Broken Blade now available in audiobook

Love audiobooks? You’re going to lose yourself in the newly released audiobook, Broken Blade, by Ann Marston. This is the third novel in Ann’s wonderfully mesmerizing Rune Blades of Celi series. The production quality of the audiobook is unlike anything you’ve heard before, expertly narrated by Zel Bromley and Austin Vanfleet. There’s even a harp accompaniment to the Rune Blades ballad at the end, a truly magical ending to this audiobook that performs more like a radio-play than some…

Timefall reviewed in Canadian Review of Materials

Timefall by Alison Lohans was reviewed in Issue 22 of Canadian Review of Materials Timefall Author: Alison Lohans Neustadt, ON: Five Rivers Publishing, 2018 394 pp., trade pbk. & epub, $33.99 (pbk.), $4.99 (epub) ISBN: 978-1-988274-46-1 (pbk.) 978-1-988274-47-8 (epub) Grades: Grades 8 and up Ages: Ages 13 and up Review by: Review by Ronald Hore Excerpt: Katie Neville sucked in a sharp breath. It was tempting to do exactly what Tyler did, lie there squalling until…

Michael Skeet’s adventure continues!

The sequel to Michael Skeet’s delicious adventure, A Poisoned Prayer, continues in an engaging and—dare I say it—enchanting tale of misdirection and grand hijinx in A Tangled Weave. And it’s now available for pre-order in both trade paperback and epub. There was an earlier fascinating post from Michael in which he described the creative process and background for A Tangled Weave.  I know you’re going to love this installment. It was a delight to edit, and a delight…

A new novel from Lorina Stephens

Now available for pre-order Lorina Stephens‘ new magic realism novel, The Rose Guardian, is now available for pre-order in trade paperback and ebook. What’s it about? Here’s the book blurb: There is a conversation that should have happened between Vi Cotter and her mother. Now it’s too late. But sometimes the dead speak through the legacy they leave, and in this case Vi’s mother bequeaths her, among other things, her journals. Do we sometimes seek absolution from…

So you want to submit to Five Rivers

Read the Guidelines! So you think you’ll try your luck with Five Rivers this year. The first imperative: READ THE GUIDELINES! Yes, I know that was all in caps. It’s in caps because I’m hoping you’ll actually pay attention to those guidelines. You have no idea how many submissions cross my desk, briefly, which demonstrate clearly the author hasn’t bothered to check out Five Rivers’ guidelines. Or if they have, think their work is so…