A. L. Peevey

Biography

A.L. Peevey has been writing stories since the third grade. Mrinta Quest is his first published book and is a collaboration with his son, Sam, who drew the cover as well as the other illustrations in the book.

In 2013, he published Sweet Halo-Dreams and Other Tales of Magic and Peril, a series of short stories set on distant worlds called the Fades. He also published a novelette, The Oten's Eye, which takes place in the same fabled world as Mrinta Quest.

A.L. Peevey teaches English to international students at a community college in Arizona.

Smashwords Interview

What is the greatest joy of writing for you?
My greatest joy comes from creating a new world, a new character, or a new adventure that someone else can enjoy or escape to.
What do your fans mean to you?
I will continue to write no matter what, but knowing that there are fans who are anticipating reading my newest book adds fuel to my writing fire, so to speak!
Read more of this interview.

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Books

The Oten's Eye: A Tale of Zeheryfel
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Series: Tales of Zeheryfel. Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 13,720. Language: American English. Published: September 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
The orphan, Timur, likes Daisy who grows roses with the power to heal. Her grandmother, Judit, reputedly an evil witch, lies in bed in an endless sleep, missing pieces of her heart, stolen by a rival sorceress. Now, the sorceress has returned to steal the rest of Judit's heart and the fabled oten's eye, a jewel possessed of benevolent power.
Sweet Halo-Dreams and Other Tales of Peril and Magic
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Series: Tales of the Fabled Fades. Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 24,040. Language: American English. Published: August 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The Fades, several worlds far from Earth, are home to many exotic creatures and people: Swink, the scoundrel, is just trying to survive a journey through the Hag's Wood; The halo-stage technician Welry is in love with Sanda who is in love with Welry's best friend, but this is not a typical love triangle; the student Magda spends her tuition to parole a comatose treasure hunter, to get rich.
Mrinta Quest: A Tale of Zeheryfel
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Series: Tales of Zeheryfel, Book 1. Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 61,830. Language: American English. Published: November 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
Erki, the son of a merchant, lives a carefree life in the Oldenburg, the chief city of Zeheryfel. Then, one day his life changes: a criminal wants him dead, and his brother lies dying of the plague. Believing himself to be the chosen one, Erki embarks on a journey to find a way to save his brother, his native city, and his own life. Along the way, he finds more danger, a few friends, and love.

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