Keith R.A. DeCandido (kradical) wrote,
Keith R.A. DeCandido

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buy Flesh and Fire and Iron Man: Femmes Fatales!

While at a B&N in Exton, Pennsylvania yesterday, I found books by two friends that I'd been meaning to pick up. The first is Flesh and Fire, the first of Laura Anne Gilman's (suricattus) "Vineart War" series, which is just out this week in hardcover from Simon & Schuster. This is fantasy with an oenophilic twist, taking advantage of the author's love for wine, and quite a departure from Laura Anne's "Retrievers" series of urban fantasy novels. Do check it out.

Oh, and here's a picture of the book on the shelf:

The other book is Robert Greenberger's Iron Man: Femmes Fatales, which takes place in a slightly alternate Marvel universe, and involves SHIELD, Hydra, and the Maggia -- all longtime foes of ShellHead in the comics.

Here's that book's cover:

I'm eagerly looking forward to these two books, and not just because friends of mine wrote them. Well, in the former case, it's kind of true, because I heard a lot about F&F while Laura Anne was writing it, but that just increased my enthusiasm for reading it when it finally was published. Now's my chance.....

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