Everyone at McNally Robinson Booksellers is anxiously awaiting the September release of Thunder Road from Turnstone Press, the first book in 's fantasy series featuring Ted Callan. Why? Not only because we've worked with him for over ten years and we love him, but because he's a great writer. Those of us lucky enough to have read the manuscript. in progress discovered a Manitoba we could only guess at, a magical land full of Norse gods and supernatural beings.
When three stout men assault Ted in his Osborne Street hotel room, he doesn't like his chances of getting out of there alive. But when he comes to, he discovers he's more than alive. His body is covered in an elaborate Norse tattoo that gives him the power of the Gods. And he's going to need ever ounce of that power as he sets off on a journey that leads him from Winnipeg to Gimli and finally to Flin Flon for a showdown of mythological proportions.
Chadwick Ginther's story "First Light" appeared in the Summer 2011 issue of On Spec, the premier Canadian magazine of speculative fiction, and his reviews have appeared in Quill and Quire, Prairie Books NOW and The Winnipeg Review.
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