Labours of Hercules

Labours of Hercules

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Greek myth's greatest hero faces his greatest tragedy. Blessed and cursed by the gods, Hercules faces twelve impossible tasks that will take him past the ends of the world, pit him against monsters from beyond imagination, and force him to defy even the deities of Olympus to save those who loved. Classical legend meets modern adventure from I.A. WATSON, the author of WOMEN OF MYTH and ST GEORGE AND THE DRAGON Books One and Two. Award-winning writer I.A. WATSON has delved back into the original classical sources to weave this tale of legend's greatest hero. Hercules, the archetypal monster-fighting warrior, great is passion and in wrath, is portrayed in all his flawed glory in a world where legend is giving way to history and the gods are slowly giving way to the rise of humanity.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 222 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 13mm | 331g
  • English
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 1518884695
  • 9781518884696

About MR I a Watson

I.A. Watson is an adventure, fantasy, and SF author from Yorkshire, England. Since his fiction debut in 2010 he's won several awards for writing in the pulp genre although he's still not sure what that genre actually is. He just likes to write and he likes people to read the stories he's told. The fact people pay for this sometimes is a lovely bonus. His works include: The World War II supernatural Saturday matinee action adventure SIR MUMPHREY WILTON AND THE LOST CITY OF MYSTERY. The weird science exploits of THE TRANSDIMENSIONAL TRAVEL COMPANY Urban occult adventure stories in VINNIE DE SOTH, JOBBING OCCULTIST The historical fantasy ST GEORGE AND THE DRAGON volumes 1 and 2 The historical adventure ROBIN HOOD series, KING OF SHERWOOD, ARROW OF JUSTICE, FREEDOM'S OUTLAW and FORBIDDEN LEGEND The SF novel BLACKTHORN: DYNASTY OF MARS and the upcoming SPIRES OF MARS, and contribution to the anthology BLACKTHORN: THUNDER ON MARS Legend fantasy anthology WOMEN OF MYTH The non-fiction collection of eccentric articles and essays WHERE STORIES DWELL, and contributions to the superhero commentary volumes ASSEMBLED! and ASSEMBLED 2! The BYZANTIUM fantasy novellas starting with BYZANTIUM: DEAD MEN'S ROAD and BYZANTIUM: STONE AND FIRE Action-adventure novellas THE NEW ADVENTURES OF RICHARD KNIGHT vol 2: RACE WITH HELL and ZEPPELIN TALES Award-winning contributions to SHERLOCK HOLMES: CONSULTING DETECTIVE volumes 1-7. some of which are also collected in the anthology SHERLOCK HOLMES MYSTERIES. Anthology contributions to GIDEON CAIN, DEMON HUNTER, BLACKTHORN: THUNDER ON MARS, THE NEW ADVENTURES OF RICHARD KNIGHT vol 1, ARMLESS O'NEIL: BLOOD-PRICE OF THE MISSIONARY'S GOLD, SINBAD: THE NEW VOYAGES vol 1 & 4, MONSTER EARTH, GRAND CENTRAL NOIR, THE SPIDER: EXTREME PREJUDICE, THE MANY WORLDS OF ULYSSES KING, PRIDE OF THE MOHICANS, STRANGE AND COSY, SENTINELS: ALTERNATE VISIONS, OCCULT DETECTIVE MONSTER HUNTER, and THE NEW ADVENTURES OF SEMI DUAL. Other upcoming publications include the novels PREMIUM DELIVERY TO THE CENTRE OF THE EARTH, and HOLMES AND HOUDINI, novellas BYZANTIUM: REBEL'S RUN, BYZANTIUM: GHOST ARMIES and BYZANTIUM: SHATTERED BONDS, and anthology contributions to SHERLOCK HOLMES: CONSULTING DETECTIVE volumes 8 and 9, and SHERLOCK HOLMES AND DOCTOR WHAT? I.A. Watson's author homepage, with some free stories and sample chapters, is at http: //
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