Pink Punch

Kris Mahrone’s parents have separated, and she can’t understand why – until she discovers her mother has been moonlighting as Northberg’s latest superhero, Pink Punch. With Dad a detective on the police’s Vigilante Crimes Unit? Yup. Sounds like irreconcilable differences.

Pink Punch is investigating Techcorp’s plans to control the city’s police force. She swears Kris to secrecy, moments before being caught in an explosion that puts her into a coma. Kris is determined to find those responsible for hurting her mother, but with no one willing to investigate a plot that also places her father in danger, she puts on Pink’s power-armour and slips into the superhero’s role. As Pink Punch, she meets Northberg’s other supers, including Zero K, an energetic boy with ice powers, who, irritatingly, turns into a blundering fanboy whenever Pink is around. And Kris will need their help. Because the Boss, CEO of Techcorp, considers Pink’s suit her property, and she wants it back.

Meanwhile, Kris’ father holds Pink responsible for his wife’s coma. He wants answers and he’ll do whatever it takes – even if that means becoming the guinea pig for Techcorp’s newest power-armour, designed to be a match for Pink Punch, punch for punch.


Meet Laura Kinch

Laura Kinch lives in North Queensland, Australia, where she works as a mechanical engineer with sugar trains. When she isn’t engineering, she uses her problem-solving abilities to construct fictional worlds and technology, and haul her characters out of the messes she creates for them. She likes reading and video games, has an entire room full of Lego, and watches too many Disney cartoons.

The Steel Hounds

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For those who hunt for the very best of the LitRPG genre, an impossible to miss new explosive release sure to catch the eye of all the fans of The Land and Awaken Online!
Stan, also known as Mongoose, is an extreme traceur and a freerunner, whose real-life talents attracted the attention of The Steel Hounds, the most notorious and private clan of the virtual world of Artar, famous for serving the grey cardinal. While the political landscape for this new world is yet to form, intrigues, conspiracy, daring raids, and sabotage are the main weapons of the Hounds, and his evaluation has just begun.

To complete it successfully and become a full-fledged member of the clan, Stan will have to adapt to working side-by-side with the most unique people with shady backgrounds — even if he is not a team player by nature and has already failed at the very beginning by choosing the class least suitable for teamwork: Battle Monk.

Stan is rebellious, free-spirited, and daring. He risks his life every day just to avoid getting bored of the daily grind. Normally, an expelled student has no hope of entering the virtual world of Artar, an expensive online VR project, but when a suspicious organization offers to pay all expenses to let Stan in for a special purpose, Mongoose gets his chance to join the select few. However, to successfully complete his trial, Stan will have to face his main enemy — himself, while finding peace and mastering all five styles of the Battle Monks of Artar.

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The Steel Hounds is the first book of the highly popular Russian LitRPG series The Chronicles of Artar by Vladimir Vasilenko. The brightest representative of a new wave of Gamelit writers, Vladimir has created the story of Mongoose, a reckless teenager kicked out of college, who has to struggle with following strict discipline and finding inner harmony while traversing the difficult path of a Battle Monk.