Saturday, May 10, 2014

The Blackbirds by Chuck Wendig May Be A TV Show Congratulations Post - May 10, 2014

Chuck Wendig recently announced that Blackbirds, the 1st novel in his Miriam Black series, is being developed for television by STARZ. You can read Chuck's announcement here. Congratulations to Chuck and everything crossed that the series gets made!

The Miriam Black series is published by Angry Robot Books (one of my favorite publishers). I am a huge fan of this series and of Chuck's writing in general. To celebrate the possibility of a TV show one lucky person is going to win the 3 books in the series, Blackbirds, Mockingbird and The Cormorant. Check out the awesome covers below by Joey Hi-Fi.

Miriam Black 1
Angry Robot Books
    April 24, 2012 US/Canada and eBook
    May 3, 2012 UK
Mass Market Paperback and eBook, 320 pages

Miriam Black knows when you will die. She’s foreseen hundreds of car crashes, heart attacks, strokes, and suicides.

But when Miriam hitches a ride with Louis Darling and shakes his hand, she sees that in thirty days Louis will be murdered while he calls her name. Louis will die because he met her, and she will be the next victim.

No matter what she does she can’t save Louis. But if she wants to stay alive, she’ll have to try.

File Under: Urban Fantasy [ Touch Of Death | The Future Is Written | Free Way | Surviving ]

Miriam Black 2
Angry Robot Books
     August 28, 2012 US/Canada and eBook
     September 6, 2012 UK
Mass Market Paperback and eBook, 400 pages

Miriam is trying to keep her ability – her curse – in check.

But when Miriam touches a woman in line at the supermarket, she sees that the woman will be killed here, now.

She reacts, and begins a new chapter in her life – one which can never be expected to go well.

File Under: Urban Fantasy [ Touch of Death | Futures & Pasts | Unlucky Louis | Enduring ]

The Cormorant
Miriam Black 3
Angry Robot Books
     December 31, 2013 US/Canada and eBook
     January 2, 2014 UK
Mass Market Paperback and eBook, 384 pages

Miriam is on the road again, having transitioned from “thief”… to “killer”.

Hired by a wealthy businessman, she heads down to Florida to practice the one thing she’s good at. But in her vision she sees her client die by another’s hand – and on the wall, written in blood, is a message just for Miriam.

She’s expected…

File Under: Urban Fantasy [ Plying Her Trade | Inevitable | Touch of Death | No More! ]

The Giveaway

What:  One entrant will win Mass Market Paperback copies of Blackbirds, Mockingbird, and The Cormorant from The Qwillery.

How:  Log into and follow the directions in the Rafflecopter below.

Who and When:  The contest is open to all humans on the planet earth with a mailing address. Contest ends at 11:59PM US Eastern Time on May 20, 2014. Void where prohibited by law. No purchase necessary. You must be 18 years old or older to enter.

*Giveaway rules and duration are subject to change without any notice.*

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  1. Wow this is mega exciting news. I just hope they do it well. I hope they don't down play how rude and crude Miriam can be. She is just such a fantastic character

    1. Agreed! Fortunately it will be on cable if it gets made so fewer constraints in some ways.

  2. Love Joey's covers. Fingers crossed!