Wednesday, December 23, 2009

What is Doranna Durgin reading?

The current featured contributor at Writer's Read: Doranna Durgin, author of over twenty novels, including Dun Lady's Jess, winner of the 1995 Compton Crook/Stephen Tall award for the best first book in the fantasy, science fiction, and horror genres.

Her entry begins:
At the bedside, I'm reading Julie Czerneda's Rift in the Sky. It's hard to be objective about Julie's books because she's such a good friend, but the truth is that I found her work before I ever realized that she enjoyed mine, and we have many things in common as writers and people -- so in the end it's only natural that I wait for her releases with anticipation! Her stories are always interwoven with the most fascinating biological foundation, as well as characters that are utterly true to themselves, their origins, and their species needs. She always manages to give me a good kick in the heart, too. Rift is...[read on]
Visit Doranna Durgin's website and blog.

Among the praise for Durgin's Sentinel series:
"...Complex characters and an interesting storyline..."
--Romantic Times

“An emotional story, and a sexy jaguar shifter readers will love.”
--ParaNormal Romance

"Vivid imagery and magical circumstances ... believable and profoundly emotional... a story packed with hidden intrigue and an abundance of magical adventures."
When she's not writing, Durgin builds web pages, wanders around outside with a camera, and works with horses and dogs.

Writer's Read: Doranna Durgin.

--Marshal Zeringue