Martin's dream of being a sports hero utterly fails when his mother declares school athletics "too dangerous". Then a misfired spell from another realm drops Martin into the playoffs ... of the Olympics ... in the Monster world ... and all of Martin's dreams come true.
         With a wizard for a coach, and a troll, an ogre, and a dryad for teammates, Martin struggles to play against goblins, cyclops, and satyrs ... in games as dangerous as they are bizarre.
         But Martin discovers that his unexpected arrival is far from accidental, and becomes enmeshed in the sinister secrets of the Grand Council of Wizards. To compete in the games as a human, without claws, fangs, or a scaly hide, Martin must discover new ways to win ... but, growing up in the human world, where can Martin discover the secret strategies to win any game?

         Thron, Garad, and the other village boys dream of sailing south and stealing riches on voyages of murder and plunder. For generations, fathers return home right before harvest, tell exciting stories, and train their sons to fight so they can carry on their proud Norse traditions. No boy is considered a man until they have fought for their life and slain an enemy.
         But the Viking raids are failing. Most Norse sons don't survive their first Viking, and fewer ships return each year. Thron and Garad's unbridled enthusiasm to go Viking lasts while they strive to prove themselves worthy ... until they actually sail a on dragonship ... and learn the bitter truths that their fathers don't tell their mothers ... or their sons.

The Heart of Terror lies in the Mind of the Original Vampire!
                  Why leave Transylvania?
                           Why infiltrate England?
                                    Why abandon three beautiful brides?
The Chronicles of Bram Stoker's masterpiece witnessed through the eyes of his most immortal legacy: Count Dracula as you've never seen him, fiery passions, hidden motives; Dracula's Deathless Desires!
                  Most Horror novels explore the terrors of the victim ...
                           Indulge yourself in the passions of the Legendary Slayer!

         Torn from his well-ordered castle, young Galloway is commanded to be the Royal Seneschal, to provide the King's army with food, water, horses, and supplies ... at a distant mountain pass surrounded only by desert. Even before their enemy arrives, Galloway's inadequate resouces earn him hatred from the starving troops and their squabbling commanders. But as the fighting begins, Galloway discovers that victory depends on his non-martial skills as surely as on any soldier, and any mistake by anyone could destroy their only hope of survival.
         Spies, Clerks, Clergy, Cooks, Messengers, Grooms, Drivers, and Stable-Masters, and Spies: intrigue and conflict fought behind the front line!
         After the revolution triumphed, Alvelck succeeded from Brioenth, and all institutions that supported the evil king's oppression, subjugation, and over-taxation were banned, including all churches. Now Brioenth seeks revenge, but can a nation where religion is outlawed survive against an overwhelming army supplied by congregations?

         A glorious viking death gone wrong sparks a quest into the realms of Norse Mythology:

         Deathquest: Norse warrior Eric Bjornson is on a quest to get himself killed in the most glorious way, but his Christian companions are horrified as Eric cheerfully leads them from one deadly disaster into another.
         The Mourning Trail: Cheated of his glorious afterlife, his companions seek 'the crack in the world', a mystical doorway to the realms of Norse Mythology.
         Quest for Valhalla: Chased through the legendary lands of the Norse mythology by Hel, the Norse Goddess of Death, they fight trolls, dark elves, and illusion-casting giants to rightfully inter Eric's spirit into fabled Valhalla.

         Forced to marry aged Jarl Austmadr, Havi discovers that, in 8th century Sweden, women don't have the right to refuse a husband. Dragged to an altar, wedded, and forced to submit on a horrific wedding night, Havi 's dreams of romance are crushed. The next day, as Havi is loaded aboard a dragonship and taken from the only home that she 's ever known, Havi learns that her new husband is the ruler of the largest clan in Sweden and wealthy beyond her peasant imaginings.
         But Swedish court politics are unknown to Havi, who discovers that she has enemies even before she enters her new home. Yet Havi's greatest threats are her own stepsons, Sterki, who sees Havi, and any child that she might bear, as a threat to his inheritance, and Hviti, who poses an even greater threat; their mutual attraction, while she's married to his father, could cause a scandal that could destroy every clan in Sweden.

         Young Jeremy, his wise Uncle Rory, and his mule-headed older brother hail from a family of land pirates, who lure valuable ships into deadly ambush with fake treasure maps. Unexpectedly they are captured by sea pirates, their false treasure map stolen, and they are forced to sail into their own family's ambush, knowing that to reveal the truth, even under torture, will cost their family everything, and end their lives. The sea pirates choose to keep them alive just long enough to find the buried treasure marked on their map, a treasure which only Jeremy, his uncle, and his brother know never existed.

         Audrey, a 12 year old girl, is dragged against her will from her world of television and computers into Arcadia, a magical doll world, by her Great Aunt Virginia, who offers to teach her all of her powerful magic, but with the magic comes great responsibility: Arcadia is facing a terrible threat as three powerful enemies unite to enslave the dolls, but the greatest threat of all is balancing the demands of Audrey's magical world with real life threats and her parent's impending divorce.

         A kid's coloring/storybook: Together Sven & Gertrude sail on a great adventure to roam the seas in search of the fearsome fire-breathing Fafnir, the Hungry Dragon! Kids and adults love the cute story and pictures of Sven & Gertrude and the Hungry Dragon. Parents can read it to their kids, before and after they color it, and kids can use it to adopt good reading habits!


Age Appropriateness

Any Age

The Hungry Dragon

These books are appropriate for any age, even small children, although they are enjoyed by adults, too. 'The Magic of Play' and 'The Grotesquerie Games' are written at the same level as the Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew books, The Wizard of Oz, or Alice in Wonderland.

The Magic of Play

The Grotesquerie Games

Young Teenager

Jeremy Wrecker

These books are appropriate for younger teenagers or older. They are written at the same level as Treasure Island, Harry Potter (1 - 3), or Xanth, with appropriate but muted violence, and simple romantic allusions, and no sexual content.

The Seneschal

Young Adult

The VIKINGS! Trilogy

These books are appropriate for any older teenagers or adults. They are written at the same level as the Lord of the Rings, Harry Potter (4 - 6), or David Copperfield, with appropriate violence, strong romantic situations with mild sexual content, and adult themes.

DeathQuest

The Mourning Trail

Quest for Valhalla

Adult Only

Dracula - D.D.

These books are appropriate for adults only. They are written at a very mature level. They contain explicit but not grauitous violence, and deeply romantic situations with explicit, although appopriate, sexual content. They are not pornagraphy, but detail numerous adult-only themes, emotions, and activities.

Viking Daughter

Viking Son