Cover Reveal: An Imperial Gambit

Oct 10, 2018 by Jeffrey L. Kohanek
The third installment of the Wardens of Issalia series is finished and in the final stages of editing. The print version of An Imperial Gambit releases on December 13th, and the eBook drops on December 26th. As you might guess by the amazing cover below (thanks J. Caleb Design!), this title is loaded with action, suspense, and magic. The book synopsis is included below as well. I'd love to hear what you think of the cover.

Best Wishes,

A conflict of ideals - magic versus fire-powered weapons. The fate of Issalia hangs in the balance. 
A new Empire has risen to power. Already in control of the east coast, the Imperial Army sets its sights on Issalia's western kingdoms. Tensions rise as both sides prepare for war.

What deadly weapon will the Empire develop next?

Brandt and Quinn are espions - part spy, part thief, part assassin. Under false identities, these spies find themselves deeply entrenched within Empire headquarters. There, they gather information, seeking a means to foil the Empire's plans for conquest.

One misstep by either warden could result in death - their own and thousands of others.

They are joined by a small squad of fellow wardens:
  • Wildcats - warriors trained to fight while powered by magic 
  • Rangers - experts in nature, these archers scout enemy forces 
  • Gadgeteers - engineers who invent magic-powered machines and weapons 
  • Arcanists - those who can wield Chaos - a destructive, rune-based magic 
Driven by the core belief that Chaos magic is evil, the Empire seeks to stamp out this scourge. If victorious, Chaos will be outlawed. Those who can wield it...will be executed.

The wardens must stop this Imperial gambit.