New Release: Camelot II by MF Burbaugh

IFWG Publishing is very pleased to announce the release of MF Burbaugh‘s third book in the We Were Legends series, Camelot II. Burbaugh is a long-standing author with IFWG and has produced fantasy and science fiction (and novel cross-genre variants) of high imagination and unique world building. The We Were Legends series is vast and ambitious, and readers would need to read the first two volumes to make sense of this third…but it’s worth it.

Available now in Amazon, and all good retailers, online and bricks and mortar. The ebook version will be available within a week.

Camelot II

Jake Spoonbill, once a NASA pilot, later King and savior of a planet called Camelot, has been swept over centuries in cycles of reincarnation, along with his legendary Amazon wives, and the catalyst of what made him a champion of the downtrodden and sex-god, the Bronze Goddess. He has learned that nothing happens by chance, as he is periodically ‘awakened’ to rejoin with his army of sword-wielding wives to fight civilization’s direst of enemies.

In Camelot II Jake is once again awakened and journeys across the galaxy to reform his legendary force, and retrace the complex strands of events that had taken place in previous adventures. He soon discovers that the ancient enemies were not entirely destroyed centuries before…and where one tyrant is toppled, another takes its place.

Join Jake in the third instalment of We Were Legends, and experience more of MF Burbaugh’s unique, fascinating universe.

Book 1 (We Were Legends) and Book 2 (Blood Sabers)

We Were Legends FINAL FRONT    cover

New Signing: Archsage by Jesse McMinn

IFWG Publishing is delighted to announce the signing of the third and last instalment of Canadian author Jesse McMinn‘s Tower series, Archsage.

We have  had a long association with this talented writer, and in fact Jesse was still in College when he handed his first manuscript over to us. It was a refreshing, innovative approach to epic fantasy as well as parallel worlds. Following the publishing of Loria (book 1), came Trials, which showed Jesse wasn’t a one-hit wonder, and left us all on tenterhooks for the final instalment of the trilogy.

We look forward to releasing Archsage in June 2018.

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Jesse McMinn

Jesse McMinn is a Canadian writer, programmer and fantasy enthusiast who is drawn to creativity in all of its forms. After spending much of 2015 travelling Europe and Asia, he moved back to his home province of Ontario, Canada, where he currently lives and works.

New Signing: Altered Gate by Shaun Meeks

One of the enjoyable series that IFWG International publishes, is the Dillon the Monster Dick series by Canadian writer, Shaun Meeks. His series is a unique blend of horror, weird, detective noir and Dr Who (if you can believe it – believe it and buy them and see).

We previously published two books, The Gate at Lake Drive and Earthbound and Down, and fans of the series look forward to the next instalment, Altered Gate, scheduled for release in August 2018. We are pleased to have signed this book with Shaun.

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Shaun Meeks

Shaun Meeks lives in Toronto, Ontario with his partner, Mina LaFleur, where they own and operate their own corset company L’Atelier de LaFleur. Shaun is the author of The Dillon the Monster Dick series (Earthbound and Down and The Gate at Lake Drive), as well as Maymon, Shutdown and Down on the Farm. He has published more than 50 short stories; the most recent appearing in The Best of the Horror Zine, Midian Unmade: Tales of Clive Barker’s Nightbreed, Dark Moon Digest, Rouge Nation, Shrieks and Shivers from The Horror Zine, Zippered Flesh 2, Of Devils & Deviants and Fresh Fear. His short stories have been collected in At the Gates of Madness, Dark Reaches and Brother’s Ilk (with James Meeks).

To find out more or to contact Shaun, visit

Previous books in the Dillon the Monster Dick series:

New Signing: The Second Life of Eddie Coyne by Louis K Lowy

IFWG Publishing has been fortunate to have published a number of books by Florida-based Louis K Lowy, and we’re always pleasantly surprised by the variety of styles and subject matter that he comes up with. Acquiring the rights to his latest novel, The Second Life of Eddie Coyne was a no brainer – an amazing story of a dying gambler who takes on a bet for the ultimate prize—a chance to save his soul. Fans of Lowy will love it; anyone who loves thoughtful, imaginative speculative fiction will adore it.

