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 85,980. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
(4.83 from 24 reviews)
There is an ancient myth that tells of two Books of Power. One made by Typherion, creator of the universe. One made by the Dark Lord Gorgyth. Never seen. Never found. They have long been forgotten about by all but a few. In a small, isolated village in the Nothern Lands, a boy named Valor has his quiet life turned upside down when he finds one. But which book is it and who knows he has it?

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