The WHOLE WORLD Revealed!!!

Behind, one and all, the most magnificent map of my fantastical realm by the most magnificent artist Dan Martin!  I’m quite pleased with it and hope it gives readers a good visual reference for the adventures of my characters.  The map will be included in Book 2 (both physical and ebook form) and I plan on updating Book 1 to contain it as well.

Without further ado, BEHOLD!!!!

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The End is Nigh!

Sorry for the silence of late, but I’ve been hard at work on the final stretch of The Wrath of Heroes.  I’m happy to say it is very nearly done, and I’m quite pleased with how it’s turned out.  Details on a release date will follow–I’m hoping for late May or early June.  I know that’s later than I’d hoped, but there were some real life complications as well as some major rewrites along the way.

In other exciting news, I’ve been working with a talented artist on a map for the book, which I’ll also insert in an updated version of What Remains of Heroes.  It, too, is nearly done, and I’ll post it here soon.

Anyway, thanks much for your patience.  Hopefully the payoff is worth the wait!

Cheers,

DB

 

I think I hear war drums…

Book Two, The Wrath of Heroes, is approaching.  I promise.  There’s big doings in the book and it’s been difficult to write but it is *this close* to being done.  Thanks to all the kind readers who’ve expressed interest and have been patient in following the series.  I don’t think this volume will disappoint.

Anyway, for those who’d not noticed or visited before, scroll down to take a peek at the cover or a gander at the first chapter.  Like I said, things are getting close and I’m excited to unleash this horrid beast upon the world.

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Ch-ch-ch-changes!

Sorry to borrow from the late, great David Bowie, but changes are in store. The cover for Book Two, The Wrath of Heroes, is changing. Why? I spotted a couple books in the wild that seemed too similar to the one I’d decided upon and I’d always preferred this one, anyway. Previously I’d taken my advice from a group of people (all of whom I love and respect), but, well, too many cooks in the kitchen, as they say. This is, after all, my name on the cover and I have to go with my gut.

Anyway, here it is. I like it a lot, and love associating a certain assassin/badass (uh, Karnag???) with a title like “The Wrath of Heroes.” If you have some thoughts, let me know. As for me I’m sold.

Cheers,

DB

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Book 2 is getting close to completion.

Okay, I don’t want to oversell or over-promise, but The Wrath of Heroes is really starting to come together. I’ve a few more chapters to write (those take me anywhere from a week to a month, depending on the muse) but the plot is in place and in shape and tons of shit happens in this book. I’m really excited about this one. I sure as hell hope you like it.

I need to check Amazon’s rules again, but if they allow it please watch this space for the first chapter soon.

Thanks again to all those many (patient) readers looking out for the book. I think you’ll like it.

Cheers,

DB

What the f@#k have you been doing???

If you’re one of those kind readers who pop in on this site from time to time, my guess is that might be the question you’d ask me. Well, the answer is, I hope, one you’ll be pleased to hear.

I’VE BEEN WRITING!!!

The Wrath of Heroes, Book Two of A Requiem for Heroes, is closing in on completion. I’m over 100,000 words and the end is in sight. Another couple of chapters for each POV character and we should be done. I’ve been doing heavy edits as well, so once I reach the end of the story the turnaround time for publishing should be brief.

Frankly, I have to say I feel it is a strong story. Lots of action, a few big twists, and my beta readers have been quite pleased. I feel–I hope–that it does not suffer from the usual “blah” one sees with middle books in fantasy trilogies.

Wanna see the cover? Check back soon and I’ll show you. And I’ll keep the updates a little more regular now that we’re getting toward the end of the book.

Cheers,

DB

An (overdue) update.

Happy Sunday everyone. I just wanted to check in and give a quick update to anyone planning on picking up Book Two, the dreaded middle child in A Requiem for Heroes.

The book is coming along quite well now after hitting a few snags that slowed progress. I’m well beyond the 2/3s mark and pushing hard for a fall release. I’m in the midst of writing some interesting twists now and am excited to get through the final chapters I have planned.

More news soon, so watch this space!

Cheers,

DB

Fancy a listen?

I’ve found most who’ve read my book never realized there was an audio version available. Who are these philistines, you ask? My reaction, precisely. Then I did a little digging and found Audible has continued to miscategorize the book as a horror novel despite several requests and temporary corrections. The problem is being remedied, and soon their site will indicate that What Remains of Heroes is, indeed, epic fantasy.

So, to reiterate: What Remains of Heroes is available as an audiobook!!! And it is epic fantasy!!! And the narrator, Andrew Tell, did an amazing job!!! And it’s available HERE!!!

Fancy a listen? Even a FREE Audible download? If so, drop your name and email address in the Comments section and I’ll forward a download code to the first three folks requesting. Don’t worry, I will not publish the comment so your privacy is secure.

Enjoy the sweet sounds of epic fantasy!

Cheers,

DB