Meet the Author

Daniel R. Marvello

Daniel R. Marvello writes magical fantasy adventure stories. He lives in a log home deep in the forest of the North Idaho panhandle with his wife of twenty-plus years and a small support staff of Samoyeds. His professional background is in database and software development as well as technical writing.

Daniel's fiction writing was inspired by his love for reading magical fantasy and his years of enjoying fantasy role-playing games. His fiction works include The Vaetra Chronicles, a swords & sorcery adventure series, The Ternion Order, a contemporary paranormal fantasy series, and The Western Geomancer, a western fantasy adventure series.

Books by Daniel R. Marvello

Vaetra Unveiled (The Vaetra Chronicles, vol. 1)

Bored with his life as an innkeeper, Jaylan Forester takes a promising mercenary contract. The adventure goes out of control when he discovers that his client is being pursued by Sulana Delano, an intriguing Sword Sorceress from an enclave of sorcerers known as The Archives. Taught from birth to shun sorcerers, Jaylan must overcome his distrust of magic when an unexpected turn of events embroils Jaylan in Sulana's mission to recover a stolen mysterious artifact. Along the way, Jaylan learns that he too has the capacity to become a sorcerer. He must decide if he wants to explore his newfound abilities or resume the comfortable life he has always known. Fate has its own ideas about the path he should take.

Novel: $3.99 Adventure / Swords & Sorcery Author: Daniel R. Marvello

Vaetra Untrained (The Vaetra Chronicles, vol. 2)

In volume two of the Vaetra Chronicles, former innkeeper Jaylan Forester follows lovely sorceress Sulana Delano to the Archives College of Sorcery where he learns to use the magical power of vaetra. While Jaylan adjusts to life at the largest sorcerer sanctuary in the empire, Sulana investigates the clues left behind by their mutual enemy Paeter Thoron. When Sulana and her team are captured and held for an impossible ransom, Jaylan must decide if he will obey the will of the Archives Council and wait through the negotiations, or if he will risk everything in a desperate attempt to rescue the woman he loves.

Vaetra Untrained is a swords & sorcery fantasy adventure. If you liked The Belgariad by David Eddings, The Dresden Files by Jim Butcher, or Dragonlance by Margaret Weis & Tracy Hickman, you'll enjoy the Vaetra Chronicles series.

Novel: $3.99 Adventure / Swords & Sorcery Author: Daniel R. Marvello

Vaetra Unleashed (The Vaetra Chronicles, vol. 3)

Jaylan Forester struggles to complete his training as a Sword Sorcerer so he can join Sulana as an elite guardian of the Archives. But a persistent trance called the Runedream cripples his spell casting and threatens his goal.

Sword Sorceress Sulana Delano is desperate to overcome the injuries she sustained in a deadly confrontation against rival sorcerers at Thunderhead College. Sulana seeks help at a druid refuge, but she is rejected by the sorcery-intolerant high priestess. She is forced into hiding to receive secret treatments from a compassionate druid healer.

Time is running out. Headmaster Dumont Fortenz is spreading his influence and subverting the Sorcery Accords. If he can't be stopped, the empire could be torn apart by a war of sorcery.

Novel: $3.99 Adventure / Swords & Sorcery Author: Daniel R. Marvello

First Moon (The Ternion Order, vol. 1)

After being dumped by his fiancé, Kyle Nelson is ready for a rebound fling. But a one-night stand turns into a catastrophe that leaves Kyle with violent dreams and disturbing physical symptoms.

Kyle is approached by an attractive witch named Amanda who tries to convince him that he is in danger of turning into a werewolf and that his only hope for a cure lies with her secret society, the Ternion Order.

Initially writing Amanda off as a lunatic, Kyle reconsiders her offer after he attracts the attention of the local pack and learns that his fate will be sealed on the next full moon.

Novel: $3.99 Adventure / Contemporary / Paranormal Author: Daniel R. Marvello

Demon Witch (The Ternion Order, vol. 2)

Amanda Clark didn't set out to be a troublemaker. She developed a werewolf exorcism to save her brother Reggie from the lupusdaemon that possesses him. But her new ritual threatens the fragile peace between the werewolves and the Ternion Order, an organization of paranormal hunters of which she's a member.

Kyle Nelson owes Amanda his life. Amanda's experimental exorcism surprised everyone when it actually worked, saving him from becoming a werewolf forever. Now Kyle will do whatever he must to help Amanda.

Trapping Reggie and exorcising him is but one of their challenges. A dark coven unexpectedly sides with the werewolves, defiling Amanda's moon shrine and threatening the lives of everyone she knows. With only Kyle for support, Amanda must choose between saving her brother and protecting her friends.

Novel: $3.99 Adventure / Contemporary / Urban / Paranormal Author: Daniel R. Marvello

Geomancer's Bargain (The Western Geomancer, vol. 1)

Like many settlers, Carleton Kazimer traveled to the western frontier to escape something. In Carleton's case, it was a notorious criminal gang who put a price on his head. But the young earth wizard quickly discovers that new and unfamiliar dangers await him in the wild west.
    A promising contract at a gold and silver mine in the Arizona Territory turns sour when the delvan miners who work the ore reject the assistance of a human geomancer. While trying to prove his worth to the impatient mine manager and the delvans, Carleton's efforts lead to conflict with the indigenous avens who populate the local mountains and revere the area's dragons.
    With few allies to back him up, Carleton must find a way to salvage his contract and build a new life in the lawless desert far from the civilization of home.

Novel: $3.99 Adventure / Historical / Steampunk / Weird West Author: Daniel R. Marvello

Finite Fantasy: A Collection of Short Fiction

A story doesn't have to be long for it to be engaging and fun.

In this collection of ten fantasy fiction pieces, you'll experience the dark tension of "The Rune" and the thrill of evading a monster in "The Obelisk Portal." The next time you are resisting the thought of wading into another thousand-page tome, treat your imagination to these short doses of magical fantasy adventure.

Anthology: FREE Adventure / Contemporary / Swords & Sorcery Author: Daniel R. Marvello

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