Brian McClellan - Author

About the Author

Brian McClellan is an avid reader of fantasy and graduate of Orson Scott Card's Literary Bookcamp. When he is not writing, he loves baking, making jam from fruit grown in northeast Ohio and playing video games. He currently lives in Cleveland, Ohio with his wife.

Featured books by Brian McClellan

The Autumn Republic

The Autumn Republic

Author: Brian McClellan Format: Paperback Release Date: 07/01/2016

The explosive conclusion to the award-winning Powder Mage trilogy The capital has fallen ...Field Marshal Tamas has finally returned to Adopest, only to find the capital in the hands of a foreign power. With his son Taniel presumed dead, Tamas must gather his beleaguered forces and formulate a plan to defeat the Kez - no easy task when you're outnumbered and can't tell friend from foe. The army is divided ...With their enemy bearing down on them, the Adran command is in disarray. Someone, it seems, is selling secrets to the Kez. Inspector Adamat is determined to flush out the traitor, but as the conspiracy unravels, he will learn a horrifying truth. And all hope rests with one man ...Taniel Two-Shot, the powder mage who shot a god in the eye, is on the run. He possesses the sole means of defeating the Kez, but to do so he must evade treachery at every turn. If he fails, Adro will fall.

Other books by Brian McClellan

War Cry

War Cry

Author: Brian McClellan Format: Paperback Release Date: 10/09/2018

The war has been going on since long before I was born. Teado is a Changer, a shape-shifting military asset trained to win wars. His platoon has been stationed in the Bavares high plains for years, stranded. As they ration supplies and scan the airwaves for news, any news, their numbers dwindle. He's not sure how much time they have left. Desperate and starving, armed with aging, faulting equipment, the team jumps at the chance for a risky resupply mission, even if it means not all of them might come. What they discover could change the course of the war.

Wrath of Empire Book Two of Gods of Blood and Powder

Wrath of Empire Book Two of Gods of Blood and Powder

Author: Brian McClellan Format: Paperback Release Date: 17/05/2018

'A fast paced story, set in a brilliantly realised world . . . One of the best fantasy novels of recent years' Bookbag on Sins of Empire The country is in turmoil. With the capital city occupied, half a million refugees are on the march, looking for safety on the frontier, accompanied by Lady Flint's soldiers. But escaping war is never easy, and soon the battle may find them, whether they are prepared or not. Back in the capital, Michel Bravis smuggles even more refugees out of the city. But internal forces are working against him. With enemies on all sides, Michael may be forced to find help with the very occupiers he's trying to undermine. Meanwhile, Ben Styke is building his own army. He and his mad lancers are gathering every able body they can find and searching for an ancient artifact that may have the power to turn the tides of war in their favor. But what they find may not be what they're looking for. Magic and gunpowder collide in Wrath of Empire, the explosive second novel in the Gods of Blood and Powder series. Praise for Brian McClellan: 'Gunpowder and magic. An explosive combination' Peter Brett 'Brings a welcome breath of gunpowder-tinged air to epic fantasy' Anthony Ryan 'Tense action, memorable characters, rising stakes . . . Brian McClellan is the real thing' Brent Weeks 'Innovative magic, quick-paced plot, interesting world. I had a blast' Brandon Sanderson Books by Brian McClellan: Gods of Blood and Powder Sins of Empire Wrath of Empire The Powder Mage trilogy Promise of Blood (Winner of the Gemmell Morningstar Award) The Crimson Campaign The Autumn Republic

