Archive for May 26th, 2010

Tales From Gundarland now available

Wednesday, May 26th, 2010

My newest collection of humorous stories is now available in number of ebook formats from Smashwords.  A print version will be available during the summer.

Laughter is like free health insurance: you can’t get too much of it.  This book will give youGundarland3enough laughs to boost your health. It’s filled with delightful entertainment.  Without commercial interruption!

Gundarland is populated by humans, dwarfs, elves and other races; it’s the backdrop for unique adventures, brilliant heroes and cunning villains.

There are six short stories and two novellas in here.  All are new works. You’ll meet some of Shakespeare’s most famous characters, a warrior-cook, vigilantes, along with beautiful, lusty princesses to mention just a few of the memorable characters in the stories.

The Table of Contents follows:

Gundarland: An introduction to the wonderful land of incongruity.

Romeo & Juliet: A poor dwarf miner, Romeo, falls in love with a rich elf maiden, Juliet. Alas, their families have been in a murderous feud for decades.

Chasing Dreams: recounts the rise of larcenous twin brothers from strong-armed thugs to highway robbers to saloon owners to politicians. During their journey they are harassed by vigilantes.

Boggerts Blue: Burga, a warrior-cook, rescues a kidnapped princess who decides he is too low-born. She returns to captivity to await a noble-born rescuer.

The Big Bang: The wizard Brodwin must evade and survive the clever trap set by his hated superior.

The Queen’s Hero: Knuben, a warrior-tinker is ordered to defeat a pirate admiral to save a queen’s throne while distracted by three beautiful and lusty princesses.

Merchant of Venison: Antonio, a butcher, borrows money from a hate-filled money-lender named Shylock and faces a dire penalty when the repayment is late.

Inter-Racial Musical Playoffs: Greedy wizards attempt to fix a musical competition to win a large bet at good odds.

Tactical Surprise: A general uses unusual tactics to defeat a rebel general without losing the rebel’s friendship.