Eric Nylund
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Eric Nylund

Eric Nylund is a New York Times bestselling and World Fantasy Award nominated author of sixteen novels including HALO: THE FALL OF REACH and the LitRPG novel, HERO OF THERA.

For 15 years, Nylund's day job was making video games. He attended the 1994 Clarion West Writer's Workshop and has a Bachelor's degree in chemistry and a Master's degree in theoretical chemical physics. He lives in the Pacific Northwest with his family on a rain-drenched mountain.

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Best Sellers

    • HALO: The Fall of Reach

    • HALO, Book 1
    • By: Eric Nylund
    • Narrated by: Todd McLaren
    • Length: 11 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 521
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 468
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 467

    The 26th century. Humanity has expanded beyond Earth’s system to hundreds of planets that colonists now call home. But the United Earth Government and the United Nations Space Command is struggling to control this vast empire....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The book is great the audiobook is eh

    • By christopher statton on 01-02-19

    Regular price: $22.67

    • HALO: First Strike

    • HALO, Book 3
    • By: Eric Nylund
    • Narrated by: Todd McLaren
    • Length: 11 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 236
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 215
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 214

    It's 2552. The theocratic military alliance known as the Covenant is showing no mercy as it continues to assault every human world it encounters, but in the way lies humanity’s greatest champion, the supersoldier Spartan John-117 - the Master Chief....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • One of the stronger Halo books in the series

    • By Bryan on 05-23-19

    Regular price: $22.67

    • HALO: Ghosts of Onyx

    • HALO, Book 4
    • By: Eric Nylund
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Davis
    • Length: 11 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 208
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 187
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 187

    While the Master Chief defends a besieged Earth and the myriad factions of the Covenant continue their crusade to eliminate humanity, an ultra-secret cell of the Office of Naval Intelligence known as “Section Three” devises a plan to buy the UNSC vital time....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Loved this book

    • By William Farmer on 02-23-19

    Regular price: $22.67

    • A Thousand Drunken Monkeys: Book 2 in the Hero of Thera Series

    • By: Eric Nylund
    • Narrated by: Jeff Hays
    • Length: 11 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 327
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 307
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 307

    The Kingdom of Thera is a crossroads to many worlds and realities. Here a secret war between the gods plays out via their proxy mortal champions. These player-champions use all the augmented-reality interfaces and game mechanics that role-playing and video gamers know and love....   

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Great continuation, Fast paced Adventure LitRPG

    • By Tory Wilson on 05-08-19

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Hero of Thera

    • By: Eric Nylund
    • Narrated by: Jeff Hays
    • Length: 11 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 709
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 685
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 682

    Be a hero in the ultimate game....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • MORE!

    • By Arthur on 08-15-17

    Regular price: $24.95

    • HALO: Evolutions

    • Essential Tales of the Halo Universe
    • By: Karen Traviss, Eric Nylund, Tobias Buckell
    • Narrated by: Holter Graham, Jen Taylor, Steve Downs, and others
    • Length: 15 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 72
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 66
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 66

    This collection of 11 stories dives into the depths of the vast Halo universe, not only from the perspective of those who fought and died to save humanity, but also from those who vowed to wipe it out of existence....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • voice actors

    • By Nathaniel F. on 02-08-19

    Regular price: $22.67

    • The Resisters

    • Book 1
    • By: Eric Nylund
    • Narrated by: Peter Berkrot
    • Length: 5 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 8

    Twelve-year-old Ethan Blackwood has always known exactly what he wants - to win the state soccer championship, get into the best high school, and become an astronaut....

    Regular price: $17.99

    • Sterling Squadron

    • The Resisters, Book 2
    • By: Eric Nylund
    • Narrated by: Peter Berkrot
    • Length: 6 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 7

    The Resisters need more pilots like Ethan, kids who aren’t afraid to think for themselves....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • a worthy sequel

    • By Josie on 04-19-12

    Regular price: $19.99

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