October News

That’s the cover for book 9 of Twenty-Sided Sorceress. The good news is that this will be out in November.

The bad news is that Harper’s Tale won’t be out this month as planned. This story uses some real-life stuff (fictionalized of course) from my own life and that of friends, and it’s proving to be very emotionally difficult to write. I want to get the story right, but I can’t keep letting my perfectionism hold up the rest of the series. Jade’s story can keep going while I work on Harper in my spare time.¬† So I’m letting Harper’s story rest while I work on books 9 and 10 (cover reveal for the 10th and final Jade Crow book will come in December or so).

Thank you all for your understanding and patience. I think you’ll enjoy books nine and ten and I’m looking forward to making them my focus so it doesn’t take a year between them, which I know y’all will also probably prefer ūüėČ

Thank you!
Annie

Final Gryphonpike Chronicles are HERE!

The final two novellas in the Gryphonpike Chronicles series are finally done and available! (If you love Killer, don’t despair, there will be a trilogy of full-length novels with her in the future)

How to get them:

Brood Mother (#5):  Click here for Kindle. Click here for iBooks/iTunes. Click here for Kobo. Click here for Barnes & Noble Nook.

Into the North (#6): Click here for Kindle. Click here for iBooks/iTunes. Click here for Kobo. Click here for Barnes & Noble Nook.

 

Not caught up on the series? Want all six novellas in one easy package? The Complete Series is available exclusively via StoryBundle for the next 17 days. Click HERE or on the photo above to grab it and lots of other kick-ass epic elven action.

Where’s the Book?

Y’all are probably wondering where Harper’s novel is.

The answer… not done. This is the toughest book that¬†I’ve ever attempted for multiple reasons I won’t bore you all with, but I am not going to release it until I’m 100% happy with it. It’s a side novel and working on it won’t delay books 9 and 10 since the story doesn’t relate to those at all except tangentially (it’s purely Harper’s story, after all) so it’ll be done when it is done. I was hoping to release it earlier this month, but again, I’m not happy with the book as it stands and I’m going to re-draft it.

So…that’s the bad news. The good news is that while I’ve been stuck on Harper’s book, I’ve been working on the last two Gryphonpike Chronicles novellas. They are both about 90% right now, just need endings and edits etc so I’m going to release those in early June and that will tie up that series (there will be a full trilogy of novels called Gryphonpike Legends with the same characters out next year, so don’t despair, I’m just finishing up the novella series so we can move on to the novels).

To sum up: Harper’s Tale will be done when it’s done and I can’t make any promises. More GPC novellas coming (two of them!) next month. Books 9 and 10 of 20sided will be out in Sept/October.

Thank you for your patience!

Spring 2017 Update

Here’s a quickie update on what’s hopefully happening this year.

Next book out will be Tribes: Harper’s Tale. I should have it out by end of April or early May, depending on editing time etc.

After that will come Brood Mother (the 5th Gryphonpike Chronicles novella) and then a side novel titled Soft Paw which goes between 20sided books 8 and 9.  There will be one more Gryphonpike Chronicles novella which will wrap up that iteration of the series (a trilogy of novels will come in 2018, beginning Gryphonpike Legends). All of that should carry us well into summer with new releases fairly regularly.

Beyond that, my goal this year is to wrap up The Twenty-Sided Sorceress. There will be two more books, books 9¬†and 10. They are very tied together in terms of what happens with the story, so I will likely delay the release of book 9¬†until the fall when I can release book 10 within a month or so of book 9. I don’t want to leave readers on a cliff with a big wait (again, mwahahahaha*cries*).

Ending a series I love so much will be rough, but I have plans for the world beyond that which I’m really excited to explore. There will also be an epilogue for 20sided that will be the prequel of the series to come in the same world.

So I have a ton of plans this year. Health-wise I’m doing much better than I have in three years, so hopefully no derails due to health like in years past. I’m also hoping that after wrapping up 20sided I’ll have a few months to work on the sequel to Avarice and get the Pyrrh books out in the world finally.

