So what happens after Murdoch and Joy live happily ever after? Well, for the first few years, nothing bad, so I skipped that part. However, after 15 years of King Galaschin’s competent rule, with his daughter about to be married, guess what skunk shows up at the picnic? Yup, it’s Rolf. A kinder Rolf, a … More Volume 2 Coming Soon!
I have found it! I, Tovan of the faer, watched from the shelter of the forest. At the foot of the hill, beyond the cluster of huts where they lived, the quetan bent to their harvest, shining blades swinging in the bright sunlight. One corner of the field they would not cut, they could not. … More Murdoch’s Tale, Chapter 1
This is not an “out take,” strictly speaking, as it doesn’t appear in the book. It’s one of Corwin’s other Mouse King tales. The Mouse King and Sir Pettyfoote went out to quest one fine summer’s day. They followed a stream and found a river. They followed the river and found a lake. And … More The Mouse King and the Quest
My faeries are different. They do not have wings, nor gossamer gowns, nor are they Tolkienesque woodland lords. (I’d always wondered how Elrond and his kin maintained their lifestyle: fine wines, gorgeous clothes, open air palaces, and whatnot. It’s true that you can get a lot done when you don’t have to sleep and live … More The Faer
Here’s what readers of Murdoch’s Tale are saying on Amazon. You can click here and use the Look Inside function to see what they are talking about. 1. New! shari trnka reviewed Murdoch’s Tale (Corwin’s Chronicle) (Volume 1) I thoroughly enjoyed this well told tale March 16, 2018 I thoroughly enjoyed this well told tale! … More Reviews Are In
When Corwin encounters the Faer in Murdoch’s Tale, exactly who is he meeting? We have these notions of “faeries” as little gossamer-winged sprites or noble Tolkien elves, living like lords in the forest with no visible means of support, or perhaps the daioni sidhe, shining beings of light. I’ve noticed a tendency we have, and … More The Faer
Eek! It’s Happening. At present, I’m knee-deep in proofreading, formatting, and creating cover material for Murdoch’s Tale, the first volume of Corwin’s Chronicle. A quick summary: In the time of Richard Lionheart, during the bloody Border Wars between England and Scotland, Tovan, a Faer (or “Faery,” as we Quetans call them) rescues the child Corwin … More Murdochs’ Tale