Book: By Sword, Stave or Stylus - Fantasy Short Stories by Andrew Knighton
|4.3 stars based on the 3 most helpful Amazon reviews|
Andrew Knightonabout this anthology: Stepping through shadows, the ninja Striking Back Silence hunts a powerful prey.
Following his master to war, the scribe Tobias faces monsters in the French forest.
In a world of rooftops, Teriac Gutterscum carries a message of war through a world of peril.
These thirteen short fantasy stories range from brief snatches of ideas to full blown tales of adventure, from the arena of ancient Rome to a demon detective policing modern hell. There's art and intrigue, love and war, and people just trying to get by. Whether you want a tale of action and adventure, one of whimsy, or a fairytale romance, you'll find something to your taste inside.
From reader reviews:
• "This book is perfect for what it attempts to be: a collection of fantastic short stories, leaning toward the dark side, evoking pathos, humor and excitement. Mr. Knighton has a vivid imagination and a brilliant use of words."
• "For the discerning reader who can appreciate intricate plots, brilliant writing and the full spectrum of what the fantasy genre can offer."
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