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New Novel


Cloning Freedom

The first book in a futuristic, sociological science-fiction series.


Freedom's Law

The second book in a futuristic, sociological science-fiction series.

Sequal to Cloning Freedom available 2021/22.


Mistletoe Spear

sequal to the novel Horn of the Kraken, historical fantasy, Norse adventure, litRPG.

available in 2021


Revenant

sequal to the novel Nukekubi,a paranormal thriller, urban-fantasy mystery.

available in 2021


Havens in the Storm

a swords and sorcery, fantasy novel.


Cats

a cyberpunk world, cyberpunk, science fiction, gamelit.




New RPG Module


Horn of the Kraken Gaming Module

RPG module based on the novel Horn of the Kraken, Norse, historical fantasy adventure.


Dead Man's Blade Gaming Module

RPG module based on the novel Horn of the Kraken, Norse, historical fantasy adventure.




New Anthology


The Light Between Stars

Tinker's Toxin - a Tinker series short story,

science fiction and fantasy stories.


Innovation

a science fiction, paranormal and horror short-short story anthology featuring LGBTQ characters.





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Stephen B. Pearl - Author


     I write speculative fiction novels and stories, focusing on fantasy and science fiction, their subgenres and cross-genres. The novels listed below are currently available or soon to be available. I hope you enjoy them.

     Books can be purchased online and from bookstores, purchase links are provided, or you might see me at a local show, if you are in southern Ontario, Canada.



Amazon author pages

     Please visit my US and UK Amazon author page to see my currently available books, videos, information and discussion.



Youtube videos page

     Please visit my Youtube playlists for writing tips, convention (con) information, author interviews and readings, and other interesting information.



Novels, Anthologies and RPG Modules by Stephen B. Pearl

Short stories, anthologies

Role playing game ("RPG") modules are based on novels by Stephen B. Pearl.

Ratings are an unofficial guide only, rated by Stephen B. Pearl, the author. NC17 means no person 17 and under, i.e. adult, 18+ only.

  • Fantasy: Havens in the Storm, Worlds Apart, The Hollow Curse.
  • Paranormal/Dark Fantasy: Fate of the Norns Ragnarok series: Horn of the Kraken, Mistletoe Spear, and gaming modules;
    Ray McAndrues, wizard series: Nukekubi, Revenant.
  • Science Fiction: Freedom series: Cloning Freedom, Freedom's Law;
    Tinker series: Tinker's Plague, Tinker's Sea, The Light Between Stars;
    Cats - a cyberworld adventure, War of the Worlds 2030, Slaves Of Love.


Novels

Cloning Freedom novel - a futuristic, science fiction novel, sociological science fiction


Cloning Freedom

The first book in a futuristic, sociological science-fiction series dealing with the same human problems as Spartacus.


Freedom's Law


The second book in a futuristic, sociological science-fiction series dealing with the same human problems as Spartacus.


Available in 2021/22,


sequal to Cloning Freedom.



Mistletoe Spear


“I don’t think we should tell the trolls that you peed in their mead.”


Available in 2021,


sequal to Horn of the Kraken.


a Norse, historical-fantasy adventure, litRPG novel - PG14, adult.


Revenant


Available in 2021,


sequal to Horn of the Kraken.


paranormal thriller, modern fantasy, urban fantasy, mystery novel - PG16, adult.

Havens in the Storm novel - traditional swords and sorcery fantasy novel


Havens in the Storm

a swords and sorcery, fantasy novel - PG14, adult.

Cats - a cyberworld adventure novel - uturistic, science fiction, cyberpunk, gamelit


Cats - a cyberworld adventure

A futuristic, science fiction, cyberpunk, gamelit, action-adventure novel - PG14, adult.

Part of the proceeds will be donated to cat charities.

Horn of the Kraken book cover - historical, Viking novel, litRPG


Horn of the Kraken

An historical, Norse, Viking saga, fantasy action-adventure novel, litRPG - PG14, adult.

Tinker's Plague book cover - post apocalyptic, science fiction novel


Tinker's Plague

A post-apocalyptic, science fiction, environmetal, medical and political thriller - PG16, adult - adult content.

Tinker's Sea book cover - post apocalyptic, science fiction novel


Tinker's Sea

A post-apocalyptic, science fiction, environmetal, medical and political thriller - PG16, adult - adult content.

War of the Worlds 2030 book cover - military science-fiction romance novel


War of the Worlds 2030

A military science-fiction romance action-adventure novel - NC17, adult - adult content, some explicit sexuality.

Nukekubi book cover - paranormal, modern fantasy novel


Nukekubi

A paranormal, modern fantasy, urban fantasy, mystery, detective - PG16, adult.

