There are heroes. There are anti-heroes. And then, there’s Prince Dietrich.
Freshly returned to Monrich from his little escapade of war and deception, the newly wed Prince Dietrich—Dick to his friends—just wants to be left alone, so he can gamble, drink and keep on wishing for the early demise of his father. But King Ulaf is having none of it. He has devised a new challenge for his recalcitrant heir: Dietrich must go to Ostfort and assume the wardenship of the palatine. Or else.
What could possibly go wrong?
Well, since it’s Dick we’re talking about…everything. For starters.
The Glorious Adventures of Glamorous Prince Dietrich continues the absurd series of mishaps, accidents, machinations, lies, treachery, lewdness, greed, malice, and mischief that embody our troublesome, misunderstood protagonist.
We are only days away from the fabulous publication of the second book in my (un)humorous series Woes & Hose (geddit, geddit?). The book aptly-titled The Glorious Adventures of Glamorous Prince Dietrich is undergoing final treatment ere it goes live. For the time being, we have a mighty cover to consider, to wit:
The second book in the Woes & Hose series is coming along nicely. There’s a cover! A glorious cover for The Glorious Adventures of Glamorous Prince Dietrich. As always, designed by legendary Anton Kokarev. I asked him for an appropriate sequel to the first book, plus an even more punchable face for our anti-hero protagonist. To wit, the results.
Yes! The Kindle Giveaway Program has finally gone live on Goodreads! I have been waiting for this for 18 months! But never mind that. To business. I am giving away 100 Kindle copies of The Amazing Adventures of Dashing Prince Dietrich. The event starts on January 24 and runs through February 14. Innit to winnit, right?
They say any publicity is good publicity. Especially if that publicity comes from an old, established and well-respected authority like Publishers Weekly, via BookLife, a child website of this trade, dedicated to indie authors. Well, they had a stab at Prince Dietrich, and the review confirms it. I write grimdark.
Children of the Internet, prophets, readers, fans, and friends! Nothing warms my heart more than thermonuclear reactions, and failing that, when someone puts me under a spotlight. Since I have a highly developed sense of narcissism and histrionics with a dab of self-diagnosed megalomania, USI and a keen love for the stage, being called to attention by others, in a good way, is a great boon. On a more serious note, but not by a lot, I have not one but two author spotlights for you!
Ladies, gentlemen, and princes of the world! The Kindle edition of The Amazing Adventures of Dashing Prince Dietrich is available for immediate mass consumption. So if you were containing and curbing or possibly even kerbing your enthusiasm, waiting for the digital version, contain no more.