Monday, August 20, 2012

Botanicaust has Arrived

by Tam Linsey

I've stepped over the edge. I'm now officially a published fiction author. Botanicaust is available both as an eBook and a paperback.


After genetically altered weeds devastate Earth's croplands, much of humanity turns to cannibalism to survive. Dr. Tula Macoby believes photosynthetic skin can save the human race, and her people single-mindedly embark on a mission to convert the cannibals roaming what's left of Earth. But when Levi, a peaceful stranger, refuses alteration, Tula doesn't think the only options should be conversion or death.
Levi Kraybill, a devout member of the Old Order, left his Holdout farmland to seek a cure for his terminally ill son. Genetic manipulation is a sin, but Levi will do almost anything for the life of his child. When he's captured, he's sure he's damned, and his only escape will be death.
Tula's superiors schedule Levi's euthanization, and she risks everything to set the innocent man free. Now she and Levi are outlaws with her people, and she's an abomination with his. Can they find sanctuary in a cannibal wasteland?

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Indie publishing has truly made me understand why big sellers like Amanda Hocking went ahead and accepted traditional contracts after successfully self-publishing. The non-writing parts of making a novel available to readers is time consuming. And I find myself caught up in the visual artistry of the book as much as in the writing. The cover design and interior layout have been fun adventures all by themselves.

My goal is to give readers more than an excellent story. I want the reading to be an experience. More value for their time and money. My readers deserve the very best.

Do you think the interior layout of a book affects the way you read?


Jae Awkins said...

This is a great new dystopian series with engaging characters and a plot that really makes the reader think!

Available as an ebook or paperback, you've really put a lot of time into the presentation, as well as the great storyline, and it shows.

Readers will appreciate the 'little extra' that really makes BOTANICAUST a uniquely special read.

Can't wait for the sequel! :o)

Tam Linsey said...

Thanks! I can't wait for the sequel, either! I just have to write it - lol!

Lynn Lovegreen said...

I do like it when a book is beautiful, as well as good writing.