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The Oversight by Charlie Fletcher

The Oversight by Charlie Fletcher

The Oversight by Charlie Fletcher (Orbit, May 6, 2013)-The Oversight is one of those books that, about two pages in, I knew I was in for something good. It begins with an excerpt from The Great and Hidden History of the World by Rabbi Dr. Hayyim Samuel Falk, detailing the function of the Free Company known as The Oversight of London, specifically in protecting innocent humans from the actions of … Continue reading

Interview (& Giveaway): Mur Lafferty, author of The Shambling Guide to New York City

Interview (& Giveaway): Mur Lafferty, author of The Shambling Guide to New York City

Mur Lafferty is a podcasting guru and editor, and her first book, The Shambling Guide to New York drops on the 28th from Orbit Books! She’s a busy lady, so I was psyched when she took a few moments to answer some questions about the new book, writing in general, and more! Also, courtesy of Orbit Books, we’ve got a copy of The Shambling Guide to New York City up … Continue reading

Interview: Amanda Carlson, author of Full Blooded and Hot Blooded!

Interview: Amanda Carlson, author of Full Blooded and Hot Blooded!

It’s no secret that I loved Amanda Carlson’s first novel, Full Blooded (Jessica McClain #1) and am so excited about the next book, Hot Blooded, which is out later this month. Luckily for us, I wrangled Amanda into visiting the blog once again to catch up on what things have been like since Full Blooded came out, the new book, and more! Please welcome Amanda back to the blog! I’m … Continue reading

Wolfhound Century by Peter Higgins

Wolfhound Century by Peter Higgins

Wolfhound Century by Peter Higgins (Orbit, March 2013)-Vissarion Lom of the Podchornok provincial police, has tried many times to get transferred to the capital city of the great Vlast, Mirgorod. He eventually gets his wish, but when he arrives, he finds out that he’s been summoned to catch a revolutionary by the name of Josef Kantor. Kantor, an “impresario of destruction”, is responsible for countless lives lost and horrendous atrocities … Continue reading

Interview (& Giveaway): Peter Higgins, author of Wolfhound Century

Interview (& Giveaway): Peter Higgins, author of Wolfhound Century

Peter Higgins’s debut novel, Wolfhound Century, will be out on the 26th from Orbit, and he was kind enough to answer a few questions about the book, his influences, and more! We also have a copy of Wolfhound Century up for grabs (open to US and CANADA), courtesy of the lovely folks at Orbit, so be sure to check out the details at the end of the post! Your brand … Continue reading

Interview: Marlene Perez, author of Strange Fates

Interview: Marlene Perez, author of Strange Fates

Marlene Perez’s brand new book, Strange Fates, just came out last week from Orbit, and she was kind enough to answer a few questions about the new series, what influences her, and more! Please welcome Marlene to the blog! Marlene, you already have more than 10 titles under your belt and the first book of your brand new urban fantasy trilogy, Strange Fates, just came out! Have you always wanted … Continue reading

Cover Reveal: Cold Blooded by Amanda Carlson

Cover Reveal: Cold Blooded by Amanda Carlson

It’s no secret that I loved Full Blooded, the first book of the Jessica McClain series by Amanda Carlson! The 2nd book, Hot Blooded, drops in April, and the 3rd, Cold Blooded, is out in October. Amanda Carlson and Orbit have revealed the cover for Cold Blooded, and I thought I’d share! Pretty awesome, don’t you think? If you’d like to preorder (and why wouldn’t you?), click on the cover! … Continue reading

Cover Launch: The Crimson Campaign by Brian McClellan

Cover Launch: The Crimson Campaign by Brian McClellan

I’m on the book tour for Brian McClellan’s upcoming novel, Promise of Blood, the first novel in the Powder Mage Trilogy (April 16th), and Brian and Orbit were kind enough to share the rather awesome cover of The Crimson Campaign (Feb. 2014), the 2nd novel in the series. So, of course, I wanted to share it with you! About Promise of Blood (Book One of the Powder Mage Trilogy) The … Continue reading

EXCERPT: Fade to Black by Francis Knight

EXCERPT: Fade to Black by Francis Knight

Next month, FADE TO BLACK, the debut fantasy from Francis Knight will be available from Orbit Books! Here’s the scoop: From the depths of a valley rises the city of Mahala It’s a city built upwards, not across – where streets are built upon streets, buildings upon buildings. A city that the Ministry rules from the sunlit summit, and where the forsaken lurk in the darkness of Under. Rojan Dizon … Continue reading

Holiday Giveaway: Full Blooded by Amanda Carlson

Holiday Giveaway: Full Blooded by Amanda Carlson

Happy Holidays to everyone! Since most folks are usually in a giving mood during this time of the year, I thought it might be a good time for another giveaway! Up for grabs is an advance copy of  Full Blooded by Amanda Carlson (feel free to check out my review). So, check out the details and good luck!! About FULL BLOODED It’s not easy being a girl. It’s even harder … Continue reading

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