Category: The Lake in the Clouds

All five Shards of Excalibur books now available as audiobooks!

With the release of Door into Faerie, all five of the Shards of Excalibur novels are now available in audiobook format through Audible! All of the books are narrated by the fabulous Elizabeth Klett, who does a great job with voices and accents–I couldn’t be happier with the results. If you’ve never read the books, the audiobooks …

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Lake in the Clouds audiobook available!

The audiobook version of Lake in the Clouds is now available, once again narrated by the amazing Elizabeth Klett, who also narrated Song of Sword and Twist of the Blade, and has already recorded Cave Beneath the Sea and Door into Faerie, coming soon! And here’s a great review from an Audible listener: “For me, …

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Two great reviews at CanLit for Little Canadians

Starting off 2016 right, Twist of the Blade and Lake in the Clouds both picked up excellent reviews, one after the other, at the excellent CanLit for Little Canadians site. Of Twist of the Blade, Helen Kubiw writes: “While Edward Willett continues to weave the Arthurian legend into a Saskatchewan setting, he builds on the Merlin, …

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Another nice Lake in the Clouds review

This one is from Resource Links, and is posted to Coteau Books‘ website: “The overlay of the Arthurian legend on a modern Canadian context works surprisingly well. Merlin’s magical powers are invested in Rex Major’s spyware embedded in the internet. Wally’s loyalty and courage accurately reflect both Arthur’s strength and his fatal flaw. Ariane’s coolly …

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Glowing review in Canadian Children’s Book News

Twist of the Blade and Lake in the Clouds were among the recommended books reviewed in the Summer 2015 issue of Canadian Children’s Book News. Reviewer Matthew Johnstone writes, in part: “The strengths of Willett’s series really shine in these two recent books. Throughout both, the plot moves with enthralling velocity as Willett heightens the tension for …

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Lake in the Clouds launches!

Today is launch day for Lake in the Clouds! I’ll be signing at ComicReaders in Regina from 12 to 4 p.m. to kick things off. On May 26 I’ll be at McNally Robinson in Saskatoon for a launch at 7:30 p.m., joined by guest readers from the Saskatoon Public Library Teen Advisory Council (TAC), performing a Random …

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Read the first chapter of Lake in the Clouds!

Lake in the Clouds, Book 3 in The Shards of Excalibur, comes out in May from Coteau Books–which means it’s time for a little teaser. Here you go: Chapter 1 for your reading pleasure, just to whet your appetite. Sharp-eyed observers may also note that the title has changed slightly, from The Lake in the Clouds to just Lake in …

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Teaser description for The Lake in the Clouds

Just about three months until the release of The Lake in the Clouds, Book 3 in The Shards of Excalibur! And here’s a little teaser: The third Shard of the sword Excalibur is calling Ariane. Ariane is on her own and on the run. Rex Major has swayed her erstwhile best friend Wally to his …

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The Lake in the Clouds gets its Amazon page

The Lake in the Clouds, Book 3 in The Shards of Excalibur series from Coteau Books, now has its Amazon page. Here’s the description: In the third instalment of this modern take on Arthurian legends, Ariane – descendant of none other than the Lady of the Lake herself – is on the run and on …

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Cover art for The Lake in the Clouds

Twist of the Blade has just been published, but we’re already looking ahead to Book 3 in The Shards of Excalibur, The Lake in the Clouds. Here’s the cover art! Pretty, isn’t it?

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