Christopher Schmitz

Books

The Pale Gunner (The Godmaker Saga pt1)
Series: The Esfah Sagas, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,120. Language: English. Originally Published: May 10, 2024 by Christopher Schmitz. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
When Hirthak rescues a gnomish inventor from slave-takers in the marshes near Karakto, he is given a strange gift: a magic set of pistols. Unlike the kind used by the lava elves in their wars against the other races, these require neither ball shot nor powder. After stumbling upon a village being savaged by raiders, Hirthak brings his guns to bear upon his fellow goblins. Can the gunslinger...
Calling of the Champions
Series: The Esfah Sagas, Book 6. Pre-release—available May 22, 2024. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,050. Language: English. Published by Christopher Schmitz. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Fate draws our collective heroes together when the High Council of Lyandrica hosts a contest with a mound of highly coveted eldrymettalum as a prize—a treasure sure to draw the eyes of even the drider's forces in the Obsidian Grotto. But when a dragon attack derails the warriors, they meet their true enemy: Morvaine the Slave Taker… and she is one of Melkior's kind, a Dragonlord. While dragons...
The Sword of Aeschere
Series: The Esfah Sagas, Book 5. Pre-release—available May 22, 2024. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,930. Language: English. Published by Christopher Schmitz. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Lava elves are no strangers to death and destruction. For many, their connection to the god of Death and to Firiel, Goddess of Fire, practically demands it. For Aeschere, it comes with a high cost. Aeschere is plagued with a special connection to Firiel that he doesn't understand—one that comes with conscience! His own people were responsible for bringing war and violence to Esfah, but more...
Strength of the Gwich'in
Series: The Esfah Sagas, Book 3. Pre-release—available May 22, 2024. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,370. Language: English. Published by Christopher Schmitz. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
A human mage named Arfetsus travels with her companions through wild lands. She's the group of warriors' spellcaster and a member of the Gwich'in, the magical fellowship of human mystics... but she's never been more than a middling level mage. She and her fellow soldiers have been fighting nests of goblins when a vision of the gods and goddesses who control elemental magic comes over her...
Slow Burn
Series: The Esfah Sagas, Book 7. Pre-release—available May 22, 2024. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,400. Language: English. Published by Christopher Schmitz. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Esfah is home to many races of folk, but none have ever seen one like Elion—a secretive, wandering creature calling himself a firewalker, a warrior race which have only been spoken of in rumor these last few years... rumors linked the legacy of Davian Whisperwynd, a coral elf whose tale is soaked in blood. Secrets and legends play like shadow and flame in Elion's wake and he proves that his...
Bearer of the Shield
Series: The Esfah Sagas, Book 4. Pre-release—available May 22, 2024. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,170. Language: English. Published by Christopher Schmitz. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Klagend, son of the legendary dwarf and shield champion Irenicus, has no intention of following his father's footsteps. As a general of Gundakhor, Irenicus' ended up gunned down by the lava elves of the Obsidian Grotto. Klagend would not make that same mistake. When he has his father's shield repaired as an heirloom piece to honor the dwarf's memory he discovers it has a new and strong...
The Scales of Death
Series: The Esfah Sagas, Book 8. Pre-release—available May 22, 2024. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,800. Language: English. Published by Christopher Schmitz. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » Dark
En route to deal with a rogue dragon, the Gods'own escort a troop of traveling merchants when Melkior spots and recognizes the black drake. This is a creature he and the others watched die outside the hills near Lyandrica—there is no way the thing should be alive! When the Dragonlord's abilities prove ineffective against the thing, the heroes turn aside until they meet an unlikely ally...
Under Siege (The Godmaker Saga pt1)
Series: The Esfah Sagas, Book 9. Pre-release—available May 22, 2024. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,490. Language: English. Published by Christopher Schmitz. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
When the Gods'own Champions arrive at Gnomehome, they find the city already besieged by mercenary raiders hired by the Obsidian Grotto. Assassination plots are only just the beginning! Additional forces arrive on the heels of an enemy who's supposed to be dead. With goblin and lava elf mauraders joining the enemy vanguard, the heroes are hopelessly outnumbered. Even the gnomish Gremmloguard...
The Burning of Lurneville (The Godmaker Saga pt1)
Series: The Esfah Sagas, Book 10. Pre-release—available May 22, 2024. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,590. Language: English. Published by Christopher Schmitz. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
A promise made between kings—a pact made to save the gnomes—comes back to haunt the Gods'own. Now, with Lurneville plunged into flames Melkior, and Leisterbane finally draw steel against each other! With a strange dwarf bearing a book from beyond the grave arriving at the city, things are set in motion that not even the gods' Champions can resist. Their party is scattered and a game of...
