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Aztlan: The Courts of Heaven to be Released in November

Back in March, we at Crazy 8 Press released Aztlan: The Last Sun, which followed the adventures of 21st-century Aztec gumshoe Maxtla Colhua as he tracked vicious serial killer who was cutting people’s hearts out on the eve of The Last Sun. Because you asked for it, we’ll be releasing the exciting sequel in November 2012.

In Aztlan: The Courts of Heaven, Maxtla Colhua is back, except this time he’s looking for the missing star of a brutal Aztec ball game–preferably before the guy’s fans make the streets of his city run red with blood. In the process, Maxtla realizes he’s pitting himself against a lot more than just a kidnapper. He’s going up against the very–

Hey, that would be telling.

Like its predecessor, Aztlan: The Courts of Heaven will be an e-novella available on Kindle as well as Nook. And soon afterward, it’ll come out in paperback as well.

Keep checking in with us here at Crazy8Press.com for further news.

First Look at Aztlan: The Last Sun

Now you know I wasn’t kidding.

Here’s the cover for Aztlan: The Last Sun, which kicks off my brand-new series of 21st-century Aztec murder mysteries–probably the only series of 21st-century Aztec murder mysteries you’ll ever see. That is, until other authors see how it takes off and start to rip me — I mean, come up with Aztlan homages.

Nice cover, eh? So’s the price that goes along with that cover–only $2.99. Because here at Crazy 8 Press, we’re nothing if not sensitive to the havoc being wrought on people by the economy. (Also because a novella is shorter than a novel–but why split hairs?) Underneath this cover, you’ll find it’s still 2012–but in an alternate reality in which the Aztec Empire not only survived Cortes but went on to encompass what we know as the Americas. It’s in this world that Maxtla Colhua, Investigator for the Empire, has to solve a series of grisly murders as his calendar’s Last Sun drops toward the horizon. Can Maxtla find the killer before his city is ripped apart and the Last Sun becomes a death knell for the Empire? Continue reading