Carolyn Kephart

Biography

About the author: Early life as a military brat gave Carolyn Kephart an appreciation of nomadic lifestyles, a fascination with world cultures, and close-up insights into the warrior mentality and its manifestations, all of which influence her work. She loves things that nourish the spirit and widen the mind.

All ebooks listed below are currently on sale at greatly reduced prices for a limited time:

Kephart's epic fantasy duology WYSARD and LORD BROTHER has received critical acclaim for its literary merit and timeless themes. THE RYEL SAGA: A TALE OF LOVE AND MAGIC combines both volumes in a single book.

QUEEN OF TIME looks at the Faust legend through a magic realism lens, with a female protagonist.

PENTANGLE: FIVE POINTED FABLES is a collection of Kephart's short fiction previously published in e-zines, plus a bonus tale.

Visit http://carolynkephart.com for first chapters and much more.

WYSARD, LORD BROTHER, QUEEN OF TIME AND PENTANGLE are available in paperback at Amazon.com/CreateSpace.

Where to find Carolyn Kephart online

Books

Last Laughter
Price: Free! Words: 3,420. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
A wicked court jester gets his comeuppance in this cautionary tale, first published in Silver Blade Fantasy Quarterly. Carolyn Kephart is the author of the acclaimed epic fantasy THE RYEL SAGA: A TALE OF LOVE AND MAGIC and the contemporary magic realism novel QUEEN OF TIME. 'Last Laughter' is part of the collection PENTANGLE: FIVE POINTED FABLES.
Everafter Acres
Price: Free! Words: 5,080. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Happily Ever After isn’t always perfect, but dark knights can be illuminating. A wryly humorous fall-themed fairy tale, first published in Luna Station Quarterly. Carolyn Kephart is the author of the acclaimed epic fantasy THE RYEL SAGA: A TALE OF LOVE AND MAGIC and the contemporary magic realism novel QUEEN OF TIME. This short story is part of the collection PENTANGLE: FIVE POINTED FABLES.
The Heart's Desire
Price: Free! Words: 4,120. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Dark
A government scryer's life is a prison until she discovers the ultimate secret language. This poignant near-future tale examines the boundaries between love and freedom. THE HEART'S DESIRE is part of the collection PENTANGLE: FIVE POINTED FABLES.
The Kind Gods
Price: Free! Words: 1,930. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Did the old gods really die? A warrior seeks answers at the burial-mound of his greatest enemy in this Norse-themed elegy, first published in Bewildering Stories. Carolyn Kephart is the author of the acclaimed epic fantasy THE RYEL SAGA: A TALE OF LOVE AND MAGIC and the contemporary magic realism novel QUEEN OF TIME. 'The Kind Gods' is part of the collection PENTANGLE: FIVE POINTED FABLES.
Regenerated
Price: Free! Words: 3,780. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Cela had always hoped she'd find Jorgen again someday...but was this really Jorgen? A tenderly bitter tale of love and changes first published in Quantum Muse, and part of the collection PENTANGLE: FIVE POINTED FABLES. Carolyn Kephart is the author of the acclaimed epic fantasy duology WYSARD and LORD BROTHER, available in a single volume as THE RYEL SAGA: A TALE OF LOVE AND MAGIC.