Cade Elegy’s mind is tearing itself apart, crowded with the phantoms of the dead, and he must carry the burdens they could not.

This bond lends him their experience and allows him to bend the laws of the physical world — a power he desperately needs if he is to discover the truth of what happened to his missing family.

The trail has gone cold, but he is given one last chance when he is recruited by a princess to solve a murder. They soon uncover proof that their war with the Wraiths, a hostile alien race dominating their planet, never really ended.

Together with the princess, an overzealous archaeologist, and an ancient computer intelligence, Cade must stop the Wraiths before they annihilate the last remaining cities of Chalice and before the phantoms he bears destroy what’s left of his mind.

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“An entertaining adventure with complex characters and downright cool concepts for advanced technology and metaphysical abilities.”

“…the narrative “encodes” different genres effortlessly, drawing on elements of traditional sci-fi, steampunk fantasy, westerns, and political dramas.”

“Each character is a delight to follow, motivated by distinct drives and desires.”

Kirkus Reviews

“…PHANTOM PACT is a funny, pleasant, and harrowing tale that is simultaneously both lyrical and entertaining.”

“One part medieval fantasy, one part eccentric sci-fi dystopia, PHANTOM PACT is a plot-bending, inventive, and slightly quirky narrative, which flirts with conventional formulas only to abandon them later.”

Indie Reader

“A starkly graphic and engaging story that was hard to put down.”

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“I felt really connected to this book. After each line I read, there was this added desire to read on. This book is definitely recommended for lovers of sci-fi.”

Reader Review, From Hidden Gems ‘Best of 2018’ 


Critical Acclaim for The Bearer’s Burden

Hello Bearers, 2018 was a wonderful year for the launch of the Phantom Pact world, and there is so much more to come! We were very fortunate in receiving some very positive feedback from professional reviewers this year. The latest includes being named a 2018...

Phantom Pact Audiobook is Live!

Hello Bearers! The audiobook version of Phantom Pact: The Bearer's Burden is now live! You can now grab it Audible, Amazon, and Audiobooks.com. It will soon be available at many other retailers such as Google Play and Apple iTunes - look for it at your favorite...

Behind the Scenes – The Collector

Hello Bearers! We're back with another deleted chapter that did not make it into the final book. In this chapter, you get to see more into the breaking mind and motivations behind The Collector, one of the powerful Acolytes from the Mancando...

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