...appeals to fans who love stories with a dark twist. Readers' Favorite (Reina)
Instantly engrossing...layered storytelling...left me wanting more. Readers' Favorite (White)
Four short stories focusing on certain key characters from the novel DARK OF WINTER have been brought together for the first time. They were tales that were lost to the world of snow and ice in the northern territories. No one knew about them - until now.
These short stories shed some light on the inhabitants of the village of Sumner and the mighty King. Learn how it all begins... before the DARK OF WINTER strikes.
All Roads Lead to Ammin brings the past to the reader in these unique dark fantasy short stories. Contains four short stories: WHITE, REINA, DEADEYE and FIALSUN.
Forty years ago…
Keddic and Godin the adventurous duo, have travelled to a nearby phantom village which holds a deep fascination to the young boys of Sumner. A thick fog surrounds these ruins, shrouding it in menace. Will Keddic and Godin be safe as they investigate or does trouble lurk nearby in this abandoned site?
Seven years ago…
Herre, an expectant mother, is frightened she will lose her baby as her waters have not broken and instead she is hemorrhaging excessively. Her husband Stoneman rushes from their hut to fetch White, Sumner's village elder but will they return in time to assist or will a worse fate call at her door?
Sixteen months ago…
Deadeye was forced to leave Sumner as a young boy when his father Serpent was banished and ended up in the slums of the city of Vague. Can Deadeye escape this life and return to Sumner or will his drunken father continue to ruin his future?
Eight months ago…
An impossible crime has been committed in an impenetrable room of the palace. Is someone or something more powerful than the mighty King Fialsun?
Also included: first chapter from SINCE NEVER, Book One of the Turned Trilogy.
The short stories have previously been published individually under the collective title of Dark of Winter 'Origins' Short Stories.
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About the Author
I am an English author of the published dark fantasy novels, Since Never (Book One of the Turned Trilogy), Dark of Winter and its origin short stories.
I live on the South Coast of England. I have a full time job and write in my spare time.
Since Never shares the same world and timeline as Dark of Winter but is a stand alone module, though references to the former are there for the initiated to enjoy.