The Sundered Oath series by Ciara Ballintyne

On the Edge of Death, the sequel to In the Company of the Dead, is approaching release date! As Ciara Ballintyne’s editor for both of these books, I’ve had the pleasure of reading them multiple times in various drafts, and I’ve enjoyed every single reading. Ballintyne is a brilliant author who writes deeply layered characters, and the series[…]

New Release! A Mortal Song by Megan Crewe

I’m SO excited to see this gorgeous novel available for pre-order today! A Mortal Song is a YA adventure set in the enchanted forests and villages surrounding Mt Fuji and starring two of my newest favorite characters: seventeen-year-old Sora and her dragonfly named Midori. I hope you’ll check this one out, friends. This novel is such a gem — an escape to[…]

New Trilogy! An Early California Adventure/Romance

I spent a nice chunk of last year working on something quite different from my usual SF/F genres: for many months, I was deeply absorbed in Early California cowboy culture, helping Mike Knecht edit his beautiful romance-adventure Western trilogy set in the 1800s Alto Sierra. After that we worked together on his non-fiction collection of stories about Chimineas Ranch, a huge remote ranch 100[…]

Spirit Rider: The Royal Problem, by James Finegan

Here they are! See below for the beautiful front-and-back cover illustrations of Spirit Rider: The Royal Problem, by James Finegan! I love these illustrations because they’re so close to how I imagined the characters and scenes, and they really capture the brilliant sense of fun and mischief in James’ storytelling. This cover artist is not only freakin’ talented but clearly[…]