The World of Taint
Four worlds, two destroyed and the other two in conflict. The World of the Tainted has become a focal point for all four powers: demonic, dreamer, wizard, and draconic. These are the tales of the world that did not know its own importance.
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Book 1: Rydan
These are the first steps along the path to conquest. Tread lightly.
Tohmas Galanth must rally the people of Espar, lest they be overrun. But the greatest threat to Espar is Tohmas himself
Book 2: Celebrant
The line between enemy and ally blur.
Tohmas Galanth's bid to defend the north is met with staunch opposition, many from within his ranks. ...more
Book 3: Northlander
The truth will destroy it all.
Pinned in HillTop, winter eats away at Tohmas Galanth’s forces. Tohmas’ wizard is outmatched and in hiding. And the longer they wait, the closer the truth comes to unseating Tohmas’ position...
Book 4: Esparan
October 1st 2022!
A war that opens the way to conquest.
While sorting friends from enemies, Tohmas hides his true plans for Espar; conquest in the name of the Rydans. But as his secret comes to light, old friends become new enemies...
Book 5: King
There will be no peace...
The people of Espar have suffered long enough under the reign of squabbling princes. Prince Tohmas of Galanth has the perfect solution; supersede the Princes with a King. And, with the blessing of his Goddess Inac and the strength of the enchanted sword SoulBurner, he will be that King.
Book 6: Traitor
History is written by the victors.
The closer he comes to success, the farther Tohmas feels he is from what he wants for himself and for Espar. Chief Tamv of the Rydans is expecting homage and obedience. How can a son, even a pretend one, not honor his father?
He was born Esparan but raised Rydan. Now Tohmas must choose which to serve.
Weapons of Espar (series)
Book 1: Dragon's Talon
Release date: May 31st 2020
A promise that brings war...
Start the adventure! Follow Cairon Mirk as he brings his dragons against the Lionian Sovereignty and seeks to set the rightful king back on Espar's throne! ...more
Book 2: SoulBurner
Release date: March 2nd 2021
One last chance to free Espar...
The enchanted sword SoulBurner has been recovered, but the ghosts it carries burden the new King of Espar and threaten to damn Espar to foreign rule. ...more
Dragon's Voice (Tale of Espar)
When a thief steals the wrong magic amulet, the dragons of Dragon Pass want him as their spokesperson to humanity. But Sair's quickly in over his head, tangled in assassinations, politics, and possibly the destruction of magic itself. Now even the dragons can't save him.
The first of the Dragon Keepers is made in this YA fantasy! ...more
Lione (related to Weapons of Espar)
Release date: TBA
It is a time of great upheaval in the Lionian Sovereignty; their territories are rebelling, their Sovereign is assassinated, and their Council is in turning against itself. Together, Lione's greatest enemy and her most devoted councilman seek to save the Lione from the dragons of Espar.
Finding the power to survive means finding the magic in time...
Kaylin was an apprentice to the wrong master, caught in the wrong place at the wrong time, and framed for murder. To escape, he will seek out the magic spiral, the light in the darkness, and harness the powers it contains, but only if he can control the Spell Burn it brings.
This novelette in the World of Espar fills in the mystery behind some of Espar's greatest heroes, showing the child they were before their world was turned upsidedown.
Dragon Speaker (short story)
As Master Wizard Foran Kinotela prepares to embark upon a quest to save magic, he is the victim of a theft. Finding the stolen enchanted amulet is simple; it's around the thief's neck. But as he moves to take back his goods, the thief stumbles into a potential alliance for Foran's quest.
Will the dragons listen to him, or to the thief?
Print version available in the anthology Sooke Writes Again.
Someone (short story)
Someone has to do something...
Aleen took a chance and helped a stranger. But his presence upsets her world; her partner is now threatening her, they've found a theif among them, and she may attract the attention of the Lionians who rule Espar.
But now she doesn't want to let him leave.
Print version available in anthology Lucky Number Seven
The Black Arrow (short story)
He was a slave with a gift; the ability to read. When the right book falls into his hands, Maltor discovers a world unlike any he has known and begins to believe in something he had never before considered possible: Hope.
He will be the legendary Black Arrow of the Nurmi people.
Print version in anthology Pieces of Eight
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