02 July 2020

Presenting Lirien of Ardeth

I am pleased to introduce to you the lead character of my current work in progress, Lirien of Ardeth, from Son of the Siren. 

Lirien, the Son of the Siren (c) 2020 Lauren Walsh

I commissioned the phenomenally talented Lauren Walsh to do his portrait as a birthday present to myself, and he is absolutely beautiful. 

Here is a quick description of Son of the Siren: 

Eighteen-year-old Lirien of Ardeth, bastard son of a king and a mythical siren, unleashes a forbidden power to save his father from the sea creature's clutches... but there is an even greater danger close by that threatens to possess him and destroy everything he loves. 

This book is a love letter to fairy tales. I play with motifs, imagery, and concepts from three stories: The Little MermaidThe Six Swans, and Allerleirauhall woven together in this fantastical tale of love, courage, and obsession. 


I'm currently on the second act of the draft and plan to submit this to agents upon completion. Wish me luck, and please look forward to this forthcoming work. 

And while you're here... SUPPORT THE ARTIST!

Lauren Walsh is on:
And one of her most recent projects was a cover for IDW Publishing -- Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Jenneka #2! How cool is that?!?