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Freya Pickard

Biography

Freya Pickard is the Author of The Kaerling series, an epic fantasy set in the strange and wonderful world of Nirunen. She writes mainly fantasy tales, with some poetry thrown in. She has published 14 e-books and 6 paperbacks so far and has plans to publish many more. Her aim in life is to enchant, entertain and engage with readers through her writing. She finds her inspiration in the ocean, beautifully written books and vinyl music. Her most recent relaxation techniques to get her through lockdown include hatha yoga and painting landscapes and monsters in watercolour.

Books by Freya Pickard

Aura Vere - Book cover

Five disparate paths converge in the mountain city of Aura Vere. “I enjoyed reading Aura Vera immensely and look forward to the next installment!” J Poulter. Otta and Erl must face the kaerling, Jas, before they can ascend the long road to Aura Vere and find the child Derri once more. Lored, the taku-kevir, must seek out the sister he's never met in the Temple in Aura Vere, before the kaerlings find her.

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Fiction > Fantasy
The Butterfly Tree & other stories - Book cover

This book contains 5 tales from the strange and dangerous world of Nirunen. Whether or not you've discovered The Kaerling series, this book is the perfect companion to read either before, during or after your explorations of The Kaerling. Discover how mermaids are born in The Ninth Wave. Experience the frustration of a disabled young man in Eran. Enjoy the double-edged blade of knowledge when Venisha discovers her trust destiny in The Butterfly Tree.

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Fiction > Short Stories
Vintrig's Kingdom - Book cover

Set in the far north, in an ancient castle surrounded by mountains, this is the tale of Isu Magan, heir to Vintrig's Throne. Beset by evil enchantment and held hostage by snow and ice, Vintrig's Kingdom is protected by Princess Isu's virginity; she can never marry. Isu has learnt to accept her fate in life and concentrates her attention on taking the crown that is rightfully hers.

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An Ancient Song - Book cover

The twins, Otta and Erl, manage to escape from the Kaerlings in Aura Vere by hiding amongst the Suryans during their annual Exodus. Erl loves his new life with his new friends, but Otta struggles with an inexplicable dislike of her rescuers. Can harmony ever be restored in the twin's relationship? Why does Otta dislike the Suryans so much? And when will they reach the end of the Unicorn's Trail?

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Ambassador - Book cover

Ambassador is volume two of The Kaerling series. Otta and Erl have taken refuge with the boy, Derri, in Aura Vere, the capital city of their land. Trapped within the city walls while the winter snows cut off all routes in and out of Aura Vere, the twins and their ward need to survive. Mistaken for a kaerling, Otta has to pretend she is an Ambassador while Erl finds work with the despised Suryan.

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Fiction > Fantasy
This Is Me - Book cover

Freya has always expressed herself through poetry, whether it's haiku or elfje or longer forms such as villanelle. She has invented her own form of poetry called "Freyan Verse" which, she says, is akin to creating a painting ... She loves poetry because it is so versatile and allows her to be real and express herself truly. This Is Me is Freya's first anthology, containing 3 volumes of poetry; Insides, My Mythology & This Is Me.

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Fiction > Poetry
Silver Fire - Book cover

Silver Fire is the first volume in Freya Pickard's epic fantasy series, the Kaerling. Otta has been given a task by an invisible, yet powerful presence in the haunted shrine. Erl, her brother, has lost his memory whilst hunting. Banished from their village, the twins must learn to overcome the darker sides of their personalities, if they are going to survive. What is this strange trail that only Otta can sense?

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Fiction > Fantasy
Vintrig's Throne - Book cover

Isu Magan, heir to Vintrig's Throne, has fallen in love with Sama Conn, a travelling musician. Fearing to lose her promised inheritance, Isu is unwilling to show her true feelings for the man she loves. Terrified of her Counsellor Jya, Isu is forced to meet with Sama in secret. Minah, Isu's servant, is happy to aid the princess in her secret dancing lessons with Sama, for Minah is in love with Trom, the drummer.

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Fiction > Fantasy