The Wolf’s Sister – article, interview and 1st review!

It’s never ending.

The Wolfs Sister: a Tale of the Holtlands

I did some interviews and promo a while ago so with only a week left, its all arriving at once. Don’t worry. I’ll pipe down again soon.*

Raine Delight posted an article I wrote on Fantasy cunningly entitled “Why Fantasy?” and another interview which also includes a different except of “The Wolf’s Sister”. Warning for those at work – there are some scantily clad ladies in the site header. Actually, that might be an enticement for some of you.

I also got a stonking review from the wonderful Ciar Cullen – I’m so thrilled about this one.

Long is a master at characterization. Deep characterization, in a short book. Madness, longing, love, desperation, motivation, hurt, betrayal–it’s all there for each primary character. Even Anala, my favorite character (a wolf). Sniff. Because the characters are so real, the relationships are believable. Somehow Long creates connections between her characters seemingly out of thin air. And then you connect–Shan is so loveable in a manly way that it’s heartbreaking when he gets into mortal danger.

I love her description–just enough to give you the sense of the cold fantasy world without boring you. I also loved the tone of this book–serious, a bit morose, deep, desperate. In contrast, the romance is uplifting and brings light to the story.

So I got a 4.5 out of 5 and I’m delighted. 🙂

*then again, maybe not…