Thomas Locke

Posts Categorized: Legends of the Realm Series

Merchant of Alyss: Cover Reveal Jigsaw Puzzle

It’s always fun to reveal the cover of an upcoming novel. Thought I’d have a little fun with the “cover reveal” this time. Below is a virtual jigsaw puzzle of the Merchant of Alyss cover. Merchant of Alyss releases January 5, 2016, and is book 2 in the Legends of the Realm series. (Emissary is…

Hollywood Happenings: Sept-Oct 2015 Edition

I’m kicking off a new blog series called “Hollywood Happenings.” I don’t claim to know everything that goes on in Tinseltown, but I can relay information and insights that relate to my personal journey into writing for the big screen. I recently received an email from Nicholas Burgess-Jones, producer of the Emissary film project. He…

Emissary #5 on CBA Best-Seller List for Fantasy and Sci-Fi

I just learned that Emissary is #5 on the June 2015 CBA best-seller list for fantasy/sci-fi.The CBA best-seller list for June is based on sales through April 30. Wow! I can’t tell you how thrilled I am about this. Writing in two new-to-me genres (fantasy and techno-thrillers for the mainstream market) has been something I’ve…

Four Readers Critique ‘Emissary’

I love that readers of Emissary aren’t shy about sharing their strong opinions about the story, for better or for worse. Today, we have excerpts from four reviews of Emissary from Lindsay Franklin, Matthew Sundin, Deborah Wilson, and Keith Hazard. Please click the link next to each person’s name to read their full review. Lindsay…

New ‘Emissary’ Reviews from Romantic Times and Midwest Book Review

“Book One of the ‘Legends of the Realm’ series is a wonderful journey away from the real world. A fine start to this intriguing series. Four Stars.” —Romantic Times   “A superbly crafted fantasy adventure novel that engages the reader’s total and rewarded attention from beginning to end. Very highly recommended.” —Midwest Book Review

Emissary ebook on sale for $2.99 at Amazon

Good news, friends. My publisher, Revell, has extended the ebook deal on Emissary through April 30, 2015. Emissary is book 1 in the Legends of the Realm epic fantasy series. Here is the pricing at several online bookstores: Amazon — $2.99 for Kindle Christianbook.com — $3.19 for eBook Barnes & Noble — $3.99 for NOOK…

‘Emissary’ ebook only 99 cents for 4 days!

Here’s a sweet deal on Emissary, book 1 in the Legends of the Realm epic fantasy series: For four days only – March 26-29, 2015, you can get the ebook version of Emissary for only 99 cents! Click to order Emissary from your favorite online bookseller: Amazon Barnes & Noble BAM! Christianbook.com Baker Retail