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Book 9 is now live on Amazon for ebook. Paperback to follow as soon as I finish formatting. Audio begins production July 15 for release later this year.

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Book 9 is now live on Amazon for ebook. Paperback to follow as soon as I finish formatting. Audio begins production July 15 for release later this year.

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Got it - so excited . . .

Awesome 👏 Looking forward to the audiobook 😊 I’ve done reviews of all the previous books in the series on GoodReads, with a 5-star rating for all.

Woohoo!!!!!!!! Thank you Olan. Just started book 2 of Paladins of distant suns.

Awesome!! Thanks Olan Yours is my favourite series! When will it be available on Audible?🙏

Awesome looking forward for this book and specially audiibook

Looking forward to the audiobook

Thank you and I look so forward to reading your books. I think I have read all the books in this series five times.

That's great news but... Amazon now won't sell if we are out of the US, even if the account is registered in the US. That sucks (there are other books I can't get either). Do you have it for sale somewhere else less restrictive ?

Wohooo this will be a. Great weekend

I have been looking forward to Book 9, which I am certain will be as remarkable and compelling as the previous 8 in the series. I have been listening to "Paladins of Distant Suns," on Audible while awaiting, "A Many-Threaded Tapestry." I have recently decided to buy the entire set of the physical books to have in my home library as well. If hardcover versions were available, they would have been my first choice. After reading and listening to so many Olan Thorensen books since 2017, I can say unequivocally that this author remains Number One on my list.

Got it! Can't wait to start it this weekend!

Bought it, and decided to start again. I'm so excited .......

I'll be buying all three formats just to support Olan a bit more. Will probably listen to the audiobook version first when it comes out.

Well another late night for me.

Thank you. Already downloaded the Kindle Unlimited version. When I am done will buy the Kindle version to keep.

Looking forward to it.

can't wait for audible.

Goodness, Mr. Thorensen, I have recently found the Destiny's Crucible series. I'm an audiobook fan and will reluctantly wait for book 9 to be released on audiobook. I just finished going back to finish "An Ancient Enemy," which I felt I should listen to after book 8. I'm happy with my choice to do so after book 8 left me with so many questions about the future. I also just finished The Janus Harbinger, which if anyone is wondering if they should give it a read/listen, the answer is a resounding yes. "The object," - I think I have it figured out, but won't spoil it for others. Olan Thorensen did give a hint that the books will be somehow be intertwined - I can't remember the exact words that he used. Given that I had just finished Destiny's Crucible up to book 8, naturally I had this in-mind and was looking for the relationship. I think the object is that relationship! I want to thank Olan Thorensen for the wonderful journey that I feel so part of - truly, he is a master of this art that I hope becomes so much more prolific!

Got it!

Got it.

All downloaded and ready for tomorrow when I wake up! I did just debate starting it now but it’s 11:30 at night and I’ll not sleep 😂

Just finished it. Obviously, I read nonstop so yes I loved it. Now, considering that dirty cliff, when is the next book?

Just bought it. Thanks for the head’s up.

Got it!

Heck yeah!

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Thanks for the huge response of those interested in beta reading book 9. I appreciate all of you. There were far more offers than needed, so I've accepted a set, mainly those who could read the Word version. However, I've noted all offers for possible future books. Thanks again.

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3 weeks ago

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Any time, Olan. I binge-finished all 8 books in a month. They are amazing books. Looking forward to Book 9! Will there be an audiobook version any time soon?

Hi Olan, can you give an update on when the new book is going to release? The anticipation is torturous at this point...

Hi Olan, any idea what the specific release date is going to be now that you are just going to release it without doing pre-orders? (I've been checking your site and Amazon several times a day every day this week and I figure I'd just ask at this point)

I was patiently waiting when I didn’t have a release day but now I’ve switched into obsessed fan and am checking kindle every few hours 😅

2 weeks now, no news update. the anticipation is making a big itch.

Really looking forward to book 9 this whole series has been awesome.

I can’t wait for book 9 . Book 8 left off with such a cliffhanger

It's official, without knowing a solid release I'm loosing it. By which I mean...

I'm hoping for more eggs!

So looking forward to the book!! 📕

Doh! Missed the pre-release boat. Just finished the series about 30 minutes ago for the second time. Was attempting to finish 8 and stride right into #9 as it released.

Of course there were more offers of help than needed. We can’t get enough! 😉😉❤️

I wish I could find the time to read (listen to audiobooks) 🤔

It's been over a week. Waaahh 😢😢😭

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There’s been a change in plan for release of Book 9, A Many-Threaded Tapestry.”

