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A Very Indian Mutiny

That is the working title of my next Shattered Lands novel. I’m glad to say that I’m already over 12,000 words into it.

As with the first book, things are somewhat different in my timeline to that of the ‘normal’ timeline that we think we live in right now. I thought I’d let you in on a couple of teasers.

1) The Indian Mutiny of 1857 happened, but was put down much quicker by the East India Trading Company, meaning that said company is still going strong in this India.

2) Thuggees play a part.

3) Anything else would really spoil things 🙂

I shall also be announcing the winners of my competition to have a place in this book. Some of you will be merely extras, pawns to be used and thrown away as I like. Others of you however, now, that will indeed be different. You’ll play roles that could well end up being pivotal. Or which look like being pivotal before I kill you off. It will certainly be fun playing with you all 🙂

About mattsylvester

Father of two beautiful daughters and married to the beautiful Karen, Matthew has been reading and writing fantasy and science fiction since he first read the Hobbit at the age of 7.


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