Dai Pryce


Born in Llanelwy, North Wales. The author grew up in the small coastal town of Flint, famous for its thirteenth century castle. After graduating from Leeds University with a Mining Engineering degree, he spent the next seven years living and working in Southern Africa.

He now resides in the beautiful state of Colorado but returns to Wales as often as possible to visit family and soak up the indefinable atmosphere of the land of his birth. Proper fish and chips and CAMRA pubs serving real ale are the icing on the bara brith.

Books by Dai Pryce

New World by Dai Pryce. The Welsh Prince who Discovered America 300 years' before Columbus. Book cover
The year is 1170 and Prince Madoc of Gwynedd, disillusioned with power struggles and bitter infighting in his native Wales, heads west with his compatriots in search of a wondrous land celebrated in Norse legend. On their travels they encounter a vindictive lord, a ruthless bishop, a vengeful Icelandic chieftain and an Irish hating giant psychopath. Then there is not so small matter of the deadly Anglo-Welsh mercenary tracking one of their number.
Fiction > Action & Adventure
Forgotten Dragons by Dai Pryce. The 12th century Welsh explorers who discovered America. Book cover
300 Years’ before Columbus . . . the little told story of a Welsh prince named Madoc. Cherokee legends tell of a brave group of moon-eyed, pale-skinned explorers who many generations ago crossed a great water to reach their lands. These people called themselves Welsh, and their story begins here . . . The North Wales princedom of Gwynedd mourns the death of its greatest leader, Owain. Not all grieve though, his son Dafydd, positions himself for an ambitious power grab.
Fiction > Action & Adventure
Edge of the Empire by Dai Pryce. A Young Adult Time Travel Adventure in Roman Occupied Wales. Book cover.
Having barely escaped from the Great Tower of thirteenth century Flint Castle, Megan and Hugh have a problem — the castle they jumped from has yet to be built. That’s not all; the modern city of Chester is the fortress of Deva Victrix, home to the 20th Legion of Rome. Hugh gets hauled off to gladiator school, while Megan begins slaving away in a tavern close to the local brothel.
Fiction > Science Fiction
The King's Daughter by Dai Pryce. Book cover
Wales 1294...A hated English king, a country rising in violent rebellion against him, and Megan Lynch, a sixteen-year-old from Virginia Beach who is a ‘Girl Lost in Time’. Following the death of her Navy SEAL father in Afghanistan, Megan Lynch is packed off to a new school in a new country. “Go stay with your grandmother in Wales, it’ll keep you out of trouble,” her mother had declared.
Fiction > Fantasy