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Russell Kirkpatrick

(1961- )
Dr. Russell Kirkpatrick is a geographer who creates atlases and teaches at the University of Waikato in New Zealand. Find maps and sample chapters of his fantasy novels at Russell Kirkpatrick’s website.

Fire of Heaven

Fire of Heaven — (2004-2007) Publisher: From a tiny snowbound village, five men and women are about to embark on a journey that will change their lives — and the destiny of their world.For two thousand years, since he was cast out from Dona Mihst, the fabled Undying Man has been plotting his revenge on the Most High. The Destroyer’s plans of vengeance are nearing fruition — and he will allow nothing to stand in his way. But one man has escaped from the Destroyer’s prison, and even though the Lords of Fear ride in pursuit, he will bring word to his people. It will be up to his sons, Hal and Leith, together with a small group of villagers, to warn their world of the coming war.

Russell Kirkpatrick Fire of Heaven: 1. Across the Face of the World 2. In the Earth Abides the Flame 3. The Right Hand of GodRussell Kirkpatrick Fire of Heaven: 1. Across the Face of the World 2. In the Earth Abides the Flame 3. The Right Hand of GodRussell Kirkpatrick Fire of Heaven: 1. Across the Face of the World 2. In the Earth Abides the Flame 3. The Right Hand of God

Fire of Heaven: Inconsistent

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FIRE OF HEAVEN by Russell Kirkpatrick

The Fire Of Heaven series is a Christianity-inspired fantasy. My rating for these three books varies quite a bit from the first book to the last. The first book, Across the Face of the World, was a promising start to the story and I would rate it at perhaps three stars. I had hoped the writing would improve as the story progressed, but the second book, In the Earth Abides the Flame, was, unfortunately, a step backwards rather than forwards and it introduced elements that bothered me, so I would rate it at two to two and a half stars. The last book, The Right Hand of God, was, frankly, abysmal. Had the series started at this level I would never have finished the first few chapters, let alone the entire trilogy. I rate it at one star... Read More

More books by Russell Kirkpatrick

The Broken Man (Husk) — (2006-2009) Publisher: Seventy years after the conclusion of the Faltha War, three great continents — and their gods — are again at war for truth and immortality. Husk is the remnant of a once-powerful magician, defeated decades ago by the Undying Man, Lord of Bhrudwo. He lies, eviscerated, in the dungeon of Andratan, planning his revenge. There are three things he needs: the stone, the blood and a hand of hate. The three people he has manipulated from afar to bring these things to him are on their way… with no way of knowing what they are about. But even Husk cannot know everything…

Russell Kirkpatrick Husk 1. Path of Revenge 2. Dark Heart 3. Beyond the Wall of TimeRussell Kirkpatrick Husk 1. Path of Revenge 2. Dark Heart 3. Beyond the Wall of TimeRussell Kirkpatrick Husk 1. Path of Revenge 2. Dark Heart 3. Beyond the Wall of Time


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