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Book Two finished, uploaded into Kindle

As of this morning, the final (and polished) Kindle e-book version of Book Two, The Heirs of Osiris, is in Amazon world, being processed for pre-order for its release date on Monday, November 6. It is the hope, desire, and intention that this will also concur with the release of the paperback version. We'll see!

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