Have you been wondering what on earth Cliopher is doing while his Radiancy is off on his quest to find an heir? I'm pleased to announce the pre-order for At the Feet of the Sun, the sequel to The Hands of the Emperor. Find it here
I had the great pleasure of being interviewed by Julia Golding of the Oxford Centre for Fantasy for the centre's podcast, Mythmakers. Part One of the interview is now available under the title "Stargazy Pies and Imperial Stories." (link is to Spotify; further links available through their main site, below)https://oxfordcentreforfantasy.org/mythmakers
Book Two of the newly-named series The Red Company Reformed! Before the Fall of the Empire of Astandalas, the Red Company was legendary. A dozen or so years after that cataclysm, they have almost faded into myth. Pali Avramapul may not have gone under her own name since the dissolution of the Red Company, but she is no myth, and has certainly not faded. She fights folly and injustice as fiercely as ever—although, as a respected scholar of history at one of the Circle Schools of Alinor, she now tends to use her tongue and pen more than her sword....
Hello everyone! Have you read The Hands of the Emperor and asked yourself, just why did Buru Tovo come to visit Cliopher in Solaara? And what did he think of seeing that portrait of himself? Well, here's your answer! Portrait of a Wide Seas Islander is a companion novella to The Hands of the Emperor. You could probably read it by itself but it's intended to be read after.
Hello everyone!I've been busy working on The Redoubtable Pali Avramapul and At the Feet of the Sun, but while those long novels are underway I took a bit of time out to work on some short stories. First up is a tale set long before anything else so far in the Nine Worlds, about a man mentioned here and there: Aurelius Magnus, forty-ninth Emperor of Astandalas. Find out more here: https://www.victoriagoddard.ca/products/aurelius-to-be-called-magnus