4 stars for A Tangled Weave

Great review from a LibraryThing reviewer for Michael Skeet’s second novel in his The French Intrigues series. Check out why it was given four stars. 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…

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…

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….