We are scheduling its release for October 2018.


Louis K. Lowy is a former firefighter with the city of Hialeah, Florida. He is the author of three books published by IFWG Publishing International: Die Laughing, a humorously dark science fiction adventure set in the 1950s, Pedal, an inspirational tale of a 49-year-old music teacher who loses her job and struggles to reclaim her life through bicycle racing, and To Dream (Book 1 in the Anatomy of a Humachine series), a science fiction tour de force spanning two centuries and crossing two planets.

Lowy is the recipient of a State of Florida Individual Artist Fellowship and an alumnus of Florida International University’s creative writing program. He lives in South Florida with his wife, Carol, and their daughter, Katie. Their son, Chris, resides on the west coast.

Visit Louis on his website and on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

New Signing: Books 3 to 5 of the Garza Twins series

It is with great pleasure that IFWG announces the signing of the remaining three titles of the award-winning young teen Garza Twins series by David Bowles. Book 1, The Smoking Mirror, won an ALA Belpre Honor, and its sequel, A Kingdom Beneath the Waves, has achieved critical acclaim.

Book 3, The Hidden City, will be released in July 2018.

News: Distribution Deal for North America

It is with pleasure that we announce that IFWG Publishing International has signed an Agreement with Small Press United (SPU) for distribution services in North America (ebook and print). SPU is a subsidiary of Independent Publishing Group (IPG). This deal, combined with our sister imprint IFWG Publishing Australia’s deal with Dennis Jones and Associates, gives our combined publishing very significant geographic coverage.

We are now making major effort to ensure we have effective coverage in UK and New Zealand.

The transition to SPU is not a quick one and there will be some minor disruptions caused by this. However, this is a major milestone for IFWG Publishing and important for our growth, and more importantly, much better for our titles’ sales.

This deal also enables us to cross-pollinate titles from one imprint to another – very exciting days!

News: Cover Reveal of Camelot II

MF Burbaugh‘s fans have been waiting a long time for the 3rd Book of the We Were Legends scifi/fantasy series, and it will be released in coming months. In the meantime, here’s a peak at the front cover design – spectacular.

Camelot II

For those who want to catch up to the series, click on the following links:

We Were Legends (Book 1)
Blood Sabers (book 2)

New Release: Earthbound and Down by Shaun Meeks

It is with great pleasure that we announce the release of Earthbound and Down by Canadian writer, Shaun Meeks. It is Book 2 of the Dillon, the Monster Dick series.

“We have been looking forward to this second instalment for some time,” Gerry Huntman, Managing Director of IFWG stated. “We fell in love with Dillon and his friends in Book 1 [The Gate at Lake Drive], particularly its quirky mix of Mythos / Whovian / Noir and, dare I say it, Men in Black storylines. Both books are simply fantastic!”
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Earthbound and Down is now available through all good online ebook stores (click here to find links) and in coming days will be available through all good print stores. If eager, you can purchase direct from the Publisher now.

Photos Taken of Larry Ivkovich’s Launch of Orcus Unchained at Confluence

Larry Ivkovich launched book 3 of his Spirit Winds Quartet, Orcus Unchained, at Confluence Science Fiction Convention in Pittsburgh on August 6 this year. By all reports it was a very successful event.

Cover Reveal: The Hidden City by David Bowles

We know a lot of fans have been waiting for Book 3 of the Garza Twins series by David Bowles, The Hidden City. It will be released in Q2 2018, which may disappoint some, but at the least we can reveal the front cover – yet another fantastic design and artwork by Charlene Bowles.

The Hidden City front-C

For those of you who haven’t had the pleasure of reading David’s young teen/middle grade series, click on the earlier book covers to find out more about what it’s all about, and why he won an American Library Association Honor Award for The Smoking Mirror. You way also want to read the first chapter (previously posted). Continue reading