“BLACKGUARDS: Tales of Assassins, Mercenaries, and Rogues” from Ragnarok Publications has arrived.  My dark fantasy short “The Long Kiss” can be found alongside a mammoth collection of dastardly deeds and wicked ways from an all-star cast of contributing fantasy authors.  I’m sincerely grateful and humbled to be included among them.  Simply put, this has been one incredibly cool project.


Find it here on Amazon for Kindle & Unabridged Audible Audiobook

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April 26, 2015

Whether by coin or by blood… YOU WILL PAY.A FANTASY ANTHOLOGY featuring the deadly, the worldly, and the sneaky. BLACKGUARDS consists mainly of stories in established series, and the authors range from wildly successful indie authors to New York Times bestsellers. Featuring tales set in the worlds of Michael J. Sullivan’s Riyria, David Dalglish’s Dezrel, Mark Lawrence’s The Broken Empire, Lian Hearn’s Tales of the Otori, Mark Smylie’s Sword and Barrow, Anthony Ryan’s Raven’s Shadow, Shawn Speakman’s Chronicles of Annwn, Carol Berg’s Sanctuary, James A. Moore’s Seven Forges, Django Wexler’s Shadow Campaigns, Laura Resnick’s Silerian Trilogy, Peter Orullian’s Vault of Heaven, Kenny Soward’s GnomeSaga, Paul S. Kemp’s Egil and Nix, and more! If you enjoy roguish tales of scoundrels and ne’er-do-wells, many of them set in established worlds, BLACKGUARDS is for you!

This special eBook edition of BLACKGUARDS also includes the anthology companion entitled THE BLACKGUARDS BLACKLIST, thus you get an additional ELEVEN cutting-edge stories by:

BLACKGUARDS plus the BLACKGUARDS BLACKLIST is a collection of 38 spectacular, grimdark, heavy-hitting, epic fantasy tales, most of them set within the proprietary worlds of the authors herein. This is THE massive fantasy collection for the assassin / mercenary / rogue / thief enthusiast.

*Cover art by Arman Akopian. Interior artwork by Oksana Dmitrienko & Orion Zangara.