Presenting: Lies and Prophecy

Lies and Prophecy

There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies, and prophecy.

Kim thought majoring in divination would prepare her for the future. But even with her foresight warning her of trouble, she’s taken by surprise when an unknown force attacks Julian, her enigmatic classmate and friend. Her gifts can’t protect him against further attacks and an inexplicable string of disappearances . . . and if she’s reading the omens right, Julian isn’t the only one in danger.

Kim knows she isn’t ready for this. But if she wants to save Julian — and herself — she’ll have to prove her own prophecies wrong.

It’s here at last! Lies and Prophecy, my first novel with the Book View Cafe, and the story we’ve been leading up to with the “Welcome to Welton” posts.

So as to not require scrolling down through blog-post archives, here’s a list of the scenes in chronological order:

Or you can read them as continuous text on my website. There are more behind-the-scenes tidbits posted there, and of course you can always follow my journal for updates on this and more.

I really enjoyed sharing these prequel scenes with you all, and I hope you enjoy the book. I’ll be back soon as a normal BVC blogger!



About Marie Brennan

Marie Brennan is a former anthropologist and folklorist who shamelessly pillages her academic fields for inspiration. She recently misapplied her professors' hard work to the short novel Driftwood and Turning Darkness Into Light, a sequel to the Hugo Award-nominated Victorian adventure series The Memoirs of Lady Trent. She is the author of several other series, over sixty short stories, and the New Worlds series of worldbuilding guides; as half of M.A. Carrick, she has written The Mask of Mirrors, first in the Rook and Rose trilogy. For more information, visit, Twitter @swan_tower, or her Patreon.


Presenting: Lies and Prophecy — 6 Comments

  1. Welcome, and good book. I thoroughly enjoyed it and actually burned the potatoes because I was… er… reading it. <-:

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