Alan Burt Akers

Biography

Alan Burt Akers is a pen name of the prolific British author Kenneth Bulmer, who died in December 2005 aged eighty-four.

Bulmer wrote over 160 novels and countless short stories, predominantly science fiction, both under his real name and numerous pseudonyms, including Alan Burt Akers, Frank Brandon, Rupert Clinton, Ernest Corley, Peter Green, Adam Hardy, Philip Kent, Bruno Krauss, Karl Maras, Manning Norvil, Dray Prescot, Chesman Scot, Nelson Sherwood, Richard Silver, H. Philip Stratford, and Tully Zetford. Kenneth Johns was a collective pseudonym used for a collaboration with author John Newman. Some of Bulmer's works were published along with the works of other authors under "house names" (collective pseudonyms) such as Ken Blake (for a series of tie-ins with the 1970s television programme The Professionals), Arthur Frazier, Neil Langholm, Charles R. Pike, and Andrew Quiller.

Bulmer was also active in science fiction fandom, and in the 1970s he edited nine issues of the New Writings in Science Fiction anthology series in succession to John Carnell, who originated the series.

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Books

Scourge of Antares [Dray Prescot #47]
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Series: Dray Prescot, Book 47. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 53,600. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2014 by Mushroom Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Volume forty-seven of the epic saga of Dray Prescot and the fourth book of the Balintol Cycle.
The Lohvian Cycle I
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 178,450. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2014 by Mushroom Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
The Dray Prescot Saga, omnibus edition, containing books 38 to 40 in the epic series.
Demons of Antares [Dray Prescot #46]
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Series: Dray Prescot, Book 46. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 58,150. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2014 by Mushroom Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
The long-awaited volume forty-six of the epic saga of Dray Prescot and the third book of the Balintol Cycle. Dray Prescot sets everything else aside and throws himself into new and deadly hazards under the streaming mingled lights of the suns of Scorpio.
The Delian Cycle [The Saga of Dray Prescot omnibus #1]
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 364,730. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2013 by Mushroom Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
The first five books in the Saga of Dray Prescot of Earth and of Kregen are brought together in this omnibus edition. Together, these five books make up the Delian Cycle, in which Dray Prescot comes to terms with finding himself on the alien world of Kregen. Here he tries to make sense of his situation: the Star Lords, the Savanti, the marvelous places, strange beasts and stranger people.
Fires of Scorpio [Dray Prescot #29]
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Series: Dray Prescot, Book 29. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 62,620. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2012 by Mushroom Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Volume twenty-nine in the saga of Dray Prescot of Kregen. Involved with setting things right on the continent of Pandahem, the Star Lords yank Dray Prescot away from his friends, and dump him, weaponless, at the gates of the terrible temple of the Leem.
Intrigue of Antares [Dray Prescot #44]
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Series: Dray Prescot, Book 44. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 59,840. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2012 by Mushroom Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Volume forty-four in the saga of Dray Prescot of Earth and of Kregen, and the first book of the Balintol Cycle.
Gangs of Antares [Dray Prescot #45]
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Series: Dray Prescot, Book 45. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 55,160. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2012 by Mushroom Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Volume forty-five in the saga of Dray Prescot of Earth and of Kregen, and the second book of the Balintol Cycle, in which Prescot finds strangeness unlike any he has previously encountered.
Scorpio Triumph [Dray Prescot #43]
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Series: Dray Prescot, Book 43. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 70,280. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2012 by Mushroom Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Volume forty-three in the saga of Dray Prescot of Earth and of Kregen, and the last book of the Lohvian Cycle. Paz, the hemisphere of Kregen where Dray Prescot has adventured and succeeded, is threatened by the reiving Shanks from Schan, the other half of the planet...
Scorpio Drums [Dray Prescot #42]
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Series: Dray Prescot, Book 42. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 57,540. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2012 by Mushroom Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Volume forty-two in the saga of Dray Prescot of Earth and of Kregen, and the fifth book of the Lohvian Cycle. Dray Prescot has recently given up the job of being Emperor of Vallia, only to be pitchforked into the task of uniting all the varied continents and islands of Paz to resist the reiving onslaughts of the Shanks...
Scorpio Ablaze [Dray Prescot #41]
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Series: Dray Prescot, Book 41. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 60,600. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2012 by Mushroom Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
In the streaming mingled lights of the Suns of Scorpio, Dray Prescot takes up the Krozair brand to save his friends who are about to be killed by the vicious Shank lord...
Scorpio Invasion [Dray Prescot #40]
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Series: Dray Prescot, Book 40. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 60,000. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2012 by Mushroom Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Volume forty in the saga of Dray Prescot of Earth and of Kregen, and the third book of the Lohvian Cycle. In Scorpio Assassin, Dray Prescot defied the Star Lords by saving Queen Leone from a grizzly death, and now he must answer for his disobedience...
Scorpio Assassin [Dray Prescot #39]
