Clint Westgard

Biography

Clint Westgard is the author of The Shadow Men Trilogy and the science fiction epic The Sojourner Cycle, the first volume of which, The Forgotten, was published in 2015. In addition, he has published a work of historical fantasy set in colonial Peru, The Masks of Honor, and a retelling of the Minotaur legend, The Trials of the Minotaur. Clint Westgard lives in Calgary, Alberta.

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Books

The Double
Series: The Sojourners Cycle. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 66,340. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2018 by Lost Quarter Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
David Aeida now commands his body, having cast Laila aside. He has sworn fealty to the Grand Regent, who wants him by his side and sees that his loyalty is rewarded. But the Grand Regent is not the man he was. He is paranoid and suspicious of everyone, isolated in his tower, and thirsting for vengeance against those he feels have wronged him. How long until he turns on Aeida as well?
Theoreticals of Illusories and Other Spells
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,080. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2018 by Lost Quarter Books. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » Dark
The Commonwealth of Sorcery has fallen. Eran is the last remaining practitioner of its arts and she carries with her the last known book of spells from its collections. Aramis will stop at nothing to have the book. He is one of the masked followers of a revolutionary mage, who have overthrown the Commonwealth and driven Eran into exile. Once they loved each other and now he hunts her.
Two Skulls
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,050. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2018 by Lost Quarter Books. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » Dark
Mejk the Unharnessed is a spirit walker, who can traverse the lands of the dead and bind the souls there. Chosen by his people to restore them to greatness, he will take any risk to claim the dead in the Untamed Lands. Harni the Cleaved travels with Mejk, his guide and protector. More than Mejk, she understands just how forgiving the Untamed Lands are.
Those Macabre Nights
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 53,100. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2017 by Lost Quarter Books. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
A man is cursed and awakens with horns upon his head. A woman, in search of the origins of a gruesome folktale, discovers that parts of it are all too true. Two men, separated by over a century, find they are inextricably connected by a contract signed and a terrible debt owed. A terrifying and thought provoking collection of stories that will keep you up all night.
Mouth of the Underworld
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,860. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2017 by Lost Quarter Books. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Dark, Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
The Mouth of the Underworld, the eater of souls, has long been lost. But Kasuir and Jasryl, Hautlyrun youths who have heard endless tales of it, discover its entrance in the highlands above their town. But sometimes old tales do have a kernel of truth. For something awaits them in the Mouth of the Underworld. From it, there will be no escape.
The Acolyte
Series: The Sojourners Cycle. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 72,620. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2017 by Lost Quarter Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » General
After crossing the universes to join with Toma Osahi’s group of renegades in their battle for control of the Church of Regents, Laila finds herself in a precarious position. While she struggles to keep her identity secret, Osahi and his people pull her deeper and deeper into a search for her missing friend Ana that promises to shed light on the dark secrets of the Watchers’ Order.
Hart's Crossing
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,990. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2017 by Lost Quarter Books. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Alice arrives to Hart's Crossing, in the wild foothills of turn of the century Alberta, a girl of no more than fourteen, to live with her aunt following her father's untimely death. There she will find love and heartbreak, and come to understand the darkness that lies in the hearts of others.
The Adventures of Holly Amos
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 43,550. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2017 by Lost Quarter Books. Categories: Fiction » Western, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Holly Amos is on the run from a payroll heist gone south. With Morris Danforth at her side, trouble has always been what she’s been searching for. But lately Morris has been more trouble than he’s worth, and Holly is thinking it’s time for a change. But with the law after them, things are about to take a turn for the worse.
The Contract
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,810. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2017 by Lost Quarter Books. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Inspector Archibald Constant Cumberland of the Northwest Mounted Police establishes Fort McGregor at the confluence of two rivers in the heart of the Canadian Northwest Territories. His mission is simple: keep peace with the Blackfoot Nation and fend off whiskey traders. But life at Fort McGregor is rarely simple and he finds himself fighting for his life against an impossible creature.
Unspeakable Rites: An Alkemya Novella
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 27,910. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2017 by Lost Quarter Books. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » Dark
A dead man of no family or account is what Gahryll, Chief Magister of Tson, sees when the corpse of an Enir youth is brought to the Magisterium. But Magister Mihuibel sees something else: a conspiracy involving false adepts practicing an outlawed form of alkemya.
The Debt
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,770. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2017 by Lost Quarter Books. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Daniel Archibald Cumberland is adrift and purposeless, with neither a past or future to cling to. That is until he comes across a story of a lost NWMP fort and the mad officer responsible for its terrible fate. An officer named Cumberland, who may be his ancestor, and a debt, long agreed to. And someone, or something, will see that it is paid.
The Burned One
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,570. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2017 by Lost Quarter Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
