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Book 0.5:  The Metalist's Journey ~ Prologue to Secrets of Urthis ~ ALWAYS FREE Novella (eBook Only)

Irwin has always disappointed his father, but this will be the last time.

Kobiton is a city that welcomes most. But people with Talents, secret powers, must watch their step.

After descending the mountain with their monthly cache of coal, Samuel 'Irwin' Miner and his father, Albert, have come to deliver their goods and purchase a night to remember at the Hairy Yak Saloon. They enjoy whiskey and meals, and select their women, but Irwin cannot commit to this expectation his father has placed on him. Saryh understands this and acknowledges Irwin's true identity. She supports his courage and his decision. A decision his father refuses to accept.

As Irwin embraces his true self, he grapples with his father's inner demons and confronts societal norms.

This FREE LGBTQ Fantasy novella explores acceptance, self-discovery, and the bonds that transcend difference.

The Metalist's Journey Series

Join The Metalist’s Journey and follow Irwin as he navigates the ruthless world of Urthis—a place where Telepaths rule over all; where shapeshifters can lurk in the shadows or trail you from the air; element yielding people can steal your breath or turn you into ash—a world that Irwin’s people are not native to. But he keeps a secret, a power so unique that could change Urthis forever, and if he were to be found out—if someone with evil intentions were to get their hands on him—the fate of the world could be at stake.

Book 1:  Secrets of Urthis  

Forged in Iron and Fury.

Embark on a thrilling journey through the fantastical world of Urthis, where magic, friendship, and the power of metal collide in SECRETS OF URTHIS, the debut novel by KD Lumsden.

Meet Samuel Irwin Miner, a young man born with an extraordinary gift: the ability to manipulate metal. Fleeing an abusive past, Irwin sets out on a perilous quest across Urthis, joined by the enigmatic Yace and her loyal shapeshifting companion, Kipp. Together, they navigate a treacherous landscape of ancient magic, political intrigue, and dark forces that threaten to tear them apart.

But when Yace vanishes after a fateful encounter with her estranged father, Irwin and Kipp find themselves drawn into a dangerous game of telepathic manipulation and hidden agendas. To unravel the truth and save Yace, they must confront the shadowy Ishik Empire and unlock the secrets of Irwin's own mysterious past. The closer they get to the truth, the more they realize that their destinies are intertwined with the fate of Urthis itself.

With its rich world-building, complex magic system, and unforgettable characters, SECRETS OF URTHIS is a must-read for fans of immersive fantasy, fast-paced adventure, and stories that explore the unbreakable bonds of friendship. KD Lumsden's debut novel is a triumph of storytelling that will leave you breathless, exhilarated, and desperate for more.

Don't miss this opportunity to lose yourself in the pages of a truly original fantasy epic. SECRETS OF URTHIS is more than just a tale of magic and adventure; it's a story of self-discovery, sacrifice, and the power of the human spirit. It's a reminder that even in our darkest moments, hope and friendship can light the way.

So what are you waiting for? Grab your copy of SECRETS OF URTHIS today and experience the magic for yourself! Discover a world where metal is power, shapeshifters roam the land, and one young man's gift could be the key to saving everything he holds dear. Join Irwin, Yace, and Kipp on their unforgettable journey through Urthis—a journey that will change their lives, and yours, forever.


Book 2: Elements of Power 

A malicious plot. Only a Metalist and a Shapeshifter stand in its way.

Continue the riveting journey with ELEMENTS OF POWER, the second installment of The Metalist's Journey series. 

Samuel Irwin Miner, and his loyal friend Kipp Hauler, face their greatest challenge yet. Determined to rescue their companion Yace from the clutches of a malevolent telepathic entity, they find themselves ensnared in the treacherous Arenu Village—a haven for the world's most dangerous Volatiles.

As Irwin struggles to keep his unique powers concealed, he must navigate a web of deceit and confront his own inner demons. Meanwhile, Kipp pushes the boundaries of his shape-shifting abilities, risking everything to uncover the truth behind Yace's possession. With each step, they draw closer to a sinister plot that threatens to unleash chaos upon the world.

Brimming with magic, suspense, and heart-pounding action, ELEMENTS OF POWER explores the unbreakable bonds of friendship and the sacrifices we make for those we love. Author KD Lumsden weaves a captivating tale that will leave readers on the edge of their seats, eagerly anticipating the next twist in Irwin and Kipp's epic quest. Immerse yourself in a richly imagined world where the line between good and evil blurs, and the strength of the human spirit is put to the ultimate test.

Don't miss this exhilarating continuation of The Metalist's Journey series. Get your copy of ELEMENTS OF POWER today and continue the quest Irwin and Kipp as they battle against the odds to save their friend and uncover the shocking truth that awaits them.


Book 3: Sleeper Assassin 

Shocking truths are revealed in the heart of Daos Territory.

Brace yourself for SLEEPER ASSASSIN, the unputdownable third volume of The Metalist's Journey, the groundbreaking fantasy saga that has captivated readers worldwide.

Torn between the imperative to rescue Yace and the staggering possibility that he may be a brainwashed assassin, Irwin must risk everything as he and Kipp plunge headlong into the eye of the storm: Daos, an empire on the brink of a catastrophic power struggle. Stalked by deadly foes, Irwin's newfound Metalist powers will be pushed to the breaking point as he fights to save Yace from a fate crueler than death—and uncovers shattering truths about himself in the process.

Packed with pulse-pounding action, jaw-dropping sorcery, richly imagined realms, and characters you'll never forget, SLEEPER ASSASSIN takes the epic fantasy genre to a whole new level of storytelling sorcery. Offering a story at once sweeping in scope and startlingly intimate, it grapples unflinchingly with themes of identity, loyalty, and the dizzying heights and harrowing depths of love and friendship.

Whether you're already a die-hard fan of The Metalist's Journey or a fantasy enthusiast hungry for your next unforgettable read, SLEEPER ASSASSIN delivers all the thrills, romance, wonder and electrifying twists you crave. Don't miss this tour-de-force of imagination that will leave you breathless with anticipation for Irwin and Kipp's next fateful adventures.


Book 4: Land of Cannibals  

When cannibals can shapeshift no one is safe.

In LAND OF CANNIBALS, the gripping fourth installment of The Metalist's Journey series, Irwin, Yace, and Kipp must navigate the treacherous Tropogagi territory where shapeshifting cannibals live. With Yace's memories slowly resurfacing and her powers growing stronger, the trio must confront not only the dangers of the jungle but also the complexities of their own relationships. As they seek refuge with the enigmatic healer Shaman, Irwin grapples with his role as a protector and the true extent of his Metalist abilities. Tensions rise between the friends as secrets are revealed and loyalties are tested.

Meanwhile, in the hidden city of Ozaroton, Yace's pregnancy takes a dangerous turn, forcing Irwin to make difficult decisions that will shape the future of their journey. With the sudden arrival of Irwin's abusive father Albert and the shocking discovery of a young Metalist girl named Zamantha, the stakes have never been higher. Irwin must confront his past, protect those he loves, and uncover the dark legacy of his family before it's too late.

LAND OF CANNIBALS is a thrilling tale of adventure, friendship, and self-discovery that will keep you on the edge of your seat until the very last page. Will Irwin and his friends emerge from the jungle unscathed? Can they protect Zamantha from Albert's wrath? And will the bonds of love and loyalty survive the ultimate test? Find out in this unforgettable chapter of The Metalist's Journey.


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