Aaron Kite at When Words Collide 2014

Aaron Kite, author of the popular YA fantasy, A Touch of Poison, appeared this year at When Words Collide in Calgary to launch his new novel, and speak on several panels including one on writing YA fiction. His insights, humour and pragmatic approach to world-building and writing captured the audience. A Touch of Poison is available in print and eBook from Five Rivers, online booksellers worldwide, and select bookstores.

WWC 2014

Another fantastic event held by the organizers of When Words Collide. Five Rivers senior editor, Robert Runte and many Five Rivers authors attended, taking part in panels, pitch sessions, signings and general networking. In the coming days more news and photos will be available, for now we thought we’d share these three. Apologies for the quality; Robert’s phone revolted on his way out the door and so he used a spare, and thus the quality…

Readers rave about A Touch of Poison

It would appear Amazon’s readers love Aaron Kite’s YA fantasy, A Touch of Poison. Take a gander at what they’re saying. 1 of 1 people found the following review helpful 5.0 out of 5 stars Beautiful, May 31, 2014 By  Nicole Burton – See all my reviews This review is from: A Touch of Poison (Paperback) I first read this book on wattpad.com and fell in love with it. It was one of the first books I actually finished reading…

A Touch of Poison now available for pre-order

It’s a busy summer here at Five Rivers, and we’re pleased to let our fans and readers know Aaron Kite’s Wattie Award-winning YA fantasy is now available for pre-order through Five Rivers’ website, as well as from online retailers globally. Gwenwyn is the most miserable princess ever, and for good reason. Merely brushing up against her or touching her exposed skin is enough to cause painful burns, or worse. And if that wasn’t enough, she’s…

Interview with Aaron Kite, author of A Touch of Poison

ISBN 9781927400593 $19.99eISBN 9781927400609 $4.99Releases August 1, 2014 August 1, 2014 Five Rivers releases a captivating YA novel from Calgary author, Aaron Kite, A Touch of Poison, winner of the 2012 Watty for Most Popular Fantasy. The story revolves around Gwenwyn, who is the most miserable princess ever, and for good reason. Merely brushing up against her or touching her exposed skin is enough to cause painful burns, or worse. And if that wasn’t enough, she’s…