Song of the Elves

Epic fantasy novels and short stories by David Charles Shepherd

Maybe May

The end game of publication is a long one, mostly down to my own pursuit of perfection.  The King’s Blades is undergoing final tweaks to make the read as smooth and enjoyable as possible.  Here at SOTE HQ, we’ve set the tentative date of May 1st for publication.  All things being equal, that should be achievable.

The King’s Blades will be launched in two formats: paperback through lulu.com and as an e-book on kindle through amazon.  You choose your preferred method of reading – whichever way suits you best, I can assure you a heady mix of romance and intrigue, action and adventure.

So, comfort yourselves with a delicious Easter Egg.  By the time the Easter Bunny has returned to his lair, the second installment of Song of the Elves will be with you…

Until then, up the Elves!


About The Author

Writing has been my main form of escape since a child. Before teaching, I earned a living on a little known national newspaper, before discovering I also had a calling for the classroom. The first embryonic scribbles for Song of the Elves emerged in 2000. I began writing the first trilogy as one continuous manuscript entitled The Summerlands, which I finally completed in the Winter of 2007. In the intervening years, I've been transforming this first draft into three distinct instalments of the saga. "A Shadow Falls" and "The King's Blades" have already seen the light of day. "Sins of the Father" will follow shortly. There will be a second trilogy to complete the saga, which I intend to commence work on in 2012. Book four is entitled "The Lost, The Lonely and the Damned". I have also written a series of short tales entitled The Wolves of Winter, set in Rhoderica before the elves invaded the continent. This is now available through lulu.com as a paperback and via amazon kindle as an e-book.. My second, 'Tale of Rhoderica' will be a fantasy version of the great John Ford western - The Searchers. Entitled, To the Ends of the Earth', the novel will be out for Spring 2016. I am also half-way through a manuscript for a science fiction novel, entitled The Mirror of His Soul. Time and health permitting, these will all eventually see the light of day.

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