IFWG is pleased to reveal the cover for Cary J Lenehan‘s Scouring the Land, Book 4 of his epic fantasy Warriors of Vhast series. The lovely art and cover work is by Catherine Archer-Wills. It will be released on 1 December 2019.
Scouring The Land continues to follow the unfolding saga on the distant and artificial world of Vhast. The inhabitants of Mousehole begin to discover their strength, and that of their Adversaries, as the story ranges over The Land and beyond.
Following on from Intimations of Evil, Engaging Evil,and Clearing the Web, the Princess, and her wife the mage, the Cat, the priest, the ghazi, and the others that are gathering around them, begin to strike out and discover how widespread is the influence of their enemy.
Scouring the Land is the fourth book of a series that sees magic as a scientific experiment, as good struggles with evil in a world made by an alien race for their own ends.
IFWG is pleased to offer preorders for Ian C Douglas‘ latest instalment of the middle grade Zeke Hailey series, Electron’s Blade. It is Book 4 of the 5 part series, and things are definitely hotting up.
It’s war! Ruthless terrorists force the Governor of Mars into military action.
Only one boy can stop the bloodshed. Psychic teenager Zeke Hailey speaks the ancient Martian language. He alone can figure out the riddle of Electron’s Blade. This mysterious alien artefact may hold the secret to peace on the red planet. Both the Governor and rebel colonists seek Zeke’s help. But which side should he trust?
As old foes return, the conflict rapidly escalates. Zeke discovers that nowhere, not even his beloved school for psychics, is safe from the warfare. But is there a deeper conspiracy at work? Who are the shadowy Martian State Brigade? And what of the Spiral, still haunting Zeke’s visions? Is Zeke a pawn in a game played since the dawn of time? Will he stop the apocalypse, or release it?
We are making two offers leading up to the latest book’s release (world wide) on 1 November 2019:
- Electron’s Blade print edition for those who have already collected the first three books, and
- A very special price for those of you who wish to buy the series up to date – the 4 print books, all of which will be delivered to you on, or just prior to the release date.
Both these offers will expire 30 September 2019.
Click here if you wish to purchase Electron’s Blade only (AU$24.95) shipping and tax included.
Click here if you wish to purchase the first 4 books in the series, including Electron’s Blade (a very special AU$64.95) shipping and tax included.
It is with pride that we announce the release of Andrew Cull‘s chilling horror novel, Remains. It will be released in North America on 16th September 2019.
The absolutely wonderful artwork and design is by our welcome regular, Luke Spooner.
“Cull’s novel is already becoming a hit with reviewers,” said IFWG Managing Director, Gerry Huntman, “which confirms our immediate attraction to his manuscript when we first received it. Cull is an accomplished film director and his cinematic eye is wonderfully extended into the writing medium. I expect this ghost-themed novel to win awards.”
Grief is a black house.
How far would you go? What horrors would you endure if it meant you might see the son you thought you’d lost forever?
Driven to a breakdown by the brutal murder of her young son, Lucy Campbell had locked herself away, fallen deep inside herself, become a ghost haunting room 23b of the William Tuke Psychiatric Hospital.
There she’d remained, until the whispering pulled her back, until she found herself once more sitting in her car, calling to the son she had lost, staring into the black panes of the now abandoned house where Alex had died.
Tonight, someone is watching her back.
Remains is available in all non-North American regions through all quality bricks and mortar and online stores. North Americans will be able to purchase the book on 16 September 2019.
IFWG is pleased to announce the non-North American release of The Blacksmith by New Zealand author, Barbara Howe. The wonderful cover art is by Catherine Archer-Wills. The North American release will occur on 23rd September 2019.
“This is the third of the Reforging series by Howe,” said Gerry Huntman, Managing Director of IFWG, “and it just gets better and better. Barbara shows us how to spin a convincing and evocative fantasy story, and suck the reader right in.”
How is the king like a blacksmith? He has a hammer as well as a sword.
