Ty Johnston

Biography

Originally from Kentucky, Ty Johnston is a former newspaper journalist. He lives in North Carolina with his beagle, Lily, and loving memories of his late wife.

Blog: tyjohnston.blogspot.com

Smashwords Interview

Who are your favorite authors?
Alexandre Dumas pere, Stephen King, James Gardner, Ed McBain ... I could probably go on, but these are the ones who come to mind. My opinion changes from time to time, but the four gentlemen listed are usually right near the top for me.
What inspires you to get out of bed each day?
Usually the beagle pawing at me because she wants to be fed and to go outside.
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Where to find Ty Johnston online


Books

Bible Camp: The Collection
Pre-release—available September 1, 2015. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,620. Language: English. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Horror » Crime
Tragedy struck years ago at Jacob’s Bible Camp, and the scars run deep. Practically abandoned for decades, the camp is now ready to open once more. The first to arrive are a group of young people sent from a church. Their task is to prepare the camp for the children. They never get the chance.
Bible Camp 5
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,770. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Horror » Crime
A string of brutal murders at Jacob’s Bible Camp during the past year has left behind shattered corpses while local, state and federal law enforcement has proven ineffective. Now a Special Forces squad has been called in to take down the killer, Thomas “Tank” Tucker.” Into this arena steps another, unknown figure. Dutch has his own mission, going after Tank Tucker, and the stakes seem personal.
Guns 'n Money: The Collection
Series: Guns 'n Money, Book 6. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 94,020. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Adventure » General
Small-time mobster Jackie Cruise lands out of prison after five years only to have someone start shooting at him. Not one too take such acts without response, Jackie goes on a crusade, a tirade to discover who wants him dead. Along the way he loses some friends, makes new ones, and discovers betrayal in his midst, all while leaving a long trail of bodies behind him. Collects 5 Guns 'n Money books
Bible Camp 4
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,470. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
A year after Tank Tucker’s killing spree at Jacob’s Bible Camp, six people have gone missing. The local police, state patrol and now the FBI are involved, but so far their results have turned up little. They are not even convinced Tucker is alive, let alone that he is behind the disappearances. The only person to survive an attack by Tucker, Mary Isaacs, has taken it upon herself to lend a hand.
Guns 'n Money: Episode 5
Series: Guns 'n Money. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 24,760. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Adventure » General
Small-time hood Jackie Cruise isn't so small time any more. He's been shot, blown up, battered around, and worse. But now he's hitting back, taking out his enemies one at a time. Now, in the ultimate test, Jackie finds he must go up against his old boss, Roberto Carcinni, who betrayed him. Can Jackie and his buddies survive, let alone win in the end? Part 5 of 5
Bible Camp 3
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,660. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Horror » Crime
It has been a year since the horrific murders at Jacob’s Bible Camp, but even though the killer was supposedly slain, the church that owns the property has decided to sell. To that end, the pastor agrees to meet a real estate agent and a potential buyer at the site of the camp itself. Looking around the camp, they eventually split up, and then they go missing, one by one, just like last year.
Guns 'n Money: Episode 4
Series: Guns 'n Money. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,540. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
It never ends for Jackie Cruise. Street war, that is. He finally avenges himself against mobster Frankie Sardona, and then discovers his own boss had set him up from the very beginning. Not one to take this, Jackie goes on the warpath again, this time tackling the younger brother of one of the Family's top clans. Friends at his side, Jackie brings more chaos to Chisel City. Part 4 of 5
Guns 'n Money: Episode 3
Series: Guns 'n Money. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,430. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Jackie Cruise was just a small-time hood until a mob boss tried to take him out. Now Jackie is out for revenge, big time. Leaving blood and bodies behind him throughout Chisel City, Jackie is on the hunt for the man who wanted him dead. But a professional killer has been brought in, and Jackie might be facing more than he can handle alone. Part 3 of 5
Bible Camp 2
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,230. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Horror » Crime
Sheriff Dean Johnson is called back early from vacation after nearly a half dozen young people are savagely murdered in a camp in his county. With his deputy and the state police lending a hand, the sheriff heads off into the woods in search of a killer. Soon the band of law enforcement officers finds what they believe is a trail, and it heads down into a long-abandoned mine.
