Monthly Archives: May 2016

Blood Song – £0.99 Kindle Daily Deal on Amazon UK

The Kindle version of Blood Song is available as a Kindle Daily Deal on for £0.99 for today only – buy here. Sorry rest of the world but it’s UK customers only.


The Waking Fire – UK Edition ARC Giveaway

My UK publisher Orbit is giving away 5 advance reading copies of THE WAKING FIRE this month, out in hardback, ebook and audiobook this July. The giveaway is open to readers in the UK, Europe, Australia and New Zealand only (everyone else – watch out for a Goodreads giveaway closer to the release date). Find full details of how to enter on the Orbit website.

The prize draw will be open until the 7th of June, and you can enter as many times as you like.



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Deep Magic Magazine – New Article on How I Edit a Novel

Thanks to fellow fantasist Jeff Wheeler – author of The Legends of Muirwood and the Kingsfountain series – for inviting me to contribute to the relaunched Deep Magic Magazine. Anyone curious about how I edit my work should check out my article ‘How I Edit a Novel’, as well as a lot of great content including a story by Jeff himself and an interview with Brandon Sanderson. The June 2016 issue will be available in ebook format on the 14th but can be pre-ordered on Amazon at the low low price of $2.99. The magazine is also open to submissions so any aspiring writers should check out the website here. You can also drop by the Deep Magic Facebook page.

The full table of contents for the June 2016 issue is below:


  • The Churchyard Yarrow by Cecilia Dart-Thornton
  • The Perfect Specimen by Carrie Ann Noble
  • Rain Dance by Steve Yeager
  • The Apothecant by Brendon Taylor
  • The Beesinger’s Daughter by Jeff Wheeler
  • Novel Excerpt: Magic Bitter Magic Sweet by Charlie N. Holmberg


  • Interview with Brandon Sanderson
  • How I Edit a Novel by Anthony Ryan
  • Returning to the Light by David Pomerico




Signed Czech Raven’s Shadow Books Competition at

For any Czech readers: – Book-blogger Veronica Burgerová is running a competition to win signed Czech editions of Blood Song and Tower Lord at There are also chances to win books by fellow fantasy authors Amy Kathleen Ryan (no relation), Chloe Neill and Kate McGarry.

Blood Song Czech cover     Tower Lord Czech cover