The Gilded Chain now in audiobook

Dave Duncan’s first novel in the King’s Blades The first novel in Dave Duncan’s wildly popular King’s Blades series, The Gilded Chain, is now available in audiobook, masterfully narrated by Austin Vanfleet. This introduction to The King’s Blades sets the stage for the eight novels which streamed from that remarkable imagination of Duncan’s. As unwanted and rebellious boys, the King’s Blades find refuge in Ironhall…. Years later, they emerge as the finest swordsmen in the realm—a magical ritual of a sword through…

Creepy books for Halloween

I’m a bit late on the uptake here. But if you’re looking for some creepy books for tonight’s reading, or creepy reading anytime, allow me to tempt you with these. Links are all attached to images. All available in trade paperback, ebook, and some as audiobook. Ann Marston’s A Still and Bitter Grave, is a suspenseful paranormal novel set in Alberta. Lorina Stephens’ From mOuntains of Ice explores a culture which is guided by the dead D.G….

Cory Doctorow features Michael Skeet on BoingBoing

The legendary Cory Doctorow features Michael Skeet on his well-known site BoingBoing, where Michael writes about his latest deliciously intriguing historical fantasy, A Tangled Weave.  A Tangled Weave is the second novel in The French Intrigues series. It’s available in trade paperback and ebook directly from Five Rivers, and your favourite online bookseller.

Great 4-stars for A Tangled Weave

LibraryThing reviewer gives four stars to Michael Skeet’s second novel in The French Intrigues series, A Tangled Weave. This is a highly enjoyable romp through the lives of French aristocrats, smugglers and the poorest of Paris during the 17th century. The impoverished protagonist, Mlle. Victoire de Berenguer from a noble family, has found a way to smuggle fanciful dyed cotton into the City. She earns an income using her entrée into the highest levels of society and an…

Busy summer for Nate Hendley

Nate Hendley, prolific author and recently of The Boy on the Bicycle, appeared at Indigo Bay and Bloor, Toronto, for a book signing on Saturday, September 14, where he engaged people, and signed books. Nate has appeared on panels, at workshops, signings, readings and all manner over the summer. This coming Sunday, September 22, he’ll be at Toronto’s Word on the Street at the Crime Writers of Canada booth. The Boy on the Bicycle was shortlisted this year…