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Come Party with Me to Launch Deadly Curiosities on June 25!

I’m holding an all-day Facebook Launch Party on June 25 and you’re invited! (Parties on Goodreads and Reddit, too!) Fun, freebies, contests and games—enter to win free books and short stories! Meet 20+ of my author friends who are celebrating with me. Find out about their new books and upcoming projects, get a sneak peek at some cool new anthologies, ask questions about writing, publishing—anything at all! Best of all, meet authors, talk about books, nab some cool virtual party […]

Welcome to the Hawthorn Moon Event 2014!

It’s that time again—a week when we celebrate the summer solstice (or the Hawthorn Moon as it’s called in The Summoner) with a look at new books, new interviews and a whole lot of fun! Here’s what’s happening this week: Deadly Curiosities, my new urban fantasy novel, is in stores and online June 25 (US) and July 1 (everywhere else)! I’ll be celebrating Deadly Curiosities’ launch with dozens of all-new interviews, Q&As, excerpts, giveaways and online tomfoolery on about 30 […]

Reign of Ash Launches April 1! Book 2 in the Ascendant Kingdoms Saga—Blaine McFadden Returns

I am so excited to announce the launch of Reign of Ash, the second book in the Blaine McFadden Ascendant Kingdoms series! Now available in book and ebook! Survival is only the beginning. Blaine McFadden endured six long years in the brutal Velant prison colony, exiled for murder. War devastated his homeland of Donderath, and destroyed the magic on which the Ascendant Kingdoms relied. Now, Blaine and a small group of fellow exiles have returned to a lawless wasteland, where […]

The Days of The Dead Wrap-Up—Still Plenty of Tricks and Treats!

Thank you for helping put Ice Forged at #1 in the US and Canada in three categories for books and ebooks on Amazon and into the top 70 books on Kindle in both countries! Some of the contests in the list below are still running for a limited time, so there’s still a chance to win free books! The blog posts and videos will be up long-term, so here’s the full list. A couple will be posting later in November. […]

Days of the Dead—Reign of Ash and Deadly Curiosities are Coming!

Welcome to my annual Days of the Dead Online Event. As always, I’ve got lots of treats—excerpts (from my own stuff plus some of my friends), audios, and even some giveaways for Ice Forged! I’ve always thought this week is the best time of the year. Samhain, All Hallow’s Eve, Halloween, Dia De Los Muertos all in one week—what’s not to love? And I just came back from the ContraFlow convention in New Orleans, so I had a chance to […]

The Long, Short and Just Right

By Gail Z. Martin Since January, I’ve been publishing a new short story on Kindle, Kobo and Nook every month.  Some are in the Jonmarc Vahanian Adventures series, and some in the Deadly Curiosities Adventures series. How do the short stories fit with the novels? Will there be an Ice Forged series of short stories?  What’s the connection between the short stories and the anthologies I’ve been in? If there’s a Steampunk short story, is there going to be a […]

Welcome to the 2013 Hawthorn Moon Sneak Peek of Reign of Ash!

It’s time for the Hawthorn Moon Sneak Peek on June 21—and you’re invited! Get a look at Reign of Ash, plus new short stories, book giveaways and more! Reign of Ash Reign of Ash won’t be out in bookstores until April, but you can get a first look at the cover and read four different excerpts, enter to win free copies of my books, plus plenty of other free downloadable fun like interviews and blog posts in my Hawthorn Moon […]

More Adventure Than Ever!

More Adventure Than Ever! Lots of news and three new short stories start Spring off with a bang! First, the stories: In the Jonmarc Vahanian Adventures: Storm Surge—When the caravan is beset by danger and a black beast stalks the shadows, Jonmarc Vahanian fears he is being stalked by a blood mage with a dangerous vendetta. Bounty Hunter—Three bounty hunters come prowling around the caravan.  Are they after Jonmarc, or does one of his fellow travelers hide an even darker […]

Three All-New Short Stories Now on Kindle (And coming soon to Nook, Kobo and iBooks)

by Gail Z. Martin Now that Ice Forged is in bookstores everyone (and topping the Amazon charts on both sides of the Atlantic—thank you readers!), and the sequel is already in the hands of my editor, it’s time to unveil new short stories coming each month to ebook! If you like pirates, magic, vampires, and cursed objects, try my new Deadly Curiosities Adventures.  The first two stories, Vanities and Steer a Pale Course, are now on ebook—with more all-new, never-before-published […]

Ice Forged is In Stores Now!

Ice Forged: Book One in The Ascendant Kingdoms Saga is now in stores! Condemned as a murderer for killing the man who dishonored his sister, Blaine “Mick” McFadden has spent the last six years in Velant, a penal colony in the frigid northern wastelands of Edgeland. Harsh military discipline and the oppressive magic of the governor’s mages keep a fragile peace as colonists struggle against a hostile environment. But the supply ships from Dondareth have stopped coming, boding ill for […]