Jerry Carpenter


Jerry Carpenter (1955-present) published his first novel online, 'Taonga', in May 2011.

He has also written the very popular 'The Chronicles of Tarcus' fantasy trilogy: 'The Sword in the Sea' (June 2012), 'Ravian's Quest' (November 2012) and 'A Recall to Arms' (March 2013).

In December 2012, he also published 'After the Lightning', an adventure/paranormal mystery novel.

Jerry lives in Auckland, New Zealand, and, when he is not writing novels, surfing, diving or fishing, he enjoys composing, playing and recording music, some of which can be accessed at:

He also has an interest in photography, and some of his work can be viewed at:

Where to find Jerry Carpenter online



A Recall to Arms
Series: The Chronicles of Tarcus, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 90,270. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
The Third Chronicle of Tarcus. The forces of war are gathering again and a desperate King Jeniel recalls Prince Ravian and his family from their self-imposed exile in a remote corner of Tarcus. Reluctantly, Ravian returns to the White City to find its forces woefully unready for the coming conflict.
Ravian's Quest
Series: The Chronicles of Tarcus, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,820. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
The Second Chronicle of Tarcus. Peace reigns over Tarcus following Prince Ravian's victory in the Great Sea War. King Jeniel has a new duty for his younger brother however, and presents his younger brother with a list of royal brides with whom a political marriage would be expedient. Ravian is thereby dispatched to new adventures that take him all about the shores of the Sapphire Sea and beyond.
The Sword in the Sea
Series: The Chronicles of Tarcus, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 66,770. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
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Prince Ravian is born second in line to the throne of the island kingdom of Tarcus. As he grows to manhood and assumes the role of Defender of the Nation, it becomes increasingly apparent to the prince that this title will be far from an honourary one. Dark forces are gathering against the kingdom, forces at work both outside and within the White City's walls...
Taonga - Treasure Beneath
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 93,250. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: June 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure
Bruce McKenzie operates a dive charter boat out of the picturesque harbour of Tutukaka, New Zealand. Turning to illegal activities to keep his operation afloat financially, he finds himself drawn into a spiral of dangerous associations and serious crime. Then he makes an amazing discovery beneath the waters of the fabulous Poor Knights Islands Marine Reserve that could change everything...

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