Chuck Abdella


Chuck Abdella is a History teacher at St. John’s High School in Shrewsbury, MA. With degrees in History from Boston College and Columbia University, Chuck has spent many long hours in the embrace of ancient and medieval civilizations. During July, he also directs an academic enrichment camp called College Academy, where he usually saves the world at least once per summer by spearheading an adventure during the camp’s popular Time Machine Day. Studying all that history, telling stories as a teacher, and seasonal world-saving have all helped inspire his writing. He has written poetry and prose for at least 25 years and has been published by the St. John’s Icon, the Boston College Stylus, Worcester Magazine, and the Boston Globe.

His first novel, "The Outcasts: Book I, the Lies of Autumn" was published in June of 2015 and has enjoyed enthusiastic reviews. He published the sequel, "The Darkest Forests" (2016), the three-quel, "Whispers of Spring" (2017), and the conclusion of the series, "A Flicker of Hope" (2019), all to positive reviews on Amazon.

Where to find Chuck Abdella online


The Outcasts
What if a group of misfits from various fantasy races thought they were in an epic adventure to defeat a Dark Lord, but were instead part of a larger lie? Join these Outcasts in Book I: The Lies of Autumn, the sequel, The Darkest Forests, the three-quel, "Whispers of Spring," and the series conclusion, "A Flicker of Hope." "Lie enough and you risk losing the truth entirely."


A Flicker of Hope: Book IV of the Outcasts Series
Series: The Outcasts, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 164,080. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Adventure » Action
What if magic could dwell in unexpected places? Or be wielded by unexpected creatures? In a story filled with page-turning suspense and non-stop action, Chuck Abdella brings a satisfying close to his series with contemporary themes woven into the fabric of an exotic fantasy world. Beneath an ocean of darkness, there is always a flicker of hope.
Whispers of Spring: Book III of the Outcasts Series
Series: The Outcasts, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 152,810. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
One cannot become a dragon to slay a dragon. Winter’s cold hand seemingly grasps the Realm, but the promise of spring whispers a message of hope to those who listen. In the 3rd book of the Outcasts series, Chuck Abdella's imaginary fantasy world has never seemed more familiar because we recognize his heroes' monsters as our own.
The Darkest Forests: Book II of the Outcasts Series
Series: The Outcasts, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 183,390. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Adventure » Action
“Lie enough and you risk losing the truth entirely.” As the Outcasts continue their quest to save the fractured world, both the deceptions and the dangers will grow for the Wizards, Humans, Elf, and Morph. They must journey to the Darkest Forests of the Morphs to find another piece of an enchanted weapon and evidence begins to emerge that life, like a good story, is never what it seems.
The Outcasts
Series: The Outcasts, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 134,560. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Adventure » Action
(5.00 from 1 review)
The only ones who can fix a broken world are those who have been broken by that world. A shadowy threat has emerged in a realm populated by wizards, elves, humans, and morphs. Yet if the heroes expect some straightforward quest, they are are warned, "It's not that kind of story." While THE OUTCASTS pays homage to traditional fantasy archetypes, it also seeks to undermine most of them