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Supremacy's Shadow (Grimsnark Scifi Thriller)
« on: January 02, 2018, 06:06:06 PM »
Well, here it is. My latest and greatest book is now available for pre-order. Some of you on this forum have even helped me critique the opening chapters, and some of you have even offered to blurb it (you know who you are, and you are awesome). Regardless, I'm proud of this book and thrilled to share it with you folks.



Half Han Solo, half Deadpool, Hayden Cross tries to stop an interplanetary war while relentlessly mocking everyone involved.


From the Back Cover
For Hayden Cross, a military investigator in the far future, whether his wife faked her death is the question that is probably going to get him killed. Having lost the only job that kept him sane, he has few resources and fewer leads. Oh, and a sadistic crime lord really wants to kill him.

As he fights through an underworld of fanatical rebels, callous bounty hunters, and corrupt cops, each step takes him closer to the truth about his wife’s fate and the oppressive government he once loyally served. On the way he may even liberate a planet and stop a war ... but only if he betrays everyone he loves.


Sample Chapters
Read the first four chapters here for free!


Praise? for Supremacy's Shadow
"...reads like Harrison Ford's voiceover for Blade Runner 2079 before the director's cut." - Tom Doyle, author of the American Craft series.

“If you liked that scene where Han Solo talks to the Imperial guy in the detention center, that’s basically this book.” - Mike Kern, author of Dark Winter

“Poor choices, bad jokes, and mouthing off to the very worst people at the wrong time, this book has it all.” - Cameron Johnson, author of The Traitor God

“A gritty, fast-paced thriller like James S.A. Corey’s The Expanse, except the bullets are smarter than the people.” - Rosemary Claire Smith, author of T-Rex Time Machine

"It feels like a reboot of my favorite sci-fi movies, but it didn’t ruin my childhood once." - David Vaughn, author of "The Captain in Yellow" from the Cackle of Cthulhu anthology

"Suspiciously reminiscent of Firefly, only with more dysfunctional characters." - T. C. Weber, author of Sleep State Interrupt

"A thrilling litany of failure and rotten luck ... or, as Hayden Cross would call it, Tuesday." - Sherri Cook Woolsey, author of Walking Through Fire

"The snark of Deadpool and the sci-fi realism of The Expanse, left on your door step and set aflame." - A.Z Anthony, author of Servant of Rage

"A refreshing break from those thinky, moody, burdensome award-winners, this book shoots first and asks questions later." - David Chang, editor at Space Squid

"The best Star Wars rip-off since The Force Awakens." - T. Eric Bakutis, author of Tales of the Five Provinces


Purchase and Pricing
Pre-order price is $2.99, where it will remain for the first month of release, and it is also available on Kindle Unlimited if you have that. The book will price jump to $3.99 on March 15, but it'll be back down throughout the year as I have sales, so stay tuned!

Sample Chapters: Coming February 5, 2018

Amazon E-Book: Supremacy's Shadow

Paperback: Supremacy's Shadow
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Re: Supremacy's Shadow (Grimsnark Scifi Thriller)
« Reply #1 on: February 05, 2018, 05:39:31 PM »
Hey folks, we're a week from release, and you can read the first chapter of Supremacy's Shadow at the link below. I'll be posting the first three and a half chapters leading up to the Friday release date (2/9), one each day this week, so you can try before you buy.

I hope this intrigues you!

https://loosecircuit.com/2018/02/05/supremacys-shadow-chapter-1/

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Re: Supremacy's Shadow (Grimsnark Scifi Thriller)
« Reply #2 on: February 05, 2018, 11:13:48 PM »
Purchased!
With all that praise, what could possibly go wrong?
Change, when it comes, will step lightly before it kicks like thunder. (GRMatthews)
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Re: Supremacy's Shadow (Grimsnark Scifi Thriller)
« Reply #3 on: February 05, 2018, 11:36:56 PM »
Purchased!
With all that praise?, what could possibly go wrong?

Fixed! :)

But seriously, thanks man! I hope you like it!

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Re: Supremacy's Shadow (Grimsnark Scifi Thriller)
« Reply #4 on: February 06, 2018, 04:04:02 AM »
I love the cover art and quotes!!! Looking great!

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Re: Supremacy's Shadow (Grimsnark Scifi Thriller)
« Reply #5 on: February 06, 2018, 05:59:58 AM »
Proud owner here.
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Re: Supremacy's Shadow (Grimsnark Scifi Thriller)
« Reply #6 on: February 08, 2018, 11:49:18 PM »
Pre-ordered it! Sounds wicked! Good luck to you!

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Re: Supremacy's Shadow (Grimsnark Scifi Thriller)
« Reply #7 on: February 08, 2018, 11:59:13 PM »
Pre-ordered it! Sounds wicked! Good luck to you!

Wow! I don't think we've chatted before on here, but thank you! Hope you enjoy :)

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Re: Supremacy's Shadow (Grimsnark Scifi Thriller)
« Reply #8 on: February 09, 2018, 12:04:50 AM »
My copy arrived today.
I was about to open it when Mrs. JMack said, “If you’re to do any of your own writing tonight, put down that book!”
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Re: Supremacy's Shadow (Grimsnark Scifi Thriller)
« Reply #9 on: February 09, 2018, 06:07:02 AM »
You folks all rock so much. :)

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Re: Supremacy's Shadow (Grimsnark Scifi Thriller)
« Reply #10 on: February 09, 2018, 09:15:10 AM »
Just downloaded on kindle, looking good. Have Twittered for you tebak, changed my name after a hack, but you will recognise my dragons.????
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Re: Supremacy's Shadow (Grimsnark Scifi Thriller)
« Reply #11 on: February 10, 2018, 12:16:30 AM »
Just borrowed it in KU. Sounds like a bit of a departure from my usual reading, but it could be a lot of fun.

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« Reply #12 on: February 10, 2018, 12:19:31 PM »
And the reviews have started coming in :)

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Re: Supremacy's Shadow (Grimsnark Scifi Thriller)
« Reply #13 on: February 16, 2018, 02:42:26 AM »
@tebakutis
Chapter 12: Falls... I know when a book has grabbed me when I have to put a hand over the right-side page so my eyes won;to cheat over to read what comes next before it comes next.
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Re: Supremacy's Shadow (Grimsnark Scifi Thriller)
« Reply #14 on: February 16, 2018, 05:18:23 PM »
Just finished. Posted on Amazon.
One star. Hated it. DnF.

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Total bullshit.
Loved it! 4 stars.  ;D ;D
Posted a review to say read this thing!
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