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The Crocodile’s Son

by Stephen Brooke


Qala, once Queen of the Pirates,  had retired, hoping only for a comfortable and peaceful country life for herself and her little demigod son. Any of us might wish for such things. But others had their own plans. The boy’s relatives, an unruly family of deities, felt called upon to meddle in his upbringing — and one might just want him dead. Add to this the politics and intrigues of mortal men and women, and their penchant for falling in love, as well as her old crew who think Qala has hidden treasure somewhere about her estate.


Kidnappings and quests, an adventure through the worlds of gods and of mortals, await Qala in  Book One of The Crocodile Chronicles, THE CROCODILE’S SON.


6" by 9", 204 pages


Print 19.99

  ISBN 978-1-937745-42-4

Ebook 2.99

  ISBN 978-1-937745-37-0


published in 2017

Arrows of Heaven

by Stephen Brooke


The end of every epic is the beginning of another.


Who was Teme? A noble girl, sister to the High King of all the Mora, and of an age to marry appropriately? Yes, she was this, but also a renowned archer, acclaimed by her people as a hero of the recent civil war, named in the epics bards sang across the land.


Warrior or woman? Was it possible to be both? Through intrigues and adventures in the realm of the Mora and beyond, Teme has one quest above all others — to learn who she truly is.


6" by 9", 248 pages


Print 19.99

  ISBN 978-1-937745-44-8


Ebook 2.99

  ISBN 978-1-937745-45-5


published in 2017

God of Rain

by Stephen Brooke


Hito had tired of war, of knowing he would never be more than the second to the hero Aranu. It was time he sought his own destiny, to leave fighting behind and seek more. Peace, he desired, and a wife and home. If a bit of wealth came his way, too, that was to the better. But was that what he truly sought? Should there not be more?


From the Mora homeland to the jungled valley of the Gurang, from a new life as a trader to that of a Kohari prisoner, condemned to be sacrificed to the Sun Bird, his quest carries him. And does he find love, as well? Perhaps.


In Teva, the God of Rain, must he seek who he is truly meant to be. In the end, it will be Hito himself he finds, in the first novel of a new Mora Trilogy, GOD OF RAIN.



6" by 9", 227 pages


Print 19.99

  ISBN 978-1-937745-40-0


Ebook 2.99

  ISBN 978-1-937745-41-7


published in 2017

Woman of the Sky

by Stephen Brooke


A long journey it had been for Rahiniti. Born a Kohari peasant, trained from childhood as a dancer in the great Temple of Mihasa, she had followed the Mora warrior Hito over the mountains to a new life, a life as a noblewoman, adopted by the powerful Lord Temani'itu.


A life that turns to a new journey when her friend Demba passes, leaving a grieving husband and a young daughter with hidden powers. There are those who mean harm to Lord Gordie, who hope to manipulate him to further their own ambitions. How can one small 'woman of the sky' oppose them?


The journey that began in 'God of Rain' and continued through 'Arrows of Heaven' comes at last to a conclusion here, as Rahiniti finds her true place in the realm of the Mora, in the third and final novel of the Mora Trilogy, 'Woman of the Sky,' by Stephen Brooke.




6" by 9", 264 pages


Print 19.99

  ISBN 978-1-937745-50-9



Ebook 2.99

  ISBN 978-1-937745-51-6



published in 2018

Asanas

by Stephen Brooke


Yesterday is but a dream, and tomorrow only a vision.


Two women. A yoga class, an art gallery. The little Gulf Coast resort town of Tamarind seems to go to sleep when the ‘season’ is over, when tourists and winter residents alike return north. But turmoil lurks beneath that drowsy surface.


For Lynn and Karen, their yoga class becomes something more. Workaholic Karen decides yoga instructor Pat is ‘just what she needed.’ But would she ever be what he needs? Lynn has her doubts, as she does about own relationship with a charismatic married artist.


Through the heat and storms of a South Florida summer, passions and tensions grow, testing both love affairs and friendships. Life has its own asanas, its movements and postures, as surely as a yoga class, and its own lessons to teach in ASANAS, a novel by Stephen Brooke


6" by 9", 204 pages


Print 21.99

  ISBN 978-1-937745-52-3


Ebook 2.99

  ISBN 978-1-937745-53-0


published in 2018

Tsar of the Empty Lands

by Stephen Brooke


Nineteen Thirty-Five, Soviet Russia. Josef Dobrov is only a soldier and wants it to stay that way, to be someone nobody notices. Some of his friends have been noticed and it did not end well for them. One of them is on the train of gulag-bound prisoners he is guarding.


Not his affair, says Josef. He has no intention of getting into trouble. But high in the Urals, fate throws the young soldier into not only trouble but an whole new world, a world of savagery and beauty, danger and wonder.

A world he adopts as his own,

 only to find it besieged by forces from without, and the woman he loves endangered and ensorcelled by those forces. Can he and the ancient and powerful sorcerer, Hurasu, stop them? Jokingly named ‘Tsar’ by his fellows, Josef becomes a man willing to step forward at last, to be seen as leader, as hero, in Tsar of the Empty Lands, a fantasy novel by Stephen Brooke.


6" by 9", 208 pages


Print TBA

  ISBN 978-1-937745-54-7


Ebook 2.99

  ISBN 978-1-937745-55-4


published in 2018