How Katherine Kurtz Changed Fantasy Books Forever

She doesn't get the same level of props as Michael Moorcock. But Katherine Kurtz, author of the Deryni novels, had a huge impact on fantasy, argues a new essay over at Strange Horizons. Starting in 1970, her books were the first of a new kind of fantasy — closer to historical fiction than epic quest narratives. » 4/03/15 10:44am 4/03/15 10:44am

Your Exclusive First Look at Guy Gavriel Kay's Epic New Novel, River of Stars

Today is the release date for River of Stars by Guy Gavriel Kay — a historical fantasy epic that people are calling "ambitious" and "an exceptional piece of work." And here's a brand new exclusive excerpt, which takes us deep inside the realm of Kitai, which we first discovered in Kay's Under Heaven. » 4/02/13 2:20pm 4/02/13 2:20pm