Realms of Varda

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Realms of Varda publishes media in a shared setting. All novels, novellas, short stories and works of art take place in the same world - Varda - whether the farms of Zarubain, the moonlit city of Galiope, or the ice-blasted tundra of the Druen.

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Ironwood
By AJ Cooper
Series: Witch War, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 7,750. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2014 by Realms of Varda. Category: Fiction
In the lonely forest that covers Miere, a hollow knocking echoes from the Ironwood trees. As the Witch War enters its next phase, Lucienne, a novice of the Summer Court, sets out on a fateful journey. The second novella of the Witch War.
Sons of Empire
By AJ Cooper
Series: The Imperial Chronicles, Book 4. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 62,730. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2014 by Realms of Varda. Category: Fiction
The Empire speeds toward a new century, anticipating new heights of prosperity and power but finding its triumphant march forced to a stumble. While supernatural forces of shadow grow beyond the border, elements within the governmental elite tighten the noose. As the crisis deepens, six souls find themselves at the center of it all--six disparate lives, inexplicably connected. Six SONS OF EMPIRE.
Sword and Talon
By AJ Cooper
Series: Witch War, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 11,080. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2014 by Realms of Varda. Category: Fiction
Summer falls on Miere. From the five lake towns of the north-east to the deepest wood, rumors spread of the Old Religion reawakening. Women of latent power dream of the Horned God, and their worried husbands recall tales of the dark Sisters who once ruled the land. Durant, a squire, was merely passing through Miere but finds himself inexplicably thrust into the Witch War. A novella.
Day of Reckoning: Vampire Origins #5
By AJ Cooper
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 14,100. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2013 by Realms of Varda. Category: Fiction
Four hundred years after the vampire's curse first took hold among the Dark Prince’s children, the druen nation faces certain doom. The non-cursed elven tribes, angered by recent atrocities, form an unprecedented union to annihilate the druen race. The Dark Elves and High Elves, acting in unison, have made up their minds: to invade the Dark Land and bring about the DAY OF RECKONING. A novella.
Prince of Dread: Vampire Origins #4
By AJ Cooper
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 8,890. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2013 by Realms of Varda. Category: Fiction
From the ashes of civil war, the vampire nation emerges stronger than ever. King Homar, whom history will know as the PRINCE OF DREAD, musters his army to avenge a near-forgotten wrong. Caught in the wake of the vampire king’s ambition is Malirias, an escaped slave who would rather die than lose his freedom; but in the end he may perish in the tumult threatening to remake the world. A novella.
Shadow and Flame
By AJ Cooper
Series: The Imperial Chronicles, Book 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 66,330. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2013 by Realms of Varda. Category: Fiction
The Empire has reached its zenith of power and prosperity, but things are rarely as they seem. As shadow spreads across the world, the Revered Order of Hunters scours the provinces for demon shrines and their vile worshipers, all while an eerie silence south of the Imperial border hints of a gathering storm. As darkness grows, not even the Empire will escape the coming trials of SHADOW AND FLAME.
Crimson Throne: Vampire Origins #3
By AJ Cooper
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 9,520. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2013 by Realms of Varda. Category: Fiction
In the vampire nation, there are no heroes, only villains... Druthor, the ancient king of the vampires, sought to cheat death with alchemy but only quickened his demise. His sudden death throws Nardur into civil war as the lesser lords vie for the CRIMSON THRONE. The Black Zealots of the Lonely Temple remain neutral but—in time—everyone must pick sides, and a wrong choice means death. A novella.
Invasion: Enchanted Forest, Episode 5
By AJ Cooper
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,640. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2013 by Realms of Varda. Category: Fiction
Episode 5: Invasion The prophecy of Nightshade, queen of the hags, comes true. An army of Big People invades from the south: the Necro-Lords, masters of death.
Hagflight: Enchanted Forest, Episode 4
By AJ Cooper
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,200. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2013 by Realms of Varda. Category: Fiction
The festival of All Hallows comes to Kalamar. Norgs don masks to honor Dibbhal, the Bogey Man. Meanwhile, Pirosha's friend Imowyn notices the full moon, shining bright. She promptly informs him that whenever All Hallows and a full moon coincide, a fascinating astrological event called the Hagflight can be seen in the sky from the top of Mount Doogan.
Vampire Blade: Vampire Origins #2
By AJ Cooper
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 12,330. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2013 by Realms of Varda. Category: Fiction
A century has passed since the vampire race settled in the arctic north. It seems all is well for Druthor the Great, King of the Vampires, sitting uncontested on the Crimson Throne, when an iron sorceress arrives from the south. With her tales of war and tumult, she brings memories of what Druthor lacks: a national heirloom, an ancestral treasure, Lifedrinker, the ancient blade of the vampires.
Red Empire
By AJ Cooper
Series: The Imperial Chronicles, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 56,570. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2013 by Realms of Varda. Category: Fiction
With the death of Emperor Claudio-Valens Adamantus, many fear the golden age will come to an end. Though barbarians attack from beyond the northern wall and scheming councilors do their best to gain power, the greatest threat may come from far away. Scarlet-cloaked refugees and their queen Lidda arrive on ships and defame the gods, proclaiming the Devil has been reborn on the Red Mountain.
