Castle Roland


Charles Bird

charles_bird@castleroland.net


The Trader

Completed

Synopsis:

Joe Turner survived WWI, but can he survive peacetime as a civilian?

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Tugboat Captain

Complete

Synopsis:

Jason Crowley lost both his parents to the grip in January, 1867. Suddenly, he was responsible for his little brother, William, who was 7 years old. Jason was but 19 years old himself and he had been accustomed to working with his Pa in the machine shop of Walter Brothers Steam Tractor Company of Stockton, California. They lived in a rented house that belonged to Jeffery Walter. Mr. Walter told Jason they could continue to live there until spring, but then the Crowley Brothers would have to move on. Jason had only the mechanical skills his Pa had taught him, he was frantic, how was he going to support himself and Willy?

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The Collector Series

In Progress

Synopsis:

This series is a collection of short stories depicting the fright, hurt and the damage suffered by boys who have been turned out of their homes and left to fend for themselves. It also chronicles those who have taken in those boys, cared for them, given them safe, clean homes, fed them, clothed them and loved them into adulthood. Some of those who have done these thing, have died and left others to carry on for them, in all cases the boys have all grown to adulthood and performed great tasks on their way, failure was not an option.

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The Boy

Completed

Synopsis:

The world is recovering from a great war, where terrible bombs were unleashed across the planet. The radiation set loose the creatures whose ancestors made up the genes of what had become humans. The Vampires, The Ghouls, The Ogres and the Weres. The Ghouls included many cannibals and the land based Weres hated all humans.Accordingly, they were shunned. The Vampires were few in number and finally joined with the Ogres to protect the few remaining Humans. They were joined by the Wolf Folk in the final effort to make Earth safe for their own children and those of the humans.

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Brave New World

Completed

Synopsis:

Peter Day, a young Gay Man takes his nephew, Chris, and Chris' boy friend north into the wilds of Canada as the governments of the world collapse. They discover a strange collection of buildings that, apparently had been intended as a 'bug out' shelter. It was not occupied and they appropriated it for themselves. They struggle to survive the vengeful winter weather and they begin to thrive. They are joined by others, including a partner for Peter. More boys and a few girls trickle in until they have a whole community. They wil be joined by the local Native Americans in restoring Canada and they help the struggling Americans to the south to throw off the slavers and greedy men who pretend to be a religious order. Peter and his companions will form a new government in Canada and, along with the three new American countries that replaced the United States, will bring civilization back from the brink odf destruction.

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The High Seas Series:


High Seas: The Castaways

In Progress

Synopsis:

A story of one man and his family and how they survive in an post-apocalyptic world.

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The Wolf Folk:


Wolf Folk
Book I

Completed

Synopsis:

Jeremiah Tate is reaching his sixteenth birthday and his body is changing in ways he does not understand. His was raised by his Mother, who refused to discuss any matter concerning his Father. His closest friend and cousin is 'Chub' Tate, but he also remains silent about Jeremiah's Father. His 'Grand Day' arrives when he discovers he is not who he thought he was and he realizes he is not even human.

Thus begins a story that was begun more than 10,000 years before Jeremiah's birth and will finally end uncounted years into the future.

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Prince Tosco
Book II

Complete

Synopsis:

Jeremiah Tate took over his local wolf family from his Father. Within several years, Jeremiah ended up as the sovereign of the entire North and South American Clans. Now comes the time for his son, Prince Tosco, to ascend and take over many of Jeremiah's former duties.

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Prince Tosco
The Rebuilding
of a World
Book III

Completed

Synopsis:

Jeremiah Tate was shown a vision of what might be, but only if he and his son, Prince Tosco, took the needed steps to unite both Wolf Folk and Humans.

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The Glory Years
Book IV

Completed

Synopsis:

The Wolf Folk are an ancient race, their exact origins are lost in the mists of time. They are likely the origin of the legends about Werewolves, however they are neither werewolves nor are they wolves.

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