On the Trail of the Blue Dragon

On the Trail of the Blue Dragon   ‘Um’m tellin’ ya,’ the drunken lad said. ‘Hew’s right ther’ befor’ m’eyes.’ The chronicler only got a few of these, but years of scurrying the most forgotten places in the world had granted him the magic ears. Any accents, patois, dialects, he could understand. Not that he…

Back from the web dead

Hi everyone! It has certainly been a while, a long while… I wish I had an entertaining story to tell for such a long absence, but there were no dragons to chase, no ghosts to put back into a box and no witches hiding in the shadows. Life simply got very busy very fast and…

APPRENTICE KING

APPRENTICE KING Saera let down her weapon, laying both hands on the pommel. The golden eagle cowered beneath the weight of her palms, and she eyed the turret closely. She knew he would be there, hiding, as he always did. She could see his eyes piercing the shadows. She hoped he was afraid. She wished…

Fallen Magic, A Short Story Collection

Here we are, a little closer to the full story collection being up and ready, and available. Below is an extract from one of the featuring short stories! APPRENTICE KING Saera let down her weapon, laying both hands on the pommel. The golden eagle cowered beneath the weight of her palms, and she eyed the…

Chocolates and Deadlines

Well, it’s not Christmas time, and well past New Year’s Day, but the short story collection is on the way! I will post an extract shortly, along with the cover. I blame chocolate for deterring me from my path to reaching this deadline (to eat or to type, one has to choose) but all things…

Stories on the go…

I’ve now posted a few of these so I’ve gathered them all in one page. If you would like to read them again or discover new ones, you can find them here 🙂 : https://janewking.com/short-stories/ I’m also compiling a collection of short stories and will make them available for free around Christmas time. Will share more…

ARKHAN, Days of Fire – Chapter 3 – The Dark Bones

ARKHAN, Days of Fire continues with Kamira stepping into forgotten lands, where ruins are more alive than they seem, and evil right around the corner… Chapter 3 The Dark Bones She followed the old woman through golden plains, watching over her shoulders as they distanced a vigilant Kanir. When they approached the Haunted Woods,  Kamira’s chest tightened….

SKYE, Chapter 3 – A Girl named Skye

Some pages are better left unturned…and some memories ought to be forgotten. Skye is a prey of forces beyond her control, creating something that will change her life and the world around her forever.   Chapter 3 A Girl Named Skye I’m sucked in. I can’t feel my arms, I faintly recall my legs but all…

OOps

It seems a few chapters have lost their ways to my blog and website! Lack of time and all that, there really should be a day between Saturday and Sunday… Skye and Arkhan continue, chapters to follow. I’ve also updated the pages Novel and Novellas on my website, so if anyone wants to read from…

Skye, Chapter 2 – The Brothers

Novella Wednesday, continues with Chapter 2 from Skye… Strange things are happening to Skye. Her writing has turned to something mystic she doesn’t seem able to control. But stranger things have yet to come. Chapter 2 The Brothers I close the door to my locker and start. Ian is standing right there, his cheeks flushed…

Titans and Potatoes

Because a bit of quirkiness can’t hurt on this Monday Morning…Good day to all 😉 TITANS AND POTATOES I am the Wrath of Time, the Howl in the Mountain. I am Life and Death, I preside and I command. I am the Eye of Justice, Hand of the Sisters’ Faith. I have seen the Wonders,…

ARKHAN, Days of Fire – Chapter 2

The rain of stones has challenged Kamira’s plans of freedom. Inside the Village of the Inn lie foes, and peculiar allies…Will Niris’ training prove useful after all? Chapter 2 A Skull on Fire   The room was silent. There was a thud to the right, and then another one, stronger this time. The mortar drizzled like…