Pariah's Moon [NOOK Book]

Overview

Book One of The Pariah of Verigo series.

Branded on his face and exiled following his forbidden affair with the Princess of Aelfland, Elven soldier Giele seeks redemption on the frontier across the ocean, but even fleeing half a world away isn’t far enough to escape the troubles that follow a marked man. He finds sporadic acceptance, even some measure of friendship, from a holy man, a drunken mage, and even a shopkeeper, but when he ...

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Pariah's Moon

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Overview

Book One of The Pariah of Verigo series.

Branded on his face and exiled following his forbidden affair with the Princess of Aelfland, Elven soldier Giele seeks redemption on the frontier across the ocean, but even fleeing half a world away isn’t far enough to escape the troubles that follow a marked man. He finds sporadic acceptance, even some measure of friendship, from a holy man, a drunken mage, and even a shopkeeper, but when he inadvertently crosses paths with a local gangster, the frontier is no longer safe.

An epic fantasy with strong elements of the American Wild West, Pariah’s Moon is a harrowing tale of redemption and revenge, bows and bullets, magic and massacre.

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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940011294808
  • Publisher: Local Hero Press, LLC
  • Publication date: 4/23/2011
  • Series: Pariah of Verigo, #1
  • Sold by: Smashwords
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 1,137,510
  • File size: 301 KB

Meet the Author

Ian Thomas Healy is a prolific writer who dabbles in many different speculative genres. He’s a ten-time participant and winner of National Novel Writing Month where he’s tackled such diverse subjects as sentient alien farts, competitive forklift racing, a religion-powered rabbit-themed superhero, cyberpunk mercenaries, cowboy elves, and an unlikely combination of vampires with minor league hockey. He is also the creator of the Writing Better Action Through Cinematic Techniques workshop, which helps writers to improve their action scenes. Ian also created the longest-running superhero webcomic done in LEGO, The Adventures of the S-Team, which ran from 2006-2012. When not writing, which is rare, he enjoys watching hockey, reading comic books (and serious books, too), and living in the great state of Colorado, which he shares with his wife, children, house-pets, and approximately five million other people.

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  • Posted April 27, 2011

    Elves in the Weird West

    The fun thing about this book was the way you got to go directly from a high-fantasy world into the Old West, but fantasy style. The high-fantasy world is full of all the melodrama of medieval politics (especially sexual politics), and the shift from that to the Old West-world of, well, rape, murder, and swindling the folks Back Home is like jumping into a cold pool on a hot day. Yeah, those elves are lying, cheating SOBs, but at least they're relatively honest.

    A clever variation for the Weird West subgenre (which I love). Good characters, fast action, and lots of bloody revenge.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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