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Due to circumstances beyond out control, the Etsy store is down this weekend. We apologise for any inconvenience this causes, however if you do want to place a direct order with Mightier Than the Sword UK, you still can!

When it comes to digital books these are the current titles we are offering in .mobi and .epub format. When you order, please ensure you specify which ereader you use so that we can furnish you with the appropriate format.

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The Mysteries of Stickleback Hollow

A Thief in Stickleback Hollow – £1.80

The Children of Ribe

FATE – £1.80

WAR – £1.80

WIFRITH – £1.80

DOUBT – £1.80

SKANE – £1.80

SHIPWRECKED – £1.80

FEAR  – £1.80

HOME – £1.80

The Chronicles of Celadmore

Rising Empire: Part 1  – £2.39

Rising Empire: Part 2  – £2.39

Rising Empire: Part 3  – £2.39

Rising Empire Trilogy – £4.50

Shroud of Darkness  – £2.39

Lady of Fire  – £2.39

End of Days  – £2.39

Shroud of Darkness Trilogy – £4.50

Nicolette Mace: the Raven Siren

Beginnings  – £2.39

Kevin Metis Saga  – £2.39

Derek Long Saga  – £2.39

Filling the Afterlife from the Underworld: Volume 1 – £1

Filling the Afterlife from the Underworld: Volume 2 – £1

Filling the Afterlife from the Underworld: Volume 3 – £1

Filling the Afterlife from the Underworld: The Case of Mrs. Weldon – £1

Filling the Afterlife from the Underworld: Hunting the Priest Killer – £1

Filling the Afterlife from the Underworld: Murder in the First – £1

Filling the Afterlife from the Underworld: Sabrina – £1

Tales of Ragaris

We Do Not Kill Children – £2.39

Michael Morgan Books

In Exchange  – £2.39

Others

Brothers – £2.39

Paperbacks and Other Merchandise

The following paperbacks and other merchandise items are available direct from us. To order any of these books or merchandise items, please email office@mightierthanthesworduk.com with the subject heading: Direct Order. Include your name, the items you want to purchase and a delivery address. Our web gremlins will send an invoice from our paypal account to your email and once it has been paid, your order will be processed. We apologise for the long winded process, but it is only temporary.

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Order the paperback of A Thief in Stickleback Hollow, by C.S. Woolley for just £6.99 in paperback with free UK delivery  – the perfect gift for Mother’s Day

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Order the paperback of All Hallows’ Eve in Stickleback Hollow, the latest release from C.S. Woolley for just £6.99 in paperback with free UK delivery – the perfect gift for Mother’s Day

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Order the paperback of Brothers, the debut novel from Marlena R. Smith for just £13.99 in paperback with free UK delivery

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Pre-Order Wyrd, Book 1 in the Children of Snotingas series for just £5.99 including free UK delivery. Due for release on 3rd April 2017

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Order Rising Empire: Part 1, book 1 in the Chronicles of Celadmore series, by C.S. Woolley for £11.99 with free UK delivery

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Order Rising Empire: Part 2, book 2 in the Chronicles of Celadmore series, by C.S. Woolley for £11.99 with free UK delivery

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Order Rising Empire: Part 3, book 3 in the Chronicles of Celadmore series, by C.S. Woolley for £11.99 with free UK delivery

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Order the paperback of the Rising Empire Trilogy by C.S. Woolley for just £21.99 in paperback with free UK delivery

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Order Shroud of Darkness, book 4 in the Chronicles of Celadmore series, by C.S. Woolley for £11.99 with free UK delivery

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Order Lady of Fire, book 5 in the Chronicles of Celadmore series, by C.S. Woolley for £11.99 with free UK delivery

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Order End of Days, book 6 in the Chronicles of Celadmore series, by C.S. Woolley for £11.99 with free UK delivery

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Order the paperback of the Shroud of Darkness Trilogy by C.S. Woolley for just £21.99 in paperback with free UK delivery

