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Summary

Epic fantasy featuring Norse gods, valiant knights, powerful sorcerers, otherworldly demons, and the undead! This series appeals to fans of Game of Thrones and The Lord of the Rings.

This three book bundle includes the first three volumes in the acclaimed epic fantasy series, Harbinger of Doom.

Mad wizards wrenched open a gateway to hell on Eotrus land. A gateway that's determined to stay open.

What is the young knight, Claradon Eotrus, to do when he discovers that the man he recruited to help him close that gateway is either the greatest hero the world has ever known or the devil himself, thrown down from the heavens by the gods in olden days? Is he out to save Midgaard—or destroy it? Does he serve the Norse gods: Odin, Thor, and the rest, or did he slay them? And if he's truly the harbinger of doom, how can Claradon stop him? How can he even survive him?

Claradon's Midgaard is a world filled of valiant knights, mysterious sorcerers, ruthless bounty hunters, complex political intrigues, monsters of myth and legend: the undead of this variety and that, gods and demons, and otherworldly evils so frightening, you dare not read these books before sleep. But most of all, it's filled with stories that you will always remember and characters that you will never forget.

©2008 Glenn G. Thater (P)2017 Glenn G. Thater

Critic reviews

"Thater is one of the most talented and exciting authors of our time. He is right up there with Tolkien, maybe even better. His unique writing technique leaves you pondering what is going to happen next and yearning for more." - Google Play reviewer

"...a masterfully crafted epic fantasy about the ages old struggle between good and evil." - Carol Marrs Phipps, author of Elf Killers

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Eurghhg

No real depth to this one . My own fault , Desperate for a new book I foolishly believe the Facebook ad of “ if you like lotr and game of thrones you’ll like this “ . I do and I most definitely didn’t . But I’d payed for it so tried to get through it .gave up . Just plain boring .

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Disappointing

Not a bad story but a very very long and not really needed introduction!
I got board.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 25-01-18

A Great great introduction to G.G. Thater ...

fantastic audio version of a fantastic series. I am excitedly waiting for more to be converted to audio books. I have read many books of this series and I have to say I really enjoy Glenn G. Thater's work in this series. They are fun easy reads that will keep you wanting more.

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  • Jeff T.
  • 31-07-18

an epic tale

A good listen with, the story line is good and keeps your intrest. Gets a bit away from the viking saga and has a biblical turn for a bit but comes right back. Already downloaded the next in the saga and imagine if the next is as good as the first three I will own all of them shortly.

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  • Jamie B.
  • 30-11-18

great book

good story but narrator's voice is very deep, makes it difficult to hear while driving.

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  • Tripp
  • 21-11-18

Not a bad first try

An interesting listen, and an ambitious effort.

While listening, I couldn’t help but hear many lines parroted, almost verbatim, from some of my other favorite works though. It became distracting to have it happen so often.

I can’t decide if Theta is more akin to Conan, Gilgamesh, or Elric. Perhaps even Fafhrd?

The writing style, particularly the Forward, was Lovecraftian in its effort to provide a real fictional reality behind the story. I was glad to not have one of the references by the Mad Arab Alhazred!

A lot of mythology mixing here! Some will be offended by it, once they figure out what the author is doing, who Theta is, and the context of his background.

I give the story 3 stars. I’ll try book 4.

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  • Jermain Martinez
  • 15-11-18

Love Theta

The story is great the Characters feel real, and the narrator makes Ob sound like what I imagined On would sound like.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 08-11-18

Trying too hard

the story started out super interesting and I was enjoying it a lot up until in the second book the horrible things that this God was doing stories pulled straight from the Old Testament. I found it a little unnecessary to take jabs at Christianity instead of just telling a story that I thought was supposed to have to do with Norse mythology.

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  • JC
  • 04-11-18

Great book to listen to

I really enjoyed the book and narration. I would recommend the story for anyone. Awesome

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  • Philip G.
  • 26-08-18

cheesy barbarian pulp.

Lacking the character development and depth of great Epic Fantasy it was still enjoyable enough to plow through. Certainly not Lord of the Rings or Game of Thrones, the prose wanders from simplistic to overly ornate, sometimes seeming entirely out of place. Yet if you are looking for action, magic, demons and Warfare you will find enough to slake your thirst here.

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  • glxyjoe
  • 16-06-18

Long drawn-out storyline books for high prices

Struggled to finish the free 3-book audiobook selection. I won't continue with the many remaining
high-priced books in the series

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  • JGB
  • 14-08-18

Bloody and incomplete

Human sacrifice and demons make up a good portion of the plot. There are some well-described D&D scenarios, but by the end of the third book I’m left quite confused about which characters are “right/wrong” or “good/bad”. Biblical references make the story a bit quirky, and nothing is resolved. It doesn’t make me “have to purchase the next book” just to read more about the characters. The author developed them fairly well, but mixes the morality of human sacrifice so that it’s almost a good thing, and the “good” characters who oppose it are “evil”.

Deep down, It feels like an attack on organized religion. Period and mike drop.

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