August 2010 Collectible Book of the Month

This is Mr. Newton’s first novel. It is the first of four fantasy novels.

Mark Charan Newton is just 29 and lives in Nottingham, England.

He was previously editor of “tie-in” fiction for New Line Cinema and 2000AD. Tie-in fiction is fiction written with the characters and settings already established (like Star Wars and Star Trek).

Villjamur is an ancient city with both human and non-humans seeking shelter from an impending ice age. There are many conflicts and complex characters in the book


There are two books available. The UK version (Tor) is the true first published in May 2009. You can find it online but it may be getting expensive.

Also, look for signed or unsigned copies of the US version (Spectra with light blue cover) which came out in June 2010.

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