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Order In Exchange, Book 1 in the Michael Morgan series by Steven M. Caddy for £11.99 including free UK delivery

Beginnings best seller

Order the paperback of Beginnings, Book 1 in the Nicolette Mace: the Raven Siren series by C.S. Woolley for just £11.99 in paperback with free UK delivery

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Order your copy of The Kevin Metis Saga, Book 2 in the Nicolette Mace: the Raven Siren series by C.S. Woolley, for just £6.99 including free UK delivery

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Order your copy of The Derek Long Saga, Book 2 in the Nicolette Mace: the Raven Siren series by C.S. Woolley, for just £6.99 including free UK delivery

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Order the paperback of We Do Not Kill Children, the debit novel from Penelope Wallace and the first book in the Tales of Ragaris series for just £13.99 in paperback with free UK delivery

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Order the paperback of Fate, Book 1 in the Children of Ribe series by C.S. Woolley for just £5.99 in paperback with free UK delivery

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Order the paperback of War, Book 2 in the Children of Ribe series by C.S. Woolley for just £5.99 in paperback with free UK delivery

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Order the paperback of Wifrith, Book 3 in the Children of Ribe series by C.S. Woolley for just £5.99 in paperback with free UK delivery.

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Order the paperback of Doubt Book 4 in the Children of Ribe series by C.S. Woolley for just £5.99 in paperback with free UK delivery

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Order the paperback of Skane, Book 5 in the Children of Ribe series by C.S. Woolley for just £5.99 in paperback with free UK delivery

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Order the paperback of Shipwrecked Book 6 in the Children of Ribe series by C.S. Woolley for just £5.99 in paperback with free UK delivery

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Order the paperback of Fear Book 7 in the Children of Ribe series by C.S. Woolley for just £5.99 in paperback with free UK delivery

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Order the paperback of Home, Book 8 in the Children of Ribe series by C.S. Woolley for just £5.99 in paperback with free UK delivery

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Order your copy of the Arm Rings of Yngvar Collection – all 8 stories from the first story arc in the Children of Ribe series by C.S. Woolley. Includes FATE, WAR, WIFRITH, DOUBT, SKANE, SHIPWRECKED, FEAR and HOME for only £35.99 including free UK delivery

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Order your very own boom gift set! Book gift sets are available for the following books and each includes a paperback copy of the book, a digital download card and an A3 poster from the series. The Chronicles of Celadmore gift sets also include two postcards. All gift sets come with free UK delivery. Rising Empire: Part 1 Gift Set – £14.95, Rising Empire: Part 2 Gift Set – £14.95, Rising Empire: Part 3 Gift Set – £14.95, Rising Empire Trilogy Gift Set – £27.95, Shroud of Darkness Gift Set – £14.95, Lady of Fire Gift Set – £14.95, End of Days Gift Set – £14.95, Shroud of Darkness Trilogy Gift Set – £27.95, Beginnings Gift Set – £14.95, Kevin Metis Saga Gift Set – £14.95, Derek Long Saga Gift Set – £14.95, FATE Gift Set – £11.95, WAR Gift Set – £11.95, WIFRITH Gift Set – £11.95, DOUBT Gift Set – £11.95, SKANE Gift Set – £11.95, SHIPWRECKED Gift Set – £11.95, FEAR Gift Set – £11.95, HOME Gift Set – £11.95, Arm Ring of Yngvar Gift Set – £41.99

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Get all 8 paperbacks in the Children of Ribe series by C.S. Woolley for just £45 including free UK delivery.

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Get your very own Arm Ring of Yngvar, specially crafted for our store by the talented Jelling Dragon Bronzesmiths. Yours in bronze for just £40 including free UK delivery. The twisted arm rings are finished with dragons, wolves, Odin’s ravens and Thor’s hammer. Each arm ring corresponds to one of the arm rings in the Children of Ribe books. If you want to purchase an arm ring and one of the titles, you can do this for £45 including free UK delivery and a download link for a digital copy of the chosen book as well.

