Mercury & Murder

Mercury & Murder (Beowulf Chronicles Book 2)

Former Marine Kurt West is a bounty hunter who, when not chasing bail jumpers, tracks down aliens who stray outside the lines of the normally quiet–and supposedly alien-free–Chapel Hill.
As the college town’s annual Halloween street party approaches, the man accused of a chilling execution-style murder has skipped out on bail and fear grips the community. Kurt gets the call to bring him in, but soon discovers ties between his fugitive and the illicit alien drug trade. When a floater turns up in a lake, apparently killed with an alien weapon, Kurt suddenly has two high-priority cases. But do the cases connect? And do they lead where Kurt thinks or to some place even more deadly?

Final Draft

Final Working Draft
98,730 words
308 pages
9 of 9 Major Changes
13 of 13 Minor Changes

Complete and Reader Reviewed

2nd Draft
90,726 words
263 pages
Line edits: 100%
Plot edits:
49 of 49 Major Changes
24 of 24 Minor Changes

1st Draft
Completed: Jan. 11th, 2014
Goal: 80,000 words
Current Total: 91,533  114%
Words to Go: 0

Most Recent Status Updates:

Mercury & Murder is Uploaded!
6 Days to Go!
Goodreads Giveaway!!
Synopsis Finalized!
Major Edits Are Done!
4th Check In
3rd Check In
2nd Check In
1st Check In
2015 Plan
So Why All of the Silence
Back in the USA
Beta Goes to France
Flipping on the Light
My Week of Writing
Mercury & Murder Cover
2014 First Quarter Goals
Lack of Fanfare Is Good
So What Did I Do After Sending My Novel to My Editor?

This book began as a Camp NaNoWriMo book and I caputred that experience here.

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3 responses to “Mercury & Murder

  1. Pingback: Major Edits Are Done! | Miscellany

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