New and Upcoming Releases


A new Kickstarter project for Red Valor, the sequel to Tooth and Blade, is now live! Click through to hear an audio excerpt from the novel and learn about exciting reward tiers we have lined up. (Book 1 is also available through this Kickstarter, in both ebook and paperback.)

Preorder Red Valor now on Kickstarter



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Barde Press is up and running, thanks to a fantastic audience response via Kickstarter and early sales on our first few books (available for sale now, links on the right). We have two epic fantasy series coming in 2019, and that’s just the beginning!

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TOOTH AND BLADE: A Bronze-Age mercenary company hacks their way through a new land filled with monsters. The first book in this epic military fantasy series will be released in early 2019. Fans of Robert Howard, Glen Cook, and Brandon Sanderson will love this thrilling new entry in the genre. Click here to be notified about this and future releases in the series.

Book 2 in this series, Red Valor, is now available for preorder on Kickstarter.


ICE AND STEEL: Also from Shad Callister, book 1 in this YA high fantasy series follows four young refugees on a quest to find help for their frozen kingdom. Full of magic, heroic battles, and a little romance, this quest story will launch in mid 2019 with a free prequel available now when you sign up to be notified of the series release.