The Darkness that could be Felt treasur of the Raven King Book One
By C.Wayne Dawson
Women are disappearing off the streets of Vienna in 1684 and Captain Mathis Zieglar vows to find out why. Defying orders to break off his investigation, he discovers they are being trafficked into the Muslim slave market. His only hope of ransoming them from a life of abuse is to find the treasure of the Raven King. The treasure is a secret code lodged inside an ancient text that will rock the Ottoman and Holy Roman Empires to their foundations
Mathis Zieglar- A war hero, captain, husband, and the story's protagonist.
Magda Zieglar- The wife of captain and skilled in apothecary.
Alfred Zieglar- Commander of Vienna's sentries at the carinthian gate. Also the cousin of Mathis zieglar.
Albert Fleischer- An apothecary and uncle of Magda Fleischer/Zieglar.
Frederick Tannenberg- Captain of the imperial artillery and a close friend of Mathis Zieglar.
Vlad Dracula- Warlord/ voivode of Wallachia/ Transylvania.
King Matthias Corvins-King of Hungary also known as the raven king
Samuel Oppenheimer-Imperial war financer or oberfaktor
Sara Oppenheimer- daughter of Abraham Oppenheimer and Niece of Samuel Oppenheimer.
Prince Eugene of Savoy-French nobleman and owner/commander of the savoy dragoons.
C. Wayne Dawson
C. Wayne Dawson writes for the Williamson county sun, and has written for History Magazine, focus on georgetown, the georgetown advocate, and SAFVIC Law Enforcement Newsletter. In 2012 he founded Central Texas Authors, an author's trade group.
He was an Adjunct Professor of History for ten years at Mt San Antonio College in Walnut, California, where he created the Chautauqua program. There he enlisted scholars,government officials, and activists to discuss and debate social policy before the student body and media.
In 2009 the students of Phi Theta Kappa Honor Societs honored him with the Glaux Mentor Teacher Award for bringing the Chautauqua program to Mt. SAC. HE currently lives in Georgetown,Tx, with his wife, dog, and cat.