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Get your own arm ring of Yngvar with this Viking Longship crafted for us by Jelling Dragon. This arm ring corresponds to the arm ring found in shipwrecked and is £45 on its own or £50 if you want to order the Shipwrecked gift set that includes the arm ring, a paperback copy of Shipwrecked and a download code for a digital copy of Shipwrecked.

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Get your very own arm ring of Yngvar crafted in pewter and finished with two wolf heads for only £35 including free UK delivery.

To order any of these books or merchandise items, please email office@mightierthanthesworduk.com with the subject heading: Direct Order. Include your name, the items you want to purchase and a delivery address. Our web gremlins will send an invoice from our paypal account to your email and once it has been paid, your order will be processed. We apologise for the long winded process, but it is only temporary.

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17309005_10158303561925024_4504106175416710855_nFor those of you who have enjoyed reading the Children of Ribe books, we are extremely pleased to announce that our Etsy store is now stocking Viking arm ring replicas. These are not just any old arm rings though.

With the help of Jelling Dragon, we are offering historically accurate replicas of arm rings, some that have been specifically tailored to make the eight arm rings of Yngvar that appear in the Children of Ribe books.

All cast in bronze, these arm rings are made in the traditional fashion that the Vikings used hundreds of years ago. They can be made wider or narrower to fit different wrist sizes and are surprisingly light and comfortable to wear.

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the code TWEET05 at the checkout when purchasing your arm ring from the Etsy store.

This offer applies not only to the arm rings of Yngvar as individual items, but also to the all new Children of Ribe gift sets that include the relevant arm ring of Yngvar as well as a paperback and digital copy of the book in question.

There is also the new Arm Ring of Yngvar collection, a paperback that features the first 8 books in the Children of Ribe series in one collection.

The Etsy Store listings:

The Arm Rings of Yngvar Collection in paperback – £35.99 including free UK P&P

The Arm Rings of Yngvar replica arm rings- £40.00 – £45.00 each including free UK P&P

Book 2: WAR arm ring gift set – £45.00 including free UK P&P

Book 3: WIFRITH arm ring gift set – £45.00 including free UK P&P

Book 6: SHIPWRECKED arm ring gift set – £50.00  including free UK P&P and a donation of £5 to the RNLI.

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As you may have noticed, we have a number of locations that you can buy officially sanctioned merchandise from, however most of this isn’t directly available from us. But we do have an etsy store that you can purchase eBooks, paperback books and even posters directly from us.

Our current range of products includes:

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The paperback and digital copies of Rising Empire: Part 1, Book 1 in The Chronicles of Celadmore

eBook £2.39
Paperback £11.98
Paperback, eBook, Poster & Postcards Gift Set £16.95

All prices include postage and packaging for UK customers. International shipping is priced at £2.51

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The paperback and digital copies of Rising Empire: Part 2, Book 2 in The Chronicles of Celadmore

eBook £2.39
Paperback £11.98
Paperback, eBook, Poster & Postcards Gift Set £16.95

All prices include postage and packaging for UK customers. International shipping is priced at £2.51

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The paperback and digital copies of Shroud of Darkness, Book 4 in The Chronicles of Celadmore

eBook £2.39
Paperback £12.98
Paperback, eBook, Poser & Postcards Gift Set £16.95

All prices include postage and packaging for UK customers. International shipping is priced at £2.51

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The paperback and digital copies of Lady of Fire, Book 5 in The Chronicles of Celadmore

eBook £2.39
Paperback £12.98
Paperback, eBook, Poster & Postcards Gift Set £16.95

All prices include postage and packaging for UK customers. International shipping is priced at £2.51

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The paperback and digital copies of End of Days, Book 6 in The Chronicles of Celadmore:

eBook £2.39

Paperback £11.98

Paperback, eBook, Poster & Postcards Gift Set £16.95

All prices include postage and packaging for UK customers. International shipping is priced at £2.51

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Are you already enjoying the Rising Empire trilogy? Then you can get the next three books in the Chronicles of Celadmore as a single boxset:

eBook £6
Paperback £17.99

All prices include shipping for domestic and international customers.

