Dispatch from the Razor's Edge, the Blog of Michael Stephen Fuchs
ARISEN, Book Fourteen

Readers call the ARISEN series:   “absolute masterpieces” … “The best book I have ever read! Apart from the other eleven. We are privileged to read this series” … “No one comes out of this book the same” … “You have to remind yourself to breathe” … “I keep repeating myself, but this is the best series of books of any genre I've ever read” … “I DON’T KNOW WHAT TO SAY ANYMORE!!! I JUST DON’T - This is the best military fiction series ever written! Hands down” … “If you haven't read these you need to reevaluate your life” … “JUST WHEN YOU THINK THIS SERIES CAN'T GET ANY BETTER, IT DOES” … “continues to blow my mind” … “Just sheer unstoppable awesomeness” … “beyond intense” … “painfully good” … “spellbinding” … “insanely well written” … “A work of art - a beautiful, smart, tension-filled experience that will leave you both exhausted and grateful, filled with such astonishing richness and depth” … “HOLY SH!! HOOLLY SH!!!!!!!!!! What a ride!!! explosive! thrilling! Words fail me…

cover of ARISEN, Book Fourteen - ENDGAME

This Is It.

On what will be their final missions ever in the Zulu Alpha – and the fight of their lives – Homer & Ali, and Predator & Juice, launch out into the terminal post-Apocalypse, as London is overrun by the very last rush of death covering the entire planet. Neither mission can fail, but can all four teammates survive? Or will some go down safeguarding the lives of those they love more than life itself…?

As reinforcements flood into CentCom, ahead of the onslaught of the undead world, one man lies in a coma at the heart of humanity's final fallback position. But will the ghosts of all those who've fallen before, and the love of those who yet remain, be enough to bring him back to life, and back to the fight, in time to lead the final battle…?

As CentCom is overrun, and it all collapses and the screen goes black, the last heroes of humanity have one final chance to save the world. But as they cling to one another in their shrinking circle of life, will they be able pull it off in the final seconds, from the mast of the last sinking ship in a world submerged in a sea of death…?

Love. Death. The End Of The Line.

Hope Never Dies.

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Update: Well, two days after launch, looks like we've almost cracked the Amazon Top 100 again. Maybe we'll get there. Or maybe not. Who cares? I'm done!

And: with two books out and doing well, the surreal author rankings kick in:

Finally: Of the first 164 reviews (amazon.com and amazon.co.uk), 163 of them are 5-stars. So that's pretty good.

close photo of Michael Stephen Fuchs

Fuchs is the author of the novels The Manuscript and Pandora's Sisters, both published worldwide by Macmillan in hardback, paperback and all e-book formats (and in translation); the D-Boys series of high-tech, high-concept, spec-ops military adventure novels – D-Boys, Counter-Assault, and Close Quarters Battle (coming in 2016); and is co-author, with Glynn James, of the bestselling Arisen series of special-operations military ZA novels. The second nicest thing anyone has ever said about his work was: "Fuchs seems to operate on the narrative principle of 'when in doubt put in a firefight'." (Kirkus Reviews, more here.)

Fuchs was born in New York; schooled in Virginia (UVa); and later emigrated to the San Francisco Bay Area, where he lived through the dot-com boom. Subsequently he decamped for an extended period of tramping before finally rocking up in London, where he now makes his home. He does a lot of travel blogging, most recently of some very  long  walks around the British Isles. He's been writing and developing for the web since 1994 and shows no particularly hopeful signs of stopping.

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