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Category Archives: Fantasy
Cover reveal for The Fire Seer: coming later this summer!
Before Assassin’s Gambit finaled in the Golden Heart and was picked up by Penguin, I wrote a book called Flood and Fire. This was a fantasy/romance/mystery hybrid set around 2600 BCE in a fantasy re-imagination of the Indus Valley Civilization, … Continue reading
Prince’s Fire out today!
It’s here! I know it’s April Fool’s Day, but no fooling on this one: Prince’s Fire is out today! The third book in my Hearts and Thrones series, Prince’s Fire features a mathematician heroine. Celeste wants to please her brother … Continue reading
Posted in Books, Fantasy, Hearts and Thrones series Tagged fantasy, hearts and thrones, prince's fire, romance 4 Comments
ARCHER’S SIN out today!
Today I dipped my toes into the waters of self-publishing and published a novella on Amazon! (For those of you who prefer other platforms, no worries, I have an EPUB version as well and will be publishing it post haste … Continue reading
Posted in Archer's Sin, Books, Fantasy Tagged archer's sin, epic fantasy, fantasy, fantasy romance, novella, romance, self-publishing 7 Comments
Frozen: what is it about this movie?
Let’s talk about FROZEN, the new movie that currently is Disney’s highest-grossing film since “The Lion King” in 1994 (and since it’s still in theaters, it may pass up Lion King). Articles keep popping up in my feed about this … Continue reading
Archer’s Sin: cover reveal!
Here it is, my brand-new cover for “Archer’s Sin,” a Hearts and Thrones novella coming out in January 2014! This cover turned out to be rather difficult to put together because, as it happens, there are hardly any good stock … Continue reading
Posted in Archer's Sin, Books, Fantasy Tagged archer's sin, archers, epic fantasy, fantasy, fantasy romance, hearts and thrones 5 Comments
Exploring the idea of a strong heroine in Spy’s Honor
Note: I originally posted this on the Epic Fantasy Romance blog. I’m reposting here so that those of you who don’t read that blog can see it. What do you imagine when you think of a strong heroine in fiction? … Continue reading
Posted in Fantasy, Writing Tagged Assassin's Gambit, hearts and thrones, rhianne, spy's honor, strong heroine, vitala Leave a comment
Spy’s Honor is out today!
Spy’s Honor is out today! I’m so excited about this book. Spy’s Honor is actually a prequel to Assassin’s Gambit. One thing I love about writing an epic fantasy romance series is that I get to tell two types of … Continue reading
Posted in Books, Fantasy Tagged lucien, release date, rhianne, spy's honor 9 Comments
History for the fantasy buff: geographic determinism
First an administrative note: the manuscript for Prince’s Fire (book 3 in the Hearts & Thrones series) is due to my editor in less than a month. And I’m coming right down to the wire on this one. I still … Continue reading
Posted in Fantasy, History Tagged ancient history, egypt, geographic determinism, mesopotamia 4 Comments
What’s wrong with the SFWA
Many of you may be aware of the recent kerfuffle in the SFWA (Science Fiction & Fantasy Writers of America) re: gender issues. If you’re not familiar, here’s an article that will give you the gist: Old Men Yelling at … Continue reading
Posted in Fantasy, Writing Tagged sfwa 17 Comments
History for the fantasy buff: Roman fossil collecting
Remember the Calydonian Boar, the oversized boar of Greek mythology? The ancient Greeks possessed a pair of tusks which they claimed had belonged to the Calydonian Boar, and they kept them at the Temple of Athena in Tegea. These were … Continue reading
Posted in Fantasy, History Tagged ancient greece, ancient rome, centaur, fossils, history, hoaxes 3 Comments