Thursday, October 20, 2016

2016 Week #42 Update

Book 4 in my Watchbearers series came out this week, and I want to express my deep gratitude to early reviewers Sharon, John in the UK, and popular Canadian book blogger Jonel for posting their appraisals of Prohibited Activities.  (And if you are interested in receiving advanced copies of my new releases, contact me to receive a free review e-copy of one of my earlier books, and we’ll take it from there.)  Also, congratulations to Antoaneta in Bulgaria, Andrea in Croatia, Bonnie in North Carolina, and Laura in the UK on winning copies of Prohibited Activities in my latest Goodreads giveaway.  I hope they enjoy it!
    As for me, I’ve started in on the rewrite of chapter 3 of Enemies of the Batsu (Miraibanashi Book 2) and I’ve written more than 15% of the first draft of Endurance of the Free (Miraibanashi Book 3.)  I’m really looking forward to finishing the trilogy so you can read these books, which I think and hope will be my best yet.

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Prohibited Activities Available

Today marks the official release of Watchbearers Book 4!  A Matt and Page Jazz Age adventure you’re sure to enjoy, an exciting romp through the roaring twenties.
    Visit Amazon to get the trade paperback or the Kindle e-book.  The e-book edition is also available at Apple iTunes, Barnes and Noble, Kobo, and the subscription service Scribd, as well as from other online vendors.  And the paperback is also available at Barnes and Noble and other online shops, as well as (probably) by special order from your local bookstore.
COURTING their way through the nineteen twenties, time-travelers Matt and Page just want to enjoy the Jazz Age, but between corrupt cops and agitating anarchists, their concern quickly turns to making it to the thirties…

Thursday, October 13, 2016

2016 Week #41 Update

Many thanks to Goodreads giveaway winner Susan for her reviews of Certain Hypothetical and Threat Multiplication!  I’m still just getting going on the rewrite of Enemies of the Batsu (Miraibanashi Book 2) but I’ve started in on the second chapter.  And as for Endurance of the Free (Miraibanashi Book 3) I’m over 10% of the way through the first draft.  Hopefully the pace will pick up a bit on both once the launch of Prohibited Activities (Tuesday!!!) is in the rearview mirror.
    And I was able to find a good teaser sentence from my work this week that (hopefully) isn’t (too) spoilery.  But since Seiko had accumulated so much intimate experience writing subroutines for the Gaku-net—thanks to the work the Batsu had given her recently—it would be her responsibility to craft the code upon which all their hopes would rest.

Thursday, October 6, 2016

2016 Week #40 Update

This has been a bit of a transition week as I’ve been proofing Prohibited Activities and taking care of a lot of the little details surrounding its upcoming release.  I reviewed my notes on the changes I need to make with Enemies of the Batsu, organized my thoughts and started in, but I’ve only gotten partway through the rewrite of chapter 1.  I also began on the first draft of Endurance of the Free (Miraibanashi Book 3, which will complete the trilogy) and wrote at least 5% of that.  And I feel as if I’ve gotten off to a good start.
    Though because none of you have had the opportunity to read Book 2 yet, I couldn’t find a teaser sentence that wouldn’t spoil that story for you, so you’ll have to do without one this week.  And maybe for the foreseeable future, as I really don’t want to ruin your reaction to the end of Enemies of the Batsu.  Or the beginning of Book 3.

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