The Latest Fabled Quest Chronicles novel is done!
I finished the fourth Fabled Quest Chronicles novel—The Forest of Ancients! My goal was for 100,000 words or about 400 pages; I did know the latest novel would be longer than the previous three. Well, it’s 125,000 words–closer to 500 pages–which will make the fans happy. Now, The Forest of Ancients (Fabled Quest Chronicles, Book Four) is in the hands of my editors and proofreaders, so not much longer to wait. I’ll soon announce the official release date and presales.
Novels to date in the Fabled Quest Chronicles series:
Another fan favorite of the series–the creatures! What new creatures or fae races will be in this novel?
Here are some (without giving away any major spoilers)
- Nemean Lion – a monstrous giant lion with golden fur impervious to attack of any mortal weapon.
- Elefantagriff – giant hybrid beast of griffins and elephants. Gray skin and feathers, tusks growing from either side of their beaks, elephant ears, and elephant feet-like talons.
- Redcaps – race of murderous goblins with talons for hands and known for soaking their caps in the blood of their victims.
- Morgens – evil water nymphs that drown men by luring them to their death with their hypnotic sylphic beauty.
- Sparti – mythical armed skeletonoid men that grow from magical teeth, seeds, or blood.
- Lindworm – wingless serpentine creature with two clawed arms in the upper body.
- Wraith – a ghostlike image of someone, especially seen shortly before or after their death.
- Anzu – a giant lion-headed bird.
Which one are you most intrigued by?
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Austin Dragon is the author of over 30 books in science fiction, fantasy, and classic horror. His works include the sci-fi detective LIQUID COOL series, the epic fantasy FABLED QUEST CHRONICLES, the international futuristic epic AFTER EDEN Series, the classic SLEEPY HOLLOW HORRORS, and new military sci-fi PLANET TAMERS series. He is a native New Yorker but has called Los Angeles, California home for more than twenty years. Words to describe him, in no particular order: U.S. Army, English teacher, one-time resident of Paris, ex-political junkie, movie buff, Fortune 500 corporate recruiter, renaissance man, futurist, and dreamer.