Marianne: “Joey HiFi has captured the essence of the MYTHMAKER story in his
This year Marianne will be meeting and greeting you all at World Fantasy Con, held in Saratoga Springs NY, USA from the 5 – 8 Nov.
Marianne: “I’ve been wanting to attend WFC for nearly twenty years. It will be my first ever overseas convention (outside a trip to
Marianne summed up her thoughts on the win thusly:
Who says good news isn’t released on a Friday? Conflux Inc., organisers of the 2014 Aurealis Awards, have announced the finalists for this year’s awards and we are delighted to see Marianne de Pierres in the category for Best Science Fiction Novel with Peacemaker.
Judging Coordinator, Tehani Wessely, said that with over 750 entries across the twelve categories, the judges had a hugely challenging job.
“As is always the case, the judges agreed that entries were of a very high standard
For the last 12 days we’ve brought you 2014’s titles at the knock-down festive promotional price of only £1, or your current equivalent. If you missed any of the daily offers, fear not as the deal is available until 2 January, 2015. Here’s a handy list of all the books we included and also links to the posts; click through for extra treats from some of your favourite authors.
13 December: Andy Remic’s The Iron Wolves
15 December: Matthew Hughes’
When Tor.com reviewed Peacemaker, apart from praising its pacing, themes, narrative, and characters, it also started a conversation on the origins of Nate’s surname, Sixkiller. Over to Marianne, for more on the origins of Sixkiller:
It’s always fascinating to hear how authors conceive the names in their stories, and I wrote a lengthy piece about my process over at Sons of Corax. In PEACEMAKER, one of the main characters is called Nate Sixkiller. His name, in particular, has prompted some discussion, so Caroline (Angry Robot’s divine publicist) invited me to share the background on it.
It’s that time again robots! And as usual the end of the month brings two new books into the Angry Robot family!
Head over to the Robot Trading Company to get your eBooks today, but before you do check the descriptions and sample chapters from each book to let you know what is in store!
Peacemaker by Marianne de Pierres
Marianne de Pierres provides us with our second piece to celebrate International Women’s Day. Hope you all enjoy! Remember please comment on these posts, we’d love to get your opinions and discuss your views with you!
Story Straws Gathered and Glued
At 53 I’m not a young writer, but neither do I feel even slightly old!
Usually we start these cover reveals with some preamble, but not this evening (although this is kind of a preamble, isn’t it?) because we’ve just got a few words for you:
Joey Hi-Fi. Marianne de Pierres. Cover. (more…)
Angry Robot Signs Marianne de Pierres in Two-Book Deal
Angry Robot is thrilled to announce the acquisition of two genre-busting books from Marianne de Pierres. The World English and Translation rights deal was negotiated by Senior Editor Lee Harris and Curtis Brown’s Tara Wynne. The first of this two-book series, Peacemaker, will be released in May 2014, and the as-yet-untitled sequel will follow in 2015.
A true crossover, Peacemaker is a cracking combination scifi, fantasy, western, and crime.