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Human Empire — read the preview now!

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Human Empire, the fourth book in the Human Legion series is a few weeks away. I promised you an early reveal of the first few chapters, and here it is available now 🙂

I’ve made it available as a Kindle or ePUB format eBook. If you ask for one in a comment to this post, I’ll send you one. Simple as that. It’s the first two sections of the novel, which would be about 100 pages in paperback.  [Update: I’m going to be offline for a few days while I sit in a muddy camping field. I’ll post any more previews as soon as I get back.]

It hasn’t been proofread, and it is possible (though very unlikely) that we might change some of the content between now and full release.

To be honest, if I was offered a preview of the first part of a novel I was waiting for, I would decline and wait a few more weeks to enjoy the whole book in one sitting, but I suspect some of you think otherwise!

This is the first co-written Human Legion story. Ian and I wrote whatever needed writing next, and then sent our rough drafts off to the other to finish off. So we’ve both worked on all of what you can see here.

If you haven’t already, read my interview with Ian I posted earlier, and grab his book, Pelquin’s Comet, while it’s still Amazon Book of the Day. It’s doing pretty well in the UK as you can see from this screenshot…


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  1. Chris Browne says:

    Looking forward to the next book, and again thanks for the book from doing the recon

  2. Dennis Weatherspoon says:

    Been waiting for the next installment ! Happy days. Enjoyed the first three.

  3. Larry Payton says:

    Love the sample! Thanks! Looking forward to the release!


  4. Tim says:

    Sample? Preview? Humm … of course I’ll take a preview of the book … and reread when the book comes out.

  5. Aaron says:

    Really loving the series so far and really looking forward to the next book!

    P.S. Please don’t send me a sample, I’d much rather wait for the finished article.

  6. Graeme says:

    I am glad to here that the next instalment is well on its way. Will it be available on Kindle from the release date? I have been eagerly awaiting this one after coming across the other three by accident and was hooked. Thanks for a damn good read.

    • Graeme, I love to hear you’re enjoying the series. Thanks for letting us know 🙂 The next book will come out on Kindle and paperback. If one edition precedes the other, it will only be by a couple of days. Ian and I haven’t quite tidied the first draft, but if that goes well over the next week, we’re planning on a mid-September release.

  7. Juanita OConnor says:

    Really enjoy the series. Thanks for the good reading time.

  8. SGT MIKE says:

    Nice, definitely worth the gander I gave it! 🙂

  9. Tammy says:

    Nice, advance info is always great. Look forward to all reading new stuff. Have a great day.

  10. Marten Ekema says:

    I cant wait fore the next book. The series so far has been brilliant, I’ve read each book from front to back in one session even through the night.
    Keep them coming Tim

    • What can I say, Marten? It has been a privilege to write books for you that keep you reading into the night. I hope I can cause a few more late nights with the rest of the series 🙂 Thanks, Tim.

  11. Bob says:

    You are right, I’ll wait for the book. Thanks for your time writing.

  12. Ricky Nelson says:

    I would like one.

  13. sumosam says:

    Just finished reading the first 3 books in a few days and am hooked. Thank you for a great read that has me hooked!

  14. Ande says:

    Please, please send it to me.

  15. Sam says:

    I would love a preview 🙂

  16. Daniel Manners says:

    You have me totally hooked

  17. Michael Burkhalter says:

    Love this series! Keep up the stories. Been a while since I found a new military SF author to read that I really like. Great style.

    • Thanks Michael. Your message has me energized for a day of writing. Actually, editing and tuning, because we’re getting close to having the fourth book ready. I hope this next one hits the right spots for you too. Tim.

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