Peter Halder is the pen name of Burnett Alexander Halder. He was born in Guyana, formerly British Guyana, and educated there, the United Kingdom and the University of the West Indies in Trinidad and Tobago.
Peter worked as a journalist and later joined the Government Service. He served in District Administration, Licence Revenue and Foreign Affairs. As a diplomat, he was Deputy Head of Mission, Guyana Embassy, Washington D.C., U.S.A. and subsequently appointed High Commissioner to Canada. He resigned and accepted an appointment as a Consultant with the Government of Fiji. He later became a Consultant with the Fiji Embassy to the U.S.A. and after, with the Fiji Permanent Mission to the United Nations.
Peter received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Guyana Cultural Association of New York, USA and Editor’s Awards from The National Library of Poetry, Maryland, USA. His first book, The Cat of Muritaro, was published in 2012. He has a blogsite at www.peterhalder.wordpress.com/ at which his nostalgias, articles, short stories, and poems can be read.
He is now retired and lives with his family in Virginia, U.S.A.
A beautiful girl, Mandi Mandar, is chosen by the White Angel, Surora, to save the three Kingdoms of Aurora from destruction by a devastating earthquake being planned by three evil Wizards who live in the mountains and are unhappy with the rapidly increasing population in the Kingdoms.
A brave young man, Jax, aided by a Fairy, embarks on a thrilling, captivating, perilous and frantic mission to save the Royal Family and the Kingdom of Zandar from a greedy, evil Wizard, and at the same time, prevent a horrible marriage between the Wizard and Princess Andara.
The book contains four wonderful, intriguing, exciting, captivating and thrilling fairy tales by Peter Halder. In the feature tale, The Riddle, a brave young man sets out to find an evil Enchanter who kidnapped the Royal baby. To destroy him and save the Royal child, the young man must solve a riddle.
The Three Princes: Two Exciting Adventure Tales by Peter Halder
The Three Princes combines a pair of exciting, breath-taking, action filled fairy tale adventures. Both tales are filled with strange events, thrills, magic and happy endings.
Macabre Supernatural Tales of Guyana. Blood-curdling, mind boggling and hair-raising supernatural tales embroidered with murder and mayhem. The cemetery, spirits and dark forces add unreal backgrounds to the tales.
The Monkey Wife: Four Bizarre Tales of the Rainforest
Following on from Peter Halder's first collection in The Aligator and the Sun, these four incredible tales add more color to and further illuminate the tapestry of ancient rainforest myths, from Guyana on South America's Caribbean coast.
The Alligator and the Sun and other rainforest tales
Nine captivating tales, which weave a tapestry of the unbelievable and fascinating ancient rainforest lore of the Amerindians of Guyana on South America's Caribbean coast.