Martha Gilstrap


Martha Gilstrap has been writing almost as long as she's been reading. Always lured by the magic and the wondrous, she has chosen fantasy as her genre. She has been published in Consumer Digest and several martial arts magazines, in addition to obtaining a 5th-degree black belt under Taika Seiyu Oyata in Ryu-Te Karate. This lends authenticity to the fight scenes in her novels. A member of Pikes Peak Writers, she presents workshops on writing fight scenes and other topics, a skill learned as a Senior Learning Specialist for a major defense contractor. She currently lives in the Kansas City area.

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A Sprig of Adventure
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 30,970. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General
A little man named Sprig shares his journal from over a hundred years of wandering throughout his magical and curious world.
Elegy: The Black Diamond
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 106,390. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Master gemsman Shay Bladen had a perfect life, until betrayal destroys it. Forced away from the remains of his home, Bladen flees with an heirloom battle-axe created from a single black diamond. With nothing but a cryptic note, he searches for answers among the bloodstone pillars within the Crystal Mountains. But one of the secrets uncovered is that he isn't who he thought he was.

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adventure    battleaxe    debunker    exploration    family    fight scenes    gemstones    healer    little man    magic    wanderer    wonder