Someone is kidnapping the street kids in Twynne Rivers
DeFrantis is a young human girl living on the streets, trying to eke out a living in the sprawling city, and she has problems. First, after a botched attempt to steal a chicken, she’s on the run. Second, for some reason, someone other than the City Guard is trying to hunt her down. Finally, the poor kids she was trying to feed got sold off to slavers.
She has to save them, but first, she has to find them! Along the way, she gets help from strangers: Antonerri, a soldier turned heretic – Thissraelle, an elven mage girl; Granthurg, the studious giant; and Karendle, a half-dwarf wizard wannabe.
…But who is the Dragon’s Flame?
“…Each of these characters emerges from wildly differing circumstances, and have unique perspectives and goals, which don’t always neatly align with those of their companions, and in some cases can leave them wondering if they’re even fighting on the right side. It’s that searching and self-doubt — all while being swept up by larger events — that makes these players in this little drama so fascinating.”
-Doug Bedwell, Author of “A Counterfeit Princess” and “Robot Captain”
This story is based on the setting and system of the table-top role-playing game, “A Tale of Heroes” By Mark Hansen, Brendon Hansen, and Jacob Hansen. It’s a family-friendly, story-driven system designed to help families enjoy time together.
Roll Dice – Build Character
Book available in paperback, kindle, and audible formats
Mark Hansen has been writing and studying writing for most of his adult life. Though “A Tale of Heroes” is his first published work of fiction, he has written many books and blogs over the years. He currently lives in Eagle Mountain, UT, and loves to play geeky games with his sons.
Other books and games by Mark Hansen
The Hero’s Tale – How to Use Tabletop RPGs to Help Raise Great Kids – TheHerosTale.com
Seeker’s Quest – A collectible card game based on the scriptures of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints – SeekersQuestGame.com
Best of the Black Pot, Around the World in a Dutch Oven, Dutch Oven Breads, 4 others – Dutch Oven Outdoor Cookbooks – MarksBlackPot.com
Introvert. He was the hero they never knew they wanted.
Wendell hoped for was a decent job, a hot new car and a girlfriend to
he got was the mantle of a legendary hero, the heart of a girl who
had no idea who he really wasâ€¦and a diamond bigger than his
could possibly go wrong?
to a Hero is book one in the Chronicles of a Hero series, by Jaime
Buckley. If you enjoyed Tiffany Aching, Harry Potter or Hitchhikers
Guide to the Galaxy, then youâ€™ll love this humorous, original epic
fantasy, packed with magic, mystery and sharp kicks to the funny
already a HUGE fan of fantasy fiction, this book appealed to me as I
felt it would be something new and unique… I wasn’t left
girls. Fried snails. A 30â€ bodyguard with pink ponytails.
a hero comes with learning curves.
curve of a hip. The curve of a sword. The curve of a sucker punch as
it connects with your face.
wouldnâ€™t be so bad if Wendell had professionals to help
heâ€™s stuck with a feisty gnome, a senile old wizard and a green
skinned, cigar-smoking babysitter to guide him.
it too late to quit?
of epic fantasy will cheer Wendell on as the Chronicles of a Hero
series continues in book two. Those who enjoy the world building
skills of J.R.R. Tolkien, J.K. Rowling and Brandon Sanderson will
surely get addicted to this original new world.
your fantasy needs and grab your copy today!
have not laughed so hard in a long time. I don’t KNOW how long it’s
been. Just when the tension is about to make my heart pop, Chuck or
Dax or a situation will pop up and make you laugh.”
Elves. Giant Robots with Automatic Weapons.
is dying for a change of scenery, but Clockworks City has a ban on
a law punishable by death.
how does a 5â€™ 10â€ human hide among 1.5 BILLION gnomes?
competing in the #1 televised extreme sport in the country, of
bullets, babes and a bowl of mushroom soup as this series jumps from
humorous fantasy to comical science fiction! If you enjoy a good
laugh, intense action and unexpected endings, youâ€™ll love book four
in the Chronicles of a Hero series.
your copy and keep the epic buzz going!
yelled at by mom to put my Nook away all week….*sigh*) It was that
Tortured. Scheduled for execution. Any Questions?.
and Dax are exposed and the gnomes of Clockwork City are freaking
they spies? Is this an invasion? Was this all just a terror tactic to
get gnomes to pay their taxes?
with Wendell under arrest and Dax under armed guard, itâ€™s going to
take a pardon from President Shrub to set them free.
thing Chuckâ€™s planning to kidnap his kids.
