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The Middle of

Nowhere

by Stephen Brooke The middle of nowhere: that’s where fifteen- year-old Martin Groves thinks he will be living, when his parent uproot him from his comfortable, narrow life in Atlanta and move to a small coastal Florida town. This is a story of friendship and of floods; it is the story of a young man growing up in The Middle of Nowhere. Young Adult, 220 pages, 55,000 words, black and white illustrations PRINT ISBN 978-1-937745-00-4 published in 2011

The Song of the

Sword

by Stephen Brooke In Lama, times are changing. The younger son of Count Borrago, a scholar and a tinkerer, thinks he knows where he fits into this new world. Destiny has another role for Donzalo. The king’s sorcerer is trying to kill him. A mysterious minstrel has made himself his protector. And Donzalo himself is turning into a man of action, a man of Destiny who marches to the Song of the Sword. Magic, music, and mayhem mingle in Book One of Donzalo’s Destiny by Stephen Brooke, The Song of the Sword. 172 pages, 46,000 words PRINT ISBN 978-1-937745-11-0 published in 2013

The Shadow of

Asak

by Stephen Brooke Young Donazalo has left his home and his familiar life in Lama, fleeing assassins and dark magic. In the rugged hills of the Cuddon he finds love. In the hidden land of the Fay he finds new purpose. And on the road home, new dangers and new allies await him, in the Second Book of Donzalo’s Destiny, The Shadow of Asak. 172 pages, 47,400 words PRINT ISBN 978-1-937745-13-4 published in 2014

Novels 1

These books are listed in the order of publication.

The Sign of the

Arrow

by Stephen Brooke Intrigue and assassination have followed Donzalo to his ancestral home. Dark magic is at play, and merciless enemies. Three young women, as competent as they are desirable, vie with the memory of his lost love for the heart of the knight, who once again finds himself seeking his path, in the Third Book of Donzalo’s Destiny, The Sign of the Arrow. 176 pages, 48,800 words PRINT ISBN 978-1-937745-15-8 published in 2014

The Hand of

the Sorcerer

by Stephen Brooke What final destiny awaits the young knight Donzalo and his friends? Swordplay and sorcery, love and hate, all take the stage and play their roles in the concluding Fourth Book of Donzalo’s Destiny, The Hand of the Sorcerer. 228 pages, 63,700 words PRINT  ISBN 978-1-937745-17-2 published in 2014

Coast of Spears

by Stephen Brooke 1914. War breaks out in Europe. The Panama Canal opens. Shipping magnate James L. Nathan cruises the South Pacific in his private yacht, 'The Double Lucky.' Among his guests is jaded society artist, Michael Meleager Malvern, a man who knows success but not satisfaction. A man seeking meaning. A man seeking himself. A storm. A shipwreck. A strange world. Cast away, Malvern struggles for both survival and meaning in a savage land, a coast of violence and of love — a COAST OF SPEARS. 288 pages, 62,800 words PRINT ISBN 978-1-937745-21-9 published in 2015

ARACHIS PRESS

Shaper

by Stephen Brooke Ted Carrol had found his 'last place.' A place where he could live quietly and build surfboards and where all the kids called him 'Shaper.' His settled existence was not to last. Into Cully Beach swept Michelle and her daughter Charlie, two women escaping a dark past. How could Shaper have known he was going to fall in love?   Surf and suspense, smugglers and self-doubt, combine as Shaper must solve their mystery and that of his own future, in a tale both serious and funny, romantic yet real. 272 pages, 68,000 words PRINT ISBN 978-1-937745-25-7 published in 2015

Valley of

Visions

by Stephen Brooke What lies beyond the mountains? Castaway Michael Malvern crosses the peaks to search for his kidnapped love and for answers to the riddle of a strange world. A fantasy adventure novel by Stephen Brooke, VALLEY OF VISIONS is Book II of the Malvern Saga 248 pages, 56,900 words PRINT ISBN 978-1-937745-29-5 published in 2016

Hero from the

Sea

by Stephen Brooke Michael Malvern returns from across the mountains, united at last with the woman he loves. But the homeland of the Mora people is in turmoil. Could he be the prophesied Hero from the Sea, come to restore the kingdom? All is answered in the third and final novel of the Malvern Saga, Hero from the Sea, a fantasy adventure by Stephen Brooke. 6 x 9, 276 pages PRINT ISBN 978-1-937745-31-8  published in 2016
this site by Stephen Brooke © 2003-2021  sitemap

