Coven of the Worm

Book One: Estranged Earth

Linda Caldwell attends Putty Hill Senior High with her friends Jane and Candy, where she meets and falls in love with an intriguing young man named David Yeng-Chi.

David seems perfect for her, but he has a dark secret. His father Hamaki had trained him to use a deadly mix of martial arts and magic in the service of his god—Chai'Huon Ju, the Defiler. David is a descendent of the Worm Clan of a long forgotten prehistoric nation called Hunjan. There were other gods and different beliefs among these people, but the Worm Clan had believed in Chai'Huon Ju's legacy of evil.

As the relationship between David and Linda grows, Linda begins to have prophetic dreams warning her to stay away from him. The visions are so insistent and frightening that she surrenders to them and breaks up with David. Enraged, David resolves to have revenge by conjuring his god to Earth.

Linda has a secret too, however—one that might help to save her soul from the Defiler. Prophecy was merely the first of her abilities to develop and—she soon discovers—there were more powers to come.

Book Two: Mystic Moon (in progress)

Eric is the son of David Yeng-Chi, who had unleashed Pure Intensity and wreaked havoc on a Maryland town in 1995—all in the name of revenge. When Eric discovers his true identity, he sets out to fulfill his destiny, which is to assemble a Coven and use it to release his evil god on Earth.

Daniel is an Avatar of the gods, and only he knows how to find the others like him. It is his destiny to gather the Avatars and lead them to battle against the Defiler before he can wage war on Heaven. Together with Dawn Lu, Linda Levinston, and FBI agent Carl Timmers, Daniel searches for Eric and his coven—hoping to find them before they can succeed with their diabolical plans.

Tuesday, October 9, 2007

A Great Way to Start the Day

Imagine my surprise when I checked my blog comments today and found a message from Cheryl Ann Gardner. And what a wonderful message it was! She says that my book (actually only about 11,000 words) Sanctuary of the Mind has been selected for the week of horror reviews at the POD People blogspot beginning October 29. This was definitely an unexpected development, and I am grateful to Cheryl for this, and to all those who have already read it!

This comes on top of the first review I received, and of course Jim Melvin's encouraging comments. It seems the little experiment might just turn into something more.

I'm very excited. I can't wait to see it!


bunnygirl said...

Wow! Congratulations!

Thomma Lyn said...

Great going, Michael! Congratulations -- that is fabulous! My cats and I are doing a happy dance for you. :)

Michael said...

Thank you both!

Leah J. Utas said...

That's absolutely wonderful, Michael! Good for you!

Michael said...

Thank you, Leah. I've got my fingers crossed for a good one!

Emily Veinglory said...

The review should go up on POD People on Nov 1, assuming the Gods of Blogger are feeling cooperative :)