Shadow of the Crescent is available as a Kindle ebook now. (Paperback version to follow in a few days. It always takes longer.)
Twenty-seven years after the fall of Constantinople…
Caterina, Countess of San Florian, keeps a book of important things she’s learned, from poison antidotes to cosmetic recipes, from charms for toothache to ways of raising and commanding demons. Having a reasonable care for her soul, she has never actually tried demonic magic. Yet.
Gian, captain of her personal guard, has an innate magical talent that does not rely on incantations, but warns him of danger and awakens him to opportunities. It makes him nervous.
And Sultan Mehmed II wants one last great victory. San Florian would be an excellent base of operations for his army to attack Venice.
On the run from Venice to Constantinople after the Turkish-aided takeover of San Florian, Gian and Caterina will need all their wits and every scrap of magic they can employ to escape, to survive, and to recapture their city.
Have I mentioned that I love, love, love the cover Cedar created for this book? Sorry it comes out so big; I’ve tried shrinking it but can’t seem to batter the image into submission.
She linked it in the first three words!
Thanks. My browser didn’t show it at all. GAH.
Congratulations! Glad to see your writing got going again.
For shrinking images, I find Irfanview does a really good job of resizing and compressing images. I run pretty much everything I’m going to do something with through it. It’s freeware last I checked.
It’s something with the blog software. I shrink images for my posts here, and the blog resized them to XL. WPDE and so on.
Congrats. Beautiful cover.