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Series: Dray Prescot, Book 39. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 59,550. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2012 by Mushroom Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Volume thirty-nine in the saga of Dray Prescot of Earth and of Kregen, and the second book of the Lohvian Cycle. Down in the southern half of the continent of Loh, in an isolated desert land where the belief in reincarnation as a punishment is firmly accepted, Prescot and his new comrade battle intrigue and assassins and attempt to follow the desires of the Star Lords...
Scorpio Reborn [Dray Prescot #38]
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Series: Dray Prescot, Book 38. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 60,160. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2012 by Mushroom Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Volume thirty-eight in the saga of Dray Prescot of Earth and of Kregen, and the first book of the Lohvian Cycle. Sent by the Star Lords to save a life from a fire, Dray Prescot finds himself utterly helpless in a strange land. Confused and unable to move, he is cared for by Mevancy, a woman with a strange and wonderful secret...
Warlord of Antares [Dray Prescot #37]
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Series: Dray Prescot, Book 37. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 55,650. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2012 by Mushroom Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
His empire endangered by the diabolical schemes of the evil witch Csitra, Dray Prescot has been summoned by the powerful Star Lords. Warned of a dread menace approaching from the South, Dray must take on all challengers to become the Warlord of Kregen, uniting his people against the dual threat of Csitra's deadly magic, and a seemingly unstoppable invasion by the Shanks...
Omens of Kregen [Dray Prescot #36]
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Series: Dray Prescot, Book 36. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 54,370. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2012 by Mushroom Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Striving to save his strife torn empire of Vallia from the Nine Unspeakable Curses, Dray Prescot has faced a plague of murderous werewolves and attack by the witch hordes. Now he must conquer the bloodthirsty forces of the would be king of North Vallia, while at the same time protecting the realm from the evil witch Csitra and her sorcerous son...
Storm over Vallia [Dray Prescot #35]
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Series: Dray Prescot, Book 35. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 57,900. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2012 by Mushroom Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Drak, Crown Prince of Vallia, Dray Prescot's son, was sore beset on three sides: He was leading an army of liberation against the usurper Alloran who had seized part of Vallia. He was the target of a marriage plot by an allied queen, whose forces he needed desperately. He was in love with Silda, daughter of his father's loyal friend, Seg the Bowman.
Witches of Kregen [Dray Prescot #34]
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Series: Dray Prescot, Book 34. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 57,240. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2012 by Mushroom Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Dray was struggling to gather together his shattered empire when the witchcraft hit. He had wizards on his side, too, and very soon it became a battle of sheer courage, quick wits, and fast flying. This was more to that ex Earthman's liking, for he knew that this time the Star Lords might be on his side. Not that he could rely on them, for they were just as likely to toss him back to Earth...
Werewolves of Kregen [Dray Prescot #33]
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Series: Dray Prescot, Book 33. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 56,200. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2012 by Mushroom Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Having at last returned to his home empire, to his wife and his friends, Dray Prescot was to learn that the vengeance of his defeated enemies had launched a final assault - with nine occult curses - against Vallia and all that Dray held dear.
Seg the Bowman [Dray Prescot #32]
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Series: Dray Prescot, Book 32. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 66,850. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2012 by Mushroom Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Here's a special treat for everyone who loves novels of high adventure on exotic worlds in the tradition of Burroughs and Norman. For this is such a novel, complete in itself, of Dray Prescot's fighting comrade, Seg, the finest archer of two worlds. Seg is a wild and reckless fellow, courageous in the face of any adversity, and this is the account of his greatest challenge.
Masks of Scorpio [Dray Prescot #31]
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Series: Dray Prescot, Book 31. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 58,900. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2012 by Mushroom Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
For Dray Prescot, the task of burning out the cult of the Silver Leem had been given Star Lords priority. It became a battle of golden masks against silver masks - and behind each facepiece could be hiding the bony features of the Grim Reaper himself!
Talons of Scorpio [Dray Prescot #30]
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Series: Dray Prescot, Book 30. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 65,380. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2012 by Mushroom Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
To finish the job of destroying the hideous cult of the Leem was just one of the problems confronting Dray Prescot, Earthman on Antares' wonder planet. For he had also to rally all the world's forces to combat the onslaught that was on its way from the unexplored Southern Hemisphere...
Delia of Vallia [Dray Prescot #28]
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Series: Dray Prescot, Book 28. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 68,720. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2012 by Mushroom Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Here is a thrill-packed adventure of Delia of Vallia, leader of a mystic guild, and of her mission to bring justice to one who had betrayed her blood oath and her empress. A novel of intrigue, combat, and vengeance that was to bring Delia face to face with the traitoress Jilian in the hidden arena of the whip and the claw.
