Keith McArdle


Keith McArdle was born in Sydney, Australia, in the winter of 1978. Joining the Army as an infantryman at seventeen, he soon learned what the real world was like. It was a very different place. He has had short stories published in the Australian Army and Royal Australian Air Force newspapers, the Australian Army magazine, 'Incoming!', as well as The Townsville Bulletin.

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The Forgotten Land
Heavily armed Kurdish militants are tearing Iraq apart, and the U.N. mobilise forces to stabilise the country. In the cover of darkness a small Australian SAS patrol travel deep behind enemy lines to seek out an enemy General. Finding refuge in a cave, they accidentally trigger a time portal and are thrown back into another time, another place. They find themselves in a land where warriors fight and die by the sword. They find themselves in 10th Century Viking Denmark.


Against The Odds
Price: Free! Words: 6,610. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Three veteran hunters are embroiled in a desperate fight for survival against one of the deadliest creatures known to man.
Carve Their Names: An ANZAC Short Story
Price: Free! Words: 3,970. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure, Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
Join Second Lieutenant Kelly as he leads his platoon of ANZAC soldiers in a mad charge onto the beach at Gallipoli.
Assassin: The Beginning
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,630. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Vyder Ironstone is an assassin with a troubled past. At the order of his king, Vyder must undertake his most dangerous mission yet. A mission from which he may never return.

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