This Is Me – Freya Pickard

Another biographical offering from Freya Pickard, tracing her development both as a person and a poet from her early twenties to mid-forties. Freya Pickard is a cancer survivor, whose fight for life has forever changed her. These changes are reflected in a variety of poems she permits to be published here. Initially determined to be single, Freya reveals what it was like to discover her soulmate. Enjoying physical and mental fitness, she tells how she struggles post cancer. Always an observer, Freya looks within and ...

Elkadanu – Freya Pickard

As Lored attempts to investigate the truth of the charges brought against Rue, the herb woman, Tari tries to hide her insecurities and doubts behind a facade of serenity. “This is a fantastic read. The characters are all well drawn and the landscape through which the characters move is familiar and easily imaginable, yet quite magical as well.” W Thomas Lored and Tari must keep the twins’ presence on the Isle of Kiros a secret, as the taku-kevir starts to question witnesses to events that ...

The Essence of Thyme – Freya Pickard

Sleeping Beauty with a twist! “I love Dracogmagan’s character. She’s great: irreverent, mouthy and full of attitude.” DoctorWolf For once, Parsley’s in the limelight as she and Dracomagan set out to rescue the son of Lord Thyme. But many things stand in Parsley’s way; an impenetrable forest, a silent castle and a strange green orb… If Parsley and Dracomagan can’t reach Lord Thyme’s son soon, he may die or worse, become enslaved to an evil sorceress! This is a humourous take on a well-loved fairy ...

Olin Heon – Freya Pickard

When Lored is wrongfully imprisoned on the Isle of Yrjo, he has to rely on an outcast Kimder to rescue him. “This is my favourite volume in the series so far.” C Messelodi When Lored finally reaches the shores of Falnaboldu once more, he is met with shocking news that turns his life upside down. Determined to discover what really happened to his mentor, Lored refuses to leave the place he has called home for most of his life. And in the Temple in Aura ...

Aura Vere – Freya Pickard

Five disparate paths converge in the mountain city of Aura Vere. “I enjoyed reading Aura Vera immensely and look forward to the next installment!” J Poulter Otta and Erl must face the kaerling, Jas, before they can ascend the long road to Aura Vere and find the child Derri once more. Lored, the taku-kevir, must seek out the sister he’s never met in the Temple in Aura Vere, before the kaerlings find her. And Undine and Tari must find a way to leave the Temple ...

An Ancient Song – Freya Pickard

Escaping Aura Vere and the kaerlings under cover of the Suryan Exodus, Otta discovers a dark side to her character. “This story had me feeling close to Otta and I felt her discomfort as though she was my friend.” C Birmingham Otta’s internal conflict makes for an uncomfortable journey as her brother Erl finds his loyalties tested to the extreme. When the twins are banished from the Suryan wagons, they find themselves in a race against time to find the unicorn’s trail as one of ...

Hidden Lands – Freya Pickard

With faceless pursuers behind him, Lored must reach the Hidden Plateau before they catch up. “Beautifully written and it held my attention from start to finish.” E Baxter Disillusioned and disappointed with the way Olin Heon now conducts itself, Lored, a powerful taku-kevir, leaves the place he once called home and journeys in search of a new purpose in life. Tari, an acolyte in the Temple, is forced to trust the new priestess Undine, as danger besets her on every side; can she withstand the ...

The Butterfly Tree & other stories – Freya Pickard

Five tales from the land of Nirunen. Five tales out of legend and ancient mythology. Five tales of men and women who are not yet heroes. Five tales of fabulous creatures and monsters. Five tales from history in a world very different from our own. Three women … Escaping from the harsh demands of society. Refusing to live their lives according to the rigid rules of narrow-minded villages and towns. Slipping out of the clutches of tyrannical men and discovering who they really are. These ...

Vintrig’s Throne – Freya Pickard

Isu Magan, heir to Vintrig’s Throne, has fallen in love with Sama Conn, a travelling musician. Fearing to lose her promised inheritance, Isu is unwilling to show her true feelings for the man she loves. Terrified of her Counsellor Jya, Isu is forced to meet with Sama in secret. Minah, Isu’s servant, is happy to aid the princess in her secret dancing lessons with Sama, for Minah is in love with Trom, the drummer. For the first time in her life, Minah tells someone what ...

Silver Fire – Freya Pickard

Silver Fire is a FREE Download! When Otta and Erl are banished from their village for angering the gods, they embark on a peculiar quest. Commanded by a wandering god, Otta is obliged to follow the strange, elusive “unicorn’s trail.” Her twin brother, Erl, has lost his memory and is struggling to discover who he is. As they travel further from the shelter of the Homestead, the siblings discover unpleasant traits in their personalities. They must learn to adapt and change before they are driven ...