Hammers in the Wind The Northern Crusade Book 1 by Christian Warren Freed Genre: Epic Fantasy, Adventure
THIS IS NOT YOUR FATHER'S TOLKIEN!
THE END HAS COME. With Hammers in the Wind, veteran turned author Christian Warren Freed brings his epic 9 book series of the battle between good and evil for control of the world of Malweir to its stunning conclusion. In keeping with the finest military fantasy, the Northern Crusade continues enthralling readers. Re-edited to provide a more accurate version of the author's vision, this is an in your face adventure fans of Erikson, Sanderson, Martin, and more will come to enjoy and love.
The hour of the dark gods return is now at hand.
Exiled millennia ago, the dark gods have tirelessly sought to return and bend the world of Malweir to their will. Their agents roam the world in search of weak willed men. Only through corruption and chaos can their masters return. It begins in the northern kingdom of Delranan the night King Badron's castle is attacked and his only son murdered and his daughter kidnapped. Angered, he leads his kingdom to war against the neighboring Rogscroft.
A small band of heroes is assembled to find the princess and return her safely but all is not as it seems. Badron falls under the sway of the Dae'shan, immortal agents of the dark gods, and unwittingly begins the final campaign that will reduce Malweir to willing servants of evil.
It begins in Delranan.
Kickstart the adventure by grabbing Hammers in the Wind today. Fans of Tolkien, Brooks, McKiernan, and Martin will enjoy.
Christian W. Freed was born in Buffalo, N.Y. more years ago than he would like to remember. After spending more than 20 years in the active duty US Army he has turned his talents to writing. Since retiring, he has gone on to publish 17 military fantasy and science fiction novels, as well as his memoirs from his time in Iraq and Afghanistan. His first published book (Hammers in the Wind) has been the #1 free book on Kindle 4 times and he holds a fancy certificate from the L Ron Hubbard Writers of the Future Contest.
Passionate about history, he combines his knowledge of the past with modern military tactics to create an engaging, quasi-realistic world for the readers. He graduated from Campbell University with a degree in history and is pursuing a Masters of Arts degree in Military History from Norwich University. He currently lives outside of Raleigh, N.C. and devotes his time to writing, his family, and their two Bernese Mountain Dogs. If you drive by you might just find him on the porch with a cigar in one hand and a pen in the other.