The Running Girl (Kaunovalta, Book I)

      D. Alexander Neill
The Running Girl (Kaunovalta, Book I)

Ally of Eldisle bears twin burdens: a complicated heritage, and a penchant for finding herself in the wrong place at the wrong time. Faced with false accusations of treason and murder, she flees to foreign lands, finding enemies all around, friends in unexpected places, and wonders undreamed-of, and must come to terms with the meaning of a bloodline lost in the depths of antiquity."Wonderful escapism. 5 stars! If you're looking to escape into another time and place then you will greatly enjoy this read." - 'Raven', NC, 14 May 2012"Outstanding debut novel and a great new series. The author has created a complex yet highly enjoyable world...that I encourage more and more readers of fine fantasy to embrace...one that I cannot wait to enter again and again... Neill is a fresh new face and great addition to the fantasy genre. Five out of five stars for this debut novel." - 'Canuckreader', 15 July 2012------------------------------------------------Ally of Eldisle, sword-thegn and sometime mage, bears twin burdens: a complicated heritage, and a penchant for finding herself in the wrong place at the wrong time. Faced with false accusations of treason and murder, she flees to foreign lands, finding enemies all around, friends in unexpected places, and wonders undreamed-of. While struggling to keep an ancient treasure out of unfriendly hands, she is forced to reconcile her preconceptions about the wider world and its myriad inhabitants with her own origins - and to come to terms with the meaning of a bloodline lost in the depths of antiquity, created by ancestors both inhuman and unknown, and with the awful powers they have bequeathed her.Ally's tale continues in Book II of the Kaunovalta trilogy - Dweorgaheim.
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    Tales of the Wyrm, Volume 1

      D. Alexander Neill
Tales of the Wyrm, Volume 1

Myths and legends, tales of valour and horror, songs and stories and doggerel verse - all this and more lies within, illuminating the world that is Anuru. This is a book of poetry and prose that is intended to serve as a companion volume to the various novels that make up "The Chronicles of Anuru". Edited by Gwen of Aeryn, a thieving barkeep with a caustic wit, and an eye for epic prose.“Plato’s Cave During the Slicer Wars” – The Slicers killed most of mankind. Can the Allegory of Plato's Cave save them or will mankind be wiped from the planet?“The Devil Dwells in a Red House” – an immigrant arrives at a Pennsylvanian coal-mining town to find the devil living everywhere.In “Variable Time” a policewoman interrogates a criminal to find the location of a kidnapped child before the victim dies. The time-stretching serum should give her more than enough time – or will it?What wafts “Through the Terrace Doors” may surprise you.“Fahevial” – How far would you go to keep your word? Would you give own your life? The lives of everyone you know? “Rendezvous in Ashland” – what happens in Ashland, stays in Ashland.“To Wear Your Grief Upon Your Sleeve” – some people wear their hearts on their sleeves. Others wear their grief.A child helps her estranged father “Walk with God”.In “Vega One” we find out what someone is willing to sacrifice when she is the last of her species.
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