A couple of books come to mind, they may not hit on every point but I think they're close enough both are by Paul S. Kemp:
Hammer and the
I'll second Sriviner. Great program. Simple. Effective. Easy to use. Sounds perfect for what you're after RM.
1. Sounds like the Deathstalker series by Simon R. Green
2. No idea sorry
Yeah I'm going to have to agree with Wert. It didn't feel like LotR tone to me. But I will agree that Night Angel doesn't have the same tone as WoT
I'm almost finished with Michael J. Sullivan's The Rose and The Thorn, and, after having already read all of his other Riyria novels, I'm a bit sad to