Archive | August, 2014

'Frontier Resistance' is now available for pre-order

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Frontier Resistance, the much awaited sequel to Frontier Incursion is now available for pre-order from

Due for release on 3 October 2014 a sample is available here.

The Garsal have landed and Frontier has changed forever. Now Shanna and her friends must master their new gifts that will enable them to seek out the alien invaders before they enslave her world.

On the plateau the Council under Tamazine (the Senior Councillor) allies with the Starlyne race. Only united do the Scouts, their starcats, and the Starlyne have any chance of surviving, but Tamazine's distrust of the alliance creates a fatal weakness.

Below, the Garsal plot. They need a new pool of human slaves to expand their empire, but first, they must locate the humans already on Frontier and subdue them. Time is running out for both invader and settler, and the outcome hangs in the balance.

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Round Five: the fight between Hachette and Amazon goes public

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On 9 August Amazon emailed a public letter to all of its authors stating its side in the ongoing dispute with Hachette.

Basically Amazon's argument boiled down to:

  •  Large publishers had illegally colluded to overcharge for ebooks. They can and should be less expensive.
  • Lowering e-book prices will help – not hurt – the reading culture, just like paperbacks did.
  • Hachette should stop using their authors as leverage and accept one of Amazon’s offers to take them out of the middle.

In support of its argument Amazon went public with information on the offers it had made Hachette to take authors out of the middle, specifically: Continue Reading →

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Our August newsletter has just hit the stand!

NewsletterOur most recent newsletter is now available. It includes information on recent and upcoming releases (including Shelley Davidow's Lights Over Emerald Creek, Janis Hill's Isis, Vampires and Ghosts - Oh My!, Leonie Roger's Frontier Resistance, and Ruth Fox' Across the Bridge of Ice ) as well as news on recent signings (which have included Cold Faith by Shaune Lafferty Webb, Foxing the Fandango by Lesley Truffle, and ON by Jon Puckridge.

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