Original I said a June 1 pre-order for July 1 release. Now, it will be straight to release in about a week. One of the frustrations of being an independent author is not having teams of professional editors/readers checking for typos, grammar/wording problem, and other errors slipping through no matter how often the author goes over the book. Even with my editor, family, and a few other readers before release, I find there are always things that slip through. In past books, I’ve collected problems noticed by readers and myself and made updates when there are enough to justify the effort it takes for a new edition—unless the problem is so egregious it needs immediate attention.

Having said that, anyone interested in helping provide additional early-as-possible eyes please contact me. This would be reading the ebook and sending feedback as soon as finished. Alternatively, and for those handy with Microsoft Word, I could email the book file to mark up or collect errors. Best would be those highly familiar with the series.

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There’s been a change in plan for release of Book 9, A Many-Threaded Tapestry.”

Original I said a June 1 pre-order for July 1 release. Now, it will be straight to release in about a week. One of the frustrations of being an independent author is not having teams of professional editors/readers checking for typos, grammar/wording problem, and other errors slipping through no matter how often the author goes over the book. Even with my editor, family, and a few other readers before release, I find there are always things that slip through. In past books, I’ve collected problems noticed by readers and myself and made updates when there are enough to justify the effort it takes for a new edition—unless the problem is so egregious it needs immediate attention.

Having said that, anyone interested in helping provide additional early-as-possible eyes please contact me. This would be reading the ebook and sending feedback as soon as finished. Alternatively, and for those handy with Microsoft Word, I could email the book file to mark up or collect errors. Best would be those highly familiar with the series.

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Hi Olan. This is great. I just sent you a private message. Cheers

Really excited about this next book. This has been one series I’ve experienced 6 times through the entire series and each time i learn a bit more and notice a few more tiny things. The hardest part for me when reading a great book is that i don’t tend to put the book down until its finished even if it runs into the next day! Books are like a drug to me and your books are right there with my other favorite authors.

Olan Thorensen what is the timeline for the release now please?

OMG, how cool, and what an honor to read one of your books prerelease. Alas, I’m the slowest ready on the face of the earth. 😊🥰

I would be more than happy to help but only if I can read only 1 chapter. Hear me out. I can read 1 chapter and still have the joy from reading the whole book after release. I can guarantee that I can do a thorough job reading one chapter and giving it 100% effort. I bet there would be many many more fans like myself that would be happy to read one chapter and review it for you.

When is the book release? Its been a week already

10 day and counting!!!!!

I’d 100 percent be willing to proofread your book. This is easily one of my favorite series, I’ve been reading since it was just the OG book and it’s been amazing to see how it’s developed. Normally I’m proofing screenplays but proofing a novel is within my skill set.

I am very excited!

Excellent news! Unfortunately I couldn't spare the time it deserves to proofread your work. That, and I'm not the fastest reader. I'll love the book regardless of errors though!

I would be happy to help. I interned at a publisher in college and proofread materials for them prior to printing. So excited!

I will be pleased to assist and I sent you an email this evening. I have read this excellent series more than once and thus, very familiar with all elements of the saga. It is so compelling and engaging that for me, the characters are all real.

Your series and each book is amazing, can’t wait to read this now. I’d love to help but a bit like Kenny wieland I could only dedicate the time to do a chapter and do it justice I think. If that’s of use let me know

I'm not sure if the book is going live in a week or if it's going live one week after the pre-order start date. Either way I'd be happy to help. I work in technical quality assurance and I've read the series end to end 3 times.

I have editing experience, all the books in hard copy and audiobook, and just finished a re-read of the series. Always happy to help. I will send an email!

Oh man! Wish I had seen this sooner! I’d love to help!

I read way too slow to do this. I would love to do this but I think it would not benefit your needs.

I would love to help. I am handy with Microsoft word and read every day.

Can’t wait, sorry I’m no help but hopefully some peeps are out there too help. Thanks for sharing your art with us.

Hopefully the audio won't be far behind

I love the title! I hope you find some helpers.

looks amazing and its my birthday next week

I would be pleased to help out in any way

Can't wait! I guess the audio will be a few months after ebook I hope🤞

I am very interested, I would love to

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Two ways to tell it's mid-spring.
1) The irises are blooming.
2) Not seeing deer. Normally we'd see up to ten deer. Right how, all the does are off having fawns.
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Two ways to tell its mid-spring.
1) The irises are blooming.
2) Not seeing deer. Normally wed see up to ten deer. Right how, all the does are off having fawns.

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My wife is into irises. They are about done here in the StvLouis area. We will have to wait until fall when the rebloomers will bloom again.

