Three titles now available as audiobooks

Three of our titles are now available for pre-order from Iambik as audiobooks. Kingmaker’s Sword, by Ann Marston, narrated by Kirk ZieglerMik Murdoch: Boy Superhero, by Michell Plested, narrated by Anthony St. PierreFrom Mountains of Ice, by Lorina Stephens, narrated by Diana Majlinger Coming soon are:Downshift, by Matt HughesShadow Song, by Lorina Stephens All titles will soon also be available through

An amazing year at Five Rivers

Indeed it has been amazing year at Five Rivers. Never did we imagine when we first started this publishing venture in 2007 it would grow to such an enterprise. This year we published nine new books, bringing our catalogue to 22 publications. We also signed 15 additional authors and have committed to publishing in excess of 50 books over the next four years. We did something we never thought we would have to do: we…

Contract-winning pitches

For as long as I can remember I’ve been reading articles, and listening to discussions, about creating the perfect pitch to a publisher. I used to spend hours refining cover letters, CVs, synopses, and then refining again when the manuscript would be rejected, again, by my prospective publisher. Fast forward several decades, switch chairs, I find myself now behind not only the editor’s desk, but the publisher’s desk, reading submission after submission (I refuse to…

Debut author, Robert Fletcher, signs with Five Rivers

Robert Fletcher It would seem Five Rivers is in the orchard business, if we can borrow from the metaphor of fruit not falling far from the tree. We’ve published sibling authors Alicia and Nate Hendley; mother and daughter authors Lorina and Kelly Stephens (Kelly’s novel, 5000 Kilometre Journey, will release in 2013), and next year father and son authors, Michael R. Fletcher (the son, and author of the dystopian SF novel 88) and now Robert Fletcher….