News: December 2014

Now out: the first book in The Change series, Stranger, about which Kirkus said, A first-rate page turner that leaves its own compelling afterimage. The next book, Hostage, will get a sneak preview release next month. This one ups the stakes exponentially.

Published in September: Rondo Allegro, a historical romance that begins in Naples, and takes my heroine to post-revolutionary France. She ends up at the battle of Trafalgar (which women indeed were involved in) and after tackling war, she tackles marriage.

My co-writer on The Change Series, Rachel Manija Brown, and I are going to be Guests of Honor at ConDFW in Dallas, Texas, Feb. 13-15, 2015.

Working on: Lhind the Spy, and (working title) Firejive, which comes after A Sword Named Truth. This latter, I hope, should be trundling its way toward publication in July. I saw preliminary sketches for the cover art when I was in New York in September. Awesome! Also working on the third book in The Change series, Rebel

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The novella "Rule of Engagement" appears in the August issue of Lightspeed.

Recently published: Trade paperback, Lhind the Thief, A Posse of Princesses , and Sartor, sequel to Spy Princess, which is out in paperback from Viking, and Scholastic.

The all-women science fiction and fantasy anthology Athena's Daughters; my contribution is about old ladies who get powers, called "Commando Bats."

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