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Eleven Facts About Mountain of Daggers

Today marks one year since Mountain of Daggers’ release.

I’ve written before about the journey it took for it to finally hit print, as well as the various inspirations. But in honor of Black Raven’s birthday, I wanted to share a few bits about my roguish hero. And because there are eleven stories, I figure […]

Endings: Setups Versus Cliffhangers

In the past year I’ve had multiple unfortunate experiences of reading a good book only to have it end in a Cliffhanger.  For me, it yanks the enjoyment of a wonderful story out from under my feet and leaves me feeling rather cheated. I hate Cliffhangers.

I’ve read reviews and chatted on Reddit and learned that while I’m […]

Audie Nomination for Hounacier

The Audio Publishers Association (APA) has released the list of finalists for the 2016 Audie Awards and Hounacier made the cut for Best Paranormal Audio Book.

For anyone not familiar with the Audie Awards, they’re considered the “Oscars of the Audio Book Industry,” so as you can imagine, I’m very excited to have made the list. Dämoren […]

By |February 15th, 2016|Hounacier|0 Comments|

Hungry Eyes is Out

My Valducan short, Hungry Eyes, is now available in the SNAFU: Hunters anthology.  

Description:  Paris, 2009 – Something lurks beneath the City of Light and Valducan knights Nick Tavitian, Colin Delaney, and new recruit Malcolm Romero intend to find it. But as they search the catacombs for their quarry, something hungry is watching them from the […]

Ibenus Cover Reveal and a New Look

On December 27th, 2013, Joe Martin with Ragnarok Publications sent me a message saying, “Something for you to look at.” It accompanied my very first glimpse of Dämoren’s cover. It was still a bit rough. I hadn’t secured my blurb from Elizabeth Bear yet, the gun had a couple tweaks left to do, but […]

2015 in Review

This year has been incredible. In the 10 years since my first sale, 2015 was the first time I openly referred to myself as an author. Before that, it felt sort of weird, like I was some wanna-be pretending I was something that I wasn’t.  Even after Dämoren released in 2014, I was apprehensive about […]

Sea of Quills is on Audible

 Audiobook lovers can now find Sea of Quills on Audible, narrated by R.C. Bray.  While I haven’t finished my initial listen (I’m halfway through City Beneath the Kaisers right now), I can safely say that R.C. has done another fantastic job bringing Ahren to life.  It’s been ten years since I penned my first Black […]

The Serpent’s Army is Out

The first of my Valducan Archive Adventures is out.  Set twenty years before Dämoren, The Serpent’s Army follows knights Clay Mercer and Max Schmidt as they hunt a lamia outside of Dallas Texas. I thought it would be fun to show them when they were young, capable hunters, and wanted to try a “buddy cop” […]

Review of The Gentleman Bastards (1-3)

Two years ago, I was bumming around a bookstore and saw display that stopped me cold. It was for a newly released book, and the cover depicted two figures dressed to the nines in Venetian masks and attire.  Now, I’ve mentioned before that I’m a huge fan of Venetian Carnival, so it’s no surprise that I […]

By |October 23rd, 2015|Reviews|0 Comments|

Sea of Quills is Out

Once again, a lunar eclipse had heralded a book release. My second Black Raven collection, Sea of Quills is out on Kindle today. Other formats, including Audible, will be available shortly. Needless to say, I’m very excited. I want to thank Tim Marquitz, Joe Martin, and Jason Waltz for making this happen.

In honor of […]