The Balderdash Saga is a three book series by author J.W. Zulauf (illustrated by Luke Spooner,) through Evolved Publishing.
The first book of the series, The Underground Princess, released on December 1, 2014.

The Underground Princess:

The Underground Princess Book CoverNot all fairytales take place in rolling hills or along sparkling beaches. Some happen right below our very feet like the corpses they are….


Princess Scarlet is on a journey to find true love, but a malevolent force, Maleer, is in the process of dethroning her father, King Hurlock. Maleer intends to rule the underground kingdom of Balderdash, build an army, and break through the ground to invade the land of the living.

As Scarlet runs out of options to save those that matter most, she is forced to make decisions that will determine the fate of her entire kingdom.


Meet many friends and a couple foes, on your visit to Balderdash. Whether you’re searching for true love with Princess Scarlet, or fighting for honor with Roland, the pirate knight, there is something for every reader within this coffin tale.

Book Preview (Chapters 1-3):

Want to preview The Underground Princess?

For a limited time, we are making the first three chapters available for preview!

Want to know what happens next? You can pick up the printed book (or digital version) at any of these retailers!