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.

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.

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

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

THE RYEL SAGA: A TALE OF LOVE AND MAGIC is now available in paperback at Amazon.com.

Where to find Carolyn Kephart online


Where to buy in print


Books

At The Core Of The Happy Apple: A Mystery Solved
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,110. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Antiques & Collectibles » Toys, Nonfiction » General reference » Curiosities & wonders
Fantasy author Carolyn Kephart exposes the inner workings of a Fisher Price wobble toy popular in the 70s and now highly collectible.
PenTangle: Five Pointed Fables
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,820. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
This short story collection brings together five tales from tilted views, previously published in ezines. Carolyn Kephart is the author of the acclaimed epic fantasy duology WYSARD and LORD BROTHER, and QUEEN OF TIME, magic realism that takes the Faust legend in new directions.
Last Laughter
Price: Free! Words: 3,500. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General
(4.00)
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: 5,170. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General
(5.00)
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: 4,200. 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: 2,000. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
(5.00)
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.
The Ryel Saga: A Tale of Love and Magic
Series: The Ryel Saga. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 229,220. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » Dark
(4.00)
Lord Adept Ryel Mirai seeks to rediscover the Art that will release his mentor from the wraithworld of the Void, but a malignant sorcerer likewise imprisoned has enlisted the aid of Ryel's strongest rival to find the spell first. THE RYEL SAGA combines in a single volume the critically acclaimed epic fantasy duology WYSARD and LORD BROTHER (revised and expanded 2013 second edition).
Regenerated
Price: Free! Words: 3,830. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
(4.50)
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.

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