Spirit of the Ronin - Volume 3 of the Ronin Trilogy
Historical Fantasy Novel
Trade Paperback - $16.99, 442 pages, 5.5 x 8.5", July, 2014, ISBN: 978-1-62225-414-9
E-Book - $7.99, (Kindle ASIN B00XLCDF9M), July, 2013, ISBN: 78-1-62225-412-5
Limited Edition Hardcover (signed and numbered) - $40.00, 448 pages, 5.5 x 8.5", July, 2013, ISBN: 978-1-62225-413-2
Audio Book - January, 2016
"Heermann mixes [action, history, and romance] together with a great deal of skill, giving us tense action scenes, extremely well-drawn characters, and an intelligently-handled touch of sorcery. Fantasy and action fans will be every bit as satisfied as fans of historical fiction." - Historical Novel Society
"If you watch Japanese movies or read Japanese literature, three of the most powerful forces in their culture are loyalty, duty and love. The way Heermann pits these forces against one another in the minds of the protagonists is masterful.... In Heermann's Japan, the spirits and gods interact with the world on a daily basis, making for a 'magic system' rarely seen in literature. If you want to read something with a Japanese flavor both accessible and unique, Spirit of the Ronin is as good as you will find.... My only regret was that the story ended." - New Myths
"When you actively watch out for new writers with potential, every so often you're pleasantly surprised by one who has simply Got It, whose work is ready to push up to the next level. Travis Heermann has simply Got It." - James A. Owen, author of Here, There Be Dragons and Starchild
“Lovely details, an honorable character, and great action. Travis Heermann’s Spirit of the Ronin is a rich and entertaining story.” - Kevin J. Anderson, NYT bestselling author of the Jedi Academy Trilogy, The Last Days of Krypton, and Blood of the Cosmos
A CLASH OF HONOR, LOVE, AND AMBITION
In thirteenth-century Japan, the ronin Ken’ishi’s fondest wish has been granted—he has found service with a powerful samurai lord.
But the underworld crime boss known as Green Tiger lurks in the shadows of Lord Tsunetomo’s retinue, and Ken’ishi’s honor is tested when learns his new master is married to Kazuko, the only woman he has ever loved. His unknown lineage holds dangerous secrets that could destroy him, and his sword, the magical relic called Silver Crane, holds the key to his past…and his future.
With enemies, temptation, and strife assailing him on all sides, Ken’ishi’s very soul falls into jeopardy—even as Khubilai Khan’s Mongol hordes plot their next attack.
If you love romance, intrigue and action on an epic scale, don’t miss this stunning climax to the Ronin Trilogy.
Featuring interior illustrations by Alan M. Clark.
The Ronin and the Green Maiden - Volume 2.5 of the Ronin Trilogy
Historical Fantasy Short Story
Trade Paperback - $5.99, 40 pages, 5.5 x 8.5", August, 2015, ISBN: 978-1-62225-417-0
E-Book - $1.49, (Kindle ASIN B014FHWBPA), August, 2015
ON THE ROAD TO ADVENTURE...
In 13th-century Japan, one can meet some wondrous characters.
Ken’ishi is a master swordsman who walks with one foot in the realm of the supernatural. For the first time in his life, he has been offered service with a powerful samurai lord.
On the way to join his join his new master’s forces, however, Ken’ishi encounters a powerful adversary who offers him an impossible choice...
And then a beautiful woman who does the same...
Ken’ishi’s choices will cast a powerful shadow on what is to come and in ways he cannot imagine.
