I’m Tom Vetter
Once I was a bold submariner and deep submergence pirate, er, PILOT.
Now I’m just a shy author and independent publisher.
I blog about my life, my books and the perils of publishing here.
There’s a bookstore here filled with my books – Please feel free to browse!
And the coffee’s always hot–with a touch of diesel, the way submarine sailors like it.
But watch out for spiders – this is a website, and I don’t dust! 🙂
COMING SOON: MY NEWEST BOOK!
March To Nicaea
Some Things ARE Worth Dying For…
In 1095A.D. Byzantine Emperor Alexios Komnenos begs Pope Urban II for Frankish knights to rescue the last bit of his Christian empire from a relentless Islamic invasion already 400 years old. In answer, Urban issues a call to the faithful to save Christendom. Many thousands respond, and their campaign to recover Jerusalem will become the First Crusade.
Scottish Baron Godric MacEuan joins their ranks, and he is sorely needed. A decade earlier he scouted the Holy Land. Now he is highly-sought as a siege master. But Europe’s castles are wooden, easily defeated by fire and battering rams. Holy Land cities are fortresses of stone, and the Crusaders have nothing that can conquer them.
But Godric brings them tools they need most: expertise to defeat the toughest obstacles; the most powerful siege machine ever developed; and unshakable faith that God wills their victory. Nicaea blocks the road to Jerusalem. It must be taken. The time has come to March to Nicaea.
“Deus lo vult! God wills it!” The book is fiction … but the story is true.
HEADS UP! FREE BOOKS!
Guido’s Bus Of DEATH
30,000 Leagues Undersea
Call To Crusade
The Siege Master’s Song