Kindle Discount on The Widow Brigade

The time is this week! Oct 3rd-9th, you can get The Widow Brigade through Kindle for a discount. This applies to both US and UK Amazon. https://www.amazon.com/Widow-Brigade-Douglas-Van-Dyke-ebook/dp/B00YCQ29KW/ref=tmm_kin_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr= This is your chance to get the book my wife says will make me famous! It already debuted with 9 straight 5-star reviews! Don’t be the...

Posted:3rdOct, 2016

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Updates on Some Book Projects

Hello fans! Just a few updates on my book-related projects. As some may have noticed, ads for The Widow Brigade have been popping up on Facebook.  I really believe what folks have been telling me, that this is the book that will make me famous. I have to thank numerous people world-wide that have been giving the ad a like! Of course, I love it even better when those likes turn into book purchases....

Posted:24thNov, 2015

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Revised Inheritance of a Sword and a Path sells 1,000th Copy!

I’ve been tracking the sales of books and just counted up some great news. The revised release of Inheritance of a Sword and a Path hit the sale of it’s 1,000th copy on Oct 9th. This is much better than sales during the 1st edition release. The overall reception on Amazon reviews has been pretty good too. These sales have been worldwide as well! I’ve sold quite a number in Australia...

Posted:15thOct, 2015

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Trials of Faith now available!

The Earthrin Stones 2 of 3: Trials of Faith, revised version is now available! You can order the printed, or pre-order the Kindle version, (availability, Monday, Oct 5th). I’m glad to present this to all the eager new readers that enjoyed picking up Inheritance this past year. This is the sequel to Inheritance of a Sword and a Path. Follow Trestan and Katressa as the story picks up a few years...

Posted:3rdOct, 2015

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Trials of Faith update, 9-22-2015

Thought I’d give everyone an update that The Earthrin Stones, Book 2 of 3: Trials of Faith is very close to release. I think I’m mostly finished with the revision, just doing some final review of appendices and maps that I plan to include in the book. The revision and release of Inheritance of a Sword and a Path brought in lots of new readers to Dhea Loral like nothing before! Those folks...

Posted:22ndSep, 2015

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Work Progressing on Trials of Faith

I promised working on finishing the revision of Trials of Faith around the end of the summer, so it’s time for an update. Both boys have started school again, (YAY!), giving me a lot of time in the mornings to write. I’m near the end. With the extra time available, I’ll be doing my best to wrap this up soon. As with my latest Amazon releases, you’ll see a Kindle version. The...

Posted:1stSep, 2015

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Thousands of Kindle Pages read over 4th of July

Recently, Kindle changed how they reimburse books delivered to readers via Kindle Unlimited. Authors receive payments based on the amount of pages read, instead of copies sold. This has made tracking “sales” into a different beast.   The important news out of this, is I can see how many pages of my books are getting read through Kindle Unlimited on any given day. Keep in mind, normal...

Posted:7thJul, 2015

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5 Stars on Amazon!

I was greeted with the most wonderful discovery this morning. The first 2 reviews of The Widow Brigade have appeared on Amazon, and both gave it 5 stars! (Click for a larger image) A fun read. By David D. on June 7, 2015 Format: Paperback Verified Purchase I really enjoyed this book and had a hard time putting it down. The characters are well written and believable. Reading of the author’s...

Posted:15thJun, 2015

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Eagerly anticipating the first review

The first readers have received copies of The Widow Brigade by now, and may have finished it. I’ve had a nervous anticipation this whole week waiting for the first review to hit Amazon.com. Fingers crossed! I know I’ve put a lot of heart and effort into this story, I’ve made the test-readers and editors cry at times! Hopefully the first reviewer feels the same way. I can’t stress...

Posted:11thJun, 2015

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Kindle version of The Widow Brigade is now live

This is the day the Kindle version of The Widow Brigade is available for download. If you’ve pre-purchased it, it’s ready for you to pick up. Those who bought a physical copy through Amazon should be able to download it free. It’s also free to read for those who subscribe to Kindle Unlimited. The Widow Brigade is a tale of love lost. It’s one woman’s painful struggle against...

Posted:8thJun, 2015

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