Intrepid traveler Ariel Malony and demon slayer Nick Walker face their deepest fears and their greatest challenge as they search for the Master Demon who holds the key to the future of mankind. Slay him and the world goes free; fail, and it falls irrevocably into violence and chaos. Guided by a wisdom master of a mystical tradition that uses mind power as the basis of powerful magic, the assault party, including Kestril, the Magan Chiefs' son, Layla, the flying Noble One, and Twitchet, the talking cat, must travel from the ancient granite walls of the Hermitage, up the kilometer high Steps of Death, and through a labyrinth of shifting gorges to the Palace of Skulls where flesh-eating demons demand to be fed. Even if Nick wins his struggle with the scars of his past and defeats the green-eyed head of the Cogin clan, they still must cross the scree slope, where the bones of Ariel's father lie, and pass through the territory of vicious elementals to get to the ice caves beneath the … [Read more...]
Do you remember ‘Lethal Inheritance’? It’s happening at last.
Lethal Inheritance is the book I started this blog for just after I found an agent to represent it. It's also the book that inspired me to start writing., which means that it's very close to my heart. Some of you have followed my journey for the last two years, some of you have only started following recently, but the great news is that I've decided to take my writing career fully into my own hands. My Indie publishing company Catapult Press is publishing it on ebook this month. At this stage there are no plans to produce a paperback, so if you haven't got an ereader yet, it's time to take the plunge. The structural edit was completed ages ago; my wonderful editor Krisi Keley, author of the extraordinary, literary fantasy On the Soul of a Vampire Series has completed the copy edit; the proof reader is doing his thing and the cover is ready, so we expect it to be out by the 20th of this month. And, yes, I AM REALLY EXCITED. So what's it about? It's YA/adult contemporary fantasy … [Read more...]