L.A. Wilson

Biography

L.A. Wilson:
independent author of 'The Silurian' series. 7 Books (book 8 and the final of the series is still a work in progress).
That Challenges
the conventional
Arthurian genre novel.
Imaginative creative writer
Iconoclastic
Ever seeking to break the mold of mass produced and formulaic novel construction.

Smashwords Interview

What motivated you to become an indie author?
I became an indie author to follow the LAW: If you want something done well, do it yourself. And this only happened because nearly all of my experiences with online publishers have been bad ones: that is, I'm one of those writers who have truly struggled to be published. For me, the road to get my books, The Silurian series, out to readers has been a genuine battle. So, after being treated like dirt by the online publishers I signed contracts with, I said, No more! The Silurian is far too important to me to just hand over to others to manipulate for their own ends, then eventually, shafting me again. I knew all along that The Silurian was independent writing right from the beginning, and would never fit the requirements of publishers, whether traditional or online.
What are you working on next?
Well, I'm writing the final edition to The Silurian series: King of the Future. This 'book' is actually part two of the final, Last Man to Avalon. Part One is already published, The Wounded Bear. Yet after I have finished King of the Future, I have no idea where to go next. If at all. I've been writing The Silurian now for ten years, and I'm exhausted by the effort, the passion and pain and dedication has worn me out, almost! Yet I get ideas for new books almost every day...
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Where to find L.A. Wilson online


Books

The Silurian, book SEVEN: The Wounded Bear
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Series: The Silurian, Book 7. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 167,950. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
(5.00 from 6 reviews)
The Silurian, book 7, The Wounded Bear. The road to Avalon is paved with death and endings; the advent of a new age that is dark with the fall of Arthur...and Bedwyr fights to the last of his strength to keep his warrior-king alive...
The Silurian Book SIX: The Fox on the Water
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Series: The Silurian, Book 6. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 154,640. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2010. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
THE SILURIAN, BOOK 6: THE FOX on the Water - Arthur is gone from Britain, over the seas to fight for his Armorican allies, and Bedwyr is left behind. Arthur is gone for years, and how long can the Fox stand being separated in this cruel way? Always rebellious, Bedwyr leaves his homeland and barters for passage to Armorica on a Norseman’s long-boat.
The Silurian Book FIVE: Facing the Bear
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Series: The Silurian, Book 5. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 220,770. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2010. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
(5.00 from 1 review)
Here begins Arthur's greatest battle and Britain's greatest victory over the Saxon and Angle alliance as they seek to wipe Arthur's forces from the land. The Angles, led by Arthur's old enemy, the Atheling Colgrin, begin their invasion at Badon Hill, where Colgrin and his force of eight thousand Saxon war-dogs face the Bear's two thousand in their last and devastating conflict.
The Silurian Book FOUR: Bedwyr's Loss
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Series: The Silurian, Book 4. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 148,190. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2010. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Freshly broken from his time in Cadwallon Longhand’s war-host, reunited with Arthur, it is time for the Fox to begin the long journey to regain his place in the Clan Bear – and go to war against the mighty Angle warlord, the Atheling Colgrin.
The Silurian; Book Three: Longhand, White-tooth and The Fox
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Series: The Silurian, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 145,370. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2010. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
(4.80 from 5 reviews)
Taken from the Clan Bear, the Fox is forced into the army of King Cadwallon Llawhir, known as 'Longhand', to fight for the Men of Gwynedd. Longhand needs Bedwyr’s knowledge to help destroy Arthur’s rise to Imperator, for only Bedwyr knows how Arthur fights and wins. And in the army of Longhand, Bedwyr is forced to fight; is abused and imprisoned until the coming of the Bear to free him.
The Silurian, Book Two: Arthur's Army
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Series: The Silurian, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 217,770. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Here begins Arthur’s brilliant and annihilating South Saxon campaign; where he destroys the Saxons of the south coast weald in battle after battle. Yet does he push his cousin, Medraut, too far? Traitors begin to arise from within the ranks of his army as he takes his warriors to the limits of their endurance.
The Silurian Book One The Fox and The Bear
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Series: The Silurian, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 259,360. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2008. Category: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
(4.83 from 12 reviews)
Hundreds of years ago in a land ravaged by fierce clans, where only the strongest survive...a Legend of the People was born. From the historic tales of King Arthur comes a raw, riveting and passionate series of novels by author L.A. Wilson, who breathes fresh new life into this spell-binding story. Told in first-person by Bedwyr...the person closest to Arthur's heart.

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