The Dead Held Hands by Ren Garcia
In the ruins of a distant castle, a light comes on signaling the end of everything. Kabyl, son of the famed Captain Davage, discovers the world around him is not as it seems. His beloved is a haunted woman full of secrets. She looks over shoulder at things that are not there and dreads the dark. What is she so afraid of? The Dead hold hands, they say, and lend the living their power. Will they hold hands for Lord Kabyl as he ventures into the unknown?
The Dead Held Hands is part of the Temple of the Exploding Head Trilogy. For Lord Kabyl of Blanchefort, the son of Captain Davage and Countess Sygillis, life has been a dream. He should have known something was wrong when his love, a Gifted woman from an exotic tribe, began weeping in the night, refusing to tell him why she was crying. His loves knows a tragedy is coming, Something festers on Kana, something existing far in the future with roots in the ancient past. Where is the Temple of the Exploding Head, and can such a nightmare place truly exist?
About the Author:
Ren Garcia is a Science Fiction/Fantasy author and Texas native who grew up in western Ohio. He has been writing since before he could write, often scribbling alien lingo on any available wall or floor with assorted crayons. He attended The Ohio State University and majored in English Literature. Ren has been an avid lover of anything surreal since childhood, he also has a passion for caving, urban archeology and architecture. His books are published by Loconeal Publishing and include: The League of Elder: Sygillis of Metatron, The Hazards of the Old Ones, The Dead Held Hands, The Machine, and The Temple of the Exploding Head. LoE Book VI: Sands of the Solar Empire will be released in July, 2012. He currently lives in Columbus, Ohio with his wife, and their four dogs.