Tears for Hesh

ABOUT J. Michael Radcliffe

J. Michael Radcliffe
An avid reader of fantasy and science fiction novels all of my life, Michael Radcliffe published his first novel, The Guardian's Apprentice in 2010.  He lives with his family in rural Kentucky, along with their five cats. When not acquiring more ferocious felins for their plan of w More...


Set in the world of The Guardian's Apprentice, this is the story of Hesh, a young man who works for a coniving, power-hungry wizard.  A gentle giant who towers above others, Hesh is soft spoken and afflicted with a stammer when he gets nervous.  When he is sent on an errand for his master, he ucovers a terrible secret and must face the consequences. 

Review by: WendyB on Feb. 26, 2011 : star star star star star 
A great short story,but hard to review without giving away too much.

Review by: Lainey Bancroft on Feb. 22, 2011 : star star star star star 
What great character development in such a short time! I truly felt for Hesh and wanted to see his evil master get what he had coming.  If this story had a second chapter, I'd be reading it right now!