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"A stirring debut novel set in ancient Rome at the time of the rise to power
of the ‘Emperor’ Augustus. Told in crisp sparse prose from the viewpoint
of Marcus Rutilius Crispus, who is opposed to the new regime, the story
follows his adventures in the wake of the battle of Actium in 31BC where
the famed couple, Anthony and Cleopatra suffered the catastrophic defeat
which changed the political landscape of Rome forever..."

Val Morgan, University of Essex

Out in hardcover and ebook on 23 September 2014

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Plagued by assassins, forces of nature and magic, an ill-matched threesome must follow their
fate across the plains of Floreskand, combat the Baronculer hordes, scale the snow-clad Sonalume Mountains
and penetrate the dark heart of Arisa in their quest to discover what evil disturbs the sacred birds of the Overlord.

Out in hardcover and ebook on 9 September 2014

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The nineteenth century looms just a few years away, bringing with it the belief in progress and a new world.
But for Josiah Fuller, William Corvin, and the Rider in the Appalachian backwoods and small towns,
there is nothing but a world where bloodshed is paid for in blood, and violence
is the ultimate law of the land.

Out in hardcover and ebook on 9 September 2014

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Woodland Daughter

Anne Brear

Secrets and lies have shaped Eden's past...

...will they shape her future too?

Featured Authors

Brandon Daily

Brandon Daily

Brandon Daily was born and raised in southern California. In 2012, he and his wife moved to central Georgia, where he now teaches high school English and Literature. He holds an M.A. in American Literature and has worked as an adjunct professor and freelance editor. Brandon's short fiction has been published in several online and print magazines, and his one act play “South of Salvation” was [Read More...]
Lynette Rees

Lynette Rees

Lynette Rees was born and raised in the historic town of Merthyr Tydfil, South Wales. A place once dubbed, ‘The Iron Capital of the World’. What was previously a small farming community, erupted into a busy, heaving metropolis during the Industrial Revolution, as people came from all over Britain, Ireland, Spain and Eastern Europe to work in the town. Both of Lynette’s grandfathers were [Read More...]
Bruce Woods

Bruce Woods

Bruce Woods is a professional writer/editor with more than 30 years in magazine publishing, having worked as editor of Mother Earth News and Alaska Magazine, among others, and has published both nonfiction and poetry books. Prairie Schooner magazine featured his work in its “Writing from Alaska” issue. His Birdhouse Book, brought out by Sterling/Lark, is still in print and has sold more than [Read More...]
Barbara Brunetti

Barbara Brunetti

Barbara Brunetti (Elena Douglas) was born in Paris and spent the first seven years of her life in France. After immigrating to the United States, she and her newly-blended family lived in New Hampshire and Maine. During a summer spent in an isolated cabin in the White Mountains when she was eight, her mother read her the Iliad and the Odyssey. Thus began a lifelong fascination with the legends of [Read More...]
Penn Stewart

Penn Stewart

Penn Stewart teaches writing at Western Illinois University. He has published personal essays, book reviews, articles, poetry, and numerous short stories in journals and magazines. His most recent work has appeared or is forthcoming in Prairie Schooner, Two Hawks Quarterly, Ellipsis, Word Riot, 4'33" (UK), Midwest Literary Magazine, Fresh Yarn, The Meadowland Review, and elsewhere. Penn was born [Read More...]

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It is 1535, and in the tumultuous years of King Henry VIII's break from Rome, the religious houses of England are being seized by force.

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8 September 2014 (London & New York) - Brandon Daily was always attracted to narratives and nature; as a young boy, he would look out at mountains and groupings of trees and come up with ghost stories in his mind, creating fictional memories of people and future experiences for made up characters. However, it was not until college that he [Read More...]

Straight Shooting about Doc Holliday: New novel offers a fresh look at an old legend

9 May 2014 (New York, NY) - Picture a dusty mining town in a Western desert sometime past high noon.  A quartet of lawmen marches down the street toward a standoff against four cattle rustling cowboys.  There is the silence of strained nerves, then the sound of steel sliding past leather as the pistols come into play.  And two minutes later the [Read More...]

Chivalry and knightly adventure meet the Canadian prairies

16 August 2013 (New York, New York) -  The Artful Dodger Café hosted the North American launch of the second book of the English Free Company series Of Fathers and Sons: Geoffrey Hotspur and the Este Inheritance by Evan Ostryzniuk. Over thirty fans of medieval historical fiction gathered in the round of this unique venue to listen to the author [Read More...]