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Haruffa Tales

Haruffa Tales by Kenneth E Hautala

Genre: Retro Pulp Fantasy

Publisher: Friesen Press

Page Count: 345





Beyond the constraints of Time, Life, and Death, there are powerful unseen forces; these forces oversee the movements of life as the balance between good and evil heaves like the waves of the sea. And within the spiral of time, an eternal love causes the chords of the soul to thrum with an unrelenting anthem. This living, evolving melody is etched into the psyche of a most unlikely hero—a young, sickly child who was, by all accounts, not expected to survive, let alone be conceived.

In the city of Madra, two healers joyfully anticipate the birth of their long-awaited son, Haruffa. But after only a few short weeks, it becomes apparent that he is quite ill. Desperately petitioning the supernatural Aspects of Life, Death, and Time, the child’s parents beg for help at any price. Their cries for mercy are duly heard and answered.

The timing of Haruffa’s birth is, in fact, no accident: he is to be appointed and equipped to overcome the greatest threat to life upon the planet—the evil necromancer, Bruab, and his growing undead army.

Praise For Haruffa Tales: Five star review from Foreward Reviews

“With the next installment of Haruffa Tales, Specter Past, already on its way, now is the time to enter Haruffa’s world. For fantasy devotees or graphic-novel lovers looking for something a little different, Hautala and Trout’s collaboration is not to be missed.” -Pallas Gates McCorquodale


(Original artwork, provided by the author and under their copyright)

Purchase Links:


Publisher’s Website | Amazon US | Amazon UK | Barnes & Noble | iTunes | Indigo | Google Play | Kobo




 Top 10 Things I Can’t Live Without and Why

#10- Sauna. Because I’m a Finnish Canadian.

#9- Beer. The brew of life.

#8- *** (censored).

#7- Music. Keeps me focused.

#6- Selected Friends & Family. Why? I said selected, right?

#5- Fire. How else do I light the sauna?

#4- Shelter. *I suppose I could live in the sauna and change this to toilet paper…or birch branches (which are also needed for the sauna).

#3- Food. Preferably nothing too gamey. *can be cooked on the sauna stove.

#2- Water. Lake water will suffice but natural spring water is better. *needed for sauna.

#1- Oxygen. Think about it…


About the Author



From the time he was a young teenager, Kenneth E. Hautala fanned the spark of creative inspiration into flame through his innate love of storytelling. As a carpenter and construction health and safety professional, he has a deep respect for the value of hard work and skill—a characteristic he applies to his life as a writer.

An avid fisherman and outdoorsman, he lives in Newmarket, Ontario with his beautiful wife, Linda, his beloved mother-in-law, Vivian, and their St. Bernard, Xuber.


Author Links


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Music plays a crucial role in Haruffa Tales. Not only in the novel itself but during the novel’s creation as a whole. That being said, it’s my pleasure to bring you *The Imaginary Haruffa Tales Soundtrack.

Track One: Love and Rockets – Bound for Hell

Track Two: Sneaker Pimps – Blood Sport

Track Three: Lyeoka – Simply Falling

Track Four: Kongos – Hey I Don’t Know

Track Five: Tenacious D – Master Exploder

Track Six: Skrillex (feat. The Doors) – Breakin’ a Sweat

Track Seven: Tito &Tarantula – Angry Cockroaches

Track Eight: Alice Francis – St. James Ballroom

Track Nine: Garbage – Push It

Track Ten: Jazzbit – Swingin’ Man

Track Eleven: Monster Magnet – Bummer

Track Twelve: Snoop Dogg vs. David Guetta (Remix) – Sweat

Track Thirteen: Ashley MacIsaac – Sleepy Maggie

Bonus Tracks:


Denis Leary – Asshole (Uncensored Version)

US3 – Cantaloop

Stereo Mc’s – Step it up


*All rights to the music belong to the legal copyright holder.





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