April 2015 archive

Apr 27

Saskatchewan Book Awards jurors say nice things about Masks

The Saskatchewan Book Awards were handed out on Saturday night. Masks was shortlisted in two categories. Alas, I didn’t win, but at least I picked up a couple of great review quotes. Jurors for the Drs. Morris & Jacqui Shumiatcher Regina Book Award wrote: “An exciting, compelling narrative that sweeps the reader up into a …

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Apr 11

Read the first chapter of Lake in the Clouds online

Lake in the Clouds, Book 3 in my other YA fantasy series, The Shards of Excalibur, written as Edward Willett, comes out in May from Coteau Books–which means it’s time for a little teaser. Here you go: Chapter 1 for your reading pleasure, just to whet your appetite. Sharp-eyed observers may also note that the title has changed …

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Apr 07

Cover art and description of Faces hits online bookstores!

Getting closer all the time to the July 7 release of Faces, Book 3 of my Masks of Aygrima trilogy (written as E.C. Blake) from DAW books, edited by three-time Hugo nominee Sheila Gilbert. The cover art has finally appeared in online bookstores, along with the description below. Warning: this could contain spoilers if you’re still on Book 1! …

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