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Shadow's Rise: Return of the Cabal by Joseph J. Bailey

Yip Chi Chuan, a young martial and spiritual ascetic, must flee as the only home he has ever known, the ancient monastery of the Priests of K'un Lun, is destroyed by a newly ascendant extradimensional evil. Cast out and alone, Yip strikes out on a quest spanning the breadth of his home world of Ea'ae and into the greater macroverse beyond in an attempt to unseat an all-consuming Darkness rooted in his once vaunted order's distant past.
Available on Shadow's Rise: Return of the Cabal - The Chronicles of the Fists: Book 1 (Volume 1)




About The Author

Beginning with questions as simple as, "What if we lived in a world where our beliefs were real, tangible, and actualizable?" Joe explores the possible through thought, fantasy, wit, and character.

Including influences such as Shunryu Suzuki, Tolkien, Krishnamurti, Iain M. Banks, Laozi, Stephen R. Donaldson, Philip Kapleau, Raymond E. Feist, Edward O. Wilson, Dan Simmons, and David Bohm, Joe creates existential fantasy filled with rich worlds, concepts, stories, and ideas.

Joe holds an advanced degree in environmental management from Duke University where he also studied religion with a focus on meditative, experiential, and transformative traditions.  He has spent time in the boreal forests of northern Canada, wandering the US in search of old-growth, bicycling the Hawaiian islands, and exploring sustainable development in Central America.  His work has ranged from driving a forklift , doing ecological field work, and managing customer service to being a research scientist and starting a software company.

When not at play with his family, he enjoys reading, writing, and relaxation.  When he can, Joe also practices various martial traditions in which he has attained the victim level of proficiency.

Please visit Joe at his website or on Facebook ,


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