Many authors tell us that writing their latest book was a ‘Labour of Love’ or some other type of agonising process that took years to complete and cost them a marriage, their dog and their sanity. For me, writing Falls Ende has been a pleasure and I thoroughly enjoyed the experience, even down to the countless hours I spent researching.
Falls Ende is a fast-paced story written for fans of emotional, character driven novels, where the reader not only enjoys the story but feels part of it. Similar to how a compelling book captured my imagination as a child, when a flashlight under the blankets provided enough illumination to read when I should have been asleep. More often than not, it ended with my mother repeatedly having to yell at me to wake up and ready myself for school. Gripping, page-turning novels are what I still enjoy, want to read and most certainly, delight in writing.
Some people believe that medieval stories are just about endless battles. Falls Ende is more than that; it’s about people, their lives, challenges and the unfairness and struggle of living in a feudal society. Descriptive, colourful characters drive Falls Ende, not the sharpness of a sword or a raging battle. Plot twists, villains and the unexpected keep you turning pages and wanting more. Falls Ende was written for you, the discerning reader, who wants nothing more than a great unforgettable story to keep you awake well past your bedtime.
Originally, the first instalment, ‘Falls Ende–The Oath’ was an experimental short story published only as an eBook. Then came a second and a third: ‘Falls Ende–Courser’ and ‘Falls Ende–The King.’ Each successive story seamlessly continued on from the last. However, people wanted a print version. I appended all three stories to create ‘Falls Ende–Primus. (Primus, Latin for ’first’) Primus only exists as a print version.
And now I’m proud to reveal the sequel, ‘Falls Ende–Secundus.’ This novel continues the theme and pacing – and it delivers. Certainly, I recommend that you to read either the 3 eBooks, or Falls Ende–Primus, before reading ‘Falls Ende–Secundus.’ You won’t be disappointed.
‘Falls Ende – Secundus’ to be published on October 1st
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