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Author Topic: Coming Soon (from me)  (Read 2877 times)

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Coming Soon (from me)
« on: April 11, 2017, 11:50:07 AM »
The Noble Coachman

On a day of beauty and celebration, the life of one young Viscount Trevor Caldwell is irrevocably set off course when a heinous tragedy besets upon his family. Questioning his role; self-imposed guilt is heaped upon him, Trevor elects to abandon his home and station. Now living in London, under a different name and occupation, he embarks on a path of worlds beyond the life he once knew, entrenched in mystery, intrigue, and a new chance for love.
However, as he rides under the shroud of anonymity, he soon discovers that all roads lead back to that one  horrid day. Led by clues, haunted by his memories, he determines to seek retribution.  With all he holds dear, once again under threat he calls on himself and his allies, both living and departed, as he engineers a new path for redemption.

But is this quest for revenge worth his nobility? His word? His honor ?

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Re: Coming Soon (from me)
« Reply #1 on: April 11, 2017, 11:51:42 AM »
I'll show you the illustrated cover once I do the copyright form.

Also, now writing under my own name,  here is my new website underway  Gene Bohn Novels






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Re: Coming Soon (from me)
« Reply #2 on: April 12, 2017, 04:56:43 AM »
Nice, very nice!
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Re: Coming Soon (from me)
« Reply #3 on: April 13, 2017, 04:58:01 PM »
You've been busy!  And your name is "Gene"?!  Not Genie?  Or are you doing a Bronte and using a male name? umm::

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« Reply #4 on: April 14, 2017, 08:59:45 AM »
You've been busy!  And your name is "Gene"?!  Not Genie?  Or are you doing a Bronte and using a male name? umm::

You knew my real name is Gene, didn't you?
In only two generations on my maternal side, there are 4 Gene females.  I was named after my mother's sister.  I had a great uncle who spelled his Jean.  Go figure.

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« Reply #5 on: April 14, 2017, 03:20:17 PM »
Somehow, I can't imagine you dancing and singing in the rain. LOL
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Re: Coming Soon (from me)
« Reply #6 on: April 14, 2017, 05:03:44 PM »
Somehow, I can't imagine you dancing and singing in the rain. LOL

Dancing? Maybe.  Singing? Never.

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Re: Coming Soon (from me)
« Reply #7 on: April 18, 2017, 03:59:44 PM »
Going online soon.



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Re: Coming Soon (from me)
« Reply #8 on: April 30, 2017, 07:46:24 PM »
Ok, the site is up. The book is ready, but no one knows me.  LOL

Just thought you'd like to see the sight.

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« Reply #9 on: May 02, 2017, 03:15:27 AM »
One copy en route to Belgium!
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« Reply #10 on: May 02, 2017, 07:28:01 AM »
One copy en route to Belgium!

Oh my.  Thank you.
I'm still waiting on my own copies. I hope you enjoy it as much as I did. The characters just created their own selves.  Funny how that happens.


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« Reply #11 on: May 02, 2017, 10:24:38 AM »
Yeah, sometimes a book gets away from you and you end up writing something you don't want. It takes a lot of courage to just delete the whole stuff and re-write it.
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« Reply #12 on: May 02, 2017, 11:38:26 AM »
Yeah, sometimes a book gets away from you and you end up writing something you don't want. It takes a lot of courage to just delete the whole stuff and re-write it.
I usually just follow the characters and not start over.

This was strange writing this book.  I was about 3/4 of the way through when my sister was diagnosed with stage 4 cancer. That set me back almost a year and a half. Finally, I pulled it up on my screen and began writing again. I came to the end seeing about 400 pages and totally overlooked I was in manuscript mode, writing in double spaced lines. Once I collasped into novel form, I was at 197 pages.
Too short. So I went back and expanded on areas I felt were too short but left them because I thought the book was running long.  Then, duh, I realized I had never set my margins and my paragraphs had no indent.  Geesh....  After sumbitting my first proof and cover, I was told my spine margin was too little, so I had to indent the gutter margins more - therein making the book longer. What a nightmare. I was looking to make it around 300 pages but it came in at nearly 400 pages. I think the only thing I did right were the font and size.

I think I read, proofed, and finessed it a dozen times. I remember originally I wanted to end it, so that I could write a second or third in a series, but ended up tying all the loose threads. I can go on to another series from where it left off, but my plans had been different.


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Re: Coming Soon (from me)
« Reply #13 on: May 03, 2017, 11:36:26 AM »
I will order my copy too!  Looks good Genie!

Can I order it from Amazon?

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Re: Coming Soon (from me)
« Reply #14 on: May 03, 2017, 12:08:44 PM »
I will order my copy too!  Looks good Genie!

Can I order it from Amazon?

Gee, I didn't really expect either of you to order it.  Yes, It's on Amazon.  Thanks.

https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_noss_1?url=search-alias%3Daps&field-keywords=the+noble+coachman

 


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