So… TLDR is lots of fiction coming for you all in 2017 and I’m excited to be healthier and working regularly again! Cheers.

Quickie Dungeon Crawl Update

I know it’s February…

Good news is that Dungeon Crawl will drop either this weekend or early next week (depending on upload times etc).

Feel free to complain if it hasn’t AFTER Feb 28th ūüėČ

 

Thank you for your continued patience!

December 2016 Update

Quickie note here about December releases. Due to holiday vacation times at the various retailers, Dungeon Crawl will not be up on Barnes & Noble, Apple/iTunes, or Kobo until early January. I believe I can get it live on Amazon before Christmas, though with the holidays I can’t promise that. So far Amazon hasn’t said upload times will be affected or that they’ll close processing new titles around the holidays, so fingers crossed.

So… book is coming this month, just maybe not to every retailer this month, sorry.

New Series Plus Extra!

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First… I can finally reveal the new secret project I’ve been working on! ¬†A brand new shared world and collaborative Urban Fantasy series taking Arthurian legends and bringing them into the modern world. ¬†Twelve New York Times, USA Today, and Amazon bestselling authors ‚Äď including Lilith Saintcrow, CJ Lyons, Joseph Nassise, Steven Savile, and me!! are all working together to bring you peeps a new series under the name Rowan Casey. We’ll have a new book in the series every month (two this month!) so there’s no waiting on my slow ass to get you books for this one, hehe.

The first book is available for only $0.99 for the first week, so get it quick HERE. Book 2 comes out in less than a week!

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Also, Hunting Season (20sided book 4) is now out in audio! Go to Audible to get it HERE.

In 20sided news, book 8 is in progress and should be done and out in December as promised. Thank you all for your patience and enjoy the Veil Knights while you are waiting.

Also, if you need *even* more reading material… The Barrows is included in a Storybundle this month:¬†Go HERE for that.

Other awesome books in the bundle are displayed in this cool cover compilation, so check it out!

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November 2016 Update

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First… some good news! New box set featuring my dark fairytale novel¬†A Heart in Sun and Shadow plus nine other fantasy novels cover multiple sub-genres from epic to urban fantasy. ¬†It’s $0.99 for a limited time and also available in Kindle Unlimited to borrow. Get it here.

Other news… next week I’ll be announcing a new Urban Fantasy project I’m super excited about. ¬†Just one more week of secrecy and I can finally talk about it, yay!

The recent election here in the USA has some potential real-world impacts on my life that I won’t go into, but I bring it up because one of the immediate ones is that I won’t be releasing Harper’s novel this year for personal reasons. It’s a side novel and doesn’t effect¬†the main plot of The Twenty-Sided Sorceress, so it won’t delay book 8. ¬†Harper’s book is just too close to some things in my life right now and I don’t feel like I can finish it properly at this time. Thank you for understanding.¬†I’ll still have Dungeon Crawl out in December. ¬†I think we could all use some Jade kicking ass right now.

That’s the news for November. Thank you!

October 2016 Update

Quick update.

Harper’s book is taking longer than I expected. The themes in this book are very close to home for me and I want to make sure I do it justice. I’m almost done, but considering time for external editing and formatting etc, it’ll be another couple weeks until release, sorry.

Book 8 is in progress also (yay juggling multiple deadlines) though I’ve set it aside for the moment to give Harper full attention at the end here. But I don’t foresee missing any deadlines on book 8, so still aiming for that to release before end of 2016.

Also have a secret project I’m involved in that I think ya’ll will love and that should be revealed soon, too!

In even better news, just approved the audio for book 4 of 20sided, so Hunting Season should be up on Audible within the next two weeks (depends on how long it takes them on their end to get it live). It sounds awesome. ūüôā

Also… I’ll be doing a signing with a bunch of other awesome science fiction and fantasy authors at Powell’s on¬†November 20th. For details click this sentence. So if you want signed books or just want to nerd out with me, come hang!

And that is October’s update.