Overview

The Covenant ended generations of war between the races, separated the combatants to the points of the compass, and delegated the Range as a buffer between them for two hundred years.

Now the rich highlands draw adventurous pioneers who brave the cold peaks to start new lives. They stake claims, watch their neighbors with a wary eye, care for their flocks, and hope to store away enough reserves to survive the brutal winters. The majical ...
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Overview

The Covenant ended generations of war between the races, separated the combatants to the points of the compass, and delegated the Range as a buffer between them for two hundred years.

Now the rich highlands draw adventurous pioneers who brave the cold peaks to start new lives. They stake claims, watch their neighbors with a wary eye, care for their flocks, and hope to store away enough reserves to survive the brutal winters. The majical waters of the Lake evoke fear, but the gorges teem with game, which draws the dreaded orcs and goblins from the eastern desert.

EXPIRING COVENANT unfolds in chapters that read like short stories, slices of each character's life. But they flow end-to-end to chronicle the saga of a people setting down roots as they become a community, mix tales of shenanigans, tragedy, duplicity, tolerance, friendship, love, and personal growth. The settlers learn their neighbors (little people, humans, giants, and majical kind) might not be the monsters tales are told of 'round winter hearths.
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940014105514
  • Publisher: R. Mac Wheeler
  • Publication date: 1/30/2012
  • Series: Black Lake , #1
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 1,284,605
  • File size: 631 KB

Meet the Author

R. Mac Wheeler (skip the 'R' if you're calling him for dinner, or most anything else) has jumped out of planes, driven motorcycles like an idiot, shot lots of guns (never with ear protection, what?), ridden helicopters, rappelled down cliffs, explored mine shafts, skied on water and snow, kayaked, had surgery on both knees and shoulders (thanks mostly to basketball), and moved across the continent. Most days lately though his weekly excitement entails a two hour motorcycle ride with his Labrador, Molly (she wears Doggles; gets lots of camera action). Otherwise he mostly sits quietly eight hours a day allowing his rather sane but free flowing mind to cast plot ideas one after another.

A native Texan (and proud of it; don't mess with Texas), Mac has called South Florida home for the past twenty-five years (ahh, no dust storms, just inconvenient hurricanes), where he and his wife lovingly bicker about most everything (like folks in their fifties are supposed to) between laughing at their three goofy dogs.

A former computer programmer, project manager, and all-around nerd, Mac now focuses full time on science fiction, fantasy, and paranormal that leverages the quirkiness and emotions of real life more often than the farfetched.
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