The Red Dawn and Other Stories

A thirty-thousand-word anthology featuring short fiction in horror and fantasy edited by ES Wynn-Rubsam, Glynn Owen Barrass, John Kenny and Suzie Wargo Lockhart.

The village of Winfield comes under attack from a mysterious red mist, the bizarre flora of the Whiteacre greenhouses claim another innocent victim and the funeral of Patrus Flint proves fatal for one ecclesiastical soul.

 

The Earl of Darkwater serves unspeakable horrors to his dinner guests while Toby’s marriage to Rose unravels even though they have barely left the altar.

Young king Gortah van Murkar travels to South Eira to fight off an attack from his old enemy as he celebrates his coming of age.

The Red Dawn and Other Stories contains fantasy and horror short fiction together with the fantasy novella Gortah Comes of Age.

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“Speaking of characters, Adams perfects the villains. They are ruthless and their cruelty is spectacular.”

Goodreads Review of Blackacre Rising

 

“An epic-length book, this story is filled with fantastical lands, intriguing characters, and a complex history of kingdoms and gods. I really enjoyed the vivid imagery and excellent characterization of both the heroes and villains.”

Sunshine Somerville’s Blog review of Dagmar of the Northlands

 

“A dark and imaginative dystopia, slowly revealed through excellent characters leading the fight for humanity. A brilliant story, thoroughly recommended to those who dare to wonder just how bad the future could become.”

Goodreads Review of Souls for the Master

“A memorable, mind-bending, and emotionally-driven fantasy romance novel, author John C. Adams's novel “Aspatria” is a must-read epic fantasy.”

Author Anthony Avina’s Blog review of Aspatria

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