Worlds Apart book cover - paranormal, modern fantasy, romance novel


Worlds Apart

A paranormal, modern fantasy, romance novel - NC17, adult - some explicit sexuality.

Slaves Of Love book cover - science fiction, romance erotica



Slaves Of Love

A science fiction, romance, erotica, detective thriller - NC17, adult - explicit sexuality.

The Hollow Curse book cover - paranormal, romance erotica

The Hollow Curse

A romance, erotica, spanning centuries - NC17, adult - explicit sexuality.




RPG Modules

Horn of the Kraken - RPG module, gaming module


Horn of the Kraken

RPG module based on the novel Horn of the Kraken, a Norse, historical fantasy adventure, - PG14, adult.

Dead Man's Blade - RPG module, gaming module


Dead Man's Blade

RPG module based on the novel Horn of the Kraken, Norse, historical fantasy adventures, - PG14, adult.




Anthologies

The Light Between Stars short story anthology - science fiction, fantasy, modern fantasy


The Light Between Stars

Stories of wonder and courage from the farthest stars to the ground beneath our feet.

Tinker's Toxin - a Tinker series short story.

Innovation Queer Sci Fi's Seventh Annual Flash Fiction Contest - short short story anthology - LGBQT, science fiction, paranormal, horror




Innovation

a science fiction, paranormal and horror short story anthology featuring LGBTQ characters.

Group Hex Vol. 2 book cover - horror anthology


Hiss Click

A horror short story in Group Hex Vol. 2 anthology - PG16, adult.

Group Hex Vol. 1 cover - horror anthology


Abandon All Hope Yea Who Enter Here

A horror/dark fantasy short story in the Group Hex Vol. 1 anthology - PG16, adult.

1984 in the 21st Century: An Anthology of Essays book cover - anthology


Goodbye My Safety Blanket

political and social commentary on 1984 and its application to today, essay in the 1984 in the 21st Century: An Anthology of Essays - PG16, adult.

Happy DILF Day: Stories Celebrating Hot Dads book cover - anthology


Healing

A romance erotica short story in the Happy DILF Day: Stories Celebrating Hot Dads anthology - NC17, adult - explicit sexuality.

Happy MILF Day: Stories Celebrating Hot Moms book cover - speculative fiction, love anthology


Three Parts Love

A romance erotica short story in the Happy MILF Day: Stories Celebrating Hot Moms anthology - NC17, adult - explicit sexuality.

Love, Time, Space, Magic book cover - speculative fiction, love anthology


Seven Days

A romance short story in the Love, Time, Space, Magic anthology - PG16, adult.



Out of Print

Morbid Seraphic book cover - anthology


Better the Devil You Know

A paranormal, dark fantasy, detective short story in the Morbid Seraphic anthology - PG16, adult.

Samhain book cover - anthology


Sorrow's End

A modern fantasy, romantic short story in the Samhain anthology, continued in the Yule anthology.

Yule book cover - anthology


Yule Fire

A modern fantasy, romantic short story in the Yule anthology, continued from the Samhain anthology.

Hot Shots book cover - romance, erotica anthology


Three Parts Love

A romance, erotica short story in the Hot Shots 3 anthology - NC17, adult - explicit sexuality.



Amazon author pages

     Please visit my US and UK Amazon author page to see my currently available books, videos, information and discussion.



Youtube videos page

     Please visit my Youtube playlists for writing tips, convention (con) information, author interviews and readings, and other interesting information.



Novels



Cloning Freedom

by Stephen B. Pearl

available 2021


A futuristic, sociological science-fiction novel - PG16, adult.

The first book in a futuristic, sociological science-fiction series dealing with the same human problems as Spartacus.

Published by Brain Lag Publishing

ISBN-13: 978-1928011439,
ISBN-10: 1928011438,
ASIN: B08GQGJD5H.

ISBN-13: 9781928011453, ISBN-10: 1928011454.


414 pages paperback, 558 pages dyslexic version paperback.


Location: deep space.


Cloning Freedom novel - a futuristic, science fiction novel, sociological science fiction

     In the early 21st century, Rowan is fighting a secret war against alien pirates bent on subjugating all of mankind.


     At least, that's what she thinks. In reality, it's a thousand years later, Earth has long been part of an interstellar and interspecies republic, and she's a character on Angel Black, an e-entertainment that allows viewers a complete sensory experience through her perspective. Who needs actors when you can clone famous performers and splice in some alien DNA? Since studio clones have no rights, their lives and experiences can be tailor-made for the program.


     It's just too bad the clones don't know that.


     Ryan Chandler was a decorated war hero until he was cloned to save his life. His career options died with his original body and the best job he can get is a technician on Angel Black. He's planning to escape to a newly colonized system when Rowan is scheduled to be killed off.


