Things have been busy, for all the lack of general updates. I’m a contributor to the latest SOFREP ebook, The ISIS Solution, available for pre-order on Amazon. This was a short-fuse project; between about five of us, we got it knocked out in about a week.
Here’s the cover:
It comes out on November 18.
Meanwhile, I’m working on the next Jed Horn story, Nightmares, set some time before A Silver Cross and a Winchester. This will be the story of Jed’s introduction to the Order and his first “case.” I think it’s coming along a little bit more cohesively than the first, personally.
The next Praetorian book, tentatively titled Hard Target, is also in the works; the research phase has begun. This one’s going to be complicated. (I know, it’s not like the others are…) Jeff and his team are going somewhere a little less dry, although just as hot, and the players are a little more diverse this time. I don’t want to give too much away, but this one will be touching on things a little bit more global in scope.
I’ve also started outlining a science fiction story. It actually jumped out at me while re-working a concept I’ve been bouncing around for about fifteen years now. It’ll be a bit of a departure from my usual; no gunfights, but there will be plenty of danger and tension nevertheless. It’ll be coming after Nightmares and Hard Target, so it’ll be a while yet.
The launch giveaway has ended, and the winners are:
Grand Prize: Logan Humenik
Signed Copies of Alone and Unafraid: Dave Compton and Randall Long
I’m having a little giveaway to celebrate the launch of Alone and Unafaraid, starting at midnight tonight and running through midnight on August 27th. The grand prize winner will receive a signed copy of each American Praetorians book. Two other winners will receive a signed copy of Alone and Unafraid.
Additionally, all hats, caps and patches are 25% off, until the end of the giveaway. Use the coupon code HillBilly at checkout.
So, Kindle Direct Publishing recently instituted Kindle pre-orders for independent publishers. This means that at least for the electronic versions, I can actually set a release date. While a little bit further out would probably help more, I’m still figuring this out, and I’m sure some of you (based on some of the comments I’ve been getting) are getting a little impatient.
So, without further ado, the pre-order for the Kindle edition of Alone and Unafraid is live. It will release on August 26th. I’m hoping to have the paperback out then as well, give or take a day; we’ll have to see how the proof comes out.
The pre-order page: http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00MVWR67U
This book will also be enrolled in Kindle Matchbook, meaning that if you buy the paperback (once it’s out, obviously), you can get the Kindle version at a reduced price.
You may notice that the Gear and Signed Books pages are no longer to be found on WordPress. They have officially been moved to a new site, which allows for better inventory control and shipping (especially international shipping). In short, it’s much better for e-commerce. Head over and take a look by either clicking on the new link to the right or following this link: www.americanpraetorians.weebly.com.
You can pre-order your signed copy of Alone and Unafraid there now!
First things first; we have a cover. Still a work in progress, but it’s pretty close to finalized at this point.
My friend Dave Reeder has also posted his early review of the book to RECOIL’s website: