So after I finished Noble Courage, I really struggled with the next book. My initial plan was to begin the book many years in the future and my fans made it clear that was NOT what they wanted.
So as I floundered for about eight months on the first few paragraphs of the book, I was getting emails about when people could expect the next book. I was seriously frustrated. With working more than 40 hours a week, there was no way I could pump out a whole novel in four months. (did I mention I had a house of five boys at the time?) There was just no time.
And so it happened, I quit my job. I stayed home for one month between jobs and in that time, I wrote this little prequel that translates into about 150 pages. It was first started as a series of short stories for the Amazon Shorts program. I had part one done and part two started. But after I had published the first two with them, they dissolved the program. I was at a loss.
I kept writing those little stories and eventually, I put out the collection of them that defines the way life was before Noble Courage began. The number one question I was asked after people read Noble Courage was how did Vatric end up the way he was. I wanted to give some background to my characters because every story has to have a beginning!
I think the story is very cool. Believe me, it was difficult to get times, events, and ages to all match up in hind sight. But if you read Noble Courage first, it is fun to see the puzzle all come together.
So yesterday, I put the book on Amazon Kindle. It has NEVER been made into an ebook before so this will be great fun! It does run for free downloads until Monday so go pick it up! I thank you so much for reading, you will never know how much it means to me that you take the time to escape to my world!
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