Survival Machines

By Ste Sharp

The sequel to the sci-fi novel Darwin's Soldiers – John Greene and the allied army fight to discover how their mutations evolved.

Friday, 18 September 2020

Biennial celebrations

Yes, it’s hard to believe, but two whole years have passed since Darwin’s Soldiers was published and what a different world we live in now with Baby Yoda, face masks and life on Venus.

I have just signed off the typeset manuscript of Survival Machines, so we’ve taken another step forward towards publication. Next step, the cover! Thank you all for being patient - we will get there!

In the meantime, I have been busy writing a short story from the Darwin’s Soldiers timeframe which introduces you to a few peripheral characters who are likely to show up again in Survival Machines. I’m hoping to send it out soon to everyone who has signed up to my e-newsletter: https://mailchi.mp/2002b4e17451/origintrilogymailinglist

As with the past couple of years, I have a book in the Children in Read auction. This year it’s a signed copy of The Penguin Killer, with all proceeds going to Children in Need:

https://www.jumblebee.co.uk/childreninread2020?cid=1629#buzz_expend_102881

 

If you want a new read, I can highly recommend ‘Runners’ by M.A. Hunt, which has just come out on e-book (paperback to follow soon) for anyone into Urban Fantasy with a twist of horror:

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Runners-Sins-Lovers-Tales-Syndicate-ebook/dp/B08HX32S2Y/

 

For a bit of time-travel, check out this free short story – ‘The Paradox Journals Prequel’ by K.D.Mack:https://storyoriginapp.com/swaps/ce00f84a-f5ed-11ea-a3c8-2fb0a02e6fa6

And something for the Fantasy readers – ‘Glimpses of Time and Magic: A Historical Fantasy Anthology’ by Ariel Paiement:https://storyoriginapp.com/swaps/be1f6600-dccf-11ea-8096-7f9bd3af87f4

Here are a set of great reads for Autumn – all available on Kindle Unlimited:https://storyoriginapp.com/to/nouXv1A

And some super-hero books for anyone hoping to escape 2020 and learn new skills: https://storyoriginapp.com/to/XHSjjeC

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