Army of Darkness: Vampire Origins #1
By AJ Cooper
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 16,820. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2013 by Realms of Varda. Category: Fiction
The first vampires, driven from their home, find themselves locked in a struggle for survival. The King of the Elves sends an army to destroy them, and the only escape is north. Their last hope may lie in the walled frontier town of Dundari, or beyond in the White Wastes: a land of ice and snow completely empty of life... or so everyone thinks. A novella.
Fell Winter Omnibus: Books I to III
By AJ Cooper
Series: The Ulfr Crisis, Book 4. Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 118,840. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2013 by Realms of Varda. Category: Fiction
An evil not seen in hundreds of years has awakened in the highland nation of Badelgard. The Ulfr - the original inhabitants of the land whose evil was matched only by their power over death - stir from their barrows. The cold begins to set in. But there is more to fear than darkness and snow in this fell winter. This omnibus includes novels FELL WINTER, HIGH QUEEN, and DRAGON'S SON.
Unconquered Son
By AJ Cooper
Series: The Imperial Chronicles, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 68,230. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2013 by Realms of Varda. Category: Fiction
The Empire threatens to collapse. As enemies multiply, a young man from the Empire's hinterlands grudgingly heads to Imperial City and finds himself at the center of the fight to save the country he loves. What follows is a tale of desert queens and legionaries, of mad girls with great gifts and scheming highborn ladies, of gods both human and divine, that will transform the world forever.
Dragon's Son
By AJ Cooper
Series: The Ulfr Crisis, Book 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 35,720. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2013 by Realms of Varda. Category: Fiction
The Ulfr conquest is complete. The towns of Badelgard lie destroyed, abandoned, or suffering under the rule of Fell Lords and their dark ladies. Against all odds, Kai Riverhall—the Dragon’s Son—seeks to put an end to the Great Witch and her eternal winter.
High Queen
By AJ Cooper
Series: The Ulfr Crisis, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 39,590. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2013 by Realms of Varda. Category: Fiction
The second novel in the Ulfr Crisis trilogy. Alysse Riverhall sails to her native land, vowing to return with an army of knights. While Sigmund sits on the throne, Kenna Wildsaber calls up spirits of darkness to aid her ambitions. The undead High Witch of the Ulfr plots and waits for her chance. But only one of them can be HIGH QUEEN.
Enchanted Forest: Volume 1 Omnibus
By AJ Cooper
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 21,060. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2013 by Realms of Varda. Category: Fiction
In the Kalamar Forest, the line between the material world and the Otherworld is thin. Here, will o' wisps draw unwary travelers into quicksand; the lupine Firvalg hunt in packs; giant spiders trap victims in sticky webs; and the vicious Mandragora coils through the western swamps in her never-ending search for food. This omnibus collects the first five episodes.
Fell Winter
By AJ Cooper
Series: The Ulfr Crisis, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 51,750. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2012 by Realms of Varda. Category: Fiction
An evil not seen in hundreds of years has awakened in the highland nation of Badelgard. The Ulfr – the original inhabitants of the land whose evil was matched only by their power over death – stir from their barrows. The dead walk again at the command of an Ulfr witch, and their goddess waits for Her awakening.
Dead Man Talking: Enchanted Forest, Episode 3
By AJ Cooper
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,490. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2012 by Realms of Varda. Category: Fiction
A visitor has arrived in Kalamar, coinciding with Nightshade's warning about the Big People. As the hours unfold, informants tell Pirosha Shortsprout strange stories about "Maester Leo": his conversations with himself in the cemetery; his many-bladed, gutting spear; and his obsessive search for an ancient relic. The more Pirosha uncovers about Leopold, the more concerned he grows.
Big Black Dog: Enchanted Forest, Episode 2
By AJ Cooper
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,000. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2012 by Realms of Varda. Category: Fiction
In the center of the Kalamar Forest lies the Sheeh, a forbidding region where the trees have minds of their own and the vines strangle passersby. The only settlement, Loxdon, exists precariously on its northernmost edge. Yet things are not well. The ghost of a big black dog kills in the night, and the villagers suspect a witch is responsible.
Hag Hollow: Enchanted Forest, Episode 1
By AJ Cooper
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,680. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2012 by Realms of Varda. Category: Fiction
In the Kalamar Forest, norgs disappear every day. A "Gray Ghost" haunts the wood, speaking of the birth of a male to the west. It becomes increasingly clear to Pirosha Shortsprout that he must ignore his childhood warnings and do the unthinkable: cross into the deadly western swamps and visit Hag Hollow.
Nocturne, Son of the Night
By AJ Cooper
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 40,070. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2011 by Realms of Varda. Category: Fiction
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Nocturne is an outsider. He sees humans as more than bloodmeals - something not well respected in Druen society. One winter night, his compassion gets the best of him when he kills his neighbor to save a human slave. Forced to flee his village and everything he's ever known, he begins a world-spanning journey in pursuit of his true home.


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