REUTS Signs J.M. Frey in Three-Book Deal (Again!)
The Skylark Saga artwork by Archia.
#PressReleaseThursday has been silent for quite some time, and we’re about to change that! Of course, this author is no newbie to REUTS. The first tale in her THE ACCIDENTAL TURN SERIES will be released this December, and is already garnering rave tweets and reviews from advanced readers. And, author J.M. Frey (represented by Laurie McLean of Fuse Literary) has done it again! The Skylark Saga begins with THE SKYLARK’S SONG, a YA WWI alt-history fantasy, scheduled to release in 2017.
“The Skylark’s Saga is the story of seventeen-year-old Robin Arianhod, a flight mechanic with uncanny luck who’s been raised in the shadow of war. But after unexpectedly becoming the first female Glider pilot, Robin’s luck fails. Targeted by the Coyote, a ruthless enemy dishonorably picking off crippled airships and retreating soldiers, she finds herself shot down and forced to seek shelter behind enemy lines. The only way to survive—and finish her mission—is to don a disguise containing the mystical rocket pack she stole from the Coyote and become the infamous Skylark. Told with Frey’s signature ability to subtly weave social commentary into adventure, The Skylark’s Saga tackles issues of racism, classism, and the grittier side of heroism in a soaring tale that asks readers to look at the morality behind the vigilante.”
And guess what? The Skylark’s Song actually has a song, one written and performed by Victor Sierra, directly inspired by the series. Have a listen:
Please make sure you follow, congratulate, and bear hug both J.M. and Laurie! We’re excited to be working with these two fantastic ladies and can’t wait to bring these stories to life. J.M. can be found on Twitter (@SciFrey), Goodreads, and her website.
Toronto-based J.M Frey (pronounced “fry”) is a science fiction and fantasy author, as well as a fanthropologist and pop culture scholar who appears in podcasts, documentaries, and on television to discuss all things geeky through the lens of academia. Her debut novel TRIPTYCH has been nominated for two Lambda Literary Awards, won the San Francisco Book Festival award for SF/F, was nominated for a 2011 CBC Bookie, was named one of The Advocate’s Best Overlooked Books of 2011, and garnered both a starred review and a place among the Best Books of 2011 fromPublishers Weekly.