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Publishers Weekly gives my new novel Worldshaper a STARRED review, calls it a “rollicking” contemporary fantasy

Publishers Weekly, the bible of the publishing industry, has given a STARRED review to upcoming novel Worldshaper, Book 1 in my new Worldshapers series for DAW Books, written as Edward Willett. Highlights: “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’ …

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Cover art reveal: my next DAW novel, Worldshaper

Amazon U.S. | Amazon Canada | Indigo | Barnes & Noble | Penguin Random House Worldshaper (written as Edward Willett) will be my ninth novel for DAW Books, coming out September 18 in hardcover and ebook. It’s the start of a new series called Worldshapers. The artwork is by Juliana Kolesova, who happens to also be …

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My latest novel is science fiction: The Cityborn

My latest novel (my eighth from DAW Books) is The Cityborn, a stand-alone science fiction tale. What’s it about? Glad you asked! Herewith, the blurb, followed by some very nice reviews, and a link to sample chapters and buying opportunities. Two young individuals must uncover the dark secrets of their stratified city in this suspenseful …

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My editor wins a Hugo, and other notes from my summer vacation

It’s been a while since my last post. Lots to tell you about, but let’s start with the most important: my wonderful editor (and publisher), Sheila E. Gilbert of DAW Books, received the Hugo Award for Best Editor (Long-Form) at this year’s World Science Fiction Convention in Kansas City–and as you can see, I was …

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Here’s the cover art for Faces!

Just got this from DAW Books today: it’s the cover art for Faces, Book 3 in my Masks of Aygrima trilogy. It builds on the previous two covers and reveals, appropriately enough, Mara’s face for the first time. I like it a lot! How about you? Like the first two covers, this one is by Paul Young. The paperback of Masks will be …

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Faces, Book 3 in The Masks of Aygrima, submitted to DAW

Early this morning I sent off Faces, Book 3 in The Masks of Aygrima, to Sheila Gilbert, my editor (and co-publisher with Betsy Wollheim) at DAW Books. I’m quite pleased with it–I hope she is, too! We’ll be discussing it at World Fantasy Convention in Washington, D.C., early in November. After which I’ll be plunging …

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A new teaser for Shadows…

Courtesy of DAW Books, here’s a bit of a teaser for Shadows, sequel to Masks and Book 2 in The Masks of Aygrima… In Masks, Mara Holdfast’s life changed forever. As the daughter of the Autarch’s Master Maskmaker, she had a clearly defined future: working with her father to make the Masks that must be …

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Two new reviews for some of my Edward Willett novels

While the most recently released book is always the one that generates the most reviews (although reviews for Masks have slowed tremendously since it first came out), older books can still spark reviews at unexpected intervals, and recently a couple of reviews popped up for some of my older books, written as Edward Willett. Outworlder …

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One step closer to the release of SHADOWS

The release of Shadows, Book 2 in The Masks of Aygrima, is getting closer–it’s due out beginning of August. And here’s proof that it’s not far away–the page proofs arrived from DAW Books yesterday. I’ll be going through these over the next month to try to stamp out any typos/other minor problems that might still …

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Ten autographed copies of Masks on sale for charity at Patrick Rothfuss’s website

The estimable Patrick Rothfuss, New York Times-bestselling author of the amazing fantasies The Name of the Wind and The Wise Man’s Fear, with whom I share the honor of being published by DAW Books, has a long history of selling signed books and other artifacts through his website to raise money for charity. Right now, …

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