M P Ericson

Biography

M P Ericson lives on the edge of a moor in Yorkshire, England, with an assortment of spiders and mice.

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Books

Crossing the Dead Line
By M P Ericson
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 7,690. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2013 by Byrnie Publishing. Category: Fiction
When a rich glass merchant is charged with treason, no clerk or fighter will defend her in court – except for a pair of struggling newcomers desperate for cash and glory. This case could make their reputation, but only if they survive...
Dead Men's Touch
By M P Ericson
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 60,730. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2013 by Byrnie Publishing. Category: Fiction
In the mob-run city of Firino, a ruthless enforcer discovers a new form of magic that threatens her gang's survival - and the safety of the city itself. Epic fantasy novel.
On Lonely Paths
By M P Ericson
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 48,600. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2013 by Byrnie Publishing. Category: Fiction
Eleven magical tales of adventure, bravery, and swashbuckling fun. From the author of the Battlehawk series of epic fantasy novels.
Remembrance
By M P Ericson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,900. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2013 by Byrnie Publishing. Category: Fiction
When Tessa's husband develops a deadly illness, she confronts an ancient evil to find redemption.
A Woman of the Sword
By M P Ericson
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 82,730. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2012 by Byrnie Publishing. Category: Fiction
Gorauen has trained for years to be a champion swordfighter like her mother. But when their people rise in armed rebellion, Gorauen faces a choice: to stay safe within the pleasant confines of the life she has always known, or assume command and accept the harsh code of the blade.
Unwelcome Guest
By M P Ericson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,250. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2011 by Byrnie Publishing. Category: Fiction
When Mrs Wren finds a belligerent flower fairy living among her prized roses, her first impulse is to snip him out of her life. But fairies know how to make mortals do their bidding. Fantasy short story.
Whispers from a Vanished Ocean
By M P Ericson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,010. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2011 by Byrnie Publishing. Category: Fiction
The lone surviving creature from a vanished ocean gathers the souls of its long-dead denizens and brings them to a new home. But once there, can she escape? Fantasy short story.
Rule by the Sword
By M P Ericson
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 39,170. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2011 by Byrnie Publishing. Category: Fiction
Sword-champion to the lord of the northern mountains, Argel has created a new home and purpose for herself. But when he sends her south again, she must face the devastation of her past - and confront Cadarn, once her friend and then her enemy, and now...something more.
Moon on Bronze
By M P Ericson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,290. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2011 by Byrnie Publishing. Category: Fiction
When the moon returns to power, she calls on the water of the sacred well to rise up and drown the forest. Only the bronze guardian of the well can prevent the destruction of all living things. Fantasy short story.
The Woodcutter's Wife
By M P Ericson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,260. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2011 by Byrnie Publishing. Category: Fiction
The woodcutter's wife is so eager for a child that she asks the elf queen for help. But elves are tricky creatures, and a mortal woman can be drawn too deep into their games. Luckily, the woodcutter has a secret weapon. Short story of fairytale humour.
Peach Tree Boy
By M P Ericson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,720. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2011 by Byrnie Publishing. Category: Fiction
When a dropped peach cracks open to reveal a young boy, the elderly couple who find him aren't sure what to do. But Momo stays with them, and is a son to them, until one day he leaves to slay demons. Short story retelling of the classic Japanese fairy tale of Momo Taro the Peach Boy.
Token of Allegiance
By M P Ericson
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 35,830. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2011 by Byrnie Publishing. Category: Fiction
Cadarn, former adventurer and now a King's Man, hunts down bandit gangs hiding in the mountains - and confronts Argel, the ruthless swordswoman who was once his friend but now leads an armed rebellion against the king.
A Mother's Bones
By M P Ericson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,350. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2011 by Byrnie Publishing. Category: Fiction
A young woman captured by a demon must get herself and her son to safety. Short story retelling of the traditional Masai tale of Konyek.
Hidden Blade
By M P Ericson
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 41,300. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2011 by Byrnie Publishing. Category: Fiction
