Here are just some of the copies that arrived today. A big thanks to everyone who pre-ordered; I will sign those and ship them tomorrow. You can still get a signed copy, but the deal with free shipping is over. Shoot me an email if you're interested. Or, if you'd prefer, you can order from either Amazon or CreateSpace.
A mysterious man appears in town ... a man only children can see. A young boy’s heart does not beat ... just like everyone else’s in the world. A group of teenagers find an old woman in a cavern ... and a tunnel that leads to another dimension. Two boys on the run from an abusive father stumble across an empty farmhouse ... a farmhouse haunted by more than just memories.
As Robert Swartwood proves in his first full-length collection, illusions are all around us.
Some are real.
Some are terrifying.
Real Illusions is 80,000 words long and contains ten stories (including the novellas The Man on the Bench, Through the Guts of a Beggar, and The Silver Ring), as well as a special author introduction and story notes. And, as a special introductory offer, it's currently 99 cents for the first week from the following outlets (iTunes forthcoming):
You can add Real Illusions to your Goodreads bookshelf here.
The paperback should be ready by the end of the month. I'm thrilled with the number of readers who have pre-ordered already; if you're interested in a signed copy, there's still time.
So the proof came in the mail today. I knew this was going to be a beautiful book, and I'm absolutely thrilled with how it turned out. Print and ebook will be available by the end of the month, but in the meantime, why not pre-order yourself a copy?