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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

PURE MAGIC, at last

May 27th, 2015

Okay! All the remaining problems have been sorted out . . . I think . . . and I hit Go on Amazon and Draft to Digital. So PURE MAGIC should be appearing everywhere in the next day or so, in ebook form. Tomorrow: Figuring out CreateSpace. Hopefully I will get that all in order …
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Patience, please

May 27th, 2015

Your continuing patience, though involuntary I suppose, is appreciated. I now have the cover, but it is refusing to load. Also, although I’m now also paragraphing exactly as the Kindle people suggest, the paragraph indents are all wrong in the Kindle preview for no obvious reason. I’m sure the helpful Kindle customer service people will …
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UPROOTED by Naomi Novik

May 25th, 2015

So, kinda in honor of just picking up Uprooted . . . which should be arriving in thirty seconds or so given the magic of electrons . . . let me draw you to this guest post by Naomi Novik over at Fantasy Book Café. The post is about flow; that is: “My very favorite …
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Artistic invention: gryphons

May 25th, 2015

Via a link from tor.com, this tumblr: gryphons made by combining various species and breeds of cats with various species of birds. The most peculiar is the ostrich-tiger thing. My favorite is the peregrine-cheetah, which almost looks like it could work:

Pastoral fantasy

May 24th, 2015

Here’s a nice post at Book View Café by Sherwood Smith. Anyway, for whatever reasons, pastoral fantasies largely went out of fashion, at least I hadn’t seen any until this month when two came out within days of each other. They contained a lot of similar elements, they were not set in an idyllic England, …
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