Johnnie Ruffin


Johnnie Ruffin, M.Sc. is an optimist, a writer, and a Software Engineer. He first published his short story "Khory's Power" with "A Place To Enter" in the early 90's, which introduced his shape-shifting black leopards known as the Caanlin to the world. The second full-length novel about the Caanlin, The Broken Peace, is his most recent addition.

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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 88,420. Language: American English. Published: February 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Biographical
Brat is a fictional autobiography about a military brat. As Robert Smith travels from one military base to another, he recalls the trouble he gave his parents fresh from the womb, the abuse and molestation of a cruel babysitter, his near break from reality following the trauma, and the first kiss he received from a dying girl.
The Broken Peace
Series: Caanlin Running, Volume II. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 31,600. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
In the Broken Peace, Keman of the Yiman has been acknowledged as the first Fa'il Caanlin to be born in generations after his defeat of the Grenim. As the Owan bring war to all the tribes with their dark magick and strange weapons, Trinia of the Owan has been given the task of killing the Fa'il Caanlin.
The Night Trials
Series: Caanlin Running, Volume I. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,890. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Since the Great Battle there has been peace between the shape-shifting black leopards known as the Caanlin. In Gylman Ruse, where the last great chief died and gave birth to this lasting peace, a monster has risen that drains life from its victims.
The Delmarian Influence
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 46,020. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
The Delmarians and Humans have found peace after a decade of war. Now new recruits are chosen and a threat looms that could destroy both species. Garett Tylin is part Delmarian and part Human, and he has a dream to explore the universe and know all of its secrets. Will his bloodline make him stronger or hinder him when he faces the threat?
Caanlin Rising
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,710. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Meet the Caanlin, a race of shape-shifting humans of dark skin that can become leopards. In Sight For Jaygas, a man attempts to find a purpose in his tribe. Enslaved by the Salesicans, a half-breed joins a revolt in Leopard of Night. A breeder finds love and shame in Disgraced. Finally, in Leopard Calling, a young girl, a slave owner, and a special infant cross paths.
The Liar And Other Short Stories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,550. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The collection begins with a brief look into the perspective of a little girl and her ailing mother in "Thank God And Be Grateful". Next is the previously published short "The Liar" told from a bona fide, true-to-life Liar. In "No Eyes, No Mouth", a man attempts to find a cure for his sister's strange condition.

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