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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…

10 Avid Fantasy Fans Share their Opinions About ‘Emissary’

Here are excerpts from 10 reviews written by avid fans of fantasy literature. And fantasy readers are a tough crowd! Please click the link to read the full review. Jodelle Svenhard, Amazon: Live it, BREATHE it. Smell the scent of this new world, and be captivated by Thomas Locke’s intriguing interlocking style of family, fear,…

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 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! Baker Retail

7 Canadians Review ‘Emissary’

Many thanks to readers in Canada who reviewed Emissary. Here are excerpts from seven Canadian reviewers. Please click the title of each blog to read their full reviews. The Talen’s Tales “This is seriously one of the best books I have read in a long time. I swept up in this world and the characters.”…

Pamela Morrisson Reviews ‘Emissary’

By Pamela Morrisson, Guest Reviewer This review was originally published on the Daysong Reflections blog. Reprinted with permission from the author. I have read and enjoyed novels by a certain well-known Christian author since approximately 1990 and have learned that I can expect an excellent story that is well-written and well researched each time I…

Reviewers Say Emissary is Suitable for Young Adults

Today we hear from two reader reviewers: Cindy Anderson and Judith Barnes. Both of them believe Emissary is appropriate for young adults and homeschooled teenagers. Cindy Anderson: Emissary has everything a fantasy lit fan can ask for. It is fast-paced and has just enough characters to keep it moving without having to make a chart…

‘Emissary’ Casts a Spell on Non-Fantasy Readers

More than a few of the people who volunteered to review Emissary confessed that they do not normally read fantasy stories. But they were willing to give Emissary a shot. Some of them are now converted to reading fantasy fiction! Following are excerpts from several reviews. Click each reviewer’s name to read her full review….

Q&A With Thomas Locke: Have You Ever Owned a Wolfhound?

Q: Hyam’s canine companion is a young wolfhound. Have you ever owned a wolfhound or other breed of large dog? Thomas Locke: I’ve had a lot of dogs, but never a wolfhound. For this story, I wanted to use a breed of dog that carried a sense of the impossible, yet was easy for readers…