Sins of Empire

Sins of Empire

Author: Brian McClellan Format: Paperback Release Date: 09/03/2017

'Crackles with excitement and adventure on every page' Fantasy Book Review Enter a war-torn world where gunpowder and magic collide The nation of Fatrasta is a haven for criminals, rebels, adventurers and sorcerers seeking relics of the past. As insurrection grows, only the iron will of the Lady Chancellor holds the capital city of Landfall together. Yet an ancient power as old as time is rising, and the fate of this young nation now rests in the hands of a spy, a disgraced war hero and a mercenary general with a past as turbulent as Landfall's present. Sins of Empire is the explosive new epic fantasy from Gemmell Award-winning author Brian McClellan. Look out for Wrath of Empire, book two in the Gods of Blood and Powder series, in May 2018. Praise for Brian McClellan: 'Gunpowder and magic. An explosive combination' Peter Brett 'Brings a welcome breath of gunpowder-tinged air to epic fantasy' Anthony Ryan 'Tense action, memorable characters, rising stakes . . . Brian McClellan is the real thing' Brent Weeks 'Innovative magic, quick-paced plot, interesting world. I had a blast' Brandon Sanderson Books by Brian McClellan: Gods of Blood and Powder Sins of Empire Wrath of Empire The Powder Mage trilogy Promise of Blood (Winner of the Gemmell Morningstar Award) The Crimson Campaign The Autumn Republic

Power Mage: The Autumn Republic

Power Mage: The Autumn Republic

Author: Brian McClellan Format: eBook Release Date: 04/08/2016

Fel'dmarshal Tamas, kotorogo schitali pogibshim v dalekom pohode, vozvrashchaetsya na rodinu i uznaet o razrazivshejsya katastrofe. Vpervye v istorii stolica respubliki Adro dostalas' zahvatchikam, lishennaya upravleniya armiya buntuet i razlagaetsya, a soyuzniki teper' neotlichimy ot vragov. Tem vremenem v dalekih gorah otryad izmennikov presleduet porohovogo maga Taniehlya i ego sputnicu, nemuyu koldun'yu Ka-Poehl'. Ona derzhit v plenu boga Kresimira, samogo opasnogo vraga Ardo, i esli ne zashchitit' ehtu zhenshchinu, u respubliki ne ostanetsya nikakih shansov na spasenie.

The Autumn Republic

The Autumn Republic

Author: Brian McClellan Format: Paperback Release Date: 07/01/2016

The explosive conclusion to the award-winning Powder Mage trilogy The capital has fallen ...Field Marshal Tamas has finally returned to Adopest, only to find the capital in the hands of a foreign power. With his son Taniel presumed dead, Tamas must gather his beleaguered forces and formulate a plan to defeat the Kez - no easy task when you're outnumbered and can't tell friend from foe. The army is divided ...With their enemy bearing down on them, the Adran command is in disarray. Someone, it seems, is selling secrets to the Kez. Inspector Adamat is determined to flush out the traitor, but as the conspiracy unravels, he will learn a horrifying truth. And all hope rests with one man ...Taniel Two-Shot, the powder mage who shot a god in the eye, is on the run. He possesses the sole means of defeating the Kez, but to do so he must evade treachery at every turn. If he fails, Adro will fall.

Crimson campaign

Crimson campaign

Author: Brian McClellan Format: eBook Release Date: 25/06/2015

Popytka obojti s tyla i razgromit' zahvatchikov zakonchilas' katastrofoj - fel'dmarshal Tamas s dvumya pekhotnymi brigadami otrezan ot osnovnoj armii. Bez pripasov, bez malejshej nadezhdy na pomoshch' on vynuzhden vesti svoih soldat cherez opasnye zemli, a po pyatam idut otbornye, namnogo prevoskhodyashchie chislom vojska protivnika. No esli ne projti do konca krovavyj put', ne budet shansov spasti respubliku Adro ot razgnevannogo boga Kresimira.

