Today we have the pleasure to get to know closely Walter Rhein. Author of several novels and creator of fantasy worlds, thank you for being here 🙂
Explain to us in two lines who is Walter Rhein.
I’m a writer for several small press publishers including Perseid Press, Burning Bulb Publishing, and Harren Press. I grew up in Wisconsin, and spent 10 years in Lima, Peru in my 20s.
When did you decide you would try your luck as a writer?
I had a short story accepted for publication in a high school journal when I was a freshman. Continue reading Interview with Walter Rhein
Terra Australis is a newly discovered, hypothetical island. Cartographers have tried to map its surface before. But those are stories lost in the winds of time. Our story follows Pen Octavio as he attempts to be the first of so many to map the island, and discovers that God only knows what everything has been building to. Terra is a land of mystery and enchantment, with shadowed forests and rhino castles. It’s a ride into another world, a look at the things we really value. Continue reading “Terra Australis” by Hyäne Sawbones
Gothic-medieval meets steampunk in the epic fantasy novel, Beyond Falcon’s Reach…
With the ancient blood-pact between landfolk and mountain-people at a precipice, Mourde Cullis buries himself into torturous experiments, seeking a mythical elixir of near-immortality. Continue reading “Beyond Falcon’s Reach” by Jay Northearn
A liar. A lover. A cheat. A man lost to his inner demons. An innocent girl. The Devil himself. A ghost. A mother. Some of the people you will meet along the way belong in darkness, a few of them in light. Much like in life. But regardless of where they belong, they all deserve to have their stories told. This is not a traditional anthology, in the sense that it is not a collection of stories by multiple authors. Continue reading “Grimmest Things” by Honey Due
In Albia, the Fourth Realm, the precious Artesan gift is dying. Although born to the craft, Taran struggles to achieve his potential. Against his friends’ advice, he embarks on a foolhardy plan to acquire the teaching he craves. Alone, he crosses into Andaryon, the Fifth Realm, but instead of finding a mentor, he stumbles upon a treacherous plot.
In the wake of Taran’s actions, Albia suffers a series of vicious raids. Major Sullyan of the High King’s forces is sent to oppose them. But a dark and treacherous force is moving through the realms and both Taran and Sullyan will feel its power. Continue reading BOOK EXCERPT – “Artesans of Albia” Book One – King’s Envoy by Cas Peace – series endorsed by Janet E. Morris
Elgiva, a young elf banished from Elvendom, must seek shelter among the Saxons as her only hope of surviving the coming winter.
Godwin, a Briton enslaved by the Saxons, is a man ignorant of his own inheritance and the secret of power he possesses.
A mysterious enemy, who will stop at nothing to wield absolute power over Elvendom, is about to make his move. Continue reading BOOK EXCERPT – “The Exile of Elindel” (Book 1 of the trilogy “The Elwardain Chronicles”) by Carol Browne
When Prince William of the Torrian Alliance comes to Earth to assassinate the last Starchild Sydney, he must make an impossible choice between love and duty.
The critically acclaimed, space opera romance, Sci-fi debut from award-winning author Braxton A. Cosby, The StarCrossed Saga is written in the spirit of The Hunger Games and the Divergent Series.
Gold Medal Winner of Reader’s Favorite and Literary Children’s Classics Award for Sci-fi Young Adult Continue reading “Protostar: An Epic Space Adventure Series” (The Star-Crossed Saga) by Braxton A. Cosby
On the day of their thirteenth birthdays, twins Jack and Maddie Austin receive a special gift from their wizard relative Uncle Benny: two necklaces, along with a note shrouded in secrecy. The celebration is interrupted by three intruders, led by the evil being Tardon, who kidnaps the twin’s parents. Uncle Benny manages to escape with the twins and later, reveals the truth behind both their gifts and identities: that Jack and Maddie are powerful wizards from the magical realm. Now, faced with the decision of a lifetime, they must return to that realm, rescue their parents and save all the realms from imminent doom. Continue reading “Destiny Revealed: A Wizards and Beasts Adventure Series” (The Destiny Trilogy Series Book 1) by Cris Pasqueralle
In Ashryia, the Nobles are given a choice. They can recuse themselves from service to the kingdom, choose the Path of the Crown and train in the art of diplomacy, or choose the Path of the Sword and join the Ashryian Army.
Ever since the death of her mother, Alastrine of Naramore has dreamed of becoming a soldier, a War Maiden. However, as a Noble Lass, choosing the Path of the Sword would break from Tradition and invoke the wrath of the Nobles. Despite this, Alastrine holds aloft the sword.
Continue reading “War Maiden” by Young Song
A teenage would-be wizard just wants to go to wizard school, but he finds himself on an epic quest instead…all the standard elements of a YA fantasy protagonist’s transformation into a hero – KIRKUS REVIEWS
He Who Seeks Power, Seeks Destruction.
Over 1000 years ago, nearly all the ancient wizards were destroyed after the Wizard Wars. However, the one who started the War still remains, having worked his will in secret. If he can find the last Dragonwand, he will regain his powers as the dark dragon. Continue reading “Legacy of Dragonwand”: A High Fantasy Dragon Adventure Series – Book 1 (Legacy of Dragonwand Trilogy) by Daniel Peyton