Announcement About The Publication of Two of My Novels


Author William Speir is pleased to announce that, on 19 April 2015, he signed a contract with Progressive Rising Phoenix Press ( to publish his historical fiction novel, “King’s Ransom,” and his high fantasy novel, “The Kingstone of Airmid.”  Work will begin immediately on the publication of “King’s Ransom.”  Work will begin on the publication of “The Kingstone of Airmid” once the illustrations are completed.

“I’m thrilled to be working with the folks at Progressive Rising Phoenix Press,” Author William Speir said. “I’ve worked with them for two years as a contractor, and I’m impressed with their professionalism, their drive, and their passion for helping authors succeed.  I can’t imagine a better home for my books!”

In addition to these two novels, Author William Speir and Progressive Rising Phoenix Press are in conversations regarding his second historical fiction novel, “The Saga of Asbjorn Thorleikson.”

Author William Speir is also pleased to announce that his 7-book action-adventure series, “The Knights of the Saltire Series,” is being revised/updated and will be re-released in late 2015 or early 2016.  More on this as details become available.


About wbspeirjr

Author of "Muzzle-Loading Artillery for Reenactors," the 8-book "Knights of the Saltier Series," four award-winning historical novels ("King's Ransom," "The Saga of Asbjorn Thorleikson," "Nicaea - The Rise of the Imperial Church," "Arthur, King"), the award-winning sci fi novel "The Olympium of Bacchus 12," and the fantasy novel "The Kingstone of Airmid."
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