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Michael G. Manning

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Michael Manning was born in Cleveland, Texas and spent his formative years there, reading fantasy and science fiction, concocting home grown experiments in his backyard, and generally avoiding schoolwork.

Eventually he went to college, starting at Sam Houston State University, where his love of beer blossomed and his obsession with playing role-playing games led him to what he calls 'his best year ever' and what most of his family calls 'the lost year'.

Several years and a few crappy jobs later, he decided to pursue college again and was somehow accepted into the University of Houston Honors program (we won't get into the particulars of that miracle). This led to a degree in pharmacy and it followed from there that he wound up with a license
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Michael G. Manning I'm working on 'Centyr Dominance' now, the book that follows Thornbear. It focuses on Moira and should be ready around the end of this year.

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I'm working on 'Centyr Dominance' now, the book that follows Thornbear. It focuses on Moira and should be ready around the end of this year.

The Betrayer's Bane, the final book in the Embers of Illeniel series should be coming out around the middle of 2016, probably in the Summer.(less)
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This question has come up frequently, more so as my world has grown and new series have been added. So I figured I’d lay out a guide for it.

First, I’ll make clear the chronology for newcomers. The books farthest back in the past in my universe, are the novels in the Embers of Illeniel Series: The Mountains Rise (1), The Silent Tempest (2), and Betrayer’s Bane (3). These books take place roughly... Read more of this blog post »
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The Severed Realm by Michael G. Manning
"This story is an intense nail-biting, teeth grinding, gut wrenching page turner with an ending that makes you want the next book ASAP! Mordecai, as usual, rushes to do the right thing and is caught in a web of deceit. His own son is used against h..." Read more of this review »
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"Awesome as usual!

This is a series you can't help but like. I would highly recommend this to anyone who is even remotely interested in fantasy."
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Love all the books anD this one is no exception can't wait for the next one
saint wait to see what happens next with the illenials
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“Stupid never dies.”
Michael G. Manning

“The key word is shouldn’t,” he said grimly. “It isn’t a word I like to hear when it comes to battle. That word has killed more men than any other word, except perhaps one.” He waited for my inevitable question. I sighed and asked, “What word is that?” “Charge,” he replied with a smile.”
Michael G. Manning, The Line of Illeniel

“Quite a bit of his swearing was pure nautical genius.”
Michael G. Manning, The Line of Illeniel

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“Stupid never dies.”
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“A human being should be able to change a diaper, plan an invasion, butcher a hog, conn a ship, design a building, write a sonnet, balance accounts, build a wall, set a bone, comfort the dying, take orders, give orders, cooperate, act alone, solve equations, analyze a new problem, pitch manure, program a computer, cook a tasty meal, fight efficiently, die gallantly. Specialization is for insects.”
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“Without power, knowledge is useless. without knowledge, faith is tyranny. Without understanding, humanity is blind, and without all four, it is doomed.”
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“Women and cats will do as they please, and men and dogs should relax and get used to the idea.”
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