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

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

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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. What do you regret most?

A. I really don't anymore. I've learned, slowly and painfully, that looking forward is the key.

Q. Who is your favorite fictional villain?

A. The Easter Bunny (I hope the chickens catch him one day).

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

A. Ability to drive a Formula One race car.

Q. What’s your best quality?

A. I'm water resistant and come with a lifetime warranty.

Author Voices

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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