Karl El-Koura was born in Dubai, United Arab Emirates in 1979 and currently lives in Ottawa, Ontario (Canada). He has published more than sixty short stories and articles. Karl holds a second-degree black belt in Okinawan Goju Ryu karate, is an avid commuter-cyclist, and works for the Canadian Federal Public Service.
Karl maintains an online home at http://www.ootersplace.com, where you can discover more work by him and keep up-to-date with his latest news. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
A ravenous creature that devours its victims, leaving nothing behind.
A hero intent on stopping it before the creature kills again.
A powerful magician, left for dead in the ruins of his father’s castle, alive and thirsting for vengeance.
This is the tale of a hero and a villain, of sword and of sorcery, of two brothers at war.
This free ebook is a sampler of the author's collection "Ooter's Place and Other Stories of Fear, Faith, and Love." This book contains the full introduction and the three stories that start each of the three sections, along with their forewords. The full book contains 13 stories in total.
A collection of 13 short stories by Karl El-Koura spanning a wide range of genres (including science fiction, fantasy, horror, detective fiction, military fiction, and superhero fiction) and a wide range of lengths (from the shortest story at 250 words to the longest at 7500 words).