There are those who use the natural powers, those who control the natural powers, and those who are at one with the natural powers. And then there are those who that have no special powers, yet they believe they can save the world from those who do. These are the tales of one such individual, whose very faith challenges the vast domination of the naturally powerful.
Immerse yourself into a land of new creatures and adventures, where trust of your friends may be your only strength against the enemy. However, it could also be your downfall.
THORIK DAIN SERIES (Young Adult and older)
Fate of Thorik is the first of 6 books in the Altered Creatures Series about Thorik Dain's journey across the land to save family, friends and the land he loves.
"Thorik, who begins the story as Brimmelle’s meek, obedient student, is more naturally open to outsiders’ viewpoints, and his gradual transformation into a leader willing to take risks is both believable and appealing.", "Engaging, if not groundbreaking, fantasy adventure." - Kirkus Discoveries
Sacrifice of Ericc follows Thorik's attempt to save Ericc from being hunted down by the forces of evil. However, Ericc has revenge on his mind and evades Thorik as he races into the lands where evil awaits him.
Essence of Gluic follows Thorik and his party on a quest to save the Essence of his grandmother. An Alchemist, Bryus Grum, joins the journey in an effort to find the proper spell required for Thorik's task. Unfortunately, Thorik's trek starts out in the wrong direction as he literally falls into hell and must confront the demon Bakalor.
NUMS OF SHOREVIEW SERIES (ages 7 to 12)
Nums of Shoreview Series explores the same land as the Thorik series from a younger perspective. Many characters and events interlace between the various book series, each exploring different aspects of them. This series will be available toward the end of 2008.
Stolen Orb is the first of the series in which three young num children unexpectedly get involved in a crime. In their effort to uncover the clues needed, they end up putting their own lives at risk.
Unfair Trade is the second book in this series. This scary tale is about a item being sold and causing one man to threaten another man's life. It will be up to our three young friends to prevent a murder from taking place. But what they find is that they don't have all the facts.
Slave Trade is the third book in this series where slave traders come into port and prey on children, capturing them and locking them in the base of their ship. When Faun disappears, her friends Bik and Gaz can't wait for the law to save her, so they investigate on their own. This becomes a mistake that may cause all three youngsters their freedom.
Baka's Curse is the forth book in this series which has follows Gaz for a day at his home and his father's work. However, this is no ordinary day, for Gaz is stalked by a cursed wooden idle causing everything in his world to unfold into crazy events.
GREAT NEWS!! The Audio Book version has been released of Fate of Thorik and Sacrifice of Ericc!
Books in Motion has published the 1st and 2nd novel in the series and now is recording the 3rd. See our "News and Reviews" page for more information.