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An urban fantasy discarding the usual tropes in favor of ancient gods and the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse. Read more

Minneapolis, MN Fiction
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This project's funding goal was not reached on August 22, 2012.

An urban fantasy discarding the usual tropes in favor of ancient gods and the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse.

Minneapolis, MN Fiction
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Time for a sequel!

Hello!

It's been a while since the last update to this Kickstarter, but it's time. Time for a sequel!

To Break My Enemies, the second book in the Deus ex Familia quartet: a novel of strategy and conflict on the road to the apocalypse

Minerva, goddess of Conquest and Justice and one of the legendary Four Horsemen, is willing to meet her destiny head on.

When her brother gave up his post and his immortality to a human woman, a seer prophesied that all of the gods would soon meet a similar fate. Minerva has a plan to keep the positions she's been holding since the beginning of time. It involves her four unsuspecting human proteges - and an enormous risk.

Your chance to preorder the sequel to Eye of the Storm (FKA Prisoner of War)

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/486433599/to-break-my-enemies-a-modern-fantasy-novel

New Goodies!

  • New book
  • New artwork
  • Audiobook of Eye of the Storm

I hope you take a look at the campaign and choose to pledge!

Aimee Kuzenski

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Unfunded, but also unbowed

Hi wonderful people,

We got heart-poundingly close in the last hour, but the project did not manage to fund.  First, I want to thank each and every person who pledged their hard-earned cash to my project.  Your support means more to me than I can say.  Second, though we put this particular project to bed, I expect it to rise again soon.

To all of you - would you be willing to pledge again if I ran another fundraiser for a smaller amount of money?  The rewards would be less exciting because I'd have to stick with an ebook edition only, but if pledges were to exceed the smaller goal, I could start posting stretch goals and maybe even get my way to that small print run I wanted, even if it's just a couple hundred copies.

If you think you'd be interested, please let me know.  If you want to be notified when the new project goes live, please send me your email and I'll include you in all updates.  Otherwise, look to my blog at www.akuzenski.com.

Thanks again to everyone!

Aimee Kuzenski

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The first few pages

Hi all!

I'm very excited to announce that I'm verging on a third of the way to my goal!  Thank you all so much for helping out.  We've managed to hit my stretch goal of SIGN ALL THE THINGS, so at this point, everyone who has or will pledge will get a signed copy.

I've also posted a brief excerpt from the novel on my blog.  You can find it here.  Enjoy!

Please keep spreading the word! 

25% in, and I'm dancing

You can find proof of the dancing here.

I'm so incredibly thrilled that I've hit this milestone, and I'm trying to come up with all sorts of new ways to motivate people to contribute to this project so that I can reach the goal.

I'm considering a couple stretch goals which, when reached, would unlock actual book content, either from the book itself, character studies, or very short stories.  I think at least something is required, to prove to potential backers that I can write, and that I have interesting ideas.

If anyone has a thought on that, please let me know.  I'd love to hear your feedback.

I also hear backers are passing the word to their friends.  Thank you so much!  Keep it up, and we'll be funded in plenty of time!