Edward K. Ryan

Biography

Ed is a lifelong resident of upstate New York. He writes in the spaces around life as a husband and father. Influenced by everyone from R.E. Howard and Michael Moorcock to Raymond Feist and Glenn Cook, he prefers writing fantasy to dealing with reality.

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Books

Mercenary Law
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,890. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2016 by SlateRunPublishingLLC. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Tyris and Stilthius Menion and the sell-swords of the Black River Company find themselves at odds over the fate of a prisoner and the question of whether or not honor means more than the code that binds them.
Ghosts of Kiranon
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,120. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2015 by SlateRunPublishingLLC. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Dark, Fiction » Fantasy » General
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When death calls, no magic in the world can hold it at bay forever. As two very different men face it together, each struggles to accept the inevitable in his own way.
Ugly Whores
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,530. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2015 by SlateRunPublishingLLC. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Dark, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
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Afton Leer is a mercenary with too many years - and battles - behind him. Today, however, he has chosen the wrong side in a very one-sided fight. As the enemy closes in, he uses what time he has left to reflect on a life lived by the sword.
The Reckoning
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,120. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2015 by SlateRunPublishingLLC. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Tyris and Stilthius Menion have just had a falling out with their previous employer. In the brutal, unforgiving world of mercenaries, this makes them hunted men. Their flight takes them to a desolate town and a chance meeting with the only two souls who remain there. When it becomes clear things are not what they seem, the brothers are faced with forces far beyond their experience as soldiers.
Thinner Than Blood
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 133,310. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2015 by SlateRunPublishingLLC. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » General
Jantalus Kathias remembers his mother's murder with perfect clarity. Unfortunately, it's the only thing he remembers. Found unconscious in the company of a dying man, his rescuers learn only his name. Jantalus cannot explain who he is, why a strange, uncontrollable magic courses through his veins or how he came to bear the black-eyed mark of the dead.

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