Lisa Shearin, National Bestselling Author

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It’s finished!!!!

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I just finished the final content edits on Treasure & Treason and have turned it in for copy editing (pesky punctuation and all that). Yea!!! (tired Kermit flail)  My editor, the amazing Betsy Mitchell, was right on target with her suggestions, and I really think y’all are going to love this book. It’s especially true […]

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Winners of the Name That Firedrake contest

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Yes, I did say “winners” — plural. I have three sentry dragons in addition to the purple firedrake. I’d already named all three of the sentry dragons, but the names y’all sent in were so good, I ditched two of the three names I’d come up with in favor of two of the entries. Choosing […]

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Name that firedrake contest

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I’m working on the final edits for Treasure & Treason, and need your help. The purple firedrake on the cover needs a name. He’s in Treasure & Treason, and will also be in Ruins & Revenge. The little guy needs a cool name. Come up with as many as you like and email them by […]

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An update on upcoming books

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Just popping in to update y’all on book progress. I got the final galley proofs for The Ghoul Vendetta (SPI Files #4) three days before we left on our one vacation a year. I finished the proofs in three days. This allowed me to take the manuscript for Treasure & Treason (the next Raine book […]

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Treasure & Treason snippet

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The deadline is on Thursday and I’m working on the last two chapters. Here’s a snippet I just wrote: A shout from above signaled shallows on either side of the entrance to the harbor. Our final approach would be through a narrow and treacherous channel. Phaelan gripped the wheel and began a litany of murmured […]

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Treasure & Treason cover — Version 2.0

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Upon further reflection, I decided to ask Aleta to tweak the Tam cover. There will definitely be two books, and if you guys really like his stories, I’ll be spinning him off into his own series — as I’m seriously considering doing with Phaelan. Therefore, Tam’s skin color has to be correct on this first […]

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A snippet from Treasure & Treason

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** Remember: Treasure & Treason is from Tam’s POV. ** I had tried to contact Regor and the Isle of Mid to make what I was about to do officially sanctioned. My attempts had been solidly blocked. Not just blocked, slammed down—by the alien mages on the Nebian ships. All three of our ships were […]

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It’s here! The cover for Treasure & Treason

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I approved the cover for Treasure & Treason late yesterday. Aleta Rafton did an absolutely amazing job! We worked closely together to get the look just right. And yes, I know Tam’s skin is not as gray as it should be, but in the interest of attracting new readers to the series, we opted for […]

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A snippet from Treasure & Treason

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Talon arrived an hour later via mirror from my parents’ estate. We’d both had a long day. I told him he needed to do two things now: a bath and then to bed. We were leaving tomorrow, and the only bath he would get between here and Aquas was if it rained on him, and […]

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Quote from Treasure & Treason

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“Goblins are most proficient at hiding things, be it money, jewels, alliances, dead enemies, or inconvenient emotions.” Tamnais Nathrach

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