I’ve been head down at the keyboard, doing my best to catch up on not only my writing but the editing projects that have been backlogged for much too long. The writing is back on track, fortunately, and the editing is getting there. I’m hopeful that everything will be caught up within the next two weeks.

In the meantime, Slay Bells Ring will be going live for purchase later this week as an e-book. Print copies of it and Nocturnal Challenge (Nocturnal Lives Book 4) should be available for purchase near the first of the month. The link will take you to the e-book.

Also, the third book of the Honor and Duty series will be winging its way off to Amazon later today for approval for pre-orders. As soon as it goes live, I will post and update. I have a working copy of the cover and, yes, it will be finalized during the pre-order time frame.  But it will work for the pre-orders.

What I discovered writing this draft was that my thoughts at the end of Duty from Ashes (Honor and Duty Book 2) were right. It was going to take at least two more books to tie up this story arc. I foresee one more book in the immediate story arc. After that, well, there are more stories with these characters and others that want to be written.

Anyway, here is the draft version of the cover for Honor from Ashes. Text about the series, etc., still needs to be added and the lettering needs some work. But this will give you the general idea.

honor from ashes draft 3

The original image can be found here and and is © by NextMars.

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  1. Bill S
    Posted January 11, 2016 at 12:06 pm | Permalink

    Hi Amanda,
    Looking forward to the new Ashes book. Thanks too for posting the cover, Covers of books I’ve read (current year) become part of my screen saver and the larger pics (like the one you posted) work best.

    Hugs and prayers

    • Posted January 11, 2016 at 1:27 pm | Permalink

      Thanks, Bill. I’m very excited about the book and looking forward to seeing what you and others think about it.

  2. Paul (Drak Bibliophile) Howard
    Posted January 15, 2016 at 9:47 am | Permalink

    Is it safe to ask about where Slay Bells Ring is? [Nervous Smile]

    • Posted January 15, 2016 at 10:16 am | Permalink

      Hit real life. It will get uploaded later today. So look for it tonight or in the morning. I’ll announce when it is live.

  3. Paul (Drak Bibliophile) Howard
    Posted January 15, 2016 at 10:36 am | Permalink

    Real Life can be a pain in the rear. [Frown]

    Take care. [Smile]

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