The audiobook of Worldshaper, Book 1 in my new Worldshapers series from DAW Books (written as Edward Willett), is now available through Brilliance Audio, narrated by the fabulous Saskia Maarleveld.
Worldshaper is downloadable directly from Audible or through Amazon: at Amazon, you can also order physical media for it, in MP3 or Audio CD formats.
I’m thrilled to say that Saskia Maarleveld will also be narrating Book 2 in the series, Master of the World: the audiobook for that will come out concurrently with the trade paperback release September 10, 2019, which is just a month after the re-release of Worldshaper in mass-market paperback.
Here’s a bit more about Saskia:
Saskia Maarleveld is an award winning narrator of 100+ audiobooks, living in New York City and working full-time in voice over. Saskia switches seamlessly between accents, and can often be heard speaking in British, Australian, New Zealand and various European accents, in addition to her native American accent. She can also be heard in various cartoons and commercials.
And, just for good measure, a reminder about what Worldshaper is all about:
“This rollicking secondary-world contemporary fantasy opens with a bang…(the characters) grapple with the ethics of changing the world, the question of what makes people ‘real’ when the worldshapers can change everything about them with nothing more than a thought, and the need to save the universe. Willett…meticulously includes small details that make the constantly changing scenery feel solid and real…This novel sets up a fascinating, fluctuating universe with plenty of room for growth for the main characters, and readers will eagerly join their journey.” – Publishers Weekly (starred review)
“Willett’s series starter is fun, quirky, and highly enjoyable, nicely laying the groundwork for future volumes.” – Booklist
“There is so much to love about this book. Like the fact it references Tolkien at least three times, if not more. Or perhaps the fact it referenced Doctor Who. Or maybe the fact that it’s got a sarcastic wiseass smartmouthed main female character who actually stops to think ‘what-if’ every once and a while. Or perhaps there’s the fact that there are so many interesting ideas in this book that it’ll make your world spin….Edward Willett is fast becoming my favorite author.” – Ria P., NetGalley reviewer
From an Aurora Award-winning author comes the first book in a new portal fantasy series in which one woman’s powers open the way to a labyrinth of new dimensions.
For Shawna Keys, the world is almost perfect. She’s just opened a pottery studio in a beautiful city. She’s in love with a wonderful man. She has good friends.
But one shattering moment of violence changes everything. Mysterious attackers kill her best friend. They’re about to kill Shawna. She can’t believe it’s happening–and just like that, it isn’t. It hasn’t. No one else remembers the attack, or her friend. To everyone else, Shawna’s friend never existed…
Everyone, that is, except the mysterious stranger who shows up in Shawna’s shop. He claims her world has been perfect because she Shaped it to be perfect; that it is only one of uncounted Shaped worlds in a great Labyrinth; and that all those worlds are under threat from the Adversary who has now invaded hers. She cannot save her world, he says, but she might be able to save others–if she will follow him from world to world, learning their secrets and carrying them to Ygrair, the mysterious Lady at the Labyrinth’s heart.
Frightened and hounded, Shawna sets off on a desperate journey, uncertain whom she can trust, how to use her newfound power, and what awaits her in the myriad worlds beyond her own.