Guns 'n Money: Episode 2
Series: Guns 'n Money. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,100. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure
It's tough out there on the streets of Chisel City, and small-time gangster Jackie Cruise knows it better than most. And Jackie isn't the kind to let it get him down. With a mob boss wanting him dead, his best friend already whacked, and bikers giving his new pals problems, Jackie does what Jackie does best. He breaks out the guns and goes on a rampage. Part 2 of 5.
Bible Camp
Price: Free! Words: 12,530. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
When a group of young people are sent by their church to clean up an old bible camp in the mountains, none of them knows the secrets of the tragedy that happened there decades earlier. Meeting with the camp’s caretaker, they soon learn some of the tale, but it’s only when night falls and death strikes that they discover true pain and terror.
Guns 'n Money: Episode 1
Series: Guns 'n Money. Price: Free! Words: 10,640. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Adventure » General
As soon as Jackie Cruise lands on the streets after being in prison for five years, someone is taking shots at him. Hoping to find out who wants him dead, he hooks up with some old pals in the Family and goes to work as a low-level thug. Making ends meet by dealing out mayhem, can Jackie survive long enough to find his would-be killer? Part 1 of 5
20 Tales of Horror and Fantasy
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,590. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
20 short stories, 10 of horror and 10 of fantasy ... HORROR Night of the Toys The Woman Who Hated Cats SINS Marooned with a Vampire Hunting Season Mercy Dead Cherokee Joe Neighbors Second Judas Country Justice FANTASY Unicorn Hunt Holly's Chamber Thus Saith the Lord Animal Story Beneath the Wings of Dragons Glory Days War of the Four Clans Wizard's Guest New Sheriff in Town Trouble with an Elf
A Place Called Skull
Series: The Walking Gods Trilogy, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 51,920. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » General
A city lies in ruins. A wizard walks into the desert, a weapon of magic in his hands. The gods themselves begin to gather. The stakes might very well be the very existence of humankind. To one place do all travel, the desert ruins known as Skull thousands upon thousands of years in the forgotten past. Within those ruins lie secrets and answers.
Where Gather the Gods
Series: The Walking Gods Trilogy, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 39,160. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » General
A chance encounter with armored figures brings Itidal out of the desert. For thousands of years, perhaps longer, he has tromped across the pale sands, but now he is drawn to civilization in a world where civilization should not exist. To him, men are little more than savage beasts, occasionally gathering into small villages though little more. Now Itidal learns of a city, and he strides forward.
The Darkbow Collection - Six Epic Fantasy Novels (The Kobalos Trilogy, and The Horrors of Bond Trilogy)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 553,800. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » General
This specially-priced set collects the first six novels in the Kron Darkbow series of The Ursian Chronicles. THE KOBALOS TRILOGY City of Rogues Road to Wrath Dark King of the North THE HORRORS OF BOND TRILOGY Ghosts of the Asylum Demon Chains The Company of Seven
The Horrors of Bond Trilogy Omnibus
Series: The Horrors of Bond Trilogy, Book 5. Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 320,490. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » General
Ty Johnston’s most popular character, the black-clad Kron Darkbow, returns for another trilogy – an epic fantasy of treachery, terror, madness and magic. This omnibus edition brings together all three novels of The Horrors of Bond trilogy: Ghosts of the Asylum Demon Chains The Company of Seven
The Company of Seven
Series: Kron Darkbow, Book 6 · The Horrors of Bond Trilogy, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 151,610. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » General
An undead mage thousands of years old slinks through the city of Bond. Rising up from beneath the soil, he soon finds himself allied with escaped fugitives from the Prisonlands, a former knight, a pair of assassins and the chief of thieves. Each has their own wants, their own goals, but the wizard's are the most deadly to the citizens of Bond, and he refuses to be denied his destiny.
The Shieldbreaker Collection
Series: Shieldbreaker, Book 6. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,240. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Lerebus Shieldbreaker is a warrior with no past and no future. His family is no more, his clan slain while he is a boy. Trained as a hunter, he hides among mountains, tracking those he believes responsible. Originally a five-part e-book series.
Shieldbreaker: Episode 5: Following Bayne
Series: Shieldbreaker, Book 5. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,220. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » General
Sent back in time nearly two thousands to find the ancient warrior Bayne kul Kanon, Lerebus Shieldbreaker knows no end to his troubles. An army of Trodan soldiers march the land, ready to capture or slay any perceived enemies, while slave traders seek to add to their number of gladiators. Lerebus must get past them all.
