Which led me to Catherine Dair, who was working on a project with Josh Lanyon at the time. I'd seen her work and I loved the little dragon she'd drawn for her FB icon. I thought she would be way out of my reach, monetarily, but it doesn't hurt to ask. So I asked. Turns out, Catherine is sweet and kind, funny and quirky, and oh, so patient with us neurotic authors. Today's release is my third Catherine cover - and I've loved every minute of working with her. No one else has given me both a leemacat and a harduk, after all ;)
So - a bit about the new release and then I want to do a revisit of the artwork for the first three down below.
Ancient voices reveal a terrible secret: human scientists created the kresnas, devourers of life and sanity. Not only created, but also used in terrible, torturous experiments, turning them against their creators.
Romenel's dilemmas pile up until he's lost in them. How can he destroy all the hordes of kresnas at once and is it morally defensible to do so? What other solution is there if humans are to survive? What should he do about the beautiful warrior, Kyliki, since he has no place in her world and she has none in his?
And, hang it all, if he can resolve these things, what in blazes is he going to do about the mess of a succession war raging back home?