Author Archives: Mike Reeves-McMillan

Review of City of Masks

I was delighted to find this review of City of Masks by Ben Rovik, whose Mechanized Wizardry books I’ve been enjoying. He says in part: This book has all the twists and revelations you’d expect from a story of courtly intrigue, … Continue reading

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New novel announcement

I’ve started a new novel, The Gryphon Clerks. Heroic steampunk-fantasy civil servants. Where City of Masks was “no-magic” fantasy, The Gryphon Clerks will be packed with magic. And sufficiently advanced magic is indistinguishable from mad science. Go now and subscribe … Continue reading

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City of Masks reviewed

Silentrequiem writes: I love epistolary stories, and I love political intrigue, and I love masks. This book was all three wrapped into one delicious package. Reeves-McMillan has created a fascinating society with Bonvidaeo where all the citizenry wear masks and … Continue reading

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Stadt der Masken? Possible German publication of City of Masks

Now, this is at a very early stage, so my excitement is probably not well justified. But I’ve just heard that an Italian agent wants to present City of Masks to some German publishers. Germans are huge readers, apparently, and … Continue reading

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The Gift of Lit

Here’s a little joint project by some Podiobooks authors, including me. In the lead-up to Christmas 2009, we’d like to suggest that you consider buying our books as gifts, or asking others to do so for you. HORROR NIGHT’S KNIGHTS … Continue reading

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City of Masks review

Just found (via Google blog search, which I have fed into my feed reader) a nice review of the podcast version of City of Masks on Livejournal. The reviewer initially wasn’t sold on my reading, until s/he (I think she) … Continue reading

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City of Masks on Smashwords

City of Masks is now available on Smashwords as an ebook. This means you can download it and read it in multiple formats, including Amazon Kindle, Sony Reader, Palm and iPhone (using Stanza). I’ve set it to have the first … Continue reading

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Authonomy again

If you’ve been putting off backing City of Masks on Authonomy, please, delay no longer. After an initial rapid rise up the rankings, it’s starting to slowly slip back as activity around it dies. I’m appealing to you, who are … Continue reading

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City of Masks on Authonomy

I mentioned in a previous post that I’ve been thinking about submitting City of Masks to a traditional publisher. I’ve discovered a way of doing this that is quite clever (of the publisher, not me). Harper-Collins has a site called … Continue reading

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City of Masks "pirated"

I just discovered (via a Google search) that the City of Masks ebook has been uploaded to Scribd, under an Attribution-Noncommercial Creative Commons license. Now, in fact I have never released the ebook under any CC license. I have released … Continue reading

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