The tale of the Burned One, a mad noble who demanded children’s lives as tribute and sought eternal life, is told in a forgotten part of the former Austro-Hungarian Empire. An amateur folklorist discovers it following the end of the Great War and begins to trace its origins. She is driven by a compulsion she cannot explain to find what truth, if any, lies behind this unbelievable story.
The Farthest Reaches
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 41,320. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2017 by Lost Quarter Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
A mission gone wrong in the vast depths of space. A strange artifact in a rancher’s pasture, that may or may not be of alien origin. A deadly contagion spreading like wildfire across the planet. These and other stories explore the impossible choices faced by those who have lost everything and the fine line between faith and disbelief, reality and dream, silence and a scream.
The Horns
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,640. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2017 by Lost Quarter Books. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Fairy tales
It is the year 1625, in Cartagena, and nothing matters more to Don Santiago Alvarez de Armias than his honor. When he discovers his wife has betrayed him with another, he kills her in a rage and receives a curse in return. The next morning he awakens to discover horns upon his head. Strive though he might, he cannot rid himself of them. And so begins a journey to discover the person who can.
The Woman Who Didn't Speak
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,180. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2017 by Lost Quarter Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
In a failing colony, one woman will do whatever it takes to survive.
The Dane
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,170. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2017 by Lost Quarter Books. Categories: Fiction » Western, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Someone from the Dane's past is coming to call and they will see his debts are paid in blood.
The Purpose of the System
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,460. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2017 by Lost Quarter Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
The System guides, the System protects, and they will heed its call. The habitat appears defenseless, but is it? There are strange gaps in their communication, strange odors that no one can place.
Border Crossing
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,450. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2017 by Lost Quarter Books. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
It all seemed routine, until it wasn’t… George O’Bannon is just minding his own business, trying to get through the Sapurzo border crossing. When he gets pulled in for an interrogation by the border guards, it seems a nuisance. But it will soon prove to be much more than that.
The Apostate
Series: The Sojourners Cycle. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 83,030. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2017 by Lost Quarter Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » General
With her self restored but not her body, Laila has only one goal in mind. To have her revenge upon the Grand Regent for all he has done to her. First, though, she needs to find her way home across the universes.
The Forgotten
Series: The Sojourners Cycle. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 64,550. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2017 by Lost Quarter Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Who is David Aeida? And what does he know that has so many people pursuing him? David doesn’t know. He can’t remember anything about who he is. But he finds himself ensnared in a vicious conflict between a religious cult and a guild that patrols the crossings between multiple universes. They will both stop at nothing to gain whatever knowledge he possesses.
All Down The Line
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,590. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2017 by Lost Quarter Books. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Five men arrive to bargain in the dead of night at a bar in a small town on the edge of nowhere. Each man has his own agenda. And each thinks he is in control, playing the others for his own gain. But when one of them is killed, all bets are off. For the killer is among them and he is playing for keeps. In the end, everyone will pay, all down the line. The story of a deal gone terribly wrong.
The Shadow Men Trilogy
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 194,140. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2017 by Lost Quarter Books. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » Dark
This three volume set contains the complete Shadow Men trilogy: Realm of Shadows, Council of Shadows, and Dance of Shadows. Panoramic in scale and populated by a fascinating array of characters, The Shadow Men, is an epic and enthralling work of fantasy that delineates the bitter struggle for power in two realms and its terrible cost to the soul.
Stand By Your Man
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,690. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2017 by Lost Quarter Books. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Tammy Fairchild left Loverna to escape her reputation and make a new life in a new town. But problems seem to follow her wherever she goes. Starting over, she finds herself a new job and a new man, someone she can trust. But not everything is as it seems with Kevin. He has a mysterious past filled with dark secrets. And Tammy finds that she is the one who will pay the price for his wrongs...
In A Flash
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 67,500. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2017 by Lost Quarter Books. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
From horror to westerns to romance to far-flung space opera and all points in between, In A Flash collects more than fifty very short stories that explore the vagaries of time and space, journeys to exotic realms, and the curious ways of the heart.
The Slavish Adherent
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,140. Language: English. Published: February 29, 2016 by Lost Quarter Books. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Dark, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Hector is a faithful man in a faithless world. A Slavish Adherent of the Twentieth Gradation, he works a dead end job in Reconciliations. Until the day he finds an error he was not meant to and begins an odyssey that will upend his life and everything he believes in.
Dance of Shadows
