Kris Lewis and Amber Marshall are a writing duo who wrote their first novel without realizing it until they were near the standard word count. It started as a writing exercise and, realizing they worked well together and supplemented each others weaknesses with their strengths, decided to keep going just to see how it turned out. It became The Trident of Merrow, a YA fantasy novel set in the world of Aquan a world covered by vast oceans and small continents. The story follows the adventures of Tosh, her foster brother Germaine, and Massimo, the boy that will become her first love.
Amber Marshall has been published in an anthology of New Hampshire writers. She has a B.A. in English with honors, summa cum laude from the University of New Hampshire, where her studies focused on creative writing. She lives in New Hampshire with her husband and a hard drive full of fictional bad boys with big hearts.
Kristopher Lewis is a short story writer published in small webzines. An avid researcher and history buff, his nights are filled with visions of Victoriana, pirates, and samurai. He resides in New Hampshire and holds the belief that there will never be enough bookshelves in the world.
A short story (1900 words) set in Aquan, a prequel to The Trident of Merrow.
Massimo and his best friend, Gisele, dream of escaping Merspire and their destinies as witchbreed the day Gisele is due to undergo the ritual that will initiate her into the sisterhood of the Strega.