Beginnings best seller

The life of a private investigator is not the glamorous one that the movies would have you believe – join Nicolette Mace: the Raven Siren in Beginnings, Book 1

eBook £2.39
Paperback £11.98
Paperback, eBook & Poster Gift Set £14.95

All prices include postage and packaging for UK customers. International shipping is priced at £2.51

kevin Metis best sellerThe life of a private investigator is not the glamorous one that the movies would have you believe – join Nicolette Mace: the Raven Siren in the Kevin Metis Saga, Book 2
eBook £2.39
Paperback £9.98
Paperback, eBook & Poster Gift Set £14.95

All prices include postage and packaging for UK customers. International shipping is priced at £2.51

Derek Long best seller

The life of a private investigator is not the glamorous one that the movies would have you believe – join Nicolette Mace: the Raven Siren in the Derek Long Saga, Book 3

eBook £2.39
Paperback £9.98
Paperback, eBook & Poster Gift Set £14.95

All prices include postage and packaging for UK customers. International shipping is priced at £2.51

FATE bestseller

A viking saga for children, Fate is the ideal book for children from ages 5 to 500.

eBook £1.80
Paperback £6.98
Paperback, eBook & Poster Gift Set £11.95

All prices include postage and packaging for UK customers. International shipping is priced at £2.51

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If you already have your copy of Fate, then the map of Viking Denmark is the ideal accessory to put on your wall.

Printed on 135 gsm, A3 paper and coated with a gloss finish, the map is the perfect way to track the adventures of Erland, Eva, Christian, Dalla, Riki and Wifrith.

Map £7 including international shipping

Inexchange

Journey into the not too distant future and discover what it’s like to live in space and experience life on Planet Earth for the first time through the eyes of Michael Morgan

Paperback £11.98

Domestic shipping is free. International shipping is set at £2.51

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Lady of Fire is the fifth book in the Chronicles of Celadmore, the second book in the Shroud of Darkness trilogy and the second book in the series to be written.

“I’d finally finished Shroud of Darkness after 12 years of writing it, I was so sick of writing the series that I had to take a break from it. In fact, I took a break for a while from writing and Lady of Fire is the book that I came back to writing with.”

Things are looking bleak for Celadmore as Lady of Fire moves the characters from this generation down a road of war.

“A lot of the characters had to grow up in Lady of Fire, they had to put aside childish notions of what they wanted the world to be like and face up to the reality that was in front of them – find hope and joy wherever they could. It’s something I was going through myself when I was writing the book. At the time I hadn’t intended to pour so much of what I felt into the book, but now that I go back and look at it, I’m really glad I did. I think the story is stronger for it.”

When it comes to reviews, Lady of Fire seems to be fairly well received so far.

“This sequel to Shroud of Darkness picks up exactly where the previous book left off without even missing a beat. The opening sees the characters from the previous book reeling in the wake of the plot twist and deciding what they will do next.

Having been led through Shroud of Darkness not seeing the plot twist coming, Lady of Fire is full of revelations that make all the little nagging elements from Shroud of Darkness make much more sense. The feeling you have all the way through that Gruagadon shouldn’t be trusted but you can’t help but ignore the doubts about him because of how well he present himself.

Some of the loose ends from Shroud of Darkness are tied up and the development in relationships between the characters is wonderful. One of the best parts of this book is how the minor characters such as the children of the royal line have time to develop and really make you invest even more in the world of Celadmore and what they are struggling with.

Can’t wait to see what happens next.” – Taken from Goodreads

“Lady of Fire has some really brutal moments in it for the characters, things happen that completely transform relationships and also put their reputations on the line. It’s much grittier than Shroud of Darkness and the outlook really isn’t great for Celadmore.”

Lady of Fire is available for £1.99 in digital formats and £9.99 in paperback formats from all good retailers. You can get your copy now from amazon.

