In Thunder Forged: The Fall of Llael: Book One

Warmachine novel

The Iron Kingdoms are at war—a war fought with machine guns and magic, knights of valor, and earth shaking titans of steam and steel. And now that war may hinge entirely on nothing more than a sheaf of papers. 

An alchemical formula, stolen by an ally they thought they could trust, could cost the brave soldiers of Cygnar everything. Their only hope: a cunning spy, a knight out of her element, and a frighteningly small unit of the best that Cygnar has to offer. 

Arrayed against them is not only a single, devious enemy, but the combined intelligence apparatus—and possibly the full military might—of the most brutal martial power Cygnar has ever known. 

Reviews

“Marmell sets a tone that combines flash and action with solid characterization and clever humor. Marmell’s characters are memorable and compelling, and his creativity and originality within the steampunk fantasy genre makes him a remarkable storyteller. This one is a keeper.”

Library Journal

“Worth a read for anyone interested in the steampunk genre or military fantasy. Marmell is a skillful writer and keeps things moving briskly.”

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

“Marmell pulls off a fine tale that juxtaposes the action that fans of the Iron Kingdoms Chronicles have come to expect with a high-paced level of storytelling that make for an engaging read.”

AstroGuyz

“If you’re a fan of dark, gritty military fantasy, then IN THUNDER FORGED is the book for you. Ari Marmell is a superb writer, and he’s at the top of his game.”

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