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Cover of Galloch by Adam Stemple


Mika is back, fighting cave-dwelling monsters bent on destruction and a shadowy brotherhood that wants his friend, Gair, dead.

Galloch is the second book in my epic fantasy series, the Mika Bare-Hand Books that I began years ago with Duster.

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Musician, Adam Stemple


I’ve been playing music for nearly half a century. Ouch. In that time, I’ve been in about a half-dozen bands, recorded or produced more albums than I can remember, and won a couple of Minnesota Music Awards. I’ve performed most genres at one time or another, but play mostly Irish Read More

Adam Stemple designs web

Web Design

Computers and I have a long history together. My father was a computer science professor, and I still remember the excitement when he brought home an actual monitor. Before that, we used a teletype (complete with giant roll of paper) to link into the UMass mainframes. Many years later, when Read More

Adam Stemple, author, writer, poet


Though I consider myself primarily a fantasy novelist, I’ve actually published in a whole bunch of genres and formats. For instance, in the past year, I’ve had the following come out: a collection of non-fiction stories about birds, a picture book, a historical fantasy novella, and an environmental poem. Meanwhile, Read More

About Me

I am a professional writer, poet, musician, web designer, and poker player, as well as an amateur artist, youth soccer coach, and skilled pinball player. In the past, I have worked in a warehouse, picked vegetables for two bucks an hour, rehabbed houses, golfed (poorly), traded options, arranged music for children’s books, got married and raised two mostly grown children.