Did you know?

Lady of Fire was the first book in the Chronicles of Celadmore to get a catchy tagline? All the books have a short tagline to go with them, but Lady of Fire was the first to have one.
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If you already own a copy of Lady of Fire, then the fun doesn’t have to stop there! A line of Chronicles of Celadmore merchandise has been created and some of it is already available for purchase!

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Other Lady of Fire Merchandise

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A range of notecards and other posters featuring the character faces and quotes (some of which you can see further up in this blog post) are due to be released along with a range of bookmarks and postcards** slightly later this year. The notecards and posters featuring the characters are being released to raising money for charity. 50% of the profits from every sale of the notecards and posters featuring the characters are to be split between two charities – 25% of the profits going to the Broad Appeal and 25% of the profits going to the British Heart Foundation. Though we don’t have an official release date for these yet, we do know you will be able to order them for collection at the UK Indie Lit Fest (that C.S. Woolley and Steven M. Caddy are attending) and you will be able to purchase them for delivery through this site as well as through Etsy.

** the designs for the bookmarks and postcards have yet to be released.

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Shroud of Darkness is the fourth book in the Chronicles of Celadmore, but it was the first book in the series to be written. It is also the first book in the Shroud of Darkness trilogy.

“When I started writing Shroud of Darkness I was 12. I had been inspired to write something epic, but it wasn’t called Shroud of Darkness until I was 15. Originally the book was going to be a single volume called Flight of the Swallow. The heroes and villains were the same, but the portals that feature in the series were used quite differently. Starting writing something when I was so young, it was hardly surprising that the book transformed into what it is now. This was partly due to me growing up and gaining more experience of the world, but also from the inspiration I drew from the trailer for Lord of the Rings: the Fellowship of the Ring. Arwen threatening the Ringwraiths in the river gave me the inspiration to create the warrior women of the Anaguras and the appearance of Strider in the trailer gave rise to the Queterians. At that age I hadn’t read Lord of the Rings and I hadn’t even seen the movies before I started writing.”

Shroud of Darkness is an epic that sees Celadmore as a very different realm to the one that Kasnata and her people inhabited.

“Things have changed in the 400 years between the two trilogies. War still remains though. Celadmore is recovering from a twenty year war that has ravaged the land and the characters are all feeling the after effects of the events from the war. The Order is much more divided and the Valians are far more of a threat than they were in Rising Empire.”

Though the world has changed since Rising Empire, you also get to experience much more of the realm too. The central character in Shroud of Darkness is Venetia, one of the RAVEN queens of the Anaguras, the Queterians have their own king and though they are still one people, their lives, cities and military forces are split.

“Shroud of Darkness is a book that still holds a very special place in my heart, it’s the least serious of all the books in the Chronicles of Celadmore and the characters are living in a state where they are still celebrating the end of conflict and really don’t want to be drawn into another war and most don’t even want to admit that there is anything wrong.”

There are a few customer reviews to be found for Shroud of Darkness:

“It’s hard for books to distinguish themselves nowadays, especially books in the fantasy genre.

There are many books out there that are well marketed but when it comes to the text, it is always disappointing. This one is brilliant. It says it’s the third book in a series, but it’s the first one I have read and I was able to follow everything that was going on without a problem! The characters are a myriad of people that seem to be written in a very realistic way – you hate some of them, find some of them irritating, some of the stupid, some of them extremely unlucky, some of them that you fall instantly in love with and some you just like because they are, for want of a better word, cool. I’ve talked to my friend who recommended this book and their favourite character is completely different to mine.

The character of Caslo had to be my favourite, he isn’t a major character as far as the plot goes but I instantly fell for him and felt that that he was, to put it simply, cool.

The feel of the book is a bit like the writing of Tolkien but without the long drawn out conversations. The world you enter into is well fleshed out, complete with different languages, races of people, kingdoms, tensions and feels fully formed from the first page. The history is well established and it almost feels like you are about to go exploring the realm of Celadmore as you delve into the pages.

