Tyche Origins Launched Today

Word. The Tyche Origins collection launched today. About seventy million of you mentioned you prefer novel-sized works to the previous published lengths of the individual stories, so here’s your chance to get all five. Side note: this is where I learned what a pentalogy was. An empire falls. Before there was a Tyche, the crew were scattered. Nate wore the Emperor’s Black. El Helmed mighty destroyers. Hope joined the new Republic’s reclamation projects. Kohl fell in with the Yakuza. And Grace was a prisoner. Grab their origin stories as they become the heroes the universe needed them to be. This collects all five Tyche Origin stories: Tyche’s First Tyche’s Chosen Tyche’s Hope Tyche’s Fury Tyche’s Grace If you love stories full of non-stop action and great dialogue, get your copy today!

The Power of Names

Ever since I read Le Guin’s amazing A Wizard of Earthsea, I’ve been captivated by the idea of names having a kind of power. (Side note: if you haven’t read the Earthsea books, you’re missing out. I don’t use ‘amazing’ lightly; this is a series I re-read often. The writing is brilliant, the characters captivating, the stories both beautiful and poignant). Hobb has her own take on this with her Liveship books (also excellent). Same but different, you know? Worth your time (and I needed to look up ‘Fitz’ when I started on these books). Me, I’m pretty much a hack compared to those two. But I still want the names of my characters to have meaning. In my Tyche books, I named the crew with a purpose. Some of the characters were renamed from their originals (did you know, Hope used Read More …

Tyche’s Hope

Half-way there! Tyche’s Hope ships your way today. Get it while the getting’s good. The ad said Job of a Lifetime! Triton Station is Hope’s new home. At twenty-two years old and already Guild Engineer First Class, she is asked to breathe life into the broken spans of Triton’s shipyards. The fall of the Empire brought opportunity for the underground. Triton is home to thousands, organized crime eating the space city like a cancer. They’ve snared Hope’s wife in their net. Hope must get Reiko free. But the cost of Reiko’s freedom might be everything Hope has worked so hard for. As the hungry and the powerful close in for the kill, Hope must find a way out. If she doesn’t, she’ll lose Reiko for good. Tyche’s Hope is the third novella in Richard Parry’s gripping Tyche Origins pentalogy. If you Read More …

Tyche Origins

Contrary to popular belief, I haven’t been spending my last few weeks surfing the web or playing video games. Tyche Origins is coming soon! This five-novella series are tiny vignettes into the backgrounds of the Tyche’s crew. How they came to the ship. How they left their homes. The stories are easy to read in a sitting, and are 15,000+ words of action and dialogue* each. The stories will be out soon. Until then, enjoy the covers. * NSFW