Vladimir Duran


Vladimir Duran is a man who loves a good story no matter what form it takes. He’s into everything from comics, manga and anime to the epic poets and classic cinema. A good story is a good story is a good story. Vladimir lives in New York City where he pretends to be a legal clerk when he would rather be writing. He spends his free time Drawing and Playing Mass Effect. He also likes to build magic systems based on classical philosophy.

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Black Lion
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 28,050. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Burning Stone, the wizard city of flame, has fallen. Before the long night is done demons will make the city theirs. A new Necropolis to plague the world. Alone and without magic, two wizards born of Burning Stone make their way through the blood-soaked labyrinthine streets. A young girl desperately searching for her mother and a man in black who’s come to bring the city peace.
King's Knight
Series: A Rising Knight, Book 4. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 65,580. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Coming of age
Wriath is coming and war is coming with him. Vlad has walked three journeys on his path to becoming a Harrower, a King’s Knight. And they have all lead back to the wizard world. To the place he had been an outcast freak, a hated reminder of days gone by and terrifying signpost of things to come. Now its time for him to become something far more dangerous, a man with noting to lose.
Carnage (Remastered)
Series: Everything That Has an End, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 6,370. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
A legend is made the moment you deiced the cost is worth the journey. The moment you decided your life is worth fighting for, bleeding for, and killing for. This is the moment Vlad will choose between murderer or victim. This is the moment the legend of the Wraith begins. Could you live with the choice?
Series: Fell Lords, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 16,460. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Before the Blood Ocean and the Fall that came after, the Harrower Knights, the Deathwings, ruled the sky. Sent on a grave mission in the midst of a desperate battle, one Knight will find her moment. With the fate of her legion and a city hanging in the balance will she be able to seize it? In an age of Heroes how do you rise to the top? You do what no one else can do.
Destruction's Children
Series: A Rising Knight, Book 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 57,140. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Why do you fight? Why do you pay the price? Destruction’s Children brings the war home for the Knights of the revolution. Jackal is forced to relive his mother’s brutal death while Olga dreams of getting blood on her hands. Vlad reaches a pivotal point when forced to confront reality, there is always someone better. What do you do when you can’t see the way forward anymore? Make one up.
Born for War
Series: A Rising Knight, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 45,610. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(5.00 from 1 review)
A Rising Knight: Volume 2 What’s the difference between a soldier and a warrior? What’s the difference between those who live in the world and those who shape it? Power. Pain. Purpose. Arrogance. Rage. Fearlessness. Determination. Welcome back to the fight, it’s missed you.
Everything that has an End (Color Variant B)
Series: A Rising Knight, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 38,910. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(5.00 from 1 review)
A Rising Knight Vol1 He was a killer by fifteen, a warrior by sixteen, a revolutionary by seventeen, a legend by eighteen, he won't live to be nineteen. If you knew fire and death awaited would you still take that first step? These are Steps he will take to define his destiny. He will be born in darkness and baptized in blood. Choose a name and standard. Spit at the feet of god and slay angels.

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Latest book: Bad Education. Published August 9, 2016.

Smashwords book reviews by Vladimir Duran

  • Sibling Lust: In the Fold on June 08, 2012

    This was a pretty good read. The action was engaging and descriptive without being overly clinical. The back story might have actually been a little to engaging. It’s really interesting but the story ends without it getting any resolution. If that’s because it’s part of a series then I’m looking forward to the next chapter.
  • Ultra on April 06, 2013

    I read the story that comes right after this one because it was free and had to go back and read the first. The sex is hot and very detailed but now I really want to know where the larger story is going. It's got a crossover event feel to it.
  • Prophet on April 06, 2013

    This really reminded me of the killing joke but mixed in with under the the red hood. I'm intrigued. I'll have to but the one that takes place before this one.
  • Coconut Milk on April 06, 2013

    Oddly romantic but very detailed and sexy.
  • Shared Bath on April 06, 2013

    I wish there was a girl like this in real life.
  • Princess Brides on April 06, 2013

    Sweetly romantic but with some really nice hardcore BDSM moments.
  • Blindfolded on April 06, 2013

    I didn't know what to expect with a story that had no sense of sight for most of it but the author pulled it off.
  • Seven Deadly Sins on April 07, 2013

    Awesome! Like a sampler pack of erotica. A little bit of everything.