William Lynes, MD pens new fantasy novel

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‘Pirates, Scoundrels, and Kings’ tells an engaging story of a young boy thrust into high adventure

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In this electrifying new story of high adventure, Christopher must lean on his faith in God to strengthen his new friends, save their kingdom, and find his way home!

In his new book, “Pirates, Scoundrels, and Kings” (published by iUniverse) William Lynes, MD, tells a story of adventure and fantasy set in an illusionary medieval world. It is a place where good prevails over evil, and a young boy finds the meaning of faith in God.

Even for a Monday, young Christopher’s day is full of frustration. There was the school bus ride through the mud, followed by a huge argument with his two brothers. He would do anything to escape, just for a little while – a wish that he soon finds granted. A chance encounter with a philosophical cloud sends him to the medieval kingdom of Alucemet, a world which is in shambles. The King is lost, the Queen’s power is dwindling and the citizens blame their traitorous sons.

Christopher now realizes he is in the presence of one of the sons, Sir Alexander. Even so, he finds in Alexander not a traitor, but a quiet, kind leader intent on restoring the kingdom to its past glory. Soon, Alexander is ambushed, and Christopher is told Alexander’s evil brother, Nicholas the Blue, is responsible. Luckily, with the Queen’s help, Christopher is able to escape, and he finds himself at the very door of the notorious other brother.

In this electrifying new story of high adventure, Christopher must lean on his faith in God to strengthen his new friends, save their kingdom, and find his way home!

“Pirates, Scoundrels, and Kings”
By William Lynes, MD
Hardcover | 6 x 9 in | 448 pages | ISBN 9781475965629
Softcover | 6 x 9 in | 448 pages | ISBN 9781475965612
E-Book | 448 pages | ISBN 9781475965636
Available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble

About the Author
William Lynes, MD is a 59-year-old writer and retired Stanford-trained physician. He is the author of the medical mystery “Luger Rounds” and many short stories. He and his wife, Patrice, have three grown children and live in Temecula, Calif.

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