J. K. Swift

Biography

**Join the mailing list: you will ONLY be contacted when JK publishes something new! http://eepurl.com/hT8zU J. K. Swift lives in a log house well off the beaten path in central B.C., Canada. He is the author of “The Forest Knights” novels (http://theforestknights.com), which are set in medieval Switzerland. He has worked as a school teacher, jailhouse guard, Japanese translator, log peeler, accountant, martial arts instructor, massage therapist, technical editor, and has called a few Bingo games. He gets his story ideas while traveling in Europe, feeding his chickens, and cutting wood.

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Books

Farrier & Warder (Keepers of Kwellevonne Vol. 2 & 3 Set)
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Series: Keepers of Kwellevonne, Book 2. Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 26,670. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
This 2-Volume Set contains FARRIER and WARDER (volumes 2 & 3) of J. K. Swift's ongoing Keepers of Kwellevonne short story series. FARRIER: After fleeing through the wilds for days, Deenah finds herself on the outskirts of Tablat, a frontier town full of thieves, murderers, and halfbreeds. WARDER: Kaern relives the events that forged him into the youngest warder the north has ever seen.
Warder (Keepers of Kwellevonne Vol. 3)
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Series: Keepers of Kwellevonne. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,640. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
What does it mean to carry the sword of a Warder of the North? In WARDER, the third installment in the ongoing saga of The Keepers of Kwellevonne, Kaern and Speller track Deenah to Tablat, where Kaern relives the events that forged him into the youngest warder the north has ever seen. This short story is also available together in a set with FARRIER (Keepers of Kwellevonne Vol. 2).
Morgarten (Book 2 of The Forest Knights)
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Series: The Forest Knights, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 77,920. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
Leopold of Habsburg assembles the ultimate punitive force, boasting thousands of the best knights and soldiers the Holy Roman Empire has to offer. Noll's rebel army of boys and old men have few swords, and even less armor. But he has two things that Leopold does not: a Priestess of the Weave, and a ferryman. The forests can protect them no longer. It is time to make a stand.
Farrier (Keepers of Kwellevonne Vol. 2)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,820. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Deenah's quiet life as an apprentice healer in the small village of Brae's Creek has come to an end. She can never go back. After fleeing through the wilds for days, she finds herself on the outskirts of Tablat, a frontier town full of thieves, murderers, and halfbreeds. Exhausted and hungry, she has no choice but to enter.
Altdorf (a novel of the Forest Knights)
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Series: The Forest Knights, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 76,630. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
A wild land too mountainous to be tamed by plows… A Duke of the Holy Roman Empire, his cunning overshadowed only by his ambition… A young Priestess of the Old Religion, together with a charismatic outlaw, sparking a rebellion from deep within the forests… And an ex-Hospitaller caught between them all. “Re-imagining the William Tell legend—without William Tell.”
Kappa Hunter
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,220. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
"Winner Best Short Story: Poynter Global eBook Awards." Stuart Graham is a hunter more interested in escaping his hectic city life than he is in killing animals. Katsujiro Watanabe is a man who claims he makes a living killing mythological beasts. When they meet in a remote forest camp, Stuart is going to wish he brought a cell phone. Or at least more bullets.
Playing with Fire
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Price: Free! Words: 5,710. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
“A fun romp through the world of coffee roasting.” Things are getting a little too hot at work for Sean, a young coffee roaster with loose morals and an overactive imagination obsessed with superheroes and Star Wars. His latest workplace affair with Kelly could turn out to be his biggest mistake yet. A short story by J.K. Swift. Rating: PG for language
Healer (Keepers of Kwellevonne Vol. 1)
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Series: Keepers of Kwellevonne, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 7,420. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
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HEALER (Keepers of Kwellevonne Vol. 1) Why would anyone try to kill a healer? Deenah's quiet life as an apprentice healer is shattered when a stranger gravely wounds her master and flees into the wilds. To save her master's life, she must join the young Warder Kaern, and an aging veteran tracker, as they set out on a manhunt into hostile lands. 7000 words, PG (some violent scenes)

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