Mazes of Scorpio [Dray Prescot #27]
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Series: Dray Prescot, Book 27. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 61,420. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2012 by Mushroom Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Although his nemesis, the mad empress of Hamal, and her accomplice, the evil Wizard of Loh have been destroyed, Prescot finds that the strands of this enduring battle have not been tied off, for an old conspiracy has been given a new and darker impetus which leads him to the jungle continent of Pandahem, where beneath the dark and sweltering swamps lies the deadly labyrinth of the Coup Blag...
Allies of Antares [Dray Prescot #26]
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Series: Dray Prescot, Book 26. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 68,970. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2012 by Mushroom Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Beneath the two suns of Antares, the planet Kregen was truly the wonder of the universe. Dray Prescot, Earthman, had been brought there as an agent of the Star Lords, but he had made himself into a rallying point of strength in Kregen's colorful history. Now, when the worst war between the humanoid lands had finally concluded, Prescot again confronts the Star Lords...
Legions of Antares [Dray Prescot #25]
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Series: Dray Prescot, Book 25. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 74,470. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2012 by Mushroom Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
For too long the iron legions of the evil empress of Hamal had devastated the neighboring lands and islands of Kregen. Under the twin suns of Antares, that planet of marvels, had been made a scene of carnage, rapine, and death. Dray Prescot, Earthman transported to Kregen, had battled Empress Thyliss all the way, and at long last found himself nearing the showdown of his long campaign...
Rebel of Antares [Dray Prescot #24]
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Series: Dray Prescot, Book 24. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 72,950. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2012 by Mushroom Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Lone Earthman on the vivid and intricate world of double-sunned Antares in Scorpio, Dray Prescot had been the pawn of the unseen Star Lords who had seeded that planet with the offspring of a hundred alien races. But at last Prescot has come in sight of the goal which he shared with these space masters -- the overthrow of slavers and their evil empires.
Beasts of Antares [Dray Prescot #23]
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Series: Dray Prescot, Book 23. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 75,130. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2012 by Mushroom Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
The marvelous adventures of Dray Prescot on Kregen, the world of wonders that orbits the twin suns of Antares in Scorpio, is a science fiction saga to rival and perhaps surpass the works of Edgar Rice Burroughs and others of the heroic fantasy band. This lone Earthman now enters a new cycle of his fabulous career as he rallies the warriors of Vallia for a final stand.
A Victory for Kregen [Dray Prescot #22]
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Series: Dray Prescot, Book 22. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 80,480. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2012 by Mushroom Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
The twenty-second book of the chronicle of Dray Prescot, and the final volume of the Jikaida Cycle.
A Fortune for Kregen [Dray Prescot #21]
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Series: Dray Prescot, Book 21. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 76,750. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2012 by Mushroom Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
The twenty-first book of the chronicle of Dray Prescot, and the third volume of the Jikaida Cycle.
A Sword for Kregen [Dray Prescot #20]
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Series: Dray Prescot, Book 20. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 78,260. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2011 by Mushroom Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
The twentieth book in the chronicle of Dray Prescot of Earth and of Kregen, and the second volume of the Jikaida Cycle.
A Life for Kregen [Dray Prescot #19]
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Series: Dray Prescot, Book 19. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 81,270. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2011 by Mushroom Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
The nineteenth book in the chronicle of Dray Prescot of Earth and of Kregen, and the first book of the Jikaida Cycle.
Golden Scorpio [Dray Prescot #18]
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Series: Dray Prescot, Book 18. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 81,740. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2011 by Mushroom Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
The eighteenth book in the thrilling saga of Dray Prescot, in which Dray must build an army to fight the evils that seek to overwhelm the empire.
Captive Scorpio [Dray Prescot #17]
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Series: Dray Prescot, Book 17. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 74,190. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2011 by Mushroom Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
The seventeenth book in the saga of Dray Prescot, in which he faces his darkest hour.
Savage Scorpio [Dray Prescot #16]
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Series: Dray Prescot, Book 16. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 71,640. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2011 by Mushroom Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Savage Scorpio is the sixteenth novel in the Saga of Dray Prescot and the second novel of the Vallian Cycle.
Secret Scorpio [Dray Prescot #15]
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Series: Dray Prescot, Book 15. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 73,170. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2011 by Mushroom Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
