The ASCENT of 7th Son: Descent is HERE!

It's the launch day for 7th Son: Descent in print! I'll be posting periodic updates throughout the day! First off:

BUY THE BOOK.

Okay, now let's really get cookin'. Posts from earlier in the day are "lower" on this blog post. Scroll down to catch up with today's adventures!

3:00 AM

It's been a helluva awesome day. Words fail me ... but I'll craft a post in the next day or so. In short: You did it, and exceeded my wildest expectations. Thank you.

I must go to sleep. I must. But here's the final report from the field. Understand this: These are the highest positions we've acheived all day. We have not peaked. Repeat: WE HAVE NOT PEAKED. Astounding.

Amazon report:

  • 188 overall, up from 209 at 11:55 pm (we started yesterday at 3,711)
  • 31 in Science Fiction/Fantasy (up from 34)
  • 11 in Science Fiction (up from 12)
  • 3 in Science Fiction & Fantasy > Science Fiction > High Tech
  • 55 in Mystery & Thrillers (holding steady)
  • 36 in Mystery & Thrillers > Thrillers (holding steady)
  • 14 in Hot New Releases (Sci-Fi/Fantasy) (up from 16)
  • 3 in Hot New Releases (Science Fiction & Fantasy > Science Fiction) (up from 4)
  • 39 in Hot New Releases (Mystery/Thrillers) (holding steady)
  • 26 in Hot New Releases (Mystery/Thrillers > Thrillers) (holding steady)
  • 6 in Movers and Shakers (down from 5)

Note: Since some books in the Amazon charts are free Kindle titles, I've adjusted the list below to reflect what positions we "earned." When these free titles are removed...

  • 20 in Science Fiction/Fantasy -- 11 free titles were removed
  • 5 in Science Fiction -- 6 free titles were removed
  • 1 in Science Fiction & Fantasy > Science Fiction > High Tech -- 2 free titles were removed
  • 50 in Mystery & Thrillers -- 5 free titles were removed
  • 2 in Hot New Releases (Science Fiction & Fantasy > Science Fiction) -- 1 free title was removed
  • 38 in Hot New Releases (Mystery/Thrillers) -- 1 free title was removed

Check the charts! And thank you. A thousand-thousand thank yous.

11:55 PM

HIGHER! HIGHER! JETPACK ON!!! Here's the latest from the field:

Amazon report:

  • 209 overall, up from 227 at 10:40 pm (we started the day at 2,484)
  • 34 in Science Fiction/Fantasy (up from 35)
  • 12 in Science Fiction (up from 13)
  • 3 in Science Fiction & Fantasy > Science Fiction > High Tech
  • 55 in Mystery & Thrillers (up from 58)
  • 36 in Mystery & Thrillers > Thrillers (up from 39)
  • 16 in Hot New Releases (Sci-Fi/Fantasy) (remaining steady)
  • 4 in Hot New Releases (Science Fiction & Fantasy > Science Fiction) (remaining steady)
  • 39 in Hot New Releases (Mystery/Thrillers) (up from 42)
  • 26 in Hot New Releases (Mystery/Thrillers > Thrillers) (up from 29)
  • 5 in Movers and Shakers (remaining steady)

Check the charts!

10:40 PM

HOLY CRAP!!! 7th Son ASCENDS! Here's the latest from the field:

Amazon report:

  • 227 overall, up from 310 at 7:55 pm
  • 35 in Science Fiction/Fantasy (up from 44)
  • 13 in Science Fiction (up from 17)
  • 3 in Science Fiction & Fantasy > Science Fiction > High Tech
  • 58 in Mystery & Thrillers (up from 64)
  • 39 in Mystery & Thrillers > Thrillers (up from 42)
  • 16 in Hot New Releases (Sci-Fi/Fantasy) (up from 19)
  • 4 in Hot New Releases (Science Fiction & Fantasy > Science Fiction) (remaining steady)
  • 42 in Hot New Releases (Mystery/Thrillers) (up from 44)
  • 29 in Hot New Releases (Mystery/Thrillers > Thrillers) (up from 31)
  • 5 in Movers and Shakers (down from 4)

Check the charts!

More Clone Line calls have rolled in! Give me a shout; I'll post it here at the site: (435) 55-HUTCH ... (that's 435-554-8824)...

7:55 PM

Here's the latest from the field, and it's a frickin' doozy:

Amazon report:

  • 310 overall, up from 316 at 5:55 pm
  • 44 in Science Fiction/Fantasy (up from 47)
  • 17 in Science Fiction (up from 18)
  • 3 in Science Fiction & Fantasy > Science Fiction > High Tech
  • 64 in Mystery & Thrillers (up from 65)
  • 42 in Mystery & Thrillers > Thrillers (remains steady)
  • 19 in Hot New Releases (Sci-Fi/Fantasy) (up from 20)
  • 4 in Hot New Releases (Science Fiction & Fantasy > Science Fiction) (up from 5)
  • 44 in Hot New Releases (Mystery/Thrillers) (remains steady)
  • 31 in Hot New Releases (Mystery/Thrillers > Thrillers) (remains steady)
  • 4 in Movers and Shakers
  • Kindle Edition: 24 in Hot New Releases (Science Fiction & Fantasy > Science Fiction)

Check the charts!

