Chris Evans

Chris Evans is also the author of the Iron Elves saga: A Darkness Forged in Fire, The Light of Burning Shadows, and Ashes of a Black Frost, as well as the nonfiction book Bloody Jungle: The War in Vietnam. He is a military historian and former editor for Random House and Stackpole Books. Born in Canada, he lives in New York City.

Books by this Author

A Darkness Forged in Fire
Ashes of a Black Frost
Of Bone and Thunder
The Light of Burning Shadows

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Military Historian and Novelist Chris Evans: The Iron Elves series

Book Two of the Iron Elves trilogy sees conflicted hero Konowa Swift Dragon and the tattered remants of his regiment battling impossible odds to defea

My Life in 8 Words

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Persistence is the new black.

Q. Which living person do you most admire?

A. My parents.

Q. What is your favorite occupation, when you’re not writing?

A. Crab fishing on the Bering Sea...not that I've done it, I just love watching it, from the safety of my living room.

Q. If you could acquire any talent, what would it be?

A. Ability to drive a Formula One race car.

Q. If you could be any person or thing, who or what would it be?

A. A time-traveling adventurer.

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November 20, 2008

Most days, I sit. A lot.  As an editor and a writer I sit at my desk, or I sit at the library, or I sit in the back of a cab and work.  I have tried reading and jotting notes while walking, but that resulted in painful discoveries, discoveries like lampposts are stubborn s.o.b.s that absolutely refuse to get out of the way even when they’re clearly in the wrong.  And so, I sit - or rather, I sat.

 

Having acquainted my butt cheeks with just about every flat surface in my apartment and Manhattan at large I decided that I needed an activity that at its very core involved minimal sitting.  Skeet shooting, shot... see more

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