Shadows of the Heavens

Blood in the Forest, Part 1 of Shadows of the Heavens
Series: Shadows of the Heavens. Price: Free! Words: 11,610. Language: British English. Published: June 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A scholar's murder in an unimportant village threatens to ignite political tensions in the empire. Village enforcer Adajo must accompany the city examiner investigating the death, navigating an alien landscape of intrigues and unfamiliar masks. An 11000 word fantasy novelette.
The Shadow's Bride, Part 2 of Shadows of the Heavens
Series: Shadows of the Heavens. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,990. Language: British English. Published: June 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Cursed for invoking a spirit's powers once too often, the Bride of Shadows must navigate adherency politics to maintain her freedom. Doing so without ending up indebted may not be easy. A 9000 word fantasy novelette.
Song of Shadows, Part 3 of Shadows of the Heavens
Series: Shadows of the Heavens. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,830. Language: British English. Published: June 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
When politics is involved, the law loses. So when anti-imperialist vandalism threatens to turn into assassination, Tsotu must find the potential killer before tensions ignite. A 9000 word fantasy novelette.
The Dance of Masks, Part 4 of Shadows of the Heavens
Series: Shadows of the Heavens. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,970. Language: British English. Published: June 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A series of thefts puts the village on edge, delaying Adajo's private investigation before he's even begun. With the army setting up nearby, and a possibly insane wood spirit at large, can he afford the time? A 10000 word fantasy novelette.
Games of Shadow, Part 5 of Shadows of the Heavens
Series: Shadows of the Heavens. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,980. Language: British English. Published: July 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
As Tsotu is unwillingly drawn into imperial political intrigues, the Bride of Shadows begins her indentured service to Hagga. While the examiner hunts a stolen object in an armed camp, the Bride must find a way to fulfil her debt without the wrong people learning her secret. A 12,000 word fantasy novelette.
Shadows of the Empire, Part 6 of Shadows of the Heavens
Series: Shadows of the Heavens. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,650. Language: British English. Published: July 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Another murder in Water Dances on the Rocks threatens serious political repercussions, especially when it appears one of the Prince's entourage may be involved. An 11,000 word fantasy novelette.
Twisted Nature, Part 7 of Shadows of the Heavens
Series: Shadows of the Heavens. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,020. Language: British English. Published: July 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
While the Bride of Shadows increasingly trapped by Hagga's chores, Prince Kazuo feels confined by his courtiers and the recent betrayal. When a warped wood spirits attacks the Prince's escort, they're forced to deal with it together. An 8,000 word fantasy novelette.
Curse of Hearts, Part 8 of Shadows of the Heavens
Series: Shadows of the Heavens. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,090. Language: British English. Published: July 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Hiding from Hagga's claim that a curse ties her to Prince Kazuo, Jaid is desperate to disprove it, while Tsotu is assigned by the Prince to learn the Bride of Shadows' identity. A 6000 word fantasy short story.
A Hunt for Shadows, Part 9 of Shadows of the Heavens
Series: Shadows of the Heavens. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,380. Language: British English. Published: July 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Grace of Spirits returns from death to confront a rakshaa hiding within the Prince's entourage. Even if he can find it, will he be in time to stop its plans? A 13,000 word fantasy novelette.
Savage Justice, Part 10 of Shadows of the Heavens
Series: Shadows of the Heavens. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,890. Language: British English. Published: August 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
With no memory of his life, and a burning rage driving him, Xao comes into conflict with the harsh imperial law. He's not alone, but is everyone in his resistance cell truly on their side? Is Xao? A 7,000 word fantasy short story.
The Bride's Shadow, Part 11 of Shadows of the Heavens
Series: Shadows of the Heavens. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,630. Language: British English. Published: August 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Her life on hold, Jaid is forced to return home at the one time she needs to stay in her new life. Even with personal matters weighing so heavily, can her curiosity resist political intrigues in her homeland? Maybe, if they don't hide things from her. A 9,000 word fantasy novelette.
Shadows of the Heavens Part 12: Savage Mirror
Series: Shadows of the Heavens. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,270. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Returning to Mirror of Heaven in disgrace, even his pariah status doesn't protect Prince Kazuo from Politics. With no one seeming to understand the threat the rakshaa's pose, what can he do to fight them? A 7,000 word fantasy short story.
Spirit Hunt, Part 13 of Shadows of the Heavens
Series: Shadows of the Heavens. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,330. Language: British English. Published: August 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Adajo has never really chosen his path. It always seemed so obvious. So how can he choose which mask he should be wearing? When investigating the increasing disappearances at local farms, the choice may be taken out of his hands. A 7,000 word fantasy short story.
Tears of the Gods, Part 14 of Shadows of the Heavens
Series: Shadows of the Heavens. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,680. Language: British English. Published: September 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Deep in the heart of the Forest of Tears lies the domain of the rakshaas, the ruins of heaven. None who venture there are heard from again. Yet four paths seem destined to converge there. And possibly to end there. A 16,000 word fantasy novelette.
A Judgement of Shadows, Part 15 of Shadows of the Heavens
Series: Shadows of the Heavens. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,850. Language: British English. Published: September 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The rakshaas cannot be killed. They cannot be long contained. How then can their threat be dealt with, or are they destined to always plague mankind? A 7,000 word fantasy short story.