This page lists any changes made to Firebird between editions. I am grateful to anyone who reads my work and want you to have full visibility of any differences between versions. If you have an early release then I believe (though I might be wrong) that you can email Amazon and ask them to “Push the latest edition” to your Kindle library:
Mid 1990’s: A crazy idea germinates somewhere in the dark recesses of my mind.
Early 2004: Handwritten manuscript completed; copy-typing and editing commences.
8th May 2011: First Edition (Kindle ebook format) published on Amazon.
1st July 2011: Second Edition (Kindle ebook format) published on Amazon.
Changes in 2nd Edition: Slightly extended opening chapter; minor formatting insertions to improve the reading experience for users of the larger kindle font sizes; updated contact information.
7th October 2011: Third Edition (Kindle ebook format) published on Amazon.
Changes in 3rd Edition: New artwork (front cover); added ‘zoomed’ maps; change from underline to italics for stress words; minor typo/punctuation tightening to revised front end.
6th February 2012: Fourth Edition (Kindle ebook format) published on Amazon.
Changes in 4th Edition: Full front-to-back edit. No material changes to main storyline: Tightened initial character introductions; Retuned character relationships; American language corrections; Small insertions regarding Roman pre-history; Index links added; minor formatting/typo/punctuation corrections.
Changes in 5th Edition: Updated artwork minor (front cover); Improved dedication and map pages; Changed to consistent use of surnames throughout; Typography reversed to “66 and 99” for speech; Full cover-to-cover edit for improved readability – no material changes to storyline; Changed to International English spelling throughout; Updated Author Pages and added Preview Page for Thunder.