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Peter Saenz was raised in Southern California and parts of South Texas. He's always been fascinated with the fantasy genre and is a fan of authors: Anne Rice, David Sedaris, J.K. Rowling and Roald Dahl. His first published work was in the collected short story book ‘Queer Tales: A Fantasy Anthology’. He then expanded his short story for that book into his first full novel ‘Coven of Wolves’. His third book ‘New Years to Christmas’ is a collaborative short story project celebrating various American holidays. He is currently working writing, ‘Coven of Wolves Book II: Blood Ties’. Peter currently lives in Los Angeles with his husband Joseph.
‘Coven of Wolves’ (February 2012)
Plot: Devin Marshall is alone and on the run from a coven of dark witches. New to the world of magic, Devin tries his best to outrun and outlast the coven he once swore loyalty to in order to save his soul. In a last ditch attempt at freedom he discovers help where he least expects it, but also manages to upset a pack of deadly werewolves along the way.
Two supernatural cultures clash as Devin discovers hidden secrets about his past in an all or nothing attempt at survival. Coven of Wolves takes readers around the globe and back in time as a new universe of hidden societies, powerful witches, and sinister creatures dominate the landscape in their fight for control of an unsuspecting world.
‘Queer Tales: A Fantasy Anthology’ (July 2012)
Plot: 6 original short stories, each individually written by fresh new authors from around the world. It’s gay short story fiction with a fantasy twist!
‘New Years to Christmas: 15 Queer Holiday Tales’ (November 2012)
Plot: 15 short story pieces and artwork created by a group of inspired gay men that celebrates the joys found in an array of well known American holidays. Become enraptured in stories that not only highlight the gay experience, but also captures the spirit of the seasons. Whether it be Valentine’s Day, Easter, Halloween, Christmas, or another occasion you hold dear, this book will take you on several adventures that you’ll want to enjoy over and over again. Celebrate all year long with “New Years to Christmas”!
Coven of Wolves
· Stories Books and Café (short story reading – December 15, 2011) – Silver Lake, CA
· 2012 Palm Springs Gay Pride Festival (book signing – November 3, 2012) – Palm Springs, CA
· 2012 Bent-Con (book signing – December 1 & 2, 2012) – Marriott Hotel, Burbank, CA