Series: The Shadow Men, Book 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 192,160. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2015 by Lost Quarter Books. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » Dark
War with the Shadow Men looms in both realms as the consequences of the Gvers’ Council in Craitol begin to make themselves known. A war that could end in glorious triumph or bitter disaster. Doubt shadows everyone’s steps, for they know there are no certainties in the desert. Especially now the Shadow Men have made the art of alkemya their own.
Council of Shadows
Series: The Shadow Men, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 132,570. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2014 by Lost Quarter Books. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » General
Discontent continues to fester within the realms of Craitol and Renuih, fed by intrigues carried out in the shadows. As rivals and apostates struggle for supremacy, a long incubated plan begins to unfold.
The Maleficio Chronicles
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 65,310. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2014 by Lost Quarter Books. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Paranormal, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Luisa is more than she appears. Rumor and mystery surround her. And strange events seem to follow wherever she goes. Born in Lima, City of Kings, to a noble family, her father so fears her true nature that he banishes her to a convent. There she falls under the suspicion of the Inquisition and decides to flee.
On the Far Horizon: A Collection
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 38,980. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2013 by Lost Quarter Books. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Cattle rustlers on the run, caught between a storm and someone bent on revenge. Cowboys pursued by the law and their own demons through a long night. A dive bar in the middle of nowhere hosts five criminals for a deal that goes terribly wrong.
Realm of Shadows
Series: The Shadow Men, Book 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 144,290. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2013 by Lost Quarter Books. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » General
Craitol and Renuih, two empires a world apart, divided by the desert that lies between them. A desert ruled by the Shadow Men. An uneasy peace holds sway in both realms, hiding longstanding feuds and bitter rivalries. Until a Shadow Men raid on Renuih shatters the calm and sets in motion events no one can control.
Riders On The Storm
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,680. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2013 by Lost Quarter Books. Categories: Fiction » Western, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
The plan is simple, the reward large. It should go off without a hitch. But nothing is ever easy in the Rockies.
It Came From Above
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,000. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2013 by Lost Quarter Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The object appears in the pasture without warning, absent color or shape, or any other signifier that might tell Frank what it is. Strangest of all is the humming it emits, at a pitch just beyond his hearing. An itch he cannot scratch.
Dream Logic
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,010. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2013 by Lost Quarter Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Her dreams might save them, but would they destroy her in the process?
The Trials of the Minotaur
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 43,010. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2013 by Lost Quarter Books. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
In the fifth year of the rule of Auten the One Eyed a minotaur is born to one of Colosi’s most important families. Taken from his mother as a newborn, exiled and cast from his family, the minotaur vows to return to the imperial city and take his rightful place as a patrician in the empire.
Quarantine Protocol
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,070. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2013 by Lost Quarter Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
A contagion is spreading like wildfire across the planet. Cities and nations lie in ruins, except for those that have enacted the Quarantine Protocol. Jon and Marta live under the Protocol, trying to make a happy life from ruins of their former one. Still, the threat of the plague and the death it brings shadows all their days.
Drifting
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,100. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2013 by Lost Quarter Books. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
The rodeo is over and Dane and Colton are on the run. They flee down back country roads in the dead of night with the law in hot pursuit. All over a woman lost and a dream beginning to sour. Neither the past nor the law can be escaped though, as they will both soon discover. And the consequences will be fatal. A story of two modern day cowboys gone astray on a long night.
The Devious Kind
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 45,550. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2013 by Lost Quarter Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
The body of a local woman is found in a coulee on a ranch north of Loverna, her head blown off with a shotgun. New to town and the job, Constable Martin Thomas arrives on the scene as a spring snowstorm begins to wipe out all evidence before his investigation has even begun.
Beware! The Seas Are Angry This Night
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,120. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2013 by Lost Quarter Books. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Fantasy » Dark
Captain, I don’t know what to tell you. The game has changed. And so it has, but the Captain is determined not to lose. He faces a host of problems though, some insurmountable, starting with the Infernal Contraption. It’s engines mean death and ruin to anyone near. So he flees through a city rapidly descending into chaos, hoping he doesn’t get drawn in.
Smeagol Blues
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,060. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2013 by Lost Quarter Books. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Horror » Ghost
The house looks like any other, ramshackle and worn by too many harsh seasons on the prairies. David cannot explain his obsession with it, what draws him to its well-hidden secrets. For the house possesses a terrible power beyond his reckoning, and once he is trapped in its thrall he will never escape.

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