Category Archives: Excerpts

Excerpt: The Wurms of Blearmouth by Steven Erikson

I’m very pleased to present an excerpt from Steven Erikson’s brand new novella,  The Wurms of Blearmouth: A Malazan Tale of Bauchelain and Korbal Broach. Here’s the synopsis from publisher Tor Books: Tyranny comes in many guises, and tyrants thrive in palaces and one-room … Continue reading

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Excerpt: Deadroads by Robin Riopelle (includes giveaway!)

Here’s an excerpt from Deadroads, a dark fantasy novel by Robin Riopelle released on April 15th by Night Shade Books. At the end of the post, you’ll also find a giveaway, which you can enter for a chance to win 1 of … Continue reading

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Excerpt: The Winds of Khalakovo by Bradley Beaulieu

As some of you may already know, author Bradley Beaulieu recently announced that he and Night Shade Books have parted ways. Beaulieu will be self-publishing The Flames of Shadam Koreh, the third book in his Lays of Anuskaya series, as well as … Continue reading

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Excerpt: The Rithmatist by Brandon Sanderson

Here’s an illustrated excerpt from The Rithmatist, the forthcoming YA novel by #1 NY Times bestselling author Brandon Sanderson. In The Rithmatist, a 14-year-old boy named Joel wants nothing more than to become a Rithmatist. Rithmatists have the power to … Continue reading

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Excerpt: The Mongoliad, Book Three

First of all – spoiler warning! This is an excerpt from The Mongoliad: Book Three. You’ll find out things that happened in the previous two books. If you haven’t read those books yet and don’t want your reading experience affected, … Continue reading

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Excerpt: River of Stars by Guy Gavriel Kay

I’m extremely proud and happy to present the entire first chapter of Guy Gavriel Kay’s forthcoming novel River of Stars, due out on April 2nd, 2013 from Roc (Penguin). Enjoy!  CHAPTER I Late autumn, early morning. It is cold, mist rising … Continue reading

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