Chris Stoesen Fiction: 2018

Monday, October 8, 2018

Help Wanted - There are Free Books Involved.

I love that iconic image. Uncle Sam pointing his finger out at you asking for help. Well, I could use a bit of help. Most importantly, I really could use some reviews on my books. If you have done a review on one of my books and are interested in doing another, please think about enrolling in my Advanced Review Copy group. I created a sign up form for it here:

Please consider it. I would really appreciate it.

Friday, September 7, 2018

Monday, August 27, 2018

Cover for The Phoenix Gambit - Book 5 of the New Glasgow War Series

I finally found an image for the cover that I like. The artist goes by Algolonline on Deposit Photos. This was put together by Phil McClimon for me as a cover. The editing will hopefully be completed by the end of this week for a release date in early September for the book.

I think I may your more of this artists work going forward.

Friday, May 18, 2018

GDPR Frustrations

Well, I am not certain what I need to do to protect myself from the repercussions of this. I am going to suspend the mailing lists until I figure it out. Until further notice, I will not be taking more subscribers to my mailing lists.

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Phoenix Rising out on Amazon

The release day was officially yesterday. I am happy to report that it went off almost without a hitch. Of course I found a spelling error in my description on Amazon and it was too late to fix until the book went live. That is now sorted out and looking better.

If you are interested, the book is still just $0.99 in the kindle store until next week.

I have started work on Book 5 which as of yet is untitled. I am still trying to sort out some things but it is starting to come together. If you had a chance to read through Phoenix Rising, I would love to hear from you. Please let me know what you think.

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Phoenix Rising is Availible for Pre-Order

Phoenix rising is now out and availible on Amazon. Just taking a moment to breathe a side of relief before jumping into Book 5. Duncan is calling for me to keep her story going.

Please let me know what you think about the new book and cover.

Wednesday, February 21, 2018


I have now officially sold 1000 copies of CSS Appomattox. Thank you all.

More importantly, for the short term, I have a cover for Phoenix Rising: A Story of the New Glasgow War. A friend of mine, Phil McClimon made for me. I really like it.

Hopefully, this is going to inspire me to finish my editing quickly.

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Milestone Almost Reached

I just checked my book report settings. I am one sale away from having sold 1000 Kindle copies of CSS Appomattox. Now that is not a big deal for many folks as I know of authors who are selling that many per day. But for me, it's pretty cool.

The series has done pretty well. The second book in the series has not done nearly as well. Once I finish the third book in the series, I will be looking at repackaging the series to try to get more exposure for it.

In order to celebrate the milestone, anyone who reaches out to me that has not received a copy of Honor Restored, I will send you a PDF of it right away. It occurs immediately after the events of The Last Airship from Khartoum and resolves Almond's story.

Anyway, I just wanted to celebrate for a moment, even if it is prematurely. Now back to editing.

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Fighting Through the Editing

I am fighting my way through the editing of the New Glasgow War book 4. I actually have made good progress the past three days. Hopefully I will be able to complete the editing within a week or so. The challenge will be to come up with a cover as good as the previous three.

I should hit the halfway point by tomorrow at the latest. Onward and upward.

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Phoenix Rising - Book 4 of the New Glasgow War Series

I just completed the first draft of the book. I started editing it right away. I am trying to release in early February. The story continues with Duncan and Dietler engaging a new enemy. The book is twice as long as any of the first three in the series. I hope to have it availible for beta readers next week. We will see how that goes.

I still have to come up with a cover though. I am trying to decide on one. I am trying to look for something interesting.

Tuesday, January 2, 2018

The New Glasgow War Omnibus is live on Amazon

I sent out an announcement earlier about the omnibus edition but was a bit too early. It seems Amazon didn't like the paperback cover and it took me four tries to get it right. But now, it is live on Amazon.

Aaron did the cover for me again with the image from Book 3. It was my favorite that he has done so far. So far the kindle version has done rather well. It is $2.99 and includes books one through three of the series.

I am hard at work on book four of the series and have now expanded it to embrace nine total books in the series. The plan it to release monthly. I suspect that plan will fail at some point in this process. it means that I need to have a finished draft of book 4 before the end of next week. And for it to have a cover that I haven't talked to Aaron about.

Anyway, progress is being made. For the Alternate History fans out there, don't worry, Thomas Devareaux will be back. I am working on finishing book 3 of the series by this summer. In the fall, I plan on launching a new Alt History series based in the Seven Years war following a freikorps.

Anyway, Happy New Year to one and all. I hope 2018 treats us well.