Paul E. Horsman

Biography

Paul E. Horsman (1952) is a Dutch and International Fantasy Author. Born and bred in the Netherlands, he now lives in Roosendaal, a town on the Dutch-Belgian border.

He has been a soldier, a salesman, a scoutmaster and from 1995 till his school closed in 2012 an instructor of Dutch as a Second Language and Integration to refugees from all over the globe.

He is a full-time writer of fantasy adventure stories suitable for a broad age range. His books are both published in the Netherlands, and internationally.

His works are characterized by their rich, diverse worlds, colorful peoples and a strong sense of equality between women and men. Many of his stories, like The Shardheld Saga trilogy and The Shadow of the Revenaunt books, have mythological or historical elements in them, while others, especially Lioness of Kell and his current Wyrms of Pasandir books, contain many steampunk elements.

You can visit him at his website: www.paulhorsman-author.com.

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Series

Wyrms of Pasandir
To the north of the Weal of Four Nations lies a mountainous region everyone believes uninhabited. To the young ship's boy Eskandar, these mighty peaks are the homeland he believed he had escaped from. Then, powers beyond his control draw him back and before he knows it, he is embroiled in a battle to free his country from an undead enemy. To succeed, he needs the aid of the wyrms who live on the high peaks, and he needs friends. Follow Eskandar's adventures in 'Wyrms of Pasandir', a grand adventure for teen/YA and older.

The Road to Kalbakar

Price: $3.99 USD.

The Pirates of Brisa

Price: $3.99 USD.

The Bokkaners of the North

Price: $3.99 USD.

Building A Trade Empire

Price: $4.99 USD.

High Merchant

Price: $4.99 USD.
The Shadow of the Revenaunt

Rhidauna

Price: $4.99 USD.

Zihaen

Price: $4.99 USD.

Ordelanden

Price: $4.99 USD.
The Shardheld Saga

Shardfall

Price: Free!

Runemaster

Price: $2.99 USD.

Shardheld

Price: $2.99 USD.

