More audiobooks!

That’s right! More audiobooks are on their way. We’ve just entered in agreements for two more audiobook productions. The first audiobook is the third novel in Ann Marston’s fabulous Celtic fantasy, The Rune Blades of Celi: Broken Blade. Once again Austin Vanfleet is narrating and producing. We’re thrilled he’s agreed to continue to narrate the series, and if you want to know why, just have a look at some of the fabulous reviews both he and Ann…

A decade of publishing

It is amazing to me it’s been a decade since I published that first book, which was more about dipping my toes back into publishing waters than with a concept that 10 years on I would see Five Rivers Publishing having released over 70 titles. Over the next months I thought I’d share some of that journey with our readers and followers. So, how did it come to be that Five Rivers Publishing should exist?…

2018 Submissions

February 1 is quickly coming upon us, and I’m sure many authors who follow Five Rivers are wondering what we’ll be looking for in our 2018 submission window from February 1-14. Here’s a list of what will likely get more favourable consideration. Fiction Historical Fiction: Successful manuscripts will be based on Canadian history, solidly researched, well-defined characters. We will not consider romance disguised as historical fiction. For examples of what we will publish, take a…

D.G. Valdron talks about Stuart McLean

There was a restaurant on a bridge. I suppose I should back it up a little.  When my marriage broke, I was living in The Pas.  It was hard then, coming back every day to an empty house.  I used to leave the lights on when I left for work in the morning, just so that it wouldn’t be dark when I came home. Eventually, after a long while, I met a woman in Winnipeg, and…