     With help from unexpected allies, Ryan stages Rowan's rescue, but getting her off the set is only the beginning. To succeed, they must evade a manhunt supported by the state that fears Rowan's liberation might be the triggering event of a clone rights movement that could cost the establishment billions and shake the foundations of human society.


     Can two clones find their freedom in a society that treats them as second-class citizens?


Cloning Freedom - Description, Chapter 1 and Reviews.


Sequal Freedom's Law available in 2021/22.


Available in paperback, dyslexic version paperback, and e-book.

Available from: Amazon on line booksellers - including Australia, Canada, UK, USA,
Kobo Canada, Barnes and Noble and Nook, Brain Lag Publishing, and other book store locations.




Freedom's Law

by Stephen B. Pearl

available 2021-22


A futuristic, sociological science-fiction novel - PG16, adult.

The second book in a futuristic, sociological science-fiction series dealing with the same human problems as Spartacus, sequal to Cloning Freedom.

Published by Brain Lag Publishing

Location: deep space.


     The switchboard station, the trade and diplomatic hub of the galaxy with sectors dedicated to all the republic species, where the FTL gates intersect, now holds Rowan’s only hope of survival.


     Liberated from the United Earth Systems, where she was a slave condemned to enacting e- entertainments, all senses plus emotion entertainments, and taken to Republic territory by retired, war hero Captain Ryan Chandler of the Star Hawk, Rowan is now a person under the law, so long as she never enters UES territory.


     It has been said that, ‘A hungry man is not a free man,’ how true to say, ‘A woman in need of medical care is not a free woman?’ Free to roam most of the Galaxy, Rowan needs treatment to compensate for the genetic alterations performed on her during her creation, and the only place she can get it is in the UES. Can Ryan and Rowan find a way to get her treated without handing her over to those who wish to kill her?


     To make maters worse, the Batzoid assassins, Croell and Zandra, are still in pursuit.


     The first sparks of rebellion have been sown amongst the clones on the set region. Michael, the head studio executive, sits back and pulls the puppets strings. How far beyond the set region does Michael’s influence reach, and what is his end game?


     Plots within plots, laws against laws, with two lovers caught in the middle of affairs of galactic import struggling to survive and forge lives of their own.




Mistletoe Spear

by Stephen B. Pearl

available 2021


A sequal to the novel Horn of the Kraken,

a Norse, historical-fantasy adventure, litRPG novel - PG14, adult.

Published by Pendelhaven Press

20 chapters, 252 pages, ~93,300 words.


Location: Viking Age England.


Mistletoe Spear novel - Norse, historical fantasy adventure, historical fantasy, litRPG

     Newly returned to Orkney from their mission to liberate the Horn of the Kraken, Fjorn, the bastard prince, and his band are dispatched to secure another item of power before the forces of the white god can confiscate it to serve in their war against the Norse way of life.


     The Mistletoe Spear, that slew the god Baldur, is hidden somewhere in Northumbria. The artifact promises victory to whoever holds it.


     Fjorn must guide his people through a world trapped in Fimbulwinter before they can even begin their search.


     Can Fjorn’s band triumph against the might of Wessex, bolstered by a mercenary army of trolls?


     Will old foes become new allies, or will Fjorn’s generosity to the dead lead them all to ruin?


     What secrets does Jolnir, a newcomer to the group, hold and will this endanger the quest?


Fate of the Norns Ragnarok series, historical Norse adventure.



Revenant

by Stephen B. Pearl

available 2021


A sequal to the novel Nukekubi,

a paranormal thriller, urban-fantasy mystery novel - PG16, adult.

Published by Dark Dragon Publishing

20 chapters, 242 pages, ~71,881 words.


Location: Hamilton, Ontario, Canada and vicinity.


     Ray McAndrues, wizard, lifeguard, and general poor bastard, is called once more to defend the people of Ontario from a creature of the night.


     A Revenant has risen from its grave seeking justice/vengeance against those who caused its death. It is a grey area of occult morality that Ray would normally leave alone, but the Revenant has extended its victim pool to all men.


     Ray cannot help but think there is something more to the Revenant than a disembodied spirit, but what?


     Further, during his hunt, romantic complications threaten to deprive Ray of his most potent mystical ally, lover, and best friend, Cathy, when he needs her the most.


     Can Ray stop an entity of rage and vengeance before he becomes just another Hors’ d’Oeuvre to fuel its insatiable hunger?


Ray McAndrues paranormal series



Havens in the Storm

by Stephen B. Pearl

swords and sorcery, fantasy novel - ??, adult.

Published by Anhk Shen

ISBN-13: 978-1-7753641-3-9,
ISBN-13: 978-1-775364-2-2 ebook,
ASIN: B084BRNLT9.


29 chapters, 344 pages, ~78,500 words.


