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I have some news! You can now get the US small-format paperback in the UK via The Book Depository!

Click here for Blood in the Water at £5.01 inc delivery.

Click here for Banners in the Wind at £4.99 inc delivery.

To recap for more recent readers, the Chronicles of the Lescari Revolution were published in mass-market (small) paperback in the US but the plan in the UK was for a trade (large) paperback edition to be followed by the mass-market edition.

And then stuff happened, like the financial crunch hitting everyone's non-essential spending and Games Workshop putting the Solaris imprint up for sale just as the first book came out and cutting back the print runs drastically and then Borders failing just as the second book came out - and well, the whole saga is an object lesson in how many things can screw up a writer's career, which have nothing to do with their books, and which they have no control over.

The first book, Irons in the Fire, eventually came out in mass-market paperback in the UK but the second and third volumes were repeatedly delayed and finally cancelled. Much to the ongoing annoyance of folk who'd been waiting for the cheaper, smaller format, who had purchased the first book and then...?

But now, after discussions about the relevant issues around publishing territories and such, UK readers can now buy the US mass market paperback online.

Spread the word!

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peadarog
Mar. 18th, 2014 11:00 am (UTC)
Good for you and even gooder for the readers!
green_knight
Mar. 18th, 2014 03:55 pm (UTC)
Oooh, excellent.
<pencils in reading time>

Err, availability is exellent, not the shenannigans that went on before.

Edited at 2014-03-18 03:55 pm (UTC)
jemck
Mar. 18th, 2014 10:58 pm (UTC)
Understood :-)
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