A Touch of Poison now in audiobook

A Touch of Poison, by Aaron Kite, is now available in audiobook. Janet Henke, life-long dramatist, has skillfully narrated this YA tale of intrigue and triumph. In 2012 A Touch of Poison won the Watty Award for best YA fantasy, and received rave reviews from readers. Janet says of the narration process: “For me, this experience is an excellent opportunity to grow and learn….  I do believe that young audiences will enjoy the audio version; hope it knocks…

Out of Time now in audiobook

Out of Time, D.G. Laderoute’s Prix Aurora shortlisted YA fantasy is now available as an audiobook. Deliciously narrated by Damien Brunetto, who also narrated Dave Duncan’s Eocene Station, this 10:36 hour production is a journey into two temporal realities, both on Lake Superior’s north shore. For Riley Corbeau, moving to a small town on Superior’s north shore was an opportunity for his family to find a new beginning after the death of his mother. For Gathering Cloud,…

Remembering Larry Kwong

We at Five Rivers are saddened to hear of the death of Larry Kwong, the rocketing hockey legend who made NHL history by not only being a fabulous, albeit brief, player in the NHL, but who broke the colour barrier. Our condolences go out to Larry Kwong’s family and friends. For more information about Larry Kwong, read the excellent CBC article, or read the biography written by Paula Johanson.

Allow me to introduce: H.A. Hargreaves

Shortly after Robert Runté came aboard as senior editor with Five Rivers, he introduced me to H.A. Hargreaves. It was to be a relationship that went beyond publisher and author, for during the months and years that followed I came to call this quiet, unassuming, brilliant author a friend. The first book of Hargreaves’ we published was an updated and expanded version of his original collection of short stories, North by 2000, to which we added a +, and…

More audiobooks!

That’s right! More audiobooks are on their way. We’ve just entered in agreements for two more audiobook productions. The first audiobook is the third novel in Ann Marston’s fabulous Celtic fantasy, The Rune Blades of Celi: Broken Blade. Once again Austin Vanfleet is narrating and producing. We’re thrilled he’s agreed to continue to narrate the series, and if you want to know why, just have a look at some of the fabulous reviews both he and Ann…