Long ago, the elven Kingdom of Marindel governed the realm of Tyrizah from its place on the back of a giant sea turtle. But when a great evil was unleashed, the Era of Peace came to a tragic end. Thousands of years passed, and Marindel was all but forgotten.
Connor, a young farmer with a wild imagination, always longed for adventure. When bizarre events cause him to realize his role in the greatest story of all, Connor embarks on a quest to defend the Great King’s daughter from a wicked sorcerer, whose darkness grows with every passing day.
Tarento, a promising Samurai warrior, is disillusioned with the grandeur of his own kingdom. But when he hears the voice of a King he cannot see, he discovers his destiny to save the people of Felidae from impending disaster.
As their journeys entwine, Connor and Tarento will travel across the realm, uncover the mysteries of Marindel, and face unimaginable odds in their fight to survive. Tension broils in the city of Cloud Summit as diabolical factions vie for control of the Kingdom of Armavir. The adventurers must make a daring rescue attempt—but at what cost?
Diverse, Well-Rounded Characters
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Nathan is a best-selling epic fantasy author based in Southern Idaho. It is his dream and vocation to write empowering stories that will not only captivate readers, but leave them with hope and purpose.
His first book, “The Epic of Marindel: Chosen,” is a recipient of the Reality Calling Redemptive Fiction Award. It is available now wherever books are sold. His second book, "The Epic of Marindel: Redemption," will soon be released. Stay tuned!
Nathan is a Vision Lead for Kingdom Writers’ Association, a global network that serves to empower and encourage Christian writers to publish award-winning material within all genres for the purpose of reaching more people for Christ. Community is an indispensable part of every writer's journey. For more information on KWA, check out the website.
Nathan also volunteers as a hospitality team lead at Center Point Church in Meridian, ID, and serves as an officer in the U.S. Navy Reserves. During his free time, he enjoys hiking, exercise, traveling, and visiting coffee shops, breweries, and wineries with good friends.
Nathan graduated from Point Loma Nazarene University with an MA in Organizational Leadership, and a B.S. in Biology with a minor in Psychology.