Nate Hendley shortlisted for Arthur Ellis Award

We’re thrilled to announce Nate Hendley’s powerful and impeccably researched book, The Boy on the Bicycle: A Forgotten Case of Wrongful Conviction in Toronto, has been shortlisted for the 2019 Arthur Ellis Award, Best Nonfiction Crime Book. The full shortlist for the category presents some excellent competition: Patrick Brode, Dying for a Drink: How a Prohibition Preacher Got Away With Murder, Biblioasis Thomas Giacomaro and Natasha Stoynoff, The King of Con: How a Smooth-Talking Jersey Boy Made and Lost…

Dave Duncan fans: one last time into the fray!

The last and final novel in Dave Duncan‘s hugely popular Tales of the King’s Blades series, The Ethical Swordsman, releases August 1, 2019, and is now available for pre-order in both trade paperback and ebook through Five Rivers, and your favourite online bookseller. In this final installment, written just before Dave died, he examines the meaning of personal integrity in the face of political expedience. Niall’s father taught him about honour, about the value of a man keeping his…

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…