Havens in the Storm novel - traditional swords and sorcery fantasy novel

     Left for dead behind enemy lines, prince Dominel seeks refuge in an abandoned stronghold of the slaughtered wizards. There he is recruited and trained by undead mages in the once forbidden magics so that he can close the doors into the world of man and halt the advance of the horde of monsters known as the storm.


     Can the strength of a lone wizard stand against a god of evil bent on ruling all the worlds of monsters and men?


     Will other races stand as friends or foes in Dominel’s quest?


     Can Dominel open himself to memories of his past lives without fracturing his sanity and becoming a worse threat than the monsters he seeks to halt?


     And what of the man who is prince, king and wizard? What space is left for him in a life of crushing duty and wondrous enchantment?


Havens in the Storm - Description, Chapter 1 and Reviews.


Available from: Amazon on line booksellers - including Australia, Canada, UK, USA,
and other book store locations.




Cats - a cyberworld adventure

by Stephen B. Pearl

novel - PG14, adult.

Published by Anhk Shen Publishing

ISBN-13: 978-1-7753641-0-8 paperback;
ISBN-13: 978-1-7753641-1-5 ebook.


13 chapters, 209 pages, ~51,700 words.


Location: the future.


Cats - a cyberworld adventure book cover - cyberpunk, science fiction, gamelit novel

     The cerebral interface has revolutionised society. Need a ride? With a thought the cab is on its way. Want an adventure? Enter a VR 5 computer game nearly indistinguishable from reality.


     Amanda arranges for her Big Sisters Program little sister, Rachel, to spend a day gaming as a fourteenth birthday present. Amanda never suspects that her insane ex-boyfriend, Jim, will use a computer virus to trap her and her companions in the game.


     A pleasant diversion becomes a life and death struggle as her party seek a way to come back to the real world without triggering a program that will cause nanobots to rip their brains to shreds.


     To complicate matters, in the game scenario the adventurers have been transformed into cats. Will the party survive? Will Amanda admit that Rachel’s older brother, Tyrell, might just be her future? Will the computer virus Jim used to trap them become a cyber plague that could kill thousands?


     Part of the proceeds will be donated to cat charities.


Cats - a cyberworld adventure - Description, Chapter 1 and Reviews.


Available from: Amazon on line booksellers - including Australia, Canada, UK, USA,
and Fiction DB, Barnes and Noble and Nook, and other book store locations.




Tinker's Sea

by Stephen B. Pearl

A post-apocalyptic science fiction, environmental, and political thriller, novel - PG16, adult - adult content.

Published by Brain Lag Publishing

ISBN-10: 1928011136, ISBN-13: 978-1928011132 paperback;
ISBN-13: 978-1928011149 Kindle ebook, ISBN-13: 978-1928011156 epub ebook.


40 chapters, 324 pages, ~111,100 words.


Location: future Canada - Georgian Bay, Lake Huron, Collingwood and surrounding area, Ontario.


Tinker's Plague book cover - post apocalyptic, science fiction novel

     In a world where energy shortages have made technology available only to a few, rumour indicates a pirate nuclear-submarine is patroling Lake Huron. Tabby, a Doctor of General Applied Technologies colloquially known as a tinker, stumbles across clues and searches for the radiation-leaking submarine.


     A story of intrigue and survival in a shattered future.


     Rating - I have rated this book as PG16, it is officially unrated. The story does contain descriptions of plague sufferers, violence and death, all of which you can see on the TV news or in a documentary.


Tinker's Sea - Description, Chapter 1 and Reviews.


Tinker series

Available from: Amazon on line booksellers - including Australia, Canada, UK, USA,
Smashwords, Barnes and Noble and Nook, Kobo, and other book store locations.




Tinker's Plague

by Stephen B. Pearl

A post-apocalyptic science fiction, environmetal, medical and political thriller, novel - PG16, adult - adult content.

Edition two published by Brain Lag Publishing

ISBN-10: 1928011101, ISBN-13: 978-1928011101 paperback;
ISBN-13: 978-1928011118 Kindle ebook, ISBN-13: 978-1928011125 epub ebook.


40 chapters, 349 pages, ~98,000 words.


Location: future Canada - Guelph and surrounding area, Ontario.


Tinker's Plague book cover - post apocalyptic, science fiction novel

     Oil reserves depleted. Society collapsed.


     A few places cling to modern technology. For everywhere else, there are the Tinkers.


     In southern Ontario, Novo Gaia uses sustainable energy to support its citizens in comfort. From there, Novo Gaia sends Doctors of Applied General Technology, tinkers, into the Dark Lands to install everything from solar stills to televisions, and make a profit.


