Haunting Weir Book One of the Haunted Weir Workings
Only your Haunting Weir, the door to your mind’s eye, can hold the demons at bay. Once the Weir is breached, only a Weiriman, specially trained hunter exorcists, can save your soul from the devouring. The weirs of the world are guarded by the Weirimen Guild, who turn back invading evil that threaten the inhabitants of Solenweir. About to join their ranks, Art Storygrove, discovers a demon unlike anything the Guild has encountered, within his own Haunting Weir. With his life threatened and weakened by his cracked Weir, he is sent alone to purge the evil from himself. Banding together with an unusual range of allies, from a dreamcatcher construct youth to a demon hunting Knight and his ghostly tethered companion, they race against the emerging malignance in Art’s soul. Facing carnivorous demonic forces, a price on his head, and battling the darkness invading his mind, Art hunts for the name of the demon. Only with the creature’s name and the truth of his curse’s origins will Art be able to free himself of the impending destruction of his soul and the future he worked so tirelessly to accomplish.
Join Art Storygrove and his makeshift band of the most unique Haunted Weir Working professionals on a sojourn of twisted fates and demonic revelations. Even the light of a Weiriman’s soul lantern only exposes the true depth of the abyss therein.
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Novella One in the Haunted Weir Workings
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Even contained and chained to a Haunting Weir, a Pith demon is the most insidious andtreacherouscreature known to theWeirimenofSolenwier. The one ArtStorygrovemustdeal with hasevery intention of living up to that reputation. ArtStorygrovehas become what he has always known he had to be, A Weiriman, but life as an independenthas its unforeseen difficulties. Thankfully, he has his own Guild, even if mostWeirimensee him as an outcast and a dangerous difference among their ranks. His first case, autonomous from the Guild, leads him to a family in dire trouble. The eldest daughter rises from the dead, only to infect the whole house with evil,bringing Art and his band to their aid, though the cause is more familiar than the new Weiriman could have anticipated.
With the Pith demon whispering secrets Art does not know to heed or ignore, he and his unique lot attempt to save the souls of a family caught in the hungry tunnels of demonic infestation.
Book Two in the Haunted Weir Workings
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Umbra Sweets, purified from dark energy, are an unusual buttasty aid that can help shield you from the disembodied and roaming demons,but blood in sugar andspectralshadows are seemingly small innocents that lead to dangerous consequences. Shadow Confectioners of the Haunted Weir Workings professionalshave harnessed the rare and strange ability of drawing darkness out of the fabric of the world and spinning it into Umbra Sugar. From this, sweets are crafted to give folk the edge at protecting themselves from all forms of the demonic.TheBohurstShadow Confectionary can trace their powerful bloodlines back to the first Confectioners. World renowned, having produced some of the most talented to date, the line seems to have failed in young BowBohurst,whoseems to have amounted tolittle more than a shop boy, no talent and no promise. In theshadeof his gifted older brother, Bow’s unremarkable life takes a twist when anewConfectionary moves into town with secret intentions. With shadows now hunting him and a crop of problems seeming only Bow can deal with, the boy must learnnot onlytocontrolunconventionalabilities he never thoughthe’dhave,but work with a partner made of blood, mysteries, andpossibly hellishsugar.
Step into the life of theBohurstbrothers and their generations-old shop of dark confections. Once,their forefather battled to tame the evil tearing apartRiftenshire; now it falls to BowandShivtodiscoverthe evil and unmask it,as theentire town battles foritsimmortal souls against a force darker than any Umbra Sweet has hadto contend with before.
Book Three in the Haunted Weir Workings series
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Pitch Media combines collected darkness with the life Thread of the maker, creating a warding so powerful it can protect againstdemons and their ilk. But when a powerful PitchThreading family is attacked,possessed,andsome even killed,what combination of Haunted Weir Workingsprofessionalscan rid them of their nightmare before the youngest child is consumed? Pitch Threaders have always spun media from the Pitch of darkness for their toys and novelties. These demonic wards, by their very nature, are hardly ever toolsof haunting. Yet, when the Skullwar family comes under one of the worst group possessions the Weirimen Guild has ever encountered, not only does the Grandmaster seem unable to exorcise them,but their most powerful Pitch Thread Novelty becomes a haunted object not even the most gifted can handle without painful ramifications. With the life ofthe child, Othanna Skullwar, hanging in the balance,the Weirimen reluctantly summon Art Storygroveand his unusual band. Once seeminglyfreed of her possession, Othannais shipped off to her godparent’s home with a growing mystery and threat. Meanwhile,Art’s company takesthe haunted Pitch Thread Novelty across Solenweir to a strange place, where evil curiosities are stored and gathered. Hunted for the corrosive treasure they carry, with a countdown on how long they can contain the evil within the object, the group must make their way in time, while unraveling the threaded puzzle of Othanna’s connection to the forces within and the effectit all has ontheirownLucid Dreamare.
Delve into the world of the toy makers of the Haunted Weir Workings, wherea profound malevolence inks its way out of the folds of a haunted doll, reaching out to Art Storygrove’s crew and one small girl with a sooty backdrop of untold danger and potential.
Book Four in the Haunted Weir Workings series
Rough draft for Sootsayers Thrice was written for Nanowrimo 2016. Final draft coming soon for a release date of Winter 2017.