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Peter Cruikshank

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Peter Cruikshank's formative years took place in the 60s and 70s; which probably explains his independent, and sometimes rebellious nature. Married with three grown children, he is retired from a career that encompassed the private & public sectors, academia, and even ministry. Though his wife claims he has not retired, just changed careers, once again, this time as an author. He attributes this varied work life to being easily bored.

At an early age, he was introduced to Robert Heinlein's Stranger in a Strange Land and has been an avid reader ever since. As a teen, he picked up a copy of Lord of the Rings and expanded his love of reading to include Medieval Fantasy. By 18 years of age, he knew he wanted to be an author, but life got in
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Peter Cruikshank I have two books in process at the moment. One is the second book in my Dragon-Called Legend series. It has been a lot of fun to write and I hope to…moreI have two books in process at the moment. One is the second book in my Dragon-Called Legend series. It has been a lot of fun to write and I hope to have it ready this year. The other book is about a Dragon Trainer who discovers the truth behind his heritage and his destiny. I switch back-and-forth writing between the books, depending upon which set of characters has my attention that day. (less)
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In my latest novel, Betrayal of the Covenant, the catapult plays an important role in an attack on Tierran’s Wall, an impregnable barrier between the north and south. A wall that is the key to winning back the entire island country of Taran. Some folks have wondered how a catapult, also called a trebuchet or […]
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