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Thomas Cardin

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I was born in 1963. Started reading fantasy and science fiction with the works of Edgar Rice Burroughs when I was 7. As I grew I added more and more authors to my list, Isaac Asimov, E.E. Doc Smith, Tolkien, etc. Every book with a cover by Frank Frazetta was soon in my collection.

In high school I made friends who introduced me to Dungeons and Dragons, a brand new game at the time. Now I could both READ and PLAY out the adventures I loved so much.

A lot of my desire to write comes from playing dungeons and dragons and inventing worlds to play in since about 1978. My friends and I would sit around to ponder and question the mysteries of magic, dragons, and other planes of existence in fantasy worlds.

We came up with our own answers and those ar
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Garlan: This week we have two guests at once, are you ready, Ferune.

Ferune: I don't know if you've noticed this or not, but I am always ready. It says so in my character profile.

Garlan: Our guests today are Caprilla and Kacheena. Welcome to the show!

Kacheena: Thank you very much, it's a pleasure to meet you two.

Ferune: Wait a minute. I see two young women. Kacheena, aren't you supposed to be a... Read more of this blog post »
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Description: The Final Warden is the first book of the Gifts of Vorallon trilogy. The world of Vorallon is failing. Hordes of demons destroy cities and everyone who lives in them. The raiders of Zuxra, foul men who answer only to their mad queen, conquer and enslave all that remains. As all descends into darkness, the Old Gods sleep, but they have entrusted the survival of Vorallon to the gifted. The gifted are people blessed with unique abilities fueled by the strength of their spirits. Lorace is one of the gifted, a hollow shell of a man, scarred by demons and bereft of all memory. Lost on a desolate shore, the only clue to his destiny, and his past, is a sphere of dull silvery metal he holds. A mysterious call draws him north, toward the last bastion of light that exists upon Vorallon, the fortress city of Halversome—the next target of the Queen of Zuxra and the gifted people who do her bidding.

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Thomas Cardin No, I have not heard of them.


Adelaide Metzger Question: Did you happen to get started with OutSkirts Press?


Thomas Cardin Adelaide wrote: "Is "The Final Warden" available on nook? If not, do you know if the kindle edition would read on my nook?"

Not yet. Right now it is an Amazon exclusive until the end of April. I will release it to Smashwords and B&N after that.

It is available in paperback through Createspace and Amazon as well. I can attest that the quality of the paperback is very nice, but it is a more expensive solution.

I will post here as soon as availability opens up to other ereaders and devices.


Adelaide Metzger Is "The Final Warden" available on nook? If not, do you know if the kindle edition would read on my nook?


message 1: by Thomas (last edited Apr 23, 2013 11:03AM)

Thomas Cardin The Final Warden is now available through Createspace! Right now it is just the print version. If I am reading things right, it will be available from Amazon.com and Amazon Europe in 5-7 business days and the ebook will soon follow that release.

I am beside myself. This was a lot of work, but now that I have gotten the first book out the door, I think I loved every minute of it!

I acknowledge her in the book, and I am going to acknowledge her again here: Thank you Charla Arabie, I have come to trust your opinion above all others who are outside the small circle of my family. Charla has gone on to beta read the second and third books and she has given me wonderful feedback throughout.

Thank you to everyone else who has visited here or on Facebook or upon my blog who has shared an encouraging word or even a LIKE--I need them. When the fuels run low, and I am trying to write after a long day at my "real job", those are the things that really perk me up.


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