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New Novel Coming Soon From William Speir

“The Besieged Pharaoh,” coming in 2019, will be William Speir’s 15th Novel and 5th Historical Novel. Before the palace intrigue of King Louis XIV’s Versailles, before assassinations and corruption plagued the Roman Emperors, Pharaoh Amenhotep II of Egypt’s 18th Dynasty reigned … Continue reading

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Synopsis of My New Historical Fiction Novel

NICAEA – THE RISE OF THE IMPERIAL CHURCH A 69,956 Word Historical Fiction Novel by William Speir             Early in the 4th century, a new religious doctrine threatens to split the Christian churches apart. The Roman Emperor grows tired of … Continue reading

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Synopsis of My New Science Fiction Novel

THE OLYMPIUM OF BACCHUS 12 A 79,635 Word Science Fiction Novel by William Speir             The year is 2614 – 206 years after Earth was destroyed in a natural cataclysm and the United Earth Planets Confederation (UEPC) became humanity’s new … Continue reading

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Synopsis of “The Kingstone of Airmid”

THE KINGSTONE OF AIRMID 127,882 Word High Fantasy   Since the creation of the world of Alastríona, the disobedient gods have amused themselves by pitting men against each other for sport, but the day is approaching when the final conflict … Continue reading

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Synopsis of “King’s Ransom”

KING’S RANSOM – A NOVEL OF INTRIGUE IN THE AGE OF PIRACY – 99,935 Word Historical Fiction In the days leading up to the War of Spanish Succession, an English Navy captain is ordered to disguise himself and his crew … Continue reading

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The Inspiration for the Central Conflict in “Crusaders of the Saltier – Book 2 of the Order of the Saltier Trilogy”

The core conflict in my second novel, “Crusaders of the Saltier – Book 2 or the Order of the Saltier Trilogy,” concerns an attempt by an ambitious politician to take total control over the government of the United States of … Continue reading

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What Exactly Is The Order Of The Saltier?

This is a question I have been asked many times since my first novel, “Knights of the Saltier – Book 1 of the Order of the Saltier Trilogy,” was released in 2010.  Is the Order real?  Does it actually exist?  … Continue reading

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