Duncan Archer has heard that riddle many times, but he doesn’t know what it means. No one does, not even the members of the Royal Guild of Swordsmiths. It isn’t Duncan’s business anyway. Good sense tells him to stick to beating iron into shape for the residents of his backwater town, and not worry about the king and his nobles pounding Frankland into the ground.
But good sense never stopped Duncan from poking his nose into everyone else’s business. If it had, he might not be a fugitive, the subject of the biggest manhunt in the country’s history.
With a charge of murder hanging over his head like a sword, understanding that riddle becomes much more urgent…
The Blacksmith is available through all good bricks and mortar and online stores in non-North American regions. North America will have the release on 23rd September 2019.
It is with great pleasure that IFWG announces the release of The Year of the Fruit Cake by Gillian Polack in all regions except North America for the print version (16 September 2019 release).
“Polack’s novel is a unique work and attracted us from the get-go,” said Gerry Huntman, Managing Director of IFWG. “The novel blends satire and science fiction, and makes strong comments about the human condition, particularly through a feminist lens.”
Humankind is in danger.
The Year of the Fruit Cake tells of the Earth-based life of a mostly-mindwiped alien anthropologist inhabiting a human perimenopausal body instead of her own more rational body with its capacity to change gender. This alien has definitely shaken a great intergalactic empire by sitting in cafés with her new best friends. Chocolate may or may not have played a part. Will humanity survive?
Polack describes her novel as, “Bleak. It’s political. It’s angry. It’s also sarcastic, cynical and funny.”
eBooks are available world-wide through all good online bookstores. Print books are available in all regions except North America, again through all good bricks and mortar and online stores. North America will have the release mid September 2019.
IFWG Publishing Australia is pleased to announce that Jack Dann’s upcoming fantasy/alternate history novel, Shadows in the Stone: A Book of Transformations, will be released worldwide on 1 November 2019, and preorders are now available.
The author of The Age #1 bestselling novel The Memory Cathedral returns to Renaissance Italy with a transcendent vision of the ultimate battle between good and evil.
In Shadows in the Stone Jack Dann creates a fully-realized, living, breathing universe, a universe where the Vatican is in Venice, Jehovah is really a lesser god known as the Demiurge, and the magus John Dee’s experiments with angels are true and repeatable. Here you’ll discover a nun who has the expertise and agility of a Ninja warrior, the reincarnated snake goddess known as the Daughter of Light, the famed Florentine magician Pico Della Mirandola, a young magus who is part stone, the Knights Templar of the Crimson Cross, the sapphire tablet: the most secret of the Dead Sea scrolls, and a 15th Century dirigible kept aloft by imprisoned souls. Here you’ll find wild adventure and Machiavellian subtlety, treason and heroism, love and carnality, joy and loss, magic, machines, the cosmic machinations of angels, demons, gods, and half-gods; and the absolutely breathtaking vistas that are their battle grounds.
New York Times bestselling author Kim Stanley Robinson has compared Shadows in the Stone with Susanna Clarke’s Jonathan Strange and Mr. Norrell, calling it “such a complete world that Italian history no longer seems comprehensible without [Dann’s] cosmic battle of spiritual entities behind and within every historical actor and event.”
Join Jack Dann’s protagonists—Louisa Morgan and Lucian Ben-Hananiah—and the fellowship of The Dark Companions in their apocalyptic battle against the Demiurge—described in the forbidden Gnostic texts as the demon god Yaldabaoth… and known to us as Jehovah.
Print preorders will close 30 September 2019.
Print Hardcover preorder: UK Addresses (UK£19.99 inc shipping)
Print Hardcover preorder: US/Canadian Addresses (US$24.99 inc shipping)
Print Hardcover preorder: AU/NZ Addresses (AU$44.95 inc shipping)
Print Trade Paperback preorder: UK Addresses (UK£13.99 inc shipping)
Print Trade Paperback preorder: US/Canadian Addresses (US$17.99 inc shipping)
Print Trade Paperback preorder: AU/NZ Addresses (AU$34.95 inc shipping)
eBook formats will be posted here soon.