The Middle of Nowhere

by Stephen Brooke The middle of nowhere: that’s where fifteen- year-old Martin Groves thinks he will be living, when his parent uproot him from his comfortable, narrow life in Atlanta and move to a small coastal Florida town. This is a story of friendship and of floods; it is the story of a young man growing up in The Middle of Nowhere. Young Adult, 220 pages, 55,000 words, black and white illustrations PRINT ISBN 978-1-937745-00-4 published in 2011

The Song of the Sword

by Stephen Brooke In Lama, times are changing. The younger son of Count Borrago, a scholar and a tinkerer, thinks he knows where he fits into this new world. Destiny has another role for Donzalo. The king’s sorcerer is trying to kill him. A mysterious minstrel has made himself his protector. And Donzalo himself is turning into a man of action, a man of Destiny who marches to the Song of the Sword. Magic, music, and mayhem mingle in Book One of Donzalo’s Destiny by Stephen Brooke, The Song of the Sword. 172 pages, 46,000 words PRINT ISBN 978-1-937745-11-0 published in 2013

The Shadow of Asak

by Stephen Brooke Young Donazalo has left his home and his familiar life in Lama, fleeing assassins and dark magic. In the rugged hills of the Cuddon he finds love. In the hidden land of the Fay he finds new purpose. And on the road home, new dangers and new allies await him, in the Second Book of Donzalo’s Destiny, The Shadow of Asak. 172 pages, 47,400 words PRINT ISBN 978-1-937745-13-4 published in 2014

Novels 1

These books are listed in the order of publication.

The Sign of the Arrow

by Stephen Brooke Intrigue and assassination have followed Donzalo to his ancestral home. Dark magic is at play, and merciless enemies. Three young women, as competent as they are desirable, vie with the memory of his lost love for the heart of the knight, who once again finds himself seeking his path, in the Third Book of Donzalo’s Destiny, The Sign of the Arrow. 176 pages, 48,800 words PRINT ISBN 978-1-937745-15-8 published in 2014

The Hand of the Sorcerer

by Stephen Brooke What final destiny awaits the young knight Donzalo and his friends? Swordplay and sorcery, love and hate, all take the stage and play their roles in the concluding Fourth Book of Donzalo’s Destiny, The Hand of the Sorcerer. 228 pages, 63,700 words PRINT  ISBN 978-1-937745-17-2 published in 2014

Coast of Spears

by Stephen Brooke 1914. War breaks out in Europe. The Panama Canal opens. Shipping magnate James L. Nathan cruises the South Pacific in his private yacht, 'The Double Lucky.' Among his guests is jaded society artist, Michael Meleager Malvern, a man who knows success but not satisfaction. A man seeking meaning. A man seeking himself. A storm. A shipwreck. A strange world. Cast away, Malvern struggles for both survival and meaning in a savage land, a coast of violence and of love — a COAST OF SPEARS. 288 pages, 62,800 words PRINT ISBN 978-1-937745-21-9 published in 2015

Shaper

by Stephen Brooke Ted Carrol had found his 'last place.' A place where he could live quietly and build surfboards and where all the kids called him 'Shaper.' His settled existence was not to last. Into Cully Beach swept Michelle and her daughter Charlie, two women escaping a dark past. How could Shaper have known he was going to fall in love?   Surf and suspense, smugglers and self-doubt, combine as Shaper must solve their mystery and that of his own future, in a tale both serious and funny, romantic yet real. 272 pages, 68,000 words PRINT ISBN 978-1-937745-25-7 published in 2015

Valley of Visions

by Stephen Brooke What lies beyond the mountains? Castaway Michael Malvern crosses the peaks to search for his kidnapped love and for answers to the riddle of a strange world. A fantasy adventure novel by Stephen Brooke, VALLEY OF VISIONS is Book II of the Malvern Saga 248 pages, 56,900 words PRINT ISBN 978-1-937745-29-5 published in 2016

Hero from the Sea

by Stephen Brooke Michael Malvern returns from across the mountains, united at last with the woman he loves. But the homeland of the Mora people is in turmoil. Could he be the prophesied Hero from the Sea, come to restore the kingdom? All is answered in the third and final novel of the Malvern Saga, Hero from the Sea, a fantasy adventure by Stephen Brooke. 6 x 9, 276 pages PRINT ISBN 978-1-937745-31-8  published in 2016