Month: February 2015

War in Arbin – Preview 2

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Here’s another excerpt from War in Arbin – Release date is March 5th

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Maybe there was no such thing as luck. We can pray and beseech, take the same route to the market every fourth day of the new moon, stroke the head or phallus of some granite figurine—maybe it all meant nothing. Seemed like when the dice fell your way a few times it’s easy enough to put it down to skill or just desserts; but it’s when they’re falling the wrong way that luck seems real to me.

Maybe if you take it seriously enough you can turn your back when things are looking ill, crawl back into bed and wait out the day. Except when there’s a job to be done.
So were the dark directions of my thoughts as I gazed on the still-lit shutters’ edges. Two problems with the picture: the light, and the shutters.
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War in Arbin – Release Date and Preview Available

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WAR IN ARBIN – Book 2 of the Arbin Trilogy – is now available for pre-order on Amazon. The release date is March 5th.

The Books page has been updated with pre-order links for Amazon’s US and Australian sites.

As a special bonus, for a short time, the first instalment Night in Arbin can be found at half price from all retailers.

Below is the first chapter from War in Arbin. Enjoy!

It seemed at times that people thought they knew what was best for me. When I look back I see that when I did what was expected, what was seen to be right, the upshot fell out easy, there was less pain. But nothing changed. It was when I did what was not expected—even if that was nothing at all—that things were different. These times, the latter, I was able to see things differently, to see what maybe I had not been able to see before. And it is these times that I look back and I feel I have done what was needed to be done, and I feel, dare I say it, proud.
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