• Posts Tagged ‘kingdom-of-the-serpent’

    Jack Of Ravens US Cover

    by  • December 20, 2011 • Book News • 0 Comments

    Here’s artist John Picacio’s cover for the Pyr edition of Jack of Ravens, Book One of Kingdom of the Serpent. Out in March, with books two and three to follow in subsequent months. For US readers, this is the final trilogy of the nine-book sequence that began with Age of Misrule. Jack Churchill returns,...

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    The US Joins The Kingdom Of The Serpent

    by  • August 25, 2010 • Book News • 0 Comments

    Just heard from my editor in the US, Lou Anders, that he’s bought the Kingdom of the Serpent sequence – Jack of Ravens, The Burning Man and Destroyer of Worlds – to be published shortly by Pyr. For American readers, those books will finish off the massive story that began with World’s End in...

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    SF Site’s Best Books of 2009

    by  • March 23, 2010 • Book News, reviews • 0 Comments

    I’m very gratified to see Destroyer of Worlds, Kingdom of the Serpent Book 3, sitting at number three in SF Site’s 13th annual Editors’ Choice Best Books of the Year. It’s a prestigious list that gets a fair bit of attention. And frankly, the company is great: Daryl Gregory’s The Devil’s Alphabet at five,...

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    Hope Vs Optimism

    by  • March 22, 2010 • Book News • 0 Comments

    Came across a quote today (from Rabbi Jonathan Sachs, used in relation to the US finally passing its health care legislation) which perfectly summed up the theme of Age of Misrule, The Dark Age and Kingdom of the Serpent: “Hope is the faith that, together, we can make things better. Optimism is a passive...

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    Destroyer Of Worlds – New Cover

    by  • January 30, 2010 • Book News • 0 Comments

    Here’s the new cover for the mass-market paperback edition of Destroyer of Worlds, Kingdom of the Serpent Book Three: Pretty much the same as the hardback, although the blue is darker, less vibrant. The marketing department felt the more muted tones worked better on the bookshelf. I don’t know if I agree.

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    One Of My Favourite Places

    by  • June 6, 2009 • Researching the Book • 0 Comments

    Next month, Destroyer of Worlds, Book 3 of Kingdom of the Serpent is published in the UK, the final volume of my sprawling fantasy series which began with World’s End, Age of Misrule Book 1, nearly ten years ago. When the final edit was complete, it seemed only right that I return to the...

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    by  • December 1, 2006 • British Mythology, Researching the Book, Standing Stones • 0 Comments

    “THE NEWTON stone is a small, rather unassuming pillar in Aberdeenshire, Scotland. On one side is faded, ancient writing, on the other a curling snake and cylindrical patterning. Many would say that it is a typical example of a Scottish standing stone.” One, shall we say, creative opinion, for the meaning behind the designs...

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