Allen Snell


Allen Snell lives in Roanoke, Virginia with his gorgeous and brilliant wife Molly. He works for Star City Games and writes in his spare time as often as he can discipline himself. When he can't, you'll probably find him playing terrible RPGs, trash-talking friends over a board game, or stumbling his way through a cover on

Now because writing in third person is weird, please allow me to be more transparent. The art of storytelling is central to my own life. And if I want any chance of telling good stories, I'd better be living one. Too often life teaches us that people never change. The best stories are the ones that remind us they can.

If you want to see what I'm up to, head over to and just click shiny things to your heart's content. I owe a million thank you's to everyone that has supported and shared my work. I'm just getting started on this "author" journey, and I'm looking forward to all the hills and valleys ahead. For both our sakes, I hope it's a bumpy one.

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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 106,080. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy, Fiction » Fantasy » General
The threat of war looms over the kingdoms. Deeper magics oppose them than ever before. Garen fought to earn his community among the Spellswords, but can he live up to their expectations while the world crashes down around him?
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 94,090. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy, Fiction » Fantasy » General
Hiding in a mountain cave wasn’t how Garen expected to spend his teen years. Their family's hidden past already cost his mother her life. Now, whoever is hunting them wants his father's life too. New allies and bitter secrets surround him. Will Garen keep running, or will he walk the path of his parents to become a Spellsword?

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