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Update

Just a quick update.

I haven’t been posting much because I’m working hard on a few new releases. “A Lifetime” is out, as are two collections of short stories, but there will be a few more titles in the coming weeks — though I can’t give too much information away just yet.

Links for current books:

50 Indian Moral Stories for Children: http://www.amazon.com/Indian-Moral-Stories-Children-ebook/dp/B00F9JAUCU

Sacred Tales: http://www.amazon.com/Sacred-Tales-Stories-Ancient-ebook/dp/B00FIPCMVC

A Lifetime: http://www.amazon.com/A-Lifetime-ebook/dp/B00FG0WJB2

 

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A Lifetime Realeased on Ebook

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My book, A Lifetime, is now available on Amazon Kindle!

Get your copy here: http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00FG0WJB2/ref=cm_sw_r_tw_dp_5Xursb1GSBBR8

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Nearly There

Not long now until my book is released. Could be a matter of hours…

This business of publishing and promoting has kept me busy beyond belief, but I still found time to put the finishing touches to another project I have been working on for a while. I won’t say much for now, but that project should be released in the next few weeks and can be enjoyed by all ages… it’ll all be revealed in time.

For now, A Lifetime is moments away.

I am amazed I managed to complete another project to be honest, although luckily most of the work had been done a few months back. To all my fellow authors out there, how did you fill the time between stressing and promoting?

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“A Lifetime” is the story of a struggle. Of one man born into nothing and who fights to make his way through life, to leave the place of his birth – a place of suffering and strife – and to create a new life elsewhere. To find himself a wife, to start a family and to achieve the things he thought unachievable.

It is a story of success, loss, delight and grief; a story of what it means to have everything and what it feels like to have nothing. It is also a story of the very special bond between a father and his daughter.

 

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Anticipated Releases

 

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My book “A Lifetime” will be released on the 17th of this month. It’s a very anxious and exciting time for me, I can’t wait. It’s not exactly ‘hotly anticipated’ by anyone but a select few, but in the spirit of my own anticipation, I threw together a small list of books that everyone else is waiting for:

 

The Winds of Winter

A Song of Ice and Fire is a series of epic fantasy books by George R. R. Martin that first made an appearance back in 1996, with Game of Thrones. The series has sold over 15 million copies worldwide and has seen spin offs in video games, board games, card games and on television. The sixth novel, The Winds of Winter, is due for release some time in 2015.

Bridget Jones: Mad About the Boy

It has been fifteen years since Helen Fielding released the last Bridget Jones book, but the sultry, hapless heroine is due to make a long awaited reappearance in October with Mad About the Boy.

Not That Kind of Girl by Lena Dunham

This forthcoming release earned the author of the sitcom “Girls” a $3.7 million advance. The book is going to be a compilation of essays of everything from dieting to dressing, it doesn’t sound like the makings of a bestseller but it’ll need to do something special for the publishers to recoup their money. Not That Kind of Girl is due for release on October 10th.

Doctor Sleep by Stephen King

This hotly antiquated title is due out in a little under two weeks. Doctor Sleep is a sequel to the 1977 hit The Shining, and has had King fans trembling in excitement since it was announced back in 2009.

J. D. Sallinger

The reclusive author of Catcher in the Rye wrote many books throughout his lifetime that he never sent away for publication. If his biography Salinger, is to be believed, we can expect a series of his books to be released from 2015 through to 2010.

 

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Book Reviews (Getting There)

Not long now until my book “A Lifetime” is published. I’m still working hard and have spent the last few weeks trying to get as much exposure as I can, and now I’m reaching out to all you fine blogging folk out there:)

I need some reviews for the book. I’m not asking for 5-star raving reviews, I just want honest opinions and genuine reviews that can be displayed on Amazon, Goodreads or your own blog. I am prepared to give away free copies of the book (it is only 10k words) to anyone who is willing and I can also give you a guest post/author interview if needed.

Email me at MorrisFenris (at) outlook (dot) com

Thank you!

 

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Most Expensive Books

Out of pure curiosity, I’ve been searching through lists of the most expensive books in the world. Unsurprisingly, the list was topped by first editions of books that are 100s of years old, from Shakespeare’s First Folio, to Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales. These books are worth millions, and rightly so. They are pieces both of history and of literature, as valuable as any golden trinkets from the same age.

Amongst these books was a much newer one: J.K Rowling’s The Tales of Beedle the Bard. J.K created seven of these, each of them handwritten and illustrated. She gave them away to friends and families, only for one of them to find its way into auction in 2007 where it was picked up by Amazon for nearly $4 million! (it was expected to receive a mere $100k).

Amazing.

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