Promise of blood

Promise of blood

Author: Brian McClellan Format: eBook Release Date: 06/03/2015

Kogda v korolevstve Ardo fel'dmarshal Tamas sverg monarha, prognivshaya znat' otpravilas' na ehshafot, a golodayushchemu narodu dostalsya hleb. No vskore vspyhnuli vojny mezhdu stranami Devyatizem'ya, fanatiki-royalisty podnyali vosstaniya, a cerkov', rabochie soyuzy i armii naemnikov - vse te, na kogo rasschityvali zagovorshchiki - otkazali v pomoshchi. I vdobavok po korolevstvu popolzli sluhi o zloveshchih predznamenovaniyah: yakoby groznye drevnie bogi vskore prosnutsya i pridut na zemlyu. Konechno, obrazovannye sovremennye lyudi ne veryat v glupye krest'yanskie legendy, no chto esli net dyma bez ognya? Razobrat'sya s ehtoj zagadkoj Tamas poruchaet svoemu synu Taniehlyu - porohovomu magu i luchshemu strelku strany. A v pomoshch' emu daet byvshego inspektora stolichnoj policii Adamanta, ne podozrevaya o tom, chto ehtogo cheloveka shantazhiruyut vragi fel'dmarshala.

The Crimson Campaign Book 2 in The Powder Mage Trilogy

The Crimson Campaign Book 2 in The Powder Mage Trilogy

Author: Brian McClellan Format: Paperback Release Date: 22/01/2015

'Just plain awesome . . . Innovative magic, quick-paced plot, interesting world. I had a blast' Brandon Sanderson on Promise of Blood Field Marshal Tamas's invasion of Kez has ended in disaster. Stranded behind enemy lines and hounded by the enemy's finest, Tamas must lead his remaining men on a reckless retreat through northern Kez to safety. In Adro, Inspector Adamat wants only to rescue his wife. To do so, he must hunt down and confront the enigmatic Lord Vetus - but the truth he learns is far darker than he could have imagined. The god Kremsimir wants the head of Tamas's son, Taniel - the man who shot him in the eye. With Tamas and his powder mages presumed dead, only Taniel can lead the charge against the vengeful god and his invading army. Praise for the series: 'Gunpowder and magic. An explosive combination' Peter Brett 'Brings a welcome breath of gunpowder-tinged air to epic fantasy' Anthony Ryan 'Tense action, memorable characters, rising stakes . . . Brian McClellan is the real thing' Brent Weeks The Powder Mage trilogy: Promise of Blood The Crimson Campaign The Autumn Republic The Gods of Blood and Powder series: Sins of Empire Wrath of Empire

Return to Honour

Return to Honour

Author: Brian McClellan Format: eBook Release Date: 06/01/2015

Captain Vlora is one of Adro's finest powder mages - disciplined sharpshooters who can control bullets and explode gunpowder with a mere gesture. Yet an illicit affair has lost her the favour of Field Marshal Tamas, her commander and the closest thing she has to a father.As the invading army of Kez pushes deeper into Adro's territory, Vlora finds herself on the sidelines. Yet when news emerges of an escaped traitor who is planning on selling military secrets to the enemy, Vlora is tasked with hunting the man down. Failure will not only put her beloved country at risk, but may lose her the goodwill of Field Marshal Tamas for ever . . .

Promise of Blood Book 1 in the Powder Mage trilogy

Promise of Blood Book 1 in the Powder Mage trilogy

Author: Brian McClellan Format: Paperback Release Date: 07/01/2014

'Just plain awesome' Brandon Sanderson **Winner of the David Gemmell Morningstar Award** It's a bloody business, overthrowing a king. Now, amid the chaos, a whispered rumour is spreading. A rumour about a broken promise, omens of death and the gods returning to walk the earth. No one really believes these whispers. Perhaps they should. Winner of the David Gemmell Morningstar Award, Promise of Blood is the explosive first novel in the most action-packed and acclaimed new fantasy series in years. 'Gunpowder and magic. An explosive combination' Peter Brett 'Brings a welcome breath of gunpowder-tinged air to epic fantasy' Anthony Ryan 'Tense action, memorable characters, rising stakes . . . Brian McClellan is the real thing' Brent Weeks The Powder Mage trilogy: Promise of Blood The Crimson Campaign The Autumn Republic The Gods of Blood and Powder series: Sins of Empire Wrath of Empire

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