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Book Release Announcement: “The Saga of Asbjorn Thorleikson”

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Saga of Asbjorn Thorleikson – A Novel of Vikings in Scotland is now available for purchase! In the latter half of the ninth century A.D., Asbjorn Thorleikson, a young Norseman, prepares to leave Ireland on his … Continue reading

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“The Saga of Asbjorn Thorleikson” Is Now Available!

My second historical novel, “The Saga of Asbjorn Thorleikson” is now available for purchase!  The hardback edition is on Amazon and Barnes & Noble online (see links below). Barnes & Noble Amazon This is the story of a young Viking … Continue reading

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William Speir Signs Contract to Publish 8 Novels

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Author William Speir is pleased to announce that, on 1 June 2015, he signed a contract with Progressive Rising Phoenix Press (www.progressiverisingphoenix.com) to publish his second historical fiction novel, “The Saga of Asbjorn Thorleikson.”  Work will begin … Continue reading

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“King’s Ransom” Now Available For Purchase

My award winning historical novel, King’s Ransom, is now available to purchase in hardback and softback.  You may order your copy today via Amazon and Barnes & Noble, as well as select other online sites and book retail locations.  The … Continue reading

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Announcement About The Publication of Two of My Novels

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Author William Speir is pleased to announce that, on 19 April 2015, he signed a contract with Progressive Rising Phoenix Press (www.progressiverisingphoenix.com) to publish his historical fiction novel, “King’s Ransom,” and his high fantasy novel, “The Kingstone … Continue reading

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New Illustration From Upcoming Book “The Kingstone of Airmid”

Friends, I wanted to share with you a simply outstanding illustration that was done for my first fantasy novel, “The Kingstone of Airmid.” This is the map that will be on the inside cover of the book. It was created … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving!

This week is Thanksgiving in the United States – a day set aside to acknowledge and reflect upon those things for which we are grateful. This week also signals the start of the Christmas shopping season. Many of you are … Continue reading

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Ordering information for “The Order of the Saltier Trilogy”

The following is how “The Order of the Saltier Trilogy” may be ordered. Hardback Edition: Click here for Publisher’s Web Site (preferred method) Click here for Barnes & Noble Click here for Amazon eBook Edition: The eBook version of “The … Continue reading

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“The Order of the Saltier Trilogy” is Now Available in a Single Hardback Edition!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Order of the Saltier Trilogy, which includes the Knights of the Saltier (2010), the Crusaders of the Saltier (2011), and the Protectors of the Saltier (previously unpublished), is now available in a single hardback edition. The … Continue reading

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Final Editions of the Acclaimed Muzzle Loading Artillery Series Released – The Complete Series is Now Available!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: The final Ebook versions of the drill manual from the acclaimed Muzzle Loading Artillery Series: Muzzle Loading Artillery Drills Part 5: Heavy Artillery Drills, Volume 2: Muzzle-Loading Artillery Primer, Volume 3: Muzzle-Loading Artillery Instructors Manual, and Volume … Continue reading

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