Books

Wyrms of Pasandir, Box Set 1
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 191,590. Language: American English. Published: September 12, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
For years, seventeen-year-old Eskandar had been hidden among the crew of the safe, dull sloop Tipred. Now his enemies found him out, and sent a terrible monster to sink him and his ship. Read all about his adventures in this hgripping box set containing: 'The Road to Kalbakar', 'The Pirates of Brisa', and 'The Bokkaners of the North'.
Trade Magnate
Series: Wyrms of Pasandir. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 87,240. Language: American English. Published: April 12, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
When young merchant girl Shaw finds Brisan pirates lurking near the town she is investing her money in, she gathers her troops and goes to war. Little does she know this will alter the fate of a kingdom and bring her face to face with her deadliest jinn enemy yet—Nimmendal Pirate Prince of Angsthafn.
High Merchant
Series: Wyrms of Pasandir. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 91,490. Language: American English. Published: January 22, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
Fifteen-year-old Shaw is already at the head of a fast-growing transnational business. With the acquisition of the great WyDir airlines company, she became a power in the lands of the Weal, and now she is ready to expand. She manages to get an airship concession from the king of Hizmyr, a large and rich country to the north. This brings her into conflict with the local guilds, who have a monopoly
Building A Trade Empire
Series: Wyrms of Pasandir. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 88,740. Language: American English. Published: October 12, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
Shaw is a very determined young merchant genius. She has one overriding goal, to become a great and powerful trade merchant. When her boss, Wyrmcaller Eskandar, travels north to fight the jinn, she grabs her chance and investing the loot they gathered, she opens her first warehouse. Nothing will stop her from becoming rich, not even the jinn and their pirate minions...
The Bokkaners of the North
Series: Wyrms of Pasandir. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 70,090. Language: American English. Published: June 26, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
Against all odds, Eskandar and his bunch of ragtag youngsters have managed to capture a powerful Qoori fourmaster warship, and used her cannons to blow up the pirate harbor of Brisa. But he is given no rest. New enemies ravage the lands and he must go north!
The Pirates of Brisa
Series: Wyrms of Pasandir. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,940. Language: American English. Published: March 4, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
Thrust into his new life as a magic-wielding wyrmcaller, young Eskandar is confronted by madmen, pirates and deadly jinn, all gleefully out to kill him. To survive, he has to collect an army of... kids. Bewildered but determined, Eskandar, his faithful wyrmling Lothi-Mo, and his trusty companions battle the pirates of Brisa, who are kidnapping his friends. Will they manage to free them in time?
The Road to Kalbakar
Series: Wyrms of Pasandir. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 55,770. Language: American English. Published: September 6, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
When the young ship's boy Eskandar finishes his nightwatch on board the 'Tipred' sloop, he only wants his food and a good sleep. Then the sea monsters attack, and his life explodes into action, with fearsome enemies, fabulous ruins and mysterious wyrms. To survive, he will need all his wits, his magic and true friends.
De Shardheld Sage
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 211,110. Language: Dutch. Published: June 13, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
Wanneer de jonge slaaf Muus de blauwe scherf opraapt, weet hij niet dat deze Shard zijn leven zal veranderen. Als de Shardheld is hij eindelijk bevrijd van zijn gehate slavenbestaan – in plaats daarvan bindt de hemelscherf hem aan een doel even groots als verschrikkelijk. Dit is de complete trilogie: Shardval, Runenmeester en Shardheld. Een spannend fantasy avonturenverhaal voor Y.A. en ouder.
Vavaun, The Shadow of the Revenaunt
Series: The Shadow of the Revenaunt. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 81,190. Language: American English. Published: June 12, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
Vavaun is a tale of struggle, friendship and bravery against an enemy who plans total annihilation. It is a stand-alone ‘Shadow of the Revenaunt’-adventure, running parallel to book 3, Ordelanden, and it starts after the final battle at the Owan Abai in Zihaen.
Ordelanden
Series: The Shadow of the Revenaunt. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 111,440. Language: American English. Published: November 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
When Ghyll returns triumphant from his quest to Zihaen, he comes back to a troubled kingdom. Monsters, assassins and betrayal await him, but also stout friends. Will comradeship, love and bravery be enough to fight the growing power of the Dar'khamorth sorcerers?
Zihaen
Series: The Shadow of the Revenaunt, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 106,010. Language: American English. Published: June 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary
With half of his quest completed, and his kingdom within grasp, Ghyll knows he isn't done yet. The most important task still awaits him – find the Voice in the West. If only he knew who or where to look.
Rhidauna
Series: The Shadow of the Revenaunt, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 86,870. Language: American English. Published: June 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
It was to have been a simple boar hunt. Now, with one of them badly hurt, Ghyll Denhalf and his friends return to their castle - to find it burned by a band of monstrous firebirds and black-clad golems. Hunted by murderous sorcerers, they travel through the kingdom of Rhidauna on an epic journey of revenge and desperate sword fights, bitter enmity and warm friendship.
The Shardheld Saga
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 202,030. Language: American English. Published: March 3, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
The night the young slave Muus found the skyshard, Fate set things in motion that would change many lives. Muus' own and that of his master Kjelle; the life of Birthe the young wisewoman, and of Tuuri, who served the false Jarl Rannar. Now for the first time in one, engrossing volume: The Shardheld Saga, the Complete Trilogy!
Lioness of Kell
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 130,960. Language: American English. Published: February 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
Lioness Maud of the Kell, with thief Jurgis, young warlock Basil and his lover Yarwan, go against the Warlockry Council, only to discover a far greater danger. To bring their peoples home, they must find the renegade wizard Kelwarg and defeat an old enemy in this spirited fantasy story of high adventure and romantic love.
Shardheld
Series: The Shardheld Saga, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,820. Language: American English. Published: July 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Fantasy
(5.00 from 1 review)
Shardheld, the third and final book in the great Shardheld Saga, epic fantasy for both Y.A. & Adults. Muus’ fateful journey as the Shardheld nears its end. After braving the dangers of the desolate Sea of Rom, he and his friends reach the Empire of the Baljaren. Here, he decides to slip away and travel all alone to lost Falrom. In the dead of night, he leaves the Imperial palace for the fast na
Runemaster
Series: The Shardheld Saga, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 87,140. Language: American English. Published: September 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Fantasy, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
The second volume in The Shardheld Saga continues the epic story of Muus, the Shardheld, of Kjelle, who lost his domain to rebels, of Birthe, the tough young wisewoman with her baby, and of Tuuri, false Rannar's messenger. Shipwrecked and divided, how will they succeed in their endeavors? Journey with them through the dangerous world of 'Runemaster' and find out. Note: This is book 2 of a trilogy
Shardfall
Series: The Shardheld Saga, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 48,460. Language: American English. Published: June 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Fantasy, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
(4.40 from 5 reviews)
The night the young slave Muus found the skyshard, Fate set things in motion that would change many lives. Muus' own and that of his master Kjelle; the life of Birthe the young wisewoman, and of Tuuri, who served the false Jarl Rannar. Follow their adventures in this first book of the Shardheld Saga, the great new fantasy adventure trilogy. Note: This is book 1 of a trilogy

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