Tag: fantasy

The Unremarkable Squire

In the kingdom of Basileon, an unremarkable and emotionally detached young man named Obed Kainos is about to stumble into adventure—quite against his will. When the knights of the realm gather in a quest to search for the lost Armor of Arkelon, Obed is chosen at random to replace the recently deceased squire of Sir Lance Valentino. While trying to perform his menial tasks faithfully, the young squire becomes entangled in the plots of mages, thieves, and kings. Continue reading

Now in Print & eBook: Postponing Armageddon by UK author Adele Abbot

Barking Rain Press announced the paperback and eBook release of the apocalyptic Fantasy novel Postponing Armageddon by Yorkshire, UK author Adele Abbott. Postponing Armageddon was one of six finalists in the 2011 "Anywhere But Here, Anywhen But Now" contest for aspiring debut novelists, sponsored by Sir Terry Pratchett and Transworld Publishers. Barking Rain Press also published Ms. Abbot's first novel, the steampunk fantasy Of Machines & Magics, in 2012. Continue reading

Postponing Armageddon | Free Preview

The second coming of Jesus Christ was scheduled to occur in the thousandth year of His era—but it did not happen as foretold. In the year 1016, the long-lived thirteenth apostle, Matthias, set off as planned with twelve parchment scrolls inscribed by the apostles, believing that when they were read at Glastonbury Tor, the world would be restored to the glorious state originally envisioned by God. Continue reading