Annals of the Heroic

Bryce D. Gibby-Author's Literary & Photography Blog

Holly’s thoughts on new Landscapes of Legends Photographs

These beautiful pictures bring all the stories in the Annals to life. Bryce Gibby’s incredibly detailed writing described the places nearly exactly as pictured in his photographs, yet it is fun to see that the way I envisioned the legendary landscapes are the same as they really are. Beautiful photography to complement masterful writing. Holly Read more about Holly’s thoughts on new Landscapes of Legends Photographs[…]

Back to Class Special–Save on The Tetralogy of Tales!

For a limited time, the first four Arthurian Kindle e-books are on sale for $5.99 (reduced from $8.99). These books, known collectively as The Tetralogy of Tales, include: The Princess of Selgovae and the High King, His Majesty and the Prince of Lothian, The Captain and the Dark Queen, and The Red Dragon and the Read more about Back to Class Special–Save on The Tetralogy of Tales![…]

The Young Knight of Selgovae–pre-publication reviews of the Sixth Book of the Annals of the Heroic

This was my favorite of the Six Annals of the Heroic. Each of the related stories were filled with intrigue, suspense and surprises. Just when I thought I had figured out an outcome, I got a surprise . . . simply delightful! I really like the input of various “side-line” characters set throughout the novel. Read more about The Young Knight of Selgovae–pre-publication reviews of the Sixth Book of the Annals of the Heroic[…]

Knights of the Argoat–stand alone fifth book in The Annals of the Heroic–just released!

Knights of the Argoat–A stand-alone sequel to The Tetralogy of Tales, the fifth book in The Annals of the Heroic Jeff C, Deep Magic: One sees in Gibby’s style that same sense of sweeping grandeur employed by Tolkien in his well-known works. The fields of England and France are transformed into lands of deep magic Read more about Knights of the Argoat–stand alone fifth book in The Annals of the Heroic–just released![…]

The Princess of Selgovae and the High King–the first book in The Annals of the Heroic

Holly M, Magical: I absolutely loved this book, “The Princess of Selgovae and the High King”! It was marvelous. It was magical. It was perfect. Never has a book rung so true, so brilliantly beautiful. Truly, I couldn’t put it down. Always I have loved the stories of King Arthur, his knights of the Round Read more about The Princess of Selgovae and the High King–the first book in The Annals of the Heroic[…]

His Majesty and the Prince of Lothian–the second book in The Annals of the Heroic

Jeff C, Camelot as you’ve definitely never seen it before! For a brief time not long ago, it was fashionable in the literary world for authors to write their own narrative of the Arthurian legend. They stayed largely faithful to tradition, and within those constraints, attempted to ascribe motivations to explain character actions that make Read more about His Majesty and the Prince of Lothian–the second book in The Annals of the Heroic[…]

The Captain and the Dark Queen–the third book in The Annals of the Heroic

Anonymous, Classical: The Captain and the Dark Queen has the feel of the “Lord of the Rings”, but with the light and inspiration that C.S. Lewis brought to his tales. There are also the many stories within the book that weave harmoniously together in a manner like that of Victor Hugo’s “Les Miserables”. In short, Read more about The Captain and the Dark Queen–the third book in The Annals of the Heroic[…]

The Red Dragon and the Crown of Saxnôt–the fourth book in The Annals of the Heroic

Jeff C, King Arthur’s Darkest Hour: The Red Dragon and the Crown of Saxnot is the grand finale to Gibby’s Tetralogy of Tales. In this concluding chapter to his chronicle, post-Arthurian Britain sees its darkest hour, and her knights must confront terrifying evils before hope can be restored to the isles. It’s easily the most Read more about The Red Dragon and the Crown of Saxnôt–the fourth book in The Annals of the Heroic[…]

Scott C, an appreciative reader of Gibby’s books

As an appreciative reader of Gibby’s Tetralogy, I waited with great interest for the companion tales: Knights of the Argoat and The Young Knight of Selgovae. I was not disappointed. I encountered the same range of romance and intrigue, the same juxtaposition of the noble and ignoble, and the same balance between legend and historicity Read more about Scott C, an appreciative reader of Gibby’s books[…]