The fifteenth book in the saga of Dray Prescot, and the first volume of the Vallian Cycle.
Renegade of Kregen [Dray Prescot #13]
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Series: Dray Prescot, Book 13. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 69,880. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2011 by Mushroom Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Book Thirteen of the Saga of Dray Prescot of Earth and of Kregen, in which Dray seeks to become a Krozair once again.
Tides of Kregen [Dray Prescot #12]
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Series: Dray Prescot, Book 12. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 72,040. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2011 by Mushroom Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Book Twelve of the chronicles of Dray Prescot of Earth and Kregen, and the first of the Krozair cycle.
Armada of Antares [Dray Prescot #11]
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Series: Dray Prescot, Book 11. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 82,540. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2011 by Mushroom Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Book Eleven in the saga of Dray Prescot of Earth and of Kregen.
Avenger of Antares [Dray Prescot #10]
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Series: Dray Prescot, Book 10. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 67,100. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2011 by Mushroom Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
The tenth book in the chronicles of Dray Prescot of Earth and of Kregen sees our hero confront the cult of the Silver Leem.
Bladesman of Antares [Dray Prescot #9]
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Series: Dray Prescot, Book 9. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 70,010. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2011 by Mushroom Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
The problem with being a spy is that you have to make friends with the enemy, and Dray Prescot's mission, and his life, was perilously balanced upon the razor-edged blades of loyalty versus duty...
Fliers of Antares [Dray Prescot #8]
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Series: Dray Prescot, Book 8. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 67,370. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2011 by Mushroom Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Dray Prescot was a hunted and harried wanderer of the continent of Havilfar. His task? To discover the means by which the aircraft of that continent's most advanced civilization operated...
Arena of Antares [Dray Prescot #7]
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Series: Dray Prescot, Book 7. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 74,700. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2011 by Mushroom Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Could Dray Prescot survive the life of a gladiator against the killers and monsters of a spoiled queen -- while the Star Lords waited for his mission to continue?
Manhounds of Antares [Dray Prescot #6]
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Series: Dray Prescot, Book 6. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 71,110. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2011 by Mushroom Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Would Dray Prescot be able to remain a prince of proud Vallia or become just another human victim of the hunters and manhounds of the mysterious Southern Continent?
Prince of Scorpio [Dray Prescot #5]
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Series: Dray Prescot, Book 5. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 88,560. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2011 by Mushroom Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
The fifth book of the Dray Prescot series. For Dray there was only one goal -- already in sight -- and he would not be turned aside any longer no matter what dangers Vallian intrigues and quasi-human mysteries may have in store for him...
Swordships of Scorpio [Dray Prescot #4]
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Series: Dray Prescot, Book 4. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 76,730. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2011 by Mushroom Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
The fourth book of the Dray Prescot series. What does a man do when fate makes him the protector of the royal head of the land of his enemies?
Warrior of Scorpio [Dray Prescot #3]
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Series: Dray Prescot, Book 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 80,470. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2011 by Mushroom Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
The third book of the Dray Prescot series. Once again in the grip of the Star Lords of the Constellation Scorpio, Dray Prescot finds himself torn from the battles of the Inner Sea for a mission in the air...
Suns of Scorpio [Dray Prescot #2]
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Series: Dray Prescot, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 79,050. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2011 by Mushroom Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
The second book of the Dray Prescot series. Slave of the colossus builders or scourge of the Inland Sea? Both roles awaited Dray Prescot on his return to Kregen. Torn between two contending forces, the Star Lords and the Savanti, Prescot himself wanted only to find his beloved, the Princess Delia of the Blue Mountains...
Transit to Scorpio [Dray Prescot #1]
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Series: Dray Prescot, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 75,030. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2011 by Mushroom Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
On the planet Kregen that circles Antares, the brightest star of the Constellation of the Scorpion, two forces contend for the world's destiny. One of them, the Savanti, called in a human pawn from far-away Earth. His name is Dray Prescot, and only the Savanti know his role...
Krozair of Kregen [Dray Prescot #14]
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Series: Dray Prescot, Book 14. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 77,360. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2011 by Mushroom Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Book fourteen in the Saga of Dray Prescot, Prince of Vallia, Lord of Strombor, and disgraced Krozair.

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