Olan, what are these strange eggs?

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I’ll be honest with ya, every time a book in the series comes out, I start at the beginning and listen to them all again. Still not tired of listening to them! I can’t believe this series hasn’t been made into a show.

Please use Jonathan Davis 👏🏻🙌🏻

Hurry up!! Needing that next book man! I am going nuts, hahahaha!!!

damn i always wait for the audio release but that cliff hanger!!

Awesome, thanks! Too bad Hollywood now makes safe products, not innovative films.

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"A Many-Threaded Tapestry."
Book 9 of Destiny's Crucible.
Pre-order date June 1, 2024.
Delivery date ~July 1, 2024.
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Best news I’ve heard all year!Do those dates include the audiobook?

Yeahhhh!!! Is the book also available on Audible July 1st?

I'm so excited! Olan Thorensen is there a way to get autographed copies? Have a birthday coming up on June 4th and I'm a big fan of Destiny's Crucible hoping a family member will pick one up for me 😅.

What a great spring:sun eater book 6, spiral wars book 9, imperium book 6, and destiny’s crucible book 9! Now all I need is another mapped space.

Tapping foot for audible, version. Had a stroke and cant read it. Any idea when Audiobook will be available again?

Thank you! Hopefully the audiobook won’t be far behind.

Do you sell only on Amazon or also elsewere?

Thank you Olan Thorensen!! The wait has seemed even longer because I have enjoyed the previous books SO much. I'm eager for the audiobook's release.

Awesome! I can’t wait!!!

🙌🏻, what about the audio version release? Praying to whoever its Jonathan Davis narrating it

Congratulations!

Extremely disappointed this is not about the audiobook delivery date.

YES!!!!!! Thank you

Thank you thank you thank you I can’t wait I am so excited

Yes!!! Congrats on finishing it up!!

I have to call in sick that day.

I’ve waited so long and patiently for this. Thank you Olan Thorensen! This is my favorite week every year. New DC book week!!!

Can't wait!!

Oh goody! Putting my order in now.

Nice! Currently on book 6, and I’m glad there are going to be 3 more books in this series to go through this year!

Awesome

Yeah! My day got even better!

Great news!!! Thank you Olan Thorensen!!!

I cannot wait

Heck yeah!

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The audio of book 2 in the Paladin series now joins book 1 for pre-order. Book 3 will follow this summer. All three books are available in ebook and paperback versions at Amazon. Olan ... See MoreSee Less

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The audio of book 2 in the Paladin series now joins book 1 for pre-order. Book 3 will follow this summer. All three books are available in ebook and paperback versions at Amazon.  Olan

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Excited but also a bit sad Neil isn’t narrating the 2nd book.

I will join the rest of these wonderful people to rejoice in pre-ordering the next Cole and Millen adventure!

👍 Keep them coming Olan!

I'll have to check this one out. Any word on destiny's crucible?

Nice artwork!

Waiting for more of the original series

Excited to listen to An Elusive Eden. I'd listen n to Iron Kindm.with their AI text narration but Amazon deliberately cobbled that feature years ago.

Yussssss

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As Frederick Pellissier has posted, the rewritten "A Tangled Road to Justice" is up on Audible for pre-order with an April 30 release date. Book 2, "An Elusive Eden," is scheduled for a June 18 release. This series, along with the projected "Harbinger" trilogy, are in the same universe as Destiny's Crucible, but the three series are not directly connect...yet. Olan ... See MoreSee Less

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As Frederick Pellissier has posted, the rewritten A Tangled Road to Justice is up on Audible for pre-order with an April 30 release date. Book 2, An Elusive Eden, is scheduled for a June 18 release.  This series, along with the projected Harbinger trilogy, are in the same universe as Destinys Crucible, but the three series are not directly connect...yet.   Olan

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I am so excited about these books coming together someday. This is something that I have hoped for and am now very excited about!

What wasyour purpose in rewriting it? I thought it was pretty awesome. Unless I'm getting confused… That was the first book right?

I consume the crucible series books like candy, but only read the first books of the others & didn’t know all three series were in the same universe. Are there (or will there be) cross-book clues about mysterious circumstances in each book? I’m mainly thinking of origin mysteries on Anyar.

Super stoked! all of your books and series are masterpieces! I steered away from sci-fi for about a decade and came across Destiny‘s Crucible….I’ve been hooked since book one! I drive a lot so the audibles work best for me. I am up-to-date with the other series. Just need to start this one. 🤩 

A great book thanks Olan! Looking forward to book 2!

