That gorgeous cover, by Paul Young
, will grace my next book from DAW
, Masks, written under the pseudonym E.C. Blake. I just got it this week, and now I'm doubly excited about the book coming out.
Here's what DAW has come up with for the book jacket flaps (Masks is coming out in hardcover, my first hardcover novel, so it actually has flaps). Now all I have to do is live up to it!
Masks, the first novel in a mesmerizing new fantasy series, draws readers into a world in which cataclysmic events have left the Autarchy of Aygrima—the one land blessed with magical resources—cut off from its former trading partners ...
Just got this today: the cover art for Magebane, the first fantasy novel by my alter ego Lee Arthur Chane. It's by Paul Young (and you can see more of his artwork here
). The cover blurb will change slightly, because in the course of revisions that reference to "four centuries" became "eight centuries," but otherwise, this is what you'll see on the shelves come October 4.
Do I like it? Well, yeah! The airship isn't a perfect rendition of the airship in my head, but that's hardly surprising. It's got the right feel. And it's definitely eye-catching!
I'm already discussing ideas for the second Lee ...