Shieldbreaker: Episode 4: The Slave Pits of Mogus Potere
Series: Shieldbreaker, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,640. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » General
The king of Kobalos is no more, but the new ruler and the nation still must pick up the pieces. To this end, Sergeant Lerebus Shieldbreaker leads a squad into the depths of the city's dungeons in order to clear out rumored monsters and to negate magical wards laid down by the old king. However, Lerebus soon finds more than monsters and magic below the castle when an old enemy appears.
Shieldbreaker: Episode 3: Betrayal of the Self
Series: Shieldbreaker, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,060. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Lerebus Shieldbreaker might be the personal body guard to Corvin Verkain, a prince of Kobalos, but what to do when the king himself decides all his children must die? And this is no ordinary king, but the famed Lord Verkain, one of the most powerful wizards known to the world. The only hope is in flight and possible exile, but Corvin will not leave Kobalos without attempting to save his brother.
Shieldbreaker: Episode 2: An End to Rage
Series: Shieldbreaker, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,220. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
He has hidden among the mountains for years, but now his enemies have come looking for him. Yet the Kobalan soldiers Lerebus Shieldbreaker hates are not out to slay him, but to capture him, to bring him before their captain who has a peace offering to make. If Lerebus will only help them track down one of their own, a general gone rogue.
Shieldbreaker: Episode 1: Road of the Sword
Series: Shieldbreaker, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 6,210. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
A hunting trip with his father ends in tragedy for a young Lerebus, a figure destined to become a warrior. His family dead, his village in pieces, the young man sets out on the road of the sword, the road of vengeance. This is the beginning of his tale, the start of what made the man who would become Lerebus Shieldbreaker. This is a short story of approximately 3,500 words.
Mage Hunter Omnibus
Series: Mage Hunter, Book 6. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 94,990. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » General
War has come to northern Ursia. The barbarian Dartague have stormed down from the mountains to seek vengeance for encroachments upon their lands and culture. In this mess, Sergeant Guthrie Hackett finds himself alone after his squad has been slaughtered.
The Storm
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 105,010. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Horror » Undead
Unfortunately for 10-year-old Billy, his special abilities can't remain a secret forever, and a stormy darkness gathers around the small Kentucky town where Billy lives. Within this storm is a stranger with powers of his own to raise the dead and have them do his bidding. This stranger wants Billy's powers for himself, and he does not come alone.
Mage Hunter: Episode 5: Changeless Fate
Series: Mage Hunter, Book 5. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,020. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » General
The defeat of the barbaric Dartague looks imminent, but once more Guthrie Hackett is sent forth on a mission to hunt down the witches of the barbarians. Now almost assured that the two knights traveling with him know of his magical talents, a crime in his homeland, Guthrie fears not only the enemy, but those who are allies.
Mage Hunter: Episode 4: Hammered Iron
Series: Mage Hunter, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,200. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
A prisoner of Lord Verkain, King of Kobalos, Sergeant Guthrie Hackett seeks escape, but he soon suspects his two knightly companions know of his magical abilities, which would be a death sentence in his native land of Ursia.
Mage Hunter: Episode 3: Bared Blades
Series: Mage Hunter, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,380. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
With Sergeant Guthrie Hackett ordered to act as guide, two knights trek into the mountains and head for the camp of a wyrd woman, a barbaric witch. What they discover is an unexpected figure behind the recent war, one who has the potential to make matters far more complex and much worse for the Ursians.
Mage Hunter: Episode 2: Sundered Shields
Series: Mage Hunter, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,660. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » General
It is war. Setting off alone into the wilds, Sergeant Guthrie Hackett hopes to save a captain of the northern Ursian militia who has been captured by the barbaric enemy Dartague. ---------------------------------- Now available Mage Hunter: Blooded Snow Mage Hunter: Sundered Shields Mage Hunter: Bared Blades Mage Hunter: Hammered Iron Mage Hunter: Changeless Fate
Mage Hunter: Episode 1: Blooded Snow
Series: Mage Hunter, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 20,930. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
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A hunt for raiding barbarians turns upon the hunters. His squad mates slain, Sergeant Guthrie Hackett finds himself alone in the winter wilderness on the border between his homeland and a nation of barbarians. He discovers the Dartague have a new leader, a wyrd woman who is behind the border assault. Worse yet for the sergeant, he has fallen under the attention of an ice witch.
