Tag: Coteau Books

Cool bookmark for Door into Faerie

The May 15 release date of Door into Faerie draws ever nearer! Book launch plans will be announced soon. In the meantime, here’s a cool bookmark created by Coteau Books. You can read the first two chapters of this climactic book in The Shards of Excalibur here!

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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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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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Read a sample of Twist of the Blade!

Coteau Books has posted a sample of Twist of the Blade to the book’s website: just follow this link and then click on (duh) Read a Sample. Or, click here:Twist_ofthe_Blade_sample. Getting close to the release of Book 2…

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Kirkus Reviews likes Twist of the Blade even more than Song of the Sword

The first review of Twist of the Blade has shown up, and it’s a good one. Kirkus Reviews says: The sequel to Song of the Sword (2014) improves on its foundation….Willett realistically explores the difficulties Ariane and Wally face and paints Rex Major in such a light that readers may be unsure as to whether he …

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Twist of the Blade page up at Coteau Books

Coteau Books has a great website with pages for all of their books…and Twist of the Blade‘s page is now live! You can download a high-res version of the cover art and pre-order the print or ebook version right from that page. Here’s the description: Having saved the first Shard of the sword Excalibur from …

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Cover art reveal: Twist of the Blade

Song of the Sword will be out next month…but at Coteau Books they’re already hard at work on Twist of the Blade. And here’s the cover art! Twist of the Blade will be out in the fall, so if you like Song of the Sword, you won’t have long to wait for the exciting second …

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Song of the Sword gets a Pinterest board…hey, that rhymes!

Coteau Books, publisher of The Shards of Excalibur series, has a great marketing team: they’ve set up a Pinterest board dedicated to Song of the Sword, with images related to the story. They populated it with a few things before I even found out about it, and I’ve added a few since, and will add …

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Coteau Books releases Spring 2014 catalogue featuring Song of the Sword

The re-launch of The Shards of Excalibur grows ever nearer: Coteau Books has released its spring 2014 catalogue (download the whole thing here) which features Song of the Sword, book one in the five-book series which will continue with Twist of the Blade (currently in rewrites) this fall…with two more as-yet-untitled-and-unwritten books to follow in …

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Cover Art Reveal: Song of the Sword

Here’s the cover art for the revised version of Song of the Sword, first book in The Shards of Excalibur, being published by Coteau Books beginning in May. Even if you read the original Lobster Press version of the book, you’ll want a copy of the new one, which is extensively revised and also comes …

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