Vasileios Kalampakas

Biography

I just want to tell stories

Smashwords Interview

Where did you grow up, and how did this influence your writing?
I grew up at Pyli, near Trikala, a small picturesque municipality, smack in the middle of a gorge, a river overflowing. It did provide for daydreaming, and scenic ideas.
When did you first start writing?
If any sort of fiction counts, of any level, that would be at the age of six. Had my moment of eco-terrorism and gene splicing all mixed into one.
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Books

Party of Five - A game of Po
Series: Party of Five, Book 4. Price: Free! Words: 109,670. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Two exiled princesses, Lernea and Parcifal, happen upon the roguish Winceham. After a quick chase, they witness the murder of a local innkeeper, Ned's father. Pledging their sword, shield and bow to cleansing the local lands of the tyrannical pirate lord Hobb and avenging the death of Ned's father. But that will only be the beginning.. --- Books I to III of "Party of Five" novella series ---
Party of Five - Book III
Series: Party of Five, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 46,120. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Lernea, Theo and Bo have gone missing falling through a void vortex after destroying the Ygg infestation in Tallyflop. Ned, Winceham and Parcifal are brought to Rampatur City, a Human League sovereign state, where they must navigate through a political maze armed with nothing than good will.
Party of Five - Book II
Series: Party of Five, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 33,450. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Ned, Winceham, Lernea and Parcifal, along with Theo and Bo the bunny finally reach Tallyflop atop a giant oak floating in space in search of Theo's people. They'll have a touch of bad luck with what passes as law in a truly neutral pirate haven and before they know it, Theo goes missing, the crystal has been stolen and Bo abducted.
Party of Five
Series: Party of Five, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 31,050. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(3.00)
Pirates, a fiery magical bunny, rastafari elves and two princesses in exile, plus a retired thief, an aspiring bard, and an awkward sorcerer alongside flying ships, off-worlders and dimensional portals. How do all these mix together? They usually don't but when they do, they tend to explode. "Party of Five" is the first book in a series of fantasy novellas by the same name.
On The Riverside Of Promise
Price: Free! Words: 65,220. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
Lagos, Nigeria. Summer of 1968. The war in Biafra is in full swing. Ethan Whittmore is a Captain of the Royal Marines, training government troops in support of the Nigerians. When he learns of his brother's disappearance, a doctor with the Red Cross, he takes it upon himself to find his brother, dead or alive.
Bobby on a stick
Price: Free! Words: 50,540. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(4.00)
NaNoWriMo 2011 book. Last updated 2011-11-30 09:44:46
Goal reached!
A professional thief, Bobby Barhoe, has a problem with the Mafia: They want him to do a job which he can't possibly pull off, because one of his most valuable associates, John Staikos, had just had a terrible accident involving an oxygen tank and a blowtorch. In his efforts, he will team up with a shaman, almost die a number of times, fight evil spirits, demons, and the forces of Hell itself.
Of Man, Sun and Stars
Price: Free! Words: 14,210. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Five short science fiction stories. The Exchange - some strange buyers prove to be more than meets the eye Raging Star - a genocidal killer reveals the hopeless fight for mankind's survival Eden - survival in the first extrasolar human colony The Suit - a ground-breaking experiment goes beyond science Yar's Plume - a unique man retells his story of communicating with an alien entity
Forge of Stones
Price: Free! Words: 152,400. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(3.00)
In a world dominated by a theocratic regime, a revolution is about to erupt. A rebel seeks out a curator's apprentice on the run. They will soon be carried away in a mysterious place, entangled in an adventure that will reveal an earth-shattering truth. In the meantime, a strange sort of pilgrim from afar will meet with a man seeking knowledge and power, changing their world for ever.

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