Fractured Fragment Friday: Featuring the Final Feline Frolic of Cats of War III
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Fractured Fragment Friday: Featuring the Final Feline Frolic of Cats of War III

Cats of War III (my third Herc Tom, Champion of the Empire collection) has arrived at its release day! Fractured Fragment Friday moves on to the eleventh story in the series– “Copy Cat.” (BTW – I’m participating in the 14th Annual Smashwords Summer/Winter Sale! Swordsmaster and all my collections are available at 50% off – … Continue reading

Fractured Fragment Friday: Today Is Release Day for the Cats of War III Collection!
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Fractured Fragment Friday: Today Is Release Day for the Cats of War III Collection!

Cats of War III (my third Herc Tom, Champion of the Empire collection) has arrived at its release day! Fractured Fragment Friday moves on to the tenth story in the series– “The Cat’s Paw.” (BTW – I’m participating in the 14th Annual Smashwords Summer/Winter Sale! Swordsmaster and all my collections are available at 50% off … Continue reading

Fractured Fragment Friday: The Cats of War III Collection Promotion Continues, with “A Tail of Two Species”, AND a Smashwords Summer/Winter Sale Promo!
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Fractured Fragment Friday: The Cats of War III Collection Promotion Continues, with “A Tail of Two Species”, AND a Smashwords Summer/Winter Sale Promo!

**I’m participating in the 14th Annual Smashwords Summer/Winter Sale! Swordsmaster and all my collections are available at 50% off – you can find the links to all of them on my Current Book Promotions page. Meanwhile, Cats of War III (my third Herc Tom, Champion of the Empire collection) is on its way to a … Continue reading

Fractured Fragment Friday: Cats of War III Collection Promotion, with “Imperial Imperilment”
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Fractured Fragment Friday: Cats of War III Collection Promotion, with “Imperial Imperilment”

It’s official! Cats of War III (my third Herc Tom, Champion of the Empire collection) is ready for its July 8th release date. So this Fractured Fragment Friday, we’ll visit the eighth story in the series (and the first in the collection) – “Imperial Imperilment.” Here’s the Blurb Lord Phylo and his Canine Armada have … Continue reading

Fractured Fragment Friday: What Challenges Will Our Hero Face Now That the “Cats Out of the Bag”?
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Fractured Fragment Friday: What Challenges Will Our Hero Face Now That the “Cats Out of the Bag”?

Time for the sixth story in the Herc Tom, Champion of the Empire series. “Cats Out of the Bag” combined the final return of the Lost Baastards (the routed fleet from “Nipped in the Butt”), the escape of the exiled Empress Isabella, and the return of The Lynx with the introduction a new and powerful … Continue reading

Fractured Fragment Friday: Murder, Catnapping, and Intrigue – All Under the Cloak of “Imperial Purrogative”
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Fractured Fragment Friday: Murder, Catnapping, and Intrigue – All Under the Cloak of “Imperial Purrogative”

“Imperial Purrogative” is the FIFTH Herc Tom, Champion of the Empire tale. It was time to revisit the Rotter Dame, and bring justice to the as yet undiscovered conspirators who had enabled the Rotters to return to Ramses in “Cat and Mouse.” The story introduces a new, recurring character in the mysterious Lynx, as well … Continue reading

Fractured Fragment Friday: A Simple Diplomatic Mission Leaves Herc Tom a Victim of “Baastard’s Revenge”
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Fractured Fragment Friday: A Simple Diplomatic Mission Leaves Herc Tom a Victim of “Baastard’s Revenge”

“Baastard’s Revenge” is the FOURTH Herc Tom, Champion of the Empire tale. The devious cats of Baast don’t view our hero with fondness – Herc Tom has single-handedly (well, at least he thinks so) thwarted their last two attempts to defeat the Empire (in “Purr Mission” and “Nipped in the Butt”.) “Baastard’s Revenge” was an … Continue reading

Fractured Fragment Friday: Herc Tom, Champion of the Empire Finds Himself in an Unexpected Alliance of “Cat and Mouse”
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Fractured Fragment Friday: Herc Tom, Champion of the Empire Finds Himself in an Unexpected Alliance of “Cat and Mouse”

In the third installment of Herc Tom, Champion of the Empire, I felt it was time to get away from a feline only milieu and add in a couple more evolved races – the subservient mice and their evil Rotter cousins. As in all generalizations, not everyone in a group fits neatly into their stereotypes. … Continue reading

Fractured Fragment Friday: Despite His Best Efforts, Herc Tom May find Himself – and the Ramses Empire – “Nipped in the Butt”
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Fractured Fragment Friday: Despite His Best Efforts, Herc Tom May find Himself – and the Ramses Empire – “Nipped in the Butt”

“Nipped in the Butt” (I do like double entendre) gave me a chance to expand a little more on the conflict between Ramses and the Baastians (I don’t care how many times you think you have a peace deal with your enemies – it is ALWAYS necessary to remain vigilant; you are in “trust, but … Continue reading

Fractured Fragment Friday (and a FREE eBook): Sometimes You Do What You Must Without “Purr Mission” and Ask Forgiveness Later
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Fractured Fragment Friday (and a FREE eBook): Sometimes You Do What You Must Without “Purr Mission” and Ask Forgiveness Later

For the next few Fractured Fragment Fridays, we’ll visit the eleven stories in my Herc Tom, Champion of the Empire series. First up is “Purr Mission”, and an explanation of how Herc Tom came to be. So – cats. Why did I decide to write a story about cats? I didn’t, really. “Purr Mission” started with … Continue reading