Tag: Song of the Sword

Song of the Sword is staff pick at Library Bound

Library Bound Inc., “Your Canadian choice for all your library needs,” a company that helps libraries build their collections, lists Song of the Sword among their Staff Favorites for September. Helen Wilding Cook, Children’s Collection Development Coordinator, writes that: “The story…has wonderful Canadian references and some really funny passages. Ariane is constantly in danger, and …

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CM Magazine recommends Song of the Sword

CM Magazine (a.k.a. Canadian Review of Materials) has given Song of the Sword three out of four stars and a “Recommended” in its current issue. The review is mainly a pretty complete synopsis, with a longish excerpt from the first chapter. It ends with: Written clearly, and with an interesting version of the Arthurian legend, …

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Quill & Quire review raves about Song of the Sword

I was pleasantly–very pleasantly, as you’ll see–surprised to discover a review, the first I’ve seen, of Shards of Excalibur: Song of the Sword in the September issue of Quill & Quire, Canada’s magazine of book news and reviews. The review, by author Robert J. Wiersema, almost gave me a heart attack with the first sentence, …

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Download a free bookmark for Song of the Sword!

Lobster Press has created a great bookmark for Shards of Excalibur: Song of the Sword, which I’m pleased to offer for free downloading. There’s a JPG version at left, or you can download the full PDF version.  Be the first on your block to have one! Get it now!

In the author spotlight at Lobster Press: me!

With the release date of Song of the Sword, book one in The Shards of Excalibur series barreling down on us, Lobster Press is beginning its marketing in earnest. Today they ran an interview with me on their blog. It begins: With our Fall books soon on the way, we want to start introducing you …

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Lobster Press Fall/Winter 2010 catalogue released, Song of the Sword gets pride of place

Lobster Press has just made its Fall/Winter 2010 catalogue available, and my new YA fantasy Song of the Sword gets pride of place as the first book listed. Guess I’d better get busy and write the second book…

Electronic galley of Song of the Sword available to reviewers

I now have an electronic version of Song of the Sword, Book 1 in The Shards of Excalibur, my new YA fantasy coming out this fall from Lobster Press, available to send to any bona fide book reviewers (for online sites or print) interested in reading and reviewing the novel leading up to its October …

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Here’s the cover art for Song of the Sword

I’m pleased to finally be able to show off the cover art for my upcoming YA fantasy, Song of the Sword, Book 1 of five-book series The Shards of Excalibur, coming out in mid-October from Lobster Press. The art work is by Allen Douglas, and I like it a lot. Here’s the blurb from the …

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