Synopses & Reviews
For six years, former temple assassin Aral Kingslayer has been living as a jack of the shadow trades, picking up odd jobs on the wrong side of the law. But the past is never dead, and Aralandrsquo;s has finally caught up to him in the beautiful, dangerous form of Jax Seldansbaneandmdash;a fellow Blade and Aralandrsquo;s onetime fiancandeacute;e.
Jax claims that the forces that destroyed everything Aral once held dear are on the move again, and she needs his help to stop them. But Aral has a new life now, with a fresh identity and new responsibilities. And while he isnandrsquo;t keen on letting the past back in, the former assassin soon finds himself involved in a war that will leave him with no way out and no idea who to trustandhellip;
"[McCullough] just may have created a new fantasy subgenre."
-SCIENCE FICTION WEEKLY
Praise for the Fallen Blade novels:
andldquo;A fascinating worldandhellip;Broken Blade is a compelling read that was hard to put down.andrdquo;andmdash;Fresh Fiction
andldquo;A new series filled with multifaceted characters, layered plots, and the type of quixotic scenarios that only the imagination of Kelly McCullough could possibly createandhellip;Brilliant!andrdquo;andmdash;Huntress Book Reviews
andldquo;McCullough evokes a rich and textured setting of back alleys, rooftop hideouts, dank dungeons, and urban magical grime. Call it fantanoir.andrdquo;andmdash;SF Reviews.net
andldquo;Aral the jack, formerly the noble Aral Kingslayer, is the best kind of hero: damaged, cynical, and despondent, yet needing only the right cause to rise from his own ashes.andrdquo;andmdash;Alex Bledsoe, author of Burn Me Deadly
In the 21st century, magic has advanced with the times and gone digital. But when Ravirn-a computer savvy sorcerer-is thrown into a parallel world where magic runs on a different operating system, he'll need mad skills to get out alive.
About the Author
Kelly McCullough has sold short fiction to publications including Weird Tales, Absolute Magnitude, and Cosmic SF. An illustrated collection of Kelly's short science fiction, The Chronicles of the Wandering Star, is part of InterActions in Physical Science, an NSF funded middle school science curriculum. He lives in western Wisconsin.