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.

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Drowned, the third novella in the Stepping Stone Cycle, a modern-day interpretation of H.P. Lovecraft’s Cthulhu Mythos, has been released as an audiobook. Previously available as an eBook individually, or as part of the compiliation The Stepping Stone Cycle, Episodes 1-3 in eBook and paperback, this new audiobook version is narrated by the great Stephen Rausch. …

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The audiobook version of The Metal Black has been released, and I’m quite happy with the production. Narrated by the incomparable Steve Rausch, the second novella in my Cthulhu Mythos series, The Stepping Stone Cycle, is available as a standalone purchase on iTunes, Audible and Amazon. You can also listen to it free as a member of …

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