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Roberto Calas

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Hello there. Thanks very much for your interest. I am an author of fantasy and historical fantasy, and because there is some confusion, my last name is pronounced kah-LASS (emphasis on the Lass). And before I get too far, you can find my blog at http://robertocalas.com.

I'm a voracious reader and have been since I was a wee one. The landscapes of fantasy and science fiction were my usual haunts, but as I grew I developed a keen interest in history as well, particularly medieval history.

When I was fairly young, maybe nine or ten, I accidentally set fire to my best friend's living room while adding burned edges to a fantasy map we had made. Somehow my love of fantasy survived that calamity and I continued to write stories about fire giants a
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Stars and Graves Released!

Um. So, this is *seriously* belated, but if you haven't heard, Stars and Graves (book three of The Beast of Maug Maurai trilogy) is finally available! So sorry for the delays in getting this one out. I appreciate your patience, encouragement, and support. And would love to hear what you think about the conclusion to this trilogy.



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Description: A mysterious plague descends upon 14th century England, ravaging the country and trapping the souls of the afflicted in eternal madness. The feudal hierarchy--and even the church itself-- slowly crumbles as the dead rise to feed and the living seek whatever shelter they can. The bishops of England call for calm and obedience, but one man isn’t listening. Sir Edward of Bodiam has been separated from the woman he loves and nothing on heaven or earth can stop him from seeking her out. Edward and two of his knights travel through the swiftly changing landscape of England, a countryside now overrun by the minions of hell. The knights encounter madness, violence, and sorrow, but Edward fights his way ever deeper into the thickening darkness of unholy terror. Roberto Calas brings you along on a dark, historical tale full of love, death, and black humor. Follow Edward as he journeys to save his wife, his kingdom, and his very soul.
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Description: Officer Grae Barragns leads a squad of soldiers into the forest of Maug Maurai to hunt down and kill a ravaging beast. But the misfit soldiers he has been assigned, and the disparate band of civilian men and women that force themselves onto the expedition, may doom the mission before they ever find the Beast of Maug Maurai.
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“The tears brimming in her eyes make me stop. I cannot suffer a woman to cry. Elizabeth and I have an agreement: she does not cry in arguments anymore and I let her win them all.”
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Mich Roberto wrote: "I was planning on dropping it this week but had some interest from a publisher on another piece I have been working on. All efforts have now switched to the new piece for a few days. Then hopefully..."

I definitely did not see your reply to me. So Sorry!! I would absolutely love to read book 2. I was unsure if you had released it or not.
**I'll keep my fingers crossed regarding your other efforts with the interested publisher. :)
Newtown is finally looking like Fall (sans the constant rainfall). Halloween on Main Street should be great this year!


Roberto Calas I was planning on dropping it this week but had some interest from a publisher on another piece I have been working on. All efforts have now switched to the new piece for a few days. Then hopefully will have book 2 out next week. So sorry to keep you waiting =/ I can send over the *almost* completed version if you like. Would you be interested in beta reading it?


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Mich When are you dropping Book 2 ????


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