Truth About Lies is book six in the Chronicles of a Hero series by
Jaime Buckley. The series that makes you laugh, squirm, grit your
teeth and has you begging for more.
sure to grab yourself a copy!
loved this book because it takes a misfit who was never really liked
or appreciated and it shows the beginning of the process of him
unlocking his potential and becoming something greater than anyone
would have imagined for such a small, insignificant person.”
Politicians. Humane Terrorists. Religious Devils.
Then it gets
learned that gnomes are just as irritating and dangerous as
humansâ€¦they just come in smaller packaging.
are rebelling, the governmentâ€™s collapsing, the Church is selling
off the poor and Daxâ€™s head on the chopping block.
Chuck needs to get everyone home is a city wide diversion, a flying
S.L.A.G., four lawyers, a hand grenadeâ€¦and a tiny bit of
feels good when a plan comes together!
Price of Fame is book seven in the Chronicles of a Hero series by
author Jaime Buckley. If you love a good laugh and incredible plot
twists to keep you guessing, this book will curl your toes and put a
smirk on your face!
with wild imaginations and inspirations. Itâ€™s a rarity that a YA
book contains the combination of those three things but Wanted: Hero
has them. Seriously, you donâ€™t want to miss reading this book in
Buckley married young, winning the heart of a beautiful Samoan
princess and together, they had 12 amazing children.
One of the original
â€˜lost boysâ€™ of Peter Pan, Jaime never truly grew up. Though he is
respected as a traditional father figure, he still enjoys late night
conversations with Santa Clause, flirting with the Tooth Fairy and
has an occasionalÂ beer with Bigfoot. Wizards and warriors seek
his counsel while monsters tremble at the mention of his name.
writer and illustrator of all things fictional, Jaime has a passion
to entertain and uplift. He loves God, his country, his family and
continues to expandÂ his influence and friendships by stepping
onto the Twitch platform as a Creative streamer. Jaime can always be
found throughÂ Wanted Hero,Â his greatest project, and
is suicidal in a world where evil vampires are in the early stages of
taking over. The Master has lived too long and can’t find a reason
to face another day. Nasty vampires are feeding on vulnerable mortals
and causing chaos. Years ago he trained valiant sheriffs and expects
them to defend the humans but they are being overrun. Piers Anthony,
the author, is now a vampire. He spends his days attempting to get
the Master to snap out of it and to defend the humans, without losing
12-year-old girl is a rare hybrid, half human and half vampire; she
was conceived the normal way, with her mother a mortal and her father
a vampire. Jenny is slowly discovering that she may be a blood
wizard. She’s already an accomplished vampire killer and can cast
spells, but an underground figure has noticed the girl. Some believe
that she might be the one of legend that tips the scale toward
Alexander and his vampire German shepherd stand and fight for
the red sheriffs be overrun? Will Michael finally get the courage to
ask out the sheriff?
Hearts of Fire continues with more adventure, more romance and plenty
of fighting. Jenny tries to find herself; she ventures out in search
of training to become a better wizard and help save the world.
Dracula is happier than he’s been in centuries but he’s now aware
that big trouble is on the horizon. Things become even more
complicated for Moon Diamond, the vampire cat. Humor abounds in
Hearts of Fire.
along for the adventure with Dracula, Piers Anthony, Jenny, Michael
and Lauren, Alexander and his German shepherd vampire dog Tessy,
90-year-old Annie and her new pet and even Keith. And of course the
Siamese cat Moon Diamond. Did I mention zombies?
his daughter Jenny and wife Allison, Moon Diamond and Piers Anthony
are all off to Egypt for another epic adventure. Jenny seeks a
powerful book to keep it out of evil hands but a witch already has
her sights on it.
revelations and romance. It’s all in Dracula: Hearts of Magic. And
a peek into Dracula’s origin.
strange is happening in the Big Apple and it’s not good.
Wolf-vampire hybrids are killing people and they may even be a match
is sixteen and dating, or at least trying to but it’s not easy with
the king of vampires for a father. And how do you discipline a
4-year-old wizard? Are there evil vampires out trying to kidnap
Dracula’s daughter has a showdown with a witch as the spells fly.
J. Gallant is a best selling author who has written over a dozen
books, mostly fantasy but some mystery as well. He has written the
“of Knights and Wizards” series, Olivia Brown Mysteries, and the
Dracula HEARTS series. He writes seven days a week and has written
over a million words, some of them pretty good. Gallant has two cats
that he dearly loves who get him up at five every morning, Sun-Jade
(tabby) and Moon Diamond (Siamese).
