Christopher Mangum


Christopher Mangum was born in Oakland, CA in the mid- 1970's to a taxi driver and a deeply literary housewife, and grew up in a home visited regularly by Hell's Angels and Hippies and other wandering souls of all types. A relatively quiet and introverted child, Christopher read voraciously (especially classic Science Fiction and Fantasy) and drew constantly. This was a great blessing, as the garden of his imagination was nurtured by brilliant writers from Tolkein to Anne McCaffrey, Peter S. Beagle to Asimov, Bradbury and Heinlein.
Nowadays, he works as a professional artist and oil painter. He holds a BFA in Illustration from Academy of Art University in San Francisco and his artwork has been exhibited and collected across the United States and by a few collectors in Europe.
The Hedge-Wizard's Commission is his first novel.
He lives in Concord, California with a greedy, self-absorbed chihuahua and a temperamental cat.

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the Hedge-Wizard's Commission
Series: the Death-God of Akrahmur. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 99,590. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Finnan the boy is only an apprentice wizard, and not a good one at that. But when the dark armies boil out of the ancient lands of Akrahmur in the mystery-shrouded East, he'll find himself pulled into the very heart of a great war fought by mighty warriors, wizards, necromancers and monsters birthed of dread magics. And the very fate of his world will be decided by the strength of his heart.

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