Harper Voyager will have a strong presence at Phoenix Comicon this year as four more Harper authors join the guest lineup.
Bishop O’Connell is known for his “American Faerie Tale” series, which kicked off in 2014 with The Stolen. These contemporary fantasy novels, set in a magical Boston and the mystical land of Tír na nÓg, follow a mother as she searches for her child, who has been stolen by the Fae. The fourth novel in the series, The Returned, is available on eBook in July.
Navy veteran and polymath Patrick Hemstreet’s debut novel, The God Wave, follows a neuroscientist unlocks the key to seemingly unlimited brain power and Godlike abilities. In his dystopian future, however, his benevolent intent is easily corrupted by military intervention. The novel is coming out on May 17.
Becky Chambers is one of the most talked about young sci-fi authors right now, thanks to her acclaimed space opera, The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet, which Chambers funded through a Kickstarter campaign in 2012 and self-published in 2014, earning a Kitschie nomination in the process. Last year Ann Leckie sang the praises of the debut here and Harper released it as an eBook last August. The paperback comes out in July.
Finally, the Valley’s own Joe Nassise will be joining the Harper crew. A New York Times bestselling
horror author, he has earned multiple Stoker nominations and served as the president of the Horror Writers Association. Nassise is best known for the acclaimed Riverwatch, as well as the “Templar Chronicles” urban fantasy series. His latest series “The Great Undead War” is an alt-history mash-up of zombies and World War I. He also recently edited the anthology Urban Allies, which features ten collaborative urban fantasy tales by such superstars as Charlaine Harris and Christopher Golden working in tandem. The collection hits shelves on July 26.