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Michael Drakich

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A new and exciting author in speculative fiction, Michael brings a repertoire of science fiction, fantasy and thrillers to readers everywhere. Michael lives in the quaint neighbourhood of Olde Walkerville in Windsor, Ontario, Canada. Father to three, the family home is an historic Albert Kahn design built in 1895. When not writing, you can find Michael walking down the majestic trees lined streets. Writing is a passion of his that has led to the books you see featured here. It is his hope you enjoy his works.

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The Brotherhood of Piaxia

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Demon Stones

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The Infinite Within

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I Am

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Lest the Dew Rust Them

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Grave is the Day

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Assassins Of Riaz

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Vows Above

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Why am I working so hard on my writing skills? The top authors defy the reasons.

Despite the many hours I spend writing, critiquing and editing, I still make time to read the odd book or two every month. It’s my love of reading that brought me into this business of being a writer.


I recently completed reading The High Druids Of Shannara Trilogy, having managed to snag a copy at my local bookstore for the affordable price of $9.99 – a deal, in my opinion, for 1132 pages of ep...

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As the series goes, this one is right back up there with the first novel. I thought the fourth novel, Thuvia, Maid of Mars, was a step down from the first three. I missed John Carter, and the tale was hardly different than The third novel, The Warlor ...more
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