|The Must-Read Book of 2007!
||[Feb. 13th, 2007|04:59 pm]
International Bon Vivant and Raconteur
Discovered via hot_eyeball's LJ.
[A] God-given breakthrough in engine design allows a 20-year-old religious cult, the Fellowship of the Faithful, to launch a spacecraft, Rising Savior, from the town of Christ's Home, Calif. In two years, the Faithful achieve a near-monopoly on space, threatened only by a counter-cult of blood-sacrificing Luciferians led by Manuel Crow, a former funeral parlor magnate who has "served the master of the underworld" for the same two decades. To escape Crow and the thousand-year Satanic reign he's engineering from his seat in Congress, Faithful leader Ira Breitling shepherds his flock to Planet America, where they battle for humanity's very soul.
Oh, and if the information given to PW can be believed, Tor gave this one a $75,000 national marketing campaign, while your manuscript continues to sit in a gigantic, teetering slush pile that only Tom Doherty himself sees when he uses it as a place to put down his coffee mug.
Ah, the joys of being a writer.