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Cover Reveal: The Wing Commander’s Curse

If you’ve been following the progress of my Readers and Writers for LGBT Chechens Auction Winner’s Story, great news! The first draft is completed, polished, and currently with my editor and beta-readers. I anticipate sharing it with you all before the end of the month.

And it gets better. How much better you ask? Well, check this out.


Yes, we have an absolutely gorgeous cover, and a new title!

I realise this would be more of a surprise if, you know, this post wasn’t titled ‘Cover Reveal: The Wing Commander’s Curse’ but look at it! Look at it!

An unbreakable curse.
England overrun by monsters.
Two men locked in a losing battle.

England, 1915.

Jonah Valliant longs for active service, but is stuck making coffee for the local officers. A year ago, the world errupted into magical chaos. No one knows why Britain is overrun by fearsome worms, magical creatures whose gaze turns men to stone, or how to stop them. When Jonah loses his temper with Wing Commander Mallory, he has no idea that picking a quarrel with the wizard may lead to Britain’s salvation–or its destruction.

Augustus Mallory carries more than the weight of the war effort on his shoulders. He’s the last of the Mallory wizards, feared for their power, arrogance and the dark family curse. He knows losing his heart to Jonah endangers everything Mallory cares about—but Jonah may possess the key to defeating the worms once and for all. His only hope: staving off his doom long enough to learn the secret behind the Quickening.

While the auction is over, there are still ways to help LGBT Chechens. Dale Lowry has a list of ways you can take action on his website here (scroll down to the list ‘Other Ways to Help’).

Morgen Curse: Cover Reveal!

Deep Magic and Morgen Curse might be part of a series that deals with witches, curses and now a sorcerer, but I think the real magic worker might be cover artist, Bree Archer, who has once again worked her magic and made me the perfect cover.


I don’t know what to say, besides look at it–look at it! I could not be happier. Thank you, Bree!

In other news, I am working on getting chapter one ready to send out as a sample to members of my mailing list next week! If you are not already signed up, now is a good time. I am also preparing a dramatic reading and an interview with me, so if you have any requests or questions please leave me a comment!

Cover Reveal: Thorns and Fangs!

This is a surprise to me, too! The Ugliest Sweater is coming out in 4 days, so I was planning something Christmas-y — and then I checked my e-mail.



Aria, the cover artist over at NineStar Press, has done an amazing job here. The longer I look at it, the more I see to like — the colour scheme, the graves, the subtle hints of plant life … It’s hard to talk about why I like it without getting into spoiler territory, but let’s leave it at that I am very excited right now (also about to be late for work but shush).

Thorns and Fangs.

Caught between two dangerously hot vampires and a necromancer who wants him for all the wrong reasons—and that’s only the start of Nate’s problems.

Escort Nate prides himself on two things: his ability to please his clients and his normality – living in the monster capital of the world, ordinary is rare. Hunter, a darkly charming vampire with more charisma than is good for him, decides Nate is just what he needs. Nate’s sympathetic nature and skill in the bedroom are put to the ultimate test. But Hunter wants Nate for someone else – his brother, Ben. Nate is immediately attracted by the control with which Ben holds his sensitive nature in force. Too afraid of becoming a monster to allow himself to feel, Ben struggles to resist Nate’s generosity of emotion. As a vindictive necromancer makes Ben his target of revenge, Nate discovers that making people feel good doesn’t compare to making Ben feel. As Nate’s normal world crumbles around him, and he desperately searches for a way to save Ben, Nate is unable to escape becoming the necromancer’s latest victim.