The Arcane Solution

the arcane solution

In Somerset, England, in the year 1356, a knight has fallen far from grace. After years of fighting for his King and losing a hand in battle, he resorts to black magic in order to save his family from the Great Pestilence. Click to Read

Al-Dora

Al-Dora

Based on a fictionalized true story, this war horror/thriller takes place in the Al-Dora neighborhood of southern Baghdad, during the intense fighting in Iraq of 2004. Click to Read

Imagining Liberty, Part 1: The Coals Burned Low

Imagining Liberty

Our first place winner, this is a powerful, subtle story set in modern-day Egypt during the turmoil in Tahrir square.

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The Lost Tales of Mercia

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Historical Fantasy Adventures

All ten Lost Tales of Mercia set in Anglo-Saxon England can now be read in a single ebook.

A mother defies an ealdorman for the sake of her son. A boy becomes king at eleven years of age through the scandalous death of his brother. A young girl takes desperate measures to manipulate the king’s court. An eccentric noble gives a young swineherd a priceless gift in the form of education. An orphaned woman joins the Viking prince to pursue her revenge…

These are only the first five stories of the ten Lost Tales of Mercia. They introduce the characters who will fight, love, and betray each other until the rightful king takes the throne of Engla-lond. These stories serve as a complement to the novel, “Eadric the Grasper.” Click to Read