First Casualty will be hitting bookstores come February 28th.
So soon? Cool! I just placed my preorder.
I just love the Kris Longknife series that I’ve purchased from Audible. With the book also be available on Audible? I did a search and didn’t see it listed.
I am glad to see that the re-release is finally here. I notice from the cover art that it is still being published under the Moscoe name. Is there anything on the front or back covers to tie into the Kris Longknife series for first time readers?
Audible hasn’t put the old books under contract yet. They may be waiting to see how sales go. You’re guess is as good as mine.
David, I posted a draft copy that was sent to me. The actual version you can see on Amazon and B&N adds Mike Shepherd who also writes the Kris Longknife series. And they show up if you do a search on Mike Shepherd. We’re covering all the bases.
“Jump Universe”? That’s what we’re calling your reality?
Why not “A Longknife Tale”?
may i inquire if Target will be available soon
…or “another damn Longknife adventure”?
Vicky Peterwald – Target is delivered and scheduled for Junish of ’14. Survivor is about 2/3 in rough draft. I expected it to be finished by now, but a bad cold kept me away from a writing week. But all is moving for a three book writing year this year like last year.
Yep, and now you get to find out how Ray Longknife killed President Urm and lived to tell. A fun read with Rita and even Trouble gets a walk on part.
Too many folks in First Casualty to call it Ray Longknife’s tale. I was still learning how to write and I made this story too many peoples’ tale. It’s a fun read, but unlike Kris’s stories, you’re not sure who’s story it is.
I disagree about First Casualty. In fact, as much as I like the Kris Longknife series, I prefer your previous trilogy of First Casualty, The Price of Peace and They Also Serve partly because they are not only one person’s story.
I agree with Scott, to the extent that the shifting points of view not only make for a lively story, but emphasize the moral ambiguity and unintended consequences that make your books so satisfying. You’ve done this (exposed/exploited contrasting views of the world) in the Kris tales, as well, most recently with the WBI agent in FURIOUS. My point above was not that First Casualty was Ray’s story, but that it is part of the universe that the Longknifes inhabit, and influence out of proportion to their number. (And besides, as a marketing slogan, “jump universe” sounds like a second-rate urban dance troupe.)
Ok is the Crossenshield in first casuality the same as the Crossenshield who’s the head of NI of Wardhaven?
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Nice! How can I sign up for RSS to your blog? Thanks!
Nope, the Crossenshield in Kris’s books is the son or grandson of that one. Seems the old man landed on his feet when he fled but the family kind of stayed crooked.
Sorry, I haven’t figured out how to do RSS of the blog. Maybe next time it’s updated.
Books 2 and 3 of the Jump Universe are showing up available for Kindle pre-orders on Amazon but not Book 1? Can you help? Thanks.
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