Sword’s Edge Review – “a reverse Star Wars”

Sword’s Edge—the first book of the Sword’s Edge Chronicles—was just reviewed in Jimbo’s Awesome SFF Reviews.

And guess what? Hey Mikey—he likes it!

He says it’s rather a reverse Star Wars.

Why?

Well, read the review and find out!

He also has links on his page to Sword’s Edge and the omnibus as well, so if the review sparks an interest, you can easily pick up the one or the other.

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Favorite Word – 28 November 2020

I’ve known quite a few adults in my life who are puerile, and they aren’t easy to be around for long, are they?

Hm, Marcalan might qualify for this, perhaps?

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(Warning: if you are hippopotomonstrosesquippedaliophobic, you may wish to avoid these posts. 😉)


I don’t try to be pretentious, but I love words, and do enjoy sharing them. If you haven’t yet read any of my books and are curious about the vocabulary therein, check out either of my series:

Deuces Wild (space opera)

The Sword’s Edge Chronicles (epic science fantasy)

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From a reader: “Storytelling is an art… This author has that ability…”

As an author I know I need to promote my books, but it’s very difficult for me. However, I’m going to give it a go:

A very nice man named Jim came up to my table at Dover Comic Con several years ago and bought one of my books. He recently posted about the experience and about reading said book. Needless to say, his post made my day! 

Jim has kindly given me permission to share what he wrote:

I drink in books all the time.  Have been for years.  Mostly audiobooks while driving and working.  I have consumed just about all the Sci-Fi masters. . . Niven, Heinlein, Asimov, you name it.  Also all the the Tom Clancy, Terry Pratchett, Vince Flynn and many other authors (their entire works mind you).

A few years back, Rox and I went to check out the local Comicon and as we were leaving, in a small little tent, I saw some books and stopped.  I took a look and talked with this lady who said she was from Felton, De and she was an author and I was looking at her books.

I learned something from Mike DiMaio and simply asked her to suggest one and I bought it [Sword’s Edge].   I wanted to support a local author and she was kind enough to sign that book for me.

A few months later I found the book and decided to give it a read which is very rare for me.   I don’t have the free time to JUST read a book (I listen to a book and drive or work etc).  But I started reading.

As you can see [photo not included] I have a collection of books from this author, and I think most of them are signed by the author as I have stopped by every year and bought a new book or two.

This series is more young adult fantasy.  Not normally my selection when I like more of the Ringworld stuff.   But when someone knows how to story tell . . .to use adjectives and plots and creatively create a entire new world and describe it while telling a story. . .is an art.

This author has that ability, and as you can see, I am finding time each night to read a chapter or two because now that I have started I keep wanting to know where the story is going to go (the crack cocaine of the art).

… A lot of you have kids and I do not need to explain the value of reading to anyone.  I thought you all might like to know about this author and her works.   Considering she is on par with some of the masters of this art but the subject is more young adult (age appropriate).

L. S. King – Thought you should see this, and thank you for the escape!!!!!!!

(Addendum from me: the first book, Sword’s Edge, is a coming-of-age story so yes, could be considered Young Adult. The whole series, however, isn’t YA, although I do try to keep things family friendly.)

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Favorite Word – 21 November 2020

I have a lovely visual for this word. The Veiled Virgin by Giovanni Strazza. It’s made of Carrara marble, but you’d swear the veil is diaphanous!

Now that’s amazing, isn’t it?

(Warning: if you are hippopotomonstrosesquippedaliophobic, you may wish to avoid these posts. 😉)


I don’t try to be pretentious, but I love words, and do enjoy sharing them. If you haven’t yet read any of my books and are curious about the vocabulary therein, check out either of my series:

Deuces Wild (space opera)

The Sword’s Edge Chronicles (epic science fantasy)

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Check out my interview in Liberty Island!

You will never guess what! I’ve been interviewed by Liberty Island Magazine!

Lil ol’ me!

And they’re showing off the new cover of my SF novel Unlikely Prophet, too! (And don’t forget, Unlikely Prophet is on sale right now!)

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Favorite Word – 14 November 2020

Ah, this is something I’ve always wished for, and I have studied, but alas, some of us aren’t meant to be erudite.

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(Warning: if you are hippopotomonstrosesquippedaliophobic, you may wish to avoid these posts. 😉)


I don’t try to be pretentious, but I love words, and do enjoy sharing them. If you haven’t yet read any of my books and are curious about the vocabulary therein, check out either of my series:

Deuces Wild (space opera)

The Sword’s Edge Chronicles (epic science fantasy)

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Sword’s Edge Chronicles – now in an ebook boxset!

Real Life™ got you down? Need an escape? Love epic fantasy and science fiction?

Have I got a series for you!

The three books of the Sword’s Edge Chronicles are now available in an ebook omnibus edition.

SEC Omnibus On Amazon

Or if you prefer other formats, the links are on the main page of my site.

#ebook #boxset #omnibus #epicfantasy #sciencefiction

PLUS!
The prequel, Unlikely Prophet, is still on sale for only $0.99!

Unlikely Prophet On Amazon

Other formats

#ebooksale

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Favorite Word – 7 November 2020

Ah, if only our world was copacetic right now!

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(Warning: if you are hippopotomonstrosesquippedaliophobic, you may wish to avoid these posts. 😉)


I don’t try to be pretentious, but I love words, and do enjoy sharing them. If you haven’t yet read any of my books and are curious about the vocabulary therein, check out either of my series:

Deuces Wild (space opera)

The Sword’s Edge Chronicles (epic science fantasy)

😎

Favorite Word – 31 October 2020

With all the costumes one is likely to see tonight, perhaps this word is sort of appropriate?

meretricious

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(Warning: if you are hippopotomonstrosesquippedaliophobic, you may wish to avoid these posts. 😉)


I don’t try to be pretentious, but I love words, and do enjoy sharing them. If you haven’t yet read any of my books and are curious about the vocabulary therein, check out either of my series:

Deuces Wild (space opera)

The Sword’s Edge Chronicles (epic science fantasy)

😎