Joseph R. Lallo


Joseph Lallo is a Computer Engineer, as well as editor and chief contributor to

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Pre-release—available November 10, 2016. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 201,000. Language: English. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Philo Middleton awakes to find himself strapped to a chair in a strange chamber with most of his memory missing. His day goes downhill from there. He is trapped in a place known as The Between. The mysterious dimension exists between all other places and eras. Time does not flow, science does not function, and magic rules all. Philo, a useless science-type, now must find some way to return home.
Ichor Well
Series: Free-Wrench. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 111,380. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
Ichor Well is the third story in the Free-Wrench Series of Steampunk novels. Ever since Nita joined the Wind Breaker crew, the airship's reputation has been growing. The destruction of the mighty dreadnought and the escape from the legendary Skykeep have made the crew the stuff of legend. Alas, legendary heroes always attract worthy villains. Luscious P. Alabaster strives to be just that foe.
The Redemption of Desmeres
Series: Book of Deacon. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 124,150. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » General
The Redemption of Desmeres is a sidequest in The Book of Deacon Saga. Desmeres Lumineblade always prided himself on his pragmatism, clarity, and focus. These qualities made him the maker of the finest weapons ever created, and even helped end the Perpetual War. But some choices leave scars on even the steadiest mind, and now the time has come to find balance for his less heroic deeds.
Temporal Contingency
Series: Big Sigma, Book 4. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 158,640. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Some problems just won’t stay solved. After his devastating clash with a robotic scourge in his last adventure, Lex’s life is finally getting back on track. It seems like he might even be able to return to the race track. Mad inventor Karter and his AI Ma have other plans. They’ve discovered a problem so large that in the present it cannot be solved. In the past, however, they might have a chance.
The D'Karon Apprentice
Series: Book of Deacon, Volume 4. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 167,760. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » General
In the months following The Battle of Verril, great strides have been made to heal the rift between the Northern Alliance and Tressor. The peace between the nations, however, is a fragile one, and the awakening of an ancient enemy threatens to spark a new conflict that could undo all that the Chosen have achieved.
The Book of Deacon Anthology
Series: Book of Deacon. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 701,660. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » General
For the first time ever, the first five years of the acclaimed Book of Deacon series are collected into a single volume. It includes: The Complete Book of Deacon Trilogy Jade The Rise of the Red Shadow And published for the first time by Joseph R. Lallo: Entwell Origins: Ayna The Stump and the Spire. All works include improved formatting and a short foreword by the author.
Series: Free-Wrench, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,300. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Fantasy » General
Several months have passed since Nita Graus left her home in Caldera to soar with the crew of the Wind Breaker, and life is anything but easy. Their prior exploits have earned them quite a reputation among surface-dwellers and made them a perpetual target of the manipulative residents of the fug. Now a new plot could split the crew and ground the Wind Breaker once and for all.
Artificial Evolution
Series: Big Sigma, Book 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 161,610. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Third in the Big Sigma series, Artificial Evolution begins with our heroes facing the bureaucratic wrath of VectorCorp. Thanks to a vindictive corporate operative, Lex is without a reliable job and Michella's network won't support her investigations. Checking out a supposed alien seems to be the perfect cover for some subversive journalism, but it might turn out to be her biggest story yet.
Series: Free-Wrench, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 62,290. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
Beyond the islands of Caldera the world is a vicious place. A terrible calamity has poisoned the land. Those too ruthless or stubborn to die have crafted steam-powered mechanical wonders and taken to the sky. Yet somewhere in that wretched land there is a cure for a dire disease. With the eccentric crew of an airship called The Wind Breaker, Nita Graus means to find that cure, whatever the price.
The Other Eight
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,500. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody
The good news is, superheroes exist. The bad news is, most powers are worthless and most heroes are insane. The Other Eight is the story of the US Army's latest attempt to find a team of worthwhile heroes and the farcical reality show of a recruitment drive that results from a security leak that makes the secret project public knowledge.
The Rise of the Red Shadow
Series: Book of Deacon, Volume 0.5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 180,290. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » General
Before he was a legendary assassin and mythic hero, the creature known as Lain was just a simple malthrope, frightened and alone. The Rise of the Red Shadow tells the story of his tragic youth, beginning with his days on a plantation in Tressor and following him through the painful tragedies and thrilling trials that would one day lead him to greatness in the pages of The Book of Deacon.
Unstable Prototypes
Series: Big Sigma, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 159,710. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Eight months have passed since the Bypass Gemini incident, and Karter Dee - a brilliant inventor and dangerous sociopath - has been kidnapped by group of desperate extremists. To prevent the group responsible from unleashing Karter's lethal ingenuity, the inventor's quirky AI "Ma" convinces ex-Racer "Lex" Alexander to help assemble a team of former allies in order to mount a rescue.
Bypass Gemini
Series: Big Sigma, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 94,780. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
In a distant future, Trevor "Lex" Alexander was shaping up to be the next great race pilot until a fixed race got him banned from the sport. Reduced to making freelance deliveries, he thinks his life can't get any worse. That's when a package manages to get him mixed up with mobsters, a megacorp, and a mad scientist. Now his life depends on learning what their plans are, and how he can stop them.
The Battle of Verril
Series: Book of Deacon, Volume 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 149,310. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
In this, the finale of the Book of Deacon Trilogy, Myranda and the Chosen face their greatest challenges yet. Time is running out, and the Generals are growing desperate. Through victory and defeat, reunion and betrayal, neither the heroes nor their foes will rest until they have seen their task through to the end. The only question is, will it be the end of a war, or the end of times?
The Great Convergence
Series: Book of Deacon, Volume 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 144,630. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
The second in the Book of Deacon series, The Great Convergence continues the tale of young Myranda Celeste. With fresh knowledge of magic and steadfast resolve to see the end of the war that plagues her land, Myranda sets out to find and unite the five fated heroes, the Chosen. Each new warrior brings her world a step closer to peace, but does she have the strength to survive the trials ahead?
Series: Book of Deacon. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 42,350. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General
This short novel, set after the events of The Book of Deacon, follows the blessed and cursed life of Jade Rinton. Stripped of her family and kept in a tall tower by a fierce dragon due to the scheming of a mysterious stranger, Jade seems to be living in a twisted fairy tale. She soon learns, though, that fate has its own ideas of who should play each part, and that family is where you find it.
The Book of Deacon
Series: Book of Deacon, Volume 1. Price: Free! Words: 149,420. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
The tale of Myranda Celeste, a young woman orphaned by a century long war, and her chance discovery of a fallen soldier's priceless cargo. The find will change her life, sending her on an adventure of soldiers and rebels, wizards and warriors, and beasts both noble and monstrous. Each step will bring her closer to the truth of her potential, of the war, and of the fate of her world.

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