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Christian Cameron

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Inkluderar namnet: christiancameron

Inkluderar även: Miles Cameron (1)


(eng) Christian Cameron also uses the pen name Miles Cameron.  However, because there is another author who is also named Miles Cameron, the two pages should not be combined; the books written as "Miles Cameron" have been aliased to this page. Gordon Kent is the joint pseudonym of Kenneth M. Cameron and Christian Cameron.


Verk av Christian Cameron

The Red Knight (2012) 936 exemplar, 18 recensioner
The Fell Sword (2014) 293 exemplar, 6 recensioner
The Dread Wyrm (2015) 221 exemplar, 4 recensioner
Killer of Men (2010) 197 exemplar, 5 recensioner
The Plague of Swords (2016) 187 exemplar, 1 recension
Tyrant (2008) 179 exemplar, 7 recensioner
Cold Iron (2018) 173 exemplar, 3 recensioner
The Fall of Dragons (2017) 149 exemplar, 2 recensioner
Artifact Space (2021) 126 exemplar, 5 recensioner
The Ill-Made Knight (2013) 124 exemplar, 3 recensioner
Tyrant: Storm of Arrows (2009) 104 exemplar, 4 recensioner
God of War (2012) 98 exemplar, 4 recensioner
Marathon: Freedom Or Death (2011) 95 exemplar, 3 recensioner
Washington and Caesar (2003) 76 exemplar, 1 recension
Dark Forge (2019) 71 exemplar, 2 recensioner
Against All Gods (2022) 71 exemplar, 2 recensioner
Tyrant: Funeral Games (2010) 69 exemplar, 3 recensioner
Bright Steel (2019) 63 exemplar, 2 recensioner
The Long Sword (2014) 58 exemplar, 1 recension
Tyrant: King of the Bosporus (2011) 58 exemplar, 2 recensioner
Poseiden's Spear (2012) 52 exemplar, 1 recension
Tyrant: Destroyer of Cities (2013) 42 exemplar
A Song of War (2016) 40 exemplar, 5 recensioner
The Great King (Long War) (2013) 37 exemplar, 1 recension
Tyrant: Force of Kings (2014) 33 exemplar
The New Achilles (2019) 33 exemplar
Salamis (2015) 32 exemplar
Sword of Justice (Chivalry) (2018) 28 exemplar
The Green Count (Chivalry) (2017) 27 exemplar
Castillion (2012) 23 exemplar, 1 recension
Hawkwood's Sword (2021) 20 exemplar
Storming Heaven (2023) 20 exemplar, 1 recension
The Rage of Ares (Long War 6) (2015) 20 exemplar
The Last Greek (2020) 17 exemplar
Ingen titel 1 exemplar
3 Stories 1 exemplar
Leon's story 1 exemplar
Gifts of the Magi 1 exemplar

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Art of War: Anthology for Charity (2018) — Bidragsgivare — 45 exemplar, 1 recension
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Namn enligt folkbokföringen
Cameron, Christian Gordon
Andra namn
Cameron, Miles
Kent, Gorden
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Rockport, Massachusetts, USA
Iowa City, Iowa, USA
Rochester, New York, USA
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
University of Rochester
University of Toronto
McQuaid Jesuit High School, Rochester, New York, USA
intelligence officer
historical novelist
Cameron, Kenneth (father)
Cameron, Sarah (wife)
Cameron, Beatrice (daughter)
United States Navy
Kort biografi
Christian Gordon Cameron (born August 16, 1962) is a Canadian novelist, who was educated and trained as both an historian and a former career officer in the US Navy. His best-known work is the ongoing historical fiction series Tyrant, which by 2009 had sold over 100,000 copies.
Christian Cameron also uses the pen name Miles Cameron.  However, because there is another author who is also named Miles Cameron, the two pages should not be combined; the books written as "Miles Cameron" have been aliased to this page. Gordon Kent is the joint pseudonym of Kenneth M. Cameron and Christian Cameron.



I loved the first book. I was completely engrossed. Second onwards it started being repetitive. By third I lost interest midway ( when pages were written on how Blanche starts alloting rooms). Here are the reasons for me to lose interest.
1. A seemingly invincible and knowledgeable enemy like Thorn does dumb stuff .
2. An even stronger enemy Ash - ditto
3. Sub plots that I just couldn't connect to like Peter
4. Pages and pages written on stuff where authors shows his knowledge of what it takes for a person, group , army to travel. Unfortunately it's not at all interesting forva person like me.
Maybe it was because I read these books after Makaan reread but I doubt it. So three unfinished series for me - sword of truth and Inheritance Cycle being the other two.
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badhethaakur | 3 andra recensioner | Jun 17, 2024 |
It's traditional epic fantasy, with a world inspired in feudal Europe, threatened by the expansion of the Wild, which is like a magical force of wild nature and the fey realm (think like one of those huge, enchanted forests and hordes of creatures within). In that context, the north of one kingdom is invaded by the Wild. While the kingdom tries to muster its forces to respond to the invasion, an ancient fortress in the northern forests, inhabited by an order of nuns, hires a mercenary force to help defend their fortress. The Red Knight who gives the first book its title is the leader of that mercenary force.

The author is a historian and former officer in the US Navy who belongs to a historical reenactor group. Before writing epic fantasy, he wrote historical novels. All that shows in the style, with many details about military issues and medieval life.

The story is told with a number of point of view characters, in alternate chapters. There are probably too many point of view characters, and I felt the story was interesting but a bit too long, wordy and slow at times. In the end, it was a fine read, but I had to wonder if it was worth spending so many hours on it. At least it works (more or less) as a standalone, because the idea of reading the whole saga is too much for me.
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jcm790 | 17 andra recensioner | May 26, 2024 |
2.5 stars. Actually didn't quite finish; his literally blow-by-blow career, while well-written, palled on me eventually, especially when I realized this tome was just the first part of a series.
Abcdarian | 2 andra recensioner | May 18, 2024 |
This book was good, but not incredible. Some of its flaws: (i) the characters, while interesting and likable, were not as deep as I think the author was hoping for (ii) the subplots didn't often progress in an interesting manner, even if the progressed in the sense that they followed the main storyline (i.e. things like the romance angle, the relationship between the queen and the magus, the reason for the sossag being in the book were introduced and then not developed, which was a bit awkward) (iii) the perspective switching was fine, but inconsistent. Sometimes the author would tell you when he was switching to someone new, sometimes not.

Overall, I'll read the next one, and hope it's as good or better!
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mrbearbooks | 17 andra recensioner | Apr 22, 2024 |



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