Sword of the Ronin - Volume 2 of the Ronin Trilogy
Historical Fantasy Novel
Trade Paperback - $16.99, 416 pages, 5.5 x 8.5", July, 2013, ISBN: 978-1-62225-407-1
E-Book - $7.99, (Kindle ASIN B00DTJSM6I), July, 2013, ISBN: 978-1-62225-408-8
Limited Edition Hardcover (signed and numbered) - $40.00, 416 pages, 5.5 x 8.5", July, 2013, ISBN: 978-1-62225-400-2
Audio Book - July, 2014
"From the first sentence, Travis Heermann weaves a tale that sucked this reader into a rich Japanese tapestry full of ronin, samurai and magic. It was hard to put this book down to sleep." -- Patrick Hester, Hugo-Award Winning SFSignal.com and the Functional Nerds Podcast
"Heermann takes everything I loved about Heart of the Ronin (adventure, intrigue, sympathetic characters), puts it in a pressure cooker and serves it with a side of Awesome. Sword of the Ronin is his best novel yet and won't disappoint." -- Shaun Farrell, Adventures in Sci-Fi Publishing
"Sword of the Ronin is a raw and energetic adventure that explores deep and eternal themes such as honor, love, and betrayal while maintaining a engaging, humorous, living world. It also has an awesome ronin hero who hacks lots of bad people to bits, if you’re into that sort of thing. Which you definitely should be." -- Rich Wulf, former lead writer for Legend of the Five Rings and author of The Heirs of Ash Trilogy.
In 13th-Century Japan, a land of ancient spirits, shapeshifting animals, and demons, Ken’ishi is a warrior without a master. Orphaned in infancy, he has only one link to his past--Silver Crane, his father’s sword. When Silver Crane is stolen, Ken’ishi must go on a quest to recover his very identity.
The crime lord known as Green Tiger knows of Silver Crane and dreams of the day when he can destroy the shogunate and restore his shattered clan, with intrigues stretching to China, where the Mongol emperor Khubilai Khan builds an invasion fleet.
With his only weapon a wooden sword, Ken'ishi enters the shadowy world of flesh houses, Chinese smugglers, and Mongol spies.
To succeed and unleash Silver Crane’s power, he must face the darkness in his own soul.
Featuring interior illustrations by Drew Baker.
A Charity Anthology of Lovecraftian Horror
Trade Paperback - $7.99, 82 pages, 5.5 x 8.5", April, 2014, ISBN: 978-1-62225-410-1
E-Book - $4.99, (Kindle ASIN B00JPU8GIO), April, 2014, ISBN: 978-1-62225-409-5
The intricacies of chess meet the matchless Mythos of H.P. Lovecraft. Stories of doors, of passages, of patterns. Squares and threats, moves and counter-moves. Forbidden knowledge and cosmic horrors.
... Two young lovers and the hand that plays them
... A man trapped with an unwholesome companion uncovers the secret of a cosmic struggle
... A professor and his protege find themselves pawns on an ancient chessboard
... A young Soviet boy’s chess match holds the fate of his nation in the balance
... A battered woman seeks safety in a shelter, only to find there might be no safety anywhere
Let these five guides to the grotesque lead you into the dank depths of their imagination ... where the monsters lurk.
Featuring interior illustrations by Chaz Kemp.
All proceeds go to benefit programs for battered and abused women.
Horror Short Story
Trade Paperback - $5.99, 32 pages, 5.5 x 8.5", March, 2013, ISBN: 978-1-62225-446-0
E-Book - $0.99, March, 2013, ISBN: 978-1-62225-445-3
JUST AN INNOCENT LITTLE CAMPING TRIP...
Andy and Joe became friends in junior high. Ever since, they have been an inseparable duo, until they both fell for Jackie. And Joe got her.
Andy has been nursing a secret, desperate obsession with Jackie from the moment she walked into his life.
When a mysterious stranger appears, promising the fulfillment of Andy’s deepest, darkest desires, Andy is faced with an impossible choice, a choice he cannot refuse.
"A devil of a short thriller! 'Legs' was captivating from beginning to end. I literally couldn't put it down 'til I finished it! With a little dash of eroticism and an unexpected twisted surprise, this book left me with a tingle racing up my spine! Masterfully written, this short story is a must read!"
"Great read. I couldn't put it down once I started. It just really left me wanting more!"