Monthly Archives: April 2015

Blackguards – Now Available

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The fantasy anthology Blackguards: Tales of Assassins, Mercenaries and Rogues, which includes my novella The Lord Collector, is now available in ebook from the following retailers:

Amazon.com

Amazon.co.uk

Nook

Kobo

Apple iBooks

Thanks to JM Martin and Tim Marquitz at Ragnarok Publications for inviting me to contribute. The Lord Collector is a 15,000 word Raven’s Shadow story set at the mid-point in the timeline described in Blood Song and features a certain pale-eyed, raspy voiced Sword Master of the Sixth Order.

The highly impressive full Blackguards line-up:

FOREWORD by GLEN COOK (Black Company)
CAROL BERG, “Seeds”
RICHARD LEE BYERS, “Troll Trouble”
DAVID DALGLISH, “Take You Home”
JAMES ENGE, “Thieves at the Gate”
JOHN GWYNNE, “Better to Live than to Die”
LIAN HEARN, “His Kikuta Hands”
SNORRI KRISTJANSSON, “A Kingdom and a Horse”
JOSEPH LALLO, “Seeking the Shadow”
MARK LAWRENCE, “The Secret”
TIM MARQUITZ, “A Taste of Agony”
PETER ORULLIAN, “A Length of Cherrywood”
CAT RAMBO, “The Subtler Art”
LAURA RESNICK, “Friendship”
MARK SMYLIE, “Manhunt”
KENNY SOWARD, “Jancy’s Justice”
SHAWN SPEAKMAN, “The White Rose Thief”
JON SPRUNK, “Sun and Steel”
ANTON STROUT, “Scream”
MICHAEL J. SULLIVAN, “Professional Integrity”
DJANGO WEXLER, “The First Kill”
ANTHONY RYAN, “The Lord Collector”
PAUL S. KEMP, “A Better Man”
JAMES A. MOORE, “What Gods Demand”
JEAN RABE, “Mainon”
BRADLEY P. BEAULIEU, “Irindai”
S.R. CAMBRIDGE, “”The Magus and the Betyar”
CLAY SANGER, “The Long Kiss”

The special eBook edition of BLACKGUARDS also includes the anthology companion entitled THE BLACKGUARDS BLACKLIST, thus you get an additional ELEVEN cutting-edge stories by:

ROB J. HAYES, “To the End”
REBECCA LOVATT, “To Steal the Moon”
EDWARD M. ERDELAC, “The Muttwhelp”
ANTHONY LOWE, “The Lonesome Dark”
LINDA ROBERTSON, “Comeuppance”
SAM KNIGHT, “The Assassination of Poppy Smithswife”
S.M. WHITE, “Telhinsol’s Shadow”
NOAH HEINRICH, “The Laughing Wind”
MIKE THEODORSSON, “Bloody Gratitude”
BRENDA CARRE, “Gret”
ERIK SCOTT DE BIE, “Angel of Tears”

 


Queen of Fire Sample and Goodreads ARC Giveaway

You can now read a sample chapter from Queen of Fire here. I’m also giving away two signed, lined and dated Advance Review Copies on Goodreads. The giveaway will only run for another five days so act quickly if you want a chance of winning.

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‘Unbound’ Anthology – Signed & Numbered Hardcover Now Available for Pre-order

The signed and numbered hardcover edition of ‘Unbound – Tales by Masters of Fantasy’ – which includes my story ‘The Hall of the Diamond Queen’ – is now available for pre-order from Grim Oak Press: http://grimoakpress.com/2015/04/15/open-pre-order-sn-of-unbound/.


Steven Brand confirmed for Queen of Fire audiobook

I’m very pleased to report Penguin Audio confirmed today that Steven Brand will be returning as narrator for the Queen of Fire audiobook. No pre-order pages yet, but watch this space. For more info on Steven, check out his IMDB page.

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Tower Lord – UK Mass Market Paperback Goodreads Giveaway

I’m running a giveaway on Goodreads for five copies of the UK mass-market paperback edition of Tower Lord, all signed, lined and dated. Ends 31st April. You can enter here: https://www.goodreads.com/giveaway/show/133818-tower-lord

 


and ‘Tower Lord’ in Hungarian is…

‘A Varur’. Published this month by Fumax Kiado. Thanks to my Hungarian translator Kalman Matolcsy and everyone at Fumax for making this happen, and to Frederic Perrin for the spectacular cover:

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