The Pursuit of Madness
Series: The Esfah Sagas, Book 12. Pre-release—available May 24, 2024. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,370. Language: English. Published by Christopher Schmitz. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Elion returns on a trail of flames. With the ultimate traitor revealed and the remaining heroes falling one by one, a great battle unfolds upon the Raithlan Plains as the remaining Gods'own prepare for the fight of their lives… a fight that will cost them everything. Too many friends have fallen, but they absolutely must not yield to the monstrous creature their former friend has become. The...
Bastard of the Death God (The Godmaker Saga pt1)
Series: The Esfah Sagas, Book 11. Pre-release—available May 23, 2024. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,910. Language: English. Published by Christopher Schmitz. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
With members of the Gods'own dead, dying, or absent, Melkior makes a pact with a god and goes where only one mortal has ever traveled before. Using Drakyntatsu's Sphere, the book penned by the mad dwarf, Sabian, Melkior descends into Hell. He was cautioned to make no sound in the realm of the dead, but when the demonic shadow-things sense that flesh has entered their abode, Melkior is put to...
Black Dragons and Blue Elves (The Godmaker Saga pt1)
Series: The Esfah Sagas, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,240. Language: English. Originally Published: May 4, 2024 by TreeShaker Books. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The young world of Esfah is fraught with peril and war. As the empress of the Obsidian Grotto consolidates power in the north, heroes—Champions of the gods—rise to protect their peoples. Melkior stumbles onto a ring of slave-takers, wicked people hunting gnomes to work the forges of The Crooked Spine. When he meets a stubborn blue skinned elf, he learns she is King Silverleaf's daughter, and...
Ashes of Ailushurai
Series: The Esfah Sagas, Book 1. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 93,530. Language: English. Originally Published: January 28, 2024 by Christopher Schmitz. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Can this band of unlikely heroes prevent a second rise of the Black Tower and the lich's ravenous dragon?
Time of the Champions
Series: The Esfah Sagas, Book 4. Pre-release—available July 4, 2024. Price: $9.99 USD. Language: English. Published by Christopher Schmitz. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » Dark
As the god of Death expands his reach across Esfah, the remaining children of Ghaeial and almighty Tarvanehl raise up their chosen Champions… the first Gods'own! A gun-slinging goblin. A blessed human enchantress. The dwarven shield master. A stubborn coral elf princess and a remorseful lava elf. Together with a powerful eldarim dragonlord, they protect the realm. But the machinations of trog...
Soldier. Politician. Patriot. The Biography of Kyung Soon Chang
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 67,960. Language: English. Originally Published: June 12, 2023 by TreeShaker Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state, Nonfiction » Antiques & Collectibles » Pottery & ceramics » Asia / Korea
General Chang saved South Korea from Communism. Twice. Chang was Vice Speaker of the Korean National Assembly, under Chung-hee Park in 1963. Chang single-handedly saved his country from mortal danger by thwarting US National Security Advisor Henry Kissinger's covert operation to withdraw US troops from South Korea which would have handed over South Korea to Communist China.
Origins of the Cursed Duelist
Series: Curse of the Fey Duelist, Book 0. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,110. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2023 by Christopher Schmitz. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Fantasy » Dark
A human child falls into the hands of a fey warlord with aspirations to the unseelie throne. But when that child learns to fight and grows into a shadow-killer of the faewylds, old grudges flock home to roost.
A Kiss of Daggers
Series: Curse of the Fey Duelist, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 97,250. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2023 by Christopher Schmitz. Categories: Fiction » Urban, Fiction » Fairy tales, Fiction » Fantasy » Dark
Blood. Elves. And Duels. This is Arcadeax: a mystic land of honor, intrigue, and spellpunk arcana. A childhood tragedy trapped Remy Keaton in the faewylds with nothing but a blade forged by his need for vengeance. He doesn't remember his human life before that day but long ago learned the harsh ways of the seelie courts. When Remy rescues the daughter of a wealthy elven merchant from bandits he...
The Crow and the Troll
Series: Curse of the Fey Duelist. Price: Free! Words: 65,110. Language: English. Originally Published: March 23, 2023 by Christopher Schmitz. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » Dark
Can Remy defeat the oath that has bound him to the spider queen's service, or must he kill Lady Fenelope to satisfy the laws of his oath?