The plot on the face of it seems to give you everything upfront, but this is a ruse. There are many twists to the plot and C.S. Woolley has managed to keep the plot simple without being boring, focusing on key elements of what makes a good story and filling out the book with the many subplots that are woven together with the main plot line and flesh out the story into something wonderful.

I am now reading the next book in the series as the cliffhanger at the end demanded I read on before going back to find the other books in the series. I would recommend this to anyone who loves to read and especially those who don’t like the fantasy genre – it may just turn you!” – Taken from Amazon.com

“My favourite character in both the Chronicles of Celadmore and the Nicolette Mace: the Raven Siren books first appears in Shroud of Darkness and there is a child-like quality to a lot of the characters. Most of them are still young and have a very narrow view of the world that has been forged by the war. There are a lot of insular attitudes and misunderstandings that come out of these. Shroud of Darkness will also always be really special for me as a book as it got to number 4 in the Kobo fantasy charts and was outselling George R.R. Martin, Raymond E. Feist, Robin Hobb and it was the first moment when I felt like a real author.”

Shroud of Darkness is available for £1.99 in digital formats and £9.99 in paperback formats from all good retailers. You can get your copy now from amazon.

Did you know?

Shroud of Darkness was originally over 1,000 pages long and comprised most of the events of Lady of Fire and End of Days. When C.S. Woolley finished writing the original draft, she decided there was just too much for it to be featured in one book and so split the story into three to let it develop more and ultimately led to a more satisfying story as well as the creation of the other 18 books in the series as well as the 20 part spin off series, The Dragonian Wars. For those of you that are counting, that’s 41 books in total!

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If you already own a copy of Shroud of Darkness, then the fun doesn’t have to stop there! A line of Chronicles of Celadmore merchandise has been created and some of it is already available for purchase!

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Other Shroud of Darkness Merchandise

Chronicles of Celadmore Logo Poster

Map of Celadmore Poster

A range of notecards and other posters featuring the character faces and quotes (some of which you can see further up in this blog post) are due to be released along with a range of bookmarks and postcards** slightly later this year. The notecards and posters featuring the characters are being released to raising money for charity. 50% of the profits from every sale of the notecards and posters featuring the characters are to be split between two charities – 25% of the profits going to the Broad Appeal and 25% of the profits going to the British Heart Foundation. Though we don’t have an official release date for these yet, we do know you will be able to order them for collection at the UK Indie Lit Fest (that C.S. Woolley and Steven M. Caddy are attending) and you will be able to purchase them for delivery through this site as well as through Etsy.

** the designs for the bookmarks and postcards have yet to be released.

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Rising Empire: Part 3 is the final instalment in the Rising Empire trilogy and marks the end of the reign of Queen Kasnata. Rising Empire: Part 3 is the third book in the Chronicles of Celadmore, but it is the sixth book to be written in the series.

“Because some of the events in Rising Empire: Part 3 directly effect what happens in End of Days, I had to make a decision about which book I would write first. In the end, it made more sense for me to write End of Days first and work out how everything turned out before I went back and wrote the causes. I had a rough idea about how everything would string together, but I have always found it much easier to start at the end and work backwards. This is going to make the rest of the series quite interesting as I have faithfully promised to write the rest of the series in the right order.”

Because this is the final book in the trilogy there are some new characters that are introduced, but equally there are a lot of characters that readers also say goodbye to.

“With everything that is going on with the blood moon, the madness in Grashindorph, the brewing rebellion, the strange goings on in Delma and the war, there is an awful lot of danger facing most of the characters. If you have read the Shroud of Darkness trilogy, you’ll know there are a handful of characters that survive to later in the series, but there is no guarantee that anyone else will reach the end of the book alive.”

Rising Empire: Part 3 is currently available on pre-order and is set for release on 19th May 2016. This has been pushed back by 5 months from the originally intended publishing date.