More Clone Line calls have rolled in! Give me a shout; I'll post it here at the site: (435) 55-HUTCH ... (that's 435-554-8824)...

5:55 PM

Here's the latest from the field:

Amazon report:

  • 316 overall, slipped from 315 at 3:56 pm
  • 47 in Science Fiction/Fantasy (slipped from 46)
  • 18 in Science Fiction (up from 20)
  • 3 in Science Fiction & Fantasy > Science Fiction > High Tech
  • 65 in Mystery & Thrillers (up from 66)
  • 42 in Mystery & Thrillers > Thrillers (up from 43)
  • 20 in Hot New Releases (Sci-Fi/Fantasy) (slipped from 19)
  • 5 in Hot New Releases (Science Fiction & Fantasy > Science Fiction) (up from 6)
  • 44 in Hot New Releases (Mystery/Thrillers) (remaining steady)
  • 31 in Hot New Releases (Mystery/Thrillers > Thrillers) (remaining steady)

Momentum is slowing, and the competition's getting tough. Can we bring it? Check the charts! And please, email a friend about 7th Son!

More Clone Line calls have rolled in! Give me a shout; I'll post it here at the site: (435) 55-HUTCH ... (that's 435-554-8824)...

3:56 PM

It's the latest Amazon update. Back in June, Personal Effects: Dark Art hit 280 overall at Amazon, on "Day One." How are we doing so far with 7th Son: Descent?

Amazon report:

  • 315 overall, up from 342 at 1:50 pm
  • 46 in Science Fiction/Fantasy (up from 48)
  • 20 in Science Fiction (remains steady)
  • 3 in Science Fiction & Fantasy > Science Fiction > High Tech
  • 66 in Mystery & Thrillers (up from 70)
  • 43 in Mystery & Thrillers > Thrillers (up from 45)
  • 19 in Hot New Releases (Sci-Fi/Fantasy) (up from 20)
  • 6 in Hot New Releases (Science Fiction & Fantasy > Science Fiction) (remains steady)
  • 44 in Hot New Releases (Mystery/Thrillers) (up from 46)
  • 31 in Hot New Releases (Mystery/Thrillers > Thrillers) (up from 32)

Momentum is slowing, and the competition's getting tough. Can we bring it? Check the charts! And please, email a friend about 7th Son!

More Clone Line calls have rolled in! Give me a shout; I'll post it here at the site: (435) 55-HUTCH ... (that's 435-554-8824)...

1:50 PM

Another Amazon report, peeps -- you're KILLING IT!

Amazon report:

  • 342 overall, up from 482 at 11:58 am
  • 48 in Science Fiction/Fantasy (up from 76)
  • 20 in Science Fiction (up from 25)
  • 3 in Science Fiction & Fantasy > Science Fiction > High Tech
  • 70 in Mystery & Thrillers (up from 99)
  • 45 in Mystery & Thrillers > Thrillers (up from 66)
  • 20 in Hot New Releases (Sci-Fi/Fantasy) (up from 31)
  • 6 in Hot New Releases (Science Fiction & Fantasy > Science Fiction) (up from 8 )
  • 46 in Hot New Releases (Mystery/Thrillers) (up from 56)
  • 32 in Hot New Releases (Mystery/Thrillers > Thrillers) (up from 39)

ASTOUNDING! Check the charts! And please, spread the word!

Time for more Clone Line calls, too! I think the murderous Jesse Fowler himself is on the phone! Give me a ring: (435) 55-HUTCH ... (that's 435-554-8824)...

11:58 AM

It's an Amazon report with a HUGE jump in the charts, and more Clone Line calls! Sounds like Kilroy2.0 himself HACKED into the Clone Line!

Amazon report:

  • 482 overall, up from 1,211 at 9:55 am
  • 25 in Science Fiction (up from 44)
  • 3 in Science Fiction & Fantasy > Science Fiction > High Tech
  • 31 in Hot New Releases (Sci-Fi/Fantasy) (up from 67)
  • 66 in Mystery & Thrillers > Thrillers

This is STELLAR news! Check the charts!

On to the Clone Line calls! Give me a ring of support, especially if you've snagged your copy! (435) 55-HUTCH ... (that's 435-554-8824)....

10:06 AM

More Clone Line goodness! Give me a ring of support, especially if you've snagged your copy! (435) 55-HUTCH ... (that's 435-554-8824)....

9:55 AM

Amazon report:

  • 1,211 overall, up from 1,896 at 9:30 am
  • 44 in Science Fiction
  • 3 in Science Fiction > High Tech
  • 67 in Hot New Releases (Sci-Fi/Fantasy)

You're making it happen! Check the charts!

9:45 AM

More calls from the Clone Line! Chime in! Make it on the site! (435) 55-HUTCH ... (that's 435-554-8824)....

9:30 AM

Amazon report: Currently: 1,896 overall, up from 2,484 at 8:30 am. You're bringing it! Keep it coming!

8:35 AM

Yes, Twitter was down. Yes, this made me a mite ... fussy. But we're back!

7:00 AM

Let's start with some Clone Line calls from YOU! (Adult language ABOUNDS. Some of these calls are NSFW. You've been warned!)

Call the Clone Line! Make it on the site! (435) 55-HUTCH ... (that's 435-554-8824)....