     Brad Cooper is a tinker on his route in Guelph when he finds himself at the epicentre of a plague outbreak. Stranded without support in a tenuously-held quarantine zone, he must use his limited medical training in a desperate search for a treatment against an insidious relic from an age of excess.


     Meanwhile, fuelled by panic, other townspeople caught within the quarantine zone conspire to sabotage relief efforts. Distrusted by the people he's trying to help, hampered by political rivals, under-supplied, over-worked, and with his own risk of infection increasing, Brad seems to be fighting a losing battle as the casualties mount...


     A story of intrigue and survival in a shattered future.


     Rating - I have rated this book as PG16, it is officially unrated. The story does contain descriptions of plague sufferers, violence and death, all of which you can see on the TV news or in a documentary, and there is a sex scene, nicely written.


Tinker series

Tinker's Plague - Description, Chapter 1 and Reviews.


Available from: Amazon on line booksellers - including Australia, Canada, UK, USA,
Smashwords, Barnes and Noble and Nook, Kobo, and other book store locations.




Horn of the Kraken

by Stephen B. Pearl

An historical, Norse, Viking saga, fantasy action-adventure novel - PG14.

Published by Pendelhaven Press.

ISBN-10: 0994024053, ISBN-13: 978-0994024053 paperback;
ISBN-13: 978-0986763373 ebook.


15 chapters, 23 pages, ~80,300 words.


Location: historical northern Europe, England, Sweden, Finland and the Orkney Islands.


Horn of the Kraken book cover - historical Viking novel

     A Norse-fantasy heist in historically accurate settings and locations, incorporating real world situations into a mythical, fantasy adventure, along the line of Ocean's Eleven meets Lord of the Rings.


     During the sword age of Ragnarok, the Norse apocalypse, a group of heroes must steal the horn of the kraken from Hakon, the bastard pretender to the throne of Norveig, who is using it to force kraken to sink the ships of Jarl Eric Bloodaxe, in a bid to win the war between them.


Horn of the Kraken - Description, Chapter 1 and Reviews.


Fate of the Norns Ragnarok series, historical Norse adventure.

Available from: Drive Thru RPG - Fate of the Norns, Pendelhaven.

Amazon on line booksellers - including Australia, Canada, UK, USA,
Barnes and Noble and Nook, Chapters and Indigo, and other book store locations.


Ebooks from: Drive Thru RPG - Fate of the Norns as Kindle, mobi, epub and pdf.




War of the Worlds 2030

by Stephen B. Pearl

A military science-fiction romance, action-adventure novel - NC17, adult - adult content, some explicit sexuality.

Published by Damnation Books.

33 chapters, 240 pages


ISBN-10: 1629290505, ISBN-13: 978-1629290508 paperback;
ISBN-13: 978-1629290492 e-book.


Location: USA - southern California and Maine.


War of the Worlds 2030 book cover - science fiction novel

     I am Doctor Richard Green. The Darmuks came across the stars pretending friendship. Humanity flocked to them. Ashley, Zane and I struggled to understand the technology they offered.


     Now war rages, man against mutant beasts. Worse, the Darmuks have taken Ashley, made her a modem for their biological computer. Their mistake! I can defeat their science, and give my species a chance, but to do it Zane and I must join Ashley, sacrifice all we are and hope it will be enough.


War of the Worlds 2030 - Description, Chapter 1 and Reviews.


Available from: Amazon on line booksellers - including Australia, Canada, UK, USA,
Barnes and Noble and Nook, Chapters and Indigo, and other book store locations.




Worlds Apart

by Stephen B. Pearl

A paranormal, modern fantasy, romance novel - NC17, adult - some explicit sexuality.

Published by Dark Dragon Publishing.

37 chapters + epilogue, 352 pages, ~116,000 words


ISBN-10: 0987972685, ISBN-13: 978-0987972682 paperback;
ISBN-13: 978-0987972699 e-book.


Location: UK - Bakewell, Peak District National Park, Derby, and Avebury, England.


Worlds Apart book cover - paranormal romance novel

     Markus, a wizard from a parallel earth, travels to our world in a bid to stop a blight that is destroying his own. Here he meets Alcina, a Wiccan Priestess, who is in a custody battle over her son, Tim, against Carl, the boy's sire, who abandoned her when she was pregnant eight years ago. Carl has the backing of a dangerous religious cult in his bid to take custody.


     Can Markus help save the boy? Can Alcina help save a world and what of the growing attraction between them? Can love bridge the gap between people that are Worlds Apart.


Worlds Apart - Description, Book Trailer, Chapter 1 and Reviews.


Worlds Apart book trailer book trailer.


Available from: Amazon on line booksellers - including Australia, Canada, UK, USA,
Smashwords, Barnes and Noble and Nook, Kobo, and other book store locations.




