Echopharte!

October 31, 2012

The forth book in a five book shifter series from Red Rose Publishing, Echopharte tells of the origins and evolution of the shifters.

The ancients revered them. The colonists feared them. Today, no one believes in them. Shifters have lived and worked among humans since before recorded history.

Echopharte tells of the first community and how both good and evil have continuously shaped our society, from ancient times up to the present day.

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Omniphage is Live!

October 28, 2012

After more than two years of work, the first novel in the Multiplarity trilogy has been released.

It is available from Barnes & Noble and Amazon right now.

If anyone has questions or would like to discuss this tale, feel free in chatting me up on Yahoo Messenger or Google Messenger.

FREE READ – Imbolc

October 21, 2012

This is the tale of young priest who is introduced to a satyr by a beautiful member of his flock. Deep in the Black Forest, they break bread, discuss religion and learn the horror of the burning times.

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Omniphage Cover Art

October 14, 2012

We are getting ready to release Omniphage, the first novel in a science fiction trilogy. I’m proud to present the front and back cover art.

Omniphage Front Cover
This is what will show as both an eBook and trade paperback front cover.

The lower image will be the back cover for the trade paperback release.

I want to thank my critique crew for a lot of valuable feedback. The cover art has gone through a lot of changes since the first concepts arose, more than a year ago.

For the record, this was developed using Inkscape and GIMP.

Omniphage Back Cover

FREE READ – Marty Roberts

October 13, 2012

This is a short, Paranormal Romance in celebration of Halloween.

Prologue

She was cold and hurt. Again.

He had been drunk. Again.

This had been the worst one yet. As soon as he went to sleep, Kelly was going to leave and call the woman’s shelter. Perhaps he already was asleep. She didn’t hear him and now that her headache was easing a little, she realized it was way too cold. Had he set the AC to freeze in his drunken stupor?

She slowly opened her eyes, expecting the headache to worsen in the morning light. But there wasn’t any light.

Cold. It was so damn cold. And she realized she was still nude and laying on the floor. Wait a minute! Their bedroom had hardwood floors as did most of their home. She felt bare concrete under her. No wonder she was cold!

Tentatively, she reached out and her fingers brushed a concrete block. “Honey?” Her soft voice was totally lost in the darkness. Quickly rolling over, she felt her knuckles tear against another concrete surface,  above her. “Honey! Where am I?” This tumbled out of her almost as a shout.

It only took a few seconds of scrambling about on her back to realize she was in a concrete box. Smooth on all sides except the one where she felt the rough edges of the blocks. The smell of curing cement finally woke her completely.

Kelly tore at the walls until her fingernails were gone and screamed until the air ran out.

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Whoopee!

October 9, 2012

I just finished the first draft of Micasians, which is the last book in the Multiplarity trilogy!

[undignified happy dance]

This wraps up the saga that begins with Omniphage and moves to the moon for Selenaphiles.

Not only that, but I have a map of the new world, drawings of colonial landing craft, and detailed character profiles for the more than thirty six named characters.

Now, I’m going to give it a day to rest, then back in for at least two self-edit rounds before I inflict it on my editor.

FREE READ – Statuary

October 6, 2012

Awhile back, I had this horrible nightmare that turned into a lucid dream. When I woke, I started writing. This tale is the result of that dream.

Statuary

Written by Anthony Stevens
Edited by Stephanie Q. McGrath (stephanieq.mcgrath@gmail.com)

It was with some trepidation that I accepted the key to the family mausoleum from my father. His usually cheerful expression was quite serious as he explained that upon the passing of my sixteenth year on this Earth, I was to learn more of our family history and responsibilities. All of my many questions were turned aside as I was dutifully informed I was to unlock the crypt, enter and read the inscriptions therin.

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