“of Knights and Wizards” series involves a coming-of-age tail of
a young boy accidentally transformed into a sorcerer, and he must try
to become adept in order to save his kingdom, and so far, things are
not going too well.
DRACULA HEARTS series (book 5 to be released in February/March 2018.
In the first book Dracula is in a deep depression and must snap out
of it if he is to help save the Big Apple from the evil vampires.
Romance, humor, adventure and magic in a nice mix.
even the gods noticed when Chariss was born with the mark of The
Protector. Now she and her wizard guardian seek shelter from a mad
sorcerer in a household not just full of secrets and false hope, but
watched by the god who will unwittingly reveal her role in an
an orphan sets aside a lifetime of running and fear to accept the
responsibilities of guarding an arrogant deity, can she face the
trials in the prophecies she uncovers? Will Nigel Taiman of her
latest refuge dare to use his dragon heritage to bind her to his
estate or to help her in her duty?
Meant for Gods is without a doubt the freshest most engaging high
fantasy novel to come out in years and breathes new life into a tired
genre. The characters leap off the page and the plot is lightning
quick and deftly written with many layers that tease the mind and
imagination. Choices Meant for Gods is not a mere novel; it is a
gorgeous piece of written art. I can hardly wait for the second
Wolf, Linear Reflections
of Hope Falls, Electric Pink,
Blue, and Garden City
Choices Meant for Gods, Sandy Lender takes her readers of fantasy
fiction by the hand and leads them through an exciting world filled
with sorcerers, gods, goddesses, dragons, and other mythical
creatures. Through the use of interesting characters and clever
dialogue (â€œTry not to think, Nicolas. You look so much more
handsome when youâ€™re bewildered.â€), she weaves a spell of magic
and fantasy. The only problem for the reader may occur at the end of
the book when they find themselves wanting more and discover they
will have to wait for book two!â€
no doubt: Chariss is in danger. Her geasa is hampered by the effects
of a friendâ€™s marriage. The dashing Nigel Taiman hides something
from her, yet demands she stay at his familyâ€™s estate where he and
her wizard guardian intend to keep her safe. But the sorcerer Lord
Drake and Julette The Betrayer know sheâ€™s there, and their
monstrous army marches that way.
prophecies stack up to threaten an arrogant deity, Chariss must
choose between the dragon that courts her and the ostracized kings of
the Southlands for help. Evil stalks her at every turn and madness
creeps over the goddess who guides her. Can an
orphan-turned-Protector resist the dark side of her heritage? Or will
she sacrifice all to keep her god-charge safe?
the foothills of the Freotho Mountains to the marble halls of
Mahriket, factions of deities rise to threaten not just Master
Rothahn’s crown, but all of Onweald’s people. The battles fan the
gates of the dark spirit world releasing demons of every species to
aid the enemy, but Emperor Nigel Taiman brings Malachi’s power to the
Arcanan Army’s camp in hopes of tipping the balance in his bride’s
favor. Dangerous times call for strange allies from all quarters. To
restore the geasa that will save the god she’s sworn to protect,
Amanda Chariss must escape the very Betrayer’s grasp and make choices
for the good of all. Does she have the will to sacrifice all that she
holds dear in the process? Dive into the action-packed conclusion of
the Choices trilogy to discover how prophecy works with and against
those who would heed it.
will recognize Sandy Lender as the author of the 2007 fantasy novel
“Choices Meant for Gods” from ArcheBooks Publishing, but
the South Florida resident has been writing since she was knee high
to a grasshopper. At the early age of about six, Sandy entertained
the folks in her great grandmother’s apartment building in Southern
Illinois with ghost stories of squeaky spiders. Sandy won a
first-place award with that imagination when she wrote a sequel to
Harper Lee’s “To Kill a Mockingbird” during her school days
in the St. Louis area before earning a degree in English from Truman
State University in Kirksville, Missouri. That led to a career in
journalism where she’s worked for a variety of publications the past
she’s the editorial director of two construction magazines and
publisher of an avian publication. ArcheBooks has released the final
of the “Choices” trilogy, and a number of her YA novels
will get star treatment in 2016 and beyond. Sandy is also a sea
turtle conservationist. She has companion parrots and turtles in her
home who keep her hopping. It takes one ring on her cell phone to
discover she’s remained obsessed with Duran Duran since 1984. She’s
beaten cancer twice, but still battles the IRS. To begin 2016
properly, she welcomes readers to share in the conclusion of
Chariss’s epic story in “Choices Meant for All.”
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It involves two brothers that moved to a country setting after the death of their mother. The young men are the oldest of four boys with a younger set of twins. The oldest of them is Hadyn Barlow, (more…)