Tuesday, June 7, 2011

What's New from Rocky Mountain Fiction Writers?

For your reading pleasure, these Rocky Mountain Fiction Writers authors announce their new releases:

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Fogg in the Cockpit by Richard and Janet Fogg has a new cover and a new release date. The novel has been selected as a featured novel by the Military Book Club.

Casemate, hardcover $21.75
June 2011. 256 p. (978-1612000046)

Renowned for decades as the world's foremost railroad artist, Howard Fogg's career spanned half a century and some twelve hundred paintings.

However, while his art has been welcomed for decades, few of his enthusiasts have been aware of his prior career, as a fighter pilot in the U.S. 8th Air Force during World War II. Fortunately Fogg left behind a detailed diary of his experiences, which illuminate this brief but exciting aspect of his life, as he flew 76 combat missions in bomber escort and ground attack roles in P-47 Thunderbolts and P-51 Mustangs.

You can find more information at the blog, Fogg in the Cockpit, and Janet's website.

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"Blood Debt" -- a novella by Jeanne Stein
Hexed, an anthology
Berkley mass market paperback $7.99
June 2011. 336 p. (978-0425241769)

"Blood Debt" introduces a new love interest for Anna Strong when they are thrown together to face a tribunal determined to make her pay for the killing of the black witch Belinda Burke.


"Superman" -- a short story by Jeanne Stein (taken from Crossroads, book seven, due out in August)
Chicks Kick Butt, an anthology
Tor Books, paperback $10.08
June 2011. 352 p. (978-0765325778)

"Superman" takes Anna Strong and her DEA agent friend, Max, into the Mexican desert to stop a coyote luring unsuspecting victims to their deaths. The coyote turns out to be a rogue vamp with a bigger agenda than Anna realizes.

Learn more about Jeanne and her books by visiting her website and the blog, the biting edge.

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Karmafornia by NC Weil
Fool Court Press, $16.95
June 2011, (978-0983489306)

Set against the turmoil of late 70's Bay Area California, Karmafornia spins the latest incarnation of a love triangle. When ambitious Laura, new to grad school and Berkeley, and her go-with-the-flow boyfriend Walt, meet bright arrogant fruitarian Cob at a party, she strikes sparks with him while Walt sees trouble coming. Their struggles with history and desire play out against the backdrop of Proposition 13, the Jonestown tragedy, the SF City Hall murders of Mayor Moscone and Harvey Milk, the rise of "new wave" punk rock, and the Twinkie defense.

More information about NC Weil and her novel can be found at her website and blog.


Compiled by Pat Stoltey from author submissions

6 comments:

Margot Kinberg said...

Pat - I always like to be kept updated on what's coming out - thanks :-).

Dean K Miller said...

All of the titles of these works are quite catching and creative. Something I'll need to work on.

Janet Fogg said...

Pat, thank you so much for including our new cover and release date!

I love it when you post these. My to-read list keeps growing and growing...

Janet

Patricia Stoltey said...

I know...so many books, so little time.

Chiseled in Rock said...

I'm looking forward to the release of Fogg in the Cockpit. And guess what? Because I know the author, like, she's almost family, I'll get a cool signature in the inside cover!

Gusto

Michael said...

Pat, this is a great way to keep up with local writers, new works, breakthroughs, etc. Please keep on chiselin'.