The Stepping Stone Cycle

An episodic series of cosmic horror novellas by the acclaimed author of The Bridge Chronicles

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The Stepping Stone Cycle is a series of novellas sold exclusively as eBooks. The first three novellas are available, First Stone, The Metal Black and Drowned. There is also an eBook and paperback compilation of all three novellas, The Stepping Stone Cycle, Episodes 1-3. As outlets begin selling the novellas, I will add links to the various formats on this page. 

First Stone eBook ($0.99 cents)

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First Stone Audiobook ($6.95)

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The Metal Black eBook ($0.99 cents)

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The Metal Black Audiobook ($13.08)

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Drowned eBook ($0.99 cents)

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Drowned Audiobook ($14.95)

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Memory Void eBook ($0.99 cents)

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The Stepping Stone Cycle, Episodes 1-3 - Compilation eBook ($2.99)

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The Stepping Stone Cycle, Episodes 1-3 - Compilation Paperback ($13.99)

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Other Books

The Bridge Chronicles consists of five books - Under the Amoral Bridge, The Know Circuitif [tribe] = and The Long and the Short Swords, as well as a collection of short stories sold as Tales from the Bridge Chronicles.  Listed below are links to as many of the places where the books are available for purchase online as I'm able to find.

Under the Amoral Bridge Paperback
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Under the Amoral Bridge eBook ($.99 cents!)
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Under the Amoral Bridge audiobook ($14.95)
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The Know Circuit Paperback
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The Know Circuit eBook ($2.99)
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XinXii - German eBook seller (in English)
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The Know Circuit audiobook ($17.46)
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if [tribe] = Paperback ($10.99)
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if [tribe] = eBook ($2.99)
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if [tribe] = Audiobook ($17.46)
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The Long and the Short Swords eBook ($2.99)
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The Long and the Short Swords  Paperback ($9.99)
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The Long and the Short Swords audiobook ($14.95)
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Reclamation eBook ($2.99)
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The Bridge Chronicles, Books 1 & 2 eBook ($3.50)
This eBook exclusive contains the full text of both books in the series, Under the Amoral Bridge and The Know Circuit, including the exclusive short stories found in both books.
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The Bridge Chronicles Trilogy (Books 1 - 3) eBook ($5.25)
This eBook exclusive contains the full text of all three books in the series, Under the Amoral Bridge,The Know Circuit and if [tribe] = including the exclusive short stories found in the first two books.
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The Complete Bridge Chronicles (Books 1 - 4) eBook ($7.99)
This eBook exclusive contains the full text of all four books in the series, Under the Amoral Bridge, The Know Circuit, if [tribe] = and The Long and the Short Swords including the exclusive short stories found in the first two books.
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Tales from the Bridge Chronicles, Volume 1 eBook ($2.99)
This eBook exclusive contains ten short stories, some previously published on this site as well as two never before published stories.
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  • First Stone, Episode 1 of the Stepping Stone Cycle - Cosmic horror in the Cthulhu Mythos
  • The Metal Black, Episode 2 of the Stepping Stone Cycle - Cosmic horror in the Cthulhu Mythos
  • Drowned-Cover
  • Memory Void Cover web
  • Episodes 1-3

Books by Gary A. Ballard

Under the Amoral Bridge  The Know Circuit  if [tribe] =  The Long and the Short Swords Reclamation  Tales from the Bridge Chronicles First Stone The Metal Black - Episode 2 of The Stepping Stone Cycle - Cosmic Horror Drowned

All of my books are available as eBooks (various formats), with some available in print-on-demand paperbacks as well. Click here to Buy my other Books.