This was going to be a newsletter issued on the 1st of the month and with details on everything due to happen this month etc, but it’s now 1:52am tomorrow morning, so I’m just going to do today’s news and come back and do other days on other days.
It will release officially on August 12th – at which time it will also go up on Barnes & Noble. (At the moment only big publishers have the ability to list books for pre-order there.)
So here we go – as I said before, this is the second edition of Duck! It has been tweaked and re-edited, but the plot hasn’t altered.
Duck! has a new cover for the new edition, and it’s made by Kris Norris.
Raised among humans, Ori Jones only discovered he was an avian shifter six months ago. Unable to complete a full shift until he reaches his avian maturity, he still can’t be sure of his exact species.
But with species comes rank, and rank is everything to the avians. When a partial shift allows the elders to announce that they believe Ori to be a rather ugly little duckling, he drops straight to the bottom rung of their hierarchy.
Life isn’t easy for Ori until he comes to the attention of a high ranking hawk shifter. Then the only question is, is Ori really a duck—and what will his new master think when the truth eventually comes out?
The Goodreads link is here. (The reviews are for the first edition. Your mileage may vary with the second edition on some points.)
A print edition is in the works.
And, finally, here’s the first chapter… Continue reading