Author: Meerkat

The Making of the Book Trailer for Roberto to the Dark Tower Came

We guessed that with Tom Epperson’s background in screenwriting, the making of the book trailer for Roberto to the Dark Tower Came would probably be something special. And it was! Tom traveled to Columbia to work with director Carlos Gaviria and a host of actors and extras, including Iván Lopez, who plays Roberto in the trailer, and Estefania Pineres, who plays Lina. Fortunately for us, he has shared his amazing adventure in three parts on his blog. We can’t wait to see the final book trailer, which of course we’ll be sharing with you in 2018! “I’ve written a novel called Roberto...

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Holiday Gift Ideas

As a bona fide booknerd, I can’t think of anything I’d rather get for X-mas than a brand new book. If you are looking for a gift for that special someone, consider these gems:   The Year of the Knife Author: G D Penman Genres: Alternate History, Fantasy, LGBTQ, Paranormal, Thriller, Urban Fantasy Tag: New Releases Agent "Sully" Sullivan is one of the top cops in the Imperial Bureau of Investigation. A veteran witch of the British Empire who isn’t afraid to use her magical skills to crack a case. But Sully might need more than a good education...

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5 Stars for Smoke City from Nudge-Books

We’re so happy to see this thoughtful 5 star review for Keith Rosson’s Smoke City over at Nudge-Book. It is always thrilling to find out others love a book as much as we did. Read Full Review Here “[F]ull of ironic observations and which challenges corruption and complacency. Yet, ultimately, this felt like a story about hope, about love and about the essential decency of people…. This was a hugely satisfying, cohesive and enjoyable personal read and it would make an ideal choice for reading groups, not only because of the varied themes, but also because the literary quality of...

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The Year of the Knife Audio Excerpt

So how do you follow up a release week filled with author readings, a facebook launch party, and tons of reviews? Easy … you release an audio excerpt with really creepy unidentified demon-like voices coming out of poor Mr. Underwood’s body. So without further ado, we hope you enjoy this short audio excerpt: Agent Sully meets Mr. Underwood. The Year of the Knife Author: G D Penman Genres: Alternate History, Fantasy, LGBTQ, Paranormal, Thriller, Urban Fantasy Tag: New Releases Agent "Sully" Sullivan is one of the top cops in the Imperial Bureau of Investigation. A veteran witch of the...

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The Year of the Knife Release Day!

We are super thrilled that the release of The Year of the Knife is finally here! G.D. Penman’s Urban Fantasy is winning over early reviewers on both sides of the pond, and we are happy to report that Mr. Penman is currently working on the sequel! Not only that, we’ll be releasing the prequel novella, Heart of Winter early December and it will be free to fans through the end of the year. Find out how Sully and Marie ended up in the precarious relationship state that readers will find them in at the start of The Year of the...

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Kirkus Reviews Keith Rosson’s Smoke City

Kirkus Reviews has published a wonderful review of Keith Rosson’s Smoke City, and we didn’t want to waste any time sharing it with you. We hope that you will check out the review and pre-order a copy of the book. Full Review Here “The author weaves events from Mike’s and Marvin’s pasts into the story to create a truly strange, though never unbelievable, journey. The very different backgrounds of the men in the van also allow for comedy, as when Mike attempts to explain why Casper’s T-shirt’s image of a bald eagle driving a truck and holding a beer...

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4 Stars: Nudge Books Reviews The Year of the Knife by G.D. Penman

While you are counting down the days for the November 28th release of G.D. Penman’s wonderful new urban fantasy, The Year of the Knife, we wanted to share this 4 star review by Gill Chedgey at Nudge Books! Gill also interviewed Mr. Penman (and his award-winning beard) and the interview will appear at Nudge Books on 11/30, so don’t miss it. Full Review Here “Agent Sully … is a kick ass heroine, a kind of adult Harry Potter meets Katniss Everdene and is the tour de force that drives this novel along. … The writing is fast paced, imaginative with...

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The Mercy of the Tide Review | PosLit

When a reviewer calls a book the “best book of 2017,” it gets our attention. Especially when that book is none other than Keith Rosson’s The Mercy of the Tide. So we wanted to share this wonderful review of a wonderful book with you! Thanks so much Brandi Dawn Cornelius. Full Review   “…SHUT UP, KEITH ROSSON, WITH YOUR BEAUTIFUL, BEAUTIFUL SENSE OF PLACE. I mean, really. To do such lovely things with unlovely images in a way that provides just enough magic without dragging the reader down the author’s own self-indulgent path is extremely difficult. I know this, because I...

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Map Reveal | The Year of the Knife by G.D. Penman

-36Days -3Hours -11Minutes -29Seconds Ever wonder what would have happened if the British had won the war in 1775? Well, G.D. Penman obviously has, and he’ll be sharing his imaginative vision of 2015 New Amsterdam–with a hefty dose of magic, demons, and vamps thrown in–with the masses on 11.28.17 in his novel The Year of the Knife. In the meantime, enjoy this map of the city of New Amsterdam. Superior Agent Sully of the Imperial Bureau of Investigation spends her time here–that is when she isn’t off beating up demons some place else in the colonies!–hanging out in her...

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Meerkat to publish J.S. Breukelaar’s Story Collection: Collision

We are thrilled to announce that Meerkat Press will be publishing J.S. Breukelaar’s spell-binding story collection, Collision: Stories, in 2019. The book will include six of Breukelaar’s darkest, finest stories and six new works and a novella. It is wonderful collection of weird, fantastical fiction!   Author: J.S. BreukelaarJ.S. Breukelaar is the author of the acclaimed novels Aletheia and American Monster as well as the forthcoming collection, Collision, and numerous stories, poems and essays in publications such as Gamut, SF&F, Nightmare, Lightspeed and elsewhere. She has a PhD in creative writing and is a columnist and instructor at

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Thu 21

Kat Hausler | Reading @ Central Library, Arlington, VA

December 21 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EST
Arlington VA
United States
Jan 22

Keith Rosson | Smoke City Blog Tour

01/22/2018 - 02/09/2018
Feb 06

Keith Rosson | Smoke City Book Launch @ Broadway Books

02/06/2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm PST
United States
Mar 03

Kat Hausler | The Munich Readery | Reading & Book Signing

03/03/2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm UTC+1

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