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June 14, 2013 posted by Unity Wellington

Launch Update: Mortal Fire by Elizabeth Knox

Launch Update: Mortal Fire by Elizabeth Knox

On Thursday the 6th of June we launched Mortal Fire, the latest offering from Elizabeth Knox, author of The Vintner’s Luck, Dreamhunter, and Dreamquake. It was not Elizabeth’s first launch with us, but it was our first time hosting Gecko Press, which we’re very grateful for.

Mortal Fire is set in the same world as the Dreamhunter duet, but is a standalone novel with very different characters. It follows Canny Mochrie, a bright and logical sixteen year old who discovers the secrets permeating her world.

Julia Marshall (publisher at Gecko Press) opened the evening and Kirsten McDougall (author of The Invisible Rider) introduced Elizabeth and the book. Check out the photos below – photos © Matt Bialostocki // Unity Books


This is what it looked like laid out on our counter. Exciting!



Sandwiched in our New Zealand fiction section – you can also find it under NZ Teen Fiction. Mortal Fire $30 pb.



Gecko Press Publisher Julia Marshall opening up the evening.



Elizabeth Knox and Julia Marshall



Wrapping things up after introducing the book.


You can read Kirsten’s launch speech here to find out more



A happy Elizabeth Knox talking about Mortal Fire and the world it is set in.



…and saying some thank yous.



It was a great turn out and the people that came showed just the kind of support Elizabeth deserves!



From left to right – a reader, Kirsten McDougall, Jane Arthur and Julia Marshall (both of Gecko Press).

You can check out Elizabeth’s blog HERE

and Mortal Fire is available to purchase in our online store HERE.




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