M.R. Neer

Biography

AUTHOR M.R. Neer (aka Michael Roy Neer) writes fairy tales, fables, and legends about the quest for the secrets of life. He believes that deep human values are universal and can be awakened through stories.

He likes to think of organizing words as similar to connect-the-dot puzzles he enjoyed as a kid. When you connect the dots, something that is hidden suddenly appears; it’s magical! The light goes on! This quest for connections, for light, has directly led to his novel, The Elixir of Freedom, Book 1 in The Light Finder Legends.

He has won awards for journalism, newsletter writing, and teaching, and makes his home in Fresno, California. And, he is still connecting the dots!

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Books

Junah Tales: Secret of the Garden: Fables for a Healthy Happy Life
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,890. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Legends, Myths, Fables / Other
Junah Cat Discovers the Way of PURR-fection: He is challenged by the mysterious three sisters to find the secret of the garden and gets help from his friends. On his quest, he discovers insights or "purrs" that help make life healthy and happy. These animal fables give life lessons like Aesop but are modern and wellness-oriented. Fifth grade and up, or may be read to younger kids. Illustrated.
The Four Tasks of Love
Price: Free! Words: 6,150. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fairy tales
The Four Tasks of Love is an uplifting fairy tale that will lead you to look on the one you love with new eyes! The subtitle is How the Prince and Princess Grew Deeper in Love and Won the King's Blessing.
The Elixir of Freedom
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 49,010. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Go with Ravi and Verda on a journey of awakening to find the Light that defeats darkness, known as the Heart of the Sun. When 21-year-old Ravi's twin brother Vik is captured and taken to work in the coal mines, he seeks help from the old legends of Raam. Going deep into the forest, the dark mines, and his own heart, he discovers a powerful elixir, made of sap and sunlight--the key to freedom.

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