The adventures in the Winter Kingdom begin in The Summoner and carry through the Chronicles of the Necromancer series. The Fallen King’s Cycle also takes place in the Winter Kingdoms and includes many of the same people, picking up shortly after Dark Lady’s Chosen. If you enjoy this world, please also check out the Jonmarc Vahanian Adventures, a series of short stories chronicling Jonmarc’s life before he meets up with Tris in The Summoner. The first collection of those stories will be released from Solaris Books in June of 2016: The Shadowed Path and will also include an exclusive adventure not available elsewhere.
Chronicles of the Necromancer
The comfortable world of Martris Drayke, second son of King Bricen of Margolan, is shattered when his older half-brother, Jared, and Jared’s dark mage, Foor Arontala, kill the king and seize the throne. Tris is the only surviving member of the royal family aside from Jared the traitor. Tris flees with three friends: Soterius, captain of the guard; Carroway, the court’s master bard; and Harrtuck, a member of the royal guard. Tris harbors a deep secret. In a land where […]
The second installment of the Chronicles of the Necromancer. In The Blood King, sequel to The Summoner, Tris Drayke races against time to gain the skills he needs to challenge his half-brother Jared for the throne of Margolan and defeat the dark mage Arontala before the Obsidian King can be loosed from the abyss. Pursued by assassins and caught in a dangerous web of intrigue, Tris’ greatest danger is his own magic. The fate of his kingdom, his lady and […]
In Dark Haven, the effects of Jared the Usurper’s reign of terror strike at the stability of the Winter Kingdoms. Undead forces align against Lord Jonmarc Vahanian of Dark Haven in a struggle for power between mortals and the vayash moru. Some among the vayash moru are unhappy that a mortal lord is returning to Dark Haven. Jonmarc must win the trust of Dark Haven’s mortal residents while playing a dangerous game of politics with its vayash moru. As everyone […]
The fourth thrilling installment of Gail Z Martin’s Chronicles of the Necromancer series. Treachery and blood magic threaten King Martris Drayke’s hold on the throne he risked everything to win. As the battle against a traitor lord comes to its final days, war, plague and betrayal bring Margolan to the brink of destruction. The price to save his kingdom may be the lives of those he loves most—and his soul. Civil war looms in Isencroft, and Cam of Cairnrach may […]