Stephen Zimmer

Biography

Stephen Zimmer is an award-winning author and filmmaker based out of Lexington Kentucky. His works include the Rayden Valkyrie novels (Sword and Sorcery), the Rising Dawn Saga (Cross Genre), the Fires in Eden Series (Epic Fantasy), the Hellscapes short story collections (Horror), the Chronicles of Ave short story collections (Fantasy), and the Harvey and Solomon Tales (Steampunk).

Stephen’s visual work includes the feature film Shadows Light, shorts films such as The Sirens and Swordbearer, and the forthcoming Rayden Valkyrie: Saga of a Lionheart TV Pilot.

Stephen is a proud Kentucky Colonel who also enjoys the realms of music, martial arts, good bourbons, and spending time with family.

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Videos

Rayden Valkyrie Saga of a Lionheart TV Pilot : Teaser #2
Second teaser trailer for the TV Pilot Rayden Valkyrie: Saga of a Lionheart, starring Brock O'Hurn and Sol Geirsdottir. Follow the TV Pilot at: www.raydenvalkyrie.com www.facebook.com/raydenvalkyrie www.twitter.com/raydenvalkyrie

Stephen Zimmer Discusses Cross-Genre Writing and His Rising Dawn Saga
Stephen Zimmer visits to talk about writing his cross-genre series, the Rising Dawn Saga, along with answering a few questions. The video gives some good insights into the inspiration for the series and why Stephen finds it very relevant for audiences today.

Rayden Valkyrie Saga of a Lionheart TV Pilot : Teaser Trailer #1
First teaser trailer for the TV Pilot Rayden Valkyrie: Saga of a Lionheart, starring Brock O'Hurn and Sol Geirsdottir. Written and Directed by Stephen Zimmer Cinematographer: Cory C. Warner

Books

Sun's Caress: A Rayden Valkyrie Tale
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 25,210. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2018 by Seventh Star Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Dark
At the edge of the world, far to the east, Rayden has joined with a band of pirates led by Timiko, the young widow of a great warrior revered for showing compassion and generosity to the powerless toiling in the fields and villages on the islands of Yamatainu. The Sun’s Caress is a stand-alone eBook novella that is part of the Rayden Valkyrie Tales
Winds of War: A Rayden Valkyrie Tale
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 21,600. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2018 by Seventh Star Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
The winds of war are stirring. The kings of Thrakkia and Samosia quarrel with each other as a wave of invaders from a powerful empire crashes upon the shores of the nearby Kingdom of Pargemon. With time dwindling fast and the kings set on a course to weaken each other in battle, Rayden undertakes a bold mission. The fate of many lands hangs in the balance.
Dream of the Navigator
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 103,230. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2018 by Seventh Star Press. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
"1984 and Brave New World meets Narnia" Cities have been replaced by technates. It is a world of soaring apartments, hundreds of stories high, where technology measures, monitors and rations to meet the needs of the greater populace. It is a world of drones, in the air and on the ground, and advanced robotic beings who carry out much of the harder labor, security, and even pleasure assignments.
When the Cold Breathes: A Ragnar Stormbringer Tale
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 20,960. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2018 by Seventh Star Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General
There are times when the cold breathes. Settlers from Ragnar Stormbringer's homelands are forging a new world in the far north, building villages where the icy lash of the winds is a reminder of the dangers lurking within a harsh wilderness. A season of great peril has fallen upon them. A fearsome predator stalks and hunts the settlers in the deep snows.
Blood of a Queen (A Rayden Valkyrie Tale)
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 20,670. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2018 by Seventh Star Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Traveling farther east, Rayden Valkyrie comes upon a city shrouded in fear and anger. A devastating drought has been followed by a nightmarish rash of brutal murders and disappearances that only occur after the sun goes down. A few witnesses speak of terrifying, monstrous wraiths prowling the streets at night.
Depths of Night (A Ragnar Strombringer Tale)
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 23,640. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2018 by Seventh Star Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
After a harrowing end to a long sea journey, the famed northern warrior Ragnar Stormbringer and a force of warriors step ashore in the lands of the Petranni, a tribal people known for their workings in silver and gold. The search for plunder takes a sharp turn when homesteads, villages, and temple sites show signs of being recently abandoned.
Spirit of Fire
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 286,310. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2017 by Seventh Star Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Deep Within Everyone, There is a Spirit of Fire... A maelstrom of war engulfs lands resisting the designs of the Unifier to bring about a new order, of a kind that has never existed within Ave. Battered by a massive invasion force from Gallea, the tribal people of the Five Realms and their Midragardan allies are being driven eastward, towards the sea, while the Saxan lines are wearing down.
Dream of Legends
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 281,920. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2017 by Seventh Star Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Dream of legends, and soar across the world of Ave… For Janus and the other exiles from a modern world, finding themselves in the fantastical lands of Ave was just the beginning. The assault upon the Kingdom of Saxany and the tribes of the Five Realms ignites, as the eyes of The Unifier turn southward, across the seas towards faraway Midragard.
Crown of Vengeance
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 228,090. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2017 by Seventh Star Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Strange mists engulf Janus Roland, Erika Laesig, Mershad Shahab, and several others going about their lives in a quiet midwestern town. When the mist dissipates, they all find themselves looking up into the bright skies of a new, incredible world.
Thunder Horizon
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 81,040. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2017 by Seventh Star Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Dark
With a sword blade in her right hand and axe in her left, Rayden confronts foes both supernatural and of flesh and blood. Horrific revelations and tremendous risks loom; some that will see Rayden's survival in the gravest of peril.
Heart of a Lion
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 73,360. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2017 by Seventh Star Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Rayden Valkyrie. She walks alone, serving no king, emperor, or master. Forged in the fires of tragedy, she has no place she truly calls home. A deadly warrior wielding both blade and axe, Rayden is the bane of the wicked and corrupt. To many others, she is the most loyal and dedicated of friends, an ally who is unyielding in the most dangerous of circumstances.

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