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Old 07-30-2010, 03:30 PM   #1
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Old 07-31-2010, 09:40 PM   #2
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Just picked up a copy of "Forbidden The Stars" at Smashwords. It looks interesting.

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Looks a great read. Just added your book to my Smashwords cart.

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Thank you! I hope you enjoy.
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Old 08-07-2010, 12:13 PM   #5
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Forbidden The Stars briefly cracked the top 100 this week in the following Amazon Bestsellers Categories:

#69 Kindle Store > Kindle Books > Science Fiction > High Tech
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Purchased both books earlier this week. Both look great reads.
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Thanks, Sabredog! I hope you enjoy them!
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Old 08-23-2010, 06:00 PM   #9
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Old 08-23-2010, 09:29 PM   #10
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I finished "Forbidden the stars" a week or so ago. The story premise was interesting though not to my personal reading taste.

However, that said, it was a very well written novel with believable, well fleshed out characters.

Worth reading?

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Old 08-24-2010, 12:51 PM   #11
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Well thank you for that Sabredog!
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Old 08-30-2010, 07:36 PM   #12
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Forbidden The Stars has been out for a month now and is doing far better than I had expected, and I know a large part is because of you.

I'd just like to thank all the MR members for being so helpful, understanding and supportive. You guys rock!
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In addition to Sabredog's testimonial, here are some things other readers have said about Forbidden The Stars:

"Just what sci-fi ought to be and so often isn't!" -- reader, Jim

"It is a solid piece of science fiction and something that reminds me slightly of the Clarke and the Herbert." -- reader, Andrew

"This is extremely imaginative and well written! Perfect sci-fi!" -- reader, Liz
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