French Dragonkeeper

I got a bit of a shock when I received a copy of the French version of Dragonkeeper in the post yesterday. It took me a moment to realise what it was. That’s because the title is Liu et le Vieux Dragon or Liu and the Old Dragon. At first I thought it was someone … Continued

Garden in USA

I have had some enquiries from readers in America and Canada about the publication of my books over there. I now have some firm dates. Dragon Keeper                        paperback    April 2007 Garden of the Purple Dragon    hardcover    July 2007 Garden of the Purple Dragon    paperback    April 2008 Dragon Moon            … Continued

Garden in the UK

I’ve been getting a few emails from UK readers who are wondering when Garden of the Purple Dragon will be out in that part of the world. Macmillan tell me that it will be out in February next year, along with the paperback edition of Dragonkeeper. Meanwhile I have to have a second draft of … Continued

Overseas and alternate covers

Just a quick note to say that the overseas and alternate covers for Dragonkeeper, Garden of the Purple Dragon, Black Snake, Ramose: Prince in Exile, Ramose and the Tomb Robbers, Ramose: Sting of the Scorpion and Ramose: Wrath of Ra have now been added to the website.

Japanese Edition of Dragonkeeper

Yesterday I received copies of the Japanese edition of Dragonkeeper. It’s always exciting seeing the covers of overseas versions of books. Sometimes I’m pleased with them, sometimes not so much. In this case I’m delighted with the cover. It’s lovely. Very different to the original Australian cover. The illustrator has obviously read the book (which … Continued

More Garden of the Purple Dragon News

black dog books tells me that Garden of the Purple Dragon is also due to be published in France (Bayard Editions Jeunesse), Spain (Ediciones B), Germany (Cecile Dressler), Denmark (Bonnier Carlsen), Slovenia (Ucila International). I haven’t got any publication dates for those. Can’t wait to see those editions. It’s exciting seeing my books in other … Continued

Overseas Editions

Dragonkeeper The US edition of Dragonkeeper is now available in hardback format, published by Hyperion. French, Spanish, Swedish and German versions are also available, with UK and Japanese editions out soon. Ramose series The Ramose series, set in ancient Egypt, is now available in French, published by Editions Milan.