“There is so much that is going on in Rising Empire: Part 3, it’s just going to be a rollercoaster ride for most readers. In writing this book, I created one of my favourite characters in the series, so I hope that people like them as much as I enjoyed creating them. There is also a few direct messages that are woven into this book that focus on elements of life that I have been affected by, so there were some moments in this book that were particularly important to me whilst I was writing.”

Indie Sci-fi and Fantasy did an interview with C.S. Woolley about Rising Empire: Part 2 and Part 3.

  • What would say has been your biggest challenge and achievement in writing Rising Empire: Part 2 and Part 3?

Actually finishing them. I had two things happen that really made me want to give up writing altogether, the first was one of my books was plagiarised – copied word for word and published with someone else claiming they wrote it and then about a week after having to deal with lawyers getting it all sorted, I got a really nasty review that just made what little motivation I had left disappear completely. If it weren’t for a group of people that work at my local game store (yes, I go into this game store so often I am now friends with all the staff) I wouldn’t have written either of these books; so some of the characters were named after the four of them and Rising Empire: Part 2 is dedicated to them.

  • What have you learned about yourself as a writer through writing Rising Empire: Part 2 and Part 3?

I’ve learned that my way of working has changed since I first started writing and that it’s probably a very good thing. Every book I write, I become more organised and when I get to the point when I think I’ve had enough of a series, I find I really haven’t and can’t wait to start writing the next one.

To read more from the interview please visit http://indiescififantasy.com/

Did you know?

Rising Empire: Part 3 was nearly split into two books to allow C.S. Woolley a bit more space to explore the lives of the characters. Instead, she opted to keep the trilogy format of the story instalments in tact and put plans to write some shorter stories that explore some the characters you see less of in this book.

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You can pre-order your copy of Rising Empire: Part 3 on amazon for £1.99

If you already own a copy of Rising Empire: Part 3, then the fun doesn’t have to stop there! A line of Chronicles of Celadmore merchandise has been created and some of it is already available for purchase!

Rising Empire: Part 3 Mug – coming soon

Rising Empire: Part 3 Poster – coming soon

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Map of Celadmore Poster

A range of notecards and other posters featuring the character faces and quotes (some of which you can see further up in this blog post) are due to be released along with a range of bookmarks and postcards** slightly later this year. The notecards and posters featuring the characters are being released to raising money for charity. 50% of the profits from every sale of the notecards and posters featuring the characters are to be split between two charities – 25% of the profits going to the Broad Appeal and 25% of the profits going to the British Heart Foundation. Though we don’t have an official release date for these yet, we do know you will be able to order them for collection at the UK Indie Lit Fest (that C.S. Woolley and Steven M. Caddy are attending) and you will be able to purchase them for delivery through this site as well as through Etsy.

** the designs for the bookmarks and postcards have yet to be released.
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Well for the next 72 hours you have found us here at Mightier Than the Sword UK in a very generous mood! That’s right we’ve gone and come up with a great deal on books for the next 72 hours ONLY. That’s right we’ve put together a crazy offer for this weekend – on our Etsy store, Birdcage and Butterfly you can buy all three books in the Chronicles of Celadmore series for £2.50 each (eBooks only) but we’ve decided that we want to do more than that for three days. For the next 72 hours you can find new editions to the Birdcage and Butterfly store – All three volumes of the Chronicles of Celadmore for the bargain price of £2.50 – yes that’s right you save £5 – buy one book and get two free. Not only that you will also get two 50% off vouchers for the Kevin Metis Saga and the Derek Long Saga in the Nicolette Mace: the Raven Siren series with each purchase.

All this comes just weeks before the release of End of Days and Rising Empire: Part 2. End of Days is the final installment in the Shroud of Darkness and Lady of Fire triloy and Rising Empire: Part 2 is the second part of the Rising Empire trilogy. Don’t miss out on this offer to get the other Chronicles of Celadmore books so cheap before the next two are released.

