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Publisher's Summary

Inside these covers, find not simply stories of daring do, of intrigue and espionage, of Kings and Murderers. No, within this tome are not tales, but maps. Maps that lead to the origins of some of our best known stories and folklore. And keys. Keys to open doors to not only the past and the secret beginnings of such standards as Cinderella's Slipper, but to new ideas founded in history and mystery. Find things you only thought You knew and never imagined when you go Where Stories Dwell By I.A. Watson Starring:

  • The Duke of Marlborough, swashbuckler, soldier, adventurer, and ladies' man
  • Medea of Colchis, seductive sorceress and woman scorned
  • Eleanor of Aquitaine, the most powerful woman in Europe
  • Brutus Giantslayer, who overcame Gog and Magog to found a nation
  • William Paget, Earl of Uxbridge, and especially his right leg
  • Princess Enheduanna, High Priestess of the Moon Goddess Nanna
  • William the Conqueror, a bastard by name, birth, and nature
  • Sir Francis Dashwood, wicked master of the wicked Hell Fire Club
  • King Arthur Pendragon, rightwise born King of All Britain
  • Kings Henry II, IV, V, and VIII, plus a guest Edward
  • Rhodopis of the Stolen Slipper, a damsel in distress with familiar problems
  • Acting Major William Martin, a Royal Marine who died before he was ever born
  • Inspector-General James Barry MD, a military surgeon who never existed at all
  • Spring-Heeled Jack, fire-breathing iron-clawed terror of the night
  • The Lone Ranger and Tonto

With a full cast of gods, monarchs, smiths, Celts, Hussites, supervillains, sacrificial virgins, Londoners, knights, heretics, lighthouse-keepers, Methodists, spectral hounds, Loathly Ladies, pulp writers, revolutionaries, spies, and souvenir-vendors to match all tastes. Where Stories Dwell is a unique volume in pulp studies, an imprint of pro se productions.

©2014 I.A. Watson (P)2016

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