Raven's Feast

Raven's Feast

by Eric Schumacher

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781545516843
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 04/27/2017
Series: Hakon's Saga , #2
Pages: 254
Sales rank: 1,002,154
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.58(d)

About the Author

You might say that Eric Schumacher lives with one foot in the future and one in the past. By day, he runs his own award-winning PR agency, Neology, and shares stories with the press about the kind of future he believes his technology clients can deliver. By night (or frankly, whenever he can find the time), Eric wanders into his passion and unearths stories about people living in turbulent times.

Eric was born in Los Angeles in 1968. He is the author of two historical fiction novels, GOD'S HAMMER and its sequel, RAVEN'S FEAST. Both tell the story of the first Christian king of Viking Norway, Hakon Haraldsson, and his struggles to gain and hold the High Seat of his realm.

Eric's fascination with Vikings and medieval history began at a young age, though exactly why is not clear. While Los Angeles has its own unique history, there are destroyed monasteries or Viking burial sites or hidden hoards buried in fields. Still, from the earliest age, he was drawn to books about Viking kings and warlords and was fascinated by their stories and the turbulent times in which they lived.

He began writing as a child, though never considered it as a career until he was in his second year of international business school and living in Germany. Poor timing given school loans but hey -- better late than never. It was there that Eric began researching and writing GOD'S HAMMER, his first novel.

Eric now resides in Santa Barbara with his wife, his two children, and his dog, Peanut.

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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Okay, I am going to attempt to write this review without gushing overly much, or beating my Norwegian chest with pride. I can’t guarantee that I will be successful in either endeavor. Back in May, I posted a Book Blast for an upcoming book, Raven’s Feast. Being Norwegian and having a working knowledge of Hakon Haraldsson, I knew that owning said book was going to be top priority. While I (impatiently) awaited Raven’s Feast, I got my hands on the first book in the series, God’s Hammer. (Which is excellent.) When the first book in a series is utterly brilliant, my concern is always that the second book will have a hard time measuring up to it’s predecessor. The day I received Raven’s Feast, after putting my Littles to bed, I began reading. When midnight came and went, I realized that it was most definitely as glorious as God’s Hammer. Once again, Eric Schumacher intertwines historical fact and accuracy with detailed fiction, bringing Hakon and his warriors to life for all to meet and love. Hakon Haraldsson has won his throne. Now, will he keep it? (Dear Mr. Schumacher…PLEASE write more. No, really. Please.) Bottom Line: Hakon Haraldsson, meet world. World, meet Hakon Haraldsson.