- Big News! Two more Gem Universe Novellas coming from Tor.com Publishing!
The Fire Opal Mechanism and The Book of Gems are set in the same world as The Jewel and Her Lapidary (Tor.com Publishing, 2016) and the short story “The Topaz Marquise” (Beneath Ceaseless Skies). The Fire Opal Mechanism will be published in 2018.
- “Ruby, Singing” appears in Beneath Ceaseless Skies #261.
- “The Topaz Marquise” appears in Beneath Ceaseless Skies #152.
- “The Jewel and Her Lapidary” from Tor.com, May 2016
Buried beneath the layers of a traveler’s guide is a hidden history: two kingdoms, powerful gems, and the even more powerful Lapidaries who bind them. Lin and Sima, caught in a web of intrigue and deceit, must find a way to escape the traps set by the past and save their kingdom.
An epic fantasy, in miniature.
Here’s a few things people are saying about The Jewel and Her Lapidary:
“At its heart, elegant and effecting.” – Sleeps with Monsters