The Stepping Stone Cycle

The Stepping Stone Cycle is an episodic series of cosmic horror novellas set in H.P. Lovecraft's Cthulhu mythos by Gary A. Ballard, the acclaimed indie author of the cyberpunk series The Bridge Chronicles. It is being released as a series of novellas, each around 30,000 words, released exclusively as eBooks. The books are available at Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Kobo and Smashwords. For more information on where to get your copy, see the Buy My Books page. Four novellas have been released to date, First StoneThe Metal BlackDrowned and Memory Void. A compilation of the first three novellas is available, The Stepping Stone Cycle, Episodes 1-3 in eBook and paperback versions. All four novellas are available as audiobooks as well.

The Stepping Stone Cycle series is meant to form a television series with each novella representing one episode of that series. Read More About the Series Concept here.

Latest News

The day has finally come! I’ve released First Stone, the first novella in the Stepping Stone Cycle cosmic horror series, into the wild! As of the moment, it is available for purchase on Smashwords, and is being processed by both Amazon and Barnes & Noble for purchase on their respective devices. For a link, check …

First Stone Released! Read More »

I’ve just posted the first chapter of the upcoming novella, First Stone, on the web site. Other sample chapters will be coming soon and I’m targeting next week for the release. You can read the sample chapter here.