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Shard's Thugs Paperback – June 20, 2016
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"Children of Blood and Bone"
Tomi Adeyemi conjures a stunning world of dark magic and danger in her West African-inspired fantasy debut. Pre-order today
From the Inside Flap
Wiggletooth Shard started off the campaign as a lowly goblincorporal, but when his unit is decimated by the human forces, he steals acaptain's rank and musters the goblins for a desperate counterattack, unknowingthat his rag-tag company would soon plunge straight into the heart of the warfor the survival of the goblin nation!
His newly formed unit, the Black Dragon Company, is assigneda simple mission, get the goblin princess to the shore, but Shard soon realizeshis innocuous assignment is far more deadly. Shard musters all his wit and courage as the humans pull outall stops to capture the goblin princess. Shard realizes that all hope of the goblin nation rides onhis shoulders as he discovers the elves' new secret weapon.
Plagued by his own memories and tortured by dreams of amysterious elf sorceress, Shard leads his goblins through battle after battlewith his only allies; the incompetent Captain Momoo who lost his own companythinking it would get him laid, the brutal Sergeant Major Ribsplitter Joneswho's killed more goblin officers than the elves, the enigmatic Major Bark-Bitewho seems more interested in Shard's past than the war itself, and the lusty,busty, war loving Princess Hiroki who has her own castration machine and aperchance to use it, in a crazy suicide mission across enemy territory againstunwinnable odds to save his people.
Shard's Thugs is laugh out loud funny and an action packedthrill ride from first page to last. Battle after ferocious battle, armed with a his big sword andguile, he must keep the rambunctious princess safe, outsmart the elves andhumans hunting him down, and dodge the lurking shadow of a vengeful black dragon. Shard must succeed at all costs even ifthe price is his goblin company or worse, their lives!
About the Author
Dexter Herron was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York and began writing his first stories on an Underwood typewriter salvaged from a World War Two submarine. Updating to the high tech computer, The Commodore 64, he wrote his first novel, Knight of Chaos, a sword and sorcery adventure. Joining the Marines after High School he served as an Embassy Guard in North Africa and Eastern Europe. After his enlistment, he finished his college degree in Criminology at the University of Connecticut and currently works as a Police Sergeant in Mystic Connecticut. He is married and has three cats, two which like him, and lives in a beautiful home nicked named ‘The Shire’ by all who visit. When he isn’t writing he tinkers with his 1974 Volkswagen Super Beetle named ‘Gen’. He is a member of the Society for Creative Anachronism and is a Master of Arms. He is an Eagle Scout, a Boy Scout Venture Crew Advisor, Explorer Post Associate Advisor and a Boy Scout Committee Member. His favorite authors are Kurt Vonnegut Jr, Anne McCaffrey, J.R.R. Tolkien, Bernard Cornwell, and Frank Miller. His first novel, Knight of Chaos, is available where books are sold.
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The language is....ripe. And imaginative.
This is a must read for lovers of off-color fantasy with anti-heroic...Read more