The Legend of Gentleman John

By TJ Nichols

The Legend of Gentleman John
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  • Type Short Stories
  • Words 11,121
  • Pages 36
  • ISBN-13 978-1-64405-064-4
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Banyn, a fae, escorts the souls of children to Magh Meall, but one Christmas, he comes for a lad who isn’t quite dead, and he breaks a rule rather than wait while John fights a battle he’ll ultimately lose. So begins a long-running affair that crosses the border between life and death, the human and fae realms, and even oceans to strange countries with different gods and rules.

John Rourke renounced a religion that had no place for him and returned to the old ways. Convicted of theft, he is sentenced to transportation and suffers brutal punishment—until he escapes to live on his own terms as a bushranger. When vengeance against his tormentor consumes him and threatens his life, John finds he has only one holiday wish—to see his fae lover one last time.

 

A story from the Dreamspinner Press 2018 Advent Calendar "Warmest Wishes."


Cover Artist: Brooke Albrecht

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Genres Historical World / Holiday / Mythology / Other Paranormal / Transgender