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Pre-Order Now: Daughter of Darkness by Terry Brooks

Hi Brooks Readers,

Publishing: October 11th

Yesterday, Terry Brooks and I revealed the cover for his forthcoming new novel, Daughter of Darkness. It is the sequel to Child of Light and it publishes October 11th.

Did you know The Signed Page started with Terry? The first signing I ever had was for three copies of Angel Fire East in 1999. That’s a long time ago. Ever since, Terry has signed every year at The Signed Page, helping his readers acquire signed books near cover price all over the world.

Daughter of Darkness is the newest book. If you haven’t read Child of Light, I highly recommend it. I think the reviews out there speak more than what I think, but wow, it has done well for something unrelated to Shannara, Landover, or Word/Void. And it won’t stop there. Terry plans on writing a third book in the series, to publish 2023.

Click HERE to pre-order now. There will only be 100 personalizations available. First come, first gone. All remaining orders though will be signed on the title page by Terry.

With Magic,

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The Desert Prince & New Employee Sydney

Hi Fellow Bibliophiles,

I am excited to share that The Signed Page has hired its first employee.

Sydney with books she shipped!

It might surprise many of you that The Signed Page has been a one-man effort for twenty years. It was. Life evolves though, and it is time for help. My writing career has grown to the point where I need to focus on writing every day. That is hard to do when there are some months where I spend 60 hours a week shipping books. While a part of me loves that kind of work, I must let it go.

Thankfully, I didn’t have to look too far for help. Sydney watched my young sons several years ago, and she now works the front desk at my wife’s salon. Why is Sydney perfect for this new job? She already has an idea of the work I did when shipping, she has an attention to detail that matches my own, and she works with a sense of urgency. All were important in hiring her.

And so far, she’s done an amazing job these last two weeks. She helped ship out Slewfoot by Brom, Child of Light by Terry Brooks, and The Last Graduate by Naomi Novik. That’s a lot of books shipped out. I couldn’t be happier.

So please welcome Sydney to The Signed Page!

Onward to a fun offering. Today, I want to highlight one of our titles for those of you looking for something new to read. We have 32 slightly-damaged copies of The Desert Prince by Peter V. Brett on sale for $15. It is the first book of a new trilogy, and it is the perfect place to jump into Peter’s work. Most of the copies have small bumping on the spine. Otherwise, they are really nice copies ready for your reading pleasure.

To order your $15 copy of The Desert Prince signed by Peter V. Brett on the dust jacket, click HERE:

Happy Friday! I hope you’ll be reading something great this weekend. I’ll be wrapping up the omega proofread on Grim Oak’s Tailchaser’s Song by Tad Williams. And then I’ll roll right into his new Brothers of the Wind!

With Ink Magic,

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Terry Brooks Signing On October 25th

Hi Brooks Readers,

The new Terry Brooks book Child of Light published yesterday. This is just an update to inform everyone that Terry has scheduled to sign the books on Monday, October 25th. I should receive books today and, if they are undamaged and in great shape, we will get them flapped and ready for Terry to sign next week.

Once we have the books today, I can gauge what size box is needed and will order supplies. We will make the boxes this week in preparation so when Terry is done signing we will hit the ground running with the shipping part of the process.

Note that I said “we” in that last sentence. Yes, I just hired my first employee for The Signed Page. It’s time. I need the help and you guys are going to love Sydney. More news on that tomorrow or the next day.

In the meantime, thank you for your patience. Terry now lives four hours from me so getting together is a bit harder than it used to be.

With Ink Magic,