Karen Myers

Biography

Karen Myers is the author of the best-selling novel To Carry the Horn, the first entry in the series The Hounds of Annwn, a contemporary Wild Hunt fantasy set in a fae otherworld version of the Virginia Piedmont. She is currently working on a new fantasy series, The Affinities of Magic, following a young wizard who launches an industrial revolution of magic. More information is available at Perkunas Press.

A graduate of Yale University from Kansas City, Karen has lived with her husband, David Zincavage, in Connecticut, New York, Chicago, California, and more recently in the lovely foxhunting country of Virginia where they followed the activities of the Blue Ridge Hunt, the Old Dominion Hounds, the Ashland Bassets, and the Wolver Beagles.

Karen's professional hunt country photography can be found at KLM Images. She writes, photographs, and fiddles from her log cabin in the Allegheny mountains of central Pennsylvania.

Contact: KarenMyers@HollowLands.com

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Books

The Hounds of Annwn Bundle (Books 3-5)
Series: The Hounds of Annwn. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 231,390. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
A bundle of books from The Hounds of Annwn - Books 3-5. (3) King of the May -- Withstanding betrayal by the fae King of Britain may cost George Talbot Traherne both his life and his family. (4) Bound into the Blood -- The god Cernunnos will stop at nothing to prevent George Talbot Traherne from discovering the truth about his father. (5) Tales of Annwn -- a collection of 5 short stories.
The Hounds of Annwn Bundle (Books 1-2)
Series: The Hounds of Annwn. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 268,600. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
A bundle of books from The Hounds of Annwn - Books 1-2. (1) To Carry the Horn -- Foxhunter George Talbot Traherne crosses into an otherworld version of Virginia and is drafted to lead the Hounds of Hell. (2) The Ways of Winter -- George Talbot Traherne must try and stop an enemy with hostages who threatens thousands of others, even at the cost of his own life.
Broken Devices
Series: The Chained Adept. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 105,530. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » General
The largest city in the world has just discovered its missing wizards. It seems the Kigali empire has ignited a panic that threatens internal ruin and the only chained wizard it knows that’s still alive is Penrys. The living wizards and the dead are not her people. All they have in common is a heavy chain and a dead past — the lives that were stolen from them are beyond recall.
Mistress of Animals
Series: The Chained Adept, Book 2. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 107,900. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » General
Penrys, the wizard with a chain and an unknown past, is drafted to find out what has happened to an entire clan of the nomadic Zannib. Nothing but their empty tents remain, abandoned on the autumn steppe with their herds. Winter is coming, and hundreds are missing.
The Chained Adept
Series: The Chained Adept, Book 1. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 121,820. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » General
Book 1 of The Chained Adept. Penrys’s past is unknown, but she’s got a better grip on her future: find out where she came from, what happened to her, and how the unremovable chain around her neck makes her different from other wizards. All she wants is a firm foundation for the rest of her life, with a side helping of retribution, and if she has to fix things along the way, well, so be it.
Bound into the Blood
Series: The Hounds of Annwn, Book 4. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 99,000. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Adventure » Action
George Talbot Traherne, the human huntsman for the Wild Hunt, is preparing for the birth of his child by exploring the family papers about his parents and their deaths. When his improved relationship with his patron, the antlered god Cernunnos, is jeopardized by an unexpected opposition, he finds he must choose between loyalty to family and loyalty to a god.
King of the May
Series: The Hounds of Annwn, Book 3. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 120,860. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Adventure » Action
George Talbot Traherne, the human huntsman for the Wild Hunt, had hoped to settle into a quiet life with his new family, but it was not to be. Gwyn ap Nudd, Prince of Annwn, has plans to secure his domain in the new world from the interference of his father Lludd, King of Britain. But when George stands with Lludd at Lludd's court, disaster ensues and threatens the Hounds of Annwn themselves.
The Ways of Winter
Series: The Hounds of Annwn, Book 2. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 118,850. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Adventure » Action
It’s the dead of winter and George Talbot Traherne, the new human huntsman for the Wild Hunt, is in trouble. A dangerous foe has mastered an unstoppable weapon and threatens the fae dominions in both the new and the old worlds. Only George has a chance to reach him in time to prevent the loss of thousands of lives, even if it costs him everything.
To Carry the Horn
Series: The Hounds of Annwn, Book 1. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 154,350. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Adventure » Action
When Virginia foxhunter George Talbot Traherne lost track of the Rowanton Hunt’s hounds, the last thing he expected was to find himself in the fae otherworld, drafted to lead the Hounds of Hell for the Wild Hunt.
Tales of Annwn
Series: The Hounds of Annwn. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 20,450. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A Story Collection from The Hounds of Annwn. Contains: The Call, Under the Bough, Night Hunt, Cariad, The Empty Hills.
The Empty Hills
Series: The Hounds of Annwn. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,990. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A Short Story from The Hounds of Annwn. George Talbot Traherne shows a bit of the human world to family and friends, hoping to share some of the sense of wonder he discovered when he encountered the fae otherworld. He’s worried about discovery by other humans, but things don’t turn out quite the way he expects. This short story takes place during the events in King of the May.
The Call
Series: The Hounds of Annwn. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,520. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
A Short Story from The Hounds of Annwn. A very young Rhian discovers her beast-sense and, with it, the call of a lost hound. It’s not safe in the woods where cries for help can attract unwelcome attention, but two youngsters discover their courage in the teeth of necessity. This short story takes place before the events in To Carry the Horn.
Under the Bough
Series: The Hounds of Annwn. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,530. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » Fantasy
A Short Story from The Hounds of Annwn. Angharad hasn’t lived with anyone for hundreds of years, but now she is ready to tie the knot with George Talbot Traherne, the human who has entered the fae otherworld to serve as huntsman for the Wild Hunt. As soon as she can make up her mind, anyway.
Night Hunt
Series: The Hounds of Annwn. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,350. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure
A Short Story from The Hounds of Annwn. When George Talbot Traherne goes night hunting for fox in Virginia, he learns about unworthy men from the old-timers drinking moonshine around the fire and makes his own choices.
Cariad
Series: The Hounds of Annwn. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,640. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Romance » Fantasy
A Short Story from The Hounds of Annwn. Luhedoc is off with his adopted nephew Benitoe to fetch horses for the Golden Cockerel Inn. He’s been reunited with his beloved Maëlys at last, but how can he fit into her capable life as an innkeeper? What use is he to her now, after all these years? Luhedoc needs to relearn an important lesson about confidence.

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