Peter V Brett Official Site of Peter V Brett, Author Fri, 18 Aug 2017 12:00:10 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Larry Rostant: Skull Throne Outtakes Fri, 18 Aug 2017 12:00:10 +0000 Posted by Karen

Hey everyone! You remember the UK version of The Skull Throne, right? It’s one of my favorite Demon Cycle covers featuring one of my favorite characters. When Peat let me pick which Skull Throne version to add to my own collection, I chose this one:

Larry Rostant, the mastermind behind all Demon Cycle covers, puts his all into each one. In the designing process, he created other versions of the cover– what-if versions that never get used. Like this one:

In a parallel universe, someone has the Skull Throne with that cover. You can check out more Skull Throne Outtakes on Larry Rostant’s Pinterest here or by clicking on one of the pictures above. While you’re there, consider browsing his other work too, it’s all incredible and definitely worth a look.

You can pre-order The Core here!

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Unused Covers Thu, 17 Aug 2017 12:00:13 +0000 Posted by Karen

Hey everyone! In the course of designing a book, one of the most important aspects to think about is the cover. Specifically, what artwork you want to show off that says ‘hey, I’m awesome!’.

The Demon Cycle has, in my opinion, some of the best covers out there, but it took a lot of work to get them there. That means a lot of cover choices that went unseen. Despite not being picked, they’re still gorgeous works of art. Here are some of my favorites…

Daylight War. Smack dab in the middle of the series, this cover features the beautiful and powerful Inevera. Here’s one of the shots that almost got used:


Check out more unused cover pics of Daylight War.

Skull Throne went through a bunch of options too. Here’s a Rojer pose that was cool, but didn’t quite make it onto the UK version:

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The US version also took some tries. Peat’s publisher didn’t want to get it right, they wanted to get it PERFECT. Here are just a few of the takes:



Check out more unused cover pics of Skull Throne.

Beautiful aren’t they? I wouldn’t want to be the one choosing between these for the official covers– they’re all too good! Let us know which ones are your favorites.

You can pre-order The Core here!

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Fanart: Warded Arrows Wed, 16 Aug 2017 12:00:41 +0000 Posted by Karen

Hey everyone! Iris AKA ZweihornFF on Twitter created gorgeous warded arrows. Click on the images of the metal arrows to get the full scope and see them shine!
















On the top is a piercing ward. And from the top down: Wind, Lightning, Moisture, Mind, Water, Mimic, Snow, Wood, Swamp, Field, Flame, Tunnel, Sand, Clay, Rock, Stone.

The warded part of the arrow is about 15cm. The arrow itself about 29cm

You can pre-order the English version of The Core here!

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Top 50 Books List Tue, 15 Aug 2017 12:00:20 +0000 Posted by Karen

Hey everyone! Barnes&Noble recently put out a ‘50 Book To Read While You Wait For Game Of Thrones To Come Out‘ list. As someone who watches it religiously, of course I took a look-see. Three guesses as to what was on it:

Aww yisss, it’s awesome to see a familiar face. Likewise, Goodreads gave a shoutout to the Demon Cycle on their own ‘Top 50 Favorite Fantasy Novels’ list‘. Different name, same story:

If you’re a fan of Fantasy (a FAN-tasy?), then go ahead and check these lists out. It’s got some old favorites as well as new blood. Who knows? Maybe you’ll find a new favorite.

You can pre-order The Core here!

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Graphic Audio: Novella Compilation Available Now! Mon, 14 Aug 2017 12:00:25 +0000 Posted by Karen

Hey everyone! What’s better than The Great Bazaar, Brayan’s Gold, and Messenger’s Legacy? How about all of them in one place:

Get ready for a new Demon Cycle this Winter by checking out Graphic Audio’s short story compilation. This CD Compilation of three Demon Cycle Short Stories contains all of Peat’s current novellas– that’s six solid hours of Demon Cycle awesomeness. Grab them all over at Graphic Audio.

You can pre-order the English version of The Core here!

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