Goodreads Giveaway of Serpent

If you read At the Table of Wolves and liked it, here’s a chance to win a print copy of Book 2 in the series: Serpent in the Heather.

The Goodreads Giveaway.

Ends March 27

A teaser on Book 2:

Summer of 1936. Assassinations are underway in Europe, targeting people with meta-abilities. It is an undercover German operation to deprive future targets like Poland and France of important Talents.

Now the killings have begun in England and they are young people, their bodies left in public places, ritually murdered. But how can the killer know which youngsters have Talents? Read More…

See you at RadCon

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I’m excited for RadCon to be underway! I haven’t been to a con since World Fantasy last November, so I’m ready to see old friends, meet new ones, and see what people are up to. I have a big schedule on Saturday, but some free time on Sunday. Hope to see some of you in Pasco, WA Februay 17 and 18!

My schedule:

Saturday

10:15 AM – Rm 2211 – Reading from At the Table of Wolves

12:45 PM – Rm 2207 – Alternate History & Social Justice/Injustice

3:15 PM – Rm 2207 – Keeping it Interesting

7:00 PM – Rm 2207 – Writing Compelling Villains

Sunday

9:00 AM – Rm 2207 – How to Write a Series

11:00 AM – Merchandise boothSelling, signing my books Read More…

A Galactic Time Was Had

A fun evening at Mysterious Galaxy in San Diego Friday night. I talked about the forgotten women who played heroic roles undercover in WWII. Inspiring stories, surprising and at times devastating. Thanks to all who turned out! If you’re interested in this topic, see the category “Women Spies of the World Wars” in these posts.

Kay at bookstore

Newsletter drawing winners

Thank you to everyone who filled out my “Making my newsletter awesome” survey! I got such a great response, and much to think about. The feedback was so valuable. Changes are coming!

(If you aren’t signed up for my newsletter–4-5 times a year with news, industry and writing tips, extras, and giveaways, please consider doing so: here.)

And, drum role . . . the winners of the January newsletter free books are:

K. Parkinson, W. Duncan, D. Watson, G. Stewart, J. Mellinger, P. Schreiner, A. Baronfsky and blaiddins.

Congratulations to all!

I’m at Mysterious Galaxy

spies of the World Wars, Krystyna Skarbek

Krystyna Skarbek

“Women spies of World War II” will be my topic at Mysterious Galaxy in San Diego on January 19. I’m excited to talk about what has become my favorite topic: the women who inspired me to write At the Table of Wolves, the first book in my Dark Talents trilogy. (Featuring the women shown below and more.)

Check it out here! Mysterious Galaxy is one of my very favorite bookstores, and I’m so happy to be there on Friday. For those of you who’ve inquired, my cat Winston has declined to accompany me since he will be napping, but my husband Tom will be there–I know, a poor substitute for Winston fans. . . So who was my cat named after? Yup!

The sequel, Serpent in the Heather, is out April 10, and the trilogy concludes with Nest of the Monarch, coming soon!

Event particulars:

A chat and signing At the Table of Wolves
Friday, January 19, 2018 – 7:30pm
Mysterious Galaxy
5943 balboa ave
suite 100
San Diego, CA 92111

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