On the Road: Tor/Forge Author Events in December

Hover by Anne A. WilsonMade to Kill by Adam ChristopherMystic by Jason Denzel

Tor/Forge authors are on the road in December! Once a month, we’re collecting info about all of our upcoming author events. Check and see who will be coming to a city near you:

Jason Denzel, Mystic

Saturday, December 12
Barnes & Noble
Also with Brandon Sanderson.
Orem, UT
2:00 PM

William Forstchen, One Year After

Saturday, December 5
Books Unlimited
Franklin, NC
5:00 PM

Michael Livingston, The Shards of Heaven

Saturday, December 8
The Citadel
Charleston, SC
6:30 PM

Saturday, December 19
Fiction Addiction
Also with Clay and Susan Griffith.
Greenville, SC
1:00 PM

Brandon Sanderson, Shadows of Self

Saturday, December 12
Barnes & Noble
Also with Jason Denzel.
Orem, UT
2:00 PM

Catherynne M. Valente, Radiance

Friday, December 8
Letterpress Books
Portland, ME
6:00 PM

Fran Wilde, Updraft

Friday, December 8
Library of Congress
Washington, DC
12:00 PM

Anne A. Wilson, Hover

Friday, December 12
Tempe Public Library
Also with Donis Casey.
Tempe, AZ
2:00 PM

Friday, December 15
Desert Foothills Library
Also with Shona Patel.
Cave Creek, AZ
1:00 PM

Monday, December 21
Valley of the Sun Jewish Community Center
Also with Shona Patel.
Scottsdale, AZ
12:30 PM

Tooth and Claw eBook is Now on Sale for $2.99

Tooth And Claw by Jo WaltonThe ebook for Tooth and Claw by Jo Walton is now on sale for $2.99!*

The tale of a family dealing with the death of their father, of a son who goes to law for his inheritance, a son who agonizes over his father’s deathbed confession, a daughter who falls in love, a daughter who becomes involved in the abolition movement, and a daughter sacrificing herself for her husband.

Except that everyone in the story is a dragon, red in tooth and claw.

Here is a world of politics and train stations, of churchmen and family retainers, of courtship and country houses…in which, on the death of an elder, family members gather to eat the body of the deceased. In which society’s high-and-mighty members avail themselves of the privilege of killing and eating the weaker children, which they do with ceremony and relish, growing stronger thereby.

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*Sale ends December 31st.

New Releases 12/1/15

Ark Storm by Linda DaviesBeauty for Ashes and Heaven is a Long Way Off by Win BlevinsThe Body Snatchers Affair by Marcia Muller and Bill PronziniA Daughter of No Nation by A.M. DellamonicaPathfinder Tales: Bloodbound by F. Wesley SchneiderRetribution by David HagbergThe Seventh Sigil by Margaret Weis and Robert Krammes


The Ancient Magus’ Bride Vol. 3 by Kore Yamazaki

Clay Lord: Master of Golems Vol. 3 by Jun Suzumoto

Sneak Peek: The Plague of Thieves Affair

The Plague of Thieves Affair by Marcia Muller and Bill Pronzini Sabina Carpenter and John Quinncannon are no stranger to mysteries. In the five years since they opened Carpenter and Quinncannon, Professional Detective Services, they have solved dozens, but one has eluded even them: Sherlock Holmes or, rather, the madman claiming his identity, who keeps showing up with a frustrating (though admittedly useful) knack for solving difficult cases.

But while John is certain he can catch his quarry, Sabina is less certain she wants to catch hers. Holmes has been frustrating, but useful, even kind. She is quite certain he is mad, and quite uncertain what will happen when he is confronted with the truth. Does every mystery need to be solved?

We hope you enjoy this excerpt from Marcia Muller and Bill Pronzini’s latest Carpenter and Quincannon mystery, The Plague of Thieves Affair.

Chapter 1: Quincannon

There were few more undesirable places for a detective and committed temperance man to be plying his trade, John Quincannon reflected sourly, not for the first time in the past few days, than the bowels of a blasted brewery.

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Boneshaker eBook is Now on Sale for $2.99

BoneshakerThe ebook for Boneshaker by Cherie Priest is now on sale for $2.99!*

In the early days of the Civil War, rumors of gold in the frozen Klondike brought hordes of newcomers to the Pacific Northwest. Anxious to compete, Russian prospectors commissioned inventor Leviticus Blue to create a great machine that could mine through Alaska’s ice. Thus was Dr. Blue’s Incredible Bone-Shaking Drill Engine born.

But on its first test run the Boneshaker went terribly awry, destroying several blocks of downtown Seattle and unearthing a subterranean vein of blight gas that turned anyone who breathed it into the living dead.

Sixteen years later, a wall has been built to enclose the devastated and toxic city. Just beyond it lives Blue’s widow, Briar Wilkes. Life is hard with a ruined reputation and a teenaged boy to support, but she and Ezekiel are managing. Until Ezekiel undertakes a secret crusade to rewrite history.

