Elizabeth is excited to announce the release of Dead City by James Ponti, the first in a trilogy of middle grade novels about a 12-year-old zombie killer – now available at Libro.fm, Audible, and elsewhere. The next installment, Blue Moon, is available for pre-order at Audible and Libro.fm, and the final book in the series, Dark Days, is coming soon! Molly Bigelow is an awesome, kick-ass young heroine.
A tween takes on undead New Yorkers in this paranormal action-adventure that “breathes new life into the zombie genre” (Suzanne Collins, author of The Hunger Games).
Most kids have enough to deal with between school, homework, extracurricular activities, and friends, but Molly Bigelow isn’t your typical tween. By day, Molly attends MIST – the Metropolitan Institute of Science and Technology – but it’s what she’s learning outside of school that sets her apart from her classmates. Molly is a zombie hunter, just like her mother.
This, however, is news to Molly. Now she must come to terms with not only the idea that zombies exist, but also that they’re everywhere, and it’s her job to help police them and keep the peace. Sure, she’d like to be a regular kid, but “regular” just isn’t possible when it turns out the most revered (or feared, depending on your perspective) zombie hunter in the history of New York City is your mother. It seems Molly’s got some legendary footsteps to follow….
Elizabeth is pleased to announce the release of the final audiobook in the Companion Series by Tanya Bird: The Rebel’s Queen, now available at Libro.fm. This is the sixth and last installment in the compelling medieval romance series, produced through Findaway Voices. The rest of the audiobooks in the series are available at Libro.fm, Audible, and elsewhere.
A rising king. A falling queen. An unimaginable love.
Queen Cora is married to a monster. Three years she has played wife, and all she has to show for it is a marked face, an empty womb, and a bitter taste in her mouth best washed away with wine. It is a good thing she is made of something solid, because marriage is a life sentence. Or is it? The rebel prince is coming for the crown. Powers will shift, and loyalties will be tested. As Cora’s future unravels, she must fight to keep hold of her position, her sanity—and most definitely her heart.
Brom is leader of the Nydoen people, a mountain rebel—and next in line to rule. His brother is self-destructing, and the time has come to replace him. He has the love of a kingdom and a clear path to the throne, but not everyone wants him to succeed. War is coming. He is going to need allies if he stands any chance against his enemy. The one they call Ice Queen might be the key. Experienced, intelligent, well-connected. Intoxicating. If he can just find a way to thaw her solid heart, she may prove to be his greatest ally yet.
This is the sixth and final book in The Companion series. If you enjoy a medieval tale with a strong heroine and plenty of action, then you will love The Rebel’s Queen.
Trigger warning: This book contains violence and dark themes.
Elizabeth’s latest release is the first book in the new Dark Runs series: Running Start by J.A. Sutherland, now available at Audible. Elizabeth will be narrating the second book, Running Scared, for Tantor Audio in November. Sutherland is also the author of the popular Alexis Carew series, which should be returning next year.
What if you discovered you’d been sold?
For Mason Guthrie, a sudden arrest, railroad trial, and quick conviction for the “vandalism” of fixing things around his tenement building come as a shock.
For Rosa Fuentes, it’s just more confirmation that, to Earth’s rulers, they’re nothing but commodities to be bought and sold.
Together – along with Rosa’s disturbingly capable AI – they break out and make their way off Earth to start a new, free life.
Unfortunately, the folks they stole a billion credits from along the way would like those back.
Elizabeth’s latest release is The Common Girl, the second book in the Companion Series by Tanya Bird, now available at Audible. Elizabeth narrated the first book in this series, The Royal Companion, and will be narrating three more books later this year.
Love has never been more dangerous.
Companions are the kingdom’s most beautiful and educated women – possessions of Syrasan’s royal men. But the longstanding tradition is about to change. A new trade agreement between two kings will see women sold across the border.
Prince Tyron never wanted a companion, but now he cannot fathom a life without her. But when a rebellious act brings brutal consequences, Tyron realises his feelings put his companion at risk. As her future grows more uncertain, he will do whatever it takes to keep her safe.
Aldara never wanted to be a companion, but at age 16 the choice was made for her. She never imagined she would grow to love the man who owns her more than her own freedom. But when her life at Archdale begins to crumble, Tyron sends her back to the safety of her family, where she must find a way to exist without him. As Zoelin continues to tighten its grip on Syrasan, the pair soon discovers there are no safe havens.
Tender and heart-stopping, The Common Girl is a love story about family, sacrifice, and the roles that bind us.
Elizabeth’s latest release is the first book in a new fantasy series by Kaci Morgan: Queen Immortal, now available at Audible. Be sure to listen to the sample from this exciting debut at Audible!
Queen Beza is a woman untouched by those around her. Immortal as she might be, she hasn’t yet learned the art of loving anything other than her crown. For more than 300 years, she perfects being cold, hard, and relentless, refusing to let her walls down for anyone.
After an attempt is made on her life, she is led down a path of darkness, deceit, and betrayal, uncovering secrets along the way that were never meant to be uncovered. With her lead guardsman attempting to break through the ice surrounding her heart and a peasant woman who unveils the likelihood that Beza may not be the sole heir to the throne, Beza delves deeper into suspicion, isolating herself further.
Now, she must search for a brother she never knew, convinced he is after her title. In her quest to find the truth and defend her nation against forces both seen and unseen, Beza’s greatest ally may be her heart. But can she learn to trust those closest to her before she loses her queendom, her chance to love again, and most importantly, her life?
