As Michael W Lucas I write books explaining exactly how computers were a mistake. As Michael Warren Lucas I write SF, thrillers, mysteries, the odd tidbit of romantic suspense, and a bunch of other stuff. To find out when I release a book, sign up for my topic-specific mailing list.
Once you walk into the twisted imagination of Michael Lucas, you really won’t want to leave… – Kristine Kathryn Rusch, multiple Hugo award winning author of The Retrieval Artist
What goes on this site? All my books. Suggestions on which books you might like, depending on what you read. Updates on books underway. Links to recent, current, or impending Kickstarter. New projects. April Fool’s pranks. Links to reviews. My travel policy. Answers to questions I’ve been asked too many times. Where you can get T-shirts and other stuff with book cover art on them. My mailing lists–oops, I already mentioned that. Still, disintermediation is precious.
Find my nonfiction books at my e-bookstore, my print bookstore, Kobo, Apple, Google, Barnes & Noble, Amazon US, Amazon UK, Amazon AU, Amazon CA, Amazon DE, Amazon FR, Amazon IT, Amazon ES, or any other Amazon outlet. (Links might be affiliates, depending on stores.)
Grab my fiction at my e-bookstore, my print bookstore, Kobo, Apple, Google, Barnes & Noble, Amazon US, Amazon UK, Amazon AU, Amazon CA, Amazon DE, Amazon FR, Amazon IT, Amazon ES, or any other incarnation of the Bezos-beast. (Links might be affiliates.)
The Prohibition Orcs / Frozen Talons duology is leaking into the world. OpenBSD Mastery: Filesystems and DNSSEC Mastery, 2nd Edition have escaped–not to mention the Networknomicon and Only Footnotes. Plus, there’s Domesticate Your Badgers (a brand new book on how to become a better writer) and Letters to ed(1): The FreeBSD Journal Letters column, years 1-3.
“One of the best technical writers in the networking and security environments.” – Midwest Book Review
I’m assembling tidbits for Running Your Own Mail Server and trying to get $ git merge murder, the last book of the $ git commit murder trilogy, rolling. Expect the collection Devotion and Corrosion to Kickstart in February.
Lucas is one of those rare writers who can make nail-biter action and gut-wrenching drama dance together and not have either stepping on the other’s toes. – Rob Cornell, author of Darker Things
Everything feeds back to my blog, so follow it. My Twitter is dead because Elon Musk is an alt-right idiot, but I have a fediverse/Mastodon server @firstname.lastname@example.org.