Five Tales from the Rusty Scabbard
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,160. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » General
Five short stories from the author's Ursian Chronicles series of epic fantasy tales: Deep in the Land of the Ice and Snow Road of the Sword Six Swords, One Skeleton and a Sewer Blade and Flame Kron Darkbow
Demon Chains (Book II of The Horrors of Bond Trilogy)
Series: Kron Darkbow, Book 5 · The Horrors of Bond Trilogy, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,090. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
A murderer stalks the streets of the city of Bond. The killer leaves behind tortured and twisted bodies that have been ripped apart, often after the most horrible of violations. No one is immune to this stalker's depredations, including children. Especially children. It falls upon Kron Darkbow to hunt this killer, but he soon realizes there is more than one culprit, a dark mage at demon in league.
Sands of Time (a John Dee collection)
Series: John Dee Chronicles, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 76,340. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Cursed by Heaven and Hell, the Mage of Many Names wanders the ages from land to land, his ways often mysterious, his goals changing with events and his moods. From ancient Rome to modern Iraq and then to worlds beyond, he goes by names such as Simon Magus, John Dee, and many others. Within this collection are 16 short stories.
Carcass and Mallet (a John Dee tale)
Series: John Dee Chronicles, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,200. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
In 643 A.D. the armies of Islam have spread across Persia, bringing faith and flame. Seeking vengeance for the betrayal of his king and his men, a Persian officer hunts after a treacherous sorcerer only to discover his target might hold the potential to thwart the much larger enemy. Sorcery and antiquity collide as warrior and mage seek aid from the far past of Persia's might.
The Kobalos Trilogy Omnibus
Series: The Kobalos Trilogy, Book 5. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 234,090. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » General
Three novels in one! And includes a continent map. Collects The Kobalos Trilogy into one format. Features the novels: City of Rogues, Road to Wrath, and Dark King of the North.
100 Years of Blood
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,480. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Fantasy » General
During the early years of the 20th Century, a servant of an English lord arrives in an isolated county among the hills of Appalachia and begins work on a house large enough and fine enough for retiring nobility. For retirement seems to be the goal of Richard Abingdon. Retirement from the nobility, retirement from the world, retirement from life.
100 Web Sites for Fiction Writers
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 36,060. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
With the advent of digital publishing, more and more people are turning to writing as a hobby and as a way to make a living. But where to start? Beginning writers, especially fiction writers, often have a lot of questions. To help answer those questions, author Ty Johnston has scoured the Web for 100 sites that can be of help to fiction writers.
Beneath a Persian Sun (a John Dee tale)
Series: John Dee Chronicles, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,250. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Horror » General
The year is 2003 and the place is Baghdad, Iraq. U.S. forces have invaded and looting has rampaged across the city. Into this chaos arrives a mysterious figure dressed in gray and his companion, a history professor. The two venture into the depths of the National Museum in search of an ancient relic. "Beneath a Persian Sun" is a short story of dark historical and religious fantasy, and horror.
100 Days of Fantasy
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 40,080. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Antiques & Collectibles » Books
Fantasy author Ty Johnston spent 100 days looking back upon books that have influenced him as a writer over the years. He goes into his memories and opinions about 100 books, one for each day, not all of them in the fantasy genre or even speculative in nature, but also including non-fiction books, comic books, graphic novels and more.
Six Swords, One Skeleton and a Sewer (Prequel to The Horrors of Bond Trilogy)
Series: The Horrors of Bond Trilogy, Book 0. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,060. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
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Corporal Lidra doesn't care much for her job in the Bond City Guard, but when an ancient temple is unearthed, she does her duty and leads a squad of five into the depths of the city. What she and her fellow guards discover lurking beneath the streets is the hint of a mystery they might only barely survive, let alone try to understand.
Ghosts of the Asylum (Book I of The Horrors of Bond Trilogy)
Series: Kron Darkbow, Book 4 · The Horrors of Bond Trilogy, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 114,300. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Riots rage on the streets of Bond. Behind the scenes, a core of guilds master grasp at gaining power, deciding that slaying Kron Darkbow would give them more recognition on the streets. But Kron has something to say about that, as do the ghosts inhabiting his new property, the Asylum, where a hundred men, the mad and their guards, were slain during a magical mishap a year earlier.
The Sword of Bayne
Series: The Sword of Bayne, Book 4. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 125,970. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
This Omnibus edition of "The Sword of Bayne" collects three novellas of the adventures of warrior Bayne kul Kanon. Here you will find "Bayne's Climb," "A Thousand Wounds," and "Under the Mountain" in one collection.
