The Assassin by Robert Ashby
Robert Ashby has been signed for the first book in The Kingbreaker Chronicles series The Assassin.
The Assassin follows the coming of age of Lydia Estrella, as she becomes an assassin in the employ of Lord Zhe, the crown prince of the Empire of Nara. The daughter of a merchant captain, Lydia is thrust into a world of intrigue, corruption, magic and, of course, murder.
Scheduled for publication in early 2014. The novel will be available in limited edition hardcover, hardcover and trade editions.
Death at the Blue Elephant by Janeen Webb
Janeen Webb will be releasing her debut collection, tentatively titled Death at the Blue Elephant through Ticonderoga. There’s a scheduled release date for the first half of 2014.
It will be a mix of award winning shorts and never before seen material.
If the name sounds familiar it should be. Janeen co-edited the World Fantasy Award winning Dreaming Down Under and has her own young adult series, The Sinbad Chronicles. Janeen is also a noted critic and academic. You can check out a selection of her work here.
You can also read a recent interview with her by Jason Nahrung.
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