About the Author

Peter Prellwitz has been writing stories, plays and skits since the fifth grade. As a child and young adult, Peter saw limited publication of one play and two series of children’s puppet skits. Just enough to hook him for life. Presently, Peter has ten novels published in trade paperback and ebook, now being reissued by…

Order To Read

“IN WHAT ORDER SHOULD I READ YOUR NOVELS?”  As you might expect, I hear this question a lot at conventions. Ah, the doom of a universe writer. Not a bad doom to have, though, considering the question itself means a reader who: 1) is reading more than one book, and; 2) wants to enjoy the…

Timeline

The History of the Shards Universe Dates are set by opening of novel/story, discounting minor prologues. Additional novels have been scripted, but as yet have neither dates nor titles. Skip to Bottom Back to Top

Welcome to the Shards Universe!

Origin | Premise | Unique Traits | Timeline | Location | People Origin The concept of the SHARDS UNIVERSE stretches back to 1974, when I was a teenager. I’d written two short stories that had the same character; Wendy Rajmir. I used several technologies that grabbed my imagination then and were revisited in later years….

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General News

Order to Read

“IN WHAT ORDER SHOULD I READ YOUR NOVELS?”  As you might expect, I hear this question a lot at conventions. Ah, the doom of a universe writer. Not a bad doom to have, though, considering the question itself means a reader who: 1) Is reading more than one book, and; 2) Wants to enjoy the…

General News

So? How’s it look?

Hey, Guys & Gals! Okay, here’s the revamped Shards Universe site. While the previous site had some wow factor, it didn’t have a lot of content, was a bit clunky to get around, and was a challenge to get working right. This new version, using Joomla and some additional apps is much smoother in all…

Anthologies

Best Laid Plans

NO (BATTLE) PLAN SURVIVES CONTACT WITH THE ENEMY. Winning a war has never been just a cold collection of numbers on a tally sheet. The Faiths always play their part in fifteen new stories exploring when things go wrong. With introduction by: Myke Cole, author of the “Shadow Ops” series STORIES BY: James Chambers, Nancy Jane Moore,…

Books

TAU

Sixteen years have passed since Promise Tide and Chrissy DuPries successfully forged the many factions of resistance forces into a cohesive unit, capable of facing – perhaps one day defeating – The Unbreathable, a force of evil attempting to control Earth’s societies through the ubiquitous, all-powerful NATech conglomerate.  Things have not gone well.