T. E. Waters

Biography

A sneaky snaky writer of historical fantasy with the occasional slippery science fiction element. Like giant robots.

Where to find T. E. Waters online

Where to buy in print

Series

Spring and Autumn
A historical fantasy series set in a world based loosely on the cultures of late Bronze Age China, during the time of Confucius and Sun Tzu.
And the Rivers Sang
Price: $3.99 USD.
The Ghost Tiger's Lament
Price: $4.99 USD.
Vortex Saga
An ancient prophecy spoke of four great vortexes that would someday swallow the world in darkness...

Books

And the Rivers Sang
Series: Spring and Autumn, Book 0. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 64,990. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2020. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
Prince Mukkuen flees his kingdom after his older brother kills their nephew and usurps the throne. In his self-exile, he encounters a young boatman with a mysterious power...
The Land of Eternal Winter
Series: Vortex Saga. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 106,230. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Adventure » Action
They seek the Eternal Winter. But to this northern kingdom of ravens and pegasi have come those who would stop them. A young resistance leader ventures into the frozen wastelands to recruit an old friend to her cause; a fire-wielding mercenary searches for her lost comrade and the ancient artifact he holds... Already the world has changed. Soon, there will be no return.
Many Gates
Series: Dragonfly City. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,570. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A well-respected witch investigates the death of her former apprentice and lover, by now a famous warlock in his own right... And in the process, rediscovers her own humanity. A short novella/long short story.
The Ghost Tiger's Lament
Series: Spring and Autumn, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 103,700. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
When a tiger spirit from a rival kingdom kidnaps the queen's only daughter, trusted bodyguard Ashne follows in pursuit, despite knowing that her sword will be of little use against the ancient magic steadily reawakening across the land. But it is her human adversaries who prove more dangerous as she navigates the shifting political landscape in a kingdom still recovering from a decades-long war...
Thousand-Year Cat
Series: Dragonfly City. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,430. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Once upon a time, a cat fell in love with an ambitious man. A short story.
Wall of Bones
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,100. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fairy tales, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
A bereaved witch defies the emperor and topples the Great Wall with her song of grief. A short story fantasy retelling of the traditional Chinese love story, "The Tears of Lady Meng Jiang."

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