Tag: The Masks of Aygrima

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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Night Owl Reviews calls Shadows “a world filled with magic and special people”

Four stars for Shadows from Pamela Robinson at Night Owl Reviews, who, interestingly, had not read Masks–though she intends to go back and do so now! In Shadows, by E.C. Blake, I found a world filled with magic and special people. Mara Holdfast is an intriguing main character. The author weaves a journey for her …

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Read the first two chapters of Shadows

A month ago I posted the first chapter of Shadows, the second book in The Masks of Aygrima. Now we’re just about a month from the actual release of the novel, and so, as promised, I’ve posted a second chapter. You can read the first two chapters of Shadows here. Watch for a chance to …

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Shadows is an August Top Pick in Fantasy by RT Book Reviews

RT Book Reviews Magazine has named Shadows one of its “Top Picks” in Fantasy for August, with a glowing 4 1/2-star review (the same rating given to Masks, which was also shortlisted for Best Fantasy Novel of 2013 in the RT Book Reviews Reviewers’ Choice Awards). The review isn’t online yet (although as you can …

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Chapter One of Shadows!

Shadows, the sequel to Masks, will be released on August 5. That’s just a little over two months from now, so I thought I’d whet your appetite with a bit of a teaser. Here’s Chapter 1 of Shadows, “The Stranger from the Sea.” When we’re a month out, I’ll add Chapter 2. And also watch for …

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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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