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….

A Poisoned Prayer now in audiobook

Michael Skeet’s thrilling historical fantasy, A Poisoned Prayer, is now available in audiobook through iTunes, Amazon and Audible. Great historical fantasy It’s a swashbuckling tale set in 1680s Paris. Dashing swordsmen compete for the favours of licentious women, and magic—God’s Blessing—is strong enough that prayers really are answered. Into the City of Light comes Lise de Trouvaille, a young noblewoman of modest means and no apparent Blessing, searching for an advantageous marriage. But the first eligible man…

More audiobooks forthcoming

Five Rivers has just signed agreements for two more audiobook productions. Hunter’s Daughter, by Nowick Gray, will be produced and narrated by Dan Carroll who hails from Kanata, Ontario. The detective novel set in 1964 northern Quebec, is a fascinating journey into the barren lands of Ungava, and the disconnect between cultures. Australian-born Geoff Boyes has agreed to produce and narrate Michael Skeet’s fantasy adventure set in 18th century Paris, France, A Poisoned Prayer, which is a deliciously…