The Ottumwa Courier

October 19, 2012

Ottumwan pens first book

‘Prophecy Foretold’ is first in trilogy of fantasy novels


Ottumwa Courier

FAIRFIELD — Ottumwa author Ron Hartman will have his first book published on Saturday.  

“The Prophecy Chronicles: Prophecy Foretold” is being published by Rogue Phoenix Press and is the first in a trilogy of fantasy novels the Ottumwa native has penned.

In this first installment, the main character, Daniel Marten, is in a car accident and is transported from the Midwest into another world where he is believed to be a savior that has come to end the reign of an evil emperor. The problem is Daniel cannot remember his own past, nor does he have any idea what the people of Naphthali want from him. Daniel struggles to find himself and a way home while the Empire and the Resistance battle to control him and the prophecy that drives them all.

The Prophecy Chronicles: Prophecy Foretold is primarily an electronic book, available through Hartman’s publisher, Rogue Phoenix Press, as well as other online retailers such as Amazon and Barnes & Noble. Print copies can also be purchased through the same outlets.  

For more information, go to www.prophecychronicles.com.