Hi everyone! I hope your 2023 is starting off well. I wanted to share some new character art I commissioned for the Art Mages of Lure trilogy. These gorgeous portraits of Briar and Archer were painted with watercolors on paper by Italian artist Lisa De Mattia. I think she did a beautiful job capturing the… Continue reading New Curse Painter Art!
The final book in the Art Mages of Lure trilogy launches today! Thank you to everyone who has been so enthusiastic about this series. I had a blast writing these books, and it means a lot to me that you've liked reading them too. I hope you'll enjoy the exciting conclusion to Briar and Archer's… Continue reading It’s Launch Day for Voice Mage!
We're getting closer to the launch of the third book in the Art Mages of Lure trilogy. Only two more weeks to go before you'll find out what happens to Briar, Archer, and the gang! My goal for this series was to write a classic-style fantasy adventure focused on a small, intrepid band of characters… Continue reading Art Mages of Lure is almost complete!
The wait is over! I'm so excited to share the cover for Voice Mage, the third book in the Art Mages of Lure trilogy. This YA fantasy adventure is a reimagining of the story of Robin Hood with art magic. (There's also a fairytale at play here, but that's a spoiler for Book 2.) Dane… Continue reading Voice Mage Cover Reveal!
It's time for the final reveal in the Great Steel and Fire Recovering of 2021! The new cover for Night of Flame, like the original, is by Deranged Doctor Design. It appears on the ebook and the new hardcover edition launching in November. I've had so much fun receiving these covers in my inbox over… Continue reading Night of Flame new cover reveal!
It's official. The 5-year anniversary special edition hardcovers of the 3rd and 4th Steel and Fire books, Dance of Steel and City of Wind, are now available! These beautiful dust-jacketed books make great gifts for yourself or the reader in your life. Here's a sneak peek at some of the bonus features: Kelad KorranRafe RuminorDara… Continue reading Character Art and Hardcovers!
I have an announcement! The first two Art Mages of Lure ebooks are now available on a wide range of sites, including Kobo, Apple, Nook, Google Books, Overdrive, and Scribd. All my other ebooks are exclusive to Amazon, so if you've been waiting for the chance to recommend my books to a non-Amazon customer, this… Continue reading CURSE PAINTER is going wide!
I'm so excited to announce that the audiobook edition of Curse Painter is now live! Marnye Young did a spectacular job bringing Briar and Archer to life. Curse Painter is a Robin Hood-inspired fantasy full of adventure, romance, humor, and magic. You can listen to the sample and find the audiobook at the following links:… Continue reading Curse Painter is out on audio!
One of the best parts of being a fantasy writer is developing new magic systems. My new book, Curse Painter, has magic based around different types of art. The practitioners, known as art mages, can be curse painters, voice mages, fortune scribes, or (rarely) stone charmers. The main character, Briar, creates deadly curses with the… Continue reading The 3 Laws of Curse Painting
The first book in my new fantasy series launches today. More than any other book I've written, Curse Painter has that classic fantasy feeling--part fairytale, part swashbuckling adventure, and all magic. It's loosely inspired by Robin Hood and features characters who are trying very hard to be good--even when the only tools they have are… Continue reading Curse Painter launches today!