To find the true King’s hiding place, he must navigate an ancient and deadly maze of underground tunnels, using only the knowledge his legendary father has passed down to him.
For his first mission to succeed, Chattergoon must battle giant, poisonous creatures, overcome dangerous bandits, escape unstable passageways and win over mysterious desert nomads. Failure is not an option.
The Tunnel Runner is a short story set in the same world as epic fantasy Melokai (In the Heart of the Mountains #1). The action takes place twenty-five years before the events of the novel.
Who are the peons? And why do they fear peonhood? Find out now in this fantasy short story.
Peonhood centres on the same world, people and events of the epic fantasy novel Melokai, Book One of the In the Heart of the Mountains trilogy.
What happens to Wevo and does the rebellion succeed? And just who is this Melokai, the warrior ruler the peons so despise? All is revealed – and more – in Melokai, out now.
But whilst Jakira is being branded, she discovers she can tame fire.
Determined to gain her freedom and find her mother before Jakira comes of age, she uses her magic to ask the bloodthirsty God for a miracle.
When this fails, a desperate Jakira goes in search of a mysterious creature, the last of its kind, who lives deep in the vast desert. Known as the Sand Scuttler, it can bestow great power on the one it deems worthy.
For centuries it hasn't met that one, until now.
Set in the same ruthless world as the grimdark, epic fantasy novel Melokai (In the Heart of the Mountains #1) and twenty years before, The Sand Scuttler tells of the early life of Ammad’s mother Jakira.
This adult fantasy novella can be read as a standalone story, no prior knowledge of Melokai is required.
Legendary warrior Ramya has successfully ruled as Melokai for longer than most. Prosperous, peaceful, and happy, her people love her. Or so she thinks.
Ramya’s time is up. Bracing herself for the gruesome sentence imposed on all Melokais who have served their purpose, she hears instead a shocking prophecy.
Is the abrupt appearance of a mysterious, eastern cave creature the prophesied danger? Or is it something darker, more evil? And what of the wolves? Will the ferocious war with their kind oust her from power?
Suddenly Ramya must fight threats from all sides to save her mountain realm. But while her back is turned, a conspiracy within her inner circle is festering. Ramya and her female warriors must crush an epic rebellion before it can destroy her and devastate her beloved nation.
She thinks it’s the end, but it’s just the beginning...
If you love elaborate fantasy worlds and deep worldbuilding, perilously high stakes, magic, brutal battles, intrigue, and unique creatures and beings, then Melokai, Book One of the grimdark, epic fantasy trilogy In the Heart of the Mountains by Rosalyn Kelly, is for you.
Dark and gritty adult fantasy. For fans of George R. R. Martin, Mark Lawrence, Anna Stephens and Joe Abercrombie.