- Lives of Unforgetting: What We Lose in Translation When We Read the Bible (And a Way of Reading the Bible as a Call to Adventure) will be released in May 2019.
- The full Ansible: Season Three is anticipated September 2019.
I will also be releasing two omnibus editions this year:
- Colosseums for Dinosaurs (summer 2019) will be a collection of The Running of the Tyrannosaurs, Nyota’s Tyrannosaur, and The Screaming of the Tyrannosaur in a single edition.
- Ansible: A Thousand Faces (in fall 2019) will collect the complete Ansible series – all three seasons!
The big new release in 2020 will be By a Slender Thread, the sixth novel in the Zombie Bible universe.
One woman will lead thousands of refugees from zombie-infested Rome. This novel will be hundreds of pages and will have an epic scope, and has been in production for several years. I anticipate completing the manuscript in summer 2020, and editing for a Christmas 2020 release. Here’s an excerpt from the (very) rough draft:
They had stumbled out of Rome and into some part of the dream country that was inhabited by the screams of the living and the dead and the crack of baking stone, where fire cut them off from one street and men ran from that alley into their midst with flames in their hair and their skin melting like butter, to collapse choking and shrieking; where the sky was no longer open as God’s heart but had become instead a heavy blanket rank with fumes and weighted, weighing them down to the earth, where the very air had become a poison, where there was neither breath nor hope but only cries of prayer and the need to go on, to go on, to get some of these people, please God some of these people, out of the fire and death. Regina no longer recognized any of the streets or buildings around her, though she had lived in this place for years; all of them were translated into monsters of soot, pouring smoke from the mouths of their windows. Men and women ran past her, and she tried to grab them, stop them. “Not that way! Not that way!” she’d cry, but few listened, only the few who saw her face, who knew who she was, who were not blind with panic.
If you have read What Our Eyes Have Witnessed, then you have read the prequel to this novel. By a Slender Thread is Regina’s story. Projected release date for By a Slender Thread: Christmas 2020.
Kidnapping the Clockwork God is a steampunk novella I am working on intermittently. It is still in its very early stages; I will post updates as I learn more.
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