Prix Aurora Award nominations now open

The Prix Aurora Awards are now open for nomination. Five Rivers Publishing has several eligible works you should consider: In the Novel Category A Poisoned Prayer, by Michael Skeet. This is a swashbuckling tale with a strong female protagonist, an interesting twist on magic and Catholicism, set in a pseudo-17th century France around the time of The Three Musketeers.  A Time and a Place, by Joe Mahoney. Weird, wonderful, a Dirk Gentlyesque tale gone complete awry and absurd….

Joe Mahoney a hit at The Merril

Joe Mahoney appeared at The Merril Collection Thursday, October 26 to talk about, and sign copies of, his madcap debut novel, A Time and a Place.  The event sold out of books, and Joe is happily dealing with writer’s cramp. This video likely sums up everything you need to know, other than where to buy your own copy of Joe Mahoney’s A Time and Place, which is through your favourite online bookseller, and directly through Five Rivers. Enjoy…

Joe Mahoney to launch A Time and a Place

If you’re in the Toronto area, Thursday, October 26, you might want to think about attending what’s promising to be an entertaining, and laughter-filled evening with Joe Mahoney who will be launching his debut SF novel, A Time and a Place.  The launch takes place at the remarkable Merril Collection of Speculative Fiction and Fantasy, 239 College Street, 3rd floor, between 7:00 to 9:00 PM. Joe will be reading from his novel, and Bakka Phoenix Books…

Publisher’s Weekly reviews A Time and a Place, by Joe Mahoney

Publisher’s Weekly reviewed Joe Mahoney’s debut SF novel, A Time and a Place, and we’d have to say it’s glowing. Debut author Mahoney sends a mild-mannered fellow on an interdimensional journey in this entertaining, chaotic adventure. Barnabus Wildebear needs to know why his teen nephew and ward, Ridley, is acting so strangely. Unfortunately the cause is an ominous entity, possibly a demon, named Iugurtha. She whisks Ridley away to dimensions unknown while implanting mysterious information in Barnabus’s mind…