Nukekubi

by Stephen B. Pearl

A paranormal, modern fantasy, urban fantasy, mystery, detective novel - PG16, adult.

Published by Dark Dragon Publishing.

20 chapters + epilogue, 254 pages, ~80,600 words.


ISBN-10: 0986763365, ISNB-13: 978-0986763366 paperback;
ISBN-13: 978-0986763373 e-book.


Location: Canada - Toronto, Hamilton, McMaster University, St. Catharines and Niagara Falls, Ontario.


Nukekubi - fear itself.

Nukekubi means headless!


Nukekubi book cover - paranormal, mystery novel

     From ancient times nukekubi have haunted the land of Japan. Living as men by day, these beasts slip their heads free of their flesh at night and go in search of human prey. These hapless souls are driven into a terrified madness that results in their death.


     Ray McAndrues, a modern-day wizard, must neutralise a nukekubi that is feasting on the people of Toronto. He is aided by Cathy, a sorceress of numerous charms, and Toshiro and Kunio, two, Japanese, martial artists who have made hunting nukekubi their lives' work.


     As the quest plays out, questions arise. Who is hunting whom? How can you slay the beast that stalks the night without slaying the man who walks the day? What is the strange, millennia-old connection that binds Ray to the beast, and will it help or hinder the quest?


Nukekubi - Description, Chapter 1 and Reviews.


Ray McAndrues paranormal series

Nukekubi is available from: Amazon on line booksellers - including Australia, Canada, UK, USA,
Smashwords, Barnes and Noble and Nook, Kobo, and other book store locations.



Lover's Choice


Short story - featuring Ray and Cathy from Nukekubi - NC17, now available on Amazon: Australia, Canada, UK, USA.



Glossary

Free glossary of terms used in Nukekubi.




Slaves Of Love

by Stephen B. Pearl

A science fiction, romance, erotica, detective novel - NC17, adult - explicit sexuality.

Published by Club Lighthouse Publishing.

39 chapters, ~245 pages, ~99,500 words.


ISBN-13: 978-1926839042.


Location: future Canada - Toronto, Ontario.


An interview about Slaves of Love is available at Sweete Spot.

Slaves Of Love book cover - science fiction romance erotica


     Race is a private eye, ex-cop in the year 2105. As a left over from an undercover mission he must struggle to control Ralph, an artificial personality implanted in Race so that he could infiltrate the crime syndicates. Ralph is a sociopath, immune to the anti-violence conditioning everyone receives at the age of ten. The Race personality retains control of his body until Astra, Race's secret fantasy, is slipped protoerotoskillen, a drug that turns her into a love-slave. To save Astra, Race releases the Ralph personality so that he can force Todd, Astra's handler, to tell him how to counter the drug...


Slaves Of Love - Description, Chapter 1 and Reviews.


Available from: Club Lighthouse Publishing,
Amazon on line booksellers - including USA,
Barnes and Noble and Nook, Kobo, and other booksellers.




The Hollow Curse

by Stephen B. Pearl

A paranormal romance, erotica novel, spanning centuries - NC17, adult - explicit sexuality.

Published by Club Lighthouse Publishing.

31 chapters, 232 pages, ~92,000 words.


ISBN-13: 978-1897532539.


Location: historic and present day UK, USA and Canada - York, England; Colorado Territories, USA; southern Ontario, Canada.


An interview about The Hollow Curse is available at Sweete Spot.

A radio interview about The Hollow Curse is available at
What's Hot in Romance, Blog Talk Radio.


The Hollow Curse book cover - paranormal romance erotica

     Ben and Alysia are the current incarnations of soul mates cursed, in a previous life, to be separated by a gulf of years and social norms until they fully accept their love, share a lifetime, and raise a child together. The book follows them through some of their incarnations and shows how the spirit that now inhabits Dorry, Alysia's collage girlfriend, who was the originator of the curse in a previous incarnation, has hounded them through life after life.


The Hollow Curse - Description, Chapters 1 to 3 and Reviews.


Available from: Club Lighthouse Publishing,
Amazon on line booksellers - including Australia, Canada, UK, USA,
Barnes and Noble and Nook, Kobo, and other booksellers.





RPG Modules



Dead Man’s Blade - Fate of the Norns RPG Gaming Module

by James Kerr and Stephen B. Pearl

RPG module, Norse, historical fantasy adventure - PG14, adult,

based on the novel Horn of the Kraken, litRPG.

Published by Pendelhaven Press

ISBN-13: 978-1-988051-19-2

118 pages


Location:Viking Age Northern Europe.


