The Cradle of the Gods’ Kindle Matchbook deal!


The Kindle MatchBook program offers customers who purchase, or have previously purchased, The Cradle of the Gods in paperback from Amazon.com the option to purchase the Kindle version of it for free!

Wait, did you say for free? Get out of town!

Nope, I’m serious and I’m staying right here. So, if you bought a paperback copy, be sure to also get your free Kindle edition.

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Meet the druid, Daughter Gaidel


With just under a week until the Thought Bubble Festival in Leeds, my excitement about this event is palpable. The convention booth is coming together and I think the idea of cos-playing a group of Redwood villagers relaxing at the Lady’s Grace inn to help sell the book was an inspired idea. The poster, bookmarks, and first print run of the book is in hand. sigh of relief here>

Now, the part that really has me stoked is along with those of us at the booth, a friend has coordinated for a couple to walk around the festival’s three huge convention rooms dressed as the druid, Daughter Gaidel, and her shieldwarden, Two Elks. They will be handing out bookmarks and directing people to the booth. I just received photos of the costume and vision this talented young woman, her name is Inge, has for Gaidel and wanted to share them. The photos were taken by, Tracey, a friend of hers. Oh, and no, she did not shave her head for this event; that is well applied makeup.

I would love to know what everyone thinks?

Hooded_Gaidel

Gaidel in Hood

Unhooded_Gaidel

Gaidel Unhooded

New hardcover for The Cradle of the Gods


Just finished the second day into National Novel Writer’s Month. I’m well into the second book of the Soulstone Prophecy series. Even though I’m focusing on the next book, I still have to keep the momentum of the first book going. So, here is a pdf of the upcoming Cradle Hardcover. The white space is where the ISBN barcode is going to go. As soon as I approve the proof copy it will be available on Amazon for purchase.