I checked in on Goodreads yesterday, planning to review the book I’d just finished reading the night before — and got the most wonderful surprise:
The publisher had listed the first book of my science fiction trilogy!
The listing was my first opportunity to see the back-of-the-book text and the new publication date (July 2015). It was my first solid assurance that this really, most sincerely is going to happen.
The best thing about the listing: the publisher clearly got what I am doing with the book. I was surprised to see it called military science fiction, but that certainly applies. I think of it as a Hong Kong revenge space opera, but yeah, lots of military tactics.
The last sentence filled my eyes with tears of joy: “With a supporting cast of smugglers, black market doctors, and other ne’er-do-wells sprawled across a galaxy brimming with alien life, The Dangerous Type is a fantastic beginning to Loren Rhoads’s epic trilogy.”
All my life, I’ve longed to see that word describing something I’ve written. I kept whispering it to myself throughout the day yesterday, trying to grow into it.
If you’re on Goodreads, you can add The Dangerous Type to your to-read shelf by clicking the link above. That will guarantee you’ll know about the book giveaway, when it’s scheduled. While you’re there, you can also check out my Author Page, look over my book reviews, or friend me. I’d love to know what you’ve been reading. See you there!