Tag Archives: historical romance

The Obligatory 2019 Birthday Post

April 18 was my birthday, so this year’s birthday post is two days late, because the weekly link round-ups for the Speculative Fiction Showcase and the Indie Crime Scene as well as the review of the Star Trek Discovery season … Continue reading

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New Steampunk Story Available: Tea and Treachery

And now it’s time for a commercial break, because I have another new release to announce today. Today’s new release is another story to come out of the 2017 July short story challenge, where the idea was to write a … Continue reading

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Nobel Honours for SFF Writers and More on the Latest Round of Romance Bashing

First of all, the 2017 Nobel Prize for Literature has been awarded to Kazuo Ishiguro. This is not a name I was hoping for (my personal Nobel Prize wishlist is topped by Ursula K. Le Guin, Margaret Atwood and Thomas … Continue reading

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A New Cover and a New German Short Story Available – Ein neues Cover und eine neue Kurzgeschichte auf Deutsch erhältlich: Der Lohn des Henkers

There will be a few new release announcements in the next days and weeks, since I’m currently editing my way through the backlog of stories I wrote during the 2017 July short story challenge. However, today’s double announcement has nothing … Continue reading

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A Few Shout-outs – Ein paar Lesetipps

First of all, Swedish crime fiction write Henning Mankell died of cancer, aged only 67. He was best known for the Kurt Wallander mysteries, though he also wrote other things. Now I’ve never read any of his novels, though I … Continue reading

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New story available: Hangman’s Wages

This is probably not the best time to announce this, considering half the internet is riveted on the Hugo Awards announcements (I’ll probably post about that tomorrow or the day after), but I have a new story out. Like the … Continue reading

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New German short story available – Neue Kurzgeschichte auf Deutsch erhältlich: Unter dem Galgen

I have a new release to announce. This one is another German language story, namely the translation of my short historical romance Hanging Day. *** Ich habe ein neues e-Book anzukündigen, diesmal wieder eine neue Kurzgeschichte auf Deutsch. Es handelt … Continue reading

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Mixed updates and more on hard SF and messy emotions

First of all, I’ve been interviewed by British crime fiction writer J.T. Baptiste for the 12 days of crime series on her blog. We talk about writing, reading, favourite characters, Edgar Wallace movies and Dr. Mabuse, who is one of … Continue reading

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New historical romance short available: Hanging Day

July 3rd (i.e. tomorrow) marks my three year indie publishing anniversary. I’ll do a more detailed post with some sales statistics over at the Pegasus Pulp site tomorrow, but for now I’ve got a new release to announce just in … Continue reading

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Science fiction and Romance Linkdump

First of all, science fiction writer, terminal cancer patient and regular reader of this blog Jay Lake has the chance to take part in a clinical trial for a new cancer treatment, which will hopefully help both Jay and other cancer … Continue reading

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