Two new audiobooks forthcoming

Five Rivers Publishing has signed two agreements today to produce audiobook versions of D.G. Laderoute’s 2014 shortlisted Best YA Prix Aurora, Out of Time, and Aaron Kite’s 2012 Watty Award Winner, Most Popular Fantasy, A Touch of Poison. Damien Brunetto produces second book with Five Rivers Voice actor Damien Brunetto, who narrated Dave Duncan’s Eocene Station (due to release as an audiobook November 2017, and shortlisted for the Endeavour Award), is also narrating Laderoute’s Out of Time. Damien is a graduate of…

We miss you, Shakespeare!

Today is the 400th anniversary of the death of the Great Bard, William Shakespeare. Arguably the greatest writer to have ever lived, his work is as relevant and timeless today as it was in Elizabethan England. He wrote of love and betrayal, humour and tragedy, the caprice of social mores and political figures. To give homage to that remarkable voice, Five Rivers is pleased to gift our readers with free eBooks for an entire week…

It’s the third Slackers!

Continuing in the madcap, shredded, reconstructed, irreverent, hang-on-to-your seats series Shakespeare for Slackers, Aaron Kite and Audrey Evans have delved into the boiling, toiling, troubling pot of Macbeth and created a dastardly delightful modern take on The Bard’s dark and legendary work. ISBN 9781927400739 7 x 10 Trade Paperback $17.99eISBN 9781927400746 $4.99 We give you the Slackers version of Act 1 Scene 1: The place: Scotland and England. Though, I guess that’s two places, actually…….

Thus the marathon begins

Here we are; first Monday of 2015. Robert and I have been hard at it from the first bell of the year. Robert’s working on several manuscripts, a few of which are new offerings from Dave Duncan. I’m presently finalizing the layout for the third book in the Shakespeare for Slackers series, this one a weird and wonderful interpretation of Macbeth.  Later in the week I’ll be reading a fascinating SF submission, finalize the last…

Shakespeare…. You may have heard of him.

In the spirit of Shakespeare dramatics, drum roll please… Shakespeare for Slackers: Hamlet is near. Five Rivers Publishing is happy to release the second instalment of the outrageously funny Shakespeare for Slackers on December 1, 2014. Aaron Kite believes Shakespeare wrote for the common people, not for English majors, so in this Slacker version of The Tragedy of Hamlet, all of ye can enjoy. Aaron Kite, Author of Shakespeare for Slackers I had the chance…