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A Family War Final Cover Reveal


Yeah. Lawrence Mann is a book-cover genius!

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Hey all, we are delighted to show you the final cover for a Family War done for us by the immensely talented Lawrence Mann. This little beauty arrived in our inbox on Thursday. Now all we have to do is finish formatting the book, sort the text out on the back and then we’re almost ready to release!

The original image is about 65mb in size, so we’ve cropped it a little so that it fits into this blog post. We think the layers of detail capture the society the heroine lives in perfectly.

For you newsletter subscribers out there we’re going to send out the first chapter in a couple of days – it will be minus cover etc. You’ll be getting the raw text – just as a thank you for coming on this journey with us. We are sure you’ll like it.

But for everyone else –…

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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. Matthew was Features Editor, Technical Consultant and regular columnist for magazines such as ‘Fighters’, ‘Combat’, ‘TKD & Korean Martial Arts’ and ‘Traditional Karate’. These are the four leading martial arts magazines in the United Kingdom. He is also the author of the critically acclaimed 'Practical Taekwondo: Back to the Roots', which has been sold around the world. With regard to his martial arts background he has been studying martial arts since 1991. In 1995 he hosted Professor Rick Clark of the ADK and since then has been studying pressure points and their uses in the martial arts and on the street (initially as a Special Constable and as a Door Supervisor). All of this practical hands-on experience means that he is uniquely placed to write fight scenes that are not only plausible but some of which are based on personal or anecdotal experience. Matthew has had a number of short stories published by Fringe Works, KnightWatch Press, Anderfam Press and Emby Press.

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