An enticing fantasy by debut author Kaci Morgan, Queen Immortal explores the lengths one woman will go to secure her power and status, even at the cost of all she should hold dear.
The latest audiobook in the Alexis Carew series by J.A. Sutherland is now available at Audible: The Queen’s Pardon. This is the sixth book in the popular SFF series, and follows the previous installments, beginning with Into the Dark. Alexis (and Elizabeth) will be back with Book #7 in Fall 2019.
Allies and enemies are not always what they seem.
Trapped on a hostile world, hunted by pirate bands, and abandoned by her fellow captains, Alexis Carew must lead her small band to safety, even though it seems every hand is set against her. Stalked by pirates in the skies above and shadowy alien figures on the planet below, Alexis must convince former enemies to trust her even as she discovers where the tendrils of her true enemies lead.
The final audiobook in the Shards of Excalibur series by Edward Willett is complete and available at Audible! All five of the books in this wonderful YA fantasy series can now be downloaded and enjoyed: Song of the Sword, Twist of the Blade, Lake in the Clouds, Cave Beneath the Sea, and the latest release Door Into Faerie.
Shortlisted for the 2017 Aurora Award (honouring the best in Canadian science fiction and fantasy) for Best Young Adult Novel!
In the climactic fifth book of the Shards of Excalibur, Ariane, Wally, Flish, and Rex Major are on a collision course, converging on the resting place of the final piece of the sword: the hilt, long ago removed from its original hiding place by the descendants of King Arthur. When Wally uncovers its surprising location, far closer to hand than they’d ever guessed, it seems all Ariane and Wally have to do is claim it and reforge the sword to defeat Merlin forever.
Except…how, exactly, do you reforge a magical sword? Especially, how do you do it when the richest man in the world is on your trail and pouring all of his enormous resources into stopping you?
When the pieces of the sword are at last reunited, the long-closed door into Faerie swings open wide. Who – and what – emerges from it may destroy everything and everyone Wally and Ariane have fought so hard to save – and allow Rex Major to snatch victory from the very jaws of defeat.
Book #4 in the wonderful YA fantasy series The Shards of Excalibur is now available at Audible! Cave Beneath the Sea by Edward Willett is the latest installment in this contemporary retelling of Arthurian legends. The final book, Door Into Faerie, will be coming out very soon. Elizabeth is proud to have narrated this excellent series, with Books 1-3 already available at Audible.
The fourth shard of Excalibur might come with a price Ariane doesn’t want to pay: her mother.
Seeking to recover the shards of King Arthur’s sword Excalibur before Rex Major (the ancient sorcerer Merlin in a modern-day guise), Ariane and Wally have traveled around the world, and their quest is not yet over. Ariane’s magical powers as heir to the Lady of the Lake, combined with Wally’s clever thinking, have enabled them to hang on to two of the three shards they’ve located so far – but Rex Major still has one shard of his own and will stop at nothing to claim all the pieces for himself and use its power to rule Earth and invade the magical realm of Faerie.
And now Major has his eyes on a big prize: Ariane’s mother, who went missing after she refused the power of the Lady of the Lake.
Thanks to Wally, Ariane knows her mother is alive – and that Rex Major is trying to find her. If he succeeds, Ariane fears she’ll have no choice but to surrender the two shards she and Wally possess, because she’ll do anything – and give up everything – to have her mother back with her again.
Ariane and Wally race to the Caribbean as they try to find Ariane’s mother and the fourth shard of Excalibur before Major does. As they struggle to stop Major, Ariane and Wally face desperate danger…and must make the most difficult decisions of their lives.
Elizabeth is proud to announce the release of The Online Stage production of Bram Stoker’s Dracula, which is now available at Audible. Elizabeth plays the role of Mina Harker, and also served as producer and editor for this production. The book is a dramatic reading and is performed by a full cast; you can hear Ben Lindsey-Clark as Dr. Seward and Ben Stevens as Van Helsing in the Audible sample.
Bram Stoker’s 1897 novel is the most famous vampire tale ever told. British solicitor Jonathan Harker finds himself imprisoned in a castle in Transylvania and begins to believe his host, Count Dracula, is not entirely human. As his horror mounts, he suspects that Dracula plans to invade and conquer England, one victim at a time.
Elizabeth is excited to announce the release of Book #3 in the Shards of Excalibur series by Edward Willett: Lake in the Clouds, now available at Audible. The first two books in the series – Song of the Sword and Twist of the Blade – are also available, and Elizabeth will release the final two installments very soon. Cave Beneath the Sea (Book #4) is in post-production, and Door Into Faerie (Book #5) is in production now. This wonderful YA series is a Canadian reboot of the King Arthur legend, featuring a modern-day Lady of the Lake and descendents of Arthur himself.
Ariane is on her own and on the run. Rex Major has swayed her erstwhile best friend Wally to his side. And when she finally hears the faint call of the third Shard of Excalibur, it’s on the other side of the world, in New Zealand!
Wally, meanwhile, is discovering that life as Major’s “guest” isn’t all it promised, especially when he finds out Major’s plans for Ariane’s aunt. With Aunt Phyllis under threat, Ariane has no choice but to walk directly into Rex’s trap – and hope she can find a way to protect both the Shard and those she loves.