Welcome New Readers

Whenever I do a giveaway of Threads That Bind, I typically get an increase of people coming to the blog to take a look at the first chapter of Threads That Bind. Welcome to all of you! Please take a look at the free sample chapter of Unbound.  If you like it, Unbound is complete and waiting to take you further into the Berserkers’ world.

I have posted some tidbits here and there about the different places and characters from the books. I enjoyed that kind of thing as a reader, so I thought I would share. If you’re like me and enjoy that kind of thing, feel free to explore the site and see what you find. I tried to clearly mark any spoilers in case you haven’t read Unbound.

As for Book 3: Bonds That Break – I am currently hard at work on it. I’ve been working on it regularly and have gotten some good writing in. I am hoping to have it complete sometime in 2013. I know that isn’t a very satisfying answer, but I don’t want to make promises I can’t deliver on. If you want to know as soon as the book comes out, sign up for the newsletter and I will let you know when it is available for purchase.

So, feel free to leave a comment and say hi, or ask any questions you may have. I typically respond to all comments and love to interact with my readers.

Thanks for reading!

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11 Responses to Welcome New Readers

  1. Katrina says:

    What made you decide to kill off (Edited for Spoiler) in unbound

    • Brant says:

      Katrina – Thanks for your question. That is great question, but it is also a spoiler for those who have not yet read Unbound. That was a really hard part for me to write for many different reasons. To do your question justice and to answer it in a way I can alert readers to spoilers, I will answer that in an upcoming post. Thanks for reading!

  2. ~jacqueline~ says:

    I saw Threads That Bind and thought ok…sounds kind of Twighlity…why not. I love to read all kinds of genres…this book was a lot better than I thought it was going to be! (You’re welcome ;oD) Told my 20 year old daughter about it…now she is reading it. I could see this as a movie. Sad to see third still in the works. In my “many” years I have discovered I am curious…or nosey, whichever you want to pick to describe me :o) …and REALLY like to finish the whole series to see how it ends. :o) But I am sure third worth the wait. Glad I stumbled upon you…well your writing that is. ;o)

    • Brant says:

      Jacqueline – Hmmm. I’ll take that as the compliment I believe it was intended to be. 🙂 That’s great that your daughter is reading it, too! Spreading the word to family and friends is the best compliment you can give an author. As for Book 3, I promise you all that I am hard at work on it and am making good progress. There are a few scenes that I am really looking forward to writing so that keeps me going.

  3. ~jacqueline~ says:

    Lol. YES! Totally a compliment. 🙂 Reading Unbound now…reading it slow to enjoy it longer. I can usually read a book this size in a few hours. When is your eta for book 3? (Estimated time of arrival…just fyi) 😉 Thanks for replying. I didn’t say in first reply…but I live in Washington. I have never been to the gorge…thinkin I feel a road trip for the summer. 🙂

    • Brant says:

      Jacqueline – I hope to have book three by end of summer. Let me stress the word “hope”. 🙂 I am working on it and making good progress. If not by then, it should be ready sometime in 2013. If you do take a road trip up the gorge, I would highly recommend Multnomah falls. It’s not too far from Portland and makes a great day trip. But I would strongly discourage you or any other reader from attempting to jump off them. Non-Berserkers tend to not be sturdy enough to make a repeat attempt. 🙂

  4. ~jacqueline~ says:

    Sicker 🙂 Couldn’t help but reply and say no problem for me keeping my feet firmly planted on the ground! But I could see some other Non-Berserkers needing that reminder. 😉 I LOVE going to Cannon Beach…I’ll sneak Multnomah falls in on one of those trip. 🙂 Thanks for advice! Now get back to work mister! We’re all waiting patiently!! ;oD

  5. Victoria Davis says:

    I JUST STARTING READING your books recently and really got hooked. The story line is awesome! I really look forward to book three. Will this only be a trilogy or is it possible it could be more? I really like how clean the romance is and that the action is fantastic. It never lags. Please keep them

    • Brant says:

      Victoria – I’m glad to hear I hooked you as a reader! Your question about a trilogy is an interesting one. I have very specific story arc that needs to get put onto the page to tell Madison’s story and give a satisfying end to the series. I had always assumed it would be a trilogy, but at this point there is a possibility that it may be four books. What it comes down to is the question of where do I break up the story? If I look at the story arc, it really is a single book. On the other hand, it may be a really long book. The longer the book, the longer it will take before I can get it cleaned up, edited, and put up on the kindle store. So, if the story starts to get too long, I may break it into two parts so I can get the first one out to you faster and also leave you something to look forward to for the conclusion. Make sense?

      • Victoria says:

        Yeah, that makes perfect sense. Although, I look forward to reading your next book whether it is one long book or if it is broken into two books. What exactly is a story arc? I don’t know much about writing terminology, so please excuse me. This story is so awesome and am so excited about the next book. However, there is something I was wondering about. I don’t understand the visions that Madison sees when she touches the Havoc Thuanar. Is it possible that it will be explained later? Especially the part about the man with the birds on both of his shoulders and how he throws and arrow or something at Madison, as if he sees here after the crow seems to whisper in her ear? Just wondering.

        • Brant says:

          The story arc is what you typically think of as a complete story – it has a beginning, middle, and end. The beginning typically has some sort of problem or question that is raised and makes an implicit promise to the reader that at some point these problems/questions will be taken care of. The middle has the characters trying to solve the problem or answer the questions – often failing several times, but each time getting closer to the actual solution. Then the end is where the problem is solved, or the question answered. It isn’t always tied into a neat bow (that can make it feel too artificial) but the reader gets a sense of resolution or closure – things are settled (for the moment, at least).

          Aahh, the visions. Yes, those will be explained later. They are actually clues as to what will happen in the story – how the Havocs came to be, and what their true nature is. A bit of internet research might give a curious reader some insight… More than that I can’t say without giving too much away. 🙂

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