A short story collection set in the world of The Gold & Steel Saga, originally released in October of 2018 and re-released again in July of 2020.
The Blurb from the back:
Four tales of adventure wait within these pages to take the reader into a time before the events of As Fierce as Steel. Join Lady Orangecloak and The Thieves as they stage a daring daylight protest, journey to the far reaches of Gildriad with a team of adventurers as they try to solve the mysteries of the Known World, and enter the heat of battle when the Dwarves of Dhalla are tested by a human menace.
Legends and Tales is the first collection of short stories by Christopher Walsh, writer of The Gold & Steel Saga fantasy series. The four stories collected here paint a stunning portrait of his literary world that is sure to delight anyone who enjoys action packed, adventurous stories, whether you are new to his work or are a regular reader of his series.
For fans of fantasy and adventure, this is the book to buy!
Also includes: Chapter 1 of Volume 2 of Gold & Steel: The Worth of Gold. First time in print!
Title: Legends & Tales: Volume I
Type: Short story collection.
Genres: High Fantasy, Gaslamp Fantasy, Grimdark Fantasy
Published editions: Two (2018, 2020)
Formats: Paperback, eBook
Length: Stealing Back Freedom: 10k words/City That Hid: 8.6k words/In Defence parts I and II: 42k words for 60k words total.
Age range: Adult oriented. May be acceptable for ages 13+.
Content warnings: Blade, bow, and hand-to-hand violence in In Defence of our Home parts I and II.