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Wool 5 - The Stranded

Hugh Howey

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In July of 2011, a short story named WOOL was quietly released into the vast wilds of  various e-book stores. I never marketed this novelette; I failed to mention it on my website. What happened next was remarkable: People started reading it, and reviewing it, and talking about it.

There was never any intention to create a series. It wasn't until the demand for "more" became so great that I launched into the next four books, each one growing longer and longer, until I was wrapping up the story line with this novel, a full 60,000 word WOOL 5.

I would like to humbly thank everyone who has come along on this journey with me; it has been the most rewarding experience of my young writing career. Your emails, your reviews, your comments on my website, every ounce of your enthusiasm . . . it has combined to grant me enough satisfaction and confidence to last the rest of my writing days.

For those of you who suffered the wait, I hope you'll find it was worth it. This is WOOL 5. Brace yourselves. And enjoy.

Customer Reviews

Wool 1-5

Amazing set of books. It has been years since I have been so captivated by a story. So much more can be said but why when Amazing says it all!

Great series - wished it wouldn't end!

What a wonderful roller coaster this has been. Truly great and unexpected writing inside a unique story. Characters are built up so strongly to make you become attached to them so that the tiniest arrows being thrown at them feel like bullets hitting you. Their home is described in such a natural manner, woven into the story, that you feel like you know it inside and out. It just occurred to me that I need to post this review for the first book. I bought the first one on a whim- not realizing there is an omnibus version- but bought them all in sequence and read it in a week and a half. I've had some very enjoyable subway commutes as a result!


Can't wait to read the next part of the saga.

Wool 5 - The Stranded
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  • $2.99
  • Available on iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, and Mac.
  • Category: Sci-Fi & Fantasy
  • Published: Jan 24, 2012
  • Publisher: Broad Reach Publishing
  • Seller: Hugh Howey
  • Print Length: 220 Pages
  • Language: English
  • Requirements: To view this book, you must have an iOS device with iBooks 1.3.1 or later and iOS 4.3.3 or later, or a Mac with iBooks 1.0 or later and OS X 10.9 or later.

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