Wednesday, 12 March 2014

The Scavenger cover reveal, and I need help with my blurb

My brother-in-law Andrés Alonso-Herrero has come up with another fine cover for me. This is for a 10,000-word novelette called The Scavenger. It's going up soon as a promo for my Toxic World series and is set close to the action in Radio Hope. Here's a draft of the blurb below. I'd love your input!

In a world shattered by war, pollution, and disease, a lone scavenger discovers a priceless relic from the Old Times.
The problem is, it's stuck in the middle of a contaminated city inhabited by insane chem addicts and vengeful villagers. Only his wits, his gun, and an unlikely ally can get him out alive.


Stephen Tremp said...

My kind of book! I'm going to check it out on Kindle.

Stephen Tremp said...

I see that its not out yet. Well, when it is, I'm downloading it.

D.G. Hudson said...

I left a comment on the Civil War Horror blog. . .nice cover. I'm hearing good things about novelettes.

Roland D. Yeomans said...

I like your blurb: it is like a mini-skirt - short and enticing.

Like Stephen, I will buy it when it comes out -- and promote it, too. :-)

Your blurb is great. Another view might be this:

The Old World is dead. The New World is dying. One lone scavenger finds a pricless relic from the past.

Can his gun, his wits, and an unlikely ally overcome crazed addicts and savage villagers to claim the prize and keep his life?

Pete. said...

That is a cracking cover- really evocative.

Not much more to add than other than it would quickly draw me to it.



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