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ARISEN : Fickisms

So I'm super-excited to announce that, not only have I made this wacky thing (originally suggested by readers) actually happen, but I've been able to do an unprecedented simultaneous e-book and paperback launch. And the paperback is styled as a very cute and swish little “pocket book of maxims” which I hope people will really like. (It's also the perfect stocking stuffer, just in time for… ah, oops.) Anyway, if you buy the paperback, you also get the Kindle edition for free!

“Stick a dick in your ear, and fuck what you heard. Over.”

They were in a genuine emergency. And the men needed him panicking like they needed magic marker dicks drawn on their faces.

“Hey! I’m still fuckin’ this monkey. She’s just here to take pictures.”

cover of ARISEN : Fickisms

Ever since Master Gunnery Sergeant Fick came blitzing out of nowhere in ARISEN, Four Book - Maximum Violence, he has emerged as the closest thing to a consensus fan favorite character for the series. He is best known and most beloved for his ribald, profane, merciless, and generally hilarious insults, quips, and bon mots, which are so characteristic that readers have affectionately dubbed them: Fickisms. Now, in response to popular demand, and collected here for the first time, are all the very best tidbits of Fick's wit and wisdom, from all fourteen main series books.

And thrown in as an extra special bonus, you can also enjoy the most priceless lines from both Predator, and Aliyev the Kazakh.

All initial proceeds from the sale of this book will go to benefit the Marine Raider Foundation (which provides support to active duty and medically retired MARSOC Marines and their families, as well as to the families of those who have lost their lives in service).

Wit. Wisdom. And Magic Marker Dicks.

Fick Never Dies.

Available now from: Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk
(or whatever your personal international Amazon store)

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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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