A wonderful and rollicking good time spent with Millen and Cole! I can't wait for the next book in the series! Thank you for this magnificent tale. Also, Scott Aiello, your performance was stellar in this novel. 👏

Yet!!! Totally awesome. You are my favorite author.

This is great news.

Please don't pull a RR Martin on us... stay healthy and don't let the future HBO series overtake the conclusion of your story!

Exciting news! Can't wait!

Interesting day to announce haha

I have really enjoyed your books and look forward to reading/listening to this series.

Wish Jonathan Davis was narrating. But I will definitely give this a listen.

I'm not going to read the synopsis.

Nah, you lost me when it turns out Joseph wasn't the only survivor.

Please don’t be a April fools 😅 🥺 👉🏻👈🏻

Kevin Smith

I've pre-ordered mine!

Cool

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Ah…spring is here…almost. Crocuses are up, first daffodils are out, and peonies are poking out of the ground. Bad news is some fruit trees are starting to flower too early for most years. Last year we got pie cherries but nothing else due to freezes after flowers were out. Here’s hoping it’s a mild spring.
Oh…something else. :>)
Rushing to get Book 9 to my editor before she’s off work for two months due to a hand surgery. Fingers crossed I can get it to her on Monday and she still has time to work on it. Best case is May release, worst is July/August.

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This is exciting. My brother and I are huge fans of this series, and unlike a lot of other long-running book series, yours never fails to keep getting better. Thanks Olan.

When do you think it will be on Audible?

Thanks for the update. Best wishes to your editor for a successful surgery and a swift recovery.

Thanks for the update best news this year 👍🏽

Do you have any idea what that would mean for Audible releases? Do those take extra time? Thank you for your work!

Yes. Best news this year

So excited for the update! Thanks Olan!

Perfect! I'm on my 2nd re-listen and ready for more adventures !

Hoping for May!

Thanks for the update Olan. Your books sure do add enjoyment to our lives.

Can’t wait!

Will there be an audio book version of book 9? If yes, is it released together with the paper version, or later? I started listening end 2023 and currently at book 8. Really enjoying it!

More aliens, more about what's happening on Earth and new passenger stories please. I'll purchase everyone of your books. 👽

We eagerly await Book 9.....can hardly wait and hopefully not July/August.

Holy F! Book 8 was so good, but went by so fast

I keep checking back for book nine. Only series I have been fully drawn into.

Can't wait!

How is your editor doing?

Hi Olan!! How is this coming? Any chance it will be May? We are dying here!!!

Thank you and good health!

Olan Thorensen I see the first book of Paladin's, A Tangled Road To Justice, is up on Audible for pre-order. Very excited! Any estimates on when books 2 and 3 will be up?

Great Narth!

Yeah!

Finally 🎉🎉

take your time olan

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Spent book part of the day making a couple figures for book 9. Heres one.

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Since you are working on maps does this mean the writing is done and all that is left is some editing?

Wow, an whole new region on Anyar. Very impressive. I do hope, at some point, we will learn more details about the Extraterrestrials, who transplanted the humans and are presently monitoring the planet. I believe I speak for most when I say how much we appreciate the depth of the Anyar Saga with the many details and that fact that each volume has sufficient length and excellent pace. That is to say, the story is not over too quickly.

Wonderful. Thank you. What a superb series. This type of story is so unique I search for them often. Rare jewels, this niche genre.

This series needs to be a Netflix series.

Currently on book 4 (audiobook). A website of any maps included in the paper/ebook copies would be a great help.

Can't wait - addicted to this series.

Beautiful!

I would say we were waiting patiently, but My son and I were discussing today, we are highly anticipating your next book.

Nice !

Not to go off topic but I love the maps that you add to your books. GOT has an app that connects maps and characters with artwork and histories. I am sure it’s not cheap to create an app like that but check it out for something down the road. I am sure that you have a fan base that would be happy to buy it. Keep up the great work. 

sweet

Really looking forward to the next book.

As a map guy myself, I really enjoy how your stories take account of the geography that you’ve created to a very deep degree.

Estimate book release date?

I don’t have regular art work in my house. It’s all maps and flags, some real some fictional, all far more likely to capture my attention over and over than any other type of two dimensional art work.

Maps really help to make the books come to life!

He tends to follow a pattern of releases average 3 books in 4years. This is not a complaint because his books are normally chunky sometimes RJ chunky which I love. Excited about book 9 keep up the good work!

Thanks. Maps add a lot.

Do all authors thinks in this level of detail (creating maps)? Or is that your thing?

Oh!

These names seem kinda Indian to me.

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