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August 16, 2013

Fantasy book by Ehl is out

Former Daily Iowegian Managing Editor Dan Ehl has his third fantasy book out through Rogue Phoenix Press (RPP), “Myrlyn¹s Gate.” His first two of a series dealing with Jak Barley, Private Inquisitor, are also through RPP. All three are available as paperbacks or Ebooks through RPP or Amazon.com.

Ehl is currently editor of the Kalona News in Kalona and the Highland Review in Riverside. He has been managing editor at the Daily Iowegian, news editor at the Newton Daily News and editor of the West Liberty Index. He began his journalism career at the Maquoketa Newspapers.

Ehl is currently finishing up his third Jak Barley novel.

A description of “Myrlyn¹s Gate.”

Vladimir Dragol XIII had an immense task convincing the world that he was not following in his bloody ancestors¹ footprints. So when the chance to prove himself came in the form of an attractive princess on a quest to save the world, how could he refuse? There was a slight problem in that the princess loathed the Dragol line. There was also the dilemma that several others alluded to in the prophecy wanted nothing to do with the venture, ­a dragonmaster trainee and wizard¹s apprentice.

On the other side of Myrlyn¹s Gate was another foretold member of the quest who had no idea what was in store for him, including a midnight raid on the Dickeyville Grotto in the strange land of Wisconsin. Together the quest mates would battle rogue dragons, a demented king¹s army and bikers at a bar in Bear River, Iowa.

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