The Castle of Endless Woe
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,260. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Horror » General
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Orphaned by the death of her wizard father, a 12-year-old girl finds herself trapped in servitude and traveling to an abandoned castle in the hinterlands. Among the group assigned to returning life to the castle, she finds her only friend in a barbarian warrior. But then he goes missing, and the castle itself seems to be coming alive in a manner most chill.
The Impulse to Punish (a John Dee tale)
Series: John Dee Chronicles, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,010. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The year is 2169 and Mars has been transformed into a world not unlike rural America. Small towns. Farms. Churches. Dr. John Simon arrives from Earth, ready to take on the job of administering to the citizens of Milton Colony. Only the doctor soon discovers those who break the laws and morals of the colony are branded, quite literally, as their punishment. This the doctor cannot abide.
Under the Mountain: Book III of The Sword of Bayne
Series: The Sword of Bayne, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,420. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Bayne kul Kanon has climbed the mountain and traveled to another world. He has learned the secrets of his past, and he has suffered for gaining such knowledge. He has been broken, the scars of a thousand wounds layering every inch of his body. But he wanders on, enraged. Returning to the world of Ursia, he forges ahead on another quest, a search for an old friend, a priest of the god Ashal.
A Thousand Wounds: Book II of The Sword of Bayne
Series: The Sword of Bayne, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,210. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Bayne kul Kanon has passed the mountain, but now the wandering warrior finds another world opening before him. Odd lands, odd people and the oddest of rules and beliefs confront him. It is a world seemingly run by a madman, yet it might hold truths about the secrets of Bayne's past, present and possibly even his future.
Blade and Flame (Prequel to The Kobalos Trilogy)
Series: The Kobalos Trilogy, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,580. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Kuthius Tallerus might be old and sick, but as a sergeant of the Prisonlands border wardens he still has a job to do when a pair of exiles escape with help from the outside world. Leading a squad of wardens, including his nephew the scout, Kuthius sets out in pursuit of the fugitives, eventually discovering this was no simple escape plan.
More Than Kin
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,710. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
Walt Johnson has been a rolling stone most of his life, moving from town to town and living on the edge of homelessness. Now he has run out of time as lung cancer has left him only months to live. Walt begins a quest to find the son with whom he lost contact decades earlier. Out of money, he gets a job at a small-town restaurant in an attempt to save enough to buy a bus ticket to find his son.
Bayne's Climb: Book I of The Sword of Bayne
Series: The Sword of Bayne, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 40,050. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Bayne kul Kanon pursues a dark wizard across a decade and eventually up a mountain path, and when the path runs out, up the side of the mountain itself. Why does Bayne seek this wizard? Because Bayne is a warrior without a past. Ten years earlier he woke amid battle with no memories, his only ally the wizard. His enemies, numberless.
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action    action adventure    action and adventure    actionadventure    adventure    adventure fantasy    adventure series    appalachia    appalachian    assassins    authorship    baghdad    blood    books    books about books    bradbury    cancer    collection    crime    criminal    criminals    dark fantasy    darkbow    dragons    drama    ebooks    epic    epic battle fantasy    epic fantasy    experimental    family    fantasy    fantasy about gods    fantasy action    fantasy action adventure    fantasy action adventure fiction novel epic saga    fantasy adventure    fantasy battle    fantasy collection    fantasy series    fantasy short stories    fantasy short story    fantasy trilogy    fiction    free    funny    ghosts    gods    guns    haunting    heroic fantasy    historical    historical fantasy    horror    horror action    horror action adventure    horror movie    horror movies    horror novel    humor    iraq    killer    killers    kobalos    literary    mafia    magic    magic realism    magic realism fantasy    magic realist    mars    memoir    mobster    mobsters    monster    movies    murder    mythology    new    novelette    omnibus    online    paranormal    persia    reading    reference    saga    sci fi    science fiction    scifi    sequel    serial    serial fantasy    serial fiction    serial killer    serial killers    series    shooting    short    short stories    short story    short story collection    slipstream    small town    smalltown    sorcery    special forces    stab    sword    sword and sorcery    sword sorcery    sword sorcery adventure    swords    swords and sorcery    syfy    telekinesis    thieves    thriller    trilogy    ty johnston    undead    war    weapon    weapons    web    websites    wizards    write    write a book    writing    ya    ya fantasy    ya horror    young adult    young adult fantasy    young adult horror    zombie    zombies   

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