Buy Boneshaker today: B&N Nook | eBooks.com | Google Play | iBooks | Kindle | Kobo

*Sale ends December 31st.

Titan eBook is Now on Sale for $2.99

TitanThe ebook for Titan by Ben Bova is now on sale for $2.99!*

2095. After long months of travel, the gigantic colony ship Goddard has at last made orbit around Saturn, carrying a population of more than of 10,000 dissidents, rebels, extremists, and visionaries seeking a new life. Among Goddard’s missions is the study of Titan, which offers the tantalizing possibility that life may exist amid its windswept islands and chill black seas.

But when the exploration vessel Titan Alpha mysteriously fails after reaching the moon’s surface, long buried tensions surface among the colonists. Torn by intrigue, sabotage, and an awesome discovery that could threaten human space exploration, a handful of courageous men and women must fight for the survival of their colony, and for the destiny of the human race.

Buy Titan today: B&N Nook | eBooks.com | Google Play | iBooks | Kindle | Kobo

*Sale ends December 21st.

Etruscans eBook is Now on Sale for $2.99

Etruscans by Morgan Llywelyn and Michael ScottThe ebook for Etruscans by Morgan Llywelyn and Michael Scott is now on sale for $2.99!*

About Etruscans: Bestselling historical novelist Morgan Llywelyn teams up with Irish fantasy writer Michael Scott to write an epic fantasy based on the mythology of ancient Rome.

As the Romans expand their rule from their newly founded capital city, the civilization of their elegant forerunners, the Etruscans, is waning. Into this era of flux and change strides a young figure destined to become one of the classical world’s greatest mythic heroes.

When Vesi, a young Etruscan noblewoman, is raped by a supernatural being who was once human, a child is conceived. Outcast from Etruria, Vesi bears a son she calls Horatrim: a child who is dangerous both to the Etruscans and to his own father, he is gifted with arcane knowledge and supernatural abilities, but has a human heart. Separated from his mother, he travels to Rome and is adopted by a businessman who changes his name to Horatius–a name that will ring down the ages. More than glory awaits the young man, however: his demon sire is pursuing Horatrim to kill him.

Buy Etruscans today: B&N Nook | eBooks.com | Google Play | iBooks | Kindle | Kobo


*Sale ends January 1, 2016.

Three Andrew M. Greeley Books are Now on Sale for $2.99 Each

A Christmas Wedding by Andrew M. GreeleyThe Book of Love by Andrew M. GreeleyJesus by Andrew M. Greeley

The ebooks for A Christmas Wedding, The Book of Love, and Jesus: A Meditation on His Stories and His Relationships with Women are now on sale for $2.99 each!*

Buy A Christmas Wedding: B&N Nook | eBooks.com | Google Play | iBooks | Kindle | Kobo

Buy The Book of Love: B&N Nook | eBooks.com | Google Play | iBooks | Kindle | Kobo

Buy Jesus: A Meditation on His Stories and His Relationships with Women today: B&N Nook | eBooks.com | Google Play | iBooks | Kindle | Kobo

*sale ends January 1, 2016.

Sneak Peek: Bloodbound by F. Wesley Schneider

pathfinderLarsa, a dhampir-half vampire and half human, is an agent for the royal spymaster in Bloodbound by Pathfinder co-creator F. Wesley Schneider. Yet when a noblewoman’s house is massacred by vampiric invaders, Larsa is drawn into a deadly game of cat-and-mouse that will reveal more about her own heritage than she ever wanted to know. We hope you enjoy this excerpt.

Chapter 1: Deserving Victims


Both were victims.

She ground against him, forcing hips away from the soot-smeared stone of the alley wall, hands grasping, mouth gnawing.

His breath came as a gasp but left as a growl. Hands struggled with her dress’s collar. Hairy fingers dug in her skin.

Had I been a passerby, glimpsing them sidelong from the street, I might have been envious. Even knowing what they were, some voyeuristic urge stopped me on the slick shingle overlook. The appeal of hard and soft flesh aside, I wondered which of the pair was more the monster.

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The Shards of Heaven Sweepstakes

The Shards of Heaven by Michael Livingston

The Shards of Heaven goes on sale today! We’re celebrating by offering the chance to win a copy of the book. Plus, we’ll include a copy of the author’s map of Alexandria and the Mediterranean Sea, to help you picture the ancient world of Michael Livingston’s imagination.

Julius Caesar is dead, assassinated on the senate floor, and the glory that is Rome has been torn in two. Octavian, Caesar’s ambitious great-nephew and adopted son, vies with Marc Antony and Cleopatra for control of Caesar’s legacy. As civil war rages from Rome to Alexandria, and vast armies and navies battle for supremacy, a secret conflict may shape the course of history.

Michael Livingston’s The Shards of Heaven reveals the hidden magic behind the history we know, and commences a war greater than any mere mortal battle.

Comment below to enter for a chance to win.

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