New Short Story

The contracts are signed, and the edits are in, so it’s official: a new Thunder Road story will be appearing in Pirating Pups: Salty Sea-Dogs and Barking Buccaneers!

Cover artist Sarah Dahlinger typography is by Indigo Chick Designs.

My contribution is “The Empress of Marshmallow” narrated by the titular character, an obstinate chow, and featuring a young Tilda.

The story was, in part, inspired by this handsome fellow, the latest chow chow sibling:

And of course by this ungovernable boss:

I’m not sure when exactly release day is, but keep an eye out, I’ll let you know as soon as I can share a preorder link. (The formal Table of Contents announcement is on May 10th.) I’ll also try and get an excerpt up soon to give you all a teaser.

Hopefully folks will find this a nice companion piece to “All Cats Go to Valhalla.”