Sean Williams (ladnews) wrote,

free free free THE CROOKED LETTER free free free

ETA The files have now been removed pending the ebook version, coming soon. Also due soon: the ebook of the final novel in the series, so if you've missed that one, it won't be for much longer. Cheers!

In absolutely outstanding news, Pyr has released the First Book of the Cataclysm onto the web. All you have to do is click the link below and the PDF is yours. Every last word. No questions asked!

The Crooked Letter

For those who aren't familiar with it, The Crooked Letter is kinda urban New Weird on a massive scale. It's been compared to China Mieville, Philip Pullman, Ursula K Le Guin, Stephen King, Neil Gaiman, Michael Moorcock, yada yada, and it won both the Aurealis and Ditmar Awards the year it was released (the first fantasy novel in the history of the awards to do so). Chronologically speaking, it's the first book in my Change series, and stands as a prequel to The Stone Mage & the Sea, The Blood Debt, and The Changeling. It's also my attempt to take all the world's religions and wrap them up in a crazy Darwinian package that even an atheist like me might be tempted to believe. It was the most difficult book I ever wrote, and now it's free. Check it out!

I'm particularly excited about this because I've been wanting to release my novels on the web for as long as the web has existed, and this is the first time one of my publishers has agreed to do it. Huzzah! Tell your friends!


ETA Mirrors here and here if the Pyr site is running slow.
ETA Kudos to Lou Anders for making it happen!
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