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Hurry Up, Damn It!

November 21, 2017 1 comment

I swear to God, the Japanese economy expands faster than ACX can release an audio book!

WHEN THO????

 

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Break

September 29, 2017 3 comments

Hey folks,

I’ve cancelled the release of Earthfall 2 for a couple of reasons, mostly because I’m not happy with it and also because I’m in the midst of some real world issues that need immediate attention. As such, I’ll be withdrawing from social media and the like for a time, as I have a lot to contend with and need to remain focused on what’s before me. Alas, that includes putting projects on indefinite hold until I get things squared away.

The audio book release of The Last Town is complete, and once I review it will be released through the normal channels. Aside from that and some corrective work that’s being done by R.C. Bray on These Dead Lands: Immolation, it’ll be a while before I get back on track and back in the game. Until then, y’all just continue to have fun without me. 🙂

Categories: Writing

THESE DEAD LANDS: IMMOLATION Audio Book Now On Sale!

September 19, 2017 4 comments

You read it here first, folks…These Dead Lands: Immolation is now available on audio!

Here’s the product description:

The United States of America is falling before the armies of the dead. Leading the sole survivors of the US Army’s 10th Mountain Division out of the overrun city of New York, Captain Phil Hastings heads for the safety of Fort Indiantown Gap, a National Guard training facility deep in the woodlands of Pennsylvania.

Joining with other remnants of the military, government, and civilian communities, Hastings and his men must try to keep the tsunami of corpses from taking over the world and plan the resurrection of the nation.

But first, they have to outlast the ravages of the dead…and the living.

Narrated by the great R.C. Bray, this one’s a doozy! Pick it up wherever you buy your audio books–should be everywhere by now!

EARTHFALL 2: A Bit of a Tiff

September 9, 2017 1 comment

“Not part of the deal, General,” Mulligan said. “This is as far as you go.”

Benchley looked up at the towering sergeant major. An icy smile slowly spread its way across his face, and Andrews caught a glimpse of what Benchley must’ve been like as a younger man: tough as nails, and ready to prove it.

“That’s funny, an enlisted man telling me what I can do,” Benchley said, though there was no humor in his voice. “I mean, here I am, an honest to God general officer. And you think you can tell me what to do, Mulligan? If I remember my military hierarchy, you’re what? Eleven stations down the food chain from me?”

“Sir, this isn’t your job to do,” Mulligan said.

“The fuck it isn’t!” Benchley roared, the fury in his voice mirrored by the expression on his face. Andrews had never seen the Old Man so energized before, and it was both an awesome and fearsome sight. “You back up right now, Sergeant Major, and you do it God damned fast!”

“Marty,” Mulligan said, “this is for me to do.”

“Make a hole,” Benchley growled. “Make it wide.”

“General—” Andrews looked from Benchley to Mulligan. “Sarmajor… listen, you can’t do this by yourself. I’ll go. I can do whatever you need me to do, and hey, I’m replaceable.”

Benchley turned his withering glare toward him. “Andrews—”

“Captain, I appreciate the sentiment, but this is something I have to do,” Mulligan said. “You have a rig to command. You need to stay here.”

“Lieutenant Eklund is quite capable of operating the SCEV, Sarmajor,” Andrews said.

“This is getting stupid fast. I’m doing this.” Mulligan peered down at Benchley. “Alone.”

“This is Old Guard business, and you are not alone in this,” Benchley said. “I realize I’m only a lowly infantryman, Green Beret, but my withered old ass is following you out that airlock. Suck it up, soldier. It doesn’t happen any other way.”

The two men stared each other down for a long moment. Then Mulligan finally gave a curt nod. “Hooah.” He backed out of the doorway, and Benchley hauled himself out of the co-pilot seat.

“Sir,” Andrews started.

“Son, you’re ruining a perfect opportunity to shut up,” Benchley snapped. “Just do your job, and keep your mouth shut. Understood?”

“Sir, you shouldn’t be going out there.”

Benchley leaned toward Andrews with such speed and ferocity that Andrews snapped his head back. He truly thought the Old Man was going to head-butt him, but instead he stopped when his face was only an inch away.

“Boy? When I tell you to shut up, it’s not a suggestion. This engagement is over, and you lost. Questions?”

Andrews felt his face grow hot from the anger he felt, but he knew how things were going to end up if he persisted. Having both a major general and a command sergeant major rat-fucking you at the same time was never the best way to make a name for yourself.

“No, General. No questions,” Andrews said, his voice tight.

8/16/2017

August 14, 2017 4 comments

The Last Town: A Novel of the Zombie Apocalypse will be released early, on August 16th. For those who read the serial, this might not be a must-have; 95% of the content is the same as the original, just smoothed out and shined up. Paperback release to follow soon; will keep those interested updated.

Moving forward!

EARTHFALL 2 Available for Pre-Sale

August 1, 2017 1 comment

Breaking news–Earthfall 2: The Mission Continues is now available for pre-sale. Interested parties can click the ol’ link below to get in line for some more post-apocalypse lunacy with Andrews, Mulligan, and the rest of the Harmony Base crew! Scheduled for release on September 29, 2017.

 

Final Cover for The Last Town: A Novel of the Zombie Apocalypse

Probably the fastest commissioned custom cover art and finishing work I’ve ever had. Working off Dorothy Hwee’s art, Jeroen ten Berge did another customary fantastic job. He told me he had been planning to take the day off, but found my request too good to pass up. It’s vendors like these which make a guy’s life easier, I tell you!

I’ll advance the release date due to this rather stunning work, but more on that later.