• Fiona McIntosh: Voyager Author of the Month

    Fiona McIntosh was born and raised in Sussex in the UK, but also spent early childhood years in West Africa. She left a PR career in London to travel and settled in Australia in 1980. She has since roamed the world working for her own travel publishing company, which she runs with her husband. She lives in Adelaide with her husband and twin sons. Her website is at www.fionamcintosh.com.

    Her latest book, The Scrivener's Tale, is a stand-alone and takes us back to the world of Morgravia from her very first series, The Quickening:

    About The Scrivener's Tale:

    In the bookshops and cafes of present-day Paris, ex-psychologist Gabe Figaret is trying to put his shattered life back together. When another doctor, Reynard, asks him to help with a delusional female patient, Gabe is reluctant... until he meets her. At first Gabe thinks the woman, Angelina, is merely terrified of Reynard, but he quickly discovers she is not quite what she seems.

    As his relationship with Angelina deepens, Gabe's life in Paris becomes increasingly unstable. He senses a presence watching and following every move he makes, and yet he finds Angelina increasingly irresistible.

    When Angelina tells Gabe he must kill her and flee to a place she calls Morgravia, he is horrified. But then Angelina shows him that the cathedral he has dreamt about since childhood is real and exists in Morgravia.

    A special 10th Anniversary edition of her first fantasy book, Myrren's Gift, will be released in December!



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Specusphere interview with Kim Falconer

specusphere jan 09

The latest edition of the Specusphere is out! And it includes a great interview with Voyager author Kim Falconer, by Astrid Cooper. Astrid also has her thoughts on the book after the interview.

There’s also reviews of Karen Miller’s Hammer of God and for Victory of Eagles by Naomi Novik (continuing the Temeraire series).

The Specusphere team have also put out a call to arms for volunteers. If you love speculative fiction and have a bit of time to spare, contact them for more details.


5 Responses

  1. Thanks for mentioning us, guys! We rather thought we excelled ourselves this time, too:-)

    And yes, we’d love to hear from anyone keen to help on the site. Just try us!

  2. This edition is fantastic – I really enjoyed looking through it, and can’t wait to get home so I can read even more! 🙂

  3. Thanks for your kind thoughts on the Kim Falconer interview and preview for The Spell of Rosette. Kim was a delight to interview and the reason why the intervew was so successful is due to Kim’s great interaction and insights, not to mention her sharing of some private moments…

    Astrid Cooper.
    from The Specusphere

  4. I certainly had a great, thought provoking, time talking to Astrid and I love how the entire issue has turned out. So much there–still reading. 🙂

  5. Astrid, I didn’t see your comment before. I am blushing with delight. 🙂

    I told Nat that we got on instantly, ‘crash bonded’, as Mystic Medusa would say!

    Thank you again!

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