Dave Duncan’s Eocene Station shortlisted for the Endeavour Award

Five Rivers is pleased to announce Dave Duncan’s novel, Eocene Station, has been shortlisted for the 2017 Endeavour Award. Five novels written by writers from the Pacific Northwest are finalists for the 19th annual Endeavour Award.  The Award comes with an honorarium of $1,000.00.  The winner will be announced November 17, 2017, at OryCon, Oregon’s primary science fiction convention. The finalists are: Arabella of Mars, by Portland, OR, writer David D. Levine, Tor Books; Dreams of Distant…

James Beveridge talks about creative process for Eocene Station

As soon as I heard that this cover was for a Dave Duncan story, my mind went to the covers that he’s had on earlier novels. My memory sees them as having a classic feel. The story was described initially as a time travel romp, and the title placed much of the story in the Eocene Period. I knew that it was going to be a fun place to visually explore. Once I’d read the first…

Dave Duncan talks about Eocene Station

Dave Duncan took time to talk to publisher, Lorina Stephens, about his forthcoming novel, Eocene Station. LJS: Your science fiction novel, Eocene Station, releases October 1, 2016. In this adventure you’re offering a tall tale involving massive government corruption, time travel and monsters in ancient Scotland. High adventure indeed! Whatever went on in that alien universe called Dave Duncan’s mind to combine such a diverse combination of ideas? DD: What you mean is, “Where do you get…

An exciting year ahead in 2016

If you think 2015 was a dynamic year for Five Rivers, wait till you see what’s ahead in 2016. We presently have in production some truly exciting titles, both fiction and non-fiction. And we’re also giving you a sneak peek at some of the fabulous covers Jeff Minkevics has designed for our 2016 catalogue. In addition to what we’re previewing below, we will also release several more books in the Prime Ministers of Canada series….