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Welcome to Rachel Neumeier’s Website

Hello, and welcome to my website. Take a look around – you’ll find information on my books, my life as an author and what else I’m up to at the moment. You’ll also find my personal book recommendations and some useful links. Feel free to get in touch via my contact page if you would like to find out more.

Books – Coming Soon and Out Now

Black Dog, February 2014House of Shadows, July 2012The Griffin Mage Trilogy omnibus edition, November 2011The Floating Islands, February 2011

Visit the Books page of the site for more information on all my published books.

Latest News & Blog Posts

Recent Reading: The Adoration of Jenna Fox

November 23rd, 2014

So I’ve been reading only SF lately because of SF Month, except unfortunately I haven’t liked a couple of the books I’ve read recently enough to review them. I’ll just tell you: it was FOR DARKNESS SHOWS THE STARS by Diana Peterfreund and SHIP BREAKER by Paolo Bacigalupi. I did like them both, actually, but …
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Wow, here’s an unexpected chance to stock up on classic titles

November 22nd, 2014

It seems that 600 classic titles have been made available online, in standard ebook formats, by Open Culture. Download 600 free eBooks to your Kindle, iPad/iPhone, computer, smart phone or ereader. Collection includes great works of fiction, non-fiction and poetry, including works by Asimov, Jane Austen, Philip K. Dick, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Neil Gaiman, Tolstoy, …
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Standalone titles: Fantasy and SF

November 21st, 2014

Over at, we have a list of seventeen standalone fantasy titles. Now, mind you, a standalone is a mixed blessing. Because one of those titles is THE GOBLIN EMPEROR and how many of us are weeping because there isn’t a sequel planned? Right? Even so, I must admit I’m often more likely to pick …
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November 20th, 2014

I hope there will be no further problems with comments, but certainly at the moment the comment function is working fine! So please share your own favorite pumpkin recipe, or add a comment about your favorite CJC novels, or mention your personal favorite alien species in SF — whatever you like.

Just a week to Thanksgiving, and I don’t like pumpkin pie

November 20th, 2014

I like turkey and stuffing and green bean casserole and okay not Brussels sprouts, but everything else on the table is likely to be tasty. I need to mention to my mother that I want to make the stuffing this year because I have some snazzy recipes pulled out and really want to try the …
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