Dead Man's Blade gaming module - RPG module, gaming module, Norse, historical fantasy adventure

     The Dead Man’s Blade adventure includes:

  • 6 ready-made player characters for immediate pick-up and play, including “Halla Sea Born” a Selkie Archetype exclusive to this adventure series.
  • A deep and engaging 100+ page adventure good for 4 to 6 sessions of play, but filled with jumping-off points that could keep the game going forever.
  • Layout specially designed for ease-of-use for the game master, the "Norn", with references and on-the-fly events so no homework is required to run a great adventure.
  • A dozen terrible beasts, fiendish enemies, and things that go bump in the darkness of Fimbulwinter for the characters to encounter.
  • An adventure that is complete, but also continued in the upcoming Sea 2: Horn of the Kraken.

     Whether this is your introduction to Fate of the Norns, or just your first foray onto the dangerous seas, Dead Man’s Blade promises danger, intrigue, and the best kind of Viking mayhem.


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     Jarl Erik Bloodaxe’s ships have been sinking at an alarming rate. No one knows why, but all signs point to Hakon and his crusaders in their never-ending battle to destroy the Norse way of life and enslave the world to the tyranny of the White God’s church. Can the party discover the cause of the lost ships, or will they succumb to crusaders, dangerous wild beasts, or a lonely death at sea? Perhaps they will escape alive, or perhaps Valhalla will gain yet more swords for the end of days.


     Based on Stephen B. Pearl’s novel Horn of the Kraken, this is the first in a series of brand new Adventures for the Fate of the Norns: Ragnarok role-playing game. This Adventure assumes familiarity with the basic rules of the system, but is littered with rules introductions and references so a deep understanding is not necessary to play.


Fate of the Norns Ragnarok series, historical Norse adventure.

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Horn of the Kraken - Fate of the Norns RPG Gaming Module

by James Kerr and Stephen B. Pearl

RPG module, Norse, historical fantasy adventure - PG14, adult,

based on the novel Horn of the Kraken, litRPG.

Published by Pendelhaven Press

ISBN-13: 978-1-988051-13-0

140 pages


Location:Viking Age Northern Europe.


Horn of the Kraken gaming module - RPG module, gaming module, Norse, historical fantasy adventure

     The Horn of the Kraken adventure includes:

  • 6 ready-made player characters for immediate pick-up and play, including “Halla Sea Born” a Selkie Archetype exclusive to this adventure series.
  • A deep and engaging 100+ page adventure good for 4 to 6 sessions of play, but filled with jumping-off points that could keep the game going forever.
  • Layout specially designed for ease-of-use for the game master, the "Norn", with references and on-the-fly events so no homework is required to run a great adventure.
  • A dozen terrible beasts, fiendish enemies, and things that go bump in the darkness of Fimbulwinter for the characters to encounter.
  • An adventure that is complete, but also a continuation of Sea 1: Dead Man's Blade, with the same characters now older and wiser. Each Adventure in the series is a jumping-on point and can be played without the others. The daring saga of the seas will continue in a forthcoming adventures in the Sea series.

     Whether this is your introduction to Fate of the Norns, or just your first foray into its icy waters, Horn of the Kraken is an exciting adventure with a compelling thread, offering a rich sandbox in the city of Winchester, and your greatest opportunity yet for the best in Viking mayhem.


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     The time has come for an ancient viking heist. Upon the sea there is a horn that blows and summons a kraken to destroy all ships. The horn is being blown by your enemy, the forces of vile Hakon. Thus, your jarl sends you on a heist. Steal the horn before it blows again. On this mission the party will discover both cruelty and wonder. Can they steal the horn of the kraken from fortified Winchester, or will they die trying?


     Based on Stephen B. Pearl’s novel Horn of the Kraken, this is the second in a series of brand new Adventures for the Fate of the Norns: Ragnarok role-playing game. This Adventure assumes familiarity with the basic rules of the system, but an advanced understanding is not necessary.


Fate of the Norns Ragnarok series, historical Norse adventure.

Available from: Drive Thru RPG - Fate of the Norns
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Anthologies



Tinker's Toxin

by Stephen B. Pearl

A modern fantasy, romantic, short story about love, loss and hope, the circle of life in The Light Between Stars, Editor Catherine Fitzsimmons.

Published by Brain Lag Publishing.

ISBN-10: 1928011357, ISBN-13: 978-1928011354, ASIN: B085W1Q4TT.


10 authors, 10 stories, 212 pages.


A science fiction and fantasy short story anthology.

Tinker's Toxin - a Tinker series short story.


The Light Between Stars short story anthology - science fiction, fantasy, modern fantasy



Tinker series

Available from: Amazon on line booksellers - including Australia, Canada, UK, USA,
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Innovation

Editor J. Scott Coatsworth

Queer Sci Fi's Seventh Annual Flash Fiction Contest.

Published by Other Worlds Ink.

ISBN-13: 979-8666597927.


120 stories, 247 pages.


