A new (third) Egil and Nix novel

As noted in the press release here, I’ve signed with Angry Robot Books to write a third novel of sword and sorcery derring-do featuring the likeable rakes, rogues, and ne’er do wells, Egil and Nix.

That means the duo will appear in The Hammer and the Blade(out now), followed by A Discourse in Steel (to be released in June of 2013), followed by (the tentatively titled) A Conversation in Blood (in 2014).

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Hammer and the Blade Goodreads Giveaway

I finally got around to doing a giveaway of The Hammer and the Blade via Goodreads. Entering is easy.  Just click the link below.  I’m giving away two signed copies and the giveaway runs through the end of November.  So go ahead and enter, Goodreaders, and good luck. 🙂

Goodreads Book Giveaway

The Hammer and the Blade by Paul S. Kemp

The Hammer and the Blade

by Paul S. Kemp

Giveaway ends November 30, 2012.

See the giveaway details
at Goodreads.

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New in October

As always, here’s my monthly mention of new books released this month by the publishers with whom I work.

First, in the galaxy far, far away, we have the very impressive The Essential Reader’s Companion, by Pablo Hidalgo. From the description:


The legendary motion picture Star Wars has spawned two big-screen sequels and three prequels—and decades of bestselling fiction. From the original movie tie-in novel through the Read the rest