Publication Order of Raven Books
|Blood Eye||(2009)||Hardcover Paperback Kindle|
|Sons of Thunder||(2010)||Hardcover Paperback Kindle|
|Odin's Wolves||(2011)||Hardcover Paperback Kindle|
Publication Order of Bleeding Land Books
|The Bleeding Land||(2012)||Hardcover Paperback Kindle|
|Brothers' Fury||(2013)||Hardcover Paperback Kindle|
Publication Order of Rise Of Sigurd Books
|God of Vengeance||(2014)||Hardcover Paperback Kindle|
|Winter's Fire||(2016)||Hardcover Paperback Kindle|
|Wings of the Storm||(2016)||Hardcover Paperback Kindle|
Publication Order of Standalone Novels
Publication Order of Short Stories
He was born in 1975, Leicestershire to an English father and a Norwegian mother. In the 90’s, the mixed nationality Giles’ Kristian joined a famous boy band pop group (upside down) as a singer where he later rose to be the lead singer for the group. In 2001 he released his first hit song (I just wanna know) in his stay in Europe.
It is during this time that he also took part in modeling and TV advertisements. He went through many career changes as Giles Kristian was also an advertising copywriter for a Newyork company for three years before retiring to his current novel writing career back in Europe.
Giles Christian’s novels are mainly bestsellers in the genre of fictional- historical and mostly specialized in action-adventure prose. His first publication; raven: blood eye, occurred in 2009 after entering a deal in 2008 with Transworld, which is still at present his publisher. The book later became part of one of his trilogy series. At its publication, it was a bestseller and attracted great tribute from famous author, Bernard Cornwell. Who is an author he points out as one who inspired his career path as a writer.
The book also gained him much fame from other top rated novelists and his name rose fast in the top novelists charts
Sons of Thunder was the second novel in the trilogy of the raven series. It was released in 2010 with a hardback, and finally Odin’s wolves being the third and last completed the trilogy series.
The raven series are generally a historical fiction genre and are based in the dating of medieval Europe with adventure, blood battles and gore mainly running through the prose.
Raven: blood eye synopsis
The life of an outcast in the society young man Osric, takes a major turn from the simplicity of a quiet life in a village next to sea with a carpenter, to being held captive by the Norsemen raiders who destroyed their entire village. Sigurd the lucky, who is the chief of his new fellowship, has a strong inclination to Osric and believes they are tied by a strange blood bond. Here, Osric finds the benefit and forges his ties with Sigurd. At this, new name as assigned becomes Raven. This marked the beginning of a series of many epic battles and adventures in the life Osric.
The Norsemen in the tribe where Osric was recruited are a tribe full of blood thirst and believe in killing for survival. Ravens life changes to adapt to his new environment for survival and as a mighty warrior among them, joins a fellowship (raiders) and are assigned the difficult task of stealing a holy book from a neighboring land’s king, Coenwolf. The book opened a new chapter of his life and brings about a mixture of feelings and realizations from raven as he, from it encountered betrayal from a close companion, Ealdred who he regarded as a friend, and it is here where he realizes a woman who might just be his soul mate.
Sons of thunder; synopsis
Out of greed for money, did Ealdred steal the holy book that Osric and his fellowship had made a joint effort in stealing. Ealdred had a deal with the Frank emperor, Charlemagne to exchange the book with as much riches as he would wish for. His plot although well organized is countered at river Sicauna’s mouth just before he entered the Frank-lands by his ex-fellowship members and his slaughter is inevitable.
Meanwhile, Sigurd the luck back in their land, and Mauger who is Ealdred’s personal body guard settle a long standing truce between them at a duel with conditions that only one is to walk off alive.
Odin Wolves synopsis
The fellowship has moved through France, Spain and is seen to be moving to the mightiest lands which are Holy and perverted at the same time with an unstable political ambience. The band in Sigurd ships become bigger as a result of collection more captives through their other voyages and is comprising of , the Norsemen, Greek warriors, a moor and a monk . The vanquished by the Norsemen enemies, are sacrificed to the Odin through their voyage.
Raven who has the ability to see through the present and glimpse at the future with the help of his ’blood spotted eye’ is faced with a great challenge after losing the woman of his life in the new lands. He plays a cunning role in a new battle that is set to be forth as the Viking knights were on their way to the city to put back in throne an overturned emperor. If they win the battle, he walks off with a priceless bequest.
In this trilogy, Giles Kristian has managed to capture the readers’ minds with the historical medieval settings and the mixture of battle, betrayal romance and companionship.
Some other publications
Giles Kristian has also successfully published the following books as best sellers,
1. God of vengeance
2. Bleeding land which is also a trilogy.
All his publications are entirely fictional in what can be termed as ‘real and medieval settings’ . In an interview, he once mentioned that once he was intrigued by the history of a particular town that he had visited and he imagined the setting therefore substituting it into one such setting in one of his novels. Giles Kristian.
His writing career has taken great avenues and is turning out to be an inspiration to many other aspiring writers under the same genres.
Giles Kristian currently lives in Europe and is a down to earth man who mingles freely with his fans and readers and it is then that he receives more demands from thirsty readers. It is such a case that pushed him to coming up with the two trilogies in his publications. Readers would not get enough of the characters that he had created in the novel prose.
His books can be accessed from reliable online stores and physically bookshops at anytime of the year.Book Series In Order » Authors » Giles Kristian