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The sun and moon have been devoured by the cosmic wolves Skoll and Hati. Fimbulwinter has envelopped the world in the cold and darkness. Men prey on each other in order to survive. Amid the chaos, in the struggle for the throne, comes a war between brothers.

Hakon, illegitimate heir to the throne of Norveig, has obtained a horn that can summon a terror from the depths of the ocean. This monstrosity has been sinking the vessels of his half-brother, Jarl Erik Bloodaxe. Erik sends a company of untried heroes to infiltrate Hakon’s stronghold, and steal the horn.

As with all things political there are other agendas. Fjorn, the leader of the team, is Erik’s half-brother who could challenge Erik for the throne. Erik's wife Gunnhild is a powerful sorceress with her own ambitions- could her goals derail the heroes?

In life, sometimes a Jarl wins, and other times a Jarl wins.


HORN OF THE KRAKEN tells a vivid, stirring adventure tale that gives the reader a wild ride, but it also features that most enjoyable of reading experiences: characters who leap off the page and seem real, with all of their humor and anger and cutting comments. Great fun! Recommended!

                                                Ed Greenwood,
                                                New York Times-bestselling creator of The Forgotten Realms®

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Garth E November 30, 2016 3:52 am UTC
Is this an adventure for FotN?
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Andrew V November 30, 2016 4:28 pm UTC
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It's a novel set in the Fate of the Norns universe. Horn of the Kraken is a Viking heist, half Ocean's 11 and half Lord of the Rings.
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June 24, 2015 5:58 pm UTC
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Hi all. I’m the writer. If you have any questions about Horn of the Kraken please ask. More on me and the book can be found on my blog http://stephenpearl.blogspot.ca
And my web site, when I get my ducks in a row: www.stephenpearl.com. Of course you can always ask a question here and I’ll be happy to answer it.
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John P July 08, 2015 12:36 pm UTC
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Hi, Stephen. Any chance an ebook version will be released? Either epub or mobi version on here or a Kindle version on Amazon?
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Andrew V July 08, 2015 1:48 pm UTC
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EPUB is the next release
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July 10, 2015 1:49 pm UTC
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Andrew caught this one, but I thought it only right to say Hi. I was in England for a week where I got to visit the Jorvic Viking center in York. Amazing place. Just don't step in the privy.
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John P July 17, 2015 1:53 am UTC
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Any chance you could do mobi as well? I don't seem to be able to convert the Epub file myself.
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Andrew V July 17, 2015 4:57 pm UTC
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We didn't have plans for mobi since we don't have a device on which we could check it, but we did find a conversion tool and uploaded a *.mobi file which you can test. Please let us know if it works.
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John P July 21, 2015 11:09 pm UTC
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Unfortunately, it's in pretty bad shape. The graphics are all messed up and the text display is horribly indented. It's certainly readable but it's not a very nice experience. I'm surprised you didn't plan for a mobi version as Kindles are very common. I'm sure overall there are probably more epub devices but Kindles still have to be a pretty big percentage.

I was able to convert the mobi version to rtf, replaced the cover jpg with the one from the epub, and converted it back to mobi. It looks a lot cleaner but I lost the table of contents and bookmarks but that's not a big deal. Also the page numbers appear in the middle of the text. I used Calibre to do it if you're interested. I'm not sure what you were using or whether it's better. I hope this helps.
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Andrew V July 27, 2015 2:08 pm UTC
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Thanks for the feedback, that's very valuable. We'll try calibre, but our initial exports were through inDesign (plugin). Once we get a cleaner version, we'll update the digital download zip and everyone will be prompted to re-download the new edition for free.
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978-0-9940240-5-3
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PNH0014
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