A science fiction, paranormal and horror short story anthology featuring LGBTQ characters.

Innovation Queer Sci Fi's Seventh Annual Flash Fiction Contest - short short story anthology - LGBQT, science fiction, paranormal, horror



Available from: Amazon on line booksellers - including Australia, Canada, UK, USA,
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Hiss Click

by Stephen B. Pearl

A horror short story in in Group Hex Vol. 2 anthology - PG16, adult.

Published by Great Lakes Horror Company.

ISBN-10: 1976581478, ISBN-13: 978-1976581472.


22 authors, 22 short stories, 346 pages.


A horror anthology.


Group Hex Vol. 2 anthology  book cover - horror anthology, short stories



A sucba diver's greatest terror. A psychological-horror story.


Available from: Amazon on line booksellers - including Australia, Canada, e-book, UK e-book, USA e-book,
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Abandon All Hope Yea Who Enter Here

by Stephen B. Pearl

A horror/dark fantasy short story in Group Hex Vol. 1 anthology - PG16, adult.

Published by Great Lakes Horror Company.

ISBN-10: 1539643867, ISBN-13: 978-1539643869.


19 authors, 19 short stories, 251 pages.


A horror anthology.


Group Hex Vol. 1 anthology  book cover - horror anthology, short stories



     Hope's a bitch. The gods exist and some actively hate you. A dark fantasy story.


Available from: Amazon on line booksellers - including Australia, e-book, Canada, UK, USA,
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Goodbye My Safety Blanket

by Stephen B. Pearl

A short essay in 1984 in the 21st Century: An Anthology of Essays - PG16, adult.

Published by Riverdale Avenue Books.

IISBN-10: 1626013608, ISBN-13: 978-1626013605 paperback;
ISBN-13: 978-1626013599 e-book.


25 authors, 25 essays and articles, 180 pages.


A political and social commentary on 1984 and its application to today, essay and commentary anthology.


1984 in the 21st Century: An Anthology of Essays  book cover - anthology, social commentary



     An examination of how technology has destroyed privacy. An essay.


Available from: Amazon on line booksellers - including Australia, Canada, UK, USA,
Smashwords, Barnes and Noble and Nook, Chapters and Indigo, and other book store locations.




Healing

by Stephen B. Pearl

A romance, erotica short story in Happy DILF Day: Stories Celebrating Hot Dads anthology - - NC17, adult - explicit sexuality.

Published by Riverdale Avenue Books.

ISBN-10: 1626012873, ISBN-13: 978-1626012875 paperback; ISBN-13: 978-1626012868 e-book.


9 authors, 9 short stories, 192 pages.


An erotic, romance anthology.


Happy DILF Day: Stories Celebrating Hot Dads  book cover - anthology, short stories



     A broken hero finds healing in the arms of a fantasy that becomes real. An erotic, love story.


Available from: Amazon on line booksellers - including Australia, Canada, UK, USA,
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Three Parts Love

by Stephen B. Pearl

A romance, erotica short story in Happy MILF Day: Stories Celebrating Hot Moms anthology - - NC17, adult - explicit sexuality.

Published by Riverdale Avenue Books.

ISBN-10: 1626012792, ISBN-13: 978-1626012790 paperback;
ISBN-13: 978-1626012783 e-book.


8 authors, 8 short stories, 166 pages.


An erotic, romance anthology.


Happy MILF Day: Stories Celebrating Hot Moms  book cover - anthology, short stories



     A passionate, married couple reaffirm the love they share in body, mind and spirit. Three Parts Love is an erotic, love story.


Available from: Amazon on line booksellers - including Australia, Canada, UK, USA,
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Seven Days

by Stephen B. Pearl

A fantasy short story in Love, Time, Space, Magic.

Published by Pop Seagull Publishing.

ISBN-13: 978-0993787843.


12 authors, 12 stories, 196 pages.


speculative fiction with romance, themes based on the title - NC17, adult.


Love, Time, Space, Magic book cover - speculative fiction, love anthology

     The story of friendship, love, broken hearts, and healing.


Fantasy.

Location: Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.


Available from: Amazon on line booksellers - including Australia, Canada, UK, USA,
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Better the Devil You Know

by Stephen B. Pearl

A paranormal, dark fantasy, detective, short story in Morbid Seraphic.

Published by Crushing Hearts and Black Butterfly Publishers.

ISBN-10: 0615605931, ISBN-13: 978-0615605937.


9 authors, 10 short stories, 300 pages.


A dark fantasy, divine anthology.


Morbid Seraphic book cover - anthology, short stories



     The story of a succubus with a difference, a wizard cop and a deadly drug in a world where magic has returned to mythic levels.


Morbid Seraphic and Better the Devil You Know - Description and Reviews.


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