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The Alchemist (and The Executioness) now available in ebook

Posted on Dec 31, 2011 in News | 1 comment

For those of you with an ebook reader, my novella “The Alchemist,” is now available in DRM-free ebook formats. “The Alchemist” originally started as a fun side project with my fellow author and friend, Tobias Buckell; we were both interested in writing something different from our normal work, and hadn’t tried writing fantasy before. We created the world together, and then each of us wrote a novella set in that shared world. Here’s the synopsis for the world: Magic has a price. But someone else will pay. Every time a spell is cast, a bit of bramble sprouts, sending up tangling vines, bloody thorns, and threatening a poisonous sleep....