She's tough and sharp and fearless, raised to be a secret weapon in her people's rebellion against the conquerors from the plains. He's a mercenary running security escorts for rich merchants through the treacherous mountains. A fight brings them together - and as they face danger and adversity, something grows between the two enemies that might almost be called...trust.
Dami's Calling
By M P Ericson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,680. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2011 by Byrnie Publishing. Category: Fiction
Dami's mother is dying, and the tribe's shaman has exhausted all her powers to try and save her. So Dami goes to the Great Eagle to offer her own life instead. But when the Eagle refuses, Dami must find some other way to save the two women she loves most. Fantasy short story.
Battlehawk
By M P Ericson
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 47,040. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2011 by Byrnie Publishing. Category: Fiction
Men live by the sword. Among the mountain people, a man unskilled with the blade is already dead. But Galchai intends to survive - and when his people rise in rebellion against the conquerors from the plains, he seizes command. That places him in direct conflict with the greatest swordsmen of the age - including his own brother...
Slippery Fish
By M P Ericson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,410. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2011 by Byrnie Publishing. Category: Fiction
A cracksman steals things - he doesn't put them back. But at Faith's insistence, Jonathan risks his neck to drop a magical hellfish into a household guarded by spectral hounds. Adventure fantasy short story.
Flight of Bones
By M P Ericson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,990. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2011 by Byrnie Publishing. Category: Fiction
When workmen dig up the bones of her murdered people, survivor Nizhoni finds a way to set them - and herself - free. Fantasy short story.
Vengeance
By M P Ericson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,690. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2011 by Byrnie Publishing. Category: Fiction
A demonic spirit trapped in a deep dungeon faces a young adventurer - and remembers who he once was. Fantasy short story.
Mutiny on the Island
By M P Ericson
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 880. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2011 by Byrnie Publishing. Category: Fiction
The Festival of Fecundity is approaching, and this year the villagers want their share. But how can they make the chief believe it's his own idea? A short story of fantasy humour.
In the Halls of Arundhati
By M P Ericson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,980. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2011 by Byrnie Publishing. Category: Fiction
Nisha is an ice-diver, who must visit the frozen halls of Arundhati and bring back the magic that sustains her own garden country. But deep under the ice, she loses her way -- and risks her life to save that of her closest friend. Short story.
Hero's End
By M P Ericson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,370. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2011 by Byrnie Publishing. Category: Fiction
Varg, adventurer and professional dragonslayer, makes the mistake of a lifetime when he attempts to rescue a captive lady. A short story of fantasy humour.
Afterbirth
By M P Ericson
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 880. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2011 by Byrnie Publishing. Category: Fiction
A soul trapped in the cycle of death and rebirth struggles to gain the one final insight that will set it free. Fantasy short story.
Root and Stone
By M P Ericson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,880. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2011 by Byrnie Publishing. Category: Fiction
When a mysterious stranger arrives at Stenahus, the widow Solveig must choose between sudden passion and the life she has always known. Fantasy short story.
Lost Soul
By M P Ericson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,910. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2011 by Byrnie Publishing. Category: Fiction
Rajiv's wife is dead, and he wants her back. But the pandit asks a price that may be too high for him to bear. Fantasy short story.
Vidar's Horse
By M P Ericson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,060. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2011 by Byrnie Publishing. Category: Fiction
When the Norse god Vidar rides to battle at Ragnarok, he needs a horse to bear him into mortal danger and away again. But what can he offer the horse in exchange? Short story.
Greenmire
By M P Ericson
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 590. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2011 by Byrnie Publishing. Category: Fiction
A tranquil forest pool may be more ancient - and more sinister - than you imagine. Short story.
The Jonathan Kaye Adventures 1-3
By M P Ericson
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 14,270. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2011 by Byrnie Publishing. Category: Fiction
The first three fantasy short story adventures of Jonathan Kaye - cracksman, cut-throat, and occasional hero. Contains "Trouble with Trinkets", "A Matter of Pearls", and "For Friendship's Sake".
A Spear against the Sky
By M P Ericson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,880. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2011 by Byrnie Publishing. Category: Fiction
