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Teresa Frohock

Teresa FrohockRaised in a small town, Teresa Frohock learned to escape to other worlds through the fiction collection at her local library. She eventually moved away from Reidsville and lived in Virginia and South Carolina before returning to North Carolina, where she currently resides with her husband and daughter. Miserere: An Autumn Tale is her debut novel. Read an excerpt and learn more about the author at Teresa Frohock’s website.

Miserere: An Autumn Tale: Impressive with room for improvement

Miserere: An Autumn Tale by Teresa Frohock

FORMAT/INFO: Miserere: An Autumn Tale is 350 pages long divided over three Parts and 21 numbered/titled chapters. Narration is in the third person, mostly via Lucian Negru and Rachael Boucher, while other POVs include Lucian’s twin sister Catarina, the foundling Lindsay Richardson, and Lucian’s Elder John Shea. Miserere: An Autumn Tale ends at a satisfying stopping point, but is the first book of The Katharoi, which will have at least two more sequels: Dolorosa: A Winter's Dream (Book 2) and Bellum Dei: Blood of the Lambs (Book 3). July 2011 marks the trade paperback publication of Miserere: An Autumn Tale via Night Shade. The lovel... Read More

The Broken Road: Dark and gritty

The Broken Road by T. Frohock

T. Frohock” is Teresa Frohock, the author of the well-regarded fantasy debut Miserere: An Autumn Tale. The Broken Road is a novella that belongs to the “grimdark” genre: it is dark and gritty and there is no happily ever after. Frohock herself calls it “gothic horror,” and that description works, too. It’s good.

Travys du Valois is the younger of Queen Heloise’s twin sons. He is mute, and therefore unable to work the magic inherent in the nobles of his land except by using the voice of another or the ... Read More