Tannhäuser Novels

Enter the world of Tannhäuser through a series of thrilling novels! In this war-torn alternate history, the world has always been at war. The Union battles ferociously against the European Reich, while the Russian Matriarchy and the Japanese Empire make their own plays for power. In EnigmaOperation: Night Eagle, and Rising Sun, Falling Shadows, you can transport yourself to this dark universe, joining armies and heroes in a battle for the future of all mankind!

Enigma

The year is 1954, and in a dark and violent alternate history, the Great War never ended. The free nations have joined together to form the Union under the keen leadership of President Thomas Edison, while the lands of the European Reich lie under a cloud of demonic darkness. Meanwhile, the mighty Matriarchy, thanks to the mystical technology of Nikolai Tesla, has ushered in a new age of gods; and in the Far East, Emperor Meiji has united Japan once more. Its armies now march toward the mainland to join the struggle for power. Balance will never be found while the war still rages, for there can be only one victor. That victory will determine the fate of man.

But when the occult-obsessed Reich unveils a weapon with the power to grant its army demonic powers, RAF pilot Nick Cross and special agent Caitlin “Hoax” Lambsbury must join forces with unlikely allies to capture the device at any cost. In the face of overwhelming odds, can these two agents survive long enough to complete their mission? Prepare for a gripping battle to determine the fate of the world in Enigma, a Tannhäuser novel by James Swallow!

Operation: Night Eagle

The year is 1949, and in a dark and violent alternate history, the Great War never ended. The forces of the Reich, led by the occult-obsessed Kaiser, have sold their souls to demonic powers as they scour the earth in search of paranormal weaponry. Meanwhile, President Edison has sanctioned the use of potent alien technology recovered at Roswell, in hopes of aiding the beleaguered Union in its fight against tyranny. This is the world of Tannhäuser.

But now, a series of events has been set in motion that could tip the balance of power forever. When the occult-obsessed Reich sets its sights on an ancient artifact held in Washington, D.C.’s Smithsonian Castle, the ruthless Hermann Von Heïzinger plans an unprecedented raid on U.S. soil...and only Major John MacNeal and the elite soldiers of the 42nd Marines stand before them. There’s more to this mission than meets the eye, however. Why has the enigmatic Matriarchy mobilized its forces? And to whom is the mysterious mercenary Wolf truly loyal? Prepare for an epic battle that will rage deep into America’s heartland!

Rising Sun, Falling Shadows

The year is 1954, and in a dark and violent alternate history, the Great War never ended. The forces of the Reich, led by the occult-obsessed Kaiser, have sold their souls to demonic powers as they scour the earth in search of paranormal weaponry. Meanwhile, President Edison has sanctioned the use of potent alien technology recovered at Roswell, in hopes of aiding the beleaguered Union in its fight against tyranny. As the war rages on, can anything – or anyone – tip the balance of power?

Enter the Shogunate, a far-eastern warrior sect with their own shadowy agenda. When a small force led by “The Daimyo” Iroh Minamoto sets out toward the evergreen peninsula of Kamchatka, Union Major John McNeal and the 42nd Marines must discover their plans before it’s too late. But to make matters worse, the nefarious Hermann Von Heïzinger of the Reich’s Obscura Korps seems to be in league with the Shogunate. Can the elite soldiers of the 42nd beat the Shogunate task force to Kronotskaya Sopka, the active volcano in the heart of a verdant wilderness? And what ancient powers will they unearth within its molten heart? The race is on to control a weapon that could finally bring the Great War to its climactic end!

Rising Sun, Falling Shadows is a gripping novel based in the war-torn alternate history of Tannhäuser. Fans of the action-packed tactical board game will find favorite characters brought vividly to life, and newcomers will be drawn into a war-torn world where science and the supernatural clash to determine the fate of humanity.

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