Sands of Sorrow Launches Today! Kindle Version only 99 CENTS!!!

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The intense sequel to the Cycle of Ages Saga: Finders Keepers is live on Amazon now, so we’re happy to offer the Kindle version of Sands of Sorrow to you for the introductory price of 99 CENTS!!! Buy it HERE!

The Master-of-Disaster is back in this exciting, no-holds-barred sequel to the Cycle of Ages Saga: Finders Keepers! With his primary mission on hold for now, Kaladimus Dor continues his association with the mercenary guild known as Finders Keepers as they search for the first missing piece to the Hallowed Vessel, its original figurehead. However, his companion, Yax’Kaqix, makes a fateful decision to honor a promise to a dead man that will set them on a path to change the fates of thousands and set them on a course for adventure across the Sands of Sorrow, a haunted, unnatural desert created at the cataclysmic end of the previous cycle of ages. What will this dramatic detour cost them in the end? What will it cost Dor…and possibly all of Faltyr?

If you prefer a paperback instead, they’re available for $11.95. You can find them HERE!

Cycle of Ages Saga Creators Roll Out Second Novel, Sands of Sorrow

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PIEDMONT, ALABAMA, September 30, 2015– Local authors Jeremy Hicks and Barry Hayes are happy to announce the publication of their second novel, Sands of Sorrow, the next installment in a fantasy series called The Cycle of Ages Saga. Though it will be available online through Amazon and other retailers by week’s end, they will officially launch it at Huntsville’s Rocket City Lit Fest on October 10, 2015.

A native of Piedmont and Jacksonville State University alumnus, Jeremy Hicks spent several years working as a field archaeologist throughout the Southeast before teaming up with his co-author and longtime friend, Barry Hayes, to realize a shared creative dream. They created an original horror-fantasy environment (Faltyr™), wrote a screenplay to introduce it, and then started a company (Broke Guys Productions) to promote it. They adapted it into a novelization of the same name; and their first novel, (The Cycle of Ages Saga: Finders Keepers), was published by Dark Oak Press at the end of July 2013. Barry and Jeremy have appeared at book signings and conventions around the Southeast to promote their book, including Decatur Book Festival and Alabama Phoenix Festival.


Sands of Sorrow is their second novel together. It continues the adventures of the Master-of-Disaster (Kaladimus Dor) and his wise-cracking buddies, the mercenaries of Finders Keepers. Cover art was produced by Rob E. Brown, former Marvel artist and the current artist for the Bela Lugosi estate. Graphic design was completed by Kevin “Fritz” Fotovich, Raytheon employee and another JSU graduate. When asked what he thought about the epic new cover, co-writer Barry Hayes was quoted as saying, “By god, I like it!” Mr. Hicks was unavailable for comment as he was busy writing this press release.

Paperback cover design from the second edition of the Cycle of Ages Saga: Finders Keepers.

If you would like more information about the Cycle of Ages Saga or Broke Guys Productions, please contact Jeremy Hicks at For information on Rocket City Literary Festival, go to

Upcoming Appearance — Geek Gathering 2015

Ten days until The Cycle of Ages Saga arrives at The Geek Gathering 2015! Don’t miss it!

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Ten days from now, I’ll be bringing the Cycle of Ages Saga to the most happening convention in NW Alabama. Thousands of people will descend upon the town of Sheffield to attend The Geek Gathering on September 19th & 20th. You’ll be able to meet and greet with actors like Vernon Wells (The Road Warrior, Weird Science), shop scores of vendor tables, attend panels on various Geek culture topics, and even buy autographed books from struggling authors like me. Please buy books from struggling authors like me. 🙂

Hope to see you there!

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