Warrior of Light

Tim Matthias has only ever known the peace of the South, but that peace is shattered when a group of mysterious creatures destroys his home. In search of answers, Tim discovers the poisoned wastelands of the North, where the Dark Lord Zadinn Kanas rules over all. It is here that Tim joins forces with a band of freedom fighters on a quest to find the Army of Kah’lash, a mythical force destined to serve those in need. At the same time, Tim must learn to use the magic of the Lifesource, for he is the Warrior of Light. As Tim struggles to accept his destiny, those around him must battle their way across the North, seeking a means to wage one last, desperate stand against Zadinn and his armies …

“An epic journey worth taking.” – Kirkus Reviews

“The scenery is vivid … the battles are ferocious … a thrill to read.” – Vandimag

“Heart-stopping … I’m eager to see what else comes from the pen of William Heinzen.” – Danielle Lincoln Hanna, author of Mailboat

…and introducing the short story “Malichon Manor”, now available on Amazon!

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Upcoming Events 

iMagicon: April 27th – 29th, 2018 (Minot, ND)

I will be returning to artists’ alley at iMagicon in Minot, ND! To find out more about the convention, visit their website here.

Bismarck Comic Con: May 12th, 2018 (Bismarck, ND)

Bismarck is hosting their second annual comic convention! I will be participating as a panelist and vendor. More info is available here.

Fargo CoreCon: May 24th – 27th, 2018 (Fargo, ND)

I will be in the vendors’ room at Fargo CoreCon in Fargo, ND! To find out more about the convention, visit their website here.

St. Louis Comic Con: June 23rd – 24th, 2018 (St. Charles, MO)

I will be in artists’ alley at St Louis Comic Con in St Charles, MO! To find out more about the convention, visit their website here.

Tampa Bay Comic Con: August 3rd – 5th, 2018 (Tampa, FL)

I will be returning to artists’ alley at Tampa Bay Comic Con in Tampa, FL! To find out more about the convention, visit their website here.

Future Events

I am always interested in hosting future events! If you would like me to host a signing at your book store, or speak to your writing class or book club, contact me!

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