Monday, March 18, 2013

News from Author Rebecca Roland!


New York, NY (March 18, 2013)  World Weaver Press (Eileen Wiedbrauk, Editor-in-Chief) has announced the trade paperback edition of Shards of History by Rebecca Roland, will be released due to popular demand on Tuesday, May 21, 2013.

In addition, Roland’s new short story collection, The King of Ash and Bones, and Other Stories, including a tie-in to Shards of History, will be released in digital edition on Tuesday, June 4, 2013.

Wiedbrauk commented, “We are thrilled to add the trade paperback edition of Shards of History to the World Weaver Press catalog. Roland’s dark and beautiful new collection, The King of Ash and Bones, is a must-read for anyone who can’t get enough of her rich fantasy worlds.”

Praise for Shards of History:

“One of the most beautifully written novels I have ever read. Suspenseful, entrapping, and simply … well, let’s just say that Shards of History reminds us of why we love books in the first place.
5 out of 5 stars!”
— Good Choice Reading

“Fast-paced, high-stakes drama in a fresh fantasy world. Rebecca Roland is a newcomer to watch!”
— James Maxey, author of the Dragon Age trilogy and Greatshadow: The Dragon Apocalypse.

“Roland’s beautifully woven, suspenseful debut novel draws readers into a groundbreaking fantasy panorama and resonates in the heart with its genuine, personal portrayal of loyalty, relationships, and sacrifice. I eagerly await more stories about the Jegudun and Taakwa!”
— David J. Corwell y Chávez, author of “Encounter at Boca del Diablo” (Tales of the New Mexico Mythos)

Only she knows the truth that can save her people. Like all Taakwa, Malia fears the fierce winged creatures known as Jeguduns who live in the cliffs surrounding her valley. When the river dries up and Malia is forced to scavenge farther from the village than normal, she discovers a Jegudun, injured and in need of help. Malia’s existence--her status as clan mother in training, her marriage, her very life in the village--is threatened by her choice to befriend the Jegudun. But she’s the only Taakwa who knows the truth: that the threat to her people is much bigger and much more malicious than the Jeguduns who’ve lived alongside them for decades. Lurking on the edge of the valley is an Outsider army seeking to plunder and destroy the Taakwa, and it’s only a matter of time before the Outsiders find a way through the magic that protects the valley--a magic that can only be created by Taakwa and Jeguduns working together.

Shards of History is available in ebook via, and other online retailers. You can also find Shards of History on Goodreads.

An exiled man returns to his family and the life he left behind. A king is determined to avenge his people. A man doomed to die gives his wife her greatest wish. A suspected affair leads to a shocking and wondrous surprise. Roland works her magic again in this four-story collection of eerie and enchanting works, including Rasmus’s story from after Shards of History.

The King of Ash and Bones, and Other Stories will be available in ebook, and other online retailers.

Rebecca Roland lives in Albuquerque, New Mexico, where she writes primarily fantasy and horror. Her short fiction has appeared in Everyday Fiction, Uncle John’s Flush Fiction and in Stupefying Stories, and she is a graduate of the Odyssey Writing Workshop. When she’s not writing, she’s usually spending time with her family, torturing patients as a physical therapist, or eating way too much chocolate. You can find her online at Spice of Life, her blog, or follow her on Twitter @rebecca_roland.

World Weaver Press is a publisher of fantasy, paranormal, and science fiction, dedicated to producing quality works. As a small press, World Weaver seeks to publish books that engage the mind and ensnare the story-loving soul.

Shards of History paperback:

ISBN-13: 978-0615773438
ISBN-10: 0615773435

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