Coming in 2017!

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Just announced! My first short story collection since Sometimes the Angels Weep will be coming out in 2017 in both trade paperback and ebook editions. This is a huge deal for me and I hope for you, too. And yes, you're reading the cover right—unlike Weep, this collection actually has a theme. Speculative fiction. All of it. Science fiction and fantasy from cover to cover.

Speaking of covers, what do you think? I adore it, but then, I suppose I'm a little biased 🙂

A lot of these stories have been previously published, but at the same time a lot haven't. And the ones that were previously released aren't easy to find anymore. Now they will all be collected together in one volume. There are many, many stories in this book and I'm sure everyone will have favorites.

I'm pretty excited about this, in case you can't tell 🙂

Michael out.

About Michael

Award-winning author of many highly acclaimed novels and short stories. He is the author of Dream with Little Angels (Kensington, 2013) and upcoming The Rose Garden Arena Incident (a serial thriller in seven parts). Two time winner of the prestigious Surrey International Writers' Conference Storyteller award, Joyce Carol Oates listed his work as being one of the fifty most distinguished stories published in The Best American Mystery Stories 2005. Michael likes to blog about the craft of writing, discussion on works in progress and the work of other writers (especially Indies), and he loves to hear from his readers. "There's something mesmerizing about Hiebert's storytelling voice, low-pitched and slightly musical." —The New York Times Book Review

2 thoughts on “Coming in 2017!

  1. I love the Alaba­ma mys­ter­ies and just fin­ished the newest Sticks and Stones! I real­ly didn’t like that [MICHAEL EDITED OUT SPOILER!!]

    Any­way, I have real­ly enjoyed the­se nov­els. I am from Alaba­ma and can feel and relate to the slang and cir­cum­stance you put into the­se nov­els! Will you be adding to this col­lec­tion in the future? I sure hope so! I know Abe should be a detec­tive!

  2. Thank you very much! Right now, my focus is on oth­er work, but I would love to once again go back to Alv­in. And yes, the notes I have for where the series is head­ed if I do con­tin­ue out­line a book where Abe becomes a detec­tive and Car­ry gets mar­ried and has a baby. i had to edit your com­ment because it con­tained a huge spoil­er, but you obvi­ous­ly know some­thing about this idea from read­ing STICKS AND STONES 🙂 Thank you again for your nice words.

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