CymeraFest – Scotland’s Festival of Science Fiction, Fantasy &Horror Writing #Edinburgh 7th – 9th June @CymeraF #readers #bookbloggers

I am so excited to be reviewing the festival with my Love Books Group blogger hat on. If you love Science Fiction, Fantasy or Horror and your in the Edinburgh area on the 7th – 9th of June. Then book your tickets today!

A few things to check out are the official website and then go give the gang a follow over on Twitter

Friday the 7th of June


  • Friday, June 7, 2019
  • 4:00 PM  5:00 PM

Join L. J. MacWhirter, Elizabeth May, and Laura Lam as they discuss their work, which blends historical research with fantasy. L. J. MacWhirter is the author of Black Snow Falling, set in 1952. Elizabeth May has written the Falconer Trilogy, set in an alternate Victorian Edinburgh, and Laura Lam drew from Victorian Scotland to craft her magical circus in Pantomime. Laura and Elizabeth have also co-written a book called Seven Devils, which (though science fiction) draws from research about ancient Rome.

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Richard Morgan: Thin Air

  • Friday, June 7, 2019
  • 6:00 PM  7:00 PM

From the author of the award-winning science fiction novel Altered Carbon comes an atmospheric tale of corruption and abduction set on Mars. In Thin Air, ex-corporate enforcer, Hakan Veil, is forced to bodyguard Madison Madekwe, part of a colonial audit team investigating a disappeared lottery winner on Mars. But when Madekwe is abducted, and Hakan nearly killed, the investigation takes him farther and deeper than he had ever expected…

Richard Morgan was (until his writing career took off) a tutor at Strathclyde University in the English Language Teaching division. He has travelled widely and lived in Spain and Istanbul. He is a fluent Spanish speaker. Winner of the Arthur C. Clarke, John W. Campbell and Philip K. Dick Awards, his books are published around the world.

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Potions & Poisons with Melinda Salisbury and P. M. Freestone

  • Friday, June 7, 2019
  • 6:00 PM  7:00 PM

Melinda Salisbury is the bestselling author of young adult novels, her newest being the political fantasy State of Sorrow and its sequel, Song of Sorrow. She joins P. M. Freestone, author of lush scent-based fantasy, Shadowscent. Together, they will discuss the potions, poisons, and alchemy of cooking up new worlds.

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More tomorrow on the blog about Saturday the 8th of June’s events.

Thank you to Ann Landmann for the opportunity to review and feature the festival.

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