Tales of the Fallen opens in a sewer at the end of the world. Mankind has poisoned itself with the toxic excesses of an ultra-modern society. The earth has been pillaged, and mankind is partying its way to the Apocalypse with blind eyes and deafened ears.
This collection of ten fantasy short stories covers the dark, the funny and the weird.
The short story collection contains Five Fantastic Fantasy Tales Vol. 1 and Five Fantastic Fantasy Tales Vol. 2. The full novella, Wizard of the Golden Star, is also included.
Fairy and Elf children have been disappearing from the peaceful Kingdom of Knownotten. Topaz, an unusual cat with special conjure powers is determined to find out why. He's joined by friends who want to help him solve the mystery. But it's up to the big cat alone to learn how to use his untested abilities to protect the future of the kingdom and its inhabitants from harm.
With her mother dead and her father unable to cope, Jackie is suddenly catapulted into the tumultous world of grandparents she hardly knows and a life so very different from the one she is used to.
Can a twelve year old cope,
not only with the sudden death of her mother, but also the social and emotional rollercoaster she is about to embark on?
“Grandfather!” came a high-pitched yell.
He smiled as a glint came to his blue eyes and his clean shaven face creased in delight. It never got old when the young ones called out to him with the endearment that everyone in the town called him. It was probably one of the things that kept him looking so young for his 250 years.
22 short children's stories for younger and older children. Each one of these was "born" spontaneously during bed time after my daughters' request for a new story!
This is the 7th version (July 2013) where a dozen of grammatical and spelling errors have been corrected. It is also the first time that images (small size to keep the book "light") are included within this simple version of the book.
A young man sets out on a journey to join a group of freedom fighters in order to oppose an evil self-proclaimed king. Joined by an old storyteller, the youth discovers his nation's forgotten history and the key to his own courage as they travel on a road that can only lead to one place--the final battle between the Unicorn and the Dragon.
"The Therapist and The Panther", is about a sadistic therapist who turns a panther owner against her husband.
In "Paul vs. Jack", an investment adviser’s college-age daughter falls in love with a homeless handyman.
In "Case of Fate", a retired detective is haunted by two unsolved murder cases.
And finally, "Mr. Barrow's Perfect Match" is a light-hearted story of found love and love lost.