What if Cartimandua, queen of the Brigantes and a powerful force in Roman-occupied Britain, had been Boudica's lover and joined her rebellion against Roman rule? Alternate history short story.
Estranging Sea
By M P Ericson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,260. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2011 by Byrnie Publishing. Category: Fiction
When Fire Islanders attack her city, a Seaborn queen must use sea magic to defeat them - and prove to the captain of the palace guard that she will not abandon her to die. Fantasy short story.
For Friendship's Sake
By M P Ericson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,170. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2011 by Byrnie Publishing. Category: Fiction
On the run from thugs and spectral beasts after his last hit, Jonathan must find a place to hide - unless he agrees to do a risky little job for his magician friend, Faith. Adventure fantasy short story.
Links in a Chain
By M P Ericson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,370. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2011 by Byrnie Publishing. Category: Fiction
Bychan, former thief and street urchin, now has the care of Trent, another rescued child. But reforming Trent proves tougher than he expected, and Bychan must face up to his own past first. Fantasy adventure short story.
First Offence
By M P Ericson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,810. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2011 by Byrnie Publishing. Category: Fiction
Bychan, a street urchin, makes a slim living stealing purses along with his partner Del. But when they target a King's Man, they land themselves in worse trouble than they can imagine. Fantasy adventure short story.
The Sea Dragon King's Daughter
By M P Ericson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,640. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2011 by Byrnie Publishing. Category: Fiction
Urashima is a dutiful son who respects the wishes of his parents. But when he nets a strange and beautiful woman from the sea, passion wins out over duty. A short story retelling of the classic Japanese fairy tale of Urashima Taro and the Turtle.
Blood Debt
By M P Ericson
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 10,910. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2011 by Byrnie Publishing. Category: Fiction
When Drysi's father is killed in single combat, she swears revenge on the swordswoman who bested him. But defeating a champion fighter is no easy task - and the more Drysi learns about her opponent, the less she wants her to die.
Royal Favour
By M P Ericson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,880. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2011 by Byrnie Publishing. Category: Fiction
When palace guard Ahur forces him into a daring raid, young jewel thief Feroz must risk the fury of the new queen - or the revenge of the old... Fantasy adventure short story.
Wind through the Grass
By M P Ericson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,140. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2011 by Byrnie Publishing. Category: Fiction
Armen, a nomad warrior, swears to destroy the settlers who conquered his ancestral land. Metis, a sorceress, is determined to defend her city against the marauders. When the two of them meet, only one can survive. Epic fantasy short story.
A Matter of Pearls
By M P Ericson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,670. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2011 by Byrnie Publishing. Category: Fiction
Jonathan steals a valuable pearl necklace, but he reckons without guardian hounds and his magician friend, Faith. Adventure fantasy short story.
Where Evil Soaks the Soil
By M P Ericson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,410. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2011 by Byrnie Publishing. Category: Fiction
A soldier encounters a magical shrine which forces him to acknowledge the atrocities he has committed - and to pay the price. Dark fantasy short story.
Ashes to Ashes
By M P Ericson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,100. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2011 by Byrnie Publishing. Category: Fiction
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
A young woman sacrifices her greatest love to bring rain to her tribe. This fantasy short story was shortlisted for the literary Glass Woman Prize.
The Prince and the Crows
By M P Ericson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,740. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2011 by Byrnie Publishing. Category: Fiction
When a fair princess goes missing, her brothers fight to avoid being the one sent to look for her. A short story of fairytale humour.
Trouble with Trinkets
By M P Ericson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,840. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2011 by Byrnie Publishing. Category: Fiction
When Jonathan steals a valuable trinket-box, its magical alarm sets a pack of vicious spectral hounds on him. He's forced to hide in the home of his sorceress friend Faith, who might be less dangerous...or maybe not. Adventure fantasy short story.
Lovers Sleeping
By M P Ericson
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,610. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2011 by Byrnie Publishing. Category: Fiction
A faithful sword will never betray its owner - except once, perhaps, for love. Heroic fantasy short story.

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