The Promise of The Orb

It is with great pleasure that I announce the launch of my latest novel: The Promise of The Orb

Thanks to Jeff Brown Graphics for the amazing cover. Please click on the Amazon link above for a full description–and, of course, for purchase information!

This effort is distinct from my past offerings as it is intended for the young adult/teen market — but is, I hope, also a good read for adults who enjoy a good fantasy.

As always I have too many people to thank but do need to thank my bride for her efforts to constrain/refine my grammar. I fear this dog is indeed too old for new tricks. I also want to thank my good friend, Allen, for taking the time and effort to read through earlier drafts and point out all of the nonsensical oddities and curiosities sheltered therein. Lastly, I want to thank my new friend, the professional poet, Joe Heithaus, for all of his creative insights.

Without giving anything away it is fair to say that this story takes some dramatic (epic?) leaps in terms of time and space. Things #1 and #2 handled all of this with ease — probably something that should also be credited to my bride — but just in case I’ll soon publish a companion reference tool for anyone that might want a little help (or take a deeper dive).

Lastly, Thing #2 and I will soon take a swing through Texas to promote this novel as well as prior efforts. I am indebted to everyone involved that has taken pity on me to make that possible. Please check Facebook or e-mail for details. You can also always e-mail me — I would love to hear from you.



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