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Vanessa C. Hawkins, Fantasy Romantic Suspense Author

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

COMING SOON TO BWL PUBLISHING INC.

The Curious Case of Simon Todd

 

Simon Todd is an everyday accountant, who after unceremoniously falling from his neighbor's roof, somehow finds himself dead and transformed into a ghost on a quest to find dragon treasure.

 

He is joined on his journey by the horrid scoundrel and gunslinger, Dick Dashing, the sweet and powerful necromancer Miss Baxter, and Jane -- not John -- Darcy (the dragon in disguise who doesn’t quite understand the nuances of gendered nomenclature).

 

While traversing across the country of Freland, the unlikely party discovers that their trek for gold is involved in a conspiracy with wizard mobsters. Mages begin appearing who attempt to collect Miss Baxter for ransom, and Simon (smitten by the young, undead-wielding wizardess) finds himself within the center of a revolt against the unscrupulous Chancellor Heironymous Grimguild, leader of the wizard mafia. To make matters worse, Simon is confronted by Hell Lords, the four horsemen of the apocalypse, and circus-crazed Reapers bent on sending the hapless accountant to hell! If he can’t get the hang of his ghostly powers, Simon Todd will be less a help but more a burden to his ragtag party of friends.    

 

Meanwhile Jane, the proud purple diamond-backed dragon in disguise who had originally thought to devour the would-be treasure bandits, must decide which is more important: his wonderful hoard, or the increasingly endearing bundle of fools he has found himself amidst. 

 

Can Simon help Miss Baxter evade the mafia of decorated wizards? Will he be able to bargain the Reapers for his life and procure for himself even a modicum of dragon treasure? Will humans prove too sweet for a gentleman dragon’s diet?

 

 

 

Canadian Publisher, BWL Publishing Inc. is a traditional, royalty paying, digital and print publisher of discriminating genre fiction. 

Our authors are experienced, previously published professionals with solid back lists

 

We are now open for submissions.

 

We accept traditionally published authors with backlists as well as new Works in adult and young adult genre fiction.

 

Unfortunately we must concentrate our editing resources on authors with experience in publishing and for this reason we do not accept submissions from previously unpublished authors.

 

To submit your query letter, including a brief description of your experience and previously published Works (a brief paragraph introducing the genre of your manuscript and your main characters as well as a short summary) send this by email (with no attachments) to our marketing manager, Nancy M. Bell, books we love @telus.net

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