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Want a free, signed copy of Prayer of the Handmaiden? Check out my Goodreads giveaway, running until 3/1/15!

Merry Shannon

Merry Shannon is a writer, costumer, and full-time social worker living in sunny Denver. Her stories are filled with adventure, fantasy, and plenty of sweet 'n sexy girl-on-girl romance.

Newest Release

The long-awaited second book in the Legends of Ithyria series - sequel to the Goldie Award-winning Sword of the Guardian. Celibate priestess Kadrian must defend the kingdom of Ithyria from a dangerous enemy, and ultimately choose between her duty to the Goddess and the love of her childhood sweetheart, Erinda. Now available for pre-order!

Deleted Scenes

New section of the site, devoted to scenes that hit the cutting room floor before the books hit the shelves!

Another early review (from an awesome author, no less!!)

So one of my favorite writers, D.Jackson Leigh, posted this lovely Goodreads review of PotH yesterday, and I only just discovered it: “I’ve never read a book by this author that I didn’t like and this one is no exception. She’s a fantastic writer of fantasy. Her world-building is impeccable, and her plotting full of…

First Reader Review of the new book is out!!

Ooh, guys, very first reader feedback on Prayer of the Handmaiden was just posted by Musa over at Goodreads: “The writing is just superb[…]glad to say for once that there are so many different twists and turns that I end up starting again at where I’ve left off. To some, Kade will be an unlikely heroine…


Well, friends, we are officially less than a week away from Prayer of the Handmaiden‘s BSB advance release date (3/1/15) and just three weeks away from the official everywhere-release date (3/17/15). I’ve been sick for the last couple weeks, and not very active on the blog, but still hard at work on these super cool giveaway…

Goodreads Giveaway

So the first of several planned book-launch giveaways has begun! Over on Goodreads I’m offering a free signed copy of Prayer of the Handmaiden, from my own personal stock of author copies, to one lucky winner. Click the button below to enter! :) Goodreads Book Giveaway Prayer of the Handmaiden by Merry Shannon Giveaway ends…

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