In the land of Juma on a peaceful, agrarian planet, books and reading are banned and magic holds sway.
Most people are happy with the situation. Magic gives them all they need and they are content... More > to let the Wind Gods set the rules.
But some people question the way of things. While the all powerful, seemingly benevolent Wind Gods often take people to their citadel to cure them... how many actually return?
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“It looks like the only way out, apart from the way we came in,” Dave observed, “so I suppose we should go and see what’s there and see if we can make contact with someone.”
Everyone began to walk, except Trell. Owl hung back to ask him what was wrong.
“Magic,” he said. “The place reeks of it. Something isn’t right.”< Less
Maggie and Razeel live, not just worlds, but dimensions apart.
By performing a dangerous ritual he hopes to reach her plane of existence where he believes he will acquire immense power and wealth.... More > He knows there is a danger of being held captive on the other side but considers the risk worth taking for the possible reward. He believes he will be more than a match for any human who dares to try to hold him.
All Maggie wants is a quiet life. She believes she is finally learning to live in calm and serenity but from time to time things happen that make her feel she needs a drink to calm her nerves.
The day she goes looking for a drink and takes the top off an old crystal decanter is the day her serene life is disrupted by the appearance of a handsome and unusual young man.< Less
If you love horses, if you are young at heart, if you love to exercise your imagination and take an escape into another world, then Half Horse- the Quinolan Qhronicles is the story for you.... More >
Imagine a world where half the population is made up of intelligent half horse beings. Imagine finding yourself stranded there and learning you must have an owner if you want to stay.
Imagine the new sights you will see, the interesting people- and horses- you will meet.
Better still, don't try to imagine it- jump hoofs first into the world of Half Horse and experience it with Sierra as his adventures unfold.< Less
Sierra finds that the war is not quite over for him as he had hoped. Before getting home and back to his life as a racehorse he finds himself travelling across Cantella, competing in an unusual... More > sporting contest and facing both wild horses and wild animals. In his travels he is seen by Aleena, the leader of the country. She decides she must have him for her own and threatens another outbreak of war if she does not get her way. Eventually, to resolve the problem of who is to own him, Sierra must make the decision as to whether or not he should return to Earth.< Less
Sierra encounters a lost black foal and plays detective to find its mother unravel its origins. After a return to his racing career he travels to Lost People Valley to solve another mystery. Some... More > time later, while acting as a trade ambassador to Cantella he accepts Aleena’s invitation to take a few days break at a seaside resort and meets a beautiful silver filly. To help her and Aleena he finds himself playing matchmaker. On his return to Zammar he helps another filly realise her dream of travel and meets the daughter of the owner of his old rival Nensi. She tells him an interesting story and shows him something that surprises him greatly. He is preparing to race once more when a rescue and an accident change his plans.< Less
As a favour to his friend Gra Jon, Sierra goes back to Earth to buy some electronic components. While there he meets a girl he used to know. On his return he agrees to go with Derro Par to distant... More > places in Zammar to look for benin- a substance vital to his adopted country. To Arvo is also planning to travel to look for a banded kada so they agree to travel together. Dana Hedra, exiled from Cantella for upsetting the Iwah Palomar, overhears their plans and invites himself along. As he and To Arvo are not exactly on friendly terms, Sierra fears there may be trouble between them, but they all set off together. What they find on the far side of the Impossible Range surprises everyone and what is lost by a member of his party will eventually send him on a shopping expedition back on Earth where he meets up with the girl again and tells her about himself and where he has been.< Less
Rynn city celebrates the day its favourite quinolan gets married. To Sierra’s dismay the day turns into a huge event and the ceremony takes place in the middle of the Rynn City racetrack. He is... More > pleased to leave it all behind and go on his honeymoon… but even that turns into an adventure he did not want or need.
Just when Sierra thinks that his life might, at last, be settling into routine, he gets a feeling of unease and senses that dramatic changes area about to occur. When he loses a close friend and the Animal Catalogue Project is relocated to a city in the south, he knows that his life will never be the same.
After a reluctant move to the southern city of Steorry he makes an even more reluctant move into a new career as a photographer. His new jobs soon takes him to the far southern regions of Zammar. He and To Arvo are nearly drowned while trying to cross a river, washed a long way south and must battle people, animals and distance to find their way back to their home and families.< Less
When a wild animal escapes, Sierra and To Arvo go hunting in a most unusual location- an adventure that ends with one of them in a healing hall. So that the patient can recuperate Alapao suggest a... More > voyage on his transporter, the S’Tarn Hara. He, Sierra and his family and others, set off on what is supposed to be a relaxing holiday only to find themselves in the hands of pirates.
Sierra is separated from Sally and I Reesh who are taken to a mysterious city in the far west of Cantella.
With the help of Dana, To Arvo and his young brother Thax, the black horse attempts to rescue them. The brothers, to To Arvo’s disgust, find themselves having to play the part of women in order to enter the city where Sally and Rishi are being held captive. Sierra finds himself having to race against a local champion to win freedom for Sally and I Reesh.
On his return to Zammar, a man he always believed to be a good friend, tricks Sierra into revealing his true origins.< Less
Sierra wants to remain on the Larn estate to help find a treasure that is believed to be hidden there but he learns that an old friend is very sick so he travels north to look for a cure for her.... More > After falling victim to a jealous colt and battling his way out of a very tight spot he learns that the Rohn has been smitten by a Zammoran woman and is neglecting his work. With the help of To Arvo’s cousin Ey Lith, he tries to set things right but is unsuccessful. Returning to the Larn Estate he and Thax resume their hunt for the treasure.< Less
While Derro Par and Alapao induct a new recruit into the Troubleshooters, Sierra helps the Rohn find a suitable wife.
Gra Jon arrives in Mochock for the wedding and enlists Sierra and Thax to help... More > him test a hot air balloon. They crash in a small town with a strange name and learn a secret about To Arvo. Meanwhile Sally is having an adventure of her own; she gets lost in the Sands and learns its secret. Naylia invades Tima Well to rescue her.
The newest member of the Troubleshooters goes hunting for gold in the Galla Luen jungle and Thax finds his treasure.< Less