A Halloween teaser for you

Probably the creepiest novel I’ve written is From Mountains of Ice.  Imagine you could speak with the dead, unwillingly, but able. Imagine their voices sometimes clamoured in your head, their memories, experiences, advice all there whenever you touched something made from their bones. Then imagine your prince gone m ad, your country drowning under taxation and a ruinous rule, and you the hope your people, dead and living, entreat to set things aright. And so Sylvio…

First audiobook now available

Five Rivers’ first audiobook, From Mountains of Ice, by  Lorina Stephens is now live and available on iTunes, Audible and Amazon. Narrated by Diana Majlinger, the audiobook runs 9 hours and 11 minutes long, beautifully told with a European flair that is captivating, clear and a perfect complement to this tale of madness, betrayal and endurance. If you don’t already have an Audible account, you can get From Mountains of Ice for free with an Audible trial. How cool…

The audiobooks are coming!

Audiobooks are coming to Five Rivers’ catalogue of books, with the first releasing this summer, that being From Mountains of Ice, by Lorina Stephens, and narrated by Díana Majlinger. That audiobook will be quickly followed by the first in Ann Marston’s Rune Blades of Celi series, Kingmaker’s Sword, narrated by Austin Vanfleet, A Time and a Place, written and narrated by Joe Mahoney, and a cascade of others to follow. All we be available through Audible, Amazon and iTunes, with possible distribution to…

Why We Published: the books of 2008 and 2009

When Five Rivers launched into publishing, it was with humble beginnings and a small catalogue, primarily my own works. It was never my intention for Five Rivers to be a vanity house, yet in those first two years we were very embryonic, soliciting manuscripts and developing our mandate, which was to be a showcase of new and established Canadian voices. We tested the waters with: Shadow Song, by Lorina Stephens, August 2008 And the Angels…