Hello my wonderful Kickstarter backers. As you know, I'm so thrilled with all the amazing support you showed in backing Hollow World. Well, I'm back with another Kickstarter. This one for the next Royce and Hadrian Riyria adventure!
Unlike the Hollow World Kickstarter (which was used to fund cover design, editing, and other book production costs), I'll be covering those those costs myself. What I am doing instead is to fund a print-run for a bunch of hardcover copies. This will, hopefully, allow me to get the books in the bookstores and libraries. If for some reason the Kickstarter doesn't fund, the book will still come out, it'll simply be in ebook and trade paperback only.
Here is the back of the book marketing blurb to let you know what the book is about:
Three times they tried to kill her. Then they hired a professional. She hired Riyria.
When the last member of the oldest noble family in Avryn is targeted for assassination, Riyria is hired to foil the plot. Three years have passed since the war-weary mercenary Hadrian and the cynical ex-assassin Royce joined forces to start their thieves-for-hire enterprise. Things have gone well enough until this odd assignment to prevent a murder. Now they must venture into a forgotten corner of southern Avryn—a place whose history predates the First Empire. As usual, challenges abound as they try to anticipate the moves of an unknown assassin before it’s too late. But that's not their only problem. The Countess of Dulgath hides a dark secret she's determined to keep hidden. Then there's the little matter of Riyria's new employer...the Nyphron Church.
If you've only read my Hollow World story, no worries. You don't need to have any prior experience with Riyria to enjoy this book to it's fullest. It's written in such a way as to be a great starting spot, so great for new or veteran fans.
I hope you'll consider backing this, I'm very excited to be doing yet another Kickstarter. You guys made the first one so much fun, I just had to do it again!