Interview with Michael Skeet, author of A Poisoned Prayer

Michael Skeet’s debut fantasy romance, A Poisoned Prayer, releases May 1, 2017. Michael Skeet is an award-winning Canadian writer and broadcaster. Born in Calgary, Alberta, he began writing for radio before finishing college. He has sold short stories in the science fiction, dark fantasy and horror fields in addition to extensive publishing credits as a film and music critic. A two-time winner of Canada’s Prix Aurora Award for excellence in Science Fiction and Fantasy, Skeet lives in…

Tanah Haney signs book deal with Five Rivers

Five Rivers is pleased to announce a forthcoming novel, Fractal Theory, from Peterborough, Ontario author, Tanah Haney. A suspenseful, rollicking adventure, Fractal Theory follows the events around two unlikely protagonists, Nicholas and Minnie. You could say Nicholas and Minnie were two ordinary people caught up in a series of extraordinary events, but let’s be honest–they’re about the least ordinary people you’re likely to meet. Nicholas’ lifelong status as misunderstood recluse is only made worse by the arrival in…

Leslie Gadallah talks about Cat’s Gambit

In which publisher, Lorina Stephens, talks to Cat’s Gambit author, Leslie Gadallah. LJS: The re-release of the second book in your Empire of Kaz series launches April 1, 2017. The sequel takes up after the Orian have fled their overrun world, find themselves increasingly incapable of continuing as a species, and now face having to reclaim their homeworld with the support of only a ragged crew. Without giving away too much, where do you take us on…

Michelle Enzinas talks about forthcoming book: Big Buttes Book

Historical re-enactor and experimental archeologist Michelle Enzinas chatted with publisher and editor, Lorina Stephens, about her forthcoming, stunning debut book, Big Buttes Book: Annotated Dyets Dry Dinner (1599), by Henry Buttes, with Elizabethan Recipes.  Huge title. Huge book. Amazing information. LJS: Over 230 images and recipes, an analysis of Henry Buttes’ dry dinner presentation – whatever possessed you to undertake such a massive project? ME:  I was excited to explore the food in a single body…

Ann Marston discusses new novel, A Still and Bitter Grave

Five Rivers’ publisher and editor, Lorina Stephens, had a wee chat with author, Ann Marston, regarding her newest novel, A Still and Bitter Grave, which is a paranormal historical novel set in late 20th century Alberta. Aviation fans will be delighted with its detail, while lovers of suspense will be chewing on their nails.  LJS: December 1, 2016, A Still and Bitter Grave releases. This is your first new novel in 16 years, and a departure: no magic, no…