A Fool and His Money: A Cold Kiss of Steel Novelette by Michael J. Gibbons
Gareth Sheppard, is a young farmer who yearns for a different life. He has romanticized about the life of a soldier and hopes to someday become one. When he is presented an opportunity to purchase his first sword, he struggles with a decision that could change his life forever.
A Fool and His Money is historical medieval fantasy at its finest, with rich details based on countless hours of research. You will feel transported to another time.
A Fool and His Money is a novelette and prequel to the novel, A Cold Kiss of Steel.
Michael J. Gibbons, was born and still resides in Phoenix, Arizona. He has been writing professionally for the past ten years and is currently working on his first novel, The Cold Kiss of Steel. He lives with his wife and three children, none of which ever disobey their father like his main character, Gareth.
Originally aspiring to be an author, Michael J. Gibbons, found he was not patient enough yet at the age of 23 to write. Instead, he began a career in video and television production and soon branched into photography and multimedia production. After mellowing out a bit with age and having a multitude of experiences to draw from, Michael decided to move back into the realm of fiction writing. A Fool and His Money is his first story since returning to writing and is the beginning to his first novel, The Cold Kiss of Steel.