M T McGuire
The published works of M T McGuire
Few Are Chosen, K’Barthan Series: Part 1
All The Pan of Hamgee wants is a quiet life but the world has other plans…
Meet The Pan of Hamgee: coward, unwilling adventurer and, by some miracle, K’Barth’s longest surviving outlaw. He just wants a quiet life so working as getaway driver is probably a bad career move. Then he falls in love at first sight with a woman he hasn’t even met who comes from an alternative reality. That’s when things really begin to get complicated.
Meet Ruth Cochrane: she’s the Chosen One, destined to play a pivotal role in saving K’Barth from a cruel dictator. She’s never heard of K’Barth, though. She’s a public relations executive from London and she’s totally unaware of the chaos about to hit her life.
Meet Lord Vernon: power hungry psychopath on the brink of world domination. He wants to cement his hold on K’Barth by kidnapping the Chosen One and forcing her to marry him. Only one person is standing in his way: someone who doesn’t even realise it, The Pan of Hamgee. For The Pan, and Ruth, that’s a deadly problem.
Wondering if you’ll like it? Independent Reviewers Say…
‘I loved this book. It’s a perfect combination of action, superb characterisation and delightful tongue-in-cheek humour… The story is sleek, well-paced and builds to a fine conclusion that leaves you certain that you want to read the next instalment. It never stops moving, but gives you breathing spaces when you need them, and it’s not like any other story I’ve ever read. Yes, it’s truly unique.’ – Awesome Indies
‘Genuinely brilliant – I have read a lot. I loved Douglas Adams’ hitchhikers guide trilogy and nothing since has come anywhere near close until now. I am taken by surprise and was awaiting disappointment and didn’t even expect to finish the book but this is a brilliant adventure with characters that I loved and believed. Thank you.’ – Paul Roddis on Amazon, 26 December 2015.
‘Recommended, especially to fans of fantasy, but also to those who might usually avoid it.’ – BCF reviews
‘I found I was turning pages as fast as I could… there wasn’t a single character that didn’t engage me in some way’ – Grace Krispy Blogspot
‘Filled with a host of brilliant characters from various wonderfully weird races, none of the different personalities introduced fail to fascinate.’ – The Bookbag
Few Are Chosen is free (you spoil us ambassador) in these places:
- Release Date: 30 Sept, 2010
- Paperback: 252 pages
- Publisher: Hamgee University Press (30 Sep 2010)
- ISBN-10: 1907809007
- ISBN-13: 978-1907809002
Download the free pdf version here
Instructions: just click on ‘I want to read the book on my computer’ or ‘I want to download the files myself’ and choose pdf.
To borrow from your local library
All M T McGuire books are available to libraries across the UK, Australasia and North and South America. If your library gets its ebooks from any of the wholesalers listed below, then in most cases, to borrow Few Are Chosen, all you need to do is ask your librarian.
Baker and Taylor’s Axis360
Gardners: Askews & Holts (A&H) and VLeBooks one of the the UK’s largest library ebook providers, serving over 2,000 public libraries. VLeBooks service provides similar library ebook checkout services for about 400 academic libraries. Gardners is the UK’s largest book wholesaler and carry my paperbacks, too.
Odilo: a global ebook supplier to over 2,000 public libraries in North America, Europe and South America.
OverDrive: OverDrive operates the ebook checkout and procurement systems for more than 20,000 public libraries around the world.
To order a signed copy of ‘Few Are Chosen’ in paperback contact me. Info at Hamgee dot co dot uk.