Harold and the Purple Crayon
The long-awaited day is finally here. Mercury Rises, the sequel to the best-selling apocalyptic fantasy Mercury Falls, is now available in paperback and Kindle formats. For a limited time, the paperback is only $8.97 and the Kindle version is only $2.99. This has been a wild ride, starting with self-publishing Mercury Falls in 2009, getting picked up by AmazonEncore in 2010, and now having them publish the sequel. During that time Amazon Publishing went from being a notion floating around […]
Several people have asked recently whether there will be an opportunity to get signed copies of Mercury Rises. The answer is yes: from now until the end of October, you can order an autographed copy of Mercury Rises by using the form on the right side of this page. In fact, if you order by Friday, October 14, you’ll be able to get the book before you can get it from Amazon (while supplies last). If you have any trouble […]
Amazon announces 47North sci-fi imprint! Most likely, Mercury Rests will be published under this imprint. The first two books are under AmazonEncore.
Three days after the release date of Mercury Rises. Coincidence? (Photo courtesy The Friendly Atheist.)
This ran in the latest edition of Booklist’s Online Exclusives.
Pretty sure I’m going to wrap it up in three. The final book will be called Mercury Rests. That isn’t to say there couldn’t be more Mercury books someday, but I will probably focus on some other things for a while after Mercury Rests is finished.
“Rarely do I get as excited about a book or an author as I have in recently reading Mercury Rises by Robert Kroese. My favorite type of book is the kind that is both hysterically funny and somehow still deals with big questions and big answers in a way that takes nothing from their importance. Kroese’s sequel to his first book – Mercury Falls – is just that story. Critics seem to love this book, but that means little to […]
I don’t have a link for this, but I just received a draft copy of Booklist‘s review of Mercury Rises: “The sequel to Kroese’s debut, Mercury Falls (2010), finds the irreverent angel Mercury and his reporter pal, Christine Temetri, again facing the end of the world. The U.S. government is still trying to puzzle out the explosion that took out Anaheim Stadium and sends dozens of experts to comb the area for clues. Now out of a job, Christine decides to put some […]