There is also a competition open to win signed copies of C.S. Woolley’s Filling the Afterlife from the Underworld series. And for every 3,000 copies downloaded there will be extra competitions unlocked to win merchandise from the Mightier Than the Sword UK merchandising stores. So tell your friends, family and social media services for bigger and better prizes to be unlocked. Don’t forget to check back here for competition updates and other offers over the weekend.

As each competition goes live the links below will activate. In the meantime check out all the stuff you can win!

This offer is only available from 00:00 24th October 2014 to 00:00 27th October 2014 GMT.

There are three different ebook options for this offer:

PDF

Mobi (kindle) 

ePub

 

3,000 downloads – competition to win one of four Nicolette Mace: Raven Siren mugs

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6,000 downloads – competition to win one of three Nicolette Mace: the Raven Siren throw pillows

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9,000 downloads – competition to win one of three Nicolette Mace: the Raven Siren baseball jerseys (all three styles come in both men and women’s jerseys)

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12,000 downloads – competition to win one of six Nicolette Mace: the Raven Siren hoodies (styles are as you see them below)

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15,000 downloads – win one of five Nicolette Mace: the Raven Siren bags plus a Nicolette Mace: the Raven Siren wallet or coin purse.

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20,000 downloads – win one of ten Nicolette Mace: the Raven Siren posters

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25,000 downloads – win one of four framed Nicolette Mace: Raven Siren prints

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30,000 downloads – win one of ten Rising Empire: part 1 cover posters

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35,000 downloads – win one of ten Shroud of Darkness cover posters

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40,000 downloads – win one of ten Lady of Fire cover posters

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45,000 downloads – win one set of three Chronicles Celadmore Mugs (ten sets to be won)

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50,000 downloads – win one set of four Nicolette Mace: the Raven Siren Mugs (ten sets to be won)

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55,000 downloads – win one set of all twelve Mugs from Mightier Than the Sword UK (ten sets to be won)

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60,000 downloads – win one set of Chronicles of Celadmore Cover Posters including End of Days and Rising Empire: Parts 2 & 3

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65,000 downloads – win a complete set of signed paperback books by C.S. Woolley (Nicolette Mace: the Raven Siren & The Chronicles of Celadmore)

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70,000 downloads – win a £50 voucher for bookshop of your choice

 

75,000 downloads – win the chance to have your own character appear in Nicolette Mace: the Raven Siren – The Lily & Rose Saga

As some of you out there may be aware, there are weeks when we here at Mightier Than the Sword UK end up putting in six days of work and some very late nights too (yes we do know it’s 2am, but we’ve had a lot to do). It’s on these weeks when we know there is a lot on that we can’t help but get the Wednesday Blues. It’s a bit like the mean reds that Audrey Hepburn talks about in Breakfast at Tiffany’s, but rather than going around a department store in New York City we have our own little cure.

As book people you might think this involves going to a library or favourite book shop and if it were just the blues we were suffering from then you would be right. But when we have the Wednesday Blues there is but one cure – a visit to our local Grainger Games. Now there are those out there who will assume that it is because it is filled with technology, console games and other items to make geeks dance with joy and yes there is that aspect to it. What really chases away our Wednesday Blues is however the three wonderful people who work there – Mike, Dave and Sian.

Fun and friendly, they also remember us when we walk through the doors which is a wonderful thing in itself, but what makes it even better is no matter how badly we are suffering from the Wednesday Blues, these guys know how to make us laugh and fill us full of energy so that we can come right on back to work – possibly carrying more than we were when we entered the shop. So thank you, you three wonderful people for being our cure to the Wednesday Blues!

In other news, new lines have been added to the Cafepress store and there are now some pictures of some of the merchandise that you can purchase from the cafepress store over on our merchandise page.

Rising Empire: Part 1, Shroud of Darkness and Lady of Fire are all now available for £2.50 each from the Birdcage and Butterfly Etsy store in digital format (mobi, epub, PDF and rtf)

Other than that, the week is now half over! Rejoice and remember:

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