A heist in Hell and an update on our giveaway
When I last visited your inbox last week, I pulled back the curtain to show you the drama going on behind the scenes, and just you wait. There's a lot more where that came from. But first, a few important announcements, then it’s back to the drama!
But first, I'm Ran, your fictional host for this newsletter, and I co-star in the Curse Breaker series.
You first meet me in Curse Breaker Enchanted, and we're trying to give away 3650 copies by February 24, 2024 to honor the deceased sister of our Scribe who never got to read it. Melinda’s sister passed away 10 years ago this February. So we're also on a quest to get readers like you to read and review it too during that time frame.
To date, we’ve given away 707 copies! We’re 19.37% towards our goal. Thank you so much for spreading the word. It means the world to us.
Do you have any questions about our books or where certain characters or series are headed?
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We’re looking for questions for our Scribe, Melinda, to answer. We’re doing this for the fun of it, and we hope you’ll join us by filling out this form with all your burning questions!
We’re hoping to record the episode on October. So please get those questions in soon!
Last week, I showed you the cover art for Curse Breaker Books 4-6 and this week, take a look at the cover for Curse Breaker Books 7-9:
The hardcover omnibus version of Curse Breaker Books 7-9 will have a glossy dust jacket and case laminate cover. Both will have the same art. Plus it’s digitally signed by Melinda and bears the Queen of All Trees’ mark of approval. The ebook version of the ominus will also have the new art treatment too.
Don’t forget to head over to Kickstarter and click the notify me on launch button so you know when this campaign goes live.
According to the tracking id, the proofs we ordered of all 3 hardcover omnibuses should be here in a few days, so we’ll have pictures next week!
There’s some arguments about on the launch date. Melinda still wants to launch it on what would have been her sister’s 39th birthday on Sept. 27, but the rest of the cast wants to wait until Oct. 2 like we said in a previous email, so there’s enough time if we need to get the cover art adjusted.
So more on that in the next email. We’ll see who wins that argument when the proofs arrive.
We’re almost back to the drama. I just have one last announcement.
100% of Rogue Gods: Gateway to Hell is up on Kindle Vella. Meet a vengeful ex-god of war and join him as he breaks into a fortress in Hell!
Remember the Sleeping Angel from His Angelic Keeper (book 1)? A woman claiming to be her convinces the ex-war god to break into the fortress-like Library of Forbidden Knowledge. But that’s just the beginning. A lot more happens in the book, and I will tell you all about it after I rant about all the drama that went on behind the scenes.
I held off on talking about it to give the characters in Rogue Gods: Gateway to Hell enough time to do the right thing. But they didn’t.
And yes, I’m in the book too, but I’m not driving the plot. So nothing the other characters do is my fault. And I’m sticking to that story. You’ll see what I mean when you read the book, and I think you’ll agree with me.
So Rogue Gods was supposed to be a standalone book to explain some inexplicable things that happen in Rogue Rescue (Robin of Larkspur #4). But instead of doing that, the characters in Rogue Gods: Gateway to Hell:
break into a fortress and rob a fallen angel
make shady deals with hell beasts,
clash with a fallen angel,
fight in an arena under a prison in Hell,
travel back in time to a war between gods and angels,
struggle to control magic
summon a demigod
call an archangel
wreck the timeline
And that’s just a sample of the shenanigans in Rogue Gods: Gateway to Hell. And yes, as the title implies, there are gateways to Hell opening in the book. And jokes because we have trouble taking some of the crazy things that happen in our world seriously.
A little humor here and there makes the craziness seem less crazy, and that’s a good thing when you live next to a quasi-sentient enchanted forest.
Who are our heroes in Rogue Gods: Gateway to Hell?
That’s the fun part. This book has an antihero (the ex-god of war), a morally gray character with a redemption arc, a reluctant hero ashamed of his past, and a gungho heroine who won’t quit.
And I’m there to help and poke fun at things. I probably could have helped more, but someone had to protect Mount Eredren while the others were galavanting around the timeline. The mountain doesn’t protect itself. Not sure you knew that, but it’s true.
We’ll talk more about the protagonists next week. Rogue Gods: Gateway to Hell has 4 main characters. So there’s a lot to say about them. In the meantime, you can meet them on Kindle Vella.
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Help us give away 3650 copies of Curse Breaker Enchanted
Help us give away 3650 copies of Curse Breaker Enchanted by Feb. 22, 2024, one copy for every day since we lost our first fan 10 years ago.
To date, we’ve given away 707 copies! We’re 19.37% towards our goal, so please keep sharing our books on social media and if you’ve read it, please consider leaving a review on your favorite book store site.
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