The Dark Wars — A Universe from the Mind of Celtic Bard
Before the Apostles died, those remaining congregated once more to talk of old times when their friend and Lord walked amongst them. During this meeting, they were visited by their departed friend and the Archangel Michael and charged with creating an Order of warriors and scholars and magi to oppose the fell creatures they had come across in their travels. The demons and monsters of the ancient world who would corrupt and enslave Man. These stories are about those chosen men and women who have taken the fight into the shadows where the Darkness lurks, glutting itself on the souls of Humanity.
One of the greatest prophets in human history was just born in an out-of-the-way inn's stable and already his destiny is in jeopardy. The King in Jerusalem and the religious elders, warned of his coming, seek out the child in order to assure fate does not play out as is foretold. Shocked by this vision, the master of a school for the arcane in the city of Taksasila summons three of his best masters for a mission into the Roman Empire to lay protections upon the child and save his destiny.
Alexandra McKiernan is a Warrior of the Almighty, a Knight of the Faith, the Left Hand of God. The Order has been the servants and allies of her predecessors since the time of the Apostles. But from whence came this Order of warriors and holy men, wizards and scholars? This is a quick peek behind the light of the world into the Darkness the Order has fought for almost 2,000 years. Learn the truth concealed behind the veil which hides the battles waged in the Dark Wars of Human History.
A woman is gruesomely murdered in Cold War Germany and the only witness is her 5 year old daughter who can't remember what happened. Memories, though inaccessible to investigators, linger and change a once adorable little girl. And murder of a loved one will place that girl on the path of destiny. Odd occurrences, inexplicable enemies, and Cold War intrigue with an odd flavor alter this girl's life, shifting her from the front lines of the Cold War to the middle of the Dark Wars.
Alice Spencer-Killdare, Holy Champion of the Faith, needs a vacation. Or at least that is what her foster father thinks. When the stitches from her battle in Belfast with Demons, Vampires, and Werefoxes come out, he decides to pack everyone up and head to his estate in southern Scotland for just that. But when you are a God-chosen warrior fated to battle the monsters of the world, nothing is ever that simple and trouble has a way of finding Alice, no matter what her name or where she hides.
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Edgar Laetham had enough. He had spent enough time shedding blood and losing friends for Queen and country. A chance encounter with an old friend from Australia while recovering from a wound in Bahrain a year after the First Gulf War sent his life on a different path. How different he would not know until one fateful, rain-soaked day while driving his new charge through the streets of Harrow. After that day, he knew life with Dame Alice Spencer-Killdare would never be the same. Or boring!
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Alice Spencer-Killdare has settled into her new life as heiress, Knight of the Royal Victorian Order, and Left Hand of God following the events in Belfast almost five years ago. Now a student at Oxford, she splits her time between studying and fighting in dark places. But when her Uncle Eoin gets embroiled in a post-Cold War mess, suspicions abound that the mess was really aimed at her. So she finds herself a member of his party as they go to the US to set things right and find the bad guys.