Scratching your head, wondering what to get your favorite bookworm this holiday season? Well, a book, of course. Not sure of the genre? No problem. From historical fiction to contemporary short stories and science fiction, author Mary Ann Bernal’s books fit the bill. Whether holding a print edition or digital reader or wearing headphones, there is a story that’s perfect for your device. Something for everyone with a click of the mouse. Affordable gifts for people who love to read.
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Planetary Wars: Rise of an Empire
An innocent romance tainted by deception. A universe enslaved by a tyrant. A crisis of conscience to admit the truth. A choice to be made, but which path to follow?
The Briton and the Dane
Alfred the Great has successfully defeated the Danish King Guthrum, but warriors from the Viking homeland threaten to undermine the fragile peace. Wounded in a skirmish, a feared Northman is given succor by a young Saxon woman as King Alfred’s soldiers prepare to defend the kingdom from a new Viking threat. Yet deception and treachery festers in the soul of men who would swear their fealty while plotting to usurp the rightful ruler of the kingdom. One woman would be the catalyst for discovering the truth, but who would prevent the ultimate betrayal?
The Briton and the Dane: Birthright
It has been two years since King Guthrum was defeated by King Alfred of Wessex, but there is one man who would wear the Danish King’s crown. Two former adversaries would unite to quench the latest threat, as the Viking King’s illegitimate son raises an army to usurp his father’s throne. Would the son defeat the father in the battle for sovereignty or would the unlawful son suffer the ultimate betrayal when loyalties are proven in the heat of battle?
The Briton and the Dane: Legacy
Four years have passed since King Alfred thwarted the Viking conquest of Wessex, but the feared Northman continues to batter Britannia’s shores. During this time of unrest, a visionary King institutes a cultural renaissance not seen since the days of Charlemagne. But hatred festers, and the need for vengeance overshadows allegiance as a plot to depose of the rightful ruler is discovered. Would this latest threat be repelled or would the truth destroy the dynastic heritage?
The Briton and the Dane: The Complete Trilogy
Three novels in one collection .
Intrigue, treachery, betrayal in ninth-century Britain.
The Briton and the Dane: Concordia
In Anglo-Saxon Britain, amidst the Viking threat, a woman comes of age. Captured by Saracen pirates and taken to Muslim Hispania, enslavement or death is her fate. Fearing for her life,
she plans her escape, but will she succeed?
The Briton and the Dane: Timeline
Obsessed with a haunting portrait of a Saxon nobleman, an archeologist searches for the truth. Alone in the castle ruins during a fierce storm, Gwyneth is swept into eleventh century England. Amidst the political unrest, she is enmeshed in the intrigue as foreign contenders vie for the throne. Will she be caught up in a conspiracy for which there is no escape?
Contemporary Short Stories
Crime, Fantasy, Historical, Horror, Mystery, Occult,
Romance, Spies & Espionage, Thriller & Suspense
Scribbler Tales Presents: Escape from Berlin
Featuring Betrayal, Deadly Secrets, Murder in the First, The Ritual
Escape from Berlin
Mark Dresdner’s cover is blown. Fleeing East Germany, he finds the border crossing closed. With the enemy closing in, his fate is sealed, or is it?
Aelia shares a confidence with her husband, putting her life at risk. Her trust is misplaced, and she faces execution in the arena. Will Gallus have a change of heart before it’s too late?
Lysandra finds a new life in America by marrying an unsuspecting college professor, unless her past catches up with her at the altar.
Murder in the First
Bethel takes matters into her own hands, seeking vengeance on the man who ruined her life. But something goes seriously wrong and the predator becomes the prey.
Pagan worshippers embrace All Hallows’ Eve, initiating new members with a blood covenant. Fearing for her soul, Devona runs away, but will she survive the raging tempest?
Volumes One - Five
Scribbler Tales Volume One
Desperate Measures: What happens when Audrey learns of Paul’s duplicity? Cloning experiments have gone awry.
Forbidden Lore: Arianna and Ethan are locked inside a haunted cemetery. Will they survive the night?
Forever Lost: Rina and Adrian are star-crossed lovers. Will love prevail?
Sail with Me: Aaron reflects upon his childhood. Confessions of a military brat.
The Hourglass: A covenant with the Devil. How far will Flair go to keep Brice alive?
Scribbler Tales Volume Two
Broken Promises: Madeline’s love for Nathan clouds her judgment as the Wall Street titan denies any wrongdoing.
Deception: Vigilante vengeance. The criminal justice system fails when the guilty walk free.
Endgame: It was a dream government job until Sandy learns the truth. Covert operations shrouded in secrecy.
Malice: Proving innocence. Andrew’s life falls apart when he is falsely accused of rape.
The Portrait: Demonic possession. All Geoffrey wants is a family, but Holliday and Olivia have other plans.
Scribbler Tales Volume Three
Hidden Lies: When classified schematics are stolen, evidence points to an inside job. Industrial secrets compromised.
Nightmare: Phantom Legacy. Melanie wants to sell her ancestral home, but the specter of her dreams has other plans
Payback: A psychopathic killer is on the loose. Detective Newport must stop an assassin
targeting prosecuting attorneys.
The Night Stalker: Deadly Obsession. Pamela must prove her suspicions before the police can protect her
Turning Point: Personal vendetta. Is a decorated firefighter an arsonist? A Fire Marshall wrestles with the truth.
Scribbler Tales Volume Four
Abducted: Threatened with death. When Katrina Cooper is kidnapped, can the money be raised in time?
Cunning: Lethal folklore. Charlotte stumbles upon the truth behind Transylvanian vampires.
Enamored: Pursuing love. Aging Lady Margaret is besotted with a much younger man.
Reckless: Eluding capture. Peter’s latest victim survives, informing the authorities.
Safeguard: Self-defense or Murder? Sarah awakens covered in blood.
Scribbler Tales Volume Five
Bloodlust: Lilly considers a Satanic covenant on All Hallows’ Eve as she seeks immortality.
Illusion: Felicity stumbles upon tomb robbers in the Valley of the Queens. Dream vacation has gone awry.
Manhunt: Perilous flight. Tami and Mick plan one final heist, but will it lead to their downfall?
Pandemic: Facing extinction. Dr. Lancaster must find a cure for